Infectious disease

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AllAfrica.com
42 Cholera Dead in South Darfur Campin early July that nearly 24,000 Sudanese have been infected and 940 cholera pa
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
in early July that nearly 24,000 Sudanese have been infected and 940 cholera patients have died since the outbreak of the infectious disease in Blue Nile state in August last year. The Sudanese authorities however, refuse to call the disease by... Read more
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Business Wire
Aldevron Names Dr. Thomas Lynch Vice President of Sales and Client Developmentapplications. Aldevron’s clients are developing revolutionary treatments in man
Business Wire / Posted an hour ago
applications. Aldevron’s clients are developing revolutionary treatments in many fields including oncology, neuroscience, infectious disease and rare diseases. Aldevron specializes in GMP manufacturing and is known for inventing the GMP-SourceTM... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
The bizarre case of a mom who lied about her son's cancer, being a doctorincluding doctors at Children’s Hospital, who thought Burgett herself was a doc
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 9 hours ago
including doctors at Children’s Hospital, who thought Burgett herself was a doctor. Jessica Levine believed Burgett was an infectious disease specialist. Testimony, as well as court documents and public records, tell part of the story of Burgett’s... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Meningococcal cases triple across NSWcampaign is tapping into childcare centres and online channels in areas of low
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
campaign is tapping into childcare centres and online channels in areas of low immunisation. Stopping the spread of infectious disease is its focus. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said the $5.5 million campaign will reach parents in... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Despite measles outbreak, anti-vaccine activists in Minnesota refuse to back downwork in recent months to challenge efforts by public health officials and clini
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
work in recent months to challenge efforts by public health officials and clinicians to prevent the spread of the highly infectious disease. In Facebook group discussions, local activists have asked about holding "measles parties" to expose... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Despite measles outbreak, anti-vaccine activists in Minnesota refuse to back downwork in recent months to challenge efforts by public health officials and clini
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
work in recent months to challenge efforts by public health officials and clinicians to prevent the spread of the highly infectious disease. In Facebook group discussions, local activists have asked about holding "measles parties" to expose... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Amid Minnesota's measles outbreak, opponents of vaccines step up effortswork in recent months to challenge efforts by public health officials and clini
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
work in recent months to challenge efforts by public health officials and clinicians to prevent the spread of the highly infectious disease. In Facebook group discussions, local activists have asked about holding "measles parties" to expose... Read more
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Boston Globe
Genetic tweaks to tuberculosis could speed up discovery of a new vaccine“OK, smell this,” says Jeff Wagner, a Harvard postdoc of immunology and infecti
Boston Globe / Posted 15 hours ago
“OK, smell this,” says Jeff Wagner, a Harvard postdoc of immunology and infectious disease. He’s pointing to the two flasks of bacteria in front of me. I breathe cautiously from the first vial of yellowish broth. Nothing. “Now this one,” he says,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Common drug statin could be weapon in fight against typhoidStatins could help to fight infectious diseases such as typhoid as well as lowe
Daily Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
Statins could help to fight infectious diseases such as typhoid as well as lower cholesterol, reveals new research Statins are given to patients to lower cholesterol to avoid heart and brain attacks Study finds drug could protect against the... Read more
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express
Cholesterol breakthrough: Statins could also fight THIS deadly diseasecause heart disease, heart attack, and stroke, but may be lowered through stati
express / Posted 19 hours ago
cause heart disease, heart attack, and stroke, but may be lowered through statins. These drugs may also be used to fight infectious diseases, such as malaria and typhoid, according to new research. Cholesterol news: Statins could be used to... Read more
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New Kerala
Niagara Public Health Nurses ask for Public's Support - newkerala news #265191health and disease prevention," says McKenna. "Our nurses provide vaccination c
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
health and disease prevention," says McKenna. "Our nurses provide vaccination clinics, monitor for, investigate and control infectious disease outbreaks, provide sexual health clinics, monitor and test for blood-borne infectious disease such as... Read more
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The Hill
We’re not prepared for the next public health emergencydiseases, like measles. Further, the House funding bill cuts CDC’s programs to
The Hill / Posted 20 hours ago
diseases, like measles. Further, the House funding bill cuts CDC’s programs to combat emerging and zoonotic infectious diseases and environmental health threats, which help states and communities detect, prepare for and respond to a... Read more
