*  Poliomyelitis - Wikipedia
Polio is one of only two diseases currently the subject of a global eradication program, the other being Guinea worm disease. ... Polio is most infectious between 7 and 10 days before and after the appearance of symptoms, but transmission is possible as ... Professional Guide to Diseases (Professional Guide Series). Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2005. pp. 243-5. ... prevent disease, and reduce the severity of disease in other patients who had contracted polio. The results of a large clinical ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poliomyelitis
*  dreddyclinic.com - Smallpox (variola)
... disfiguring and often deadly disease caused by the variola virus. ... other patients would probably be vaccinated against the disease ... Timing of transmission. A person infected with chickenpox can unknowingly transmit the virus to others before symptoms ever ... But smallpox becomes infectious only when symptoms appear and remains contagious until scabs fall from the pustules. According ... The eradication of smallpox was officially declared in 1980, and according to the World Health Organization, national ...
  http://www.dreddyclinic.com/findinformation/vv/variolavirus.php
*  May 2016 Newsletter | Global Washington
... announced the eradication of smallpox, the first and only infectious disease to meet this fate. Eradication of a disease is ... requiring medical professionals to diagnose patients who have yet to show symptoms, and then treat them before transmission can ... The International Task Force for Disease Eradication has been coordinating efforts to rid the world of infectious diseases. ... Polio, also called poliomyelitis, is believed to be the next infectious disease in line for eradication because it has been ...
  http://globalwa.org/2016/05/may-2016-newsletter/
*  Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Wikipedia
The Foundation awarded the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases a US ... The Gates Foundation announced in October 2013 that it would join the IATI. The IATI publications only include a subset of ... Graduate and professional school scholars serve as mentors to the undergraduate scholars, who are chosen on the basis of ... gather data for analysis-to identify the weak links in the transmission cycle-and devise methods for control of the disease. In ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_&_Melinda_Gates_Foundation
*  Sofosbuvir - Wikipedia
In 2016, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the Infectious Diseases Society of America jointly ... This puts "patients at increased risk of medical complications" and contributes to the "transmission of the hepatitis C virus ... In 2014, Gilead announced that it would work with generic manufacturers in 91 developing countries to produce and sell ... Michael Mezher for Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society. February 4, 2015 Follow the Rules, Indian Court Tells Patent ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sofosbuvir
*  Bovine spongiform encephalopathy - Wikipedia
McAlister, Vf (June 2005). "Sacred disease of our times: failure of the infectious disease model of spongiform encephalopathy ... "BSE: Disease control & eradication - Causes of BSE". Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs. March 2007. Archived ... Transmission can occur when healthy animals come in contact with tainted tissues from others with the disease. In the brain, ... For many of the vCJD patients, direct evidence exists that they had consumed tainted beef, and this is assumed to be the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bovine_spongiform_encephalopathy
*  IAC Express: Issue 1327
Report on June meeting of the International Task Force for Disease Eradication available; focus was on HBV and HCV. The World ... to assess the need for and administer vaccine to patients. The qualified healthcare professionals also must be eligible by ... CDC and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) will host a Thunderclap that will go live on September 28 at 10: ... Decrease opportunities for disease transmission, such as influenza, in your healthcare setting ...
  http://www.immunize.org/express/issue1327.asp
*  2017 Archive | University of Maryland School of Medicine
Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr. Miriam Laufer, to Head Division of Malaria Research at the University of Maryland ... In this high transmission area, they are at risk of severe malaria early in life when their immune system has not developed ... As one of the seven professional schools that make up the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine has ... University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that the school is a Grand ...
  http://www.medschool.umaryland.edu/news/2017/UM-SOM-Research-Supports-New-Approach-for-Protecting-Infants-from-Malaria.html
*  Jim Yong Kim - Wikipedia
It achieved remarkable success treating infectious diseases at low cost, spending $150 to $200 to cure tuberculosis patients in ... Redefining MDR-TB transmission "hot spots." International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2000; 4(5):387-94. Farmer ... prompted international organizations to rededicate efforts to the eradication of the disease, and in June 2002, the World ... He is the first Bank leader whose professional background is not in the political or financial sectors, and the first to have ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Yong_Kim
*  McHerbert's Notes: November 2014
The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced Nigeria as making serious progress in eradication of polio ( ... Fake Professionals. In the words of Prof Alex Dodoo, who monitors patients safety for the World Health Organisation and have ... Poliomyelitis is an infectious disease cause by the polio virus. The disease is spread faeco-orally, between individuals. The ... However the disease is gotten when you share needles,. Or via exchange of body fluid. Unprotected sex is the major transmission ...
