Chan Zuckerberg Initiative funds research center to find cures for disease. Curing major disease is a big initiative, yet Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, MD, are on a quest to do just that. Zuckerberg announced that he will...
CDC Recommends Getting Flu Shot by October 31, 2018 Flu season is almost upon us, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States has issued a recommendation for all persons aged greater than six months who do...
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), healthcare workers are monitoring 1,000 people at this time during the newest Ebola outbreak in Congo. The epicenter of the newest outbreak is Beni, and where a medical quarantine has been set...
A call for change in hospital cleaning and patient protection measures.  Do you know someone who has been in the hospital recently, or have you been in a hospital bed? Most of us have or will visit a hospital every...
New solutions on the horizon to fight infection It is estimated that superbugs, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, will kill 10 million people annually by the year 2050, costing the global economy $100 trillion. Today, in 2018, 2 million people in the United...
A Webinar By Labroots on New Studies To Combat Infectious Disease Natural flora is impacted by sickness. Natural flora is the healthy bacteria on/in our bodies that protect us from the bad ones. More studies are being done to...
Scarlet fever is on the rise, having some medical experts concerned. The illness is associated with a red rash covering areas of the body, a high-grade fever, and sore throat. Caused by the same or similar bacteria that causes...
What you need to know about Bacteria It is estimated there at over 5,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 variations of bacteria living on this earth. CBS Sunday Morning Anchor, Jane Pauley, reported on the the discovery of bacteria Sunday, September 17, 2017 during the...
Measles outbreak could stir panic. A third child in Minnesota has been diagnosed with measles. The rare disease was declared eliminated from the United States in 2000, which makes the Minnesota measles drama slightly concerning. All three children live in...
Mediaplanet announces new " Fighting Infection " campaign focusing on prevention abroad and here in the U.S. Infectious disease affects billions of people on a global scale; from third world countries to hospitals in the United States, it’s a threat...

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