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  • Loren Halifax in Haiti: Day Two, Part Two: Cholera

    Loren Halifax in Haiti: Day Two, Part Two: Cholera
    Day Two:  part two.. Fun with cholera! So the first thing I noticed in Haiti is the garbage and sewage mix that you see in or along every street.  Except for here and there, the constant stream makes way for a massive stinking heap.  I saw a few today...
  • Official: 3 Cholera Victims In New York Have Recovered

    Official: 3 Cholera Victims In New York Have Recovered
    Three people who contracted cholera at a wedding in the Dominican Republic before returning to New York have recovered, and the risk of their infecting anyone else is low, officials said Sunday. None of the three adults had to be hospitalized, said...
  • In tsunami's wake, top priorities are treating trauma, ensuring clean water and limiting infections

    After the surging ocean waters spawned by Japan's magnitude 8.9 earthquake receded from that country's northeast coast, the drowned were only the first victims to be counted. Over the next several days, physicians and public health officials in Japan can...
  • Japan will face extraordinary health challenges after tsunami

    Japan will face extraordinary health challenges after tsunami
    After the surging ocean waters spawned by Japan's magnitude 8.9 earthquake receded, the drowned were only the first victims to be counted. In the coming days, physicians and public health officials along Japan's hard-hit eastern coast can expect a second...
  • Mediators try to make streets a little less mean

    Mediators try to make streets a little less mean
    In its charting of a Chicago epidemic and belief in the power of street-level human empathy, the superb documentary "The Interrupters" comes to us at a time when the notion of conflict resolution has been sidelined utterly on the national political level....
  • The Vaccine Hunter: Henry Daniell's research earns UCF grants, patents and acclaim

    The Vaccine Hunter: Henry Daniell's research earns UCF grants, patents and acclaim
    Tinkering in his million-dollar greenhouse at the University of Central Florida, microbiologist Henry Daniell is at work on preventing infectious diseases that kill 15 million people worldwide each year. Inspired by the passion of French physicist...
  • Laguna hotels to recycle all soaps

    Laguna Beach welcomes more than 6 million visitors annually to its sandy shores. Now visitors who stay in the city's 22 hotels and lodging establishments will be inadvertent participants in a citywide effort to recycle all of the soaps, shampoos, hair...
  • Cholera breaks out in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp

    Cholera breaks out in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Cholera has broken out in the world's largest refugee camp in Kenya, home to nearly 500,000 Somali refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Insecurity also continues to hamper aid efforts following the kidnapping of Western aid...
  • Study to link climate change, infectious disease outbreaks

    Study to link climate change, infectious disease outbreaks
    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego State University students will soon begin studying the connection between climate change and the spread of infectious disease, thanks to a grant which will fund summer and research programs, the university announced Monday. The W....