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Qld Health confirms 13th measles case

Queenslanders have again been warned about the dangers of measles after a man, who travelled to Vietnam, became the latest confirmed case of infection. It brings the number of confirmed cases in the state this year to 13 – one less than the total number of cases for 2018. Queensland Health recommends people born after… Read More »

Global Health: In African Villages, These Phones Become Ultrasound Scanners

BUSHORO, Uganda — Lying on a church pew with his arm over his head, 6-year-old Gordon Andindagaye whimpered a bit — in fear, not pain — as Dr. William A. Cherniak slowly swept a small ultrasound scanner up and down his chest. Dr. Cherniak and Rodgers Ssekawoko Muhumuza, the Ugandan clinical officer he was training,… Read More »