New and stronger infectious diseases a growing global threat

...information company focusing on infectious diseases. Osterholm, who was Minnesota's...of the National Center for Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease...epidemic hits the world. Infectious diseases are the world's No. 1 killer...

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Infectious diseases targeted

...working-age adults, will die in the next hour from infectious diseases, many that could be prevented for less than the...the money. The WHO's $208 million budget for infectious diseases is still $50 million short. Malaria, TB and...

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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...

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...

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...

Serious disease threat

...that many of the world's infectious diseases would be eradicated. Polio...Analysts are concerned that infectious diseases pose an increasing threat...meningitis. The report says infectious diseases kill about 170,000 Americans...

Scientists tackle future of diseases in first global gathering

...ATLANTA -- In a world where infectious diseases have rebounded and are the...International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases. Malaria, for example...National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The conference will also...

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Overuse of antibiotics creates 'superbugs'

...antibiotics were wonder drugs, cures for any number of infectious diseases. But these days, largely thanks to overuse...Hospitalized patients are surrounded by others whose infectious diseases may spread. Their immune systems may be weakened...

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Age old question: Lyme disease

...infection. According to the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Lyme disease was first recognized in the United...to humans. According to the National Center for Infectious Diseases, ticks prefer hidden and hairy areas of the body...

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US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

...will be treated in Emory's isolation unit for infectious diseases, created 12 years ago handle doctors who get sick...outside Atlanta in a small plane equipped to contain infectious diseases, and a small police escort followed his ambulance...