• Concern about poor working conditions in the meat industry after repeated coronavirus outbreaks at slaughterhouses may speed up a trend to opt for higher-priced, better quality meat and vegetarian and vegan substitutes. (reuters.com)
  • BERLIN, May 20 (Reuters) - Germany has tightened up rules on abattoirs, banning the subcontracting of meatpacking work through agencies after a rash of coronavirus outbreaks, government sources said. (reuters.com)
  • All of the students have been diagnosed with the same subtype of bacteria, called serogroup B. It's unlikely that the two outbreaks are related, however, because the bacteria have different genetic footprints, said Tom Clark, an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention leading the investigation. (usatoday.com)
  • A more recent outbreak of plague in Madagascar began in August 2017 and expanded rapidly, with about two-thirds of cases transmitted person-to-person as pneumonic plague, the most dangerous form of the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • The outbreak expanded rapidly, transmitted person-to-person in the pneumonic form of the disease, which accounted for more than 60 percent of cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • In epidemiology , an outbreak is a sudden increase in occurrences of a disease in a particular time and place. (wikipedia.org)
  • Four linked cases of a rare infectious disease may be sufficient to constitute an outbreak. (wikipedia.org)
  • Outbreaks include epidemics , which term is normally only used for infectious diseases , as well as diseases with an environmental origin, such as a water or foodborne disease . (wikipedia.org)
  • Pandemics are near-global disease outbreaks when multiple countries across the world are infected . (wikipedia.org)
  • When investigating disease outbreaks, the epidemiology profession has developed a number of widely accepted steps. (wikipedia.org)
  • In outbreaks identified through notifiable disease surveillance, reports are often linked to laboratory results and verifying the diagnosis is straight forward. (wikipedia.org)
  • YOUR cellphone could be a key tool in the fight against disease by relaying a telltale signature of illness to doctors and agencies monitoring new outbreaks. (newscientist.com)
  • Epidemiologists know that disease outbreaks change mobility patterns, but until now have been unable to track these patterns in any detail. (newscientist.com)
  • Travellers spread the word, and the disease, only boosting the carnage and the outbreak to epidemic scale. (newscientist.com)
  • Colleges that have group living, dining, studying, and sports are areas that make disease transmission more likely, and increase the chance of outbreaks. (medicinenet.com)
  • Many different things affect whether or not an outbreak of mumps might begin in a school, but outbreaks can only begin when there are enough people in an area (school or community) who are not immune from the disease. (medicinenet.com)
  • The Ebola epidemic that swept through Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone during 2014 and the first half of 2015 was by far the worst outbreak of the disease ever, killing thousands of people. (voanews.com)
  • The scariest part of this outbreak is realizing how quickly disease can spread-and through interactions you may not even realize. (rwjf.org)
  • Disease outbreaks caused by imported foods are rising, and tainted foods are coming into the United States from a wider array of countries than before. (wired.com)
  • In a separate presentation, epidemiologist Hannah Gould, Ph.D. described findings from an analysis of data reported by state health departments into the CDC's Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System. (wired.com)
  • Foodborne disease outbreaks associated with food imported into the United States, 2005-2010. (wired.com)
  • The outbreak began in rural China but was then brought to the the Metropole Hotel in Hong Kong by a doctor who had been treating patients with the disease in rural Guangdong. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • And a report from the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in the United States warns that scientists are looking for the disease in the wrong places: concentrating on previous outbreaks rather than trying to adapt to new threats. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • For example, in India in the 1990s there was an outbreak of plague - the WHO realised that there was no worldwide mechanism for containing a disease outbreak it set up the international health regulations. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The report warned that many countries 'chronically under-invest' in critical public health functions such as disease surveillance, diagnostics, and emergency operations centres, which enable the early identification and containment of outbreaks. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Before the 2014 Ebola outbreak there had been 22 previous outbreaks of the disease. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • He begins by noting that we are currently experiencing what may turn out to be the largest outbreak of pertussis in 50 years, asking the question: Why has this theoretically vaccine-preventable disease been on the upswing? (scienceblogs.com)
