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Category Archive: Health

Mar 29 2020

New Trials for COVID-19 Vaccine

New Trials for a COVID-19 Vaccine are starting. In Seattle, Washington; the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute or ((KPWHRI) just entered phase one in its progress to devise a vaccine.
This study evaluates 45 healthy adults who are …

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Mar 29 2020

Flattening the Curve in 1918: The Spanish Flu

As the COVID-19 pandemic flares across the globe, scientists and historians assess the mitigation measures implemented to fight the Spanish Flu of 1918 that killed between 50 to 100 million people. The concern is if action is not taken, COVID-19 …

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Feb 04 2020

Infection control plans & their importance

Infection control plans are important, especially now. Having an effective plan in the event of an emergency is of paramount importance.
Officials detained a cruise ship after fear the 2019-nCoV Coronavirus had spread. Thus, the escalation of the disease …

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Jan 29 2020

Effective Infection Control Plan

With the recent escalation of the 2019-nCoV Coronavirus from the World Health Organization (WHO) which declared the new virus outbreak a “Public Health Emergency of International concern” now is the time to implement or revise your Infection Control Plan.

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Jan 27 2020

Infection control plans

Infection control plans are very important, especially now. Coronavirus has escalated worldwide. Consequently, 2,000 people have the infection. The disease is rapidly spreading. What does this mean for your organization? This is where American Medical Compliance can help.
Firstly, …

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Jan 24 2020

Loneliness and adults

Loneliness and mental health are struggles many Americans face. Social support and remaining connected with others is extremely important for everyone’s overall well being. A new study found that 61% of Americans feel lonely.  Even more young adults reported …

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Jan 22 2020

Healthcare breaches in 2019

Healthcare breaches were a problem in 2019. December 2019 saw the highest amount of increases. Hence, it rose 8.57% from November 2019, according to HIPAA Journal. However, December saw a decrease in exposed healthcare records by about 35%.
2019 …

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Jan 20 2020

Coronavirus: what is it?

Coronavirus has broken out in China. Thus, it has been in global headlines as of recently. But, what exactly is it? It is mostly found in animals and rarely is seen in humans. Now, humans are catching the disease. …

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Jan 16 2020

New flu vaccine being developed

Flu season this year was especially rough. It came early and hit hard – three children died from the flu in December, according to WebMd. There is a new vaccine being tested on mice. Thus, it could potentially act …

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Jan 13 2020

Measles still a global health threat

Measles has a vaccine, however, it is still one of the most dangerous health threats in the world. Cases of measles are actually going up globally. In 2018, around 140,000 people died because of it, according to the World …

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