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Traveling this summer? Protect yourself from the Measles

Keep you and your family safe from the measles and other infectious diseases by taking precautions before traveling. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends you visit a doctor or nurse 4-6 weeks prior to travel. With an increase in measles outbreaks the CDC strongly recommends making sure everyone has a measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) shot at
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Climate Change & the Spread of Infectious Diseases

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  • March 23, 2015 /
  • by Kimberly McCay /
  • climate change, ebola, infectious diseases, west nile virus, zoonotic /
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Could a changing climate and changing environments have an impact on the spread of infectious diseases?  Several zoologists are saying yes! Zoologist Daniel Brooks of the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology at the Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln states the spread of infectious diseases like the West Nile Virus and Ebola could be linked to climate
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