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Hartford Courant
Experts Warn Action Urgently Needed To Restrict Farm Use of Antibioticsanimals and on crops like apples and pears is "an urgent threat to human health
Experts Warn Action Urgently Needed To Restrict Farm Use of Antibiotics
Hartford Courant / Posted an hour ago
animals and on crops like apples and pears is "an urgent threat to human health," according to a new report by a panel of infectious disease experts. Scientists have warned for years that agricultural use of these medicines has contributed to the... Read more
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News.com.au
The letter that got a man out of an airline feenote. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. “And BOY am I glad I did
The letter that got a man out of an airline fee
News.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. “And BOY am I glad I did! You’ll see the doctor’s note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfumeconcentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the directo
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfume
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 hours ago
concentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the director of the Tulane Travel Clinic and infectious disease and tropical medicine specialist. McLellan also recommends treating clothing with Permetherin, a compound... Read more
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The News & Observer
Zika is coming, and the US is not readythe aid. Moreover, the House bill provides only a third of the response needed,
Zika is coming, and the US is not ready
The News & Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
the aid. Moreover, the House bill provides only a third of the response needed, divers money allocated to fight other infectious diseases and necessitates a conference committee to resolve differences with the Senate bill, meaning we still do... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfumeconcentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the directo
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfume
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 hours ago
concentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the director of the Tulane Travel Clinic and infectious disease and tropical medicine specialist. McLellan also recommends treating clothing with Permetherin, a compound... Read more
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Mashable
Man pens witty, kind letter and airline actually drops his feenote. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did!
Man pens witty, kind letter and airline actually drops his fee
Mashable / Posted 4 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did! You'll see the doctor's note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bad Bloodhave three heart attacks. Within 20 hours his brain will be as good as dead. (
Bad Blood
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
have three heart attacks. Within 20 hours his brain will be as good as dead. (Footage ends) BERNARD HUDSON, ASSOC. PROF., INFECTIOUS DISEASE SPECIALIST: I think it was likely "game over" before he was shipped out of Manus. He's got, you know, low... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Protect your family with Hepatitis A vaccineany risk. That's just one reason why the government recommends the vaccine aga
Protect your family with Hepatitis A vaccine
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 hours ago
any risk. That's just one reason why the government recommends the vaccine against Hepatitis A. Dr. Dennis Duriex, an Infectious Disease Specialist at Covenant, says "Hepatitis A is a virus. It causes about 50 percent of the Hepatitis cases in... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Protect your family with Hepatitis A vaccineany risk. That's just one reason why the government recommends the vaccine aga
Protect your family with Hepatitis A vaccine
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 5 hours ago
any risk. That's just one reason why the government recommends the vaccine against Hepatitis A. Dr. Dennis Duriex, an Infectious Disease Specialist at Covenant, says "Hepatitis A is a virus. It causes about 50 percent of the Hepatitis cases in... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
American Airlines waives man’s $200 change fee after witty letternote. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did!
American Airlines waives man’s $200 change fee after witty letter
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 6 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did! You’ll see the doctor’s note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi has 300 inmates with hepatitis CMississippi has about 300 inmates with the infectious disease hepatitis C. A n
Mississippi has 300 inmates with hepatitis C
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 hours ago
Mississippi has about 300 inmates with the infectious disease hepatitis C. A national study in 2014 projected a new drug regimen for hepatitis C could cost Mississippi as much as $775 million a year by 2016 for Medicaid and incarcerated... Read more
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Business Wire
The Medicines Company to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferencesacute/intensive care hospitals worldwide. Its vision is to be a leading provide
The Medicines Company to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences
Business Wire / Posted 6 hours ago
acute/intensive care hospitals worldwide. Its vision is to be a leading provider of solutions in three areas: serious infectious disease care, acute cardiovascular care and surgery and perioperative care. The company operates in the Americas,... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfumeconcentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the directo
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfume
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 hours ago
concentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the director of the Tulane Travel Clinic and infectious disease and tropical medicine specialist. McLellan also recommends treating clothing with Permetherin, a compound... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfumeconcentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the directo
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfume
KXXV Waco / Posted 8 hours ago
concentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the director of the Tulane Travel Clinic and infectious disease and tropical medicine specialist. McLellan also recommends treating clothing with Permetherin, a compound... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
American Airlines waives man’s $200 change fee after witty letternote. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did!
American Airlines waives man’s $200 change fee after witty letter
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 8 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did! You’ll see the doctor’s note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
41 related stories
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FOX 8 WGHP
American Airlines waives man’s $200 change fee after witty letternote. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did!
American Airlines waives man’s $200 change fee after witty letter
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 9 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did! You’ll see the doctor’s note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfumeconcentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the directo
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfume
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 9 hours ago
concentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the director of the Tulane Travel Clinic and infectious disease and tropical medicine specialist. McLellan also recommends treating clothing with Permetherin, a compound... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Witty letter to airline saves man $200note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did!
