Tag Archives: contracted

More than 9,000 healthcare workers have contracted COVID-19 as of last week, CDC says

Healthcare workers who treat patients infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus are at risk of contracting the disease themselves due to frequent exposure and proximity to such patients. New figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention detail the extent to which this is true, finding that 9,282 healthcare workers across the country are… Read More »

Viewpoints: Those Who Have Contracted Deadly Diseases Know The Value Of Vaccinations; ‘Medicare At 55’ Is The Politically Feasible Step We Should Be Taking

Editorials and columnists discuss health care issues. Stat: My Polio-Stricken Mother’s Advice To Parents: Immunize Your Kids I was 1 year old in 1949 when polio struck my mother. As I got older and could understand why she was in a wheelchair, she told me about her time in the hospital — more than a… Read More »

'I was just 15 when I contracted an STI. I was a frightened teenager with little support' – James Kavanagh

James Kavanagh has teamed up with Durex and HIV Ireland for a safe-sex campaign ahead of World Aids Day ‘I was just 15 when I contracted an STI. I was a frightened teenager with little support’ – James Kavanagh Independent.ie I was 15 years old and in a sexual health clinic when I learned that… Read More »