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Influenza & Ebola virus disease & Naltrexone

Action requested: Vaccinate against and treat influenza to prevent complications.

Action requested: Contact public health before referring suspected cases of EVD to an assessment hospital.

Action requested: Consider training to administer naltrexone as part of a comprehensive management program to treat opioid or alcohol dependence.

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Monday, December 22, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1647)/Comments (0)/
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Pertussis

Action requested: Assure that everyone is properly vaccinated against pertussis. Read More >>
Tuesday, December 9, 2014/Author: Jordan Bower/Number of views (1688)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola virus disease (EVD) update & Influenza

Action requested: Be aware of the protocol for managing suspect Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Snohomish County.
Action requested: Continue to vaccinate for influenza and consider use of antivirals to treat disease. Read More >>
Friday, December 5, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1566)/Comments (0)/
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Influenza vaccine, Fatal gastrointestinal mucormycosis

Action requested: Be aware that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) remains a recommended option for vaccination, despite recent evidence that it is not effective against 2009 H1N1.
Action requested: Be aware of fatal gastrointestinal mucormycosis in an infant following ingestion of contaminated dietary supplement, ABC Dophilus® Powder, and report suspected cases.
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1697)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola virus disease (EVD) update

Action requested: Screen for recent travel from Mali in addition to travel from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone when assessing for potential Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Read More >>
Monday, November 17, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1578)/Comments (0)/
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