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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New probable Mers case foundto be tested for Mers after a Thai returned from the Middle East with flu sympt
New probable Mers case found
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 minutes ago
to be tested for Mers after a Thai returned from the Middle East with flu symptoms at the laboratory at Bamrasnaradura Infectious Disease Institute in Bangkok on Feb 5, 2016. (Bangkok Post file photo) A Kuwaiti man has been identified as a... Read more
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Aljazeera
Zika virus: First sign of local transmission in Floridawith the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been conducted
Zika virus: First sign of local transmission in Florida
Aljazeera / Posted 2 hours ago
with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been conducted largely at a distance, they said. Some infectious disease experts say a less robust response could lead to a higher number of infections. Other states have quickly... Read more
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Reuters
In Florida Zika probe, federal scientists kept at arm's lengthpossible local Zika transmission on July 19 has been conducted largely at a dis
In Florida Zika probe, federal scientists kept at arm's length
Reuters / Posted 9 hours ago
possible local Zika transmission on July 19 has been conducted largely at a distance, they said. That is surprising to some infectious disease experts, who say a less robust response could lead to a higher number of infections. While Florida has a... Read more
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Mashable
How your smartphone can help find a cure for Zikacome up with a vaccine, so that you would be protected,” Smith said. Paul Roep
How your smartphone can help find a cure for Zika
Mashable / Posted 10 hours ago
come up with a vaccine, so that you would be protected,” Smith said. Paul Roepe, who co-directs the Georgetown Center for Infectious Disease in Washington, expressed a similar concern. While the OpenZika project is an “admirable effort, and an... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Residents reminded to be on lookout for tickscan spread Lyme disease through the transmission of Borrelia bacteria. Lyme di
Residents reminded to be on lookout for ticks
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 12 hours ago
can spread Lyme disease through the transmission of Borrelia bacteria. Lyme disease, also known as Lyme borreliosis, is an infectious disease which can lead to a variety of long-term symptoms from fever and headaches to the possible loss of the... Read more
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Mashable
Likely Zika outbreak in Florida marks turning point for the U.S.and if they do, the symptoms are often akin to a mild flu or cold, Paul Roepe,
Likely Zika outbreak in Florida marks turning point for the U.S.
Mashable / Posted 15 hours ago
and if they do, the symptoms are often akin to a mild flu or cold, Paul Roepe, co-director of the Georgetown Center for Infectious Disease in Washington, told Mashable. In the U.S. in particular, the abundance of air conditioning and public... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
World's largest public-private partnership focuses on tackling antibiotic resistancea global charitable foundation in London, UK. They are a major funder of biomed
World's largest public-private partnership focuses on tackling antibiotic resistance
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 hours ago
a global charitable foundation in London, UK. They are a major funder of biomedical research with significant experience in infectious diseases and investment in early stage antibiotic R&D. In addition to providing funding, Wellcome will bring... Read more
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Unicef
In drought-stricken Ethiopia, stopping measles in its trackscentre amid the dry, drought-stricken hills of this kebele (sub-district) are t
In drought-stricken Ethiopia, stopping measles in its tracks
Unicef / Posted 21 hours ago
centre amid the dry, drought-stricken hills of this kebele (sub-district) are too young for school. Measles is a highly infectious disease that spreads through water droplets the air and can lead to severe complications, including pneumonia,... Read more
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The Columbian
State required to notify hep C patients of new eligibility for expensive curethose exclusions, 900 people statewide were denied access to expensive drugs su
State required to notify hep C patients of new eligibility for expensive cure
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
those exclusions, 900 people statewide were denied access to expensive drugs such as Harvoni, which cures the infectious disease in more than 90 percent of patients in 12 weeks. But while the injunction was handed down two months ago,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
AL researchers on front lines in search for Zika cureresearchers are working to change that. Dr. Timothy Sellati, a senior research
AL researchers on front lines in search for Zika cure
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
researchers are working to change that. Dr. Timothy Sellati, a senior research fellow and the chair of Southern Research's Infectious Diseases Department in the drug discovery division, and his coworkers are making strides in the international... Read more
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Newsmax
Anthrax Outbreak in Siberia May Have Come From Defrosted ReindeerCircle have hit highs of 95 degrees Fahrenheit this summer compared to the aver
Anthrax Outbreak in Siberia May Have Come From Defrosted Reindeer
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Circle have hit highs of 95 degrees Fahrenheit this summer compared to the average of 77 degrees. Anthrax is a serious infectious disease caused by gram-positive bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis, according to the Centers for Disease Control... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
AL researchers on front lines in search for Zika cureresearchers are working to change that. Dr. Timothy Sellati, a senior research
AL researchers on front lines in search for Zika cure
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
researchers are working to change that. Dr. Timothy Sellati, a senior research fellow and the chair of Southern Research's Infectious Diseases Department in the drug discovery division, and his coworkers are making strides in the international... Read more
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Boston Globe
Governor Baker vetoes Lyme bill, offers alternativewould have required health insurers to cover long-term antibiotic treatment for
Governor Baker vetoes Lyme bill, offers alternative
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
