Congo-Crimean HF

Another Congo fever patient admitted to JPMC External link

Source country thenews-pk Friday, September 21, 2018 2:38:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [Congo-CrimeanHF] symptoms[1]; CCHF[3]; victims[1]; infection[3]; Congo fever[2];

Entities: Haider Ali[1]; Seemi Jamali[1]; Muhammad Afzal Zullah[1];

Other categories: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever; Bovidae; CCHFV; Viruses;

Authorities at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) has confirmed another patient with Congo-Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) has been admitted to their hospital. “Muhammad Afzal, a factory worker, was brought to JPMC emergency with symptoms similar to CCHF infection and today he was confirmed.......

Uganda: Consultancy - Communication for Development Emergencies Consultant, Kampala - 6 Months (Open to Ugandan National Only) External link

Source country reliefWeb Monday, September 17, 2018 6:54:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [Congo-CrimeanHF] outbreak[5]; CCHF[1]; Outbreak[2]; outbreaks[5];

Other categories: WHO; Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever; Anthrax;

How can you make a difference? https://www.unicef.org/uganda/ Under the supervision and guidance of the C4D Specialist, the C4D Emergency consultant at National level will work closely with the C4D Unit and CSD Section to review and enhance behaviour and social change communication, social.......

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Arenavirus

Early History Of Lassa Virus As A Biologiacal... External link

Source country modernghana Tuesday, September 18, 2018 11:20:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [Arenavirus] arenaviruses[1];

Entities: Borno State[1];

Other categories: Encephalitis; Lassa Fever; Endemic; AIDS-HIV; Immunization; Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever;

Lassa fever, an arena-virus, is an acute viral illness that typically occurs in blacks in West Africa. But why? The illness was discovered in 1969 when two missionary nurses died in Nigeria, according to the Center for Diseases Control. But again why? How trustworthy is the CDC? Lassa fever or Lassa.......

BioCryst Receives Additional $3.5 Million to Fund Clinical Trials of Galidesivir in Yellow Fever External link

Source country markets-businessinsider Monday, September 17, 2018 1:35:00 PM CEST | info [other]

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) today announced that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded BioCryst an additional $3....

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Lassa Fever

Edo records 521 suspected cases of Lassa fever External link

Source country thenationonlineng Wednesday, September 19, 2018 8:44:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [LassaFever] Lassa fever[5];

Other categories:

. Dr Osamuwonyi Irowa, the Director of Disease Control, Edo, says the state has recorded 521 suspected cases of Lassa fever this month. Irowa disclosed this at the inauguration of the Emergency Operation Centre on Lassa fever in Benin on Wednesday. He said 124 cases have been confirmed out of the.......

Lassa Fever Kills 75-Year-Old Woman In Delta External link

Source country dailytimes-NG Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:38:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [LassaFever] Lassa Fever[1]; Lassa fever[1];

Other categories: Environment;

The Delta State government has confirmed the death of a 75-year-old woman as a result of Lassa fever. The state government in a statement signed by the Director of Information, Paul Osahor, said the incident occurred after the woman fell sick and went to the General Hospital, Umuolu, Ndokwa East.......

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Filovirus

BioCryst Receives Additional $3.5 Million to Fund Clinical Trials of Galidesivir in Yellow Fever External link

Source country markets-businessinsider Monday, September 17, 2018 1:35:00 PM CEST | info [other]

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) today announced that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded BioCryst an additional $3....

Why Ebola survivors not completely free – Cambridge Prof. External link

Source country nan Wednesday, September 12, 2018 5:50:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [Filovirus] filovirus[1];

Entities: Jonathan Heeney[1];

Other categories: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever;

Ebola survivors may not be completely free says Cambridge Don. By Victor Adeoti. Some Ebola survivors may still experience the virus in the deeper compartments of their bodies where the immune system may not be able to clear. Prof. Jonathan Heeney of Cambridge University, United Kingdom, said this.......

