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Chinese officials report nosocomial bird flu transmission

Health professionals may have located the first evidence of a transmission the avian influenza A (H7N9) virus between unrelated people in a hospital in China. Read More »

Researchers offer overview of late-stage Ebola risks

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have conducted the first systematic analysis and review of the risks involved in the Ebola virus. Read More »

Uveitis among Ebola symptoms in convalescent phase

A case of an Ebola survivor shows that immune activation, uveitis, and nonspecific rises in antibody titers are symptoms of the convalescent phase of the Ebola virus. Read More »

South Sudan communities support Doctors Without Borders in malaria fight

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has been grateful for the help of local communities throughout South Sudan in fighting the recent increase in malaria cases. Read More »

Researchers review Ebola's epidemiology in Guinea

Researchers have conducted epidemiological studies of the Ebola virus disease throughout Conakry and its nearby prefectures in Guinea. Read More »

Researchers track HPAI transmission from birds to humans

Scientists have conducted research to determine the risk of transmission for people who are exposed to birds infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A H5 within the U.S. Read More »

Mosquitoes' resistance to DDT studied in western Kenya

Researchers recently conducted a test in western Kenya to evaluate the standard insecticide susceptibility of the Anopheles gambiae mosquito. Read More »

Study shows European hospitals miss every other HIV infection

A recent study shows that many European hospitals do not regularly test people who could have HIV infections, resulting in the hospitals missing every other HIV infection. Read More »

Dengue cases decrease in Caraga region

The Philippine Department of Health recently reported that dengue fever cases in the Caraga Region have decreased by 48 percent. Read More »

Gates, Osborne create Ross Fund to help eliminate malaria

Bill Gates and Chancellor George Osborne recently created a new fund that will help to support the worldwide fight to eliminate malaria as well as similar infectious diseases. The fund is named the Ross Fund in honor of Sir Ronald Ross. Read More »

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