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Research Institute Targets Ebola, Other Infectious Diseases »
Ebola virus disease is a big focus among scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, wh...
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This Flu Shot Is Not Like the Others »
This year Novartis shipped its first full batch of Flucelvax, a new vaccine that was only approved by the Food and Drug A...
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Fearing Ebola? Doctors say get a flu shot »
Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola - chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other...
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MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–59 Years Who Have Ever Been Tested for HIV,*† by Numb »
During 2007–2010, 48% of U.S. women and 41.1% of U.S. men aged 18–59 years reported having ever been tested (outside of bl...
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MMWR: Announcement: Interim U.S. Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of Persons with Potential Ebol »
On October 27, 2014, CDC released Interim U.S. Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of Persons with Potential Ebola Virus...
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MMWR: Notes from the Field: Update on Lyme Carditis, Groups at High Risk, and Frequency of Associate »
On December 13, 2013, MMWR published a report describing three cases of sudden cardiac death associated with Lyme carditi...
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MMWR: Update: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak — West Africa, October 2014 »
CDC is assisting ministries of health and working with other organizations to control and end the ongoing outbreak of Ebol...
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MMWR: Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication — Afghanistan and Pakistan, January 2013–August 2014 »
In 2012, the World Health Assembly declared the completion of polio eradication a programmatic emergency for global public...
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MMWR: Incidence of Hansen's Disease — United States, 1994–2011 »
Hansen's disease (HD), or leprosy, is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae and is reportable in many states. It i...
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Is It Strep Throat? »
Strep throat is a common type of sore throat in children, but it's not very common in adults. Healthcare professionals...
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Six Ways to Be Safe and Healthy This Halloween »
Don’t let your health get tricked this Halloween! Here are a few ways to stay safe and healthy. MORE >>
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Good hand hygiene the focus of Canadian Patient Safety Week »
Canadian Patient Safety Week, October 27 - 31, is an opportunity to remind Islanders and health care providers alike that...
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Not just a lot of hot air »
Patient-temperature monitoring for optimal outcomes MORE >>
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News Scan for Oct 30, 2014 »
3 new Saudi MERS cases; Polio update; Leprosy in US MORE >>
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More outbreak responders feel Ebola quarantine impact »
Controversy continued to swirl today around travel restrictions and quarantine for health workers and others who return fr...
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At universities, Ebola threat sparks range of travel warnings, limits »
Amid widespread public concern about the threat of Ebola, a number of major universities have placed tight restrictions on...
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UN Ebola response in West Africa to be bolstered by increase in World Bank funding »
The World Bank has announced it is boosting its efforts in assisting health workers fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in the...
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Is it Flu or Ebola? »
The following information on the CDC website related to the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak has been added...
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Experts update stroke prevention guidelines »
Tools for preventing strokes include a healthy diet, home blood pressure monitoring and an online stroke-risk estimator, a...
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AP IMPACT: US Health Care Unprepared for Ebola »
The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small...
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FDA approves new vaccine for meningitis B »
The Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of Trumenba, the first vaccine licensed in the United States...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Be safe this Halloween by following NFPA's fire safety tips »
Glowing jack-o-lanterns, festive decorations, spooky costumes – Halloween offers so much fun, but it does come with hidden...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola and Quarantine »
Editorial from the current issue of the NEJM MORE >>
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 29, 2014 »
Saudi MERS cases; FDA OK's group B mening vaccine; Delamanid for MDR-TB; Twitter flu forecasting; Global outbreak incre...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO sees hint of Ebola hope in Liberia as quarantine issue burns »
A top World Health Organization (WHO) official said today that Ebola activity in Liberia, the hardest hit country, may be...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS to host Ebola preparedness call Friday for hospitals and health systems »
Hospital executives, emergency management directors and safety officers are invited to participate in a conference call Fr...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dental eye-protection movement born from infection-control issues »
More than a year ago, Jenn Morrone went to her dentist for a root canal. As she sat in the chair waiting for the routine...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola: What you need to know if you live in the U.S. »
Ebola is a serious disease. It can often be deadly to humans. Because of this, many people are concerned about Ebola. Howe...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH-led study explores prevention of heart disease in HIV-infected people »
The National Institutes of Health has launched a clinical trial to assess the effects of aspirin and cholesterol-lowering...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rapid Ebola Test Now Available for Use in Hospitals »
On Sunday, October 25, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), acting with extraordinary speed to address an urgent...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jonas Salk would have turned 100 today »
Google isn’t the only one celebrating what would have been the 100 th birthday of the late Jonas Salk, MD. Oct. 28 is a...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
APHA provides science-based voice on Ebola »
In the midst of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, APHA has been helping deliver expert, credible information about the...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Experts sound alarm as diabetes fuels cases of TB »
Cases of tuberculosis are set accelerate worldwide unless action is taken to curb diabetes, a chronic condition that weake...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Does Ebola Reveal WHO Shortfalls? »
As the Ebola outbreak rages in three West African countries – and raises fears abroad – some are questioning whether the W...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
With Good Hospital Practices, Emory Rises To Ebola Challenge »
It was July 30th when Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital got the first call. An American doctor who’d been treating Ebola...

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