  • [ 1 ] Public health agencies in the U.S. states and territories* report information on waterborne disease outbreaks to CDC through the National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS) ( https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/surveillance/index.html ). (medscape.com)
  • To provide information about drinking water-associated waterborne disease outbreaks in the United States in which the first illness occurred in 2013 or 2014 ( https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/surveillance/drinking-surveillance-reports.html ), CDC analyzed outbreaks reported to the CDC Waterborne Disease and Outbreak Surveillance System through NORS ( https://www.cdc.gov/nors/about.html ) as of December 31, 2015. (medscape.com)
  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control are recommending two significant changes in the routine for measles vaccinations - an extra shot for many infants and new vaccinations for older vaccinated children should an outbreak hit their schools. (deseretnews.com)
  • The CDC's measles specialists, who once expected to eradicate measles in the United States by 1982, now say the new measures are necessary to prevent continuing outbreaks of the disease in such large inner-city areas as Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark and New York City. (deseretnews.com)
  • In schools with measles outbreaks - and in nearby schools where the disease might spread - all students who received measles shots before 1980 should be vaccinated again, along with their siblings. (deseretnews.com)
  • Learn some ways you can help detect and solve foodborne disease outbreaks, and maybe help protect others from getting sick. (foodsafety.gov)
  • Announcing Saturday that the global outbreak had been contained, WHO Director General Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland warned countries around the world not to let down their guard against the virus, saying they must remain vigilant against the disease which has claimed 812 lives. (medindia.net)
  • Health IT vendor uses cloud-based EHR database to show outbreaks in absence of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (informationweek.com)
  • Dr. Tammam Aloudat, of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' Haiti task force, told the NewsHour outbreaks of disease could quickly exacerbate problems for already overwhelmed emergency health facilities in the coming days and weeks. (pbs.org)
  • If we allow [disease outbreaks] to happen on a large scale it will be very hard to control," he said. (pbs.org)
  • KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh - A tin-roofed building at this refugee camp in Bangladesh is the new frontline in a battle to curb outbreaks of diarrhoeal disease among half a million Rohingya refugees. (unhcr.org)
  • More than 26,000 cases of measles and 115 outbreaks of the disease have been reported across 36 different European countries in 2011, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Friday. (redorbit.com)
  • An outbreak of Newcastle disease in Southern California is threatening the state's $2.5-billion poultry and egg industry, state officials said Tuesday. (latimes.com)
  • A statewide outbreak of Newcastle disease 30 years ago spread to commercial flocks and forced the destruction of more than 11 million birds. (latimes.com)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of a severe flu outbreak, and small businesses are on edge. (cnn.com)
  • ATLANTA - An outbreak of Legionnaires ' disease appears to be centered at a northwest Alabama nursing home. (bing.com)
  • QUINCY, Ill. (AP) - Eleven families are suing the state for negligence saying a fatal Legionnaires ' disease outbreak in 2015 and continued problems at a western Illinois veterans' home were preventable. (bing.com)
  • The Illinois General Assembly's two veterans committees are scheduled to hold a joint legislative hearing to address the Legionnaires ' disease outbreak at a veterans home. (bing.com)
  • The mumps outbreak in Columbus, Ohio, has worsened in recent weeks as the disease, once confined to Ohio State University, has spread to other parts of the city. (time.com)
  • Wikipedia page views could, in the future, become an important tool in predicting disease outbreaks, according to the findings of a new study published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology. (ibtimes.com)
  • The research, carried out by a group of data scientists from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, argued that Wikipedia traffic data could also be used to estimate the current rates of disease outbreaks across the world. (ibtimes.com)
