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El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

About 11 months after the start of an El Ni?o event in the ..equatorial Pacific, hospitals thousands of miles away in ..Bangladesh can expect a surge of cholera cases, according to the ..first mathematical model to link climatic cycles with subsequent ..cholera outbreaks. .. ..Details of the climate-disease model are reported in the latest ..issue of the journal Science by ecologists at Cornell...

Ebola Virus - 'Outbreak' Claims More Lives In Uganda.

The curse of Uganda – the deadly Ebola virus in its latest outbreak has claimed around 156 lives by December 5th according to Health Ministry officials in Kampala. More shocking is the fact that the dead include many health workers including doctors & nurses. But what shocked the nation was the death of Dr. Mathew Zukeviya, who was a prominent doctor spearheading the fight against Ebola in Gulu...

Grapes, Melons Implicated in Outbreaks

According to researchers , there is a new study on seedless green grapes which caused a salmonella outbreak that sickened 30 people across six Western states last summer and fall. Researchers were surprised to find that the outbreak of Salmonella serotype senftenberg// most often found in meats and poultry was outwardly spread to people through grapes. ....Dr.Alicia, at the International Conferen...

3 die, 500 sickened in nation's largest hepatitis A outbreak Associated Press

A third person died Friday and nearly 500 others who ate at a Chi-Chi's Mexican restaurant have fallen ill in the biggest known outbreak of hepatitis A in U.S.// history, making people so scared they are lining up by the thousands for vaccinations and no longer eating out. ....Health investigators are focusing on whether contaminated produce - perhaps scallions - caused the outbreak at the resta...

Green Onions Blamed in Outbreak

..Health authorities have determined that green onions likely caused a recent outbreak of Hepatitis A in Pennsylvania that infected more than 500 people and killed three.//.. ......Bill Zavertnik, Chi-Chi's chief operating officer, said in a statement that health officials confirmed that Chi-Chi's employees were not the source of the outbreak, that there was nothing they could have done to preven...

SARS outbreaks contained

The World Health Organization has declared the SARS virus outbreak contained around the world after removing Taiwan, the last region on its list of affected areas. ....SARS is thought to have originated in southern China, where the first known cases began appearing last November. From China, experts believe the flu-like illness //was carried to Hong Kong, Vietnam and Singapore, eventually traveli...

Mumbai Alert: Possibility Of An Epidemic Outbreak

Six deaths of suspected leptospirosis and dengue in the densely populated areas of Kalyan and Dombivli, 60-odd km from Mumbai over the pat three days has raised panic among the residents. ..The Municipal Corporation (KDMC) has been kept on high alert and has been forced to rush extra manpower// and drugs to the area. The three suspected lepto victims died of respiratory failure while the others o...

Dengue Outbreak in Kolkata, Four Dead

Dengue has claimed four lives in a week in Kolkata, not even sparing the city's upscale neighbourhoods. West Bengal health Chief Prabhakar Chatterjee has admitted that the fever that swept through some areas of south Kolkata is // dengue or brain fever... ..There have been reports of 4 casualties and blood tests have revealed the presence of dengue in eight other people. The unofficial death toll...

Global Outbreak Of Bird Flu Warning By Chinese Scientist

A large scale global outbreak of bird flu can occur any time given the current conditions, a Chinese scientist has warned. .."It's bird flu that renders the current situation so // serious," said Zhong Nanshan, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. He said a mutated flu virus might present a more dangerous threat, Prensa Latina news agency reported. .. ..Bird Flu or avian influenz...

Mysterious viral outbreak in Toronto, influenza ruled out

A viral outbreak has been reported at a seniors' home in Toronto and experts say that viruses other than influenza could have caused the death of four residents at the home. ..Infectious diseases expert Dr. Neil Rau said that there was // no cause to fear an outbreak and stressed that the virus could not only be the flu one, "This isn't a pandemic by any means, but there is always a potential for...

India May not Face Bird Flu Outbreak

October 16, 2005: India may have escaped from the Bird Flu epidemic that is causing chaos in Turkey and Romania currently. It is known that migratory birds are carrying the viral strain H5N1//. .... ....The migratory bird ‘Bar-headed geese’ usually migrate to India in winter and were affected by the deadly virus strain H5N1 that can kill human beings. So far the strain has killed 60 people due t...

Pakistani Quake Survivors Face Outbreak Of Diarrhea

The UN has warned of serious outbreaks of acute watery diarrhoea among quake survivors in Pakistani Kashmir and urged the need to scale up efforts to provide safe water supply and sanitation in the makeshift camps//. ..Several hundred cases of acute diarrhea have been recorded among earthquake survivors in the tent camps in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani Kashmir and other areas devastated...

Legal Action against Authority Regarding Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Diseas

The outbreak of Legionnaires ’ disease that has been responsible for claiming seven lives in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, in 2002 has created much controversy and confusion as a council official has been charged with manslaughter yesterday in connection//. The design service manager for Barrow borough council has also been charged with breaching health and safety regulations. .....

