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A patient has died of mosquito-borne virus in Connecticut

Close up of mosquito sucking blood. Aedes Aegypti mosquito on human skin. Mosquito vector borne disease is carrier of malaria, Zica virus, Chikungunya, Dengue, yellow fever, encephalitis and Mayaro Fever 3/3 SLIDES A Connecticut resident infected with the eastern horse's encephalitis has died in the state's first mortality from the disease since 2013, health officials said. The eastern horse's encephalitis …

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Ebola virus: Tanzania fails to provide details, WHO says

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ebola workers in DR Congo, where the latest outbreak has killed more than 2,000                  The World Health Organization (WHO) has rebuked Tanzania for failing to provide information on possible Ebola virus infections. The WHO said it had learned of one suspected fatal case in Dar es Salaam and two others but despite repeated requests …

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Common pain medication literally turns the woman's blood blue

The term "blue blood" took on a new meaning for a 25-year-old woman who checked into a Rhode Island emergency room with complaints of fatigue and shortness of breath, as well as a more unusual symptom: her blood was turning navy blue. The patient, whose account was documented in a case study in the New England Journal of Medicine, told …

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VAPING ILLNESS: Erie teen in hospital, at ICU with vaping disease

0 Erie teenager in hospital, at ICU with vaping disease ERIE, Pa. – Anthony Mayo had hopes and dreams like many teenagers. But his vaping habit leaves his future uncertain. Doctors say his left lung is 80% congested, and his right 50% congested. "He may have scarred his lungs. He may not be able to join the military now. We …

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The World Health Organization says that Tanzania does not share information about Ebola

DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania has declined to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, said the World Health Organization (WHO), which represents a challenge in efforts to combat the outbreak. Despite several requests "to date, clinical data, results of investigations, possible contacts and potential laboratory tests performed … have not been communicated to the WHO," the UN Health Agency said …

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WHO signals alarm about possible unreported Ebola cases in Tanzania

T The World Health Organization issued an extraordinary statement Saturday which raised concerns about any unreported Ebola cases in Tanzania and called on the country to provide patient samples for testing at an external laboratory. The statement relates to a Tanzanian doctor who died on September 8 after returning to his country from Uganda; she reportedly had ebola-like symptoms. Several …

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Nucleoside modified mRNA encoding HSV-2 glycoproteins C, D and E prevents clinical and subclinical genital herpes

INTRODUCTION Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is a common sexually transmitted infection with 14% prevalence among 15- to 49-year-olds in the United States and 11% globally ( 1 ). Individuals remain infected throughout their lives, with periodic clinical relapses that may be painful or subclinical relapses that risk the transmission of infection to intimate partners and newborns ( 2 …

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Citrus heights: Mosquito species that can carry Zika detection

More about the mosquito that can carry the Zika virus Following the announcement of the first case of travel-associated Zika virus disease in Fresno County, Steve Mulligan, head of the Consolidated Mosquito District, talks about the habits of Aedes aegypti mosquito, which can v At × Following the announcement of the first case of travel-associated Zika virus disease in Fresno …

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