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In the first chapter Stearns compares commentaries on transmissible disease to those on the related subject of "evil omens" in order to demonstrate that the interpretive moves that scholars made to understand and to respond to contagion were by no means awkward, ineffective, or for that matter unusual.
8) If sexually transmissible diseases first burst upon the scene today, as AIDS did in the 1980s, would the medical/legal response be the same?
The new California standards, an elaboration of existing Cal OSHA regulations on Aerosol Transmissible Disease and other existing regulations, go well beyond the faulty procedures and protective gear employed by hospitals across the U.
However, anyone - straight or gay - who is involved in high-risk sexual practices that could leave them open to transmissible disease will not be accepted on the register.
Rheumatoid arthritis, he adds, may be a transmissible disease that spread from the New World to the Old World in the late 18th century.
MERS-CoV, a highly transmissible disease, that has already killed 356 people since it was discovered in 2012.
When a worker has a transmissible disease, the attending physician for the infected patient recommends that the patient stay home from work for the duration of the infectivity period.
Swabs can identify any infection, or you can visit a genito-urinary clinic if you think you may have a sexually transmissible disease.
Government facilities depend on simple, accurate screening for their healthcare workers, patients and military personnel for this important transmissible disease.
20 /PRNewswire/ -- HRI, a San Francisco bay area based provider of outsourced human resources services, is leading the way in helping California healthcare employers comply with the new Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) Standard, which went into effect August 5th.
Adoption of the Aerosol Transmissible Disease Standard in 2009 to protect healthcare workers and others from airborne pathogens.
With full support from labor and management stakeholders, on May 21 the Cal/OSHA Standards Board unanimously approved the Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) standard which is designed to protect workers in healthcare and related industries from the spread of diseases such as tuberculosis, measles, influenza, and other pathogens spread by coughing and sneezing.

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