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Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

World: L’ONU, la Banque mondiale et la Croix-Rouge internationale lancent un partenariat novateur pour mieux lutter contre les famines External link

Source country reliefWeb Sunday, September 23, 2018 11:30:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trois géants du numérique apporteront leur expertise de pointe pour mieux prédire les famines. WASHINGTON, 23 septembre 2018 — L’ONU, la Banque mondiale, le Comité international de la CroixRouge (CICR), Microsoft Corp., Google et Amazon Web Services (AWS) ont annoncé aujourd’hui la création d’un.......

World: the un, the World Bank and the international Red Cross launch a partnership innovatory for better combat famines

Three digital giants will bring their expertise to tip to better predict famines. Washington 23 September 2018 — the United Nations, the World Bank, the international committee of the CroixRouge (icrc), Microsoft Corp., Google and Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced the creation of a....

World: Las Naciones Unidas, el Banco Mundial y organizaciones humanitarias ponen en marcha una alianza innovadora para acabar con las hambrunas External link

Source country reliefWeb Sunday, September 23, 2018 11:30:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [EbolaHemorrhagicFever] ébola[1];

Entities: Peter Maurer[1]; Brad Smith[1]; Teresa Carlson[1]; Amazon Web Services[3]; Antonio Guterres[1]; Kent Walker[1]; Sudan del Sur[1]; Jim Yong Kim[3];

Other categories: food security;

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Brad Smith dijo: “Si podemos predecir con mayor precisión cuándo y dónde van a ocurrir las futuras hambrunas, podremos salvar vidas con una respuesta más temprana y eficaz”

Teresa Carlson señaló: “Nos sentimos orgullosos de contribuir a la iniciativa del FAM y trabajar de manera colaborativa para resolver uno de los problemas mundiales más acuciantes”

Kent Walker afirmó: “La inteligencia artificial y otras tecnologías avanzadas pueden ser una fuerza poderosa para el bien, y ya hemos visto que pueden ayudar a los agricultores a identificar enfermedades en las plantas de mandioca, proteger la salud de las vacas y aumentar su productividad, e integrar las actividades globales de asistencia. Google se enorgullece de asociarse con el Banco Mundial en el Mecanismo de Acción contra la Hambruna para ayudar a prevenir futuras hambrunas en comunidades de todo el mundo”

Empresas tecnológicas internacionales proporcionarán sus conocimientos sobre tecnologías de vanguardia para predecir mejor las hambrunas. CIUDAD DE WASHINGTON, 23 de septiembre de 2018 . Las Naciones Unidas, el Banco Mundial, el Comité Internacional de la Cruz Roja (CICR), Microsoft Corp....

World: the un, the World Bank and humanitarian organisations put in place a innovative alliance to end famine

International technological companies provide their knowledge on state-of-the-art technologies in order to predict better famines. City of WASHINGTON, 23 September 2018. The United Nations, the World Bank, the international committee of the Red Cross (icrc), Microsoft Corp.

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Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever

Fundamental Research to Counter Biological, Chemical, and Nuclear Weapons External link

Source country globalbiodefense Friday, September 21, 2018 1:51:00 PM CEST | info [other]

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) seeks to identify, adopt, and adapt emerging, existing and revolutionary sciences that may demonstrate high payoff potential to Counter-WMD (C-WMD) threats, including chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives threats....

GeoVax Comments on Recent Vaccine Development Study Funded by the Gates Foundation External link

Source country markets-businessinsider Wednesday, September 19, 2018 3:07:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [MarburgHemorrhagicFever] Marburg[1]; virus[2]; fever[1];

Entities: Henry J Kaiser[1]; David Dodd[1]; Gates Open[2];

Other categories: Tuberculosis; Malaria; AIDS-HIV; Hepatitis B; Zika Virus; Communicable disease; Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever; Nutrition Allergens;

Research Article Describes Inadequate Funding Levels for Vaccines Against HIV, Malaria and Tuberculosis ATLANTA, GA, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- GeoVax Labs, Inc . (OTCQB: GOVX), a biotechnology company developing human vaccines, today commented on a research article describing a study funded by the Gates Foundation....