  • Dr. Eugene Shapiro of Yale University, writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association, said while there is speculation recent outbreaks of whooping cough are linked to the vaccines' waning immunity over time, there is no definitive evidence that this is the primary or sole reason for increases in reported cases of pertussis -- a highly contagious bacterial disease. (upi.com)
  • In addition to immediate dangers like drowning, the potential for widespread disease outbreaks is worrisome. (scienceblogs.com)
  • No one wants to see a repeat of the situation in Haiti, where cholera has killed more than 6,500 Haitians since an outbreak of the disease started in October 2010. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Disasters can compromise water and sanitation systems, so aid groups and officials in Thailand are right to be vigilant about preventing disease outbreaks. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Children's Hospital Boston, said in a press release, said it can pinpoint outbreaks reported in the vicinity of a user and let them search for additional information by location or disease. (newsmax.com)
  • A new tool to track cholera outbreaks could give experts a more accurate geographical picture of the disease than ever before, scientists have found. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Though some reports state that this outbreak of plague is bubonic, and thus spread only by infected fleas or by direct contact with a sick animal, others claim that the disease has become pneumonic, or lung-borne, the most feared and lethal form of the disease. (latimes.com)
  • Like many of the Oxford University researchers currently working on the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak, he is a veteran when it comes infectious disease: he has previously crowdsourced data to track the spread of Ebola and Zika in real time, and his modelling of yellow fever in Angola showed how ecological and demographic factors contributed to that outbreak. (ox.ac.uk)
  • The measles outbreak that began in California continues to swell, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention adding 18 new cases to their official outbreak tally today. (yahoo.com)
  • Although we aren't sure exactly how this year's outbreak began, we assume that someone got infected overseas, visited the parks and spread the disease to others," Dr. Anne Schuchat, who directs the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said during a news conference Thursday. (yahoo.com)
  • The Department of Agriculture has dispatched officials to inspect a large banana plantation in Chiang Rai province after a report of an outbreak of Panama disease, which is known to rip through plantations causing significant damage. (bangkokpost.com)
  • If it is Panama disease as feared, the department will announce the area as an outbreak control zone and all plant movement and transportation must be stopped," said the same source. (bangkokpost.com)
  • Witoon Lianchamroon, head of Biothai, a conservation group on sustainable agriculture warned that one of the first recorded outbreaks of Panama disease in the 1950s nearly wiped out the Gros Michel variety of banana altogether. (bangkokpost.com)
  • He also warned that the overuse of chemical pesticides can leave various crops liable to developing resistance to their protective effect -- making the crops more prone to outbreaks of disease. (bangkokpost.com)
  • The outbreak has many people wondering why a disease that was eradicated from the United States in the year 2000 is now infecting so many people, and what role vaccination requirements may have had in the outbreak. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • In 2014, there were more than 600 cases of measles in the U.S. The largest outbreak of the disease involved 383 of these cases, and occurred primarily among unvaccinated people living in Amish communities in Ohio. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The outbreak was investigated by the national health authorities together with the WHO Collaborating Centres at Pasteur Institut, Paris, France and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA. (who.int)
  • A mathematical model of disease cycles developed at the University of Michigan shows promise for predicting cholera outbreaks. (innovations-report.com)
  • Outbreak: Daily coverage on breaking infectious disease news from all over the world. (healthmap.org)
  • This map will allow scientists to predict virus and disease outbreaks and prevent them if possible. (trendhunter.com)
  • This list of Ebola outbreaks records the known occurrences of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, a highly infectious and acutely lethal viral disease that has afflicted humans and animals primarily in equatorial Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Transmission of the ebolaviruses between natural reservoirs and humans is rare, and outbreaks of Ebola virus disease are often traceable to a single case where an individual has handled the carcass of a gorilla, chimpanzee or duiker. (wikipedia.org)
  • Outbreaks are also closely monitored by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Special Pathogens Branch. (wikipedia.org)
