What we know so far about the US vaping illness outbreak

U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use vaping devices
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Global outbreak of antibiotic-resistant superbugs linked to overconsumption of meatHotspots of antibiotic-resistantsuperbugsare springing up in farms around the world, the direct result of our overconsumption of meat, with potentially disastrous consequences for human health, astudy has found.Areas in north-east India, north-east China and the Red River delta in Vietnam were identified as hotspots in Asia, with areas as widely separated as Mexico and Johannesburg also affected. But the hotspots are expanding quickly. The study found areas where resistance to antibiotics among farm animals was starting to emerge in Kenya, M...
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The country was declared free of the disease almost two decades ago.
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[Global Preparedness Monitoring Board] Governments and international institutions must take bold steps to manage the mounting threat of deadly disease outbreaks. This is the stark warning of a report released today by an international group of experts, which outlines concrete actions to prepare the world for health emergencies, recognizing that investing in preparedness before a crisis strikes saves lives and saves money.
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The country ’s health secretary said that government scientists had confirmed one case in the southern province of Lanao del Sur and were looking at another suspected case.
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NAM President Victor J. Dzau, a member of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB), convened by the World Health Organization and the World Bank Group after the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, is among the international expert authors of a new GPMB report that outlines steps to prepare for and mitigate the effects of a widespread global health emergency.Read More
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Publication date: October 2019Source: Veterinary Microbiology, Volume 237Author(s): Yanping Zhang, Zhenghao Yu, Xingge Lan, Feng Zhang, Qi Wang, Kai Li, Qing Pan, Yulong Gao, Xiaole Qi, Hong-yu Cui, Yongqiang Wang, Li Gao, Xiaomei Wang, Changjun LiuAbstractThe prevalence of Marek’s disease (MD) caused by Gallid herpesvirus-2 (GaHV-2) has been increasing in chickens in China despite universal vaccination. Among the possible reasons for this trend, of Reticuloendotheliosis virus (REV) contamination in vaccines could lead to co-infection and reduce the vaccine efficacy. Here, we report the epidemiological findings of ou...
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By STUART H. SMITH Imagine a massive public health crisis in the United States that affects tens of thousands of people. Now imagine that the government had a simple tool at its disposal that could prevent this kind of physical and psychological trauma. You might think that I’m writing about America’s deadly outbreak of gun violence, which has made headlines this summer from Dayton to El Paso. But actually I’m talking about a different crisis that affects even more people – all of them children — and which could be sharply reduced with one simple step that lacks the bitter political anim...
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Michigan is urging residents in several counties to cancel or postpone outdoor events. The call comes amid the state's worst outbreak of a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus in more than a decade. There have been seven confirmed human cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE, in Michigan, and three people have died. At least 20 cases have been reported in five states.
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Thailand has culled more than 200 pigs this week, authorities said on Tuesday, in the first such action amid heightened fears of a potential outbreak of African swine fever.
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