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Spatio-temporal epidemiology of the cholera outbreak in Papua New Guinea, 2009-2011
Cholera continues to be a devastating disease in many developing countries where inadequate safe water supply and poor sanitation facilitate spread.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Household-Level Spatiotemporal Patterns of Incidence of Cholera, Haiti, 2011
Spatiotemporal patterns of household-level cholera in Ouest Department showed that the initial clusters tended to follow major roadways; subsequent clusters occurred further inland.
5,000 Cholera Cases Recorded In Accra; 45 Dead Since July
The number of cholera cases reported in the Greater Accra Region has increased from 3,600 to 5,000 with 45 deaths since July this year, the Greater Accra Regional Health Director of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Linda Van Otoo has said.
GWJN appalled by Cholera related deaths in Accra
The Ghana Water and Sanitation Journalists , an association of Journalists with interest in water, sanitation and hygiene issues is concerned about the number of deaths linked to the recent outbreak of cholera in Accra alone over the last three weeks.
Are Water Filters BS?
The United States has one of the best public water systems in the world, yet its citizens are still shelling out big bucks on water filters.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Pentecost educates members on Ebola and Cholera
A doctor has appealed to members of the Pentecost International Worship Centre , Atomic, to be careful not to contract either Ebola or cholera which have both become endemic in West Africa.
Reports from Cuba: Cholera situation worsens in Ciego de Avila
An increase in the number of patients hospitalized for cholera indicates that the unfortunate epidemiological situation in the province of Ciego de Avila is worsening, causing alarm among the population.
Caring For The American Ebola Patients: Inside Emory's Isolation Unit
The two American Ebola patients are being cared for separately in rooms like this in the special isolation unit, known officially as the Serious Communicable Disease Unit, at Emory University Hospital.
The Daily Beast
160 Dead in Nepal and India FloodingTorrential rains hit villages.
At least 160 people reportedly have died as a result of severe flooding and subsequent landslides in Nepal and northern India.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Hundreds of bioterror lab mishaps cloaked in secrecy
As these things so often go, the man who doesn't miss a trick was once the boy who couldn't stay on... A scientist in a lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention measures the growth of a bird flu virus in one of the agency's labs.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Risk factors for diarrhea hospitalization in Bangladesh, 2000-2008: a ...
Cholera and shigellosis are endemic on the Indian subcontinent. Our objective was to identify cholera-specific risk factors distinct from shigellosis risk factors.
The Washington Post
Three local middle-schoolers are finalists for science ingenuity
Katherine Wu, 14, takes an annual road trip to Florida with her family, where they usually visit an amusement park, her favorite so far being Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter .
When nature calls: Cuba's public health infrastructure exposed
A disaster will not spontaneously trigger an outbreak of disease, unless, of course, a highly infectious disease such as Ebola is the reason for the emergency event.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Suspected Ebola case reported in Kwara
The Kwara state government on Thursday said a suspected case of Ebola virus disease has been reported in the state.
Comparative genomics of 274 Vibrio cholerae genomes reveals mobile...
Vibrio cholerae is a globally dispersed pathogen that has evolved with humans for centuries, but also includes non-pathogenic environmental strains.
Obuasi prepares against Ebola, Cholera Outbreak
Obuasi, Aug 13, GNA - A 13-member Health Epidemic Preparedness Team has been formed to execute plans and activities to prevent any outbreak of the dreaded Ebola and cholera diseases in the Obuasi Municipality.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Polio Eradication, Microplanning and GIS
The four pillars of polio eradication all rely on "microplans" - detailed logistical blueprints that guide the planning and implementation of vaccination campaigns, routine immunization outreach, and surveillance for polio cases by providing critical data on the size and location of the target population in a given geographic area.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Mallam traders warn of looming Cholera outbreak
In the wake of the recent cholera outbreak in the Accra metropolis, traders at the Mallam Market have warned of another looming outbreak of the disease unless an unauthorized dump site close to the market is cleared.
Ghana: Stakeholders Meet On Cholera Ebola
According to the acting district director of health services, Mr Ahmed Ramseyer, the meeting was to share information and prepare against any eventuality especially when Atebubu is known to be cholera prone.