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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Experts Gather at UVA to Discuss Opioid Crisis in Virginiahow to change the culture around using drugs. "We've seen legislation, for ins
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 3 hours ago
how to change the culture around using drugs. "We've seen legislation, for instance needle exchange to prevent spreading infectious disease. We have seen legislation making Naloxone available, that reduces the deaths. We have seen an increase in... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Why older adults need the shingles, flu and pneumonia vaccinesweeks. �We have seen a small uptick in cases a bit earlier than usual this yea
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
weeks. �We have seen a small uptick in cases a bit earlier than usual this year,� said Chris Carpenter, M.D., Chief of Infectious Disease, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. �So the sooner people get vaccinated, the sooner that protection can kick... Read more
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International Business Times
Was the agricultural revolution the greatest blunder in human history? human waste, animal handling and pest species attracted to them led to increase
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
human waste, animal handling and pest species attracted to them led to increased illness and the rapid spread of infectious disease. Today, around 75% of infectious diseases suffered by humans are zoonoses, ones obtained from or more... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Seattle nonprofit in trials to create HIV vaccineAnd it’s still killing people,” said Bridget Fisher, a postdoctoral research sc
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 14 hours ago
And it’s still killing people,” said Bridget Fisher, a postdoctoral research scientist with Seattle nonprofit Center For Infectious Disease Research. Fisher said she wanted to find a solution after meeting kids in Kenya who were orphaned after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monkey Pox - Family of Suicide Victim Cry Foul, Accuses Hospital Management of Negligenceidentified as Perekebina Biu, has cried foul over the reported his death after
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
identified as Perekebina Biu, has cried foul over the reported his death after few days of being quarantined due to the infectious disease known as Monkey pox. Late Perekeme Biu, a father of three was confirmed dead after he was found hanging... Read more
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Business Wire
Visterra Announces Research Collaboration, Exclusive License, and Option Agreement for Infectious Diseases with Vir Biotechnology“Vir has a very strong and specialized focus on innovation in infectious diseas
Business Wire / Posted 14 hours ago
“Vir has a very strong and specialized focus on innovation in infectious diseases, which is an ideal application for our Hierotope platform. We are very pleased that Vir has chosen to partner with Visterra and this collaboration will accelerate the... Read more
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Business Wire
Vir Biotechnology Builds Pipeline, Capabilities, and Lays Out Strategy to Address Serious Infectious Diseasesachievements provide the foundation on which Vir will pursue its mission of tra
Business Wire / Posted 14 hours ago
achievements provide the foundation on which Vir will pursue its mission of transforming the care of people with serious infectious diseases. To support these efforts, Vir has secured financing to date of more than $500 million. Strategic... Read more
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Business Wire
Alnylam and Vir Form Strategic Alliance to Advance RNAi Therapeutics for Infectious Diseasesexclusive licensing agreement with Vir Biotechnology, a company dedicated to tr
Business Wire / Posted 14 hours ago
exclusive licensing agreement with Vir Biotechnology, a company dedicated to transforming the care of people with serious infectious diseases, for the development and commercialization of RNAi therapeutics for infectious diseases, including... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle nonprofit in trials to create HIV vaccineAnd it’s still killing people,” said Bridget Fisher, a postdoctoral research sc
KING5 Seattle / Posted 20 hours ago
And it’s still killing people,” said Bridget Fisher, a postdoctoral research scientist with Seattle nonprofit Center For Infectious Disease Research. Fisher said she wanted to find a solution after meeting kids in Kenya who were orphaned after... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle researchers working on a HIV vaccineat work trying to develop one. Clinical trials are showing promising results a
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
at work trying to develop one. Clinical trials are showing promising results according to scientists at the Center for Infectious Disease Research in Seattle. Scientists say developing a HIV vaccine is a difficult task, but the good news is... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Local school launches district's first Health Sciences Academyopened the Health Sciences Academy at Monroe Middle School. And young students
WCNC Charlotte / Posted yesterday
opened the Health Sciences Academy at Monroe Middle School. And young students are already dreaming big. “I want to be an infectious disease doctor,” said 12-year-old student Ian Boeving. “I want to be a nurse to help people cure diseases and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Test Vaccines Produce Immune Responsefollow-up visits during the year," says Dr. Stephen B. Kennedy, senior research
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
follow-up visits during the year," says Dr. Stephen B. Kennedy, senior research scientist at the UL-PIRE Africa Center, an infectious disease research center based at the University of Liberia, and Co-Principal Investigator of the study. "The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ruth O’Brien, a lawyer in the ’50s, gets a career award (and son Conan cracks some jokes)maternity leave short, to just three weeks, because they needed her at work. T
