North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever
North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May.
North Carolina health officials say four people have died from Legionnaires' disease. Officials have confirmed 141 cases involving residents from counties and multiple states. They say that most patients attended the NC Mountain State Fair in Fletcher. CBS affiliate WSPA-TV reports.
A Massachusetts judge on Monday ruled that a four-month ban on the sale of vaping products the state adopted in response to an outbreak of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use was likely unlawful, but he gave the state time to fix its defects.
What do we currently know concerning the possible etiology of the recent outbreak of over 800 cases of vaping-related lung injury, with several deaths? The investigation is ongoing.Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
Officials say those who were diagnosed with the disease may have walked by the hot tub displays at the the NC Mountain State Fair
[Cameroon Tribune] A severe case of neonatal tetanus is being treated at the Chantal Biya Foundation in Yaounde.
A future free of the three diseases is "within reach" despite recent outbreaks, a health boss says.
Nature, Published online: 21 October 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03197-wThe World Health Organization says that the rate of new infections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has dropped, as a vaccine moves closer to approval.
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Authors: Landman WJM, Gantois N, van Eck JHH, van der Heijden HMJF, Viscogliosi E Abstract Granuloma disease in a flock of free range productive layers in the Netherlands in 2017 is described. The disease resembled granuloma outbreaks in layers caused by Tetratrichomonas gallinarum in 2013 and occurred in the same area in which the rearing farm considered as the source of the 2013 outbreaks was located. Between 55 and 84 weeks of age mortality was 20.3% (breeder's norm 3.9%). All dead hens examined (n = 20) showed granulomas especially in liver and ceca. Nine hens with or without liver and/or ceca gra...