“Today I was deeply saddened to hear about the death of a patient who had this illness,” said Dr. Monica Bharel, Massachusetts public health commissioner. “We are investigating these cases as quickly as possible and working with our federal partners to better understand this outbreak.” … [Read more...] about First vaping-related death reported in Mass.
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"Handwashing is the single most important infection control measure," according to the Centers for Disease Control. Wash with soap and water for at least 20 seconds — and touch nothing in the lavatory afterward without the shield of a paper towel. Hand rubs with at least 60% alcohol will do the trick if soap and water are unavailable. Avoid touching your nose, mouth and eyes with unwashed hands. … [Read more...] about Easy way to stay healthy on airplanes