New outbreak of birdflu reported in Northern China

A new outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza has been confirmed in Inner Mongolia in the northern region of China. ..This bird flu outbreak is the 23rd in China since October.// Experts confirmed H5N1 bird flu after 246 birds died in Inner Mongolia's Zalantun city last Sunday, the agriculture ministry said.// ....Local veterinary workers have culled 16,567 birds at poultry farms within three..km of the...

Novel Strain Detected In The Recent Outbreak Of Bird Flu At Ukraine

A new and deadly strain of bird flu outbreak was detected in Ukraine (Crimea peninsula) and hence domestic birds are killed and put in pits that were dug for the purpose//. Health workers and emergency workers are recruited to get their hands on all the birds including (chickens, ducks and geese) and destroy them thereby the outbreak can be contained. Compensation was given to all villagers for e...

Watch Station Set Up In China To Monitor Bird Flu Outbreak

In order to look out for signs of a bird flu epidemic, a watch-station has been set up in Shenyang, in the northeastern part of China. The watch station would continuously monitor sources// at risk for a potential infection and would pay additional attention on areas, which the migratory birds frequently visit during winter. ..China serves a main route for travel of more than 20% of the total nu...

Early Flu Outbreak in US.

In US there is an outbreak of flu and it is presumed that this year it is early and different from the previous year. .. In Texas and Colorado the flu case increased greatly in number when compared to the previous year. // .... In Georgia the State Health Department reports to the press that they've had 4 cases of Influenza Type A flu. ..The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlant...

China reveals new outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease

Even as China is trying to contain Bird flu, an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease forced the killing of 91 cattle in the northeastern part of the country this week // . ..The official Xinhua News Agency reported that Cattle on a farm in Shandong province developed symptoms this month. ..The culling commenced on December 29 after cattle were found to have contracted the disease. ..Xinhua sai...

Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe

Cholera is caused by the enterotoxin produced by the bacteria Vibrio cholerae, which leads to profuse vomiting and watery diarrhea. A recent outbreak of cholera has occurred in two cities in // Zimbabwe causing seven deaths and more than 150 patients are infected with the bacteria in two districts of Chikomba and Chivhu in southeastern Zimbabwe. The Mortality rate of cholera infection is high...

Possibility Of Bird Flu Outbreak In South Africa Ruled Out

The mysterious death of swallows in Malawi had raised fears about the possibility of a bird flu outbreak in South Africa. However, test reports // have revealed a negative bird flu infection status of the dead swallows, much to relief of veterinary officials. // ...."We have tested samples that were sent to us from Malawi and they all tested negative. They were from migratory swallows, which...

Fear of Listeria outbreak in Australia.

A new case of Listeria was detected in Australia. An elderly woman died on 8th January at the Queen Elizabeth hospital as she was suffering from advance stage of cancer // . She was tested positive for Listeria. ..This has created a lot of confusion among the health care officials in Australia. This woman came from interstate and was admitted in the Adelaide hospital and for cancer treatment. B...

Schools and Bars closed in Rwanda due to Cholera outbreak

Schools, bars and markets have been ordered to close in Rwanda following the spread of cholera. The Minister of Health has ordered the closure to prevent any further spread of cholera which has killed more than 18 people and more than hundred infected in Masaka sector,// which has reported the highest number of cholera infection. As there is an increased shortage of food and good drinking water d...

Bulgaria Prepares Itself For Combating Bird Flu Outbreak

The agricultural minister of Bulgaria, Nihat Kabi said that the country was preparing itself to effectively combat the deadly bird flu infection, after reports of the bird flu infection (H5N1 strain) in Turkey. // ...."We are ready to identify, isolate and destroy bird flu centres if it emerges. Of 31 cases in Romania, the latest two were from an area close to the northeast Bulgarian town of Sil...

Reports Of New Bird Flu Outbreak In China Raise Concerns

A new outbreak of the much dreaded bird flu has been reported from a chicken farm located in the Northern Province of Shanxi. The situation is being closely // monitored and is believed to be under control, according to health officials from the Agricultural department. ....More than 15, 000 chickens in a farm (Yijing township), confirmed to harbor the H5N1 bird flu virus had died. In response t...

Uganda Tackles The Meningitis Outbreak

Uganda witnessed an outbreak of meningitis, which led to the disruption of normal life. By now the Ugandan Health Ministry said that this has been brought under control. // He said that the northeastern region of Karamoja, Uganda was the worst affected but now normal activities such political campaigns can resume. ..Dr. Sam Okware, director of health services told the Uganda Broadcasting Corpora...

Measles Outbreak In Bihar Creates Panic

The measles outbreak in a Bihar village has created much panic and confusion among the villagers who continue to sincerely worship the village deity hoping that the goddess would answer their prayers. // Some people even feel that the disease is a divine curse commonly referred to as 'khasra' by local community members. ....Around 120 children in Mirzapur village near the state capital are suffe...

Eating Contaminated Food Leads To Cholera Outbreak In Malawi

Cholera has claimed the life of nearly 24 hungry Malawians, and infected thousands of others who are forced to eat contaminated food out of hunger and desperation. // The Mangochi resort district and Blantyre (commercial hub of Eastern Africa) are the worst affected. ....The drought that occurred previous year and the subsequent food shortage has been accounted for the situation now prevalent i...