Witty letter to airline saves man $200
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 10 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did! You'll see the doctor's note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Here’s how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zikaon how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In
Here’s how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika
The Register Citizen / Posted 10 hours ago
on how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In response, the USOC said the special infectious disease advisory group it created in March is providing real-time information about Zika as well as other... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
American Airlines waives man’s $200 change fee after witty letternote. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did!
American Airlines waives man’s $200 change fee after witty letter
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did! You’ll see the doctor’s note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
41 related stories
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My EastText
Witty letter to airline saves man $200note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did!
Witty letter to airline saves man $200
My EastText / Posted 11 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did! You'll see the doctor's note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
41 related stories
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
American Airlines waives man's $200 change fee after witty letternote. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did!
American Airlines waives man's $200 change fee after witty letter
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did! You'll see the doctor's note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
41 related stories
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The Middletown Press
Here’s how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zikaon how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In
Here’s how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika
The Middletown Press / Posted 11 hours ago
on how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In response, the USOC said the special infectious disease advisory group it created in March is providing real-time information about Zika as well as other... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Witty letter to airline saves man $200note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did!
Witty letter to airline saves man $200
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did! You'll see the doctor's note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
41 related stories
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
American Airlines waives man's $200 change fee after witty letternote. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did!
American Airlines waives man's $200 change fee after witty letter
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 11 hours ago
note. Always a rule follower, I abided by his advice. And BOY am I glad I did! You'll see the doctor's note references an infectious disease. It was just two days later on March 4th, that I learned this infectious disease was not a household cold... Read more
41 related stories
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfumeconcentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the directo
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfume
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 12 hours ago
concentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the director of the Tulane Travel Clinic and infectious disease and tropical medicine specialist. McLellan also recommends treating clothing with Permetherin, a compound... Read more
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Hartford Courant
How U.S. Officials Plan To Protect Olympic Athletes From Zikaon how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In
How U.S. Officials Plan To Protect Olympic Athletes From Zika
Hartford Courant / Posted 14 hours ago
on how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In response, the USOC said the special infectious disease advisory group it created in March is providing real-time information about Zika as well as other... Read more
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Boston Globe
How do US officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika?on how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In
How do US officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika?
Boston Globe / Posted 14 hours ago
on how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In response, the USOC said the special infectious disease advisory group it created in March is providing real-time information about Zika as well as other... Read more
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The Morning Call
This is how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika viruson how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In
This is how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika virus
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
on how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In response, the USOC said the special infectious disease advisory group it created in March is providing real-time information about Zika as well as other... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Andrew Wakefield and Del Bigtree: Privileged white males harming African-Americans with antivaccine propagandaAround 48:00, he is asked if vaccines are safe. The mortality and the morbidit
Andrew Wakefield and Del Bigtree: Privileged white males harming African-Americans with antivaccine propaganda
ScienceBlogs / Posted 14 hours ago
Around 48:00, he is asked if vaccines are safe. The mortality and the morbidity—that is, the illness associated with infectious disease—of virtually every infectious disease—measles, mumps, rubella, typhoid, chickenpox—was coming down... Read more
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Florida Keys Keynoter
U.S. House committee hearing focuses on Zika 'epidemic'of Environmental Toxicology at Texas Tech University; Daniel Neafsey, associate
U.S. House committee hearing focuses on Zika 'epidemic'
Florida Keys Keynoter / Posted 14 hours ago
of Environmental Toxicology at Texas Tech University; Daniel Neafsey, associate director of the Genomic Center for Infectious Disease at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT; and Kacey Ernst, an associate professor in the Department of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
This is how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika viruson how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In
This is how U.S. officials plan to protect Olympic athletes from Zika virus
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
on how it plans to protect athletes during the Games and after they return. In response, the USOC said the special infectious disease advisory group it created in March is providing real-time information about Zika as well as other... Read more
19 related stories
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The Washington Times
TZOU-YIEN LIN: Taiwan a partner in global health securitytrade and travel that year, and in the nervous months that followed. Yet such
TZOU-YIEN LIN: Taiwan a partner in global health security
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
trade and travel that year, and in the nervous months that followed. Yet such threats are far from over: Emerging infectious diseases such as Ebola and MERS have followed. These are the threats we understand a little about — yet what we... Read more
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CBC.ca
Inside the U.S. labs trying to get a handle on Zikaaway by how bad it was, and the fact that we were seeing babies die at the end
Inside the U.S. labs trying to get a handle on Zika
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
away by how bad it was, and the fact that we were seeing babies die at the end of pregnancy," she says. The Brazilian-born infectious disease specialist hadn't even heard of Zika until November. "I was at an infectious disease conference in Rio,... Read more
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The Signal
Making Improvements in Life PossibleUniversity. But, perhaps Qiagen is most noted for its breakthrough in tubercul
Making Improvements in Life Possible
The Signal / Posted yesterday
University. But, perhaps Qiagen is most noted for its breakthrough in tuberculosis testing – a highly contagious airborne infectious disease affecting the lungs. In 2014, there were 9.6 million active cases of the disease that resulted in 1.5... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfumeconcentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the directo
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfume
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
concentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the director of the Tulane Travel Clinic and infectious disease and tropical medicine specialist. McLellan also recommends treating clothing with Permetherin, a compound... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfumeconcentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the directo
Mosquito repellant 'hacks' include perfume
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
concentrations and in the right products,” said Dr. Susan McLellan, the director of the Tulane Travel Clinic and infectious disease and tropical medicine specialist. McLellan also recommends treating clothing with Permetherin, a compound... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Lyme Disease Patients Seek Help As Doctors Debate Treatmentto realize that their disease is real and that they need to get better." 2 on
Lyme Disease Patients Seek Help As Doctors Debate Treatment
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
to realize that their disease is real and that they need to get better." 2 on Your Side did reach out to speak with some infectious disease specialists on Lyme Disease diagnosis and treatment. They refused with the contention that it becomes too... Read more
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ABC News
Zika Virus Forces Shift in Summer Travel PlansDelta have similar policies with a purchase date of Feb. 29 and March 1, respec
Zika Virus Forces Shift in Summer Travel Plans
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Delta have similar policies with a purchase date of Feb. 29 and March 1, respectively. Dr. Mia Taormina, an osteopathic infectious disease and travel medicine specialist, and the Chair of the Department of Infectious Diseases at DuPage Medical... Read more
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NJ.com
The calendar may say May but flu still widespread in N.J.we expect to start seelng the flu in December. January and February are usually
The calendar may say May but flu still widespread in N.J.
