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Swine Fever-infected Wild Boars on Steady Rise in S. Korea

Swine Fever-infected Wild Boars on Steady Rise in S. Korea | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Dec.7 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of wild boars infected with the deadly African swine fever (ASF) virus has been …...
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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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New sensitive marker may enable early diagnosis, treatment of spotted fever rickettsioses

New sensitive marker may enable early diagnosis, treatment of spotted fever rickettsioses | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Rickettsiae are bacteria that cause severe, potentially lethal human infections, including Mediterranean spotted fever and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
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BlackburnNews.com - Seaforth Hospital still grappling with norovirus outbreak

BlackburnNews.com - Seaforth Hospital still grappling with norovirus outbreak | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Your Local News Network serving London, Windsor, Chatham, Sarnia and Midwestern Ontario...
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'Sars-family' virus claims second victim in China

'Sars-family' virus claims second victim in China | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
The death in the outbreak epicentre of Wuhan comes as Japan confirms its first case of the coronavirus.
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After 54 Days, The CDC Says It's Finally Safe To Eat Romaine

After 54 Days, The CDC Says It's Finally Safe To Eat Romaine | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
After almost two months, the CDC has announced an end to the most recent E. coli outbreak associated with romaine lettuce.
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CDC Confirms Black Markets, not “Vaping,” Caused Outbreak 

CDC Confirms Black Markets, not “Vaping,” Caused Outbreak  | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
A new CDC report puts the final nail in the coffin of the idea that the spat of lung injuries that occurred beginning last summer were caused by “vaping.” The CDC admitted this week that the injuries appear to be exclusively linked to marijuana vapes—not nicotine e-cigarettes, most of which were ...
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Hudson Elementary School Fighting Flu Outbreak –

Hudson Elementary School Fighting Flu Outbreak – | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Mulready Elementary School has had dozens of absences in the past few days with all signs pointing to the flu.
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'Chinese Restaurant Syndrome' - what is it and is it racist?

'Chinese Restaurant Syndrome' - what is it and is it racist? | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Makers of a flavouring agent launch a campaign against "racist" dictionary entry.
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Despite outbreak, Ebola treatment and vaccine represent ‘resounding scientific success’

Despite outbreak, Ebola treatment and vaccine represent ‘resounding scientific success’ | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Recently, the FDA formally approved the first vaccine to prevent the Ebola virus. The advance comes at a crucial time, as Democratic Republic of Congo is suffering an outbreak that has lasted over a year and a half and sickened more than 3,000.
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170 Sick In Yosemite, It Looks Like Norovirus

170 Sick In Yosemite, It Looks Like Norovirus | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
When they say that Yosemite is a sick place to go, this is not what they usually mean.
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Coronavirus: second death in China after Sars-like outbreak | World news | The Guardian

Coronavirus: second death in China after Sars-like outbreak | World news | The Guardian | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Man, 69, had been admitted to hospital with abnormal renal function and severe damage to organs...
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Second person dies from mystery Wuhan virus in China: official

Second person dies from mystery Wuhan virus in China: official | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
A second person has died in China from a mystery virus that has stricken dozens and appeared in two other Asian countries, officials said late on Thursday.Local authorities said a 69-year-old man died on Wednesday in Wuhan, the central Chinese city believed to be the epicentre of an outbreak of a...
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Second person dies from mystery Wuhan virus in China: official

Second person dies from mystery Wuhan virus in China: official | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Discover Entdecke Découvrir Ebooks, Heinz Duthel...
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Fears mysterious and deadly Chinese virus could spread to Indonesia | Daily

Fears mysterious and deadly Chinese virus could spread to Indonesia | Daily | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
There are fears the mysterious SARS-linked virus could hit Bali after a second case was reported in Thailand on Friday.
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Second patient DIES of mystery virus in China amid growing fears the lethal outbreak may spread | Daily

Second patient DIES of mystery virus in China amid growing fears the lethal outbreak may spread | Daily | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
The 69-year-old man died in the early hours of January 15 at Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan city, where 41 patients have fallen ill since December.
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Novel coronavirus in China: Diagnostic test, 2nd death in Wuhan

Novel coronavirus in China: Diagnostic test, 2nd death in Wuhan | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  Diagnostic test Researchers from the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have developed a new laboratory assay to detect the novel Chinese coronavirus.
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No mumps cases reported at CofC this week, but students encouraged to remain alert | Health | postandcourier.com

No mumps cases reported at CofC this week, but students encouraged to remain alert | Health | postandcourier.com | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Since the outbreak was announced back in September, the college has reported 76 cases of the virus.
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HSE: 44 deaths from flu so far this season

HSE: 44 deaths from flu so far this season | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Headline HSE: 44 deaths from flu so far this season...
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Vaping death toll hits 60 in the US as the outbreak swells to 2,668 illnesses | Daily

Vaping death toll hits 60 in the US as the outbreak swells to 2,668 illnesses | Daily | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
The vaping illness epidemic may be slowing two weeks after the FDA announced it will enact a ban on flavored e-cigarettes and New Jersey lawmakers inch toward their own measure.
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Novel virus tied to Chinese outbreak found in Japan, as second death is reported

Novel virus tied to Chinese outbreak found in Japan, as second death is reported | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Japanese health officials have confirmed a pneumonia case caused by a previously unknown virus that started an outbreak in China, becoming the third...
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Stomach illness outbreak in Yosemite impacts 170 people

Stomach illness outbreak in Yosemite impacts 170 people | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
A stomach illness outbreak continues to impact visitors and employees at Yosemite and on Thursday the national park said it has received reports from 170 people who experienced a gastrointestinal illness.
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Japan Confirms Case of Coronavirus Behind Outbreak in China - The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea - World

Japan Confirms Case of Coronavirus Behind Outbreak in China - The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea - World | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
Japan Confirms Case of Coronavirus Behind Outbreak in China...
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Nigeria closes out 2019 with two additional confirmed monkeypox cases

Nigeria closes out 2019 with two additional confirmed monkeypox cases | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  Nigerian health officials reported two additional confirmed monkeypox cases in December 2019, one each in Rivers and Imo states, bringing the total for the year to 46 confirmed cases for 2019.
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Second person dies from SARS-linked virus in China: official

Second person dies from SARS-linked virus in China: official | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
A second person has died in China from a mysterious SARS-linked virus that has stricken dozens and appeared in two other Asian countries, officials said.
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Yosemite National Park says 170 people ill in possible norovirus outbreak

Yosemite National Park says 170 people ill in possible norovirus outbreak | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
(Reuters) – Some 170 people who have spent time in Yosemite National Park in recent weeks have suffered from a gastrointestinal ailment “consistent with norovirus” and two have be…...
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Locust outbreak, most serious in 25 years, hits East Africa

Locust outbreak, most serious in 25 years, hits East Africa | COMPARE RISK COMMUNICATION | Scoop.it
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The most serious outbreak of desert locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa and posing an unprecedented threat to food security in some...
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