Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Jan. 19 through Jan. 25:
South African health officials issued a warning for travellers returning from the southern African region because of the risk of a number of infectious diseases that could be contracted.
The 4th top post of the week was about a study where researchers successfully used two methods to detect prions in skin samples collected from inoculated rodents. The study provides the first proof-of-concept evidence that readily accessible skin samples could be used to detect prion disease early—before clinical symptoms appear.
One of our periodic blog posts of interesting news going on across the globe.
Early last week, we reported on an update on the large hantavirus outbreak in southern Argentina.
As the nation watches the measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington, this website does it’s best to keep up on the latest developments in the outbreak health authorities have said, “I don’t see this ending anytime soon”.
The latest: Measles outbreak jumps to 30 confirmed cases
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