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CPH sees spike in influenza cases

...CPH are getting Tamiflu, but McDonald said prevention was still key to flu-fighting efforts. McDonald oversees infectious disease-bearing patients who are admitted to the hospital and works to keep healthcare workers from contracting the illness...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-13-1
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New mix of perspectives added to assembly

...has added eight physicians since the 2013 first quarter.Ogle asked Davis what measures CPH has taken against infectious diseases like Ebola. Davis said the hospital has four negative pressure rooms used for isolation of potential Ebola patients...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-29/new-mix-of-perspectives-added-to-ass
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New mix of perspectives added to assembly

...has added eight physicians since the 2013 first quarter. Ogle asked Davis what measures CPH has taken against infectious diseases like Ebola. Davis said the hospital has four negative pressure rooms used for isolation of potential Ebola patients...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-29/new-mix-of-perspectives-added-to-ass
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Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...populations."This is the time of year when cold virus activity starts picking up again," said Dr. Michael Cooper, infectious disease program manager for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. "And influenza season is just around...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-07/health-officials-take-sickness-serio
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...trigger that much protection, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, whose employees led the work.SAN FRANCISCO - The federal appeals court in San Francisco has already issued...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-07-1
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...acceptance of a professional life outside the ordinary, with an element of adventure," said William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.Hospital volunteer Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/mitch-weiss-travis-loller/2014-09-06

...HealthMap uses algorithms to scour tens of thousands of social media sites, local news, government websites, infectious-disease physicians' social networks and other sources to detect and track disease outbreaks. Sophisticated software filters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/rodrique-ngowi/2014-08-09

...disastrous results," said Dr. Caio Rosenthal, a Sao Paulo-based specialist at the Emilio Ribas Institute of Infectious Diseases.U.N. statistics show 44,000 new infections detected last year in Brazil, up from fewer than 40,000 in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/adriana-gomez-licon/2014-08-09

...may now face another threat from disease is alarming, said Thopsie Gopal, an Indian expert in animal emerging infectious diseases who was not involved in the test cases."This is a serious situation," said Thopsie Gopal, who has no relation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-01-13
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OP-ed: Delay in vaccinations a cause for concern

...immunity is a situation in which a sufficient proportion of the population is immune to an infectious disease, making epidemics unlikely. Again, infectious diseases are brought to Alaska from faraway places every day, so relying on herd immunity to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-04-30/op-ed-delay-in-vaccinations-a-cau
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