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CDC IDs Outbreak Trends Tied to Treated Recreational Water

CDC IDs Outbreak Trends Tied to Treated Recreational Water

HealthDay News — Outbreaks associated with treated recreational water with confirmed infectious etiology are usually caused by Cryptosporidium, Legionella, or Pseudomonas, according to research published in the May 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Michele C. Hlavsa, M.P.H., from the …

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DR Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak ‘under control’

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DR Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak ‘under control’ DR Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak ‘under control’ Credit: CC0 Public Domain The latest Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now under control, the man leading the fight against the disease said on Saturday. Fifty-three people have lost their lives since …

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Keys to controlling a COVID-19 outbreak in a long-term care facility

Test, isolate, communicate: Keys to controlling a COVID-19 outbreak in a long-term care facility

Keys to controlling a COVID-19 outbreak in a long-term care facility Keys to controlling a COVID-19 outbreak in a long-term care facility Residents in long-term care facilities often face a higher risk of developing dangerous complications from COVID-19. They tend to be older, and many have serious health problems already. …

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UN says new polio outbreak in Sudan caused by oral vaccine

UN says new polio outbreak in Sudan caused by oral vaccine

UN says new polio outbreak in Sudan caused by oral vaccine UN says new polio outbreak in Sudan caused by oral vaccine In this Wednesday, April 24, 2013 file photo, a Somali baby receives a polio vaccine at the Medina Maternal Child Health center in Mogadishu, Somalia. Health authorities on …

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Salmonella outbreak linked to peaches has now sickened 78 people

<i>Salmonella</i> outbreak linked to peaches has now sickened 78 people

Salmonella outbreak linked to peaches has now sickened 78 people Salmonella outbreak linked to peaches has now sickened 78 people (HealthDay)—A Salmonella outbreak linked to recalled peaches from Prima Wawona and Wawona Packing Co. LLC has now sickened 78 people in 12 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and …

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New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown as virus outbreak persists

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New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown as virus outbreak persists New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown as virus outbreak persists Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday extended a lockdown in New Zealand’s largest city, saying more time was needed to ensure a stubborn cluster of coronavirus infections was …

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‘Worrying’ coronavirus outbreak at French naturist resort

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‘Worrying’ coronavirus outbreak at French naturist resort ‘Worrying’ coronavirus outbreak at French naturist resort Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain French regional health authorities on Sunday said there had been a “very worrying” outbreak of coronavirus at a naturist holiday resort on France’s Mediterranean coast, with some 100 holidaymakers so far testing …

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West Nile virus outbreak claims two lives in Spain

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West Nile virus outbreak claims two lives in Spain West Nile virus outbreak claims two lives in Spain Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain An outbreak of West Nile virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, has claimed the lives of two people in southern Spain and left 23 others in hospital, local …

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Ebola cases climb to 100 in latest DR Congo outbreak

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Ebola cases climb to 100 in latest DR Congo outbreak Ebola cases climb to 100 in latest DR Congo outbreak Ebola virus. Credit: NIAID One hundred cases of Ebola have been recorded in DR Congo’s northwest in less than three months, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday as it …

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