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Prevent Spreading Germs This Winter

I’m sure you have noticed how easily infections seem to spread in schools. Here’s an easy tip to minimize the risk of your getting sick.

11/17/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Drexel Study Claims 21 Day Quarantine For Ebola Might Not Be Long Enough

The research, which was conducted by Professor Charles Haas, PhD, reportedly used data from both previous outbreaks and the first nine months of the current outbreak.

10/16/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Penn Vet Hosts Symposium Discussing Connections Between Humans And Ecosystem When It Comes To The Spread Of Viruses

Penn Vet is hosting a symposium Thursday discussing interactions between humans, animals, and the enviroment, when it comes to the spread of viruses.

10/15/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Health Care Providers Stepping Up Ebola Preparedness Efforts

Public hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they’ve secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.

10/07/2014

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Kids Must Wash Hands To Prevent Getting Sick

The number one way to prevent the spread of most viruses never changes. Kids and adults must wash their hands.

08/29/2012

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