Influenza 101 - Spring Message

Like it or not, the flu season is here again. Just as it was last year, there is a severe shortage of the flu vaccine. The shortage, however, appears to be worse this year. The inevitable outcome is that a lot more people are going to be afflicted with the flu this year than would ordinarily be the case. We expect this...

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Augustine Akalonu
Higher Lead Poisoning Risk for Immigrant Children

Immigrant children are five times more likely to suffer from lead poisoning than children born in the U.S., says a new study by the NYC Health Department, with the newest immigrants at highest risk. Those most affected were children from countries where lead is less tightly regulated than in the U.S. The study is...

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Augustine Akalonu