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Market Watch
‘Game of Thrones’ Queen Daenerys doesn’t want to talk about death or make a will. Neither do most AmericansKent Sepkowitz, MD, is an infectious disease specialist at Memorial Sloan Kette
Market Watch / Posted 21 hours ago
Kent Sepkowitz, MD, is an infectious disease specialist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Here, Dr. Sepkowitz weighs in on this week’s episode of “Game of Thrones.” No, not the Affordable Care Act or cost or quality, but something even more... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
The bizarre case of a mom who lied about her son's cancer, being a doctorincluding doctors at Children’s Hospital, who thought Burgett herself was a doc
Detroit Free Press / Posted 21 hours ago
including doctors at Children’s Hospital, who thought Burgett herself was a doctor. Jessica Levine believed Burgett was an infectious disease specialist. Testimony, as well as court documents and public records, tell part of the story of Burgett’s... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
CrescentCare breaks ground on Elysian Fields Health Centerbe available, as will OB/GYN and other women’s health services. Behavioral heal
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 21 hours ago
be available, as will OB/GYN and other women’s health services. Behavioral health services, STD and HIV/AIDS testing, and infectious disease consultation will also be available. The construction for the new facility will be handled by... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Whooping cough is here locally: what you should knowin the lungs caused by bacteria most often found in infants and young children,
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
in the lungs caused by bacteria most often found in infants and young children,” says Sherman Alter, MD, director of infectious disease at Dayton Children’s. “It is very contagious and spreads easily.” According to the Centers for Disease... Read more
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The Columbian
Health officials aim for 95% of kindergarteners to be vaccinatedthrough vaccination or past infection, Melnick said. Having a sufficient porti
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
through vaccination or past infection, Melnick said. Having a sufficient portion of a population protected against an infectious disease to make the spread unlikely is called herd immunity. Each disease has a different herd immunity threshold.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Never has a solar eclipse been so timely. At last, something to inspire awe.sky and asked my father about all the light bulbs in the sky and who collects t
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
sky and asked my father about all the light bulbs in the sky and who collects them in the morning,” said Malak Kotb, an infectious disease specialist at the University of North Dakota. “I got a telescope from my father,” the now-deceased... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Niche review: A surreal two-hander that grabs the audiencein fact, she's an ever-expanding cypher. As her fame grows and she seeks to bec
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
in fact, she's an ever-expanding cypher. As her fame grows and she seeks to become all things to all people, the model of infectious disease would seem to offer a template for success. Niche wants to "go viral", literally. Jodee is resistant –... Read more
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The Age
Niche review: A surreal two-hander that grabs the audiencein fact, she's an ever-expanding cypher. As her fame grows and she seeks to bec
The Age / Posted yesterday
in fact, she's an ever-expanding cypher. As her fame grows and she seeks to become all things to all people, the model of infectious disease would seem to offer a template for success. Niche wants to "go viral", literally. Jodee is resistant –... Read more
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News.com.au
‘I thought I was going to lose my baby‘This video features Associate Professor Helen Marshall's whose research program
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
This video features Associate Professor Helen Marshall's whose research program is focused on urgent priorities in infectious disease prevention and includes clinical trials in investigational vaccines, infectious and social epidemiology... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Typhus making a comeback in TexasSouth Texas and it seems to becoming more common in larger counties,” said Dr.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
South Texas and it seems to becoming more common in larger counties,” said Dr. George Crawford, professor of medicine and infectious disease at UT Health San Antonio. “I’ve certainly seen a number of cases from San Antonio and at least one from... Read more
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New Kerala
Statement by the Prime Minister on World Humanitarian Day - newkerala news #264683They can lack reliable access to basic amenities like electricity and running w
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
They can lack reliable access to basic amenities like electricity and running water, and suffer greater risk of exposure to infectious disease. "In the face of these challenges, humanitarians deliver vital assistance, relief, and hope to millions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cholera - New Deaths and Infections Across the Countryin early July that nearly 24,000 Sudanese have been infected and 940 cholera pa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
in early July that nearly 24,000 Sudanese have been infected and 940 cholera patients have died since the outbreak of the infectious disease in Blue Nile state in August last year. The Sudanese authorities however, refuse to call the disease by... Read more
