View Abstract Infectious disease threat events (IDTEs) are increasing in frequency worldwide. We analyzed underlying drivers of 116 IDTEs detected in Europe during 20082013 by epidemic intelligence at the European Centre of Disease Prevention and Control.
A new study shows that since 1940, scientists have identified 335 emerging infectious diseases in people. Those diseases include severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Ebola, HIV (the virus that causes AIDS), West Nile virus, and methicillin-resistant staph (MRSA).
Clarification of Oct. 22 Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) press release, XDR TB in South Africa Traced to Lack of Drug Susceptibility Testing. The article in question traces the development of XDR TB during the implementation of a tuberculosis control program.
The Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch (IDPB) is the primary unit within CDC responsible for conducting laboratory studies and investigations of infectious disease of unknown etiologies. Additionally, IDPB works to identify new or previously unrecognized pathogens.
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This page is a historical archive and is no longer maintained. They result in billions of dollars in medical costs in this country each year," said CDC Director Dr. Jeffrey Koplan in releasing the report.
Cholera is an acute infectious disease caused by a bacterium, Vibrio cholerae (V. cholerae), which usually results in a painless, watery diarrhea in humans. Some affected individuals have copious amounts of diarrhea and develop dehydration so severe it can lead to death.
However, available randomized controlled trial data may not be able to capture the effect of oseltamivir use among hospitalized patients with severe disease. View Abstract Since March 2013, a novel influenza A(H7N9) virus has caused 3 epidemic waves of human infection in mainland China.
Threlfall, Central Public Health Laboratory, London, United Kingdom Multi-State Outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg Infections Associated with Green GrapesWestern States, 2001 A.B.
What's New In This Document The responsibility for successful treatment is clearly assigned to the public health program or private provider, not to the patient. It is strongly recommended that the initial treatment strategy utilize patient-centered case management with an adherence plan that emphasizes direct observation of therapy.