How do you stop a deadly disease from spreading?
You get sick, get better.
That’s the message from Hawaii’s Department of Health, which is leading efforts to stop the deadly disease, salmon heart disease.
“The goal is to prevent people from getting sick and dying,” said Dr. Mark McNeil, Hawaii’s chief medical officer.
“And the goal is not to get people to die.”
McNeil, a Hawaii native, is working with his colleagues to figure out a way to stop fish-eaters from eating their catch.
That includes getting fish out of Hawaii’s waterways.
It also includes educating people on the benefits of catching and keeping fish and encouraging the use of other non-fish products.
“Fish are one of the most important commodities that we can import and that’s why we’re focusing on the most efficient and cost-effective way to reduce that demand,” said McNeil.
In addition to catching fish, McNeil said the state also has a focus on improving water quality.
The state has a lot of water resources, but the water quality in most places has deteriorated, he said.
In fact, in many parts of the state, the average water quality is worse than what was considered safe five years ago, McNeill said.
“What we have to do is take the water we have, get rid of the pollutants, and make it good again,” he said, adding that it would take “a lot of investment” to make it better.
Fish farming has become a common practice across Hawaii, but in recent years it has gotten more attention.
Fish farms have been popping up all over the country.
Some have even been approved for human consumption.
Hawaii’s governor recently declared the state a “fishery sanctuary” for fish farming.
The state’s Department for Health and Human Services has been involved in the efforts to try to prevent and contain the deadly fish disease for more than a decade.
In the past, the department had no control over the disease.
It is working closely with local officials to help reduce the spread of the disease, McNaughton said.
A report released by the state this year said the population of the deadly heart disease has risen nearly fourfold since 2005, and the rate of new cases is expected to double over the next decade.
The disease, which causes a condition known as coronavirus-related pneumonia, is spread by inhaling infected fish or contaminated water.
It can be treated with antibiotics, but it can also be deadly.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said the disease can be passed from person to person, but there are few effective ways to do that.
McNeil said he hopes people will be able to stop catching fish and stop eating fish, and that they will use the new reporting system to make sure their own water is safe.
The new system is called a water quality report and is being rolled out in Hawaii.
It allows anyone to share their water quality data with the state.
For example, a person who has tested positive for the disease could share the information.
The information can also include their county, which can help the state identify potential water quality problems.
In some cases, the report can be a way for people to identify what is going on in their own waters.
For example, if a person is sick with the disease but their tap water is still clean, that could be a warning sign for other residents who have tested positive.
“There’s a lot to learn from this report,” McNeil added.
“But I think the key is, we’re going to be doing this together, not just working on this one piece of legislation.”
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