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Parasitologist for the People

LT Knipes chats with school children who have been enrolled and are waiting to be tested for lymphatic filariasis and malaria in Nord Est Department, Haiti.

Global health emergencies are a constant in today’s world. In recent years, we have seen the impact of natural disasters, mass migrations, famines, conflicts, and more. When there are large population movements, we see rapid spread of infectious disease. When there is famine, those affected have a compromised immune system, allowing them to contract illnesses easier. For these reasons it is vital that public health staff from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is on the scene. Read More >

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Heart Failure at Age 46?

Dotson E-80

nbsp; People often ask me what I enjoy most about the work I do. For me, it is the individuals we help to make healthier, those whose quality of care are directly impacted by the guidance we can give physicians. Recently, a physician in southern California contacted CDC about her patient, Jose. When Jose was Read More >

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