Tag : CDC
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis title : Gay Lifestyle Drug Gets Approved in Scotland
summary : The Scottish Medicine Consortium gave its approval for the use of the controversial gay lifestye drug, making Scotland the first in the U.K. to legally allow its use.
date : Apr 17, 2017 03:18 PM EDT
Emily Apicella title : Mom’s Heartbreaking Photo of Daughter Goes Viral, Spreads Awareness Of Childhood Cancer
summary : A mother's post on social media becomes viral and spreads more awareness about childhood cancer. Julie Apicella, whose daughter had cancer, posted a photo on Facebook that not only touched many hearts online but also helped increase awareness about childhood cancer.
date : Sep 19, 2016 09:35 AM EDT
Ebola Free in Liberia title : New Ebola Virus Infections Detected in Sierra Leone as Initial Vaccine Tests Yield 100 Percent Success Rate
summary : The Ebola virus has popped up again in Africa, this time from two people in Sierra Leone. However, progress against the virus looks promising after initial Ebola vaccine tests have resulted in a 100 percent success rate so far.
date : Aug 03, 2015 09:39 PM EDT
US Nurse Eboa title : U.S. Healthcare Worker Infected with Ebola Arrives in Maryland Hospital for Treatment; NIH Says Patient in ‘Serious’ Condition
summary : A healthcare worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus currently in serious condition has arrived in the United States from Sierra Leone for treatment at a Maryland hospital run by the National Institutes of Health.
date : Mar 13, 2015 06:56 PM EDT
Measles title : California Measles Virus Outbreak: Symptoms and Signs, Treatments and Vaccines, and Prevention
summary : The United States was able to largely scourge the measles virus from its borders at the turn of the 21st century thanks to health policies that emphasized immunization and prevention.
date : Jan 23, 2015 08:45 PM EST
California Measles Outbreak title : California Measles Outbreak Prompts Schools to Issue Alert to Parents in San Francisco Bay Area
summary : Measles was once declared eradicated in the United States at the turn of the 21st century. However, the latest outbreak of this virus has left California schools in the San Francisco Bay Area scrambling to notify parents to immunize their children.
date : Jan 23, 2015 07:22 PM EST
Measles title : Disneyland Measles Outbreak in California Highlights Absurdity of Anti-Vaccine Movement
summary : Over 70 people have been infected with the measles virus in the United States so far. However, the current measles outbreak in California and other parts of the western U.S. has shed a light on those who opted out of the measles vaccine for questionable reasons.
date : Jan 23, 2015 05:02 PM EST
Dr. Ben Carson title : Benjamin Carson Slams 'Risky' CDC Decision to Bring Ebola American Patients to U.S.
summary : Popular neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson recently slammed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for bringing two Ebola infected missionaries to the United States for treatment, citing the highly contagious nature of the disease.
date : Aug 08, 2014 01:54 PM EDT