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In the News: Australia's Winter with the 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus

Via: The New England Journal of Medicine. Original post published on-line at: http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/NEJMp0910445 on Nov. 25, 2009. Authors: James F. Bishop, M.D., Mary P. Murnane, B.A., and Rhonda Owen, B.Sc. “When the World Health Organization declared a “public health emergency of international concern” on April 25, 2009, after the emergence in Mexico of pandemic influenza

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Heroes (and others) of Environmental & Public Health: Mini Bio #05 Sir Joseph Bazalgette

By: Susan-Marie Cronkite, PhD. Sir Joseph Bazalgette (1819 – 1891) was a civil engineer in London, England during the Victorian period. In some ways, he was an ‘accidental’ Environmental Health hero, but through his work designing and building the first large, comprehensive sewer system in London, he saved hundreds of thousands of lives. The sewers

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Recommended Read: "Let Me See You Wash Your Hands"

By: Rosemary Stephen, Elements: Environmental Health Intelligence Article: “ Let Me See You Wash Your Hands!” Author: Ian Ayres, Freakonomics, The Hidden Side of Everything. http://freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/11/let-me-see-you-wash-your-hands/ When I was young, I was fascinated by a science show on TV. One episode particularly affected me – a program, of all things, about the history of hand

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In the News: H1N1 Swine Flu Deaths and Vaccination

Via: Next Big Future Available: http://nextbigfuture.com/2009/11/h1n1-swine-flu-deaths-and-vaccination.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2Fadvancednano+(nextbigfuture) “CNN reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new H1N1 statistics. Nearly 3,900 people, including about 540 children, are believed to have died from the H1N1 flu in the first six months of the epidemic. In a normal flu season the number of deaths for

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At Your Service…. Part I

Part I: The Role of Animals in Public Health By: Rosemary Stephen, Elements: Environmental Health Intelligence Pets are very important in the lives of people around the world. Many of us feel we cannot live without our pets; I know I feel that way. I still remember the first cat we ever owned. We got

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In the News: Canadians want board to handle Devils Lake fight

Via: The Associated Press – BISMARCK, N.D. Author: By BLAKE NICHOLSON Associated Press Writer. Copyright © 2009 The Associated Press. “Officials in the Canadian province of Manitoba are pressing their federal government to take the latest disagreement with North Dakota over Devils Lake floodwaters to an international group that referees water disputes. North Dakota officials

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