Monthly Archives: September 2017

CDC chief says U.

Personal protective equipment – – the top to toe spacesuit gear – – is impervious to the infectious bodily fluids that can spread Ebola from individual to individual. But for healthcare workers, taking off contaminated gear without infecting themselves is usually tricky and requires schooling and practice. Another way Pham may have gotten the disease can be through the the interventions that were done to try desperately to keep the index individual alive, dialysis and intubation. Continue reading

China lifts decades-old HIV/AIDS travel ban Late Tuesday.

‘Helps was the top killer among infectious illnesses in China for the first time in 2008, a known fact that may reflect improved reporting of HIV/Helps statistics in recent years,’ the news service continues. ‘Government statistics present that by the end of October 2009, the amount of Chinese confirmed to be living with HIV-AIDS was 319,877, from 264 up,302 in 2008 and 135,630 in 2005. But Health Minister Chen Zhu has said the actual degree of infections is most likely near 740,000′ . Agence France-Presse/Vancouver Sun reports on U.N. Officials’ response to the news headlines of China’s amended travel ban: ‘I commend President Hu Jintao for China’s decision to remove travel restrictions based on HIV position,’ U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated in a declaration. Continue reading