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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

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Florida MERS Patient Released From Hospital

A man from Saudi Arabia who is one of three patients diagnosed with a Middle East respiratory virus in the United States has been released from an Orlando, Florida, hospital.

CBS Tampa–05/19/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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2 Hospital Workers Test Negative For MERS After Coming Into Contact With Patient

Two employees tested negative for a rare virus days after coming into contact with a Saudi resident infected with the second confirmed MERS case in the U.S., a spokeswoman for an Orlando hospital said Wednesday.

05/14/2014

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White House: Obama Has Been Briefed On MERS Cases In US

Hospital officials in Orlando say a Saudi resident with the second U.S. case of a mysterious virus still has a fever but is in good spirits.

CBS Tampa–05/13/2014

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‘Risk To The Public Remains Very Low': Health Officials Confirm Second Case Of MERS In US

Health officials have confirmed a second U.S. case of a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East.

CBS Tampa–05/12/2014

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