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Sick Airline Passenger Flying From Sierra Leone Taken to Hospital

An airline passenger traveling from Sierra Leone to Newark Airport was taken to the hospital after she began vomiting and exhibiting a fever, a source familiar with the response says.    63 more words


Cuba's health diplomacy

The Cuban doctors fighting against the Ebola virus in Liberia, Africa, discharged a total of 8 patients who had been admitted in a unit to treat the disease in this African country, seriously affected by the virus.   119 more words

Response Efforts

WHO report: 838 healthcare workers have contracted Ebola, 495 of those have died.

The World Health Organization has said in its latest situation report that a total of 838 healthcare workers are known to have contracted Ebola in West Africa as of January 4, 2015, and 495 of these have died. 61 more words


Back to it

Just grabbing a few minutes before the madness starts again, in all sense of the word! Boys are at nursery today, due to be picked up in an hours time, so time for a quick cuppa and jot a few words out there! 592 more words

Healthcare Workers

A Letter to Someone

So, I have a tendency to think in letter form when I wish I could tell someone something. This may sound like a “once in a while” thing, but honestly it is an all the time thing. 840 more words

Attitude toward immunization and risk perception of measles, rubella, mumps, varicella, and pertussis in health care workers working in 6 hospitals of Florence, Italy 2011.

Health care workers (HCWs) are at risk of infection and transmission of vaccine-preventable infectious diseases. In recent years cases of measles or varicella in health care workers were observed with increasing frequency. 308 more words


Johns Hopkins Develops Ebola Suits

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As Africa endures its worst Ebola outbreak, local innovators are doing their best to fight back. As Alex Demetrick reports, that includes a team from Johns Hopkins, focused on protecting health care workers on the front lines. 344 more words