Announcement - Bamarlay's Diary

I am moving my blog to Myanmar Man's Diary.It has already passed the beta testing stage and now up and running. Please visit my new blog. For, I will be updating it with the excerpt from my new posts in Myanmar Man's Diary. Another blog I was invited to contribute to is Today in Myanmar, a website about Myanmar culture, custom, information, travel advice, life and anything about Myanmar. You can also visit the new blog. So far, I am the only one who regularly contribute to this blog while other friends are still writing their articles. Thank you for your support.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

A Breath of Fresh Air: To Fight TB, Open a Window

According to recent news article from Scientific America, fighting TB is as simple as opening a window. Researchers in Peru found that good ventilation helps prevent spread of TB in hospitals. Good ventilation reduces the amount of germs in the air thus reducing the chance of contracting TB as well as other air borne diseases. WHO also recommends natural ventilation as one way to limit spread of TB. So next time when you see someone cough near you, just open the window.

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