Epidemics

First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 mins ago - 4 reports

[News] Cancer treatment disparities in US patients with HIV

A retrospective, population-based study in the USA has uncovered disparities in cancer treatment related to patients' HIV status. The researchers reported that HIV-positive individuals diagnosed with one of several common cancers were significantly less ... [Published Lancet Oncology - 11 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 37 reports

The Ebola March: Should we be afraid?

There are few health-related phrases which are capable of inducing as much fear and paranoia as “Ebola outbreak”. The current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is the worst in recorded history: it has killed more than 670 people and involves the most deadly ... [Published Daily Maverick - 19 mins ago]
Entities: Ebola, Infectious, Virus
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 3 reports

Ebola Not A Significant Threat To U.S., CDC Says

The deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa is unlikely to spread outside of that region and into the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday (July 28).“No Ebola cases have been reported in the United States and ... [Published Huffington Post - 41 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 4 reports

HIV virus removed from cells for first time

A team of researchers at Temple University for the first time developed a way to extract HIV from human cells in a lab setting. (Public domain image of a scanning electron micrograph of HIV-1 budding, in green, from cultured lymphocyte by the CDC/C. Goldsmith, ... [Published Washington Blade - 56 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

AAP updates recommendations for meningococcal vaccines

18:00, Diseases, Conditions, SyndromesNew recommendations are presented for meningococcal vaccination in a policy statement published online July 28 in Pediatrics.(HealthDay)—New recommendations are presented for meningococcal vaccination in a policy ... [Published Medical Xpress - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 12 reports

PaxVax Secures Up to $62M, Acquires Marketed Typhoid Vaccine

PaxVax Inc. has gathered up to $62 million in debt and equity and acquired a marketed typhoid vaccine that adds to a portfolio of travel and biodefense vaccines now in development.The deal with Crucell Switzerland AG turns PaxVax into a commercial company. ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

4th Miss. Case Of Chikungunya Virus Reported

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is confirming one new case of chikungunya virus in a Mississippi resident. The case occurred in a resident who recently returned from the Dominican Republic.This is the fourth case reported in a Mississippi ... [Published MyFox Memphis - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 8 reports

'Think again': SIUT acquaints people with prevention and treatment of 'silent killer'

Partic­ipants were then taken for hepati­tis virus screen­ing and given a date for the next test.Caught unaware: 80% of the people who have hepatitis do not know that they have it.KARACHI:Five out of every 100 people in Sindh are hepatitis C positive, ... [Published The Express Tribune - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Why doctors — and not Michele Bachmann — are to blame for poor HPV vaccine rates

Whenever the vaccine against the human-papilloma virus (HPV) makes headlines, it's usually because of disagreements between science and religion — or something Michele Bachmann said .Yet according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ... [Published VOX.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 7 reports

‘Protect yourselves against chikungunya’

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Senator Sandrea Falconer, the minister in charge of information, has called on Jamaicans to play their part in preventing the potential spread of chikungunya by destroying the breeding grounds of mosquitoes which spread ... [Published Jamaica Observer - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Chikungunya, Virus
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 11 reports

Ebola Strikes American Doctor As JFK Chief Medic Loses Battle

As the deadly Ebola virus continues to cause more deaths in Liberia, and has now become a full blown crisis, described as one of the deadliest outbreak ever, the virus has struck a lethal blow, attacking an American doctor working here who has been helping ... [Published Individual.com - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Virus, Liberia
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 6 reports

Waging war on hepatitis

While those who don’t have the disease are not aware of the risk factors, and those who are infected are not aware that they can be treated successfully“Despite the magnitude of the illness, viral hepatitis has very low awareness in India. There is  a ... [Published Afternoon Despatch & Courier - 15 hours ago]

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"From people who have been vacationing down in the Caribbean, or South America" said Johnsen
"They'd quarantine a village and it burns itself out. It's self contained. This outbreak has been unusual because that's not happened" he said
"I am deeply shocked by this tragic news. I pray for the family of our colleagues and friends who were on flight MH17”, PANCAP’s Coordinating Unit director, Dereck Springer, stated on the PANCAP Facebook page Monday"
...equipment, like gowns and face masks, that they can use to protect themselves from bloodborne infections," Jacobsen wrote in an email to HuffPost. "Most hospitals in the United States have special isolation units where patients with diseases like Ebola can be kept safely away from other patients, visitors, and staff."

