Infectious disease and Bostonians from Africa

Passing this along from the Running a Hospital blog, which is run by BIDMC chief Paul Levy.  According to World Health Organization reports, nearly half of deaths due to infectious diseases globally, occur in the Sub- Saharan Africa. Particularly, of all the people infected globally by various diseases, 89% of those infected by malaria, 77% of … Continue reading Infectious disease and Bostonians from Africa

Latest Massachusetts flu updates

I can't get them up fast enough. So check in below. As of Thursday early afternoon, the Globe was reporting that the Lowell brothers -- the state's only 2 confirmed cases --did not infect anyone on their little league team. The Globe flu update.    Mass Dept. of Health     The New York Times has a "flu tracker"  map with updates. … Continue reading Latest Massachusetts flu updates