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Training Arizona on Infectious Diseases

By | August 6th, 2015|Preparedness|

Last month we wrapped up our 6th annual Arizona Infectious Disease Training and Exercise (AZID), a three-day event with more than 400 attendees learning about various infectious disease topics. This year’s event embraced the One Health theme, which recognizes the connection of human health with the health of animals and the environment. The event kicked [...]

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H7N9 Influenza

By | April 5th, 2013|Preparedness|

This week the WHO announced that several people in eastern China are infected with a newly mutated bird influenza virus called H7N9. All are in critical condition and some have died... but importantly the cases don't appear to be linked- meaning it's probably not from human to human transmission (that's good). The World Health Organization website has more detail [...]

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