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Hurricane Health Concerns
to Dr. Shiel's thank you and personal note regarding Hurricane Volunteers.(MP3
William C. Shiel Jr., Chief Medical Editor of Medicinenet.com discusses
hurricane health concerns.
to Dr. Shiel discuss: Hurricane Katrina's
devastation of parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast is the greatest natural disaster
ever faced by the U.S. With tremendous loss of life and property, this
catastrophe has resulted in serious and potentially life-threatening
diseases. Hear the latest on current health concerns.(MP3
The following is a partial transcript taken from this audio broadcast:
"Dr. Shiel: It's not necessarily cholera that we're concerned about
although there are related bacteria that can cause similar severe
gastrointestinal and other diseases that can occur in stagnant waters.
Persons in these areas have to be monitored for the development of new medical
problems, especially gastrointestinal issues. Examples of these include
common E.coli bacteria..."
Listen to the entire audio segment of Health Beat
on Hurricane Health Concerns in this edition of / Doctors on Health /.
a Hurricane: Key Facts About Infectious Disease