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U.S. Beef Imports at Record High in Korea's Imported Beef Market

U.S. Beef Imports at Record High in Korea's Imported Beef Market | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Dec.2 (Korea Bizwire) — Beef imported from the United States increased significantly to hit a share of over 50 percent of …...
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COMPARE is a multidisciplinary research network that has the common vision to become the enabling analytical framework and globally linked data and information sharing platform for the rapid identification, containment and mitigation of emerging infectious diseases and foodborne out-breaks.  COMPARE also addresses health, risk, and vaccine communication  in Emerging Infectious Disease outbreaks and Emerging Epidemics.
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BASF's Xarvio partners with Arable to improve fungicide recs in lead up to outcome-based pricing

BASF's Xarvio partners with Arable to improve fungicide recs in lead up to outcome-based pricing | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Xarvio is now pulling data from Arable's hyperlocal weather data sensors to help farmers improve the timing and efficacy of their fungicide applications.
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The south's latest culinary trend: inadequate, rotting prison food, supplemented by cattle feed /

The south's latest culinary trend: inadequate, rotting prison food, supplemented by cattle feed / | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
The south's latest culinary trend: inadequate, rotting prison food, supplemented by cattle feed...
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Typhoid vaccine 'works fantastically well'

Typhoid vaccine 'works fantastically well' | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
The jab is being given to nine million children in Pakistan at risk of a dangerous form of the infection.
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Anti-vaxxer footy WAG blames Samoa for measles outbreak | Daily

Anti-vaxxer footy WAG blames Samoa for measles outbreak | Daily | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Taylor Winterstein, the Australian wife of Samoan rugby league player Frank Winterstein, is campaigning against compulsory immunisation in the Pacific Island nation.
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Health officials urge students, teachers to get flu shots

Health officials urge students, teachers to get flu shots | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – With flu season coming, health officials and physicians say it’s never too late to get a flu shot. Medical professionals urge students and teachers to stay cautious around this time.
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Samoa in Christmas lockdown as measles deaths top 50

Samoa in Christmas lockdown as measles deaths top 50 | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
The small Pacific island nation of Samoa has closed schools and is restricting travel ahead of the Christmas holiday season as the death toll from a measles outbreak tops 50, in the latest flare-up o…...
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Samoa shuts down in unprecedented battle against measles crisis

Samoa shuts down in unprecedented battle against measles crisis | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Samoa entered a two-day lockdown Thursday to carry out an unprecedented mass vaccination drive aimed at containing a devastating measles epidemic that has killed dozens of children in the Pacific island nation.
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Female vaper, 49, suffers an incurable lung disease found in metal factory workers | Daily

Female vaper, 49, suffers an incurable lung disease found in metal factory workers | Daily | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of California say the disease was likely caused by fumes from the heating coils used in her devices. Her lung cells under (left) compared to healthy tissue (right).
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European health body warns it cannot back vaping as a safe aid to quitting smoking | Daily

European health body warns it cannot back vaping as a safe aid to quitting smoking | Daily | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
The European Respiratory Society (ERS) said the continued exposure to toxins is a 'bad alternative to quitting smoking' - even though it may be at a reduced level.
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Seattle: Dozens of norovirus-like cases linked to Brave Horse Tavern

Seattle: Dozens of norovirus-like cases linked to Brave Horse Tavern | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Public Health — Seattle & King County is reporting some 43 cases of a norovirus-like illness linked to a Seattle restaurant. Officials say the outbreak is associated with Brave Horse Tavern on 310 Terry Ave N, in  Seattle.
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Samoa reports two additional measles deaths in past 24 hours

Samoa reports two additional measles deaths in past 24 hours | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the Samoa measles outbreak, the Ministry of Health confirmed an additional 165 cases and two deaths in the past 24 hours. This brings the outbreak total to 4,217 measles cases and 62 measles related deaths.
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News Typhoid vaccine ‘works fantastically well’ –

News Typhoid vaccine ‘works fantastically well’ – | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Image copyright Gates Archive/Samantha Reinders A new typhoid vaccine works “fantastically well” and is being used to help stop an almost untreatable strain of the infection, doctors sa…...
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Samoa shuts down as authorities battle deadly measles outbreak

Samoa shuts down as authorities battle deadly measles outbreak | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Samoa has begun a two-day shutdown as the government tries to curb a measles epidemic that has killed 62 people.
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News Chipotle has nurses check if workers who call in sick are just hungover – Business Insider –

News Chipotle has nurses check if workers who call in sick are just hungover – Business Insider – | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Chipotle has nurses check whether employees who call in sick are genuinely unwell or just hungover.”We have nurses on call, so that if you say, ‘Hey, I’ve been sick,’ you ge…...
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Typhoid vaccine over 81% effective in tackling disease in Nepal

Typhoid vaccine over 81% effective in tackling disease in Nepal | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi, typhoid is a major cause of fever in children in low- and middle-income countries and is responsible for nearly 11 million cases and more than 116,000 deaths a year worldwide.
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It's flu season already! Hospital admissions double in a week as winter virus arrives early  | Daily

It's flu season already! Hospital admissions double in a week as winter virus arrives early  | Daily | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Hospital admissions for flu are already at 'moderate intensity' with 2.8 admissions per 100,000, figures show. Yet just 17.7 per cent of children, known as 'super-spreaders', have been immunised.
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Romaine outbreak patient list tops 100; warnings continue as harvest moves

Romaine outbreak patient list tops 100; warnings continue as harvest moves | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
More than 100 people have now been confirmed with infections in an E. coli outbreak associated with romaine lettuce.Public health officials continue...
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Chipotle's sick policy requires employees to speak to a nurse

Chipotle's sick policy requires employees to speak to a nurse | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
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Food Safety? It’s Better Than You Think

Food Safety? It’s Better Than You Think | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Here in the midst of the holiday cooking season, it's a good time to reflect on what food suppliers are doing to keep what we eat safe.
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E-cigarette user diagnosed with lung disease normally found in metal workers

E-cigarette user diagnosed with lung disease normally found in metal workers | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
An e-cigarette user has been diagnosed with incurable lung disease normally found in metal workers.
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Unvaccinated Samoans must identify themselves with red flags, officials say

Unvaccinated Samoans must identify themselves with red flags, officials say | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
The outbreak has killed 60 so far, almost all young children.
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E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Increases

E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Increases | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The CDC posted its updated case counts today in the multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked yet again to romaine lettuce. This 2019 E. coli Romaine Lettuce Outbreak is now in 23 states, with 102 illnesses and 58 of those are hospitalized.
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Samoan families put red flags outside as vaccination teams go door-to-door after measles deaths - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Samoan families put red flags outside as vaccination teams go door-to-door after measles deaths - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Families in Samoa that are not vaccinated against measles are being told to display red flags outside their homes, as medical teams go door-to-door administering vaccines.
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Tonga measles outbreak tops 400 cases

Tonga measles outbreak tops 400 cases | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the measles outbreak in Tonga, health officials report as of Monday, 440 cases of confirmed or suspected measles have been identified in Tonga, an additional 46 cases since the last report.
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Samoa measles outbreak: Government shuts down so everyone can get vaccinated

Samoa measles outbreak: Government shuts down so everyone can get vaccinated | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Red flags have been erected across Samoa to mark unvaccinated households as the government shuts down Thursday to deploy all resources to reining in a deadly measles outbreak....
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