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JAN 24, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Flu & Drug Resistance Are Next Pandemic Threats After Ebola

By Ben Hirschler DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The worst-ever Ebola epidemic is waning, but after ravaging three West African nations and spreading fear from Dallas to Madrid, it has hammered home the message that the world needs a better detective system for emerging diseases. Risks posed by pandemic threats such as deadly strains of flu and drug-resistant superbugs ...

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JAN 22, 2015 - Washington Times

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Case of tuberculosis confirmed in Vermont school employee

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Health has confirmed a case of tuberculosis in an employee at Charlotte Central School. The department says it's working closely with the school to identify and follow up with staff and students who have been in close contact with the ...

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JAN 20, 2015 - Washington Times

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Judge resets class-action hearing in Vegas hospital TB case

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Nevada judge postponed a hearing whether to grant class-action status to plaintiffs alleging a Las Vegas hospital failed to properly protect them from a tuberculosis outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit. Clark County District Court Judge Kenneth Cory heard several bids Tuesday ...

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JAN 19, 2015 - Fox News

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Europe's tuberculosis hub in Britain seeks to wipe out the disease

Health authorities launched an 11.5 million pounds ($17.4 million) plan on Monday to tackle Britain's persistent tuberculosis (TB) problem, seeking to wipe the contagious lung disease out altogether.

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JAN 19, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Europe's tuberculosis hub Britain seeks to wipe out the disease

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Health authorities launched an 11.5 million pounds plan on Monday to tackle Britain's persistent tuberculosis (TB) problem, seeking to wipe the contagious lung disease out altogether. Britain has one of the highest TB rates in western Europe and London is known as the continent's "TB capital". If current trends continue, England alone will have ...

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