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3  Yersinia Pestis (Plague)

In combination with: United States of America; Spain; Russian Federation; Norway; Mexico; Italy;

WHO DUNNIT? Black Death study blames humans, NOT rats, for deadly disease spread RATS might not be to blame for the spread of the Black Death in Europ External link

Source country thesun Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:37:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [YersiniaPestis] Century[1]; plague[10]; Death[5]; Black[5]; Yersinia Pestis[2]; century[2]; long[1]; [USA] geo[Birmingham];

Entities: Charles Evans[1];

Other categories: WHO; Bacteria;

RATS might not be to blame for the spread of the Black Death in Europe after all. A new study suggests that the much-maligned rodents may have been wrongly scapegoated as a cause for the deadly plague. Rats have been commonly blamed for the rapid spread of the lethal Yersinia Pestis bacterium....

Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats External link

Source country wkbw Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:10:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [YersiniaPestis] plague[10]; Death[4]; outbreak[2]; Black[4]; death[1]; Yersinia pestis[1]; Plague[1]; bubonic[2]; [USA] geo[Oakland];

Entities: Justin Sullivan[1];

Other categories: Communicable disease; Influenza; Influenza; Bacteria; Viruses;

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 19: A Walgreens employee holds a syringe during a free flu shot clinic at Allen Temple Baptist Church on December 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. Oakland residents received no cost flu shots during a flu shot clinic at Allen Temple Baptist Church....

3  Unknown Disease

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Scientists find possible cause for mystery epidemic that wiped out Mexico 500 years ago External link

Source country thespec Tuesday, January 16, 2018 5:06:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [UnknownDisease] mystery[3]; bacteria[2]; mysterious[1]; mysterious disease[1]; disease[8]; diseases[3]; bacterial[3]; epidemic[7]; [Mexico] Mexico[8]; geo[Oaxaca];

Entities: Francisca Hernandez[2];

Other categories: Salmonellosis; Typhoid Fever; Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever; Epidemic; Gastroenteric Syndrome; Salmonella; Bacteria;

Matching up the DNA fragments with a large database containing all known environmental and pathogenic bacterial genomes, the scientists were able to find traces of Salmonella enterica Paratyphi C in 10 of the skeletons. The study does not identify the precise source of the bacteria....

What is cocoliztli? Scientists 'identify' mystery illness that wiped out the Aztecs External link

Source country ibtimes-uk Tuesday, January 16, 2018 4:27:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [UnknownDisease] outbreak[1]; mystery[1]; illness[2]; mysterious[1]; bacterium[1]; mysterious disease[1]; unknown[1]; disease[3]; diseases[3]; epidemic[3]; [Mexico] Mexico[1]; geo[Mexico];

Entities: Ashild Vagene[1];

Other categories: Salmonellosis; Typhoid Fever; Epidemic; Smallpox; Salmonella; Bacteria;

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Ashild Vagene said: "The cause of this epidemic has been debated for over a century by historians and now we are able to provide direct evidence through the use of ancient DNA to contribute to a longstanding historical question,"

More than 500 years ago, most of the Aztecs were wiped out from the face of the Earth by a terrible epidemic. Scientists now think they know what killed them. In 1545, following the arrival of Spanish settlers in modern-day Mexico and some parts of Guatemala, diseases started to spread among both natives and invaders....

3  Typhoid Fever

In combination with: Mexico; Guatemala; Germany;

Ученые узнали, что убило ацтеков External link

Source country krpress Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:57:00 PM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [TyphoidFever] брюшной тиф[1]; [Mexico] Мексику[1]; Мексике[1]; geo[Мексике];

Other categories: Salmonellosis; Epidemic; Influenza; Respiratory Syndrome; Influenza; Salmonella; Bacteria; Viruses;

За 5 лет по меньшей мере 15 млн человек либо 80% населения погибло от эпидемии, которую здешние назвали «коколицтли», что означает на языке ацтеков «морская болезнь». Во время эпидемии, которую здешние прозвали «коколизтли» (в переводе с языка науатль означает мор), начиналась тяжелая лихорадка, головные боли, кровотечения из носа, глаз и рта....

Scientists have learned that killed mystery-land

For five years at least 15 million people, or 80 per cent of the population have died of the epidemic, which locals caii the'rzsz коколицтли ", meaning that the language of the mystery-land the'rzsz travel-sick”. During the epidemic, which locals nicknamed the'rzsz коколизтли” (translation from языка nahuatl-pipil means mor'shere), postoyanniy hadquite fever, headaches, bleeding from the nose, mouth and eyes.

