Anthrax

North Korea's chemical warfare capabilities External link

Source country piratefm Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:33:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [Anthrax] weapon[1]; weapons[8]; anthrax[1]; International[1]; showed[1];

Entities: Kim Jong-Nam[1]; Kim Jong-un[2];

Other categories: Radiological threats; Warfare; Nerve agents; V agents; Chemical threats;

We tend to focus on North Korea's nuclear threat and its visible, increasingly successful missile tests, but Kim Jong-Un also possesses one of the world's largest stockpiles of chemical weapons. The country's chemical arsenal ranks third, behind the US and Russia, according to the Nuclear Threat Initiative project....

Latest Weekly Infectious Disease Report External link

Source country hpsc Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:03:00 AM CET | info [other]

HPSC - Weekly Infectious Disease Report Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases reported in Ireland via the Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting (CIDR) system for: Week 7, 2017 (Notification Period: 12/02/2017 - 18/02/2017) Data are Provisional Report produced by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre on 22/02/2017 Notes: a....

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Brucellosis

Latest Weekly Infectious Disease Report External link

Source country hpsc Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:03:00 AM CET | info [other]

HPSC - Weekly Infectious Disease Report Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases reported in Ireland via the Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting (CIDR) system for: Week 7, 2017 (Notification Period: 12/02/2017 - 18/02/2017) Data are Provisional Report produced by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre on 22/02/2017 Notes: a....

Canarias es declarada como zona 'oficialmente indemne' de tuberculosis bovina External link

Source country europapress Friday, February 24, 2017 1:23:00 PM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Brucellosis] brucelosis[2];

Other categories: Tuberculosis; Bovine Tuberculosis; Brucella; Mycobacterium; Bacteria;

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 24 Feb. (EUROPA PRESS) - La Unión Europea ha declarado a Canarias como zona 'oficialmente indemne' de tuberculosis bovina, por lo que el archipiélago se convierte así en la primera Comunidad Autónoma que cuenta con este reconocimiento que se produce como consecuencia de que.......

Canaries is declared as' area officially free 'bovine-tuberculosis-free

Santa CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 24 Feb. (Europa Press) - the European Union has declared to the canary islands as' zone 'officially free of bovine tuberculosis, for what the archipelago thus becomes the first autonomous community with this recognition that occurs as a result of that....

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Equine encephalitis

[Personal View] Epidemic arboviral diseases: priorities for research and public health External link

Source country lancet Thursday, February 23, 2017 7:45:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [Equineencephalitis] Japanese encephalitis[2]; equine[1]; equine encephalitis[1]; encephalitis[3]; Venezuelan equine encephalitis[1];

Other categories: in vitro diagnostic devices; Dengue Fever; Yellow Fever; Encephalitis; Zika Virus; Epidemic; Malaria; Viral Encephalitis; Chikungunya; Japanese Encephalitis; Japanese Encephalitis; Other Zoonoses; Viruses; zika filter for ECDC;

The co-circulation of multiple aedes-transmitted diseases with similar epidemiology, which often result in clinically indistinguishable febrile syndromes, underscores a desperate need for point-of-care diagnostic tests that can differentiate between them....

El Ica adelanta en el Huila un ciclo de vacunación contra encefalitis equina External link

Source country rcnradio Tuesday, February 21, 2017 10:38:00 PM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Equineencephalitis] encefalitis equina[3]; encefalitis[3]; equina[3]; equinos[3];

Other categories: Encephalitis; Vaccination;

El Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario en el Huila, adelanta un ciclo de vacunación contra la encefalitis equina venezolana en la zona sur del departamento, con el objetivo de suministrar este biológico a más de 1.500 equinos. El director ejecutivo del Ica seccional Huila Tito Alberto Suarez manifestó.......

The Ica brought forward in Huila a cycle of non-vaccinating equine encephalitis

The colombian agricultural institute in Huila, put forward a cycle of vaccination against the venezuelan equine encephalitis in the area south of the department, with the aim of providing this biológico to more than 1,500 horses. The executive director of the Ica seccional Huila Tito Alberto Suarez said....

