Illnesses on the rise

Cases triple; better tools needed to fight mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas Press Release Embargoed Until: Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 1:00 p.m. ETContact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 Illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites have tripled in the U.S., with more than 640,000 cases reported during the 13 years from 2004 through 2016. ¬†Nine new germs spread […]

Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens A Bloodborne Pathogens or blood-borne disease is one that can be spread by contamination by blood. The most common examples are HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and viral haemorrhagic fevers. Diseases that are not usually transmitted directly by blood contact, but rather by insect or other vector, are more usefully classified as vector-borne […]