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Clemson running back Zac Brooks to miss 2014 season because of a foot injury

...seasons, is likely out for at least another month with a urinary tract "injury" ? Sumlin has been clear it's not an infection ? after missing the past couple of weeks of camp with the setback. PITTSBURGH: The team's thin group of cornerbacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-20/clemson-running-back-zac-
Fear outweighs risk of Ebola, experts say

...more than casual contact to cause an infection, she said.Augusta and Georgia have...health workers might not be taking common infection control procedures, such as wearing...Health care workers who are not using good infection control, not wearing gloves, are disproportionately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-17/fear-outweighs-risk-ebola-ex
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/aimee-copeland
Augusta hospitals monitor, prep for Ebola

...beyond the (first) patient is close to zero as hospital infection control practices are a very effective barrier," the study...get a suspected case, both hospitals would follow standard infection control procedures.Coule said the patient would be isolated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/augusta-hospitals-monitor-pr
Overtime

...athletes were barred from competition because of the risk of infection.The entire delegations from three nations affected by the virus...the inability to completely exclude the risk of potential infection," according to a statement issued by the International Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-16/overtime
HPV vaccine safe, effective over eight years

...In another group that was initially given a placebo and then vaccinated around age 15, there were six cases of persistent infection and one who had a precancerous lesion, according to the study."It just underscores the importance of vaccinating earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/hpv-vaccine-safe-effective-o
HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

...estimating about 50,000 new infections occur each year and that number...modeling.Lansky said maybe new infections are waning. Or maybe not...experts said.How could new infections be holding steady when diagnoses are falling? Perhaps the infection count might be buoyed by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-07-19/hiv-diagnosis-rate-fell-th
South Carolina hospital infection might have killed 3

...GREENVILLE, S.C. - Officials say a rare infection at Greenville Memorial Hospital might...patients have tested positive for the infection linked to surgical equipment.Greenville...patients who have tested positive for the infection.Officials said June 20 that 14 patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-27/sc-hospital-infection-may-ha
Water may be vehicle for South Carolina hospital infection

...Hospital since March. Officials said the infection may have contributed to the deaths of...operating room was the source of the infection. That and other equipment were removed...the hospital seems to have used good infection control standards, so water seems the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-14/water-may-have-spread-sc-hos
US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

...hospital using standard, rigorous, infection-control measures should be able to...in any way at risk of acquiring this infection."Brantly was flown from Africa to...unit, and workers are highly trained in infection control. Glass walls enable staff outside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-02/us-doctor-ebola-atlanta-treat