A team of Jackson County researchers found that wastewater collected in rural areas can be used to track COVID-19 outbreaks up to a week before a patient tests positive. Now, they’re hoping to expand the study across the region.
A statewide mandate has prompted COVID-19 testing for all incarcerated individuals in state prisons, but local jails — Buncombe’s included — aren’t obligated to test everyone in custody. Instead, facilities have been directed to mitigate spread of the coronavirus through screening, isolation and social distancing.
“It is way more than a coincidence that the rate of many neurological disorders in our children has increased dramatically since 1989, including autism, tics, sleep disorders, ADHD/ADD, speech and language issues, and other “unspecified developmental delays.” The numbers are staggering!”
Multistate outbreak traced to vials of medication manufactured in a Massachusetts compounding lab.
The Center for Disease Control’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has released its findings in the 2011 arson-related death of Capt. Jeff Bowen of the Asheville Fire Department.
Salmonellosis. Botulism. Campylobacteriosis. Hepatitis. Cyclosporiasis. Just a few of the more common food-borne illnesses in the U.S. Here we have tried to get the best collection of information on what they are and how to avoid them in one place.