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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Bacteriophages – viruses that kill bacteria–were successfully used for the first time to treat an antibiotic-resistant Mycobacterium abscessus  lung infection to allow a cystic...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 On today’s livestream I’ll be looking at the situation with hepatitis of unknown origin in children worldwide, MERS in Qatar, the latest from North Korea state media on...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 In this news report, I look the avian influenza situation in the US, which just got more pertinent this week with the first human detection in Colorado. Mexico: First human rabies...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 In this news report, I examine the situation with the sharp rise in dengue fever in the southeast Asian country of Timor-Leste. Australia: Melioidosis increase reported in Top End Mexico:...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Australia has been tackling a Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) outbreak in recent months where dozens of human cases and scores of piggeries have been affected. It is also the first...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 In early March, the Israel Ministry of Health reported on a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) case in an unvaccinated child from Jerusalem. Since then, a number...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States decreased during the early months of the...

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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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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Chagas disease is also known as “American Trypanosomiasis.” It’s caused by a blood parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi, which is transmitted by kissing bugs. Chagas disease affects...