World Health Organization says Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola – CNA

DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania has declined to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, posing a challenge in efforts to fight the outbreak.Despite several requests “to date, clinical data, results of the investigations, possible contacts and potential laboratory tests performed … have not been communicated to WHO,” the U.N.…

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US States Warn Residents About Rare Mosquito-Borne Illness That Has Killed 5 – News18

Health authorities are investigating other cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a virus transmitted through a mosquito bite, which has left at least five people dead in three states this year.ImageIn the United States, an average of seven human cases of Eastern equine encephalitis are reported annually, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.CreditCreditCenters for…

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Cummings School takes precautions against EEE outbreak – Tufts Daily

Seven cases of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne disease fatal to humans and animals, have been confirmed since the outbreak started this summer in western Massachusetts. While Medford and Somerville are at low risk for the disease, Grafton, where Tufts’ Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is located, is one of 36 Massachusetts communities at…

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Uhh, Part of the Facility Where Russia Stores Smallpox and Ebola Exploded – Gizmodo

A vial of smallpox vaccine overlaid on a photo of the virus’s effects.Graphic: APблядь! An explosion at Russia’s State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology (Vector) resulted in a fire, glass blown out throughout the building, and one worker suffering third degree burns on Monday, according to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. Vector is one…

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