Monthly Archives: October 2018

What does a Lyme disease rash look like?

Lyme disease rashes can change throughout the stages of the illness. Untreated Lyme disease can have serious consequences, so people should be familiar with the symptoms and types of rash. Learn to identify Lyme disease rashes here. …read more

By |October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Security incidents over the past week, ranging from clashes between rebel and government forces resulting in civilian deaths to response vehicles being pelted with stones, continued to cause community distress and severely impede response activities for the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. …read more

By |October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

A Little Girl and a Deadly Virus

By Linette Granen, director, Marketing & Membership, APHL
This story begins as many others. A young lady met a young man, got married and had a baby, whom they adored. They were children of immigrants — her family was from Germany and his from Italy. They began their lives together in the early part of […]

By |October 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

What’s the link between cold weather and the common cold?

Despite the association between cold weather and getting sick, it is viruses that cause colds and the flu. However, colder temperatures may increase a person’s risk of developing an illness. Learn more here. …read more

By |October 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

What to know about cardiac tamponade

Cardiac tamponade is a fluid buildup around the heart that constitutes a medical emergency. We discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment of cardiac tamponade here. …read more

By |October 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|