West Nile fever maps

22/08/2013 As of 22 August 2013, 42 human cases of West Nile fever have been reported in the EU and 176 cases in neighbouring countries since the beginning of the 2013 transmission season. During the past week, 12 new cases were detected in the EU. Greece reported nine new cases from areas with previous case reports (Attiki 4, Kavala 2, hessaloniki 1, Xanthi 2). Italy reported three new cases in two newly affected provinces of Emilia-Romagna region (Ferrara 1, Modena...

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Urban outbreak of acute orally acquired Chagas disease in Táchira, Venezuela

Urban outbreak of acute orally acquired Chagas disease in Táchira, Venezuela Acute orally acquired Chagas disease (AOACD) has emerged as a significant threat in some countries of South America [1,2]. Until March 2013, at least four have reported outbreaks of acute orally acquired Chagas disease, specifically Brazil [3], Venezuela [4], Colombia [5] and Bolivia [6]. Outbreaks are also likely occurring in Argentina and Ecuador, according to some old reports [2]. In Venezuela, there have been at least three well-known epidemiological...

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Develer Mers coronavirüs için rezevuar olabilir mi?

A new betacoronavirus—Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)—has been identified in patients with severe acute respiratory infection. Although related viruses infect bats, molecular clock analyses have been unable to identify direct ancestors of MERS-CoV. Anecdotal exposure histories suggest that patients had been in contact with dromedary camels or goats. We investigated possible animal reservoirs of MERS-CoV by assessing specific serum antibodies in livestock. Posted Dr. Yasemin Çağ 28 Ağustos 2013 Çarşamba Eklendi

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Multistate outbreak of hepatitis A virus infections linked to pomegranate seeds from Turkey

Multistate outbreak of hepatitis A virus infections linked to pomegranate seeds from Turkey   CDC is collaborating with public health officials in several states and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A virus infections. Results from the ongoing investigation are highlighted below. http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/outbreaks/2013/a1b-03-31/index.html Posted August 28, 2013

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Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheeses

Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheeses Read the Advice to Consumers & Cheese Retailers» A total of six persons infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from five states. The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: Illinois (1), Indiana (1), Minnesota (2), Ohio (1), and Texas (1). All six ill persons were hospitalized. One death was reported in Minnesota. In addition, one illness in a pregnant woman...

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