  • Raw oysters from British Columbia, Canada have been linked to norovirus outbreaks in California and Canada. (webmd.com)
  • South Carolina's Department of Health and Environmental Control has reported more than twice the usual number of norovirus outbreaks or unknown outbreaks that appear to be norovirus since early January. (cnn.com)
  • Outbreaks of illness on cruise ships aren't unusual, and norovirus outbreaks don't necessarily correlate with the sanitation scores the VSP gives cruise ships in regular unannounced inspections. (cnn.com)
  • Dr. Bradley Connor, former president of the International Society of Travel Medicine, said the Vessel Sanitation Program 'has raised the standards of the industry tremendously,' but norovirus outbreaks often include factors beyond the control of inspectors and cruise lines. (cnn.com)
  • It is extremely difficult to control norovirus outbreaks because people can be contagious from the onset of illness to anywhere between three days and two weeks after recovery. (healthmap.org)
  • There is no real immunity to norovirus and new strains do occur, so there are norovirus outbreaks throughout the year. (healthmap.org)
  • The majority of norovirus outbreaks (over eighty percent) do, however, occur between the months of November and April. (healthmap.org)
  • Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases, 2013 , the new report from Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, lays out a few possibilities on which infectious diseases may pose the more serious threats in the future. (rwjf.org)
  • Apple iPhone owners wondering if there is a case of swine flu nearby can now find out instantly with a new program that tracks outbreaks of infectious diseases. (newsmax.com)
  • The application, which was developed with support from Google.org, the Web giant's philanthropic arm, enables users to track and report outbreaks of infectious diseases such as swine flu in real time. (newsmax.com)
  • The "Outbreaks Near Me" program is associated with HealthMap, an online resource that collects, filters, maps and disseminates information about emerging infectious diseases. (newsmax.com)
  • As of October 22, 2019, these outbreak investigations are over. (cdc.gov)
  • The outbreaks in 2019 represent the largest recorded number of people to become sick with Salmonella after contact with backyard poultry. (cdc.gov)
  • As of December 30, 2019, this outbreak appears to be over. (cdc.gov)
  • 11, 2019, the CDC reports an outbreak of infections -- 587 documented cases mainly in New York, Illinois, and New Jersey, with nine additional states reporting a few C. auris infections. (medicinenet.com)
  • But they can cause a range of respiratory symptoms from mild to serious - it was a coronavirus that was responsible for the 2002-2004 outbreak of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), though the novel coronavirus (until recently known as 2019-nCoV, though now dubbed SARS-CoV-2) has already outstripped the SARS death toll in the three months since it has been active. (ox.ac.uk)
  • The outbreak was first recognized in Brooklyn's Borough Park neighborhood, where the median age of 28 infected persons was 10 years (range: 0-32 years), and 79% of cases in persons aged ≥12 months were in three extended families whose members declined use of measles vaccine. (cdc.gov)
  • This outbreak was propagated by a few extended families whose members declined MMR vaccine and by children with delays in receiving MMR vaccine in densely populated neighborhoods ( 3 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Doctor and vaccine-defender Paul Offit has a very well-done article on Huffington Post about the recent measles outbreaks due to the antivax movements scare tactics. (slate.com)
  • Even though the vaccine is effective, if most persons in a population are vaccinated, most cases in an outbreak would also be expected to be vaccinated. (medicinenet.com)
  • However, if the vaccine hadn't been used, the outbreak would have affected everyone, rather than a small percent of the population. (medicinenet.com)
  • Does the current vaccine work against the mumps virus that is causing the outbreak? (medicinenet.com)
  • In 2005 a small mumps outbreak occurred in the US after a person visited from the UK and mumps vaccine was effective in controlling this outbreak. (medicinenet.com)
  • This outbreak was mostly among unvaccinated young adults, 3.3% of them had 2 doses of mumps vaccine, and 30.1% had one dose of mumps vaccine. (medicinenet.com)
  • The best way to prevent a mumps outbreak in a school is to make sure that everyone in that school has had two doses of mumps vaccine (MMR). (medicinenet.com)
  • The outbreak began among four children who had not received the pertussis vaccine because their parents made conscious decisions not to immunize them, Dr. Joshua Lipsman, Westchester County's health commissioner, told UPI. (upi.com)
  • There have been periodic outbreaks in the past even with the whole cell vaccine, so there is no way to know for sure that the outbreaks are linked to the accelular vaccine," Shapiro said in a statement. (upi.com)
