A patient is being treated for Lassa fever at the high security infectious diseases unit at the Royal Free Hospital in London. The Health Protection Agency say this is an isolated case in a traveller who returned to the UK from Nigeria. They are trying to identify nurses and doctors at two other hospitals who cared for the man before the disease was identified. Lassa fever is spread through direct contact with body fluids.
TagsAfrica Agriculture Antibiotics Antivirals Bacteria Bacteriophages Biofilms Biology Biotechnology cancer disease Drugs Education Emerging disease Environment evolution Food Fungi Genetics Google+ Health History HIV/AIDS Immunology infection Influenza Malaria Medicine Microbiology Mycology Parasitology plants Podcast Prions retrovirus RNA Science Tuberculosis University of Leicester Vaccines viaGoogle+ Video Virology virus
Top Posts & Pages
This is a personal weblog. The opinions expressed here represent my own views and not those of my employer or any other organization. Comments on posts represent the opinions of visitors.
MicrobiologyBytes by AJ Cann is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.