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NewsDesk @bactiman63 The situation in Shanghai, China, a city of some 26 million people, continues to grow dire and has finally opened up the eyes of those who endorsed zero-COVID-19 policies over the...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 This video demonstrates a rabies necropsy performed on a dog that bit a person. Note: Some viewers may find the video disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised. ...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates there are 59,000 human deaths annually in over 150 countries, with 95% of cases occurring in Africa and Asia, and this is likely a underestimation. Rabies...

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Nipah virus (NiV) is an emerging and serious viral zoonotic disease that carries with it a high case fatality rate (in the ballpark of 70% or more). NiV is an enveloped RNA virus and along with Hendra...

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The men from La Plata, Buenos Aires Province have contracted the viral disease, hantavirus, according to a Clarin report (computer translated). The three men are currently hospitalized for their illness. The...

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Zambian Fisheries and Livestock officials announced there is a anthrax outbreak in cattle currently affecting five districts in Western Province, according to a Times of Zambia report. Minister Michael...

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In the past two-plus months, Zimbabwe has seen an outbreak of typhoid fever that has resulted in more than 2200 suspected cases and at least nine deaths, according to local media. According to Health...

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Officials in the Zimbabwe capital of Harare have confirmed the death of a 12-year-old girl due to likely typhoid, according to local media reports. In addition to the fatality, Council spokesperson Michael...

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In a case report published recently in the British Medical Journal, the authors describe an unusual case of hepatitis apparently brought on by binge drinking energy drinks. The report summary notes: A...

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A non-virulent variant of the deadly Vibrio cholerae O1 strain has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years, with the potential to become virulent through gene transfer...