  http://doctorsquarter.blogspot.com.ng/2014/11/
*  Zika fever - Wikipedia
2011). "Probable Non-Vector-borne Transmission of Zika Virus, Colorado, USA". Emerging Infectious Diseases. 17 (5): 880-882. ... "Factsheet for health professionals". Zika virus infection. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Archived from ... Zika virus can be identified by reverse transcriptase PCR (RT-PCR) in acutely ill patients. However, the period of viremia can ... On 20 February 2016, Brazilian scientists announced that they had successfully sequenced the Zika virus genome, and expressed ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zika_fever
*  Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus - Wikipedia
Transmission occurs between healthcare providers and patients. This is because some providers may inconsistently neglect to ... The Infectious Disease Society of America recommends vancomycin, linezolid, or clindamycin (if susceptible) for treating those ... Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology (June 25, 2007). "National Prevalence Study of Methicillin- ... In September 2004, the UK National Health Service announced its Clean Your Hands campaign. It was recommended that alcohol- ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methicillin-resistant_Staphylococcus_aureus
*  Infectious Diseases News & Media | Division of Infectious Diseases | Albert Einstein College of Medicine
2012 Resident/Fellow Research Symposium Winners Announced. Dr. Kerry Murphy, Infectious Diseases fellow, was among the winners ... Liise-anne Pirofski will deliver the Maxwell Finland lecture, "Why isn't my patient getting better: Revisiting the disease in ... the political and financial hurdles to eradication, and new treatments are on the horizon. ... having attained a high degree of peer recognition or professional achievement. ...
  https://www.einstein.yu.edu/departments/medicine/divisions/infectious-diseases/news/
*  The Ebola Virus | Doctoralia Insights
How does the disease develop? Here we tell you everything you need to know. ... whooping cough or measles are 10 times more infectious than Ebola. Transmission ratio * Ebola. ... The WHO announces the eradication of Ebola in Senegal and Nigeria.. * 23 September 2014 The CDC estimates that by January there ... The patient is given liquids in order to keep them hydrated and keep the mineral salts in the body balanced (electrolyte ...
  http://insights.doctoralia.co.uk/the-ebola-virus/
*  IAC Express: Issue 1333
IAC's Diseases and Vaccines: Mumps web page. *IAC's print resources about mumps for healthcare professionals and their patients ... transmission can occur when infectious material, such as saliva or nervous tissue from an infected animal, comes into direct ... CDC announces 2017 HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention Champion award winners. CDC has announced the ten regional winners of the ... and mitigating the threat of decreasing resources once polio eradication is achieved.. Related Links ...
  http://www.immunize.org/express/issue1333.asp
*  IAC EXPRESS - Issue #348
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) announced the Sixth Annual Conference on Vaccine Research will take ... Clinicians are encouraged to report to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System patients with fever (more than 24 hours) or ... The Global Commission for the Certification of the Eradication of Poliomyelitis will declare the world polio-free when all ... of seven medical professional societies. (NNii activities will continue under the leadership of Louis Z. Cooper, MD, immediate ...
  http://www.immunize.org/genr.d/issue348.htm
*  IAC Express: Issue 1322
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) will present a webinar titled 'The Role of Healthcare Professionals in ... Describe resources available to help healthcare professionals talk with adult patients about specific influenza vaccines most ... CDC has announced that there was an error in the HTML version of the Pertussis chapter of Epidemiology and Prevention of ... CDC's Transmission of Influenza Viruses from Animals to People web page. *Current issue and archives of the Weekly ...
