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Malaria

Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite.  People with malaria often experience fever, chills, and flu-like illness.  Left untreated, they may develop severe complications and die.  In 2008, an estimated 190-311 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide and 708,000 – 1,003,000 people died, most of them yound children in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Fall Infection Control Newsletter

InCo & Associates Quarterly Newsletter Fall marks the beginning of the Influenza season. For long-term care facilities this signifies numerous flu shots for residents and staff members. Influenza is a common respiratory illness affecting thousands of people worldwide each year. Unfortunately, influenza may be lethal for individuals over the age of 65. Therefore, annual influenza […]

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