Category Archives: Health Alerts

CDC Info on Swine Flu

The CDC is updating this site http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/ frequently at this point, in order to help everyone stay current with the swine flu situation.  See the “CDC Health Advisory” on this page for the most current information.  I heard on NPR today … Continue reading

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Books as viral “agents”

So a coughing or sneezing patron leaves a book in the library’s bookdrop. How long can the viruses that may be riding along on the book survive, possibly to be picked up by an unwary library worker or the next … Continue reading

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HealthVault: Secure, Online Storage for Health Info

Microsoft has released a new software and services platform, HealthVault, to help people store and manage their health information online, as well as search for health information.  This looks like an excellent resource for use by people in disaster-prone areas, such as … Continue reading

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