would have required health insurers to cover long-term antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease, acknowledging the concerns of infectious disease specialists who called such treatment ineffective and sometimes harmful. Baker submitted alternative... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Monitoring for Congenital Zika Syndrome to start in NZpeople who have or are considering visiting the Pacific while pregnant,” says D
Monitoring for Congenital Zika Syndrome to start in NZ
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
people who have or are considering visiting the Pacific while pregnant,” says Dr Lesley Voss, an Auckland-based Paediatric Infectious Disease specialist on the study team.Such a form of monitoring is consistent with the advice from the World Health... Read more
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NZCity
NZ babies to be monitored for Zikahad been in such places, as sexual transmission of the virus can occur," Mr Dic
NZ babies to be monitored for Zika
NZCity / Posted yesterday
had been in such places, as sexual transmission of the virus can occur," Mr Dickson said. Auckland-based paediatric infectious disease specialist Dr Lesley Voss, said it was important get an understanding of the situation so people who had... Read more
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Business Standard India
Scientists identify anti-Zika antibodiesfor generating diagnostics that would specifically differentiate Zika viruses f
Scientists identify anti-Zika antibodies
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
for generating diagnostics that would specifically differentiate Zika viruses from other related flaviviruses," said infectious disease researcher Michael Diamond, the other co-author on the paper. The researchers noted that the key question... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Monitoring of NZ Zika effects to startto people who have or are considering visiting the Pacific while pregnant,'' Dr
Monitoring of NZ Zika effects to start
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
to people who have or are considering visiting the Pacific while pregnant,'' Dr Lesley Voss, an Auckland-based paediatric infectious disease specialist on the study team, said. Information on the Zika virus and advice for travellers is available... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Zika impact to be monitored2013 and 2014, when Zika was linked to an increase in babies born with microcep
Zika impact to be monitored
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
2013 and 2014, when Zika was linked to an increase in babies born with microcephaly there. Auckland-based paediatric infectious disease specialist Dr Lesley Voss said an accurate gauge of the situation in New Zealand was needed. Related... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley-led research team receives $6 million to find causes of leukemiaat birth, and we obtain another spot from a control who was born on the same da
UC Berkeley-led research team receives $6 million to find causes of leukemia
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
at birth, and we obtain another spot from a control who was born on the same day with the same gender and ethnicity.” Infectious disease history of children seems to be related to leukemia, according to Wiemels, who added that a child is at a... Read more
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ABC News
How Health Experts Investigate Possible Zika Outbreaksto determine if there are ongoing infections, according to the Florida health o
How Health Experts Investigate Possible Zika Outbreaks
ABC News / Posted yesterday
to determine if there are ongoing infections, according to the Florida health officials. Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease expert at Vanderbilt University Medical School, explained to ABC News that an epidemiological... Read more
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PhysOrg
GMOs lead the fight against Zika, Ebola and the next unknown pandemicif the risk is probably quite low). The public's concerns are a striking exampl
GMOs lead the fight against Zika, Ebola and the next unknown pandemic
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
if the risk is probably quite low). The public's concerns are a striking example of the need to rapidly combat emerging infectious diseases. Consumers are used to hearing about GMOs in food crops, but may be unaware of the vital role GMOs play... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How SUA's Rat Technology Enhances TB DetectionNations World Health Organisation (WHO) said tuberculosis was killing more peop
How SUA's Rat Technology Enhances TB Detection
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) said tuberculosis was killing more people than HIV, making it the world's biggest infectious disease killer. "We asked ourselves: why we can't have a simple and affordable technology that covers many TB... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Valley fever diagnosis often overlooked by primary care physicianssymptoms who live in or have visited the west or southwest United States, espec
Valley fever diagnosis often overlooked by primary care physicians
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
symptoms who live in or have visited the west or southwest United States, especially Arizona and central California, infectious diseases experts recommend physicians suspect valley fever, an often-overlooked fungal infection. Early diagnosis... Read more
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dna
399 cases of Hepatitis registered in civic hospitals across cityon an average, we are seeing 6-8 confirmed hepatitis A or E cases. The frequenc
399 cases of Hepatitis registered in civic hospitals across city
dna / Posted 2 days ago
on an average, we are seeing 6-8 confirmed hepatitis A or E cases. The frequency is indeed high," said Dr Om Shrivastav, infectious disease expert. Agreeing with the data shared by BMC, Dr Khusrav Bajan, intensivist at PD Hinduja hospital, said... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
After E. coli outbreak, NH health officials recall raw beefabout E. coli, see the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at ww
After E. coli outbreak, NH health officials recall raw beef
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
about E. coli, see the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at www.cdc.gov/ecoli/, or to report a suspected case contact the DPHS Bureau of Infectious Disease Control at 271-4496. For more about the recall, see www.fsis.usda.gov/recal... Read more
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Boston Globe
Legislation highlights divisions on Lyme disease$50,000 to $60,000, he said. Individual anecdotes don’t amount to medical evid
Legislation highlights divisions on Lyme disease
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
$50,000 to $60,000, he said. Individual anecdotes don’t amount to medical evidence, said Dr. Benjamin Kruskal, chief of infectious disease and travel medicine at Atrius Health, a large group practice. Evidence of what works emerges only from... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledgepregnant women: “Do not go to the Olympics.” March 4, 2016 – The U.S. Olympic
