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TB case reported at Martinez Elementary

...sent home to parents of children in his class and who ride the bus with them urging them to get tested. TB is an infectious disease caused by a bacteria that typically attacks the lungs. "It's not spread that easily," Carraway said. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-19/tb-case-reported-martinez
Augusta sickness likely part of outbreak

...but we haven't as yet typed it" to confirm the specific outbreak strain, said Dr. Chitra Mani, a pediatric infectious disease physician. "As of yet we don't know, but we are suspecting we are also in this outbreak."The Centers for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/augusta-sickness-likely-part
Fear outweighs risk of Ebola, experts say

...of people in 2003 called severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, said Dr. Keith Woeltje, a professor of infectious diseases at Washington University in St. Louis and the former hospital epidemiologist at Georgia Regents Medical Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-17/fear-outweighs-risk-ebola-ex
Emory Ebola patients reported recovered, released

...Bruce Ribner, who runs the infectious disease unit at Emory University Hospital...and SIM, reached out to top infectious disease experts for help.Working...Emory, where a crew of five infectious disease experts and 21 nurses provided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-21/emory-ebola-patients-reporte
Internal investigation finds CDC scientist was mum for a month about flu virus accident in lab

...of the report is one of many signs the agency is trying to make things right, said Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease expert at Vanderbilt University.According to the report, the lab scientist was doing work with both bird flu strains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-15/internal-investigation-finds-
Ga. low in breastfeeding, report says

...health measures for infants and mothers. For the baby, breastfeeding reduces the incidence and severity of many infectious diseases, lowers infant mortality and supports healthy development of the brain and nervous system. It also lowers infants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/ga-low-breastfeeding-report-
US has World Cup fate in own hands against Portugal

...training last month in California. Players also were offered medication to prevent malaria, the mosquito-borne infectious disease, but all 23 declined."It's a World Cup," Chris Wondolowski said. "It doesn't matter what's going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-21/us-has-world-cup-fat
US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

...among some Americans. But infectious disease experts said the public faces...Emory's isolation unit for infectious diseases, created 12 years ago handle...plane equipped to contain infectious diseases, and a small police escort...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-02/us-doctor-ebola-atlanta-treat
Cheryl Yvette Capers - Joseph Thomas Morris III

...Il. Joseph is currently a Colonel in the United States Army and Chief of the Department of Medicine as well as Infectious Disease Service at Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, WA. Given in marriage by her father...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=CE000171712400
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CDC lab workers might have been exposed to anthrax

...contact but "if you inhale it and you get it in the lungs, that's a lot more dangerous," said Paul Roepe, an infectious disease specialist at Georgetown University Medical Center. The ability of antibiotics to prevent infection depends on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-19/cdc-lab-workers-might-have-been-exp