All tagged Disease Prevention

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This report updates the 2006 CDC recommendations for the diagnosis and management of tickborne rickettsial diseases in the United States. Updated recommendations are needed to address the changing epidemiology of tickborne rickettsial diseases, provide current information about new and emerging tickborne rickettsial pathogens, and highlight advances in recommended diagnostic tests and updated treatment information.

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This fact sheet aims to educate employers and workers about the West Nile virus and to offer ways to reduce the risks of infection. It includes information concerning the ways the virus spreads (particularly through mosquitoes), signs and symptoms of infection, the risks it presents to outdoor workers especially, and specific protective measures which employers and workers can adopt to avoid the illness.