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For catastrophic disasters in developing countries it's time to rethink the USAR and aid response from high-income nations ...
The spread of the virus is intravenous drug uses; it sparked a CDC alert and the state has spent more than $2 million on efforts to fight the outbreak ...
The proposed 'Bystander Insurance' will pay medical fees to civilians that become injured or infected while helping others ...
A compound made from cow bile and a plant from garlic family as effective as conventional antibiotics in laboratory testing ...
Officials describe decision as "low risk situation and highly unlikely to be Ebola" ...
The oral suction tip holster is designed to provide infection control for patients and providers ...
“The disease is way worse than I thought,” Dr. Luanne Freer, medical director for Yellowstone National Park, told Montana State University students ...
An antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria may have been transmitted through two contaminated endoscopes ...
CDC has added response algorithm for patients that present with possible Ebola to EMS guidance page ...
Easy-to-use testing kits confirm firefighters and medics are transferring MRSA from ambulance into living quarters, as well as becoming infected themselves ...
24-year-old GI returned from Liberia humanitarian work a week ago; initial Ebola tests negative ...
Specialized IEMS team will use 'Medic Zero' to transport patients with Ebola or other highly infectious diseases ...
Hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss keeping providers and patients healthy this flu season, and remind us that they’ll be taking calls for a live podcast on Dec. 29 at ...
You will not find an EKG monitor, pulse oximeter or even a blood pressure cuff; medical providers work with nothing more than their hands, eyes and ears ...
Working with Ebola is unlike any other paramedic job, and never before have I better understood the significance of a simple handshake or hug ...
Flu vaccine does not cause flu, but four in 10 of us believe it does ...
A new Ebola Treatment Unit will have a capacity of 100 patients, but the number of patients is slowly dropping ...
Humidity and decontamination needs make documentation a low priority in Liberia, but without it few treatment lessons will be learned ...
Medics donned PPE before carrying the feverish girls from their home; the scare reassured responders they're equipped to manage the disease ...
He was given the experimental drug ZMapp and blood from an Ebola survivor, but was "extremely critical" when he arrived at the biocontainment unit ...