Rwanda: 26 Years of Treating Gorillas and Still Counting

[New Times]Gorillas, like human beings, fall sick. They suffer from diseases such as TB, Diarrhoea, measles, typhoid and are also prone to body injuries.
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Samoa declared a state of emergency this weekend, closing all schools and cracking down on public gatherings, after several deaths linked to a measles outbreak that has spread across the Pacific islands.
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[WHO] Children in 19 Northern states to be vaccinated in largescale campaign implemented by the Government of Nigeria and WHO with Gavi support
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Publication date: November 2019Source: Journal of Comparative Pathology, Volume 173Author(s): H. Aupperle-Lellbach, K. Törner, M. Staudacher, E. Müller, K. Steiger, R. KlopfleischSummaryPancreatic carcinomas are rare in dogs and clinical signs are mostly non-specific. The literature on clinically and pathologically characterized canine exocrine pancreatic tumours is limited to 76 cases reported since 1963. This retrospective study analysed formalin-fixed samples of pancreatic carcinomas from 22 dogs, obtained during elective exploratory surgery (n = 16) or if the dog was humanely destroyed (n =&nbs...
Source: Journal of Comparative Pathology - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
This study is registered with, NCT02275780, and is closed to accrual.FindingsBetween Dec 1, 2014, and Oct 20, 2015, 1027 individuals were screened, of whom 769 participants were randomly assigned to doravirine (n=385) or ritonavir-boosted darunavir (n=384), and 383 in both groups were given at least one dose of their allocated treatment. Most participants were male (645 [84%] of 766) and white (560 [73%]), with a mean age of 35·2 years (SD 10·6). 292 participants in the doravirine group and 273 in the darunavir group completed 96 weeks of treatment. At week 96, a higher proportion of the do...
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Germany's parliament has voted to make measles vaccinations compulsory for children, with parents who fail to immunize their children facing fines of €2,500 ($2,750).
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Publication date: Available online 14 November 2019Source: The LancetAuthor(s): Michel Attal, Paul G Richardson, S Vincent Rajkumar, Jesus San-Miguel, Meral Beksac, Ivan Spicka, Xavier Leleu, Fredrik Schjesvold, Philippe Moreau, Meletios A Dimopoulos, Jeffrey Shang-Yi Huang, Jiri Minarik, Michele Cavo, H Miles Prince, Sandrine Macé, Kathryn P Corzo, Frank Campana, Solenn Le-Guennec, Franck Dubin, Kenneth C AndersonSummaryBackgroundIsatuximab is a monoclonal antibody that binds a specific epitope on the human CD38 receptor and has antitumour activity via multiple mechanisms of action. In a previous phase 1b study, ar...
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ConclusionThese results indicate that A. farnesiana pods contain nematocidal compounds and might be promising natural anthelmintic agents against H. contortus. This leguminous plant could be used as a nutraceutical food source for the control of gastrointestinal nematodes in small ruminants.Graphical abstract
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Question: I’m a private-practice, ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist who is three months pregnant. I have been treating a child in her home, but I want to discontinue services to the child because no one in the family has been vaccinated for the measles. Can I do so or would it be considered client abandonment? More than 1,150 measles cases occurred in more than 30 states in the U.S. in 2019, and most of those cases involved unvaccinated people, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Measles is highly contagious and there is no cure. Measles in pregnant women may have serious ...
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[WHO] On behalf of the Ministry of Health and the Government of Uganda, I take this opportunity to update the public on the just concluded national Measles-Rubella and Polio immunisation campaign.
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