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledge
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
pregnant women: “Do not go to the Olympics.” March 4, 2016 – The U.S. Olympic Committee announces the formation of an Infectious Disease Advisory Group to help the USOC establish “best practices regarding the mitigation, assessment and... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledgepregnant women: “Do not go to the Olympics.” March 4, 2016 – The U.S. Olympic
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledge
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
pregnant women: “Do not go to the Olympics.” March 4, 2016 – The U.S. Olympic Committee announces the formation of an Infectious Disease Advisory Group to help the USOC establish “best practices regarding the mitigation, assessment and... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Oxford hospital completes first phase of ER department renovationtwo senior-focused specialty rooms and one pediatric-friendly room; separate ar
Oxford hospital completes first phase of ER department renovation
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
two senior-focused specialty rooms and one pediatric-friendly room; separate areas for patients exposed to hazards and infectious disease; a central workstation with direct patient visibility for physicians and nurse at all times. That... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Mourning father warning parents about amoeba dangers in watersamoeba travels to the brain. Cases are considered rare: only 37 were reported o
Mourning father warning parents about amoeba dangers in waters
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
amoeba travels to the brain. Cases are considered rare: only 37 were reported over a ten year period from 2006 to 2015. Infectious disease specialist Dr. Ludwig Lettau of Trident Medical Center has never seen one. “Activities like diving and... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledgepregnant women: “Do not go to the Olympics.” March 4, 2016 – The U.S. Olympic
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledge
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
pregnant women: “Do not go to the Olympics.” March 4, 2016 – The U.S. Olympic Committee announces the formation of an Infectious Disease Advisory Group to help the USOC establish “best practices regarding the mitigation, assessment and... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledgepregnant women: “Do not go to the Olympics.” March 4, 2016 – The U.S. Olympic
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: Test your knowledge
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
pregnant women: “Do not go to the Olympics.” March 4, 2016 – The U.S. Olympic Committee announces the formation of an Infectious Disease Advisory Group to help the USOC establish “best practices regarding the mitigation, assessment and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
No proof found linking Sydney dental clinics to disease casesNo proof found linking Sydney dental clinics to infectious disease cases New S
No proof found linking Sydney dental clinics to disease cases
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
No proof found linking Sydney dental clinics to infectious disease cases New South Wales health authorities have found no conclusive evidence linking four private Sydney dental clinics to patients with infectious diseases, including HIV and... Read more
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Business Wire
RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding AG Announces Signing of a Term Sheet to Acquire FirstString Research, Inc.consisting of at least 10 projects spanning various therapeutic indications in
RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding AG Announces Signing of a Term Sheet to Acquire FirstString Research, Inc.
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
consisting of at least 10 projects spanning various therapeutic indications in oncology, ophthalmology, pulmonology and infectious disease. Raghuram Selvaraju, Ph.D., Chairman of RELIEF, states: “The envisaged acquisition of FirstString... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
New Lyme treatment draws fire from expertsinsurance companies to cover the cost of long-term antibiotic treatment for chr
New Lyme treatment draws fire from experts
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
insurance companies to cover the cost of long-term antibiotic treatment for chronic Lyme disease. The Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society doesn’t recognize chronic Lyme, maintaining that long-term intravenous antibiotic therapy is... Read more
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New Kerala
Scientists identify anti-Zika antibodies in mice - newkerala.com #96692for generating diagnostics that would specifically differentiate Zika viruses f
Scientists identify anti-Zika antibodies in mice - newkerala.com #96692
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
for generating diagnostics that would specifically differentiate Zika viruses from other related flaviviruses," said infectious disease researcher Michael Diamond, the other co-author on the paper. The researchers noted that the key question... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Delaware Announces New Zika Cases and Guidelinesmosquito. To report a potential Zika illness or receive further guidance on pa
Delaware Announces New Zika Cases and Guidelines
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
mosquito. To report a potential Zika illness or receive further guidance on patient testing, call the DPH Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at 302-744-4990. For copies of flyers and more educational tools, see the below links. For... Read more
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NBC News
Heat Wave Thaws Dead Reindeer, Sparks Rare Anthrax Outbreakan anthrax-infected reindeer and sparked an outbreak of the disease. Around 1,
Heat Wave Thaws Dead Reindeer, Sparks Rare Anthrax Outbreak
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
an anthrax-infected reindeer and sparked an outbreak of the disease. Around 1,500 of the animals have died from the highly infectious disease since Sunday, the government of Russia's Yamalo-Nenets autonomous district announced on its website... Read more
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The New Yorker
Bill Clinton’s Quest to Save the WorldCarter’s case, it was largely the post-Presidency—his work as an election obser
Bill Clinton’s Quest to Save the World
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
Carter’s case, it was largely the post-Presidency—his work as an election observer and his attempt to eliminate guinea-worm disease from Africa—that clinched it.Clinton and Nelson Mandela visiting a pediatric ward in Johannesburg.Photograph by... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Zika-carrying mosquito repellent may be in your produce sectionearly promise in repelling the mosquitoes that transmit Zika and other viruses.
