The Health Professionals of Crime Scene Clean-ups

Written by Kevin Fullerton. You’ve seen it on the streets, blocked by police tape reading, “POLICE LINE DO NOT CROSS”. Crowds gather around. Blue lights flicker intermittently, on and off. You know something dreadful has happened – but you don’t consider what happens next. After a horrible crime has been committed, the victims are bundled … Continue reading

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Infectious Diseases / Public Health

Aerosol Transmission of CCHF Virus in a Nosocomial Cluster

This has got to be scary stuff right there. In a paper published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, authors contend that it is possible that eight healthcare workers were infected by the CCHF virus while engaged in patient care, and not all of them were in contact with the blood or bodily fluids … Continue reading

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