Pilgrims survived until the first Thanksgiving thanks to an epidemic that devastated Native Americans

Modern scholars have argued that indigenous communities were devastated by leptospirosis, a disease caused by Old World bacteria that had likely reached New England through the feces of rats that arrived on European ships.
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[New Times] The United Nations Programme for HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) target of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 will remain a mirage if children and young people are not given access to Anti-retro viral treatment, medics have said.
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This article aims to understand how parents of children with microcephaly received the diagnosis. This qualitative study was conducted at State Referral Center for Children's Neurodevelopment, Care, and Rehabilitation (NINAR) in São Luís, Maranhão State, Brazil, from April 2017 to February 2018. Participants in the study included parents or guardians of children with microcephaly. Data collection included structured and semi-structured interviews with 3 couples, 16 mothers, and 1 great-grandmother, totaling 20 interviews. The sample was defined by the saturation criterion, and content analysis was perf...
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The Broader Context of "Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America" Initiative. Am J Public Health. 2020 Jan;110(1):58-60 Authors: Kates J, Millett G, Dawson L, Honermann B, Jones A, Sherwood J, Garcia ZI, Kuenzle K PMID: 31800281 [PubMed - in process]
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Abstract The US Department of Health and Human Services has launched a large-scale plan that aims to "End the HIV Epidemic" (EtHE) in America, including ambitious goals and targets over the next 5 to 10 years.To be successful, the EtHE Plan will require timely dissemination of relevant metrics to inform the broad array of stakeholders who are in a position to act in support of the plan's goals. Metrics should include both population health outcome metrics and implementation metrics that track the deployment and uptake of specific intervention delivery strategies. In addition to the usual HIV care continu...
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Implementing the Trump Administration's "Ending the HIV Epidemic" Plan in the Southern United States. Am J Public Health. 2020 Jan;110(1):32-33 Authors: Hiers K PMID: 31800275 [PubMed - in process]
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Publication date: Available online 6 December 2019Source: EpidemicsAuthor(s): Tsukushi Kamiya, Megan A. Greischar, Kiran Wadhawan, Benjamin Gilbert, Krijn Paaijmans, Nicole MideoAbstractIdentifying ecological drivers of disease transmission is central to understanding disease risks. For vector-borne diseases, temperature is a major determinant of transmission because vital parameters determining the fitness of parasites and vectors are highly temperature-sensitive, including the extrinsic incubation period required for parasites to develop within the vector. Temperature also underlies dramatic differences in the individual...
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