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Augusta hospital workers say false alarms show they are prepared for Ebola

...protective equipment than even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended after...said Dr. Ioana Chirca, an infectious disease physician with University."A lot of...For instance, Ebola is not an airborne disease, but both institutions are using powered...

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Metro | The Augusta Chronicle

...Medical Center said they were already prepared to use a higher level of personal protective equipment than even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended when it upgraded its standards earlier this week. If elected Nov. 4, Allen plans...

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Garden classes have openings

...classes. The fee for all classes is $80 and includes lunch and morning refreshments.The classes are:? Understanding Plant Diseases and Garden Pests, by Suzanne Holmes, retired Aiken County agent who now works with the Richmond County Extension Service...

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Mullis: Pests drawn indoors to escape cold weather are just nuisance, not harmful

...cuts limit crushed tissues and reduce disease infection. Entire plants with a root...existing tomatoes.We had a lot of leaf disease this summer. Clean up around any plants...left on the ground, leaves can harbor diseases and provide convenient places for the...

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GRU's Bluff Plantation opens in south Augusta for addiction treatment and recovery

...pneumonia," he said. "And addiction is not an acute illness. It is a chronic disease more like hypertension or diabetes or asthma."And for chronic disease, "you do daily treatment."During their stay at the 178-acre site off Bennock...

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Maralynne Mitcham

...fearlessly completed one clinical trial after another, always pushing the boundaries of what could become a cure for this disease. With her husband by her side, they traveled to Duke University in Durham, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia...

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Georgia will monitor potential Ebola travelers

...in West Africa for the 21 days during which they could develop an infection from the virus, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.The new screening comes on the heels of a decision to funnel all of the travelers from...

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Johnson & Johnson plans Ebola vaccine testing

...months apart. The combination provided complete protection in animals.There are no proven drugs or vaccines for Ebola, a disease so rare that it's been hard to attract investments in countermeasures. The current outbreak has struck mostly in Liberia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-22/johnson-johnson-plans-ebol
Greenbrier High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...Feb. 2, 2012 Greenbrier High School Diagnosed with cancer in 1999 at 3½ years old, Andrew Rogers has fought off the disease in his liver, lungs and head. Now 17, Andrew is cancer-free and spent this weekend in Baton Rouge. Sarah Kate Chambley...

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Glenn Hills High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...tuberculosis skin tests to selected students and faculty at Glenn Hills High School after a student there showed signs of the disease. On Tuesday, the first day of Richmond County School System's high school graduations, Jamilla Shabazz received her diploma...

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