Needle-Free Injection System Ideal for Pandemic Outbreaks

Medical International Technologies Inc. (OTCBB:MDLH) Needle– Free Injection System, designed specifically to allow fast, accurate and safe injections, is rapidly moving toward establishing itself as a valuable instrument in the fight against disease // in both humans and animals. With its patented ability to adjust pressure and volume to meet varied conditions Med-Jet(human) and Agro-Jet(animal)...

Possible Outbreak of TB in Aberdeen

The outbreak of the disease emerged during a routine follow-up of a TB case in Aberdeen. ..Six people were diagnosed with TB in Aberdeen at a mosque. But the heath officials are reassuring the public, not to worry. // ..Staffs at National Health Service (NHS) Grampian are trying to make contact with all those who attended Friday prayers at Aberdeen City Mosque which is the centre of the outbreak...

Australia Witnesses Legionnaires Disease Outbreak

Legionnaires disease thrives in poorly-maintained air-conditioning towers...It is an air borne disease and has an incubation period of up to 10 days after initial exposure. // ..Symptoms include headaches, fever, chills and muscle aches. ..The deadly legionnaire disease outbreak occurred in the north of Melbourne. So far ten victims have been diagnosed with the disease. ..A 51-year-old man was...

Hand-foot-mouth Disease Outbreak In Malaysia

Malaysia was put on high alert, as 600 new cases of hand-foot-mouth disease were reported in the state of Sarawak on Borneo Island. // ....Deputy head of disaster relief George Chan Hong Nam said that 601 new cases have been reported in the last three days, bringing this year's total to more than 1,500 cases. ...."The people should not take this lightly, as the consequences can be serious," Cha...

Possibility Of A Meningococcal Outbreak In NSW

A baby and man in central-western NSW, both suspected to have contacted meningococcal disease are being treated at the Dubbo Base Hospital //. The man and the baby, who hail from Cobar and Mudgee respectively, are showing signs of improvement following treatment. ....It has not been possible to relate both the cases, based on the evidence obtained, said Dr.Tony Brown of the Greater Western Ar...

Bamboo Shoots Causes Botulism Outbreak

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there is an outbreak of apparent botulism, which could be due to the consumption of home-preserved// bamboo shoots. It has left more than 150 people sick after festival in northern Thailand. WHO further stated that according to the Thai Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) that 152 people had signs and symptoms consistent with botulism as on March 20...

Cholera Outbreak in Angola: 652 Infected and 22 Dead

An outbreak of cholera was first reported in the Luanda province of Angola on the 13th of February. Since then, nearly 652 cases of cholera// and 22 cholera related deaths have been reported in the state. ....According to the latest health report published by the World Health Organization, 101 new cholera and cases and 4 deaths have been reported over the past 24 hours. 8 municipalities have bee...

Lack of Funds in Sudan-Pathway to Epidemic Outbreaks

World Health Organization (WHO) said that due to lack of funds, Sudan would face adverse health consequences. There is a reduced access to safe water// and healthcare services resulting in a possible significant rise in cases of malaria, meningitis, diarrhea diseases, acute respiratory infections and measles. ..Ala Din Alwan, WHO's representative for health action in crises said that this could...

Bangladesh Ill-Prepared for an Outbreak of Bird Flu

Smuggling of chickens from India into Bangladesh has heightened fears of an outbreak of bird flu in the country. ..In February India had reported cases of the deadly H5N1 strain of the avian flu. // About 105 humans have died in Asia since the outbreak of bird flu in 2003. Over the past two weeks border security guards have seized and culled over100,000 chickens smuggled into Bangladesh from In...

US On Alert After Outbreak Of Corneal Infections

A severe corneal infection, which is linked with contact lens wearers, seems to be on rise in US and health officials are seeing that no stones are unturned in combating it. // The fungal infection is said to be associated with the lens wearers in Asia and has started spreading in America, according to foodconsumer.org. ....The New York state Department of Health has issued an alert in collaborat...

Chikun Guniya Outbreak in 29 Nasik Villages

Maharashtra state Health Directorate officials have confirmed that there has been an outbreak of `chikun guniya', a mosquito-transmitted viral fever in about 29// villages of Nasik district. Around 500 people who showed the symptoms of the disease have been hospitalized. ..Malegon was the worst affected village with two samples of the 18 that were sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV)...

Generous Donation by US Helps to Curb the Outbreak of Measles in Fiji

Recently there is an outbreak of measles in Fiji but so far there have not been any human fatalities. The US has extended its helping hands in an effort// to assist the Ministry of Health. The American Embassy has donated $US120, 000 ($F215, 439) worth of measles vaccines. The World Health Organization’s representative in the South Pacific, Doctor Chen Ken said that there were 70 confirmed cases...

Mumps Outbreak Hits US As CDC Monitors Air Travelers

U.S. Public health officials have voiced concerns about an outbreak of mumps that has hit people in the Midwest with some reporting to have contacted the infection on airline // flights. Iowa reported more than 600 cases of the common childhood illness, which was all but wiped out with the widespread use of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. .."The state of Iowa has been experiencing a la...
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