ebola

Panic, Paranoia, and Public Health — The AIDS Epidemic’s Lessons for Ebola — NEJM

Panic, Paranoia, and Public Health — The AIDS Epidemic’s Lessons for Ebola — NEJM. Please read this because we have to remember our history to learn from our history. Various politicians called for quarantining of anyone who tested positive for HIV, and commentator William F. Buckley infamously penned an op-ed in the New York Times saying that […]

TBT to an actual American epidemic

For the time being the news cycle won’t let go of Ebola in the US. I’m not interested in that, but thanks to Ebola you no doubt have heard of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease) at NIH. Dr. Fauci took that post in 1984 and the man […]

Ebola, Epidemiology

So far this semester of nursing school we’ve spent less than an hour talking about Ebola in America. There is legitimate concern for good guidance on PPE. CDC guidelines have been in evolution, which makes health care workers nervous. (NY Times) BUT, epidemiology views the population as the patient. And right here right now we […]

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