Health workers leave after they took a blood specimen from a child to test for the Ebola virus in a area were a 17-year old boy died from the virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. 150 more words
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Liberia confirmed a third Ebola case on Thursday, nearly two months after it was declared Ebola free, and officials said they were investigating whether the disease had managed to lurk in animals before resurfacing. 677 more words
Fatal Fever, written by Gail Jarrow, reviewed by Cheryl Coffin.
This book tells an enthralling tale of how Typhoid Fever was contained in the early 20th century, as a result of advances in healthcare practices and a more complete understanding of this deadly disease and how it spread in cities and towns throughout America. 160 more words