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Documents with emergency contact data riddled with errors

...operation, who is going to respond," Lucas said. "For instance, public health is responsible for assisting with infectious diseases and immunization."Lucas, a former disaster director for the Red Cross, was heavily involved in drafting the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-23/documents-emergency-cont
Mystery illness hits 74 Emory students

...what he described as gastrointestinal illnesses.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Emory is working with infectious diseases experts and the DeKalb County Board of Health to determine the cause.Huey said health officials have inspected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-14/mystery-illness-hits-74-emor
Milestones

...Katie Steiner of Rehabilitation Services; Debra Marranci of Perioperative Services on 8 West; Cheryl Newman of Infectious Disease; Donna Posey of Cardiology; James "Jim" Rush, Chief Integrity Officer; and Donna Vasil, Pharmacy. Military...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-11-12/milestones
Nurse who had Ebola being released from Emory hospital

...workers, and said Ebola-related travel restrictions and border closings are not the answer.Dr. Bruce Ribner, an infectious disease expert who oversaw Vinson's recovery at Emory University Hospital, said fellow medical workers "deeply admire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-28/nurse-who-had-ebola-being-re
Deal issues Ebola traveler restrictions

...them or their body fluids. It is not nearly as contagious as the flu, the common cold, measles or many other infectious diseases. We have to tailor our approach to the science of Ebola."Those symptoms often begin with fever, which is what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-27/deal-issues-ebola-traveler-r
What the government isn't telling Americans about Ebola outbreak

...meaning.Third, Dr. Frieden glibly states that one is not contagious until 21 days after exposure. Based upon infectious disease models, the potential for transmission and secondary infection from the index case follows a spectrum depending upon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-25/what-government-
Augusta hospital workers say false alarms show they are prepared for Ebola

...the agency upgraded its standards earlier this week."We were ahead of the game," said Dr. Ioana Chirca, an infectious disease physician with University."A lot of what they recommended we were already doing," said Dr. Phillip Coule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-23/augusta-hospital-workers-say
Blood on their hands

...infected by the end of the month, according to a Northeastern University professor who runs computer simulations of infectious disease outbreaks.Right now, the media still can quaintly refer to Ebola victims by name (Nina Pham and Amber Joy Vinson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-17/blood-their-hands
Officials reviewing safe care after second Ebola case

...have been infected with Ebola but were not sickened by it, according to a 2005 report in the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases.Even as it investigates how the nurse was infected, CDC experts are looking to implement new protocols to decrease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-13/officials-reviewing-safe-car
Georgia, states have power to restrict Ebola patients

...health authorities, Ransom said. In Georgia, county health departments can issue isolation orders for those with infectious diseases, but not quarantine orders.States need to be careful to balance these with civil liberties, Ransom said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-30/georgia-states-have-power-re