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Posted on August 2, 2012 by

Weekly Risk Report: Episode 5

Welcome to the Weekly Risk Report. Here, we will provide a quick rundown of the top threats affecting businesses and people around the world. The Risk Report is our opportunity show how these threats may affect you and discuss easy ways you can prepare to manage the unexpected. This week, Preparis CEO, Armistead Whitney, will take a look at: Aurora Shooting:¬†After the tragic events in Aurora, Colorado, Armistead Whitney speaks with security expert, Michael Dorn, about what individuals…

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Posted on November 19, 2010 by

Whooping Cough, A Resurfacing Epidemic

Schools in Cedar Rapids, Iowa are going to offer free vaccinations in an effort to slow down the infection of whooping cough, or pertussis, a bacterial infection of the respiratory system. According to the CDC, this year’s outbreak reports the highest number of new cases since 1958. While whooping cough tends to be thought of as a childhood illness, it can be contracted by adults as well. The climbing number of cases in recent decades may be attributed…

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