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Hendra virus

STOTINE ŠIŠMIŠA ‘SKUHANO’ DO SMRTI: Drveće i livade preplavljene mrtvim životinjama u australskom toplinskom valu External link

Source country net Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:17:00 PM CET | info [en] [other]

Trigger words: [HendraVirus] Hendra virus[1];

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Tijekom proteklog je vikenda u Australiji bilo pakleno vruće. Dok su se prodavači klimatskih uređaja veselili, žestoke ljetne vrućine imale su katastrofalne posljedice na populaciju sivoglavih velikih šišmiša. Više od 700 ovih gigantskih šišmiša umrlo je od posljedica vrućina u dijelovima Južne Australije i Novog Južnog Walesa....

Gigantic Bats Are Dying Upside Down, Making Australia's Heatwave Look Like a Horror Movie External link

Source country gizmodo Sunday, February 12, 2017 4:01:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [HendraVirus] Hendra virus[1];

Entities: Scott Morrison[1]; Shane Fitzsimmons[1]; Liberal Parti[1];

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If you’ve ever seen Australia’s grey-headed flying fox, you know that they’re absolutely terrifying. With an average wingspan of over 3 feet, these threatened animals are sometimes called megabats. But you haven’t really seen terrifying until you’ve seen the flying fox dying by the hundreds, which is precisely what’s happening Down Under right now....

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Leishmaniasis

Researchers discover promising target for treatment of leishmaniasis External link

Source country newsmedical Saturday, February 25, 2017 1:18:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [Leishmaniasis] leishmaniasis[5];

Entities: Oswaldo Cruz[1]; Philip Scott[1];

Other categories: Other Zoonoses; Artificial Tissues Adverse Effects;

Quotes... Quotes in this article

Philip Scott said: "This is a neglected tropical disease, so it can be difficult to get the investment needed to develop new therapies,"

Each year, about 2 million people contract leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease transmitted by the bite of a sand fly. The cutaneous form of the disease results in disfiguring skin ulcers that may take months or years to heal and in rare cases can become metastatic, causing major tissue damage....

[Correspondence] Global burden of cutaneous leishmaniasis External link

Source country lancet Friday, February 24, 2017 2:17:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [Leishmaniasis] Leishmaniasis[1]; leishmaniasis[8];

Other categories: WHO; Other Zoonoses; Public Health Migrants;

2 it can be seen that we cite both of these landmark studies (see references 4 and 19). Additionally, our scientific literature search included other sources that contributed even larger amounts of data such as WHO Leishmaniasis Country Profiles and national hospital inpatient registries (for Brazil, Mexico, Ecuador, the UK, Austria, and the USA)....

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Leptospirosis

Latest Weekly Infectious Disease Report External link

Source country hpsc Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:03:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [Leptospirosis] Disease[10]; Leptospirosis[2]; Syndrome[2]; Leptospira[1]; Diseases[7]; fever[10]; disease[16]; diseases[4];

Other categories: TSE; Poliomyelitis; Syphilis; Brucellosis; AIDS-HIV; Pneumococcal Infection; Trichomoniasis; Coronavirus Infection; Swine Flu; Respiratory Syndrome; Enterotoxin; Antimicrobial resist; Meningitis; SARS; Hepatitis B; Shigellosis; Botulism; Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease; Trichinella; Trichomonosis; Cryptosporidiosis; Rotavirus; Hepatitis C; Smallpox; Echinococcosishydatidosis; Zika Virus; Encephalitis; Viral Encephalitis; Giardiasis; Cytomegalovirus; Cholera Infection; Gonorrhea; Rickettsiosis; Malaria; Hepatitis A; Lymphogranuloma; Echinococcus; Chlamydia Infection; Escherichia coli Infection; Q Fever; Yellow Fever; Hepatitis E; Salmonellosis; Chikungunya; Herpes Simplex Virus; Toxoplasma; Campylobacter Infection; Lyme disease; Leprosy; Gonococcal; Haemophilus influenzae Infection; Anthrax; Communicable disease; Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection; West Nile Disease; Food-borne; Herpes; Typhoid Fever; Tuberculosis; Rubella; Legionellosis; Ireland Official Sources; All Official Sources; Toxins; Bacillus; Brucella; Clostridium; Enterococcus; Escherichia; Klebsiella; Leptospira; Listeria; Mycobacterium; Shigella; Staphylococcus; Streptococcus; Vibrio; Yersinia; Coxiella; Echinococcus; Giardia; Toxoplasma; Trichinella; Prions; Hepatitis virus; Herpes virus; HIV; Rotavirus; West Nile virus; Campylobacter; Salmonella; Other Zoonoses; Bacteria; Parasites; Viruses;