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
maternity leave short, to just three weeks, because they needed her at work. The support of O’Brien’s husband, Thomas, an infectious disease doctor, was crucial — particularly his willingness to drive the carpool at a time when fathers typically... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Have you ever thought about how dirty that bounce house you rented may be?Health System. Saunders says MRSA is a painful bacterial infection. Dr. Mobee
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
Health System. Saunders says MRSA is a painful bacterial infection. Dr. Mobeen Rathore, the Chief of the Pediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology Department at Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital, says "it is possible” that a child can catch... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Have you ever thought about how dirty that bounce house you rented may be?Health System. Saunders says MRSA is a painful bacterial infection. Dr. Mobee
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
Health System. Saunders says MRSA is a painful bacterial infection. Dr. Mobeen Rathore, the Chief of the Pediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology Department at Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital, says "it is possible” that a child can catch... Read more
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The Hindu
The case for a public health cadrelevel”. It was echoed too, in 1973, by the Kartar Singh Committee, which said
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
level”. It was echoed too, in 1973, by the Kartar Singh Committee, which said that “doctors with no formal training in infectious disease control, surveillance systems, data management, community health related problems, and lacking in... Read more
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WA Today
Australia has eliminated measles. So why do we still get outbreaks?multiple news agencies will run a news story. It's important. Measles is one o
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
multiple news agencies will run a news story. It's important. Measles is one of the most contagious and potentially deadly infectious diseases worldwide, and disproportionately affects some of the most vulnerable people in the community, especially... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sub-Saharan Africa Budget Priorities FY 2018 - U.S. Agency for International Development [Testimony]health programs. These programs support control of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, preve
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
health programs. These programs support control of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, prevent child and maternal deaths, and combat infectious disease threats — they are hallmarks of U.S. leadership in the world. The United States, through the President's... Read more
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Philly.com
There's a big divide between the world's overweight and underweight childrenissues and some cancers, being underweight also can carry serious consequences.
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
issues and some cancers, being underweight also can carry serious consequences. It is associated with a higher risk of infectious disease and linked to cognitive issues. In girls, it can create problems with pregnancy, including preterm birth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Test Vaccines Produce Year-Long Immune Response in Most Study Participantsfollow-up visits during the year," says Dr. Stephen B. Kennedy, senior research
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
follow-up visits during the year," says Dr. Stephen B. Kennedy, senior research scientist at the UL-PIRE Africa Center, an infectious disease research center based at the University of Liberia, and Co-Principal Investigator of the study. "The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prez Sirleaf, Amb. Enders Break Ground for Nphil HQof all stakeholders to achieve the central goal of the Global Health Security A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
of all stakeholders to achieve the central goal of the Global Health Security Agenda - a world equipped to conquer infectious disease threats. "The US is committed to continuing our partnership with the Government of Liberia in this... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Virus kills 100+ deer found dead in Virginiahemorrhagic disease (HD).” The report are focused in the southwest portion of t
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
hemorrhagic disease (HD).” The report are focused in the southwest portion of the state. “Hemorrhagic disease is a common infectious disease of white-tailed deer, and outbreaks occur annually in the Southeast, although historically it has been... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Cassel wins humanities honorwith the help of visiting experts and student presentations based on their own
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 days ago
with the help of visiting experts and student presentations based on their own research and work. Last year’s topic was infectious disease and this school year the topic will be “education for all.” Cassel said humanities were an important part... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
World Polio Day Oct. 24your support for the continued fight to ensure that no child is ever affected b
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 6 days ago
your support for the continued fight to ensure that no child is ever affected by this disease again.” Polio is a highly infectious disease that causes paralysis and can be fatal. As there is no cure, the best protection is prevention. For as... Read more
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Dover Post
West Nile virus reported in Kent County womanunused swimming pools. To report suspected cases of human West Nile virus, cal
Dover Post / Posted 6 days ago