  • We asked experts to explain how the vaccine works and why the outbreak is happening now. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • It was a typical Mercola bit of prestidigitation that, as so much antivaccine propaganda does, took a grain of truth (that there have been outbreaks among vaccinated populations) and ran with it to construct a fantasy world in which pertussis outbreaks are somehow an indictment of all vaccines, which, of course, don't work at all, ever, under any circumstances, anywhere at least in the minds of antivaccinationists. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The occurrence of contamination seemed to be rising: Between 2005 and 2008, imported-food outbreaks were only 1 percent of all US foodborne outbreaks, but in 2009 and 2010, they represented 2.5 percent. (wired.com)
  • CDC's Vital Signs report, "Working Together to Stop Outbreaks and Make Food Safer," shares data from multistate outbreaks, and recommendations on how government and food industry can work together to prevent foodborne illness. (foodsafety.gov)
  • While most deadly outbreaks have originated in African countries, the last Ebola crisis - which occurred between 2014 and 2016 - spread to the rest of the world including the United States. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Merck Medical Outreach Program partner MAP International shipped donated Merck products in their Medical Mission Packs to partners in Liberia and Sierra Leone to help support the health systems in both countries during the 2014 - 2016 outbreak. (merck.com)
  • An informed guide to the global outbreak, with the latest developments and expert advice about prevention and treatment. (nytimes.com)
  • As cases of the coronavirus surge in Italy, Iran, South Korea, the U.S. and elsewhere, many scientists say it's plain that the world is in the grips of a pandemic - a serious global outbreak. (yahoo.com)
  • Learn more about the current outbreak associated with peanut butter. (cdc.gov)
  • The source of the current outbreak is unknown, but Rios said it could have started with the illegal importation of birds such as fighting cocks and protected species of parrots. (latimes.com)
  • During 2013-2014, 42 drinking water-associated † outbreaks were reported, accounting for at least 1,006 cases of illness, 124 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths. (medscape.com)
  • Legionella was associated with 57% of these outbreaks and all of the deaths. (medscape.com)
  • These outbreaks resulted in at least 1,006 cases of illness, 124 hospitalizations (12% of cases), and 13 deaths. (medscape.com)
  • Legionella was implicated in 24 (57%) outbreaks, 130 (13%) cases, 109 (88%) hospitalizations, and all 13 deaths ( Table 1 ). (medscape.com)
  • The rising number of human bird flu deaths in Indonesia and outbreaks among poultry in other countries have put the whole region on alert. (voanews.com)
  • The outbreak originated in the southern Forest Region where Geuckedou is thought to be the hardest hit town with more than half of the cases of infection and deaths. (bbc.co.uk)
  • The British news organization also notes that measles outbreaks have resulted in nine European deaths so far this year, as well as nearly 7,300 hospitalizations. (redorbit.com)
  • There were more cases and deaths in this outbreak than all others combined. (merck.com)
  • A 2010 outbreak in Puerto Rico resulted in 5382 confirmed infections and 20 deaths. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those numbers don't include the recent outbreaks. (webmd.com)
  • The other issue renewing ecologists' search for circumstances causing cyclic population outbreaks is the recent emergence of collapsed cycles in several species ( 10 ). (pnas.org)
  • One well documented case of a recent absence of outbreaks is that of a local Norwegian lemming population in alpine southern Norway, where cyclic outbreaks at regular 3- to 4-y intervals prevailed until the past 15 y ( 11 ). (pnas.org)
  • In Traverse City, a recent outbreak of pertussis forced the closure of a charter school with 1,200 students (there were 10 confirmed cases and 167 probable cases) and infected children at 14 other schools. (slate.com)
  • It's no secret that recent outbreaks have been notable for a large contingent of vaccinated children being involved. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Learn more about what CDC is doing about this recent outbreak. (cdc.gov)
  • Learn more about what CDC is doing to investigate the recent outbreak of Salmonella serotype Schwarzengrund associated with dry pet food. (cdc.gov)
  • Learn more about the recent outbreak of a rare type of salmonella associated with a popular vegetarian snack food. (cdc.gov)
  • Learn more about the recent E. coli outbreak linked to Taco Bell. (cdc.gov)
  • Learn more about the recent outbreak of botulism in Georgia that was associated with bottled carrot juice. (cdc.gov)
