Contagious Diseases

NPR  Feb 2  Comment 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants more flexibility in deciding whom to quarantine and why. But critics say the changes the agency has proposed raise civil liberties questions.
Red Orbit  Jan 7  Comment 
Were there ever to actually be a Walking Dead-style zombie apocalypse, most of the planet’s human population would be wiped out in a mere 100 days, according to a new study published earlier this week in the University of Leicester’s Journal...
GenEng News  Jul 1  Comment 
Understanding how infectious agents hijack host factors to gain entry into cells is of paramount importance for an array of contagious diseases. In particular, hantavirus, the causative agent of a hemorrhagic fever with severe renal or pulmonary...
New York Times  Oct 7  Comment 
Saudi Arabia’s acting health minister said Monday that this year’s hajj had been free of Ebola and other contagious diseases because of measures taken by the kingdom.
NPR  Sep 16  Comment 
To put Ebola in context, we tried to find a list of the deadliest contagious diseases. We couldn't. So with the help of scientists and health agencies, we came up with a rundown of the world's worst.
MedPage Today  Nov 27  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Since 1924, vaccines have prevented more than 103 million cases of eight contagious diseases in the U.S., researchers reported.
Clusterstock  May 17  Comment 
Tonight will be Dominique Strauss-Kahn's second night in prison at Rikers Island. While we won't be seeing any photos of DSK as a jailbird, we get some idea of the IMF head's new home from CNN: He's in protective custody. Aka he's "kept away...
Commodity Online  May 21  Comment 
For most Asians Saree is just another dress but it is also a fashion statement for the celebrites. For women in Bengladesh the cheaper cotton saree has enabled them to get rid of contagious diseases such as cholera according to a team of US...
New Straits Times  Nov 30  Comment 
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has set up a government linked company (GLC) to do research and produce vaccines for contagious diseases like Influenza A(H1N1) said deputy Health minister Datuk Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin.
New Straits Times  Aug 17  Comment 
WHILE dealing with a public health emergency depends primarily on the voluntary cooperation of the public, there is no question that the health authorities have to be equipped with the necessary legislative power and administrative regulations,...

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