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8 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado aid groups cancel trips to African nations where Ebola rages

The rapidly spreading West African Ebola outbreak is sending shudders through Colorado's missionary and health care organizations accustomed to fighting deadly disease under primitive conditions.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Non-Profit, Health, Medicine, Nursing

9 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

Local gov't minister pleads attitudinal change to tackle poor sanitation

Local Government Minister, Julius Debrah, says the general public must take some of the blame for the country's appalling sanitation problem, insisting Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies are not the only culprits..

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Related Topix: Ghana, Health

13 hrs ago | CBS News

Florida officials warn of deadly vibrio bacteria

Sarasota County health officials have issued a warning against eating raw oysters and exposing open wounds to coastal and inland waters after one person died this week and another was sickened by a flesh-eating bacteria.

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Related Topix: Sarasota County, FL, Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, Life, Food, Seafood, St. Petersburg, FL

15 hrs ago | Free Republic

Forget Ebola, Florida Issues "Flesh-Eating Bacteria" Public Health Warning

As Ebola spreads mercilessly across the world, it appears Florida has a problem that sounds just as awful.

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Related Topix: Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, Florida, Florida Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

21 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

South Sudan - Threat of Cholera Grows

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 31, 2014/African Press Organization / - Thousands of displaced South Sudanese living in congested camps with poor hygiene and sanitation are at high risk of contracting cholera.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Medicine,

22 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: West African Tourists to Be Screened Before Entering the Country.

Cholera in Sierra Leone, august 2012. Mabela community in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News, Health

23 hrs ago | Independent.ie

Brave Irish doctor flies out to tackle African Ebola outbreak

Dr Gabriel Fitzpatrick with MSF colleagues in Western Chad four years ago were he helped contain a cholera outbreak.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Wed Jul 30, 2014

She Knows

Be warned: There's flesh-eating bacteria in the ocean

Kristen Fischer is a copywriter, author and journalist based in New Jersey. She is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and host on the monthly podcast, Freelance Radio.

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Related Topix: Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, Sarasota County, FL, Life, Food, Seafood

Ghanamma.com

Spate of cholera epidemic puts pressure on hospital facilities

The spate of cholera outbreak in parts of Accra has brought pressure on infrastructure at the various hospitals and clinics.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, World News, Ghana

The Miami Herald

1 dead, 1 sickened from flesh-eating bacteria

Sarasota County health officials have issued a warning against eating raw oysters and exposing open wounds to coastal and inland waters after one person died and another was sickened by a flesh-eating bacteria.

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Related Topix: Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, Sarasota County, FL, Life, Food, Seafood

CBS Local

1 Dead, 1 Sickened From Flesh-Eating Bacteria

One person has died and another person fell ill when they contracted a flesh-eating bacteria which can be found in warm salt water.

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Related Topix: Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, Sarasota County, FL, Sarasota, FL

Edutopia

Honoring Pioneers in Education

Last week, on July 24, people in the west celebrated and honored early American pioneers.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Health, Natural Disasters, Martin E. Brooks

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BioMed Central

Water sources as reservoirs of Vibrio cholerae O1 and non-O1 strains...

Cholera has been endemic in Douala since 1971. Most outbreaks start from Bepanda, an overcrowded neighbourhood with poor hygiene and sanitary conditions.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Cameroon

WTOP-FM Washington

Why you should wash your hands after swimming in the bay

So far 16 cases of vibrio have been reported this year, according to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, The Washington Post Company

Free Republic

Warm Water Sparks Flesh-Eating Disease Warning in Florida

Home> Health Warm Water Sparks Flesh-Eating Disease Warning in Florida Jul 29, 2014, 12:12 PM ET By KATIE MOISSE Katie Moisse More from Katie>> Katie Moisse Health Editor via Good Morning America PHOTO: Crescent Beach in Sarasota, Fla.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

ABC News

PHOTO: Crescent Beach in Sarasota, Fla. is pictured in this file photo.

Florida health officials are warning beachgoers about a seawater bacterium that can invade cuts and scrapes to cause flesh-eating disease .

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Related Topix: Crescent Beach, FL, Sarasota, FL, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

PE Hub

PaxVax picks up $62 mln

PaxVax, Inc., a specialty vaccine company focused on travel and biodefense, today announced that it has closed up to $50 million in secured debt financing from an investment fund managed by Pharmakon Advisors and $12 million in an extension on its Series B preferred stock.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Factbox: What is Ebola?

Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Medicine, Malaria, Health

Now Toronto

The Secret Garden

While I appreciate seeing family musicals where the heroine isn't a perky Disney princess, The Secret Garden comes as a disappointment.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

In-depth Africa

NCAA suspends ASKY Airlines operations

According to him, NCAA Acting Director-General, Mr. Benedict Adeyileka explained that the regulatory authority had to take the action to protect Nigerians from the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health

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