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Ebola Monitoring Ends for Travelers from Sierra Leone

By | December 24th, 2015|General|

Since October of 2014, local health departments have worked with ADHS, CDC, and other federal partners to monitor travelers returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea for signs and symptoms of Ebola. In total, around 200 travelers returning to Arizona have been monitored. Back in September, monitoring of travelers returning from Liberia ended, due to [...]

Measles & International Travel

By | April 30th, 2013|Preparedness, Prevention|

Guest Blog from Ken Komatsu, State Epidemiologist With over 1 billion people crossing international borders each year, vaccine preventable diseases not usually found in Arizona, can arrive at any time.  Earlier this month a young child from Pima County became ill with a rash illness while visiting Asia.  This region of the world has had [...]

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