*  Harpocrates Speaks: Useful Interactive Map of Worlwide Disease Outbreaks
The Council on Foreign Relations has devised an interactive map of infectious disease outbreaks around the world:. ,p,& ... Useful Interactive Map of Worlwide Disease Outbreaks My news alerts have been populated, lately, with numerous stories about ... New Jersey and others are all seeing outbreaks of an easily preventable disease. As these news items have cropped up, I began ... Finally, the data only go back to 2008, making the map good for looking at recent outbreaks, but not particularly helpful for ...
  http://www.harpocratesspeaks.com/2012/05/useful-interactive-map-of-worlwide.html
*  Craig Hedberg, PhD
... including foodborne disease outbreaks; this work was funded by CDC through the UM Preparedness and Emergency Response Research ... Special Considerations for Multijurisdictional Outbreaks; and Performance Indicators for Foodborne Disease Programs. He ... Specific focus areas have included the timeliness of surveillance and outbreak investigations; enhancement of outbreak ... Hedberg is one of the few Academics who has made foodborne illness surveillance and outbreak investigation a primary focus of ...
  http://mnfoodsafetycoe.umn.edu/craig-hedberg-phd/
*  Department of Health | Influenza outbreak preparedness: lessons from outbreaks in residential care facilities in 2014
... managing six outbreaks at the public health unit level and the implications for future vaccine composition and local outbreak ... Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 39 No 2 - June 2015 /. Influenza outbreak preparedness: lessons from outbreaks in ... Communicable Diseases Network Australia. A practical guide to assist in the prevention and management of influenza outbreaks in ... Outbreak description and results Six influenza outbreaks were notified to the PHU between 4 July and 8 September 2014 affecting ...
  http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/cda-cdi3902d.htm
*  NAMING THE GUILTY - identifying the causes of food poisoning outbreaks : Food Safety Watch
THE HEPATITIS A VIRUS - an overlooked cause of foodborne disease. Bacteria are by far the most common and best known causes of ... H4 outbreak. The technical report from the Robert Koch Institute shows how the isolates from the outbreak were characterised ... PFGE is routinely used to type foodborne pathogens, including Salmonella, Listeria and E. coli O157, involved in outbreaks. The ... When an outbreak of foodborne infection is reported, one of the most important tasks facing investigators is to identify the ...
  http://www.foodsafetywatch.org/features/naming-the-guilty-identifying-the-causes-of-food-poisoning-outbreaks/
*  Ebola Virus: U.S. Prepared for Widespread Outbreak?
... prepared for a large-scale Ebola outbreak within the country? WSJ's Betsy McKay reports on the News Hub with Simon Constable. ... in tracking people exposed to the disease ... the Vista is Atlanta bureau chief Betsy McKay has more and she joins us now that ... Ebola Virus: U.S. Prepared for Widespread Outbreak?. 10/6/2014 10:27AM Is the U.S. prepared for a large-scale Ebola outbreak ... invade another ex husband and I actually have the disease ... another one as it gets well thank you Brian much Betsy McKay of ...
  http://www.wsj.com/video/ebola-virus-us-prepared-for-widespread-outbreak/2CEFB0A1-FBEB-4BB7-A7AE-49235AF2EAB4.html
*  Salmonella Ground Beef Outbreak Sickened 22, CDC Reports | Food Safety News
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday. ... Salmonella Ground Beef Outbreak Sickened 22, CDC Reports By ... Among the 14 outbreak victims for whom information was available, half were hospitalized, according to CDC's final outbreak ... No deaths were connected to the outbreak.. The type of Salmonella Typhimurium that caused this outbreak is uncommon, according ... An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to ground beef that started in early December of 2012 is now thought to have ended ...
  http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2013/03/salmonella-ground-beef-outbreak-sickened-22-cdc-reports/
*  Shelter snapshot: Steps to contain disease outbreak
From before an outbreak to after it's contained, here are the steps you need to take. ... Is the shelter you work with prepared to manage an infectious disease outbreak? ... Steps to contain disease outbreak. Is the shelter you work with prepared to manage an infectious disease outbreak? From before ... At the start of an outbreak, the cause of disease may not be known, and the plan must be flexible enough that it can be changed ...
  http://veterinarymedicine.dvm360.com/shelter-snapshot-steps-contain-disease-outbreak
*  Disease outbreak legal definition of Disease outbreak
What is Disease outbreak? Meaning of Disease outbreak as a legal term. What does Disease outbreak mean in law? ... Definition of Disease outbreak in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... outbreak. (redirected from Disease outbreak). Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.. Related to Disease outbreak: ... Disease outbreak legal definition of Disease outbreak https://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Disease+outbreak ...
  http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Disease+outbreak
*  A large community outbreak of waterborne giardiasis- delayed detection in a non-endemic urban area | BMC Public Health | Full...
