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Decrease In Large Wildlife Populations Drives Increase In Rodent-borne Disease And Risk To Humans
2014-04-29 03:30:12

Populations of large wildlife are declining around the world, while zoonotic diseases (those transmitted from animals to humans) are on the rise.

2012-06-27 17:53:20

Scientists have identified a new mechanism of bacterial pathogenesis.

2012-05-17 23:12:02

This year's tick season is predicted to be intense, and a single tick bite can transmit more than one illness.

2012-04-23 22:03:53

A bacterium historically associated with cat scratch fever and transmitted predominately by fleas may also play a role in human rheumatoid illnesses such as arthritis, according to new research from North Carolina State University.

2010-09-20 06:45:00

JACKSON, N.J., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyme disease is a growing threat in the U.S., with numbers that continue to rise despite increased awareness about the disease.

2010-07-28 02:59:00

MONHEIM, Germany, July 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Studies Reveal Impact and Spread of CVBDs Worldwide Fascinating studies giving new insights into the spread of leishmaniosis in the UK and France, the appearance of new CVBDs in Germany, the state of heartworm infection in Korea and the neurological impact on humans of long-term bartonella infection from the USA are among the papers now available for download from http://www.cvbd.org, as the proceedings of the 5th Annual...

2009-01-07 11:07:48

University and government researchers have linked a bacteria species commonly found in sheep to human illness, a report in a U.S.

2009-01-07 08:55:51

Researchers at North Carolina State University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have produced the first link between a species of bacteria most commonly found in sheep and human illness.

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2008-11-24 13:24:29

Bacteria that can cause serious heart disease in humans are being spread by rat fleas, sparking concern that the infections could become a bigger problem in humans.

2008-08-25 09:00:26

By Rita M Rhoads By Rita M. Rhoads / Special to the Sunday News In an article on Lyme disease (Aug. 3), there were several inaccurate statements. I will delineate these errors, but will admit one huge truth: Lyme is on an upswing.


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