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Hurricane Katrina now risks health

The initial issues facing the hurricane Katrina have changed from treating injuries to addressing public health needs and infection prevention. With flood waters remaining the threat of diarrhea, and water and food borne diseases are now a major concern for health authorities, but many other illnesses i.e hepatitis, tetanus, have been avoided with previous vaccinations.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters

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About: Hurricane Katrina now risks health

Date: 7 September 2005

Source: Reuters

URL: http://msnbc.msn.com/id/9239731/

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