Zika-carrying mosquito repellent may be in your produce section
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 3 days ago
early promise in repelling the mosquitoes that transmit Zika and other viruses. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease has announced it will sponsor studies of the ingredient. What makes this ingredient particularly... Read more
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Business Wire
Zenger Folkman Data Shows Importance of Herd InoculationSALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--What is worse than getting a flu shot? Getting
Zenger Folkman Data Shows Importance of Herd Inoculation
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--What is worse than getting a flu shot? Getting the flu! Just like an infectious disease, bad leadership can contaminate the culture of any organization. Research at Zenger Folkman shows that the only way to stop the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Clones of Dolly the Sheep age like any other sheep, study sayswith osteoarthritis. And at 6, a CT scan revealed tumors growing in her lungs,
Clones of Dolly the Sheep age like any other sheep, study says
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
with osteoarthritis. And at 6, a CT scan revealed tumors growing in her lungs, probably the result of an incurable infectious disease. Rather than let Dolly suffer, the vets put her to rest. Poor Dolly never stood a chance. Or did... Read more
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The Hill
Better health for poor women and children will strengthen global securityand improved health outcomes as essential prerequisites to growth and developme
Better health for poor women and children will strengthen global security
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
and improved health outcomes as essential prerequisites to growth and development globally. The WEF specifically identifies infectious disease, which remains ubiquitous in poor, underserved regions of the world, as one of the greatest global... Read more
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The Scientist
Zika Updatephase.” Some scientists weren’t convinced. “That is really premature for them
Zika Update
The Scientist / Posted 3 days ago
phase.” Some scientists weren’t convinced. “That is really premature for them to say [that the outbreak is over,” infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota told STAT. It could take several years before... Read more
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redOrbit
Silk Road 'Poop Sticks' Show Diseases Carried Across The Continentliver fluke egg down the microscope I knew that we had made a momentous discove
Silk Road 'Poop Sticks' Show Diseases Carried Across The Continent
redOrbit / Posted 3 days ago
liver fluke egg down the microscope I knew that we had made a momentous discovery,” study author Ivy Hui-Yuan Yeh, an infectious disease expert at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, said in a press release. “Our study is the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Big name athletes pull out of the Olympics over Zika concernscited health concerns when he pulled out of the games, but never specifically m
Big name athletes pull out of the Olympics over Zika concerns
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
cited health concerns when he pulled out of the games, but never specifically mentioned Zika. Doctor Coburn Allen is an infectious disease specialist with Dell Children’s Medical Center. “If I had tickets to go to Brazil right now, I’d go in a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Animation library to increase science literacy in Victoriaand effectively communicate ideas about biomedical science across a range of to
Animation library to increase science literacy in Victoria
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
and effectively communicate ideas about biomedical science across a range of topics from cancer, to the immune system to infectious disease, and is funding the project through the Telematics Course Development Fund. The Trustees said the purpose... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Health officials: Sexual transmission of Zika more common than once believeda little bit more what might be in cervical or vaginal fluids that can be trans
Health officials: Sexual transmission of Zika more common than once believed
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 3 days ago
a little bit more what might be in cervical or vaginal fluids that can be transmitted to another woman," Tulane University Infectious Disease Specialist Susan McLellan said. McLellan reassured the most common form of Zika transmission is still... Read more
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RTE News
ICON records record net new business during Q2extended ICON’s presence in the market for government-funded research and has e
ICON records record net new business during Q2
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
extended ICON’s presence in the market for government-funded research and has enhanced ICON’s capabilities in vaccines and infectious disease. At the height of the Ebola crisis, ClinicalRM worked on several clinical trials in West Africa and the... Read more
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