Cocaine injecting and homelessness 'behind Glasgow HIV rise'

Figures show Glasgow city centre is seeing the UK's largest outbreak of HIV in more than 30 years.
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GIDEON what’s new summary: April 24 to April 25, 2019 Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (9 updates) 9 DiseasesMap Infectious Diseases – Diseases (32 updates) 16 Diseases16 Country notesMap Microbiology – Bacteria (6 updates) 4 New Bacteria Added2 Bacteria The post Update: April 25, 2019 appeared first on GIDEON - Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network.
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Publication date: Available online 23 April 2019Source: Physics Letters AAuthor(s): Shihao Nie, Li Ding, Mingyu Huang, Ping HuAbstractIn this letter, we proposed a novel individual-based dynamical model to study failure propagation in power system. In this model, a transmission line fails with a probability related to additional load transferred by other failed lines, where load upon failure of power lines is based on global and equal redistribution. Besides, the line recovers with a certain probability, and the failure levels of lines is depicted as a probability rather than a Boolean value subject to the mean-field theor...
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Health workers in one of the epicenters of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak threatened on Wednesday to go on strike as early as next week if authorities don't do more to protect them.
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New York City has issued civil summonses to 12 people it said were not complying with a mandatory measles vaccination order as the number of recorded cases in the city's worst outbreak since 1991 rose to 390, according to data released on Wednesday.
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Measles cases in the United States have surpassed the highest number on record since the disease was declared eliminated nationwide in 2000.
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[WHO] Kampala, 24th April 2019:- Uganda's Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) preparedness and response have capacity gaps that need urgent attention to be able to effectively respond to a potential outbreak of the disease. The gaps were identified during a Simulation Exercise (SimEx) that was conducted recently in Wakiso (Entebbe) and Kasese (Mpondwe and Kagando) districts.
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[WHO] The global measles crisis is an urgent wake-up call to the need for countries to ensure that all children -- no matter where they live -- receive life-saving vaccines. Countries in the African Region have also experienced a resurgence of measles, including outbreaks reported in at least 9 countries (Chad, Cameroon, DR Congo, Liberia, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali , Nigeria and Uganda) in the last 12 months. Madagascar, in particular, has had a large measles outbreak affecting more than 122,000 cases i
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A whooping cough outbreak has been declared in Fredericton, where 10 children from "several" schools and two adults have been diagnosed since January, the regional medical officer of health announced Wednesday.
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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ’s latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) alarmingly reports a 286 percent increase in cases of HIV among heterosexual persons injecting drugs in King County, Washington from 2017 and mid-November 2018. The report recalls a similar outbreak for similar reasons in rural Indiana that took place between 2011 and 2014, and ultimately led the state to enact legislation permitting needle-exchange programs to operate there. As I explain in my  policy analysis on harm reduction strategies, needle exchange programs have...
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WEDNESDAY, April 24, 2019 -- Federal health officials say 156 cases of E. coli illness linked with tainted ground beef have now been spotted across 10 states. That's up from the 109 cases reported from six states just two weeks ago, the U.S. Centers...
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