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Coronavirus Infection

Gene Testing Helps Sort Out Bacterial, Viral Infections External link

Source country medicinenet Sunday, September 23, 2018 7:28:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [CoronavirusInfection] patients[1]; patient[1]; infection[2]; virus[1]; corona virus[1];

Entities: Translational Medicine[1];

Other categories: Unknown Disease; Communicable disease; Influenza; MRSA; Pharmaceuticals; Influenza; Resistance; Other Zoonoses; Viruses;

could help fight antibiotic resistance and quickly detect new diseases, according to a new study. The immune system responds differently when battling a viral or bacterial infection, and these differences are evident at the genetic level. This new blood test detects a specific genetic signature that.......

Deadly Respiratory Virus Has Passed Between Animals, Humans Before External link

Source country medicinenet Sunday, September 23, 2018 7:28:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [CoronavirusInfection] patients[1]; cases[2]; coronavirus[3]; virus[14]; infection[2]; Virus[1]; MERS [coronavirus[2]; case[1]; Middle East respiratory syndrome[1];

Entities: David Hill[2];

Other categories: MERS; Hajj; Virus; Hajj Diseases; Hajj Diseases;

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David Hill said: "Since the first case of infection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus was reported from Saudi Arabia in the spring of 2012, there has been concern about the potential for this virus to cause a pandemic such as was seen with SARS in 2002 and 2003,"

David Hill said: "Thus, there have been extensive efforts to characterize the virus, to determine where it exists in the environment -- that is, where it came from, whether it can be transmitted from human to human and, if so, how easily can the virus be transmitted?" "The answer to the latter question is that the virus can be transmitted between humans, usually in family or health-care settings, but not very easily,"

David Hill said: "The good news is that even after millions of persons gathered in close proximity to each other in Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimages for Hajj and Umrah, there were no cases of MERS [coronavirus] infection," "The risk for acquiring MERS [coronavirus] remains extremely low for those traveling to the Middle East. However, common-sense precautions should be exercised: avoid close contact with persons who have respiratory infections and wash [your] hands on a frequent basis"

FRIDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- A deadly respiratory virus in Saudi Arabia is centered around the capital city of Riyadh and has been transmitted from animals to humans more than once, genetic analyses show. Researchers analyzed the genomes of collected from 21 different patients in different regions of Saudi Arabia....

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MERS

ITU International Telecommunication Union : Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development advances efforts to connect the world’s nearly four External link

Source country 4-traders Sunday, September 23, 2018 8:21:00 PM CEST | info [other]

​Broadband technology is critical to connecting the 3.8 billion people around the globe who still do not have access to the Internet-the world's 'other half.' This is according to more than 60 participants from United Nations agencies, governments and the broadband industry, who came together in New.......

ECDC: RRA On Imported Monkeypox Cases From Nigeria External link

Source country blog_afludiary Sunday, September 23, 2018 2:20:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [MERS] Cases[2]; cases[25]; death[1]; virus[7]; outbreaks[1]; Suspected[1]; epidemic[1]; outbreak[8]; patients[2]; patient[1]; confirmed[4]; deaths[1]; infection[4]; suspected[8]; case[2]; Epidemic[1]; MERS[1];

Other categories: ECDC; Epidemic; Communicable disease; Monkeypox;

#13,530 Over the past several days we've learned a great deal more about the two imported cases of Monkeypox into the UK from Nigeria, and about the coordinated public health responses from the UK, Nigeria, and other EU nations. In the fall of 2017, Nigeria saw their first confirmed Monkeypox.......

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SARS

Día del Epidemiólogo Peruano External link

Source country deperu Sunday, September 23, 2018 5:01:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [SARS] SARS[1]; síndrome respiratorio agudo severo[1]; hasta[1];

Other categories: Yellow Fever; Smallpox; Leprosy; Epidemic; Malaria; AIDS-HIV; Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever;

. La epidemiología es la ciencia que estudia las enfermedades que ocurren en determinadas poblaciones, lugares y tiempos determinados. De ahí, que los profesionales en esta disciplina tienen un papel importante en ayudar a controlar y prevenir la propagación de las epidemias en cualquier lugar del mundo....

