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NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Director General of Public Health of Mauritania, Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Eel Mahmoud reported that on February 13, 2022, the Ministry of Health was notified of two cases of Crimean-Congo...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 My guest today writes, “In many places around the world, malaria is closely linked to illegal gold mining” in a recent article in the BMC blog, BugBitten titled, “A story of...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2006, a team from Johns Hopkins University which included Tom Inglesby, Jennifer Nuzzo and the late, great smallpox eradicator and former dean of what is now the Johns...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In previous interviews, I’ve looked at the topic of what is a clinical laboratory scientist during the annual Lab Week observance. Today, I want to narrow the topic...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Whooping cough, or pertussis was one of the most common childhood diseases and a major cause of childhood mortality in the United States in the last century. Before the...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Colombian Army reported an outbreak of the parasitic disease, Chagas disease, which infected a number of soldiers at a military base in Cesar, in northern...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In today’s video, I go over a recent paper that discusses a number of viral, bacterial and prion diseases that have been linked to certain religious and non-religious...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this post, an annual tradition, I want to recognize the Top 10 most popular posts of the year on the website based on the amount of traffic received starting at number...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On November 24, 2021, South Africa reported the identification of a new SARS-CoV-2 variant, B.1.1.529, to the World Health Organization (WHO). B.1.1.529 was first detected...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Mutations happen with viruses all the time and the Omicron COVID-19 variant is the latest and is receiving a lot of media attention. Today is December 1, 2021, a very...