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The report notes that the first individual, from the province of Utrecht, most likely contracted the serious bacterial infection while skinning a hare. The second patient with tularemia in 2016 is from the province of South Holland in the Vijfheerenlanden region. This patient has no known ...
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In a follow-up to earlier reports of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in horses in the state of Florida (HERE and HERE), officials in Polk County have confirmed a third case of EEE this year. Image/markusspiske. The 6 year old Arabian had no vaccine history for EEE and no recent travel history.
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Officials with the Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department are reporting a Shigella outbreak that has affected children at area child care centers and Hillcrest Primary School. In addition, cases have been reported in some family members and other adults. Image/CDC ...
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First regimen to treat all six major HCV genotypes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Epclusa to treat adult patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) both with and without cirrhosis (advanced liver disease). For patients with moderate to severe cirrhosis (decompensated ...
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The 2009 swine H1N1 flu pandemic — responsible for more than 17000 deaths worldwide — originated in pigs from a very small region in central Mexico, a research team headed by investigators at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is reporting. The scientists say their findings, ...
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“Flooding leads to increased mosquito activity which can elevate the risk of mosquito bites and the potential for mosquito-borne diseases,” said Dr. Rahul Gupta, State Health Officer and Commissioner for the Bureau for Public Health. “Standing or pooling water from recent heavy rainfall and ...
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Officials with the Arizona Department of Health Services reported today on the 20th confirmed case of measles associated with the private detention facility in Eloy. Health authorities report that the following areas and dates and times as potential exposure areas: Sunday, June 19, 2016 ...
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The Riverside County Environmental Health, Vector Control Program was notified about the positive blood tests by the California Department of Public Health. The U.S. Forest Service district rangers and safety officer also have been notified. The tests on squirrels from Dark Canyon Campground and ...
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According to a Times of India report, the new cases were reported in unimmunized children from Irimbiliyam, Cherukavu and Pulikkal panchayat. The three have been confirmed clinically and laboratory testing is pending. All three are hospitalized and being treated. One of the children diagnosed ...
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A water safety poster which pointed to children of color as “not cool” (based on whether they were following pool rules) while pointing to white children as “cool” was called out as “super racist”on social media, prompting the American Red Cross to issue a statement and apology Monday.
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U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Dianne Feinstein and Representatives Rosa Luisa DeLauro and Louise Slaughter today wrote to the U.S. Department of Agriculture urging them to revise current pathogen testing protocols to improve test accuracy and protect the public health.
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