Nygard K, Gondrosen B, Lund V: [Water-borne disease outbreaks in Norway]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2003, 123: 3410-3413.PubMed ... Relying on disease-specific surveillance systems for detection of outbreaks is not sufficient when the pathogen is difficult to ... Investigations of outbreaks are regulated by the Infectious Disease Control Act and regulations in Norway. The investigation to ... Furtado C, Adak GK, Stuart JM, Wall PG, Evans HS, Casemore DP: Outbreaks of waterborne infectious intestinal disease in England ...
  https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-6-141
*  Campus News: New technology will help pinpoint disease outbreaks
"Time is key in these events -- people can become very ill or die during disease outbreaks -- so speedy recognition and ... New technology will help pinpoint disease outbreaks University of Guelph researchers have received a $375,000 Health Canada ... food safety and human health data to speed up the identification and evaluation of disease outbreak sources. For example, if ... grant to develop a database program to help pinpoint causes of disease outbreaks. ...
  http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/archives/001403.html
*  STUDY: Global Outbreaks, Emerging Infectious Diseases On The Rise | publichealthwatch
The rate of infectious disease outbreaks and the number of unique illnesses causing them is increasing around the globe, ... according to a new Brown University analysis of more than 12,000 outbreaks affecting 44 million people worldwide over the last ... Filed Under Communicable Disease, Disease Containment, Disease Epidemic, Disease Outbreak, Disease Prevention, Disease ... This global map plots cumulative outbreaks of human infectious disease since 1980. Darker shaded nations had more outbreaks. ...
  https://publichealthwatch.wordpress.com/2014/11/24/study-global-outbreaks-emerging-infectious-diseases-on-the-rise/
*  Water-Related Disease Outbreaks, 1985
... Michael E. St. Louis, M.D. Enteric Disease Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, Center ... Since 1971 CDC has tabulated data on waterborne disease outbreaks separately from those for foodborne disease outbreaks and ... the agent in two of four bacterial disease outbreaks, caused 10 (55%) of 18 waterborne bacterial disease outbreaks between 1980 ... No waterborne outbreaks of documented viral diseases were reported in 1985. In the one reported outbreak related to a chemical ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00001765.htm
*  Resistant Bacterial Infection Outbreak At California Hospital - Slashdot
Most of a modern hospital's patients aren't infected with some infectious disease. Patients are typically kept in rooms by ... Resistant Bacterial Infection Outbreak At California Hospital 132 Posted by timothy on Thursday February 19, 2015 @11:51AM. ... Health-care facilities with CRE outbreaks should consider the possibility of ERCP-related transmission. If ERCP-related ... Resistant Bacterial Infection Outbreak At California Hospital. Archived Discussion. Load All Comments ...
  https://science.slashdot.org/story/15/02/19/1452223/resistant-bacterial-infection-outbreak-at-california-hospital
*  Epidemic disease | Article about epidemic disease by The Free Dictionary
Some diseases are acute, producing severe symptoms that... Explanation of epidemic disease ... Find out information about epidemic disease. impairment of the normal state or functioning of the body as a whole or of any of ... it is also the nation's main vaccine production base whenever there is an epidemic disease outbreak in the region, such as with ... Related to epidemic disease: endemic disease, sporadic disease disease,. impairment of the normal state or functioning of the ...
  https://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/epidemic+disease
*  Ebola: the nexus between virus disease outbreaks and landscape fragmentation - CMCC
Rulli, M. C. et al. The nexus between forest fragmentation in Africa and Ebola virus disease outbreaks. Sci. Rep. 7, 41613; doi ... In other words, the areas in which we recorded the first virus disease outbreaks from 2004 to 2015 are hotspots of forest ... "We analyzed the impact of forest loss (and the impact of different types of deforestation) on these virus disease outbreaks - ... Home » TEC - the CMCC blog » Ebola: the nexus between virus disease outbreaks and landscape fragmentation ...
  http://www.cmcc.it/article/ebola
*  Twitter to Track Disease Outbreaks
Public health officials could use social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to track contagious diseases, according to ... Cristianini's research may lead to applications that visualize disease outbreaks in the same way. Other applications could help ... Public health officials could use social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to track contagious diseases, according to ...
