South Africa: North West Agriculture and Rural Development On Provincial Foot and Mouth Disease Control Measures

[Govt of SA] Limpopo province diagnosed a Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in Molemole Local Municipality on 1 November 2019. This outbreak occurred in the free FMD zone of the country. The outbreak was recognised and confirmed in eight (8) sites which include feedlots, abattoirs, and speculators and on farms.
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Conclusion: The rate of scabies recurrence among adult patients in Saudi Arabia was high, and is comparable with previous report in Japan. The study suggests that male gender, first tertile, and high humidity were independently associated with the high rate of scabies recurrences among adults. An interventional program to lower the rate of scabies recurrences and prevent outbreak should be undertaken. PMID: 31828279 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Saudi Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Saudi Med J Source Type: research
Abstract In 2018, a hepatitis A virus outbreak was identified among internally displaced persons in Syria. Sequence analysis based on the viral protein 1/2 junction revealed that the causative virus belonged to genotype IB. A high displacement rate, deteriorated sanitary and health conditions, and poor water quality likely contributed to this outbreak. PMID: 31829918 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Emerg Infect Dis Source Type: research
Just days after health officials urged Americans to throw out their salad kits over E. coli concerns, the Food and Drug Administration announced it's investigating three separate E. coli outbreaks linked to salad products.
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Publication date: 14–20 December 2019Source: The Lancet, Volume 394, Issue 10215Author(s): Thais Helena dos Santos, Jose L San Martin, Luis G Castellanos, Marcos A Espinal
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionThe present study reports a variant subgroup GII-a PEDV HM2017 strain in China and characterize its pathogenicity. PEDV strain HM2017 of subgroup GII-a presents a promising vaccine candidate for the control of PED outbreaks in China.
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis study provides initial perspectives on measles preparedness among Idaho CAHs, despite limited generalizability. Future studies should explore whether self-reported preparedness measures reflect the ability of the CAHs to control measles spread when cases present for care.
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
GIDEON what’s new summary: December 12 to December 13, 2019 Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (45 updates) 45 DiseasesMap Infectious Diseases – Diseases (181 updates) 14 Clinical notes61 Diseases105 Country notes1 New Disease Synonym AddedMap Infectious Diseases – Vaccines (1 updates) 1 Vaccine The post Update: December 13, 2019 appeared first on GIDEON - Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network.
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Source: Bulletin de la Societe de Pathologie Exotique - Category: Tropical Medicine Tags: Bull Soc Pathol Exot Source Type: research
Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, Ahead of Print.
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Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, Ahead of Print.
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