HPSC - Weekly Infectious Disease Report Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases reported in Ireland via the Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting (CIDR) system for: Week 7, 2017 (Notification Period: 12/02/2017 - 18/02/2017) Data are Provisional Report produced by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre on 22/02/2017 Notes: a....

Períodos de chuva aumentam o risco de contaminação por leptospirose External link

Source country saude-pr-gov-br Friday, February 24, 2017 8:36:00 PM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Leptospirosis] leptospirose[6];

Other categories: Medicinal Products;

Matérias da SESA 24/02/2017 Períodos de chuva aumentam o risco de contaminação por leptospirose A Secretaria de Estado da Saúde alerta para o risco de aumento de casos de leptospirose em períodos de chuvas intensas. Transmitida por uma bactéria presente principalmente na urina dos ratos, a infecção.......

Part-sessions increase the risk of rain leptospirose contamination

Substances of SESA 24/02/2017 periods of rain increase the risk of contamination by leptospirose the secretary of state for health alert to the risk of more cases of leptospirosis in periods of heavy rain. Transmitted by A bacterium this mainly in the urine of rats, infection....

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Nipah virus

Viren-Alarm! : Vor diesen drei Erregern haben Forscher besonders große Angst External link

Source country mopo Monday, January 23, 2017 10:33:00 PM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Mers, Lassa-Fieber und Nipah – in diesen Viren sehen Forscher die medizinischen Herausforderungen. Auch deshalb hat sich nun eine neue Allianz gegründet , die die Entwicklung von Impfstoffen gegen gefährliche Erreger beschleunigen soll. Das Projekt wurde von Microsoft-Gründer Bill Gates, der.......

Viren-alarm!: before these three pathogens have researchers particularly great fear

Mers, Lassa-Fieber and Nipah respective – in these viruses see researchers the medical challenges. That is also why has now set up a new alliance, the development of vaccines against dangerous pathogens to speed up. The project was of microsoft founder Bill Gates, the....

Viren-Alarm : Vor diesen drei Erregern haben Forscher besonders große Angst Gegen die Erreger existiert weder eine Impfung noch sind geeignete Maßnahm External link

Source country mopo Monday, January 23, 2017 3:52:00 PM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Mers, Lassa-Fieber und Nipah – in diesen Viren sehen Forscher die medizinischen Herausforderungen. Auch deshalb hat sich nun eine neue Allianz gegründet , die die Entwicklung von Impfstoffen gegen gefährliche Erreger beschleunigen soll. Das Projekt wurde von Microsoft-Gründer Bill Gates, der.......

Viren-alarm: before these three pathogens have researchers particularly great fear against the agents exists neither a vaccination still appropriate m

Mers, Lassa-Fieber and Nipah respective – in these viruses see researchers the medical challenges. That is also why has now set up a new alliance, the development of vaccines against dangerous pathogens to speed up. The project was of microsoft founder Bill Gates, the....

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Yersinia Pestis (Plague)

Rutto 'not in a hurry' to back presidential candidate after Kanu fronts Uhuru External link

Source country thestarkenya Friday, February 24, 2017 8:08:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [YersiniaPestis] Rutto[6];

Entities: Chama Cha[1]; Raila Odinga[1]; Uhuru Kenyatta[1]; Gideon Moi[2]; Nick Salat[1];

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Nick Salat said (about Uhuru Kenyatta) : "It has been agreed that Kanu will support Uhuru in the poll. This was after wide consultation,"

Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto has said he is not in a hurry to endorse anyone for the presidency ahead of the August 8 polls. The CCM leader said unlike other parties that have already shown their interest, his outfit "has not reached that stage yet". "It is not urgent....

