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Reported cases of work-acquired HIV infection drop: CDC

Documented cases of occupationally acquired HIV infection among U.S. health care workers have become “rare,” possibly due to underreporting and effective treatment and prevention, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Nanotechnology: Being proactive

Companies work to protect employees despite unknowns
Nanotechnology is a rapidly growing industry. But little is known about how nanoparticles affect the health of both the workers who manufacture the products and those who use them.
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Preventing the spread of sickness

We all work in a close work environment. When one person becomes ill, we all seem to get sick. Are there any safeguards we can put in place to minimize the spread of viruses and infections among co-workers?
We all work in a close work environment. When one person becomes ill, we all seem to get sick. Are there any safeguards we can put in place to minimize the spread of viruses and infections among co-workers?
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Ebola

CDC updates Ebola care guidelines

Atlanta – Following two cases in which U.S. nurses were infected with Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has tightened its infection-control guidelines for health care workers.
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CDC forms laboratory safety workgroup

Atlanta – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has formed an external laboratory safety workgroup in response to recent incidents involving anthrax and bird flu.
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