Tag Archives: Concerns

Concerns rise that the system for diagnosing epidemics is failing

Bloomberg—How big is the coronavirus outbreak? A lot bigger than we were initially told, it turns out. On Thursday, confirmed cases of Covid-19 in China’s Hubei Province—the epidemic’s epicenter—jumped by almost 15,000. It’s not that there was a sudden wave of new infections. Rather, the increase reflects a change in how China counts patients; it… Read More »

Labelling people “anti-vaxxers” ignores real roots of their concerns

There’s no doubt everyone should vaccinate – but to combat “anti-vax” we must understand the legitimate reasons for some communities’ mistrust, says Furaha Asani Health | Comment 19 June 2019 Josie Ford By Furaha Asani MEASLES is making a shocking return to the US. At the heart of this return is a growing reluctance by… Read More »

Trader Joe's recalls salads over salmonella, listeria concerns

The recalled salads are sold across nine states. (Trader Joe’s ) Trader Joe’s has issued a recall for three variations of its popular ready-to-eat salads over concerns that they may be contaminated with listeria or salmonella. The recall covers store locations in nine states and concerns Trader Jose’s Mexicali Inspired Salad, Trader Joe’s BBQ Flavored Chicken… Read More »

Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, iMessage use at UK NHS adds new security concerns

A majority of  UK National Health Service trusts have no official policies to discourage the use of consumer messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger among clinicians and staff, according to a new CommonTime report. The study found that despite the clear privacy risks posed by those apps, many trusts also don’t provide other more secure alternatives… Read More »