Registration Decision RD2017-05, Cyazofamid External link

Source country hc-sc Friday, February 24, 2017 5:31:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [YersiniaPestis] Pest[4];

Other categories: Bacteria;

. Pest Management Regulatory Agency 24 February 2017 ISSN: 1925-0940 (PDF version) Catalogue number: H113-25/2017-5E-PDF (PDF version) Help on accessing alternative formats, such as Portable Document Format ( Registration Decision Statement for Cyazofamid....

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Rabies

O'Fallon Progress External link

Source country bnd Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:19:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [Rabies] politics[1]; dogs[1]; rabies[1]; epidemic[1];

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The O’Fallon, IL Township High School girls bowling team finished in fourth place at the IHSA state tournament at Cherry Bowl in Rockford. OTHS missed out a team medal by just 50 pins. O’Fallon is located near St. Louis, MO, in the metro-east area of southern Illinois....

Rabies Alert issued for Indiantown External link

Source country wptv Saturday, February 25, 2017 4:58:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [Rabies] Rabies[2]; rabies[6]; dog[3];

Entities: Martin County[6];

Other categories: Rabies; Feed; Viruses;

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. - A Rabies Alert has been issued for Indiantown, after a domestic dog tested positive, According to the owner, the dog was not vaccinated and was kept outside. The dog became sick after being scratched or bitten by an unknown animal....

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Toxoplasma

Latest Weekly Infectious Disease Report External link

Source country hpsc Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:03:00 AM CET | info [other]

HPSC - Weekly Infectious Disease Report Statutory Notifications of Infectious Diseases reported in Ireland via the Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting (CIDR) system for: Week 7, 2017 (Notification Period: 12/02/2017 - 18/02/2017) Data are Provisional Report produced by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre on 22/02/2017 Notes: a....

Feline Friday: Cat ownership not linked to mental health problems, study says External link

Source country wqad Friday, February 24, 2017 9:43:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [Toxoplasma] Toxoplasma[2]; Toxoplasmosis[1]; toxoplasmosis[4];

Other categories: Toxoplasma; Parasites;

Published in the medical journal Psychological Medicine, the new study is the first to prospectively look at childhood cat ownership and the infection of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii as a risk factor for psychosis. House cats are known to be the primary host of T....

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Yellow Fever

Brazil: Yellow fever – Brazil: Disease Outbreak News, 24 February 2017 External link

Source country reliefWeb Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:33:00 AM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [YellowFever] cases[7]; virus[1]; yellow fever[19]; outbreak[5]; confirmed[5]; epidemiological[3]; deaths[1]; Yellow fever[1]; epidemics[1]; fatality[1]; confirmation[2]; Outbreak[1]; suspected[4]; case[2];

Entities: World Health Organization[1];

Other categories: Epidemic; Dengue Fever; Chikungunya; Travel Health; WHO; Zika Virus; Vaccination; Insecticides; zika filter for ECDC;

From 1 December 2016 to 22 February 2017, a total of 1336 cases of yellow fever infection (292 confirmed, 920 suspected, and 124 discarded), including 215 deaths (101 confirmed, 109 suspected, 5 discarded), have been detected in six states (Bahia, Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Norte, São Paulo, and Tocantins)....

SVS promove reunião sobre diagnóstico laboratorial para febre amarela External link

Source country portalsaude Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:23:00 AM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [YellowFever] febre amarela[2];

Entities: Ezequiel Dias[1]; Adolfo Lutz[1];

Other categories:

A Secretaria de Vigilância em Saúde (SVS) do Ministério da Saúde coordenou durante toda a quinta-feira (23) uma ampla reunião para discutir os aspectos operacionais para o diagnóstico laboratorial de febre amarela. A reunião teve por objetivo buscar o aprimoramento do diagnóstico laboratorial tanto.......

Svs promotes meeting on laboratory diagnosis for yellow fever

The registry surveillance in health (SVS) ministry of health coordinated throughout the Thursday (23) A broad meeting to discuss the operational details for the laboratory diagnosis of yellow fever. The meeting had the purpose for improving the laboratory diagnosis both....

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