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Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...uses joint pain, high fever, nausea and a rash, is endemic to the region. In severe cases, it leads to internal bleeding and sometimes death. Though known for making a fetish of cleanliness, these days Singapore, the island of nation of 4.5 million, is unable to escape the fury of dengue, generally associa...

First Genetically Engineered Maize Resistant to Maize Streak Virus Produced in S. Africa

... that can destroy most of a maize crop. They are endemic to sub-Saharan Africa and adjacent Indian Ocean is... such as sorghum and millet. aize streak virus, an endemic pathogen of native African grasses, was then carried to maize plants by viruliferous leafhoppers. ...

Uncooked Fish may Cause Liver Cancer

... fluke) causes cholangiocarcinoma. The fluke is endemic to Thailand, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic, Vietnam, and Cambodia. In Thailand alone, 6 million people are thought to be infected with the fluke. CONTACT: Banchob SripaKhon Kaen Universitybanchob@kku.ac.th...

Child Health Key Focus Among Muslim Nations

...t said. Polio, a preventable disease, has remained endemic in four countries, three of which are OIC members. Although the OIC has widely approved child vaccines as halal and safe, hardline Islamic leaders have argued that western-made vaccines may contain alcohol or be contaminated by non-halal sources. U...

Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts

...y among farmers in fighting the virus that remains endemic in the country, experts said Sunday . A 20-year-old man from a province neighbouring the capital Hanoi was killed by the H5N1 strain a week ago, the communist government said, and four more people are known to have been infected with the virus since ...

River Blindness Becoming Drug Resistant

...hat the parasite that causes the crippling disease endemic in Africa may be developing resistance to the one drug used to treat it. River blindness is caused by a thin worm that's transmitted to humans by black flies. The worms can cause intense itching, elephantiasis of the genitals and blindness if they ...

WHO to Implement New Strategy on Diseases of Poverty

... on infectious disease of poverty in which disease endemic countries play a pivotal role."...

India Records Substantial Decline in Polio Cases

...lone where polio cases are on the decline. In four endemic countries - India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria - only 179 cases have been reported this year as against 539 cases during the same period in 2006. In Afghanistan, three cases of polio have surfaced this year as against 13 in 2006 and in Somal...

Malaria Control Measures

...utions. In high Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemic States including North-Eastern States, Orissa, Wes... Bank assistance is provided to other high malaria endemic States of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Orissa and ...

Figures of Dengue In Singapore On The Rise

...umber of dengue infections in 2005. The disease is endemic to the region. A more serious form of Dengue fever is called Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) and Dengue Shock Syndrome (DSS). These affect a small proportion of patients who are affected by dengue fever. At least 19 out of Singapore's 4.2 million ...

A Non-profit Drug Firms Injection to Fight Kala Azar Included in WHOs Model List

...t affected state in India is Bihar, but VL is also endemic in the states of Jharkand, West Bengal, and Uttar Pradesh. Paromomycin, an off-patent aminoglycoside antibiotic, is an established drug with an extensive and well-characterized safety profile. Paromomycin IM Injection is now available for the first...

Anthrax Claims Two Lives in Orissa

...the 30 districts in Orissa have been identified as endemic to the deadly anthrax, the state government is yet to launch an Anthrax Control Programme (ACP)," Parshuram Pradhan, a human right activist, told IANS....

IDRI and Chembio to Develop Tests for Leishmaniasis and Leprosy

... people worldwide are exposed to leprosy, which is endemic in 24 countries. Approximately 500,000 new cases are found each year -- over 1,300 cases every day. It is estimated that four to five million people already suffer from, or have deformities due to, leprosy. Approximately 20 years ago, it became pos...

Prison Healthcare Under Strain as Overcrowding Crisis Worsens, Warns BMA

...neffective a disastrous situation considering how endemic these conditions are within the prison population. The pressure to see large numbers of prisoners also means that maintaining accurate health records is problematic, especially as prisoners are routinely transferred from one institution to another ...

Dengue Sweeping Across Southeast Asia

...s transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito and is endemic in much of the region, has also accelerated in recent years due to increasing urbanization and travel or migration within the region So why not consider a vaccine?Not possible, say health officials as four different viruses cause dengue. Hence th...

Chinese Delegation Meets Health Minister Regarding Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Supply

...litis is a life threatening disease to children in endemic countries in Asia, including China, India, Nepal, Korea, etc. Chengdu Institute of Biological Products (CNBG Chengdu Institute), one of subsidiaries of CNBG, developed a live attenuated Japanese Encephalitis vaccine SA14-14-2 (hereinafter referred a...

The Long Wait ... Dying for Lack of Kidneys

...country to country, but in many parts of the world endemic shortages are compounded by families refusing to hand over organs even against the deceased's wishes. In Chile, Cuba, India, Jordan and Thailand for example, relatives have the last say irrespective of whether the donor made a pledge when alive. In...

Indonesia's Bird Flu Death Toll Touches 80

... of the country's 33 provinces, while the virus is endemic among poultry in 31 provinces and has killed millions of birds....

Polio Cases In The Country

...al immunization round has been implemented in 17th endemic districts of Bihar on 8th April 2007 ? mOPV1 is being used in endemic States/districts during the SIAs ? In order to control Type 3 virus circulation, mOPV3 were used i...

Reindeers Could Hold the Key to Elephantiasis Cure

... leg or arm, the genitals, vulva and breasts. In endemic communities, 10-50% of men and up to 10% of women can be affected. The psychological and social stigma associated with these aspects of the disease are immense. In addition, even more common than the overt abnormalities is hidden, internal damage to ...

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