  http://www.ibtimes.com/twitter-track-disease-outbreaks-365458
*  Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks --United States, 1993-1997
Several types of outbreaks are excluded from the Foodborne-Disease Outbreak Surveillance System such as outbreaks that occur on ... Foodborne-Disease Outbreaks During 1993-1997. As in previous years, bacterial pathogens caused most outbreaks and infections ... Interpretation of Data from the Foodborne-Disease Outbreak Surveillance System. Foodborne diseases cause an estimated 76 ... Disease prevention and control. The investigation of foodborne-disease outbreaks leads to prevention and control measures in ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss4901a1.htm
*  Using Biostatistics To Detect Disease Outbreaks
... Illustration of an influenza virus attaching to a cell membrane: Professor ... Using Biostatistics To Detect Disease Outbreaks * A Viral Cloaking Device * Malaria Millennium Development Goal Unlikely To Be ... Professor Ryan will be contributing to the development of a model of what the 'usual' behaviour of a disease occurrence would ... versus missing an outbreak that is occurring. We need to develop methods of detection that will have high sensitivity to ...
  http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Using_Biostatistics_To_Detect_Disease_Outbreaks_999.html
*  iPhone Application Tracks Disease Outbreaks | Newsmax.com
... there is a case of swine flu nearby can now find out instantly with a new program that tracks outbreaks of infectious diseases. ... HealthMap, founded in 2006, tracks and maps infectious disease outbreaks through news reports, personal accounts, official ... enables users to track and report outbreaks of infectious diseases such as swine flu in real time.. It is available for free ... Users can also set alerts to be notified on their iPhone or by e-mail when new outbreaks are reported nearby.. "We hope ...
  https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/iphone-application-tracks-outbreaks-of-disease/2009/09/03/id/475094/
*  Wikipedia-Based Tracking Model Could Predict Disease Outbreaks: Study
A team of scientists was able to predict influenza outbreaks in the U.S., Poland, Japan and Thailand by tracking page views on ... Wikipedia-Based Tracking Model Could Predict Disease Outbreaks: Study. By Avaneesh Pandey @avaneeshp88 On 11/14/14 AT 3:06 AM. ... Wikipedia page views could, in the future, become an important tool in predicting disease outbreaks, according to the findings ... argued that Wikipedia traffic data could also be used to estimate the current rates of disease outbreaks across the world. ...
  http://www.ibtimes.com/wikipedia-based-tracking-model-could-predict-disease-outbreaks-study-1723704
*  Threat of Global Disease Outbreaks Spawns 27-Nation Pact
... by strengthening and linking disease-monitoring systems, developing real-time electronic reporting, and promoting faster ... disease outbreaks, and that their failure to institute effective disease-surveillance and -control systems poses a global ... "Disease threats spread faster than ever before," and "outbreaks anywhere in the world are only a plane ride away" from ... They included novel diseases, such as new strains of influenza and outbreaks of known threats such as Ebola. In particular, ...
  https://www.voanews.com/a/reu-threat-of-global-disease-outbreaks-spawns-27-nation-pact/1850651.html
*  WHO | Preventing disease outbreaks after the tsunami in Solomon Islands
Cramped living conditions, limited clean water, and poor sanitation increases the risk of diarrhoea and other disease outbreaks ...
  http://www.who.int/features/2013/solomon_tsunami/photos/en/index2.html
*  Health & Prevention: Social Distancing Guidelines (for workplace communicable disease outbreaks)
In the event of an influenza pandemic or other communicable disease situation, [Name of Company] may implement these social ... distancing guidelines to minimize the spread of the influenza and other communicable diseases among the staff. ...
  https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/tools-and-samples/policies/pages/cms_016204.aspx
*  Articles about West Nile Virus - tribunedigital-glendalenews-press
A mosquito sample collected in Glendale tested positive for West Nile virus, making it the first sign of the disease in the ... Following a July outbreak of West Nile Virus in La Crescenta, the council will officially notify the public about the mosquito- ... A mosquito sample collected in Glendale tested positive for West Nile virus, making it the first sign of the disease in the ... Following a July outbreak of West Nile Virus in La Crescenta, the council will officially notify the public about the mosquito- ...
  http://articles.glendalenewspress.com/keyword/west-nile-virus
*  May 21, 2015
Ebola Outbreak Serves As 'Wake-Up Call' To Boost R&D, Prepare For Next Outbreak Scientific American: After Ebola, a Blueprint ... Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases: Powerful Testimonies Urge Action on Neglected Tropical Diseases. Selma Melkich ... Social Costs Of Diseases Must Be Considered When Debating Costs Of Drug R&D U.S. News & World Report: The True Cost of Costly ... There are many diseases with the potential to trigger chaos and human suffering, but we have learned how to jumpstart research ...
  https://www.kff.org/daily-news/may-21-2015/