Navigation Links
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

Chickens are coming home to roost? Those involved in biological weapons programs should be logically liable to infection because of some slip or other. And it seems to have happened in US and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ordered the biodefense research laboratory at Texas A&M University to stop all work on select agents and toxins.

The CDC is investigating reports of lab workers infected with the category B bio-terror agents Brucella and Coxiella burnetti.

Brucella infections cause prolonged fever and a wide range of other possible manifestations, such as arthritis, hepatitis, and meningitis. Symptoms can be prolonged, but the disease is rarely fatal. In livestock, brucellosis causes infertility and abortions. As bioterrorism agents, Brucella strains are inexpensive to produce and disperse, according to an August 2005 article in the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID).

Coxiella burnetii causes a flulike disease in humans that is rarely fatal, according to the CDC. It is called Q fever.

'Query fever' usually shortened to 'Q fever', was named by Dr John Derrick, who described an outbreak of a febrile illness that occurred among abattoir workers in 1935. Q fever has an incubation period of one to four weeks in other words, it can take up to four weeks between exposure and the first symptoms. Usually it starts with a sudden high fever with muscle pain and severe headache symptoms similar to influenza. There may be chills, sweats, cough, muscle pains and fatigue. These symptoms usually last seven to 10 days and the person recovers completely though recovery may take longer in older people.

Some people get complications. Between five and 15 per cent of patients develop a post-Q fever chronic fatigue syndrome that can last many months.

Sometimes Q fever can cause a form of pneumonia or hepatitis. And in a small percentage of case
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Impotence Drugs Ordered by FDA to have Label Change
2. Poultry Ordered Indoors Following Bird Flu Suspicion In Germany
3. Doctor Accused Of Misdiagnosing 208 Patients: Further Investigation Ordered
4. Chemistry Over The Counter: Is It Just What The Doctor Ordered?
5. Neo-Natal Intensive Care Ordered to Shut Down in Phillipines
6. Judicial Probe Ordered for Botched Eye Surgery Camp
7. Probe Ordered into Children’s Death in Chhattisgar
8. Travelers Beware: Is Your Medicine Really What the Doctor Ordered?
9. Seven Children Ordered Removed from Squalid Home in Texas
10. Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery
11. Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Bio defense Lab Ordered Shut Down Researchers Get Infected

(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 Ticket Down reports that tickets ... and 3rd place World Cup Match between Brazil and ... will take place on Saturday, July 12th at Estadio Nacional ... Finals will take place on Sunday, July 13th at Estadio ... All tickets for the 2014 World Cup are guaranteed to ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... York (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ... , filed against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Inc. ... Liebhard LLP notes that the Texas Attorney General’s ... company’s marketing of surgical mesh products used to ... According to a report from kens5.com, the probe ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 Butler Mobility has recently ... Inclined Platform Lifts . Previously the two standard colors ... new beautiful earth tone colors as standard colors at no ... in the home but will enhance the beauty of the ... any home color scheme or individual décor. , The new ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Reducing the number of deer in ... disease and other tick-borne infections among people, new research ... be manipulated to reduce human interactions with deer, infected ... the researchers wrote. White-tailed deer are the primary ... to people. The study included nearly all the ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... -- People with the lowest incomes may have a higher ... a new study suggests. People with PAD have narrowing ... often the legs. The condition causes leg pain and is ... body. People with PAD have a higher risk for heart ... people with PAD who took part in the U.S. National ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Argentina vs. Germany World Cup Finals Tickets & Brazil vs. Netherlands 3rd Place World Cup Tickets Are in Huge Demand 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 3Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 4Health News:Butler Mobility Products Announces Five New Standard Colors for Their Inclined Platform Lifts 2Health News:Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble 2
... Young adults whose mothers experienced psychological trauma during ... Irvine-led study found. The researchers discovered that this ... regions that control cell aging processes. The study results, ... of the National Academy of Sciences , point to ...
... 11th leading cause of death in the United States. Every ... Sadly, each year tens of thousands die by suicide. While ... warning signs exist. Often a simple question from a family ... and treatment. A new review in the August ...
... CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Joanne M. Jordan, MD, MPH, director ... North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has received the 2011 Distinguished ... (RSS). The purpose of the award is to recognize ... enhancement of rural life and rural people. For more than ...
... cell phones have led to preventive policies in France, Israel, ... the health risks associated with exposure to the radiation energy ... of the Environmental Health Trust, in a timely and informative ... by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The interview is available free ...
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- ... acid DHA during pregnancy, their babies have fewer cold symptoms ... and 3 months of age, about 38 percent of babies ... symptoms, compared to about 45 percent of the babies whose ...
... , MONDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the ... -- which can be done at home or in day ... However, colon cleansing can cause serious side effects ranging ... the report say. Colon cleansing -- also called colonic ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UCI-led study links prenatal exposure to stress with accelerated cell aging 2Health News:Mayo Clinic: Primary physicians may hold key to suicide prevention 2Health News:Dr. Joanne Jordan receives Distinguished Service to Rural Life Award 2Health News:Prenatal Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements May Cut Babies' Colds 2Health News:Prenatal Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements May Cut Babies' Colds 3Health News:Colon Cleansing Has No Health Benefit, May Harm: Report 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- VAPETEK™, Inc. ... vegetable-glycol solution for use in portable vaporizers, which ... active ingredients in cannabis, cannabidiol offers consumers a ... devices, and other vaporizer technology. Photo ... naturally contains 483 different compounds which are currently ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 Patient engagement has ... consequently, organizations are turning to an assortment of ... As part of this evolving approach to patient ... communicate and engage patients throughout their experiences with ... empowerment. By mapping the patient journey and employing ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... N.C. , July 11, 2014 ... approaches are evolving across industry sectors to better ... examining better ways to engage with and understand ... inform themselves and make critical purchasing decisions. ... firm, Best Practices, LLC, one area where organizations ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:VAPETEK Releases CBD-Infused eLiquid For The Consumer Market 2New Study Uses Six-Step Patient Journey as Framework for Consumer-Focused Marketing Opportunities 2New Technologies Transforming Consumer Marketing Research Playbook 2
... SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26 CareFusion (NYSE: ... announced the national commercial launch of the AVA max® ... during kyphoplasty, a procedure for treating spinal compression fractures. ... represents a competitive breakthrough and is expected to enhance ...
... Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA ) announced today that ... to Cypress Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYPB).  The Staccato ... system designed to help people stop smoking.  The ... a well-validated smoking cessation approach by delivering nicotine via ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CareFusion Announces National Launch of Spinal Fracture Device 2CareFusion Announces National Launch of Spinal Fracture Device 3Alexza's Staccato® Nicotine Licensed to Cypress Bioscience 2Alexza's Staccato® Nicotine Licensed to Cypress Bioscience 3Alexza's Staccato® Nicotine Licensed to Cypress Bioscience 4
... grafting or creation of a vascular access, ... is of the utmost importance in many ... for those seeking a high-precision tunneling instrument. ... risk of twisting or kinking for more ...
... have met the challenges of the ... exceptional performance and quality, they have ... worldwide. These grafts require no preclotting, ... infection, and ensure utmost thrombectomy safety. ...
... the challenges of the most demanding vascular ... exceptional performance and quality, they have earned ... grafts require no preclotting, resist dilatation and ... thrombectomy safety. Gore vascular grafts are also ...
... the newest vascular graft offering from W. ... vascular surgical products for more than two ... and compression problems that can lead ... all of the benefits of a ring ...
Medicine Products: