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Sophie Okolo

Ebola and the Elderly: Focusing on a Vulnerable Population

Nov. 21, 2014 – Certain diseases like pertussis and dementia are associated with distinct populations. Pertussis is generally linked to children and dementia is generally linked to older adults. Read More

Kenny Pettersen

Treatment: The Missing Piece in Ebola Prevention

Nov. 07, 2014 – An Ebola diagnosis need not be a death sentence. Here’s my assertion as an infectious disease specialist: if patients are promptly diagnosed and receive aggressive Read More

Kenny Pettersen

End Quarantine of CA Healthcare Workers Fighting Ebola

Oct. 31, 2014 – The Following is a letter I wrote to the Director of the CA Dept of Public Health, urging him to end the 21-day quarantine of CA Read More

Michael Lipnick

The looming co-epidemic of TB-Diabetes

Oct. 29, 2014 – Diabetes, an immunocompromised state, significantly increases the risk that person will develop tuberculosis (TB) infection. A new report released by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Read More