  • The most recent county study dates to 2011, and it discovered a CRE outbreak of 24 cases at a 177-bed long-term-care facility over a two-month period. (latimes.com)
  • Fourteen of those outbreaks occurred in a school or university setting and more than 20 in long-term care facilities, compared with 3 to 5 in each of those types of facilities in the same timeframe in recent years. (cnn.com)
  • A recent article published in Virology (www.elsevier.com/locate/yviro), reports the identification of a bluetongue virus strain that caused the northern European Bluetongue outbreak in 2006. (innovations-report.com)
  • This collection explores lessons learned from recent outbreaks, and steps that producers and federal authorities have taken-or could take-to prevent future ones. (pewtrusts.org)
  • In 1950, according to a recent account by Russian plague expert Lev Melnikov, a large plague outbreak in Turkmenistan killed several hundred people. (latimes.com)
  • A recent outbreak requiring laboratory support was the Zika virus outbreak, which was formerly a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). (who.int)
  • The government in Liberia was delivering donated rice to a slum where 50,000 people have been sealed off from the rest of the capital in an attempt to contain the outbreak. (usatoday.com)
  • Eventually military support is brought in to attempt to contain the outbreak. (rwjf.org)
  • LONDON (Reuters) - An outbreak of COVID-19 cases at a meat processer in northern England owned by British supermarket Asda has caused the plant to close temporarily, the Walmart-owned retailer said on Friday. (reuters.com)
  • However, there are no data showing that widespread use of PEP among contacts of people with pertussis works well to control or limit the size of pertussis outbreaks. (cdc.gov)
  • 1,134 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella were reported from 49 states and the District of Columbia. (cdc.gov)
  • Six of the outbreak strains that made people sick were identified in samples collected from poultry. (cdc.gov)
  • Thirteen people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Dublin were reported from eight states. (cdc.gov)
  • Dec. 7, 2015 -- Hundreds of people across the country fell ill this year in outbreaks of E. coli , as the bacteria triggered recalls of ground beef, chicken salad, bottled water, and celery, among others. (webmd.com)
  • Authorities called the outbreak "quite worrisome" because the number of cases per day was growing rapidly, and many cases were in urban areas where there are more opportunities for contact between people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Should the government allow people who have recently been in any of the countries in western Africa where there is a major Ebola outbreak to enter the United States? (theeconomiccollapseblog.com)
  • They say that a travel ban would make the Ebola outbreaks worse by keeping people from going over there to help. (theeconomiccollapseblog.com)
  • Outbreaks of viral gastroenteritis increase risk of severe illness or death for frail elderly people living in residential care facilities. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Outbreaks of measles occur when measles gets into these communities of unvaccinated people," she said. (mercurynews.com)
  • Rick Snyder, have been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with a Legionnaires ' outbreak that killed 12 people during the Flint water crisis, the Michigan attorney general's office announced Wednesday. (bing.com)
  • Four people have been hospitalized as a result of the outbreak. (time.com)
  • In 2006, another multistate outbreak centered on universities infected almost 6,600 people. (time.com)
  • On May 3, 2006, the George W. Bush White House "unveiled a foreboding report on the nation's lack of preparedness for a bird flu pandemic, warning that such an outbreak could kill up to 2 million people and deal a warlike blow to the country's economic and social fabric. (sourcewatch.org)
  • The earliest signs of the nation's E. coli outbreak surfaced two weeks ago, when the health department in New Jersey discovered a cluster of sick people carrying a single strain of that bug. (wired.com)
  • Answer: they're just some of the Oxford University researchers coming together to fight the novel Coronavirus outbreak which has (to date) killed thousands of people across the globe, with tens of thousands of people infected. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Based on this kind of detailed line list data, researchers have been able to estimate the incubation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the age distribution of people affected, as well as track how time elapsing from symptoms appearing to hospitalisation and testing is changing as the outbreak evolves. (ox.ac.uk)
