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Several days ago, we told you of the story of the 14-year-old Houston child, who was diagnosed and being treated for Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) at the Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) – West Campus. Michael John Riley Jr. Image/Facebook. Michael John Riley Jr. Image/Facebook ...
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The pertussis, or whooping cough situation in 2015 can be summed up with one stat–there has been more pertussis cases in Clark County this year to date (268) than the number seen statewide during the same period in 2014 (267). Through August 22, Washington has reported 1108 pertussis cases to ...
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In the United States, vaccine exemption levels for kindergarteners are low for most states and infant vaccination rates are high nationally, according to a report in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publication, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Friday. Image/CDC ...
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A very important petition was started today on the website, Change.org, by families of victims of Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), calling on federal and state public health leaders to add PAM to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System making reporting of this parasitic ...
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In an update on the anthrax update at Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya from July, Dr Kisa J. Z. Juma Ngeiywa, CVO Director of Veterinary Services with the Ministry of Agriculture in Nairobi reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health that the outbreak is ongoing and the number of ...
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While there is no national surveillance of blastomycosis in the US, Wisconsin is one of several states in which the fungal infection is reportable. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in endemic (regularly found among particular people or in a certain area) areas, ...
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In a follow-up to the outbreak at the Illinois Veterans' Home – Quincy, state health officials are now reporting two deaths in residents at the Quincy facility. The case count has also risen from eight to 23, according to the Illinois Department of Health. Across the country, The California ...
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Family Practice and Samaritan's Purse physician, Dr. Kent Brantly, addressed his alma mater this week during the annual Opening Assembly in Moody Coliseum at Abilene Christian University (ACU). Brantly as you may recall contracted Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) while volunteering with Samaritan's ...
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Oysters not only transmit human norovirus; they also serve as a major reservoir for these pathogens, according to research published August 28 in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. “More than 80 percent of human norovirus genotypes were ...
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Cincinnati health officials are reporting a surge in Shigellosis cases this summer prompting the Cincinnati Health Department (CHD) to encourage childcare workers and caregivers to practice frequent handwashing to curb the spread of the bacterium, Shigella. Graph/Cincinnati Department of Health ...
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