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Patient at local hospital diagnosed with Legionnaire’s Disease

The University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) has notified Public Health – Seattle & King County of one patient admitted to the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance hospital located at UWMC, was diagnosed with a serious type of pneumonia called  498 more words


Horse-riding Huns & Mongols Spread Hepatitis B, Plague into the Western Eurasia and Replaced Scythians

A very cool series of three studies were published several days ago in Science and Nature that I just have to share. The punchline is ultimately how ancient DNA helps us understand how the horsemen Huns & Mongols of Eurasia supplanted sedentary Indo-European with Hepatitis B and other communicable diseases. 666 more words


Beaten and Broken Down: The Health and Human Rights Violations of the Forgotten Rohingya

By: Max Sevor

Since early August of 2017, the Rohingya of Myanmar have faced brutal human rights atrocities; they are even considered the most persecuted people in the world (Milton et al., 2017, p. 1,657 more words

iGeneration and the Use of Social Media to Promote Vaccines

By: Harshal Shet

Vaccines are one of the greatest achievements of modern medicine, greatly reducing the burden of infectious diseases. Vaccines are safe, preventable way to avoid getting a disease and can be the difference between life and death, as it is just as important as overall health, including daily diet and exercise (AdultVaccination.org, 2018).1 Prior to vaccines, human beings did not have many methods to prevent or even treat life threatening diseases. 1,461 more words

Local cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce outbreak

Two King County siblings, both under age 5, have been diagnosed with E. coli 0157:H7 infections that genetically match the ongoing national outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.  645 more words

Communicable Disease

Kenyataan Akhbar KPK 19 April 2018 - Siasatan Kejadian Kematian di Lokap Berpusat Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah Shah Alam oleh Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia

Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) ingin memaklumkan berkaitan satu (1) kes kematian yang berlaku di Lokap Berpusat di Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah (IPD) Shah Alam yang dilaporkan di beberapa akhbar bertarikh 18 April 2018. 343 more words