Monthly Archives: April 2019

Is an itchy scalp linked with hair loss?

An itchy scalp links to hair loss in several different ways. In this article, we look at the causes of each of these issues, the links between them, and possible treatments and home remedies. …read more

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Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

This past week witnessed a notable escalation of security incidents surrounding the Ebola virus disease (EVD) response efforts. On 19 April, an attack on a hospital in Katwa by armed militia resulted in the tragic death of Dr Richard Mouzoko Kiboung, a WHO epidemiologist, and the injury of two other healthcare workers. To ensure […]

By |April 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Lab Culture Ep. 18: Alaska state virology lab — Freezing temps, wild animals, and extremely dedicated staff

Lab Culture Ep. 18: Alaska state virology lab — Freezing temps, wild animals, and extremely dedicated staff

Every area of our country is unique in ways that make public health laboratory work vary from one state or locality to another. But just as Alaska is different from the lower-48 states in most ways, their public health lab’s work is too. Have you ever considered all the ways it might be different […]

By |April 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Ginkgo seeds may help keep skin blemish-free, but there’s a catch

Ginkgo seed extracts can fight bacteria that harm the skin, but researchers are still a long way from developing them into safe products. …read more

By |April 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

From 14 February through 31 March 2019, the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 22 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including four deaths, associated with the outbreak in Wadi Aldwasir. …read more

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