Mystery over death of 15 million Aztecs may be solved after nearly 500 years, study suggests External link

Source country news-yahoo Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:45:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [TyphoidFever] symptoms[2]; outbreak[2]; typhoid[1]; epidemics[2]; enteric fever[1]; epidemic[7]; [Mexico] Mexico[5]; geo[Mexico];

Entities: Ashild Vagene[1]; Elizabeth Graham[1];

Other categories: Smallpox; Salmonellosis; Epidemic; Communicable disease; Food; Artificial Tissues Adverse Effects;

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Ashild Vagene said: "This is ground-breaking for our field of ancient DNA," "It allows us to screen for all pathogens that we know today without having to specify a target organism. We can look for the unknown, which is wonderful"

Ashild Vagene said: "Seemingly healthy individuals could have travelled from Europe to Mexico without knowing that they had it,"

enterica bacterium. salmonella The bacterium is known to cause enteric fever, of which typhoid is an example. According to the study, the symptoms tally with those mentioned in records from the time, which describe victims developing red spots on the skin, vomiting, and bleeding from various body orifices....

3  Tropical diseases

In combination with: Ukraine; Togo; Poland; Nigeria; Niger; Mali; Côte d'Ivoire; Indonesia; India; France; China; Burkina Faso; Benin;

Le business des faux médicaments ravage l'Afrique External link

Source country francetvinfo Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6:08:00 PM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Tropicaldiseases] maladies[1]; tropicales[1]; maladie[1]; [Ukraine] Ukraine[1]; geo[Ukraine];

Entities: Marc Gentilini[1];

Other categories: Safety of Medicines; Communicable disease; WHO; Medicinal Products;

Selon l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS), un médicament sur 10 dans le monde est une contrefaçon. Mais ce chiffre peut atteindre 7 sur 10 dans certains pays, notamment en Afrique. Pour vendre des faux médicaments, il faut avoir une clientèle, or les malades pauvres sont plus nombreux sur le.......

The business of fake medicines is ravaging africa

According to the World Health Organization (who), a medicinal product on 10 in the world is a fake. But this figure may reach 7 on 10 in some countries, particularly in africa. For selling fake medicines, it must have a customer, however the sick poor are more on the....

Les faux médicaments, un trafic rentable et meurtrier en Afrique External link

Source country adakar Tuesday, January 16, 2018 8:54:00 AM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Tropicaldiseases] maladies[1]; tropicales[1]; maladie[1]; Tropical[1]; [Ukraine] Ukraine[1]; geo[Ukraine];

Entities: Marc Gentilini[1];

Other categories: Communicable disease; Medicinal Products;

Abidjan - Vaccins, antirétroviraux, antipaludéens contrefaits: l'Afrique est devenue le terrain de jeu préféré des trafiquants de faux médicaments, un business lucratif qui fait des centaines de milliers de victimes. Le chiffre d'affaires généré par la contrefaçon est estimé au minimum à 10 ou 15%.......

Counterfeit medicines, a traffic profitable and murderer in africa

Abidjan - vaccines, antiretroviral drugs, fake anti-malarial agents: africa became the playing field preferred traffickers fake medicines, a lucrative business which is hundreds of thousands of victims. The turnover generated by counterfeiting is estimated at least 10 or 15%.

3  Smallpox

In combination with: Mexico; Guatemala; Germany;

Mystery over death of 15 million Aztecs may be solved after nearly 500 years, study suggests External link

Source country news-yahoo Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:45:00 PM CET | info [other]

Trigger words: [Smallpox] outbreak[2]; epidemics[2]; smallpox[1]; epidemic[7]; [Mexico] Mexico[5]; geo[Mexico];

Entities: Ashild Vagene[1]; Elizabeth Graham[1];

Other categories: Salmonellosis; Typhoid Fever; Epidemic; Communicable disease; Food; Artificial Tissues Adverse Effects;

Quotes... Quotes in this article

Ashild Vagene said: "This is ground-breaking for our field of ancient DNA," "It allows us to screen for all pathogens that we know today without having to specify a target organism. We can look for the unknown, which is wonderful"

Ashild Vagene said: "Seemingly healthy individuals could have travelled from Europe to Mexico without knowing that they had it,"

enterica bacterium. salmonella The bacterium is known to cause enteric fever, of which typhoid is an example. According to the study, the symptoms tally with those mentioned in records from the time, which describe victims developing red spots on the skin, vomiting, and bleeding from various body orifices....

La salmonela causó una de las epidemias más devastadoras del siglo XVI en México External link

Source country noticiasdelaciencia Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6:19:00 PM CET | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Smallpox] epidemia[5]; epidemias[3]; viruela[2]; infección[1]; [Mexico] México[5]; geo[México];

Other categories: Salmonellosis; Typhoid Fever; Epidemic; Salmonella; Bacteria;

Los europeos llegados al llamado Nuevo Mundo a partir del siglo XV introdujeron enfermedades infecciosas con brotes sucesivos en muchas regiones de América, que continuaron hasta bien entrado el siglo XIX. Estas epidemias causaron una alta mortalidad y contribuyeron al colapso demográfico de muchas poblaciones indígenas....

Salmonella caused one of the most devastating epidemics of 16th century in Mexico

Europeans at the so-called new world from the 15th century introduced infectious diseases with successive outbreaks in many regions of america, which continued until well into the nineteenth century. These epidemics caused a high mortality and contributed to the demographic collapse of many indigenous peoples.

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