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New Kerala
Smallpox vaccine might actually have come from horses, not cows: newkerala news #264430Aug 19 : A new study suggests that the smallpox vaccine might actually have com
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Aug 19 : A new study suggests that the smallpox vaccine might actually have come from horses, not cows. Smallpox is an infectious disease caused by variola virus that has killed millions of people over the centuries. The disease is... Read more
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The Star
‘Check illegals’ to stop disease spreadsaid the frequent health screening was necessary. “The additional screening is
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
said the frequent health screening was necessary. “The additional screening is most welcomed to prevent the spread of infectious diseases although yearly will be highly recommended be­­cause when they go back to their home countries (for... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Zika may not last in semen as long as thoughtresulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
resulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations will change based on these findings, an infectious disease expert said. Dr. Daniel Caplivski is director of the Travel Medicine Program and associate professor for... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Zika may not last in semen as long as thoughtresulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
resulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations will change based on these findings, an infectious disease expert said. Dr. Daniel Caplivski is director of the Travel Medicine Program and associate professor for... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Zika may not last in semen as long as thoughtresulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
resulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations will change based on these findings, an infectious disease expert said. Dr. Daniel Caplivski is director of the Travel Medicine Program and associate professor for... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Zika may not last in semen as long as thoughtresulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
resulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations will change based on these findings, an infectious disease expert said. Dr. Daniel Caplivski is director of the Travel Medicine Program and associate professor for... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Zika may not last in semen as long as thoughtresulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
resulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations will change based on these findings, an infectious disease expert said. Dr. Daniel Caplivski is director of the Travel Medicine Program and associate professor for... Read more
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WALB Albany
Zika may not last in semen as long as thoughtresulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
resulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations will change based on these findings, an infectious disease expert said. Dr. Daniel Caplivski is director of the Travel Medicine Program and associate professor for... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Zika may not last in semen as long as thoughtresulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
resulting in neurological birth defects. It's unlikely the CDC recommendations will change based on these findings, an infectious disease expert said. Dr. Daniel Caplivski is director of the Travel Medicine Program and associate professor for... Read more
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EuroNews
Meningitis B Killed Their Daughters. Now These Moms Have a Messageaccording to Dr. William Schaffner, professor at Vanderbilt University and medi
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
according to Dr. William Schaffner, professor at Vanderbilt University and medical director for the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that all children in the United States,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Makwala, Amos At Birmingham Diamond LeagueIAAF medical delegate withdrew him from the 200 metres heat and 400 metre final
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
IAAF medical delegate withdrew him from the 200 metres heat and 400 metre final after being allegedly diagnosed with an infectious disease. He was then allowed to run alone in the 200m heat, running in lane seven under pouring rain. Although... Read more
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NBC News
Meningitis B killed their daughters. Now these moms have a messageaccording to Dr. William Schaffner, professor at Vanderbilt University and medi
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
according to Dr. William Schaffner, professor at Vanderbilt University and medical director for the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that all children in the United States,... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Medical exemptions to school vaccine mandates soar in California as SB 277 makes personal belief exemptions unavailablejust totally wrong,” said Dr. James Cherry, a UCLA research professor and senio
ScienceBlogs / Posted 4 days ago
just totally wrong,” said Dr. James Cherry, a UCLA research professor and senior editor of the “Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.” “This idea of 20% having medical exemptions is nonsense, and certain doctors buy into that, but it’s... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Drunk without drinking a drop: Rare illness baffled MDssaid Michelle. "The emergency room staff got to know us really well." Dr. Jess
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