  • The U.S. measles outbreak now includes at least 102 infected people in 14 states. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • In addition, people who live in the U.S. and travel overseas can contract the virus and spread it to unprotected people after they return home, which can lead to an outbreak. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • He did this for a 1979 anthrax outbreak in Sverdlovsk (called Yekaterinburg, after the fall of the Soviet Union), a city of about 1.2 million people in central Russia. (medgadget.com)
  • In the final runs, using data from the first nine days of the 42-day outbreak, the model inferred that almost certainly less than 100 people had been infected, with the most probable number around 55. (medgadget.com)
  • July 27, 2017 A cholera outbreak rages on in Yemen, a war afflicted nation of almost 30 million people on the. (healthmap.org)
  • Lest we forget, as of June 27, 2018, 210 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were reported from 36 states. (foodsafetynews.com)
  • Many people in outbreaks are not virally tested, therefore their infections may also be due to chikungunya, a coinfection of both, or even other similar viruses. (wikipedia.org)
  • There was a serious outbreak in Rio de Janeiro in February 2002 affecting around one million people and killing sixteen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Redlands, California- Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) is using the Esri platform to track the outbreak of the Zika virus on a global scale. (esri.com)
  • More than 150 state and federal inspectors have fanned out through Southern California since the outbreak began, testing flocks of every size and ordering quarantines and the destruction of any infected birds. (latimes.com)
  • For further assistance with COVID-19 outbreaks in workplaces, LHDs may seek consultation from the California Department of Public Health, Occupational Health Branch, by emailing the Novel Virus inbox or calling the reporting hotline at 510-255-8922 and specifying a request for workplace outbreak assistance. (ca.gov)
  • Most of the cases of measles reported so far in 2015 are part of a large, ongoing outbreak linked to Disneyland in Anaheim, California, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback evidence indicated that contact with backyard poultry, such as chicks and ducklings, from multiple hatcheries was the likely source of these outbreaks. (cdc.gov)
  • [ 5 ] Following this outbreak, the Qinghai-like (clade 2.2) influenza virus (H5N1) lineage was detected in wild birds and domestic poultry in countries in central Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. (medscape.com)
  • The CDC warns that some infections related to the backyard poultry outbreak may be difficult to treat with some commonly prescribed antibiotics. (aarp.org)
  • The other emphasizes community processes and predicts that lemming outbreaks are limited by indirect interaction with voles mediated by shared predators ( 13 - 15 ). (pnas.org)
  • However, the source of the outbreak is still under investigation, a state health official said Wednesday. (bing.com)
  • Medical workers in Shymkent claimed at a news conference on July 2 that the convicted doctors were 'scapegoats,' and that the source of the outbreak has still not been pinpointed. (rferl.org)
  • Agency spokeswoman Kimberly Rawlings said the agency hopes to pinpoint the source of the outbreak as quickly as possible. (charlotteobserver.com)
  • [ 3 , 4 ] In April 2005, an influenza (H5N1) outbreak was detected in bar-headed geese ( Anser indicus ) at Qinghai Lake in western China. (medscape.com)
  • Outbreaks of zoonotic diseases, such as Ebola, highly pathogenic avian influenza, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever and Rift Valley fever, have a major human, social and economic impact on low- and middle-income countries. (iaea.org)
  • The November 2005 381-page plan, officially called the Pandemic Influenza Strategic Plan - "which has been years in the making" - "developed by the Bush administration to deal with any possible outbreak of pandemic flu shows that the United States is woefully unprepared for what could become the worst disaster in the nation's history ," Gardiner Harris wrote in the October 8, 2005, New York Times . (sourcewatch.org)
  • There are several outbreak patterns, which can be useful in identifying the transmission method or source, and predicting the future rate of infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • In our model," Buceta goes on to say, "the appearance of outbreaks is tightly linked to fluctuations in environmental conditions which have an impact on both bat migration patterns and infection rates. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Spatiotemporal patterns of 20th century LBM outbreaks indicate recurring traveling waves of defoliation that spread from a western epicenter in an eastward direction across the Alpine arc ( 15 , 16 ). (pnas.org)
  • A] large outbreak that began in Asia would be likely, because of modern travel patterns, to reach the United States within 'a few months or even weeks. (sourcewatch.org)
  • An Afghan chicken seller kisses a chicken in Jalalabad, Afghanistan (file photo) (epa) March 21, 2006 -- Pakistan says tests have confirmed the country's first known outbreaks of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu. (rferl.org)
