Outbreak of blaNDM-5-Harboring Klebsiella pneumoniae ST290 in a Tertiary Hospital in China
Microbial Drug Resistance, Ahead of Print.
Last Thursday, CDC finally revised itswarning to the public about the vaping-associated respiratory disease outbreak to state clearly that vaping THC-containing products is playing a major role in the outbreak. It stated that:" The latest national and state findings suggest products containing THC, particularly those obtained off the street or from other informal sources (e.g. friends, family members, illicit dealers), are linked to most of the cases and play a major role in the outbreak. Therefore, CDC recommends that you should not use e-cigarette, or vaping, products that contain THC."In addition, CDC finallyr...
Months after John Steffen died in Nebraska, officials said his death was part of a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related deaths and illnesses.
According to a new publication by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), the genetic diversity of livestock and poultry is declining, leaving one-third of the world’s protein supply at risk to extreme weather and disease outbreaks. CAST warns that “up to 25 percent of global livestock breeds are either at risk of being lost, or have already been lost.” The report discusses the risks associated with reduced access to genetic traits and recommends actions to protect remaining breeds that build on current conservation practices such as cryopreservation and germplasm repositories. &ldqu...
Carrion flies inside your hood. Sweat turns your gloves into water balloons. This is tough work, but it could predict disease outbreaks.
[Vanguard] Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a Johnson&Johnson Ebola vaccine in November in the country's eastern provinces, to counter the current outbreak, they said.
As the number of vaping-related lung injury cases in the U.S. reaches almost 1,300, the CDC warn of the dangers of some e-cigarettes and vaping products.
Do you recall thetelephone game? Players sit in a circle and the first person whispers a phrase into the ear of the second person, who whispers it to the third person, and so forth, until it gets to the last player, who then repeats the phrase that they heard. Typically, the phrase changes substantially from the beginning because a series of small, progressive changes add up to a completely different phrase at the end.The only way to prevent this is for the first person to deliver such a clear message that it cannot be mistaken.In this commentary, I show how the lack of clarity by the CDC and other health groups in communi...
[Deutsche Welle] Many in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been waiting for this moment: A new vaccine to battle the Ebola outbreak is about to be released. The vaccine could reach broader parts of the population than before.
GIDEON what’s new summary: October 10 to October 14, 2019 Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (31 updates) 31 DiseasesMap Infectious Diseases – Diseases (186 updates) 1 New Diseases Added6 Clinical notes55 Diseases123 Country notes1 New Disease Synonym AddedMap The post Update: October 14, 2019 appeared first on GIDEON - Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network.
China reported another outbreak of the African swine fever on Sunday in its northwestern province of Gansu, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on its website.