said Michelle. "The emergency room staff got to know us really well." Dr. Jessie Saverimuttu, aka Dr. Jessie, attending infectious disease specialist at RUMC; Dr. Prasanna Wichremesinghe, aka Dr. Wick, attending gastroenterologist at RUMC; Dr.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WHO Calls for Urgent Support to Combat Measles Outbreakhumanitarian crises in the world. Millions of people, already on the brink of f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
humanitarian crises in the world. Millions of people, already on the brink of famine, are now at risk of rapidly spreading infectious diseases like cholera and measles," said Ghulam Popal, PhD, WHO representative in Somalia. "Normally, these... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Donation of 1m gloves to Sabah Health Deptawareness among healthcare workers in Malaysia on the need to use personal prot
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
awareness among healthcare workers in Malaysia on the need to use personal protective equipment for the prevention of infectious diseases. "These programmes are organised with the intent of increasing the per capita consumption of medical... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Experts say imported produce likely cause of cyclospora outbreaka parasite that can cause severe prolonged symptoms, is making its way around E
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
a parasite that can cause severe prolonged symptoms, is making its way around East Texas. Dr. Richard Wallace an infectious disease expert at UT Health Northeast believes that imported produce is the source of the latest cyclospora... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Experts say imported produce likely cause of cyclospora outbreaka parasite that can cause severe prolonged symptoms, is making its way around E
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
a parasite that can cause severe prolonged symptoms, is making its way around East Texas. Dr. Richard Wallace an infectious disease expert at UT Health Northeast believes that imported produce is the source of the latest cyclospora... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Experts say imported produce likely cause of cyclospora outbreaka parasite that can cause severe prolonged symptoms, is making its way around E
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
a parasite that can cause severe prolonged symptoms, is making its way around East Texas. Dr. Richard Wallace an infectious disease expert at UT Health Northeast believes that imported produce is the source of the latest cyclospora... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Experts say imported produce likely cause of cyclospora outbreaka parasite that can cause severe prolonged symptoms, is making its way around E
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
a parasite that can cause severe prolonged symptoms, is making its way around East Texas. Dr. Richard Wallace an infectious disease expert at UT Health Northeast believes that imported produce is the source of the latest cyclospora... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Experts say imported produce likely cause of cyclospora outbreaka parasite that can cause severe prolonged symptoms, is making its way around E
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 days ago
a parasite that can cause severe prolonged symptoms, is making its way around East Texas. Dr. Richard Wallace an infectious disease expert at UT Health Northeast believes that imported produce is the source of the latest cyclospora... Read more
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Breitbart
‘Unchecked Mass Migration’ Could Cause Deadly Disease Outbreak, Claims Reportrapid or high-volume international movements, or both.” FAIR researchers concl
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
rapid or high-volume international movements, or both.” FAIR researchers concluded that in order to further prevent an infectious disease outbreak in the U.S., the Trump administration and State Department should look closely into: Comparing... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
What Are Homeopathic Miasms? Plus 7 Nosodes in Homeopathyuse the term “miasm.” It is a word that has Greek origins that mean “taint or f
Doctors Health Press / Posted 5 days ago
use the term “miasm.” It is a word that has Greek origins that mean “taint or fault.” Hippocrates hypothesized that certain infectious diseases were transmitted to humans from water and air tainted by miasms. In the late 18th century, miasms were... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Do hand sanitisers really help to cut down the outbreak of illness?YORK: The short answer is no one knows, because no one has studied whether hand
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
YORK: The short answer is no one knows, because no one has studied whether hand sanitisers have cut down on the number of infectious diseases among the public at large. On a personal level, good hand hygiene clearly can make a difference in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sex Workers Embrace Night HIV/Aids Testing Campaignmid-March 2016, the Health ministry, through Kibaale District Local Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
mid-March 2016, the Health ministry, through Kibaale District Local Government health department, in partnership with Infectious Disease Institute (IDI), a non-governmental organisation, extended to the area a campaign dubbed Moonlight... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Mosquito-borne infectious diseases: Crafting an Asian solutionand climate change means the region remains in jeopardy of significant and disr
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
and climate change means the region remains in jeopardy of significant and disruptive outbreaks of mosquito-borne infectious diseases. Faced with this region-wide challenge, it is time for countries in Asia to unite together against the... Read more
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