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2019

  1. Vibrio Species Causing Vibriosis

    January 21, 2019

    By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)CDC estimates 80,000 people become sick with vibriosis, and 100 people die from their infection, in the United States every year.Anyone can get sick from vibriosis, but you may be more likely to get an infection or severe complications if you:Have liver disease, cancer, diabetes, HIV, or thalassemiaReceive […]

  2. Candida auris

    January 14, 2019

    By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Candida auris is an emerging fungus that presents a serious global health threat. CDC is concerned about C. auris for three main reasons:It is often multidrug-resistant, meaning that it is resistant to multiple antifungal drugs commonly used to treat Candida infections.It is difficult to identify with standard laboratory […]

  3. Radon – Is Your Family at Risk?

    January 10, 2019

    Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas produced by the decay of uranium found within our soil, a natural and expected occurrence. Kendall County’s geology is rich in uranium deposits, capable of producing high levels of radon gas.In the outdoor environment, radon gas readily escapes the ground, quickly dissipating into the air, without risk of […]

  4. Shigella – Shigellosis

    January 7, 2019

    By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella (shih-GEHL-uh). Most who are infected with Shigella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps starting a day or two after they are exposed to the bacteria. Shigellosis usually resolves in 5 to 7 days. Some people […]

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