With 5,028 shots administered in six hours, MIT Medical’s first campus flu clinic of 2015, held in Walker Memorial on Oct. 1, lived up to its reputation as one of the most efficient operations at the Institute.
No human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) have been reported in Massachusetts this year; however, mosquitoes in Cambridge and surrounding communities recently tested positive for the virus, prompting public health officials to raise the risk of mosquito-borne illness in Cambridge from “low” to “moderate.”
For new moms on college campuses, finding appropriate places to breastfeed or pump milk can be challenging, and in some cases, almost impossible. That's why MIT is invested in making the campus more amenable to new moms.
When MIT’s Class of 2015 received their degrees on June 5, MIT Medical staffers and student emergency medical technicians (EMTs) were, as always, on hand and ready to deal with any medical needs that might arise among the crowd of roughly 13,000 attendees.