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Airport screening for viruses misses half of infected travelers but can be improved

(University of California – Los Angeles 24 February 2015) Airport screening for diseases often misses at least half of infected travelers, but can be improved, scientists reported Feb. 47 more words

Microbiology

Ebola virus: NSW doctors urged to keep disease in mind when diagnosing patients; WHO to hold emergency talks on West Africa crisis

ABC News Sophie Scott 7 August 2014

Doctors across New South Wales are being asked to consider a diagnosis of Ebola virus in patients with a fever and a history of travel to regions such as West Africa. 40 more words

Clinical Pathology

The other amazing radiologists we see every time we fly

Having worked with radiologists a lot, I have great respect for their specialty. The job is indeed a very difficult one. Without seeing the patient (the most difficult part of what they do), they have to thoroughly comb through every image put in front of their eyes and give us their assessment of what’s abnormal and what’s not. 743 more words

Healthcare