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Ebola 101: What You Need to Know About Ebola [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 7, 2014 10:39:11 AM

Several countries in West Africa have fallen victim to the largest Ebola outbreak in history that has claimed over 930 lives. While this outbreak has a mortality rate of 60% compared to the previously reported 90%, it is spreading fast and surrounding countries are working frantically to quarantine the deadly virus. If you’ve never heard of Ebola before, read up on what makes this virus so dangerous and feared.

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Diabetes and Tuberculosis: A Growing Threat

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 27, 2014 4:05:16 PM

Working in public health for 14 years in Brownsville, Texas, in a border region with poor health conditions, has taught me a lot about how disease threats can get a boost from an unsuspected source.

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Flu Deaths Cross Epidemic Threshold

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 22, 2014 3:17:44 PM

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The flu now qualifies as an epidemic in the United States, according to a weekly report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though the CDC details a small decrease in reported cases, there have been numerous deaths from this year's outbreak, including 45 people in California.

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Preventitive Vaccines Help Seniors Guard Against Shingles

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 24, 2013 4:57:47 PM

Pneumonia, flu and shingles all affect seniors disproportionately to the rest of the population. These vaccine-preventable diseases account for more than 50,000 deaths annually in the U.S., according to the Alliance for Aging Research in its newly released "The Silver Book." It attributes the cost of treating infectious diseases in seniors to 15 percent of all health care expense.

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Real Life Zombie Viruses [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 27, 2013 4:50:25 PM

Real Life Zombie Viruses In the World

Everyone fears the one day in the distant future that a zombie apocalypse will swarm the Earth and infect everyone in sight. While the odds of that happening are extremely slim, there are several infectious diseases that exist today that are close to what we’d imagine the zombie apocalypse to look like.

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