Somalia:How Poor Health in Somalia Hurts Mandera Locals

[Shabelle] Mandera is prone to outbreaks of chikungunya, cholera, dengue fever and polio because of proximity to Somalia and the nomadic lifestyle of residents.
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Publication date: Available online 15 October 2019Source: Journal of Molecular Graphics and ModellingAuthor(s): Rida Sajjad, Sajjad Ahmad, Syed Sikander AzamAbstractGlobally, antibiotic-resistant and tolerated bacterial isolates of Acinetobacter species are imposing high financial cost on health care systems and as such, molecular targets with promising immune protection could provide substantive benefits to human healthcare. Here, we performed an in silico based proteome-wide screening for antigenic B-cell derived T-cell epitopes and their following use to design a multi-epitope peptide vaccine that can effectively engage...
Source: Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Canada is set to expand legalization of regulated, recreational cannabis products, including edibles and vaping products. But public health experts are worried over the outbreak of vaping-related illnesses in the U.S.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news
Conclusions/significanceOur study shows that exposure to bites ofAe.albopictus orAe.aegypti evokes in mice species-specific IgG responses to al34k2 or ae34k2, respectively. Deeper understanding of duration of antibody response and validation in natural conditions of human exposure toAedes mosquitoes are certainly needed. However, our findings point to the al34k2 salivary protein as a promising potential candidate for the development of immunoassays to evaluate human exposure toAe.albopictus. This would be a step forward in the establishment of a serological toolbox for the simultaneous assessment of human exposure toAedes ...
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases - Category: Tropical Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
by Ellen N. Beer, V. Bhargavi Rao Monkeypox is a vesicular-pustular illness that carries a secondary attack rate in the order of 10% in contacts unvaccinated against smallpox. Case fatality rates range from 1 to 11%, but scarring and other sequelae are common in survivors. It continues to cause outbreaks in remote populations in C entral and West Africa, in areas with poor access and weakened or disrupted surveillance capacity and information networks. Recent outbreaks in Nigeria (2017-18) and Cameroon (2018) have occurred where monkeypox has not been reported for over 20 years. This has prompted concerns over whether the...
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases - Category: Tropical Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Future Virology, Ahead of Print.
Source: Future Virology - Category: Virology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionMacrophage activation syndrome is a rare entity, rarely reported during primary Sj ögren’s syndrome. Its spontaneous evolution is invariably fatal. There is no consensus on therapeutic treatment. Etoposide is a therapeutic option especially in forms refractory to corticosteroid therapy.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Several countries that have never experienced the problem, including Nigeria which is home to 191 million people, are particularly at risk - both now and in the years ahead.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Syria INGO Regional Forum, comprising 73 INGOs responding to the Syria crisis, expressed deep concern at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation since Turkey’s military operation started on the 9 October. The UN estimates that more than 200,000 people have been displaced, and is planning to support up to 400,000 people with assistance and protection in the coming period.   Over three days Hasakeh city saw an estimated 60,000 new arrivals as a result of the violence, while hostilities in the area also damaged the main water station, leaving it out of service. 400,000 people, including 82,000 people i...
Source: Doctors of the World News - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news
Environmental destruction risks increasing the spread of deadly diseases including Ebola and malaria, with serious consequences for future public health
Source: New Scientist - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research
China detected African swine fever in pigs being transported to Guangxi region from outside provinces, the Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
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