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By Andrea Terrasa on October 21st, 2014 | Last updated: October 22, 2014 at 10:44 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have created stricter guidelines for the treatment of Ebola patients. The new guidelines address training and hands-on experience, preventing skin exposure, and strict observation of putting on and taking off Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
By Kelly Audette on October 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: October 3, 2014 at 7:02 pm
Since the CDC confirmed the first case of the Ebola virus in the United States, the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital is taking measures to ready doctors and staff for potential patients who display symptoms that could suggest the Ebola virus.
By Garrett Bruno on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:34 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated this year’s flu vaccine will help protect against a second strain of influenza B.
By Caitlin Sinett on September 19th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 3:56 pm
The Center for Disease Control reported about 300,000 cases of Lyme disease in the past year. With doctors misdiagnosing patients and the lack of awareness of the disease, the risk factor for untreated health problems as a result is frightfully high.
By Missy Perez on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 6:36 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health agencies are working to make sure recipients of organs from a rabies-infected donor are rabies free.
By Tondrea Haddly on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 1:53 pm
A study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that leafy greens are the main culprit behind food poisoning. This report by Tondrea Haddly highlights preventative measures to keep you safe during food preperation.
By Emily Burris on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am
Today is National HIV testing day and the CDC has launched new efforts to increase the availability of HIV testing. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, better testing is a critical step towards more effective treatment and better results [...]
By Nickelle Smith on June 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:06 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more than half of surveyed high school seniors admit to texting while driving. After distracted driving laws led to a vehicular homicide convicion, even the national government is noticing this isse. Florida’s [...]