Day of the Peruvian epidemiólogo

. The epidemiology is the science that studies the diseases that occur in certain fish stocks, places and times. Hence, that professionals in this discipline have an important role in helping to control and prevent the spread of epidemics anywhere in the world.

戚發軔:我就是想為國家強盛和航天事業幹一輩子 External link

Source country hkcna Saturday, September 22, 2018 3:52:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [SARS] SARS[2];

Entities: Xi Jinping[3]; Mao Zedong[1];

Other categories:

改革開放40年來,中國航天事業凝聚了一代代人薪火相傳的不息奮鬥,取得了一系列重大突破和成就。戚發軔便是奮鬥者中的一員。他是空間技術專家、國際宇航科學院院士、中國工程院院士,擔任了神舟號飛船首任總設計師,曾獲國家科技進步特等獎兩次、一等獎和三等獎各一次,也是中國工程科技獎、全國“五一”勞動獎章、航空航天部勞動模範獲得者。雖已耄耋、滿頭銀絲,但他依然思維敏捷、精神矍鑠。近日,戚發軔接受本刊記者專訪,為海內外讀者講述中國航天事業發展歷程中的精彩故事。 文|本刊記者 馮琳. 一項事業總要有先驅者, 科學進步需要有人去奉獻、去犧牲....

Qi 軔 again, I want to Wai Kwok Ka Shing and space is Keung Yip 幹 輩 a son

Reform Loi Hoi in 40 years, the space K YIP rallied the generation after generation of the fire in fax message about storm, made a series of major breakthroughs and achievements. Qi again 軔 storm is about the one about. He is a time technology designed-International space science, K D K Academy, the....

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Nipah virus

Growth-Adaptive Mutations in the Ebola Virus Makona Glycoprotein Alter Different Steps in the Virus Entry Pathway [Virus-Cell Interactions[[]></title> External link

Source country jvi Wednesday, September 12, 2018 5:34:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [NipahVirus] Nipah virus[2];

Other categories: Antiviral; Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever;

ABSTRACT. Inflammasomes play a key role in host innate immune responses to viral infection by caspase-1 (Casp-1) activation to facilitate interleukin-1β (IL-1β) secretion, which contributes to the host antiviral defense. The NLRP3 inflammasome consists of the cytoplasmic sensor molecule NLRP3,.......

Researchers explain how viral protein promotes deadly infection by Nipah and Hendra viruses External link

Source country eurekalert Wednesday, September 12, 2018 11:40:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [NipahVirus] Nipah virus[6];

Entities: Kate Smith[1]; Soares da Costa[1];

Other categories: Encephalitis; Hendra virus; Equidae;

Credit: Georgia State University. ATLANTA--Researchers have identified how a viral protein, which plays a major role in causing deadly Nipah and Hendra virus infections, targets a critical function in human cells to suppress immune responses and promote fatal disease....

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Rift Valley Fever

Deer potential host to virus External link

Source country agriview Sunday, September 23, 2018 8:36:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [RiftValleyFever] outbreak[1]; virus[11]; infection[1]; Rift Valley fever[7]; Diseases[2]; disease[7];

Entities: William Wilson[1]; Kansas State[2];

Other categories: Coccidioidomycosis; Emerging disease; Communicable disease; in vitro diagnostic devices; Bovidae; Ovidae and Capridae; Suidae; Rift Valley Fever; Viruses;

Rift Valley fever, an infectious viral disease, poses a significant threat to livestock and human health in Africa and the Middle East. Although the disease hasn't reached the United States, a recent study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service and Kansas State University shows that U....

Experts urge study of animal-human disease External link

Source country thestarkenya Saturday, September 22, 2018 2:05:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [RiftValleyFever] Rift Valley Fever[1]; disease[1]; diseases[8]; vaccination[2]; disease-causing[1];

Other categories: Brucellosis; Rabies; Coccidioidomycosis; Rinderpest; vaccines; Aves; Brucella; Rabies; Rift Valley Fever; Environment; Bacteria; Viruses;

cientists have called for more research into diseases transmitted from animals to humans, such as rabies and Rift Valley Fever. The researchers said African governments have not prioritised research in zoonotic diseases, those which can be transmitted from animals to humans....