  • The VSP requires cruise ships to have Outbreak Prevention and Response Plans, which the Mercury implemented with increased cleaning and disinfection across the ship as well as modifying food service procedures. (cnn.com)
  • Every cruise line maintains their own outbreak prevention and response plan. (theweek.com)
  • Funding supported UNICEF's efforts focusing on controlling the outbreak, reinforcing and ensuring access to essential social services and scaling up prevention and preparedness activities. (merck.com)
  • We hope individuals will find the new app to be a useful source of outbreak information -- locally, nationally, and globally," said HealthMap co-founder John Brownstein, an assistant professor in the Children's Hospital Informatics Program. (newsmax.com)
  • That information is important, experts said, because the diagnostic tests now in use, as well as drugs and vaccines under consideration, are based on the Central African strain and might not work well on this outbreak. (nytimes.com)
  • In a report published in May, the CDC found that the number of reported infections with the strain known as E. coli 0157 , the major culprit in outbreaks, fell by about a third in 2014 compared to 2006-2008. (webmd.com)
  • Neighboring India, Iran, and Afghanistan have already reported outbreaks of the H5N1 strain of bird flu, which can be deadly to humans. (rferl.org)
  • and 5) relevant epidemiologic and environmental data needed to understand the outbreak occurrences and for determining the deficiency classification. (medscape.com)
  • But news of the Ebola outbreak has not yet affected night life in the capital, as the city's clubs remain open till dawn. (bbc.co.uk)
  • The Soviets in their day responded quickly, though they kept news of the outbreaks from the outside world. (latimes.com)
  • The funeral's central role, which local doctors had anecdotally suspected, was confirmed by geneticists at the Broad Institute of M.I.T. and Harvard who sequenced the virus found in 78 patients treated at Kenema Government Hospital in northeastern Sierra Leone, near the borders with Liberia and Guinea, two countries that are also at the heart of the outbreak. (nytimes.com)
  • It's frightening that a single event could catalyze a whole outbreak, but that's what it looks like happened," said Dr. W. Ian Lipkin, a renowned virus hunter at Columbia University, who called the study "a really nice piece of work. (nytimes.com)
  • Questions and answers on the scale of the outbreak and the science of the Ebola virus. (nytimes.com)
  • Countries with already poor health care systems struggled to contain the early stages of the outbreak, and one of the worst problems they faced was the lack of any quick, reliable way to identify patients infected with the virus. (voanews.com)
  • Esri GIS technology specifically allows us to characterize the Zika virus outbreak and contextualize it for decision makers,' explained Dr. Joseph Green, PDC's health risk specialist. (esri.com)
  • Mapping regional vulnerabilities to virus outbreaks highlights the value of mosquito management programs. (esri.com)
  • BBC correspondents in the region explain the effects of the outbreak of the virus, which kills between 25% and 90% of its victims. (bbc.co.uk)
  • A bump in virus outbreaks on shore is likely to carry over to cruise ships. (cnn.com)
  • Patient to patient transmission of hepatitis B virus: a systematic review of reports on outbreaks between 1992 and 2007. (redorbit.com)
  • Hundreds of thousands of the ferret-like animals, which are bred for their fur, have been culled in the Netherlands and other European countries since the virus outbreak. (reuters.com)
  • The U.N. health agency has previously described a pandemic as a situation in which a new virus is causing "sustained community-level outbreaks" in at least two world regions. (yahoo.com)
  • Although she doesn't have any outbreaks that she has noticed she may still shed the virus therefore you still have a risk of getting it. (medhelp.org)
  • How likely are virus outbreaks on cruises? (theweek.com)
  • The majority of virus outbreaks in the past 10 years occurred on voyages that were between seven and 15 days long, according to CDC data . (theweek.com)
  • Cruise crews begin cleaning procedures as soon as signs of an outbreak are detected to disrupt the spread of the virus. (theweek.com)
  • Funds went towards conducting an assessment in Sierra Leone to determine specific strategies to stop the spread of the Ebola virus and prevent future outbreaks. (merck.com)
  • In a move to help prevent virus outbreaks, architect and MIT professor Carlo Ratti created a robot that can identify and map biological data. (trendhunter.com)
  • This robot has the potential to benefit medical researchers, doctors and biologists who are working on preventing virus outbreaks. (trendhunter.com)
  • Newly Discovered Ebola Virus Associated with Hemorrhagic Fever Outbreak in Uganda" (Full free text). (wikipedia.org)