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[News] Cancer treatment disparities in US patie... [Published Lancet Oncology - 11 mins ago]
The Ebola March: Should we be afraid? [Published Daily Maverick - 19 mins ago]
Effectiveness of Mass Media Interventions for H... [Published Comminit - 19 mins ago]
Chikungunya, the Next West Nile? [Published KBTX.com - 19 mins ago]
Are Human Rights Violations Behind the AIDS Epi... [Published Bet.com - 20 mins ago]
Scientists in Galveston trying to create vaccin... [Published KTRK TV - 30 mins ago]
Have a heart to cure ailing livers [Published Millennium Post - 31 mins ago]
PAHO and UNAIDS Convene Meetings in Georgetown ... [Published Caribbean Community Secretariat - 33 mins ago]
PANCAP Partners Collaborate on Development of O... [Published Caribbean Community Secretariat - 33 mins ago]
HIV World is Shocked and Saddened by the Loss o... [Published Caribbean Community Secretariat - 33 mins ago]
Not Encephalitis, but dengue onset... [Published The Echo Of India - 34 mins ago]
BMC campaign continues, many fined [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 36 mins ago]
Ebola Not A Significant Threat To U.S., CDC Says [Published Huffington Post - 41 mins ago]
Cattle health during the dog days of summer: Tr... [Published CattleNetwork.com - 43 mins ago]
HIV virus removed from cells for first time [Published Washington Blade - 56 mins ago]
Dealing With the Ebola Virus Threat [Published This Day Online - 56 mins ago]
Kenya, DRC, Malawi groups win 2014 Red Ribbon A... [Published East African - 56 mins ago]
Lack of funds to affect circumcision [Published East African - 56 mins ago]
Caring Causes 08-14 [Published Nob Hill Gazette - 1 hour ago]
HIV testing for dummies [Published Times Live South Africa - 1 hour ago]
More girls getting HPV Vaccine [Published WGEM.com - 1 hour ago]
AAP updates recommendations for meningococcal v... [Published Medical Xpress - 1 hour ago]
Saskatoon's HIV, hep C rates still above average [Published CTV News - 1 hour ago]
The case against mandatory flu vaccination for ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 1 hour ago]
Is the deadly Ebola virus on the way to the UK? [Published Mirror.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
Dr. Joseph Sonnabend and the Battlefield of AIDS [Published Huffington Post - 1 hour ago]
Dr.Rosmond Adams On Chikungunya Virus Protection [Published NBC Radio - 1 hour ago]
What do we know about Ebola so far? [Published New York Daily News - 1 hour ago]
Anti-cancer drug kicks HIV out of hiding [Published Aarhus Universitet - 1 hour ago]
Do Decision Aids Help Patients Make Difficult C... [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - 1 hour ago]
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Do Decision Aids Help Patients Make Difficult C... [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - 1 hour ago]
(MedPage Today) -- Decision aids designed to help patients make general healthcare choices, such as selecting a treatment location, provide some help, but condition-specific aids may provide the most useful information for patients and families. ...
Here’s What You Need to Know Now About the Ebol... [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
The Ebola outbreak has already led to more than 670 deaths in western Africa, but a man who became ill on a flight from Liberia to Lagos, Africa’s largest city, has raised alarms for public health officials after he later died of the virus. Liberia ...
India: New vaccines for India’s children: A pro... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Source: Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationCountry: India On July 3, 2014, the Prime Minister of India announced that three new vaccines, including an indigenously developed rotavirus vaccine, would be provided to all children in India. The other two vaccines ...
World: Hepatitis: increasing access to diagnosi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Source: World Health Organization, Pan American Health OrganizationCountry: World Washington, D.C., 28 July 2014 (PAHO/WHO) — On World Hepatitis Day, July 28, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) acknowledges stepped-up ...
How Terrifying Is the New Ebola Outbreak? [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 4 hours ago]
Two US aid workers in Liberia recently became the latest victims of an Ebola epidemic that health experts are calling "out of control" and the deadliest outbreak of the virus in history . The disease has a high fatality rate. There have been over ...
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Tribute at Melbourne AIDS conference to commemo... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 19 2014]
First case of painful mosquito-borne virus acqu... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 18 2014]
AIDS Experts Killed in Plane Crash [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
Prominent AIDS researchers killed in Malaysian ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 18 2014]
WHO warns of Ebola spread [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 12 2014]
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HIV clinic-based audio project emphasizes the p... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 23 2014]
Hemispherx Achieves High Ranking in Sensitivity... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 22 2014]
FHI 360 and USAID collaboration provides HIV se... [Published Financial Services - Jul 21 2014]
Ugandan Fishing Communities at High Risk of HIV... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 18 2014]
First Ever Dengue Vaccine Candidate To Show Eff... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 11 2014]
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