Epidemiology Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Florida tests more than 200 residents in Zika probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Peninsula

    CHICAGO: Health authorities in Florida have tested about 200 people for the Zika virus as part of the state's investigation of two possible cases of infections not related to travel to a region hit by an outbreak, officials said on Friday. Florida's health department this week began looking into what may be the first cases in the United States of Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that has spread rapidly through Latin America and the Caribbean, caused by the bite of a local mosquito.

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  2. Rabbit in Montezuma County tests positive for tularemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Cortez Journal News

    For The JournalThe Montezuma County Public Health Department reported on Wednesday that a local rabbit has tested positive for tularemia, but so far, no human cases have been reported in the county.According to Lauri Wood, epidemiologist for MCPHD, there have been no reports of human cases of tularemia, often know as rabbit...

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  3. 2nd possible non-travel Zika case investigated in FloridaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | GantDaily.com

    Health officials are investigating a possible non-travel-related case of Zika virus in Broward County, Florida, the state Department of Health said Thursday. This individual has not traveled to an area where the virus is circulating.

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  4. Hawaii health agency faces challenge in Hepatitis A outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KRON 4

    Frustrated Hawaii health officials say they have faced a number of challenges trying to identify the source of a hepatitis A outbreak that has affected at least 74 people on the island of Oahu. "It's not as feasible as a lot of people might think," state epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park said of finding the source.

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  5. Large swarm of West Nile mosquitoes in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Newms360.com

    The Mississippi State Department of Health has identified an unusually large swarm of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus in Hinds County. Out of the 13 mosquito trappings conducted in Hinds County and in Jackson, 11 of those have been found to contain mosquitoes carrying the virus.

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  6. The Alcohol-Cancer Link Is 'Strong,' One Expert WarnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Time

    In a commentary piece, a researchers looks at the existing research and concludes that drinking alcohol is linked to 7 kinds of cancer In a commentary section of the journal Addiction called "For Debate," a New Zealand researcher warns that alcohol has been strongly linked to at least seven different types of cancer. Jennie Connor, an epidemiologist and the author of the commentary, reviewed epidemiological and biological research on alcohol and cancer and concludes that the evidence is strong that alcohol consumption is a cause of cancer.

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  7. EpiCast Report: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2025: New Research ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | SBWire

    ... Get More Details on this Report and a Full Table of Contents at EpiCast Report: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2025 For this analysis, GlobalData epidemiologists used data from large comprehensive healthcare databases and ...

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  8. If A Vaccine For Zika Is Developed, Will It Be Freely Available To Everybody?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Medical Daily

    Most governments already factor in this difference and have specific policy guidelines and even laws to help fund mass immunizations campaigns. An international two-tier pricing structure ensures that vaccine costs in poorer countries are far lower than those in their wealthier counterparts.

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  9. South Bend boy dies of bacterial meningitisRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    South Bend, Ind. - Authorities say a 12-year-old South Bend boy has died from bacterial meningitis.

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  10. #AIDS2016: HIV and hypertension a growing problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Iol.co.za

    Yet there is not enough information about how HIV and common non-communicable diseases such as hypertension and diabetes interact, or how medicines to treat them interact. This is according to Dr Tolu Oni, from the University of Cape Town, who is investigating the "collision" between HIV and NCDs.

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  11. , News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds Pipestone, MN 56164Read the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Pipestone County Star

    The leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers is radon exposure and many in Pipestone County may be getting more than is considered safe. The Minnesota Department of Health recently launched an online radon portal that offers everything residents need to know about the gas that occurs naturally in Minnesota soils and invades homes and other buildings through cracks or openings in walls or foundations.

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  12. West Nile dangers this summer in Hinds CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A warning from the State Health Department says take extra precautions because of an unusually high number of Mosquitoes this summer. Health officials recommend you keep mosquito repellent with DEET with you when you are outdoors .

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  13. Second possible local Zika infection reported in South FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Stars and Stripes

    A second suspected case of mosquito-borne Zika infection was reported in Broward County on Thursday, two days after the Florida Department of Health announced a similar case in Miami-Dade - making South Florida the potential epicenter for the nation's first local outbreak of the infectious disease. In response to the second case, Florida Surgeon General Celeste Philip requested that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention send a medical epidemiologist to help with the investigation.

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  14. Zika in Florida: 2nd possible non-travel case investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WTVR Richmond

    Health officials are investigating a possible non-travel related case of Zika virus in Broward County, Florida, the Florida Department of Health said Thursday. This individual has not traveled to an area where the virus is circulating.

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  15. Diversity Day Celebration - Tuesday, August 10, 2010, Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2012 | US Consumer Product Safety Commission

    Good morning everyone. What a wonderful celebration today. Let's all give a round of applause to Kathy and the diversity day team that put this event together.

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  16. No mosquitoes in Miami-Dade have tested positive for Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Miami Herald

    Florida officials are investigating the nation's first possible case of mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission, identified this week in Miami-Dade County, where at least 89 people have contracted the disease this year. No mosquitoes in Miami-Dade have tested positive for the virus.

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  17. School-aged girl diagnosed with rare life-threatening hantavirus...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    The school-aged child had contact with rodent-infested buildings, according to a statement issued by the state's Department of Health on Wednesday. State epidemiologist Jill Baber says people should be mindful of the 'presence or evidence' of rodents when cleaning, especially in rural areas.

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  18. Baby teeth contain clues about early exposure to toxinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Denver Post

    Baby teeth may soon be worth a lot more than the sentimental value they offer nostalgic parents. It turns out that these teeth store a unique type of health record, with the potential to reveal everything that an individual has been exposed to, including environmental toxins such as lead and pesticides, and stress hormones produced by the baby in utero.

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  19. Child in northeast North Dakota diagnosed with rare, potentially deadly hantavirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Fox News

    Health officials in North Dakota say a child in the northeast part of the state has been hospitalized with the rare and potentially deadly hantavirus disease. The viral infection causes severe lung disease.

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  20. baskinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WTEN-TV Albany

    "That's why we only have one person working now, because it's really that slow," Baskin-Robbins employee Erika Espiritu said. On July 12, the Hawaii State Department of Health announced that anyone who ate at Baskin-Robbins at Waikele Center between June 17 and July 3, 2016 , may have been exposed to hepatitis A. "The toughest part is having to take in all the harassment because I worked the - I might tear up - I worked the next morning and people would call and say mean stuff, and you just have to take it in, because you can't control what people think," Espiritu said.

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