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Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

“The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said during a press conference on Wednesday. “Now is the time for the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of DRC.” WHO… Read More »

Missouri woman, 38, says ‘lone star’ tick bite gave her a severe meat allergy

Missouri woman, 38, says ‘lone star’ tick bite left her allergic to meat, rice and 28 other foods – leaving her on a diet of bananas and strawberries Kristie Downen, 38, of Peace Valley, Missouri, was bitten by a lone star tick in July 2015 She began developing strange symptoms include heavy bloating, vomiting and… Read More »

EHRA says ONC’s proposed interoperability rule needs major revisions

While the EHR Association supports the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s efforts to improve interoperability, the group contends that an ONC proposed rule exceeds the mandate of the 21st Century Cures Act and goes far beyond the intent of Congress. “We worked throughout the drafting of the 21st Century Cures Act with… Read More »