Latest Leptospirosis Stories
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New research has identified the banded mongoose as one of the biggest public health threats in Africa.
A team led by PhD researcher Dr Colleen Lau from the School of Population Health, has discovered the disease, known medically as leptospirosis, was traditionally a concern for males working in the agricultural and livestock industries, as it is contracted from contact with the urine of host animals.
U.S. marine biologists say they have initiated a study of the increased incidence of leptospirosis cases in wild California sea lions.
The Marine Mammal Center is seeing a large number of leptospirosis cases in California sea lions this year and is leading a study to determine when and why the sea lions contract this disease.
CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation has sent notices to two city hospitals - Julian Hospital in Perambur and National Hospital in Broadway - asking them why action should not be initiated against them for not intimating civic authorities about the diagnosis of communicable diseases.
More than 300 people in the eastern Thai province of Chachoengsao have become ill from flood-related diseases, officials said. The Thai News Agency reported Friday that heavy and continuing rains caused recurring floods in three districts -- Phanom Sarakham, Ban Pho and Plaeng Yao.
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