Southeast Asia warned of insecticide-resistant dengue mosquitoes
TOKYO -- A team of researchers led by Shinji Kasai, director of the Department of Medical Entomology at Japan's National Institute of Infectious Diseases, has warned about an increasing number of insecticide-resistant mosquitoes in Southeast Asia. The warning comes after the team found a new…#tokyo #shinjikasai #southeastasia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boosters Reduce COVID Deaths in Patients With Multimorbidity Boosters Reduce COVID Deaths in Patients With Multimorbidity
Additional studies are needed for accurate booster-dose timing as new variants emerge, according to researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - February 3, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Group A Strep's Most Sinister Sequelae
(MedPage Today) -- Credit: NIAID Arriving in Montana in the 1890s, his Norwegian-American forebears claimed rural homesteads and started to farm. By the mid-20th century, two of his grandparents had died of rheumatic heart disease, which -... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - February 3, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

More Data Back Guillain-Barr é Risk With Janssen COVID Shot More Data Back Guillain-Barr é Risk With Janssen COVID Shot
Observed cases of Guillain-Barr é syndrome after receipt of the Janssen shot were two to three times greater than background rates within 3-6 weeks of vaccination, new US surveillance data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - February 3, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

BCG Vaccine Flops for Preventing COVID, Other Respiratory Infections
(MedPage Today) -- The bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine failed to protect against COVID-19 and other respiratory tract infections (RTIs) among older adults with comorbidities, according to a randomized trial from The Netherlands. In... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - February 3, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Group A Strep's Most Sinister Sequelae
(MedPage Today) -- Credit: NIAID Arriving in Montana in the 1890s, his Norwegian-American forebears claimed rural homesteads and started to farm. By the mid-20th century, two of his grandparents had died of rheumatic heart disease, which -... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - February 3, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Long COVID's 7 Symptoms; Most of U.S. Backs Tobacco Ban; Ugly People and Face Masks
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. Data on more than 50,000 people suggest that seven symptoms are unique to long COVID: heart palpitations, hair loss, fatigue, chest pain, shortness of breath, joint pain, and obesity... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - February 3, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Statement of the Thirty-Fourth Polio IHR Emergency Committee
[WHO] The thirty-fourth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) on the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the WHO Director-General on 25 January 2023 with committee members and advisers attending via video conference, supported by the WHO Secretariat. The Emergency Committee reviewed the data on wild poliovirus (WPV1) and circulating vaccine derived polioviruses (cVDPV) in the context of global target of eradication of WPV and cessation of outbre (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - February 3, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Environment plays underappreciated role in infectious diseases
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2021/7/science-highlights/infectious-diseases/thumb917896.jpg?itok=-M2z49RT" /><br /><p>National Academies workshop explored how emerging scientific tools could help to inform crises beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Experts tackle infectious disease, exposures in India
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2021/1/feature/2-feature-india/thumb905619.jpg?itok=E8B5AU5U" /><br /><p>An international gathering explored how environmental factors in India influence infectious diseases, especially COVID-19.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 research funding targets role of genes, environment
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2020/10/science-highlights/covid19-susceptibility/thumb901039.jpg?itok=KOObCFp0" /><br /><p>NIEHS and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases seek to understand why some people are more vulnerable to the disease.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Pandemic preparedness requires weather, health data, experts say
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2020/9/science-highlights/pandemic-preparedness/thumb898936.jpg?itok=Oav3k8vO" /><br /><p>National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists discussed how to bolster infectious disease modeling during an NIEHS webinar.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Infectious disease and the environment — a two-way street
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2019/2/feature/2-feature-infectious-disease/thumb862962.jpg?itok=z14s2i6H" /><br /><p>At a National Academies workshop, experts discussed how infectious disease and environmental exposures interact.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Infectious disease training improves airport worker preparedness
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2017/7/community-impact/diseases/thumb821620.jpg?itok=NCm4TOBe" /><br /><p>Workers at Raleigh-Durham International Airport are now better prepared for infectious disease pathogens, thanks to innovative training.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Ebola and infectious disease biosafety training launched
<img width="100" src="https://factor.niehs.nih.gov/sites/niehs-factor/files/styles/large/public/2016/11/science-highlights/disease_biosafety/thumb801860.jpg?itok=q5CIledv" /><br /><p>Worker-related risks of emerging infectious diseases and best approaches for interventions to decrease risk in a variety of occupational settings.</p> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - February 3, 2023 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news