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SFTS

La deficiencia de aminoácidos, vinculada a nueva enfermedad viral External link

Source country noticiasdelaciencia Sunday, September 23, 2018 8:16:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [SFTS] virus SFTS[1];

Other categories: Clinical trial; Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever;

En su estudio con pacientes hospitalizados infectados con el virus SFTS (fiebre severa con síndrome trombocitopénico), Xiao-Kun Li y sus colegas muestran que ciertos niveles más bajos del aminoácido arginina se asocian con un bajo recuento de plaquetas y supresión inmune en los pacientes....

Aminoacids deficiency linked to new viral disease

In his study with hospitalised patients infected with the virus SFTS (fever with severe syndrome trombocitopénico), Xiao-Kun Li and his colleagues show that certain lower levels of the amino acid arginine are associated with a low platelet count and immune suppression in patients.

Amino acid deficiency connected to new viral disease External link

Source country eurekalert Wednesday, September 19, 2018 8:39:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [SFTS] severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome[1];

Other categories: Blood Products; Blood Products Adverse Effects;

In their study of hospital patients infected with SFTS (severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome) virus, Xiao-Kun Li and colleagues show that lower levels of the amino acid arginine are associated with low blood platelet count and immune suppression among the patients....

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Zika Virus

Jamaica travel advice External link

Source country gov-uk Sunday, September 23, 2018 11:20:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [Zika] Zika virus[1]; Zika[1];

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A state of emergency in the Parish of St James, which includes Montego Bay, has been extended until 31 October 2018. An additional state of emergency in St Catherine North State (focused on Spanish Town, Linstead and Bog Walk) has also been extended until 2 October 2018....

Achievers: Volunteers plant 13 trees in the Duval neighborhood External link

Source country gainesville Sunday, September 23, 2018 10:14:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [Zika] Zika virus[1]; Zika[10];

Entities: Gerald Jones[1];

Other categories: Water contam;

More than 30 volunteers of the International WeLoveU Foundation, in partnership with Keep Alachua County Beautiful, planted 13 trees on Aug. 19 in the Greater Duval Neighborhood. The purpose is to protect and preserve natural resources by planting trees, which also reduces air pollution....

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Chikungunya

BRAZIL - MT Registers 3 Deaths Caused By Chikungunya This Year External link

Source country outbreaks Sunday, September 23, 2018 6:08:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [Chikungunya] chikungunya[2]; epidemiological[1]; deaths[2]; Chikungunya[1]; Deaths[1]; fever[1];

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Manual Google Translation [G1.globo.com] BRAZIL - MT registers 3 deaths caused by chikungunya this year ''Mato Grosso reported three deaths caused by chikungunya fever in 2018, according to data from the epidemiological bulletin released by the State Department of Health (SES), on Friday (21)....

ما لم ينتبه الذين يتسترُون بقضية ( وئام شوقي)، فأن الشيكونغونيا قد تتخطى حدود كسلا إلى ولايات السودان الأخرى External link

Source country alnilin Sunday, September 23, 2018 5:47:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Chikungunya] الشيكونغونيا[6];

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حمى كسلا..!! :: لست من المؤمنين بالنظرية المسماة شعبياً (تشتيت الكورة)، ولكن من المُدهش للغاية أن يتم إغراق وسائل الاعلام والتواصل بالصخب المسمى (وئام شوقي)، لحد صرف الأنظار و العقول عما يحدث بولاية كسلا .. ماساة كسلا هي الأجدر بالإنتباه .. لقد بلغ الحال هناك لحد عد مرضى حمى الشيكونغونيا بالآلاف،.......

What did not heed who hid the cause of (harmony Shawqi), الشيكونغونيا may go beyond the limits of Kassala on the mandates of other Sudan

The fever of Kassala.!! :: I am not of the believers so-called theory Popular (distracting Al Koura), but very surprising to dump the media hubbub and networking, called (harmony Shawqi), Lahad to divert the attention and minds on what is happening in Kassala State.. The tragedy of Kassala is the most attention.

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