Search Results for “avian” – Outbreak News Today http://outbreaknewstoday.com Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:59:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.3 Editor of Outbreak News Today, Robert Herriman interviews expert guests on the topics of infectious diseases, research, medicine and health. Robert Herriman clean Robert Herriman outbreaknews1@gmail.com outbreaknews1@gmail.com (Robert Herriman) The Global Dispatch, Inc Outbreak News Interviews Search Results for “avian” – Outbreak News Today http://outbreaknewstoday.com/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/Outbreak-News-Interviews-1400x1400.jpg http://outbreaknewstoday.com Tampa, Florida Mumps outbreaks on US East Coast universities http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mumps-outbreaks-on-us-east-coast-universities-99112/ http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mumps-outbreaks-on-us-east-coast-universities-99112/#respond Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:01:16 +0000 http://outbreaknewstoday.com/?p=40383 By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this news brief, I look at several US East Coast universities and colleges reporting mumps outbreaks in recent weeks. I look at the schools that span from South Carolina to Pennsylvania–the College of Charleston, Elon University, High Point University, Ferrum College and Moravian College. I also go over some basics on mumps […]

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Vietnam dengue update, Dengue forecasting system http://outbreaknewstoday.com/vietnam-dengue-update-dengue-forecasting-system-32895/ http://outbreaknewstoday.com/vietnam-dengue-update-dengue-forecasting-system-32895/#respond Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:09:21 +0000 http://outbreaknewstoday.com/?p=39516 By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Vietnam dengue update In an update on the dengue fever situation in Vietnam, an additional 8,970 dengue cases reported from 54 out of 63 provinces including 4 deaths during the week ending July 27. This brings the total cases in the country to 124,751 cases with 15 deaths. This is an 3.3-fold increase […]

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Ebola update: South Kivu situation, Funding for vaccine, Case count http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ebola-update-south-kivu-situation-funding-for-vaccine-case-count-94310/ http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ebola-update-south-kivu-situation-funding-for-vaccine-case-count-94310/#respond Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:14:45 +0000 http://outbreaknewstoday.com/?p=39498 By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews South Kivu In Mwenga, four confirmed cases were reported after two individuals (mother and child) had contact with a confirmed case in Beni before travelling south. The father of the child was subsequently confirmed positive as was a co-patient in a community health facility where the first case initially sought care. Read more […]

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Philippines dengue: Iloilo Governor hospitalized, Calls to lift Dengvaxia ban, Iligan state of calamity http://outbreaknewstoday.com/philippines-dengue-iloilo-governor-hospitalized-calls-to-lift-dengvaxia-ban-iligan-state-of-calamity-83772/ http://outbreaknewstoday.com/philippines-dengue-iloilo-governor-hospitalized-calls-to-lift-dengvaxia-ban-iligan-state-of-calamity-83772/#respond Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:49:55 +0000 http://outbreaknewstoday.com/?p=39485 By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. Arthur Defensor Jr., the governor of Iloilo, who was hospitalized over the week for suspected dengue fever has returned to work Monday. “I was told that dengue fever starts when you are feeling weak, and knowing that I was exposed (to the vector), I said I will have […]

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Hantavirus: Washoe County reports 2nd case in a week http://outbreaknewstoday.com/hantavirus-washoe-county-reports-2nd-case-in-a-week-26125/ http://outbreaknewstoday.com/hantavirus-washoe-county-reports-2nd-case-in-a-week-26125/#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:29:12 +0000 http://outbreaknewstoday.com/?p=39467 By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a recent report, the Washoe County Health District is reporting a second hantavirus case in recent days. The second Washoe County resident has died becoming the second fatal case of hantavirus since 2017 in the county. “Although hantavirus is extremely rare, when it does occur, the disease can be […]

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Oregon measles: Most cases reported since 1991, New outbreak in Clackamas and Multnomah counties http://outbreaknewstoday.com/oregon-measles-most-cases-reported-since-1991-new-outbreak-in-clackamas-and-multnomah-counties-56948/ http://outbreaknewstoday.com/oregon-measles-most-cases-reported-since-1991-new-outbreak-in-clackamas-and-multnomah-counties-56948/#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:43:21 +0000 http://outbreaknewstoday.com/?p=39465 By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Oregon are reporting 23 measles cases through August, the most since 1991, when the state identified nearly 100 cases of measles. Most recently health officials are responding to a new outbreak of measles in Clackamas and Multnomah counties, where authorities have identified nine cases since the beginning of July. None […]

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Measles in the UK: ‘Elimination status’ is lost http://outbreaknewstoday.com/measles-in-the-uk-elimination-status-is-lost-55032/ http://outbreaknewstoday.com/measles-in-the-uk-elimination-status-is-lost-55032/#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 09:43:15 +0000 http://outbreaknewstoday.com/?p=39462 By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Public Health England (PHE) reported yesterday that due to several reasons, the United Kingdom has lost it’s WHO measles elimination status. In 2017 the World Health Organization declared that the UK had eliminated measles. However, that elimination status has not been maintained. WHO defines measles elimination as the absence of circulating […]

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Ukraine: Measles update, New tetanus case in Lviv http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ukraine-measles-update-new-tetanus-case-in-lviv-65971/ http://outbreaknewstoday.com/ukraine-measles-update-new-tetanus-case-in-lviv-65971/#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:50:44 +0000 http://outbreaknewstoday.com/?p=39460 By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Measles update The Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine reported an additional 203 measles cases this past week, 138 adults and 65 children. Most of the new cases were reported in the Kyiv, Odessa, Chernivtsi  and Kharkiv areas. Since the beginning of the year, 57,301 people became ill with […]

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Florida hepatitis A outbreak rises by 72 cases http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-hepatitis-a-outbreak-rises-by-72-cases-84807/ http://outbreaknewstoday.com/florida-hepatitis-a-outbreak-rises-by-72-cases-84807/#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:34:09 +0000 http://outbreaknewstoday.com/?p=39458 By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Florida state health officials reported an additional 72 hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the outbreak total since January 2018 to 2,814 cases. In addition, 31 deaths have been reported through July 31. Since the beginning of the year, Pasco (374), Pinellas (344) and Volusia (208) counties have reported the most cases. Florida […]

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Philippines update: Polio vaccine coverage, TB response and dengue epidemic http://outbreaknewstoday.com/philippines-update-polio-vaccine-coverage-tb-response-and-dengue-epidemic-56997/ http://outbreaknewstoday.com/philippines-update-polio-vaccine-coverage-tb-response-and-dengue-epidemic-56997/#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:04:32 +0000 http://outbreaknewstoday.com/?p=39456 By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Polio The Philippines has been declared polio-free since October 2000. However, the country is currently at high-risk for poliovirus transmission. For the past years, vaccination coverage for the third dose of the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) has fallen below 95%, the target required to ensure population protection against polio; the surveillance on Acute […]

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