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  1. Chicago Firefighter Dies from West Nile Virus

    Online Articles

    Fri, 5 Oct 2012

    A Chicago (IL) Fire Department lieutenant has died as a result of West Nile virus . Lt. Thomas Flahive, 58, of Engine Co. 108, died of the virus Thursday night, two weeks after he was bitten by a mosquito in Wisconsin, according

  2. Recognizing Ischemic Stroke Victims, Cardiac Arrest in Athletes, West Nile Virus


    Wed, 29 Aug 2012

    accessed Aug. 17 , 2012. West Nile Virus Infection The outbreak of this infection ..... spraying of insecticides to control the virus -carrying mosquitoes has begun in some ..... says the best way to prevent West Nile virus disease is to avoid mosquito bites. It

  1. Firefighter Death Likely Caused by Hepatitis C Virus

    Online Articles

    Tue, 10 Apr 2001

    Barker wasn't certain when he caught the virus ; he had responded to many emergencies ..... three more Tampa firefighters have the virus . (For additional information, see �Hepatitis ..... Reference: �Firefighter Dies from Virus He Likely Caught on Duty, Ace Atkins

  2. Fire Service Industry News: Maynard (MA) Firefighters Continue to Update Training Protocols Against Threat of Ebola

    Online Articles

    Sat, 20 Dec 2014

    guideline for possible cases of the Ebola Virus . Although the probability of responding ..... departments that could also face a similar virus outbreak situation. One of the vital response ..... The outbreak and persistence of the Ebola Virus has moved first responders to update the

  3. CDC posts Ebola guidelines

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in the United States. The information ..... being tested for poliovirus, West Nile virus , and enteroviruses. Investigations into ..... touching objects or surfaces that have the virus on them and then touching your mouth

  4. IFSI Introduces Ebola Awareness Online Class

    Online Articles

    Sat, 6 Dec 2014

    to concerns on the spread of the Ebola virus . Ebola Awareness Online is a self-paced ..... students with information on the Ebola virus , patient assessment and treatment, plus ..... resources to help them keep up to date on the virus . There is no fee for the class. The next

  5. Firefighter Finances: Your Personal Information at Risk...Again


    Wed, 30 Apr 2014

    online, and use Facebook daily, another virus could be working its way into your computer ..... familiar? Please read on. The Heartbleed virus is a bug that focuses on encryption data that keeps ..... information, and more. The Heartbleed virus has actually been active for about two

  6. CDC Makes Available Interim Guidance for EMS Providers on Ebola

    Online Articles

    Sun, 12 Oct 2014

    available interim guidance for EMS providers and Public Safety Answering Points on patient management for known or suspected Ebola Virus Disease. Visit the CDC website to read the interim guidance . Download the CDC’s checklist for EMS providers on Ebola preparedness

  7. Alabama Firefighters Report to Sickness Call at Airport in Hazmat Gear

    Online Articles

    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    afternoon in Birmingham is not believed to be at risk for the Ebola virus , according to Birmingham health and fire officials, reports ..... it was determined that he was not at risk of having the Ebola virus . Birmingham firefighters arrived in hazardous material protective

  8. Health and Safety: CDC Posts Ebola Guidelines for EMS

    Online Articles

    Mon, 29 Sep 2014

    PSAPs) for Management of Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in the United States. Compartir The information is for managers ..... Guidance for Environmental Infection Control in Hospitals for Ebola Virus . When performing environmental cleaning and disinfection