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The money would be used to expand mosquito control programs and speed development of a vaccine, among other things ...
The patient was charged with reckless conduct for attacking the EMT ...
Florida's climate makes it vulnerable to the virus, which is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito ...
A comic for EMS drawing off the real experFrequent Flyers: Organizing the supply roomiences of EMS ...
Experts still stress that mosquitoes are the main culprit in the Zika epidemic menacing Latin America and looming over the United States ...
It is the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States ...
The World Health Organization estimates there could be up to 4 million cases of Zika in the Americas in the next year ...
EMS organizations and personnel should use this as an opportunity to review infection control and ambulance disinfection procedures ...
One WHO scientist said the Americas could see up to 4 million cases of Zika in the next year ...
There are vaccines in various stages of development for other viruses in the same family ...
Economic incentives should only be considered when all other methods to contain an infectious disease outbreak have been exhausted ...
Economic incentives aren’t typically the first line of defense during an outbreak, but in the case of the current tuberculosis outbreak in Alabama they make sense ...
The mosquito-borne Zika virus usually causes a mild illness but is now suspected in an unusual birth defect ...
A baby born in a Hawaii hospital is the first in the U.S. with a birth defect linked to the Zika virus ...
After two deaths in 2015, the local health department is paying $20 to anyone who comes in for a blood test ...
17,000 survivors are trying to resume their lives though many battle mysterious, lingering side effects. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File) ...
The public health department is sending additional nurses and TB investigators to find patients with tuberculosis ...
The hospital said it would be providing testing and preventative daily treatments for the infants ...
The woman had to undergo emergency surgery to prevent sepsis ...
Quantitative waveform capnography can be a reliable surrogate for lactate monitoring in detecting metabolic distress in sepsis patients ...