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
we expect to start seelng the flu in December. January and February are usually the peak, on average, " said infectious disease expert Vincent McAuliffe of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and University Hospital. "This... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Del. Officials to Distribute Zika Prevention Kitsborn to women with known or suspected Zika infection. To learn more about Zika
Del. Officials to Distribute Zika Prevention Kits
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
born to women with known or suspected Zika infection. To learn more about Zika mandatory reporting and how to authorize medical testing, call the DPH Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at (302) 744-4990 or email reportdisease@stat... Read more
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Newsmax
Paralysis Syndrome Linked to Zikafall of 2015 we began seeing cases of Guillain-Barre that we had not seen prior
Paralysis Syndrome Linked to Zika
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
fall of 2015 we began seeing cases of Guillain-Barre that we had not seen prior to that point," said Dr. Nessa Meshkaty, an infectious disease physician working in the Partners in Health hospital in Mirebalais. Some experts worry a relatively large... Read more
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Business Wire
Cell Medica Expands Management Team with Experienced Pharmaceutical Executivesengaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of cellular immunothera
Cell Medica Expands Management Team with Experienced Pharmaceutical Executives
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of cellular immunotherapy products for the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Cellular immunotherapy is a novel form of medical treatment which has the potential to transform the... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
10 Reasons Why You Get Diarrhea Every Morningimmunosorbent assay.3. Tormentil Root A randomized, double-blind, controlled s
10 Reasons Why You Get Diarrhea Every Morning
Doctors Health Press / Posted yesterday
immunosorbent assay.3. Tormentil Root A randomized, double-blind, controlled study published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal in 2003 (2) found that tormentil root extract shortened the duration of diarrhea caused by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Securing a Peaceful and Prosperous Future for Liberia'emerging diseases, and beginning programming through our Global Health Security
'Securing a Peaceful and Prosperous Future for Liberia'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
emerging diseases, and beginning programming through our Global Health Security Agenda to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats. Through our commitment to Liberia's peace and security, we have supported the development of the... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Senate-USOC exchange concerns, plans about Zika virus in Rioand skulls. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun responded by outlining steps the federatio
Senate-USOC exchange concerns, plans about Zika virus in Rio
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
and skulls. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun responded by outlining steps the federation has taken, including the forming of an infectious disease advisory group with doctors who are available to answer athletes' questions about the virus. Blackmun... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zikafall of 2015 we began seeing cases of Guillain-Barre that we had not seen prior
Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
fall of 2015 we began seeing cases of Guillain-Barre that we had not seen prior to that point,” said Dr. Nessa Meshkaty, an infectious disease physician working in the Partners in Health hospital in Mirebalais. Some experts worry a relatively large... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zikafall of 2015 we began seeing cases of Guillain-Barre that we had not seen prior
Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
fall of 2015 we began seeing cases of Guillain-Barre that we had not seen prior to that point,” said Dr. Nessa Meshkaty, an infectious disease physician working in the Partners in Health hospital in Mirebalais. Some experts worry a relatively large... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Senate-USOC exchange concerns, plans about Zika virus in Rioundersized brains and skulls. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun responded by outlining s
Senate-USOC exchange concerns, plans about Zika virus in Rio
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
undersized brains and skulls. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun responded by outlining steps the federation has taken, including the forming of an infectious disease advisory group with doctors who are available to answer athletes' questions about the v... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Senate-USOC exchange concerns, plans about Zika virus in Rioundersized brains and skulls. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun responded by outlining s
Senate-USOC exchange concerns, plans about Zika virus in Rio
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
undersized brains and skulls. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun responded by outlining steps the federation has taken, including the forming of an infectious disease advisory group with doctors who are available to answer athletes' questions about the v... Read more
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