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Update 2: -Timeline shows patient had symptoms for 3-4 days before being hospitalized. I’d put money there will be AT LEAST 1-2 more US Ebola patients! (Exposure period was September 23/24th – September 28th) -CDC is explaining how they are tracing where the Ebola patient went, and putting family and community members who were exposed […]

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The World Health Organization has a “plan” for getting rid of TB. Part of it involves encouraging the development of new treatments, and part of it involves screening high risk groups: people with compromised immunity (like with HIV), impoverished areas (think the TB that started with the homeless in Florida), and immigrants. But encouragement doesn’t […]

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Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a year round disease. It’s only April and it’s already projected to exceed the number of cases of infection this year, breaking what since the early nineties has been a fairly steady streak. Washington has already declared an epidemic, and now there are over 100 known cases in Florida. Montana, […]

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