Update on Vaccine-Derived Polioviruses - Worldwide, January 2015-May 2016.

This report updates previous summaries regarding VDPVs (4). PMID: 27491079 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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CONCLUSIONS: . According to ENDES 2017, Peru and none of its regions achieved 95.0% coverage for the first and booster doses. Growth and development monitoring in public sector facilities is associated with measles vaccination in terms of first and booster doses. PMID: 31967252 [PubMed - in process]
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AbstractThe aim of this study was to evaluate the photobiomodulation of red and green lights in the repair process of third-degree skin burns in rats through clinicopathological and immunohistochemical parameters. Sixty male Wistar rats were divided into three groups: control (CTRL) (n = 20), red LED (RED) (n = 20), and green LED (GREEN) (n = 20), with subgroups (n = 5) for each time of euthanasia (7, 14, 21, and 28 days). Daily applications in RED (λ630  ± 10 nm, 300 mW) and GREEN groups (λ520  ± ...
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Public Health England says five cases confirmed negative with nine awaiting resultsCoronavirus latest - liveMore than a dozen people in the UK have been tested for coronavirus, as the health secretary warned there is an “increased likelihood” of cases occurring.Fourteen people were tested for the virus, with five confirmed negative and nine still awaiting results, Public Health England (PHE) said on Thursday night.Continue reading...
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Possible cases being tested in Scotland and Belfast; World Health Organisation committee says ‘too early’ to declare emergencyFive people tested in Scotland amid reports of possible Belfast caseChina: five cities in lockdown as lunar new year festivities scrappedWhat is the Wuhan coronavirus and how worried should we be?4.23amGMTFootage has emerged online of the quarantine measures being taken in China to halt the spread of the virus, including overcrowded hospitals, sick people collapsing, and barricades going up across Wuhan.4.19amGMTState media is now reporting 26 deaths from the coronavirus in China, not 25...
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As with all previous outbreaks of new virus infections, we are being warned of impending doom concerning the new coronavirus, 2019-nCoV that is now spreading globally. China’s National Health Commission Vice Minister Li Bin recently warned that ‘there is the possibility of viral mutation’. Perhaps Mr. Li is unaware that viral genomes sustain mutations during […]
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Publication date: February 2020Source: The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, Issue 2Author(s): Rana Jawad Asghar
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While safe chemical storage and disposal are simple in principle-users should read safety specifications and place chemicals in appropriate cabinets or collection points-high-profile incidents involving improper storage and disposal of chemicals continue t...
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After preventing travel from Wuhan, China has locked down several more cities as it attempts to contain the deadly coronavirus. Footage online reveals the quarantine measures the country is taking to prevent the spreadChina coronavirus: US investigates suspected case as first death confirmed outside Hubei province – live newsContinue reading...
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This report presents data on VDPVs detected during January 2017-June 2018 and updates previous VDPV summaries (3). During this reporting period, new cVDPV outbreaks were detected in five countries. Fourteen newly identified persons in nine countries were found to excrete iVDPVs. Ambiguous VDPVs (aVDPVs), isolates that cannot be classified definitively, were found among immunocompetent persons and environmental samples in seven countries. PMID: 30359342 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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This report updates previous summaries regarding VDPVs (3). During January 2016-June 2017, new cVDPV outbreaks were identified, including two in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) (eight cases), and another in Syria (35 cases), whereas the circulation of cVDPV type 2 (cVDPV2) in Nigeria resulted in cVDPV2 detection linked to a previous emergence. The last confirmed case from the 2015-2016 cVDPV type 1 (cVDPV1) outbreak in Laos occurred in January 2016. Fourteen newly identified persons in 10 countries were found to excrete iVDPVs, and three previously reported patients in the United Kingdom and Iran (3) were still ...
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