  http://www.immunize.org/express/issue1322.asp
*  HIV/AIDS in Mozambique - Wikipedia
... government realizes that there is much work to be done on the path towards the eradication of this infectious disease. In order ... In fact, because of the few healthcare workers available to care for patients and the continuously high HIV-infected patient ... specifically focusing on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of the disease through the introduction of ... As a result, individuals who may be aware of their HIV seropositivity may be afraid to announce their diagnosis publicly in ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HIV/AIDS_in_Mozambique
*  West Nile virus | definition of West Nile virus by Medical dictionary
Patient care. Disease transmission can be prevented with mosquito control and mosquito avoidance measures. Health care ... Zoonotic diseases - Diseases caused by infectious agents that can be transmitted between (or are shared by) animals and humans ... professionals should advise patients and families to limit time out of doors, esp. at dusk and dawn, to wear protective ... Mosquito eradication programs have been instituted in most major cities. Public health authorities can utilize United States ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/West+Nile+virus
*  HIV AIDS | Events | Conferences | USA | Europe | Asia Specific | 2018
Infectious diseases conference, Virology conference, Viral Immunology conference ... Transmission and Eradication Issues apart from this HIV Co-infection, HIV Current pharmaceutical design ... Conference Series proudly announces 6th International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs and STIs. (STD AIDS 2017) which is slated at ... Grady Hospital is the only emergency department in Atlanta that offers an HIV test to every patient regardless of why they are ...
  http://market-analysis.conferenceseries.com/std-aids-market-reports
*  Secret Email Reveals more Homeopathic Killing in Kenya - The Quackometer Blog
"The scientific allopathic community entirely misses the boat on the treatment of infectious diseases. The approach itself is ... We hope to include about 200 patients.. Every month at our various clinics in Kenya we normally see about 150-250 patients for ... The goal was announced by Beth Mugo, minister of public health and sanitation, at the opening of last week's 5th MIM Pan ... Elimination occurs when malaria prevalence drops to zero in a region, while eradication achieves the same on a global scale. ...
  http://www.quackometer.net/blog/2010/07/secret-email-reveals-more-homeopathic-killing-in-kenya.html?replytocom=6110
*  IAC EXPRESS - Issue #582
YOU HAVE MANY SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE FIELD OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE. WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?. I ... their patients, the epidemiology and modes of transmission, diagnosis, treatment, and nonvaccine infection control strategies, ... NEW: IAC AND NEW YORK STATE COLLABORATE ON A PROFESSIONAL-EDUCATION PIECE ABOUT THE HEPATITIS B BIRTH DOSE IAC recently ... On February 6, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it and the Institut Pasteur have agreed to ...
  http://www.immunize.org/genr.d/issue582.htm
*  2015-16 Zika virus epidemic - Wikipedia
Musso, Didier (October 2015). "Zika Virus Transmission from French Polynesia to Brazil". Emerging Infectious Diseases. Centers ... Plans were announced by the authorities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to try to prevent the spread of the Zika virus during the ... The Zika virus can be identified by RT-PCR in acutely ill patients. RT-PCR testing of serum and tissue samples can be used to ... 1 million via UNICEF to fight the spread of the Zika virus and offering professional personnel to help to determine where it ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015%E2%80%9316_Zika_virus_epidemic
*  Lesson: Increasing Awareness About Mumps and the Importance of Vaccination
Immunization and infectious diseases. www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/immunization-and-infectious-diseases. ... which led to herd immunity and an almost complete eradication of mumps in pediatric patients, many huge outbreaks have been ... Advertising Contacts Editorial Staff Submitting a Manuscript Media Kit Professional Organizations About Us Contact Us Privacy ... Transmission occurs via contact with respiratory secretions or saliva, and incubation is usually 16 to 18 days. Serious but ...
  https://www.uspharmacist.com/ce/increasing-awareness-about-mumps-and
*  3 The Elimination of Hepatitis C | Eliminating the Public Health Problem of Hepatitis B and C in the United States: Phase One...
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases-Infectious Disease Society of America). 2015a. Monitoring patients who are ... but also the strategy for interrupting transmission. Treating infected patients as a way to prevent disease spread is an ... Gilead sciences announces fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results.. Gilead Sciences. 2015b. Q1 2015 earning results ... Eradication of hepatitis C virus infection and the development of hepatocellular carcinoma: A meta-analysis of observational ...
  https://www.nap.edu/read/23407/chapter/5