unused swimming pools. To report suspected cases of human West Nile virus, call the Division of Public Health Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at 888-295-5156. To report high numbers of biting mosquitoes, contact the Department of... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | October 13-15that are more interactive than ever before. The venue will feature haunted attr
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
that are more interactive than ever before. The venue will feature haunted attractions with themes that range from an infectious disease epidemic to a heinous and sinister prison riot. The attractions include Deadwoods, Bedlam 3D, Cursed... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Best haunted houses & Halloween attractions in Tampa Baythat are more interactive than ever before. The venue will feature haunted attr
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
that are more interactive than ever before. The venue will feature haunted attractions with themes that range from an infectious disease epidemic to a heinous and sinister prison riot. The attractions include Deadwoods, Bedlam 3D, Cursed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ebola Test Vaccines Produce Year-Long Immune Response in Most Study Participantsfollow-up visits during the year," says Dr. Stephen B. Kennedy, senior research
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
follow-up visits during the year," says Dr. Stephen B. Kennedy, senior research scientist at the UL-PIRE Africa Center, an infectious disease research center based at the University of Liberia, and Co-Principal Investigator of the study. "The study... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
West Nile virus reported in Kent County womanunused swimming pools. To report suspected cases of human West Nile virus, cal
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 6 days ago
unused swimming pools. To report suspected cases of human West Nile virus, call the Division of Public Health Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at 888-295-5156. To report high numbers of biting mosquitoes, contact the Department of... Read more
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New Kerala
Perth District Health Unit Nurses Attempting to Avoid a Strike - newkerala news #280030a full range of services to promote healthy infant and child development and pr
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
a full range of services to promote healthy infant and child development and protect our communities from communicable and infectious disease outbreaks such as influenza," says Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN, ONA President. "In addition, these highly... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Delaware Reports First Case of West Nile in Humans in 2 Yearshave been linked with local mosquito or human transmission. To report suspecte
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 days ago
have been linked with local mosquito or human transmission. To report suspected cases of human WNV, call the DPH Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at 888-295-5156. To report high numbers of biting mosquitoes, contact the Department of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Slow Start to Disposing of Hippo Carcassesstarted since high mortality cases of the mammals were observed during the peri
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
started since high mortality cases of the mammals were observed during the period 1 to 7 October 2017. Anthrax is a very infectious disease that affects both wild and domestic herbivores like cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, elephants, kudus, as well... Read more
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Business Wire
Shionogi Inc. and Purdue Pharma L.P. Announce U.S. Availability of Symproic® (naldemedine) for the Treatment of Opioid-Induced Constipation in Adults with Chronic Non-Cancer Painin several therapeutic areas including anti-infectives, pain and cardiovascular
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
in several therapeutic areas including anti-infectives, pain and cardiovascular diseases. Our pipeline is focused on infectious disease, pain, CNS and oncology. For more details on Shionogi Inc., visit www.shionogi.com. For more information... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Medical Laboratories Exposing Patients to Infectionsrisk management programme under the global health security agenda (GHSA) aimed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
risk management programme under the global health security agenda (GHSA) aimed at achieving a world safe and secure from infectious disease threat. Dr Susan Ndidde Nabadda, the newly appointed executive director of Uganda National Health... Read more
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asianage
Cranberries don't really prevent urinary tract infectionswere sent to hospitals or used antibiotics. The results were published in JAMA
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
were sent to hospitals or used antibiotics. The results were published in JAMA to coincide with their presentation at the infectious disease conference known as IDWeek, which is being held in New Orleans. "It is time to move on from cranberries,"... Read more
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asianage
Beware of under-cooked poultry, it could give you urinary tract infectioninfections, if untreated can lead to kidney failure and even death. According
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
infections, if untreated can lead to kidney failure and even death. According to study author Dr Lee riley, a professor of infectious disease at Berkeley’s School of Public Health when they compared the fingerprints of the E. coli from the poultry... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Under-cooked poultry could cause urinary tract infection, says studyinfections, if untreated can lead to kidney failure and even death. According
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
infections, if untreated can lead to kidney failure and even death. According to study author Dr Lee riley, a professor of infectious disease at Berkeley’s School of Public Health when they compared the fingerprints of the E. coli from the poultry... Read more
