Epidemiology Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Web Exclusive: Zika and the U.S. mosquito control marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Pest Control

    Editor's Note: As promised in PMP's May "Word on the Web" on the Table of Contents, what follows are highlights from Specialty Consultants' recent industry survey on the mosquito segment, "A Strategic Analysis of the U.S. Mosquito Control Industry." We think you'll find the insights provided by Gary Curl and his team dovetail nicely with our own findings in the 2017 PMP Mosquito Management Survey.

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  2. Growing STD rates in Bell County show no sign of slowing Read Story Heidi AlaghaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | KCEN

    Sexually transmitted diseases in Bell County are on the rise with higher rates than Texas' biggest cities, including Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. According to the most recent report, in 2015, Bell County had the second highest gonorrhea rate and third highest rate of chlamydia in the state of Texas.

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  3. a Sudden infant deaths much more common for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | CBS News

    Why these disparities exist isn't clear. Dr. Alessandro Acosta, a neonatologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami, speculated that socioeconomic, cultural or even biological differences may be to blame.

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  4. Media Advisory: Internal time clocks more important to human health than previously thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | York University

    Out of whack internal biological clocks can have dire effects on human health and have links to cardiovascular disease, cancer, metabolic disorders and mental health. Scientists will present their latest research into biological timekeeping at the Canadian Society for Chronobiology conference this week at York University.

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  5. Fewer SIDS Deaths in U.S., But Racial Gaps RemainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | WebMD

    Researchers who tracked cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome from 1995 through 2013 found that American Indian/Alaska Natives and blacks had double the rate in 2013 compared to whites. Why these disparities exist isn't clear.

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  6. ECDC: CDTR, May 7-13, week 19Read the original story

    Monday May 15 | Crofs Blogs

    The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats.

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  7. Fewer SIDS Deaths in U.S., But Gaps Among Racial Groups RemainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | HON

    Researchers who tracked cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome from 1995 through 2013 found that American Indian/Alaska Natives and blacks had double the rate in 2013 compared to whites. Why these disparities exist isn't clear.

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  8. Fewer SIDS Deaths in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | News Max

    Researchers who tracked cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome from 1995 through 2013 found that American Indian/Alaska Natives and blacks had double the rate in 2013 compared to whites. Why these disparities exist isn't clear.

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  9. Racial and Ethnic Disparities Persist in Sudden Infant DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | News 88.9 KNPR

    American Indian and Alaska Native families are much more likely to have an infant die suddenly and unexpectedly, and that risk has remained higher than in other ethnic groups since public health efforts were launched to prevent sudden infant death syndrome in the 1990s. African-American babies also face a higher risk, a study finds. 1 comment

  10. Science policy: advisory opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | The Big Picture

    "Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency dismissed at least nine scientists from an 18-person scientific advisory board dedicated to reviewing the agency's research and ensuring that its methodology is sound. According to E&E News , several of the fired researchers had been assured just months earlier that their positions on the board would be renewed.

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  11. US Joins Arctic Council In Calling For Action To Curb Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The moves by Tillerson are a departure for a US administration that's questioned the existence of global warming and vows to put "America First". High-level officials from the world's eigh.

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  12. Slowing economy likely to ruffle Bank of England hawks' feathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The Bank of England says a rise in inflation driven by the market turmoil over Brexit is starting to hurt consumers, weakening growth and pushing the central bank to keep its interest rates at record lows. The Bank said this year would be the worst for the pressure on household finances, with wage growth set to pick up over the next three years, while the wider economy will also strengthen.

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  13. Mild winter, wet spring means tick population up in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    A mild winter and wet spring in Oklahoma this year means a higher population of ticks and the sometimes deadly illnesses they can carry. The Tulsa World reports that the Oklahoma State Department of Health has issued a warning alerting Oklahomans to the high number of ticks and risk of disease.

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  14. Ticks are bad this year. What kinds of illness can they give us?Read the original story

    Friday May 12 | Sequoyah County Times

    Ask anyone about spring and summer of 2017 - hunters, hikers, fishers, parents, doctors, entomologists or epidemiologists - and they will tell you ticks are bad this year. "Because of the moisture we're getting and the past three years of mild winters we're going to have a high tick population," said Oklahoma State University entomologist Justin Talley.

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  15. Research networks focus on investigating spread of antimicrobial resistance in humans, animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Medical News

    "Antimicrobial-resistant bacteria pose a complex challenge. This is why Germany, with its German Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy DART2020, is making sustained efforts to protect the health of humans and animals", says BfR President Professor Dr. Dr. Andreas Hensel.

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  16. Possible norovirus incident at Wilson Elementary Friday with nearly 1 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    A high incidence of stomach virus-like symptoms raised the high possibility of a norovirus outbreak at Wilson Elementary Friday, prompting officials to schedule a disinfection of the premises over the weekend. Nearly 30 students - about 10 percent of the school's student population - were home with a stomach virus Friday, said school district spokesman Kevin Morrison.

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  17. Hawaii's confirmed mumps cases grows to 27 for the yearRead the original story

    Friday May 12 | West Hawaii Today

    Hawaii health officials have announced that four new mumps infections are being treated, bringing this year's total to 27 confirmed cases as of Thursday. The new Hawaii cases were reported on Oahu.

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  18. DRC: Team dispatched following Ebola confirmationRead the original story

    Friday May 12 | PressReleasePoint

    One case of Ebola has been confirmed by the World Health Organisation in the Likati health zone of Bas Uele Province in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo. A total of nine cases, including three deaths are so far being investigated.

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  19. At least 3 dead in latest Ebola outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | ABC News

    In this undated colorized transmission electron micrograph file image made available by the CDC shows an Ebola virus virion. Health authorities are investigating nine suspected cases of Ebola in a remote corner of northern Congo, including two deaths, the country's health minister said, May 12, 2017.

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  20. New Ebola case reported in Democratic Republic of CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Bangor Daily News

    The World Health Organization has confirmed that one person among a large group of people infected with hemorrhagic fever in a remote forested part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for the Ebola virus. It is the first case in the country since 2014 and has raised alarms about the possibility of a new epidemic.

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