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Epidemiology of pertussis in children of Flanders Belgium: can healthcare professionals be involved in the infection?

Pertussis is a communicable disease whose registration incidence in the Flemish region of Belgium has increased since 2003. Originally, this increment was obvious only in the province of Antwerp, but since 2012, there has also been an increase in the registered cases of pertussis in other Flemish provinces. 143 more words


Safety of Healthcare providers in Pakistan

Vaccinators in the line of fire

A recent attack on a female Polio vaccine supplier in Peshawar has further fuelled the fear felt by many vaccine aid workers all over Pakistan (1). 272 more words

Work update

I had orientation today at work, and all day tomorrow. Making night owls go to early morning events sucks, but hey, life is weird like that. 43 more words

New Recommendations May Retire Doctor's White Lab Coat

The white lab coat patients are accustomed to seeing doctors wear may soon be a thing of the past.