The microbiology of zombies, part IV: hidden infections
This is why disease eradication is so difficult, and why it’s been accomplished for so few pathogens to date: many pathogens can spread ... by infection & recovery or by death), there is always another reservoir of disease out there. It may be other ...
How different parts of the world are responding to West Africa’s Ebola outbreak
Ebola – transmitted through contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person – is incurable, and it can kill up to ... contact with the body and family members of infected patients are at the greatest risk for infection themselves.
What Is Cellulitis? What Causes Cellulitis?
Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the dermis - the deep layer of ... This is very unusual, but the bacteria that caused the cellulitis can spread to other parts of the body, including muscle, bone or the heart valves. If this happens the patient ...
FDA Warns: Tattoo Inks can Cause Infections
When people get tattoos, they are usually only focused on how the tattoo will look especially since it will become a permanent part on the body. However ... Drug Administration (FDA), tattoo inks can cause infections. The FDA reported that last month ...
Epidemic bacteria can damage mucins to enter and infect a body part
Eye and Ear and affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have found for the first time that a bacterial pathogen can literally mow ... and preventing bacterial infections originating not only in the eye but in other parts of the body as well."