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IN THE NEWS: Trop Med’s Dr. Ansdell on fighting flu and Rat Lungworm

Date: February 14th, 2019 in Community Outreach, Faculty, IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News    Print or PDF

An injection is pictured.

Pictured: An injection, like those given in a flu vaccination.

With a couple of new cases of Rat Lungworm Disease on Hawai’i Island and February the month the flu typically roars like a lion throughout our State, Dr. Vernon Ansdell of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) rose early to help KHON2 “Wake Up 2Day” viewers understand how to fend off both these unwanted illnesses.


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