Aimee Copeland | The Augusta Chronicle

...May of 2012 because of a devastating infection called necrotizing fasciitis, which...fight to survive and recover from the infection attracted nationwide attention. One...two months in Augusta for a devastating infection, she's about to finish a master's...

The infection has spread

It's not lack of money that ails the CDC - it's the toxic, contagious politicization of the agency.

CDC monitors Dallas man's caregivers for Ebola, creates response team

...are now being monitored for signs of infection, the director of the Centers for Disease...Healthcare, and there are important new infection control measures being put in place...highest risk period" for developing an infection, Frieden said.The Ebola incubation...

Officials reviewing safe care after second Ebola case

In the wake of a nurse becoming the first case of Ebola infection transmitted in the U.S., health officials are reassessing how to safely care for patients in isolation, and in particular...

Los Angeles Dodgers fill new front-office position

...days from a lengthy stint at Stanford Hospital.McCovey had been treated since last month following complications from an infection. RANGERS; Bench coach Tim Bogar, the team's interim manager for the final 22 games after Ron Washington's sudden resignation...

New once-a-day pill for hepatitis C wins FDA approval

...Never before has a drug been priced at this level for such a large population." About 25 percent of people with HIV infection are also infected with hepatitis C.Other groups noted that the eight-week regimen could make the medicine more palatable...

GRU tackles Ebola issues

...is blood and fluid leaking in a fatal infection, the person actually dies of dehydration...with those bodily fluids to spread the infection, and that is why public health officials...Vazquez said."We do have very different infection control, epidemiology and (symptom...

CDC announces enhanced screening efforts to contain Ebola

...contacts and 38 possible contacts of the patient was continuing. None has developed a fever or shown potential symptoms of Ebola infection, he said. A reported suspected second Ebola case in suburban Dallas did not have any definite contact with the first patient...

Family carries heavy breast cancer burden

...ago, was scheduled to take the test, but immediately after her first chemotherapy session she became deathly ill from an infection and was in intensive care for three weeks.At one point, "she flatlined," said her sister, Emma Sinkfield."She was...

Now 50 people in Dallas monitored for Ebola virus

...people, who do not become infectious until the develop symptoms such as fever, so casual contact would not pose a risk for infection, officials said.While conceding it is "not outside the realm of possibility" that another case could make it to the U...