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(2001) Communicable disease outbreaks involving more than one country: systems approach to evaluating the response. two main groups—one familiar " sporadic " disease (that is, Jakob's disease) and another affecting a younger age group, as in Creutzfeldt's case. The differing features between the groups may reflect infection with a differently conformed(More)
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disease which predisposes individuals to recurrent infective exacerbations of suppurative lung disease; however, empyema is a rare complication in these patients. Empyemas secondary to Staphylococcus aureus and Burkholderia cepacia have been described in patients with CF. We report the case of pleural empyema with mixed S. aureus(More)
Representatives of International Organizations, colleagues of PAHO, my wife and relatives who have come from places far and near to be here, ladies and gentlemen. Let me thank you most sincerely for your presence this evening at this ceremony to mark my inauguration as Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau. I thank Dr. Kumate for administering the(More)
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