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

...Dividing large clumps of roots is best done with a clean, sharpened spade. Clean cuts limit crushed tissues and reduce disease infection. Entire plants with a root ball can be divided with a clean, sharp knife. Many perennials such as iris and daylilies can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-10-23/mullis-pests-drawn-i
Georgia will monitor potential Ebola travelers

...monitoring of all travelers from three Ebola-stricken countries 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-22/georgia-will-monitor-potenti
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...he said. But in light of the new case and other potential infections of health care workers, those systems need to be reviewed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-13/officials-reviewing-safe-car
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-14/cdc-monitors-dallas-mans-car
The infection has spread

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

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-15/infection-has-spread
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-14/los-angeles-dodgers-fill
Several monitored in Texas Ebola case

...diagnosed in the United States and are essentially quarantining four people where he stayed.While there might be additional infections from that group, public health officials are "confident" they can stop the spread from there, CDC Direc tor Tom Frieden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-02/about-100-monitored-texas-eb
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/cdc-announces-enhanced-scree
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/new-once-day-pill-hepatiti