UK's biggest ever bird flu outbreaks leaves farmers 'terrified'
Britain faces another lockdown... for its turkeys! Poultry farmers in bird flu hotspots are being told to isolate their birds from wildlife with thousands already culled during the current outbreak. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: No Need of a Lockdown, Ebola Is Easy to Fight, Says Museveni As Five Doctors Test Positive
[Nile Post] President Museveni has ruled out a lockdown as had been suggested by some sections of the public after the outbreak of the Ebola virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Ebola Outbreak - Five Regions At Highest Risk in Tanzania Identified
[Daily News] The Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly and Children has identified five regions at highest risk being affected by the outbreak of Ebola disease due to high interaction. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: How Uganda Plans to Contain a New Ebola Outbreak
[DW] Uganda has quickly put in place emergency plans to deal with recent Ebola cases. Though experts believe that the country is well prepared to handle the outbreak, a new epidemic cannot be ruled out yet. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The First U.S. Data Show the Monkeypox Vaccine Is Effective
We now have the first real-world data showing how well the monkeypox vaccine is working in the current U.S. outbreak. On Sept. 28, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted preliminary data from 32 jurisdictions in the U.S. that reported monkeypox case rates and rates of vaccination with Jynneos, the vaccine currently being used against monkeypox. By comparing the two, researchers were able to preliminarily quantify how effective the vaccine is, CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said during a briefing. People who had received the first dose of the two-dose Jynneos vaccine were 14 times less likely t...
Source: TIME: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate monkeypox Source Type: news

Should I still be worried about monkeypox?
Monkeypox vaccines appear to be working in stemming the outbreak. But severe symptoms and inequality persist. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Fenit Nirappil Source Type: news

Preventing and controlling outbreaks of COVID-19 in prisons and places of detention, UKHSA (updated 27th September 2022)
Information for prisons and other prescribed places of detention on coronavirus (COVID-19). 27 September 2022Added new version of the PPE guidance. 31 August 2022Updated in line with pause to asymptomatic testing from 31 August. Updated information about contact tracing. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monkeypox Clinical Laboratory Testing Capacity in US Is Strong according to CDC Director. But Is It really?
Testing capacity has been boosted by inclusion of commercial laboratory companies and the fact that the virus spreads less easily than SARS-CoV-2 At the start of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, clinical laboratories were unprepared for unprecedented testing volumes. Fast forward to today, and the monkeypox outbreak has some clinical laboratory managers and pathologists wondering if they […] The post Monkeypox Clinical Laboratory Testing Capacity in US Is Strong according to CDC Director. But Is It really? appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 28, 2022 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Resources Laboratory Testing anatomic pathology Bellevue Hospital CDC centers for disease control and prevention clinical laboratory Dark Dai Source Type: news

Uganda: Medical Interns At Hospital Go On Strike Amid Ebola Outbreak
[Nile Post] Medical interns at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital have withdrawn their services amidst an ebola outbreak that has claimed 23 lives so far. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ebola deaths in Uganda rise to 23 as outbreak grows
The risk of potential serious public health impact from the outbreak within Uganda is considered high, WHO says. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Syphilis Is Rising in the U.S. Here ’ s What to Know About the Sexually Transmitted Infection
Sexually transmitted infections are rising in the U.S.—particularly syphilis, which increased by 26% from 2020 to 2021, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in September. Especially troubling is a 24% rise during that time period of congenital syphilis, which infects fetuses in the womb and can cause birth defects in or even kill infants. Fortunately, syphilis can be easily treated and cured. However, people who are infected don’t necessarily know it—and without detection and treatment, the disease can have devastating consequences. [time-b...
Source: TIME: Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Disease healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Kenya: Govt Says Does Not Intend to Stop Flights From Uganda After Ebola Outbreak
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The government says it does not intend to stop flights from Uganda following the Ebola outbreak in Mubende district. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Monkeypox outbreak: epidemiological overview, UKHSA (updated 27th September 2022)
Overview of the current monkeypox outbreak in the UK. 27 September 2022Added report and data for 27 September 2022. 20 September 2022Added report and data for 20 September 2022. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda's Ebola outbreak: Trainee doctors go on strike over safety fears
Trainee nurses, pharmacists and doctors at a Ugandan hospital fear their lives are being put at risk. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts Call for Improved Detection of Respiratory Pathogens Experts Call for Improved Detection of Respiratory Pathogens
Canadian public health experts urge implementation of an expanded surveillance system that goes beyond current clinical and outbreak management platforms.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 26, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news