Jennifer Lee

September 30, 2019
Humans can get tuberculosis from deer, the CDC says – WPVI-TV

Humans can get tuberculosis from deer, the CDC says – WPVI-TV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found another unusual way animals can get humans sick. Luckily, this one doesn't involve kisses from your pet.After two decades of hunting, a 77-year-old Michigan man came down in 2017 with a case of tubercul…
September 30, 2019
Aerial spraying for EEE postponed in all 14 scheduled counties – WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

Aerial spraying for EEE postponed in all 14 scheduled counties – WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

LANSING, Mich– After calling off several of its sprays earlier Sunday afternoon, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced all aerial sprays to help prevent Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been postponed due to inclement weather. Treatm…
September 29, 2019
Bacteria are likely hiding in your household washing machine – FOX 31 Denver

Bacteria are likely hiding in your household washing machine – FOX 31 Denver

When multidrug-resistant pathogens kept reappearing on the skin of premature babies in a German hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit, investigators were confused. Tests for contamination in the incubators, as well as among healthcare workers who came into…
September 29, 2019
Afsca asks pet owners to be more vigilant on Rabies awareness day – The Brussels Times

Afsca asks pet owners to be more vigilant on Rabies awareness day – The Brussels Times

Pet owners (dogs, cats, ferrets…) who are travelling with their furry friend must make sure their animal is vaccinated against rabies.  Afsca issued the reminder on Saturday, for Rabies awareness day. The Federal Food Chain Security Agency (Afsca) is respons…
September 29, 2019
I suffer from a rare disease that causes my joints to dislocate up to 80 times a day – The Sun

I suffer from a rare disease that causes my joints to dislocate up to 80 times a day – The Sun

LAUREN Blake, 19, is a Girl Guide Unit Leader. She lives in Southampton with her parents Jane, 54, a stock auditor, and Andrew, 56, a chef. Watching from the sidelines as my friends danced at our school prom, I longed to be up there with them. Lauren is de…
September 28, 2019
Local communities now at high risk of EEE virus – WWLP.com

Local communities now at high risk of EEE virus – WWLP.com

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – There are a total of 12 human cases of EEE in Massachusetts and three people have died from the virus. Local communities including Agawam, East Longmeadow, Longmeadow, Southwick, Springfield, West Springfield, and Westfield are now a…
September 28, 2019
Man who lost limbs after dog licked his face in rare illness remains loyal to pet – The Independent

Man who lost limbs after dog licked his face in rare illness remains loyal to pet – The Independent

Its hard to regard Ellie as a menace.  When Greg Manteufel is frustrated or feeling down, she sits by him. At night, she sleeps under his covers. At dinner, shes there next to him, knowing hell throw something her way. She belies the stereotype of the vicio…
September 28, 2019
Alcohol and dementia risk: A complex relationship – Medical News Today

Alcohol and dementia risk: A complex relationship – Medical News Today

Although alcohol has been popular for millennia, and dementia is increasingly prevalent, scientists are yet to understand the relationship between the two. A recent study sets out for answers. With dementia predicted to affect 13.9 million adults in the Unit…
September 27, 2019
Why being an optimist is good for your heart – CNN

Why being an optimist is good for your heart – CNN

Why being an optimist is good for your heart - CNN