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CBC.ca
Doctors shocked by 2,000% price hike of crucial TB drugTherapeutics, which raised the price. On Monday following a New York Times stor
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
Therapeutics, which raised the price. On Monday following a New York Times story centred on the price increase for another infectious disease drug, the price fell of cycloserine fell to $35 US per pill. The two organizations recently said the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Iowa DNR to host chronic waste disease meetingsseason opens October 1, and the early muzzleloader season opens October 14. The
KWWL Iowa / Posted 7 days ago
season opens October 1, and the early muzzleloader season opens October 14. The DNR works with hunters to collect tissue samples for testing. The Iowa DNR has more information about CWD and other infectious disease online at www.iowadnr.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio mayor urges everyone to get tested for HIVget people in one room to brainstorm how to better engage residents and bring t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
get people in one room to brainstorm how to better engage residents and bring the numbers down, said Dr. Barbara Taylor, an infectious disease specialist at UT Health San Antonio. If the 90-90-90 target is reached in 2020, then San Antonio would be... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
WHO Targets Measles, Rubella, HIV, Hep B & SyphilisCommittee for the Western Pacific, delegates noted progress in the area of heal
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Committee for the Western Pacific, delegates noted progress in the area of health security—making people safer from infectious disease outbreaks and health emergencies.Eliminating measles and rubellaMeasles and rubella are viruses that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Eating under-cooked POULTRY could give you a urinary tract infectionand the human UTI cases, we found there's an overlap of some genotypes,' said s
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
and the human UTI cases, we found there's an overlap of some genotypes,' said study author Dr Lee Riley, a professor of infectious disease at Berkeley's School of Public Health. 'We need to somehow explain why UTI cases have the same E. coli we... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Hundreds helped at free medical-services event in Pahrumpand specialists.” “I thought it was great to be able to bring specialists into
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 7 days ago
and specialists.” “I thought it was great to be able to bring specialists into Pahrump. We had a podiatrist, we had an infectious disease doctor, and OB/GYN professionals, so we were able to have these services right here for people to take... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Increase in hepatitis C cases cause for concernC can cause serious liver health problems, such as cirrhosis and liver cancer.
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
C can cause serious liver health problems, such as cirrhosis and liver cancer. It kills more Americans than any other infectious disease, and a CDC report released earlier this year found that nearly 20,000 Americans died from hepatitis... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Funding for depression, malaria researchleads a team in Deakin’s Centre for Molecular and Medical Research looking at t
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
leads a team in Deakin’s Centre for Molecular and Medical Research looking at the plasmodium parasites that cause the infectious disease, with the goal of identifying new strategies for drug and vaccine development. During her fellowship, she... Read more
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express
Black Death plague latest: Outbreak ‘SPREADING FAST’ and could hit USA – shock warningthe deaths of more than 50 million people in Europe during the Middle Ages. US
express / Posted 7 days ago
the deaths of more than 50 million people in Europe during the Middle Ages. US doctor Peter Small, a clinician trained in infectious diseases who has been working in Madagascar for several years, told Newsweek: “We have plague cases every year out... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Ten times more children and teens obese today than 40 years agounderweight comes with its own health consequences among children and adolescen
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 7 days ago
underweight comes with its own health consequences among children and adolescents, including a greater risk of infectious disease and potential harm during pregnancy for adolescents and women old enough to have children. “We mustn’t... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Containing the Monkeypox Outbreakto other states was traced to the eating of monkeys by some villagers. However
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
to other states was traced to the eating of monkeys by some villagers. However, it is not only monkeys that cause the infectious disease. Majority of cases are in fact transmitted from rats, squirrels, rodents and usually as a result of direct... Read more
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Business Wire
Lupin Acquires Symbiomix Therapeutics LLCadult women. Lupin expects Solosec™ to be commercially available by mid-2018. S
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
adult women. Lupin expects Solosec™ to be commercially available by mid-2018. Solosec™ has been designated as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of BV. QIDP designation is... Read more
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Aljazeera
Why is there a plague outbreak in Antananarivo?42 people and infected 343 more since August. Here are five things you should
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
42 people and infected 343 more since August. Here are five things you should know: What is the plague? The plague is an infectious disease triggered by Yersinia pestis, a bacteria transmittable from animals to humans. People can be infected by... Read more
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