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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Smallpox is one of the most devastating diseases in the history of mankind. Believed to originate more than three millennia in India or Egypt, epidemics caused by smallpox have decimated...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Gardening seems like it is a pretty safe pastime; however, there are numerous hazards that can be encountered in the garden. You could come across a snake, hurt your back, get sunburn...

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Outbreak News Today’s Robert Herriman will be hosting a World Rabies Day 2021- Livestream event on Facebook Live and YouTube on September 28, 2021 at 5 pm EST. He will be joined by rabies experts...

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In this primer on intestinal nematodes, I look briefly at the life cycles, symptoms and pathology and diagnosis of the common parasites in this group–Enterobius vermicularis, Trichuris trichiura,...

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In this video, I give a review of the common cestodes, or tapeworms that infect people. Hymenolepsis nana, Hymenolepsis diminuta, Taenia solium and saginata, Echinococcus and Diphyllobothrium latum are...

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The most common human helminthic infection, Ascaris sp. have a worldwide distribution. Their highest prevalence is in tropical and subtropical regions, and areas with inadequate sanitation. The larvae...