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Alcohol Hand Sanitizer Tips

Hand sanitizers with less than 60% ethyl or isopropyl alcohol are not effective.

To kill Staph aureus, the …

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Ad14 (Adenovirus Serotype 14): The Mutated Cold Virus That Has Caused 10 Deaths in Last 18 Months

There are more than 50 distinct types of adenoviruses related to human
illnesses. They are one cause of the common …

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MRSA Facts and Fiction: What Does MRSA Look Like?


Video from WLWT-TV/DT showing what MRSA looks like.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), also known as oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (ORSA), multiple-resistant …

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Top Reported Infections in Athletic Situations

Infectious Diseases are transmitted by air droplets or by direct contact with people or objects that people just touched. For any of these conditions, except perhaps minor colds, seek medical treatment. Precautions for all infections that can be transmitted by skin contact : Don’t share towels Don’t wipe your face with a towel you use […]

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