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Anti-vax movement to blame for outbreak

Anti-vax movement to blame for outbreak

02/14/2019 By Duke Staff In the age of widespread disinformation and “fake news,” few unenlightened conspiracy theories have been stranger than the rhetoric from the league of “anti-vaxxer” parents on Facebook. Derived from a 1998 study that has since been disproven, “anti-vaxxers” are a group of people who refuse to vaccinate their children for fear […]

Legionella outbreak highlights flawed water systems

Legionella outbreak highlights flawed water systems

By: Catherine Clements | Student Columnist  This is an editorial piece, and the views of the writer in no way reflect the views of The Duquesne Duke, its staff, or Duquesne University.  Electric fences, security cameras, cells and guards are probably the first things that come to mind when you think of prison safety. More than likely, […]

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

By Julian Routh | News Editor The Duquesne School of Nursing is taking steps to educate students on the threat of the Ebola virus, which was transmitted to a second nurse in the United States this week. Nursing school Dean Mary Ellen Glasgow said nursing chairs and curriculum committees are meeting to discuss how to […]