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2013-12-01 23:04:26

Dating Platform for STD and STI Positive Singles Supports HIV / AIDS Cure Initiatives With Healthy December Donation Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 One-of-a-kind online dating platform, Positive Singles (http://www.positivesingles.com/), announced today that they will be donating 50 percent of their December 1st 2013 proceeds to an AIDS charity of choice to support AIDS Awareness, open communication, and healthy dating without fear amongst members of the AIDS community....

2013-12-01 23:04:11

PositiveSingles.com is offering one month free for all members who have HIV/AIDS and upgrade their account during November 30 to December 2, 2013, which is to commemorate World AIDS Day. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 PositiveSingles.com has announced that they will be offering one month free for all members who have HIV/AIDS and upgrade their account during the three days of November 30 to December 2, 2013, which is in honor of World AIDS Day. The upgrade must be done...

WHO: Mexico Cholera, Syria Poliovirus, MERS Coronavirus On The Rise
2013-11-29 09:03:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online MERS Coronavirus has been gripping the Middle East and parts of Europe for more than a year; Wild poliovirus type 1 has been on the rise in Syria after being nonexistent for more than 14 years; Mexico has seen an insurgence of infections from Vibrio cholerae O1 Ogawa in recent months. This week the World Health Organization (WHO) has received three separate reports from health officials in Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Syria pertaining...

2009 H1N1 Virus Death Toll Ten Times Higher Than Official Worldwide Estimates
2013-11-27 08:15:39

George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services A research team consisting of more than 60 collaborators in 26 countries has estimated the global death toll from the 2009 outbreak of the H1N1 virus to be 10 times higher than the World Health Organization's count, which was based on laboratory-confirmed cases of this flu. The study, which appears online in PLOS Medicine, suggests that the pandemic virus caused up to 203,000 respiratory deaths around the world....

2013-11-26 12:26:39

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To mark World AIDS Day 2013 on Dec. 1, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing today two data visualizations that depict the impact that HIV/AIDS has made on the population of 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131126/DC24068-INFO-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131126/DC24068-INFO-b) The Census Bureau estimates and projects population numbers, population growth rate,...

2013-11-22 23:03:16

HIVAZ.ORG is Arizona's first comprehensive online database for all things HIV, and one of the first statewide programs nationally. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 To raise awareness of the need for education and outreach, Aunt Rita’s Foundation is launching a statewide campaign that promotes HIV/AIDS awareness across Arizona by launching HIVAZ.ORG an online resource for testing and services. A portion of the campaign, made up of banners that will hang throughout the...

2013-11-20 12:28:37

At the 11th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, officers launch global call for rethink of policing to help stop the spread of HIV BANGKOK, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 5,000 law enforcement officials from over thirty countries have publicly called for a rethink to policing, and endorsed a statement of support for 'harm reduction' approaches to drug use and sex work at Asia's largest biennial conference on HIV/AIDS. Initiated in 2012 by the...

2013-11-18 16:28:55

Integrated and aggressive digital campaign will help grow support for Ryan White Program TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AIDS Institute (TAI) today announced the launch of an integrated and aggressive digital campaign through RyanWhiteAction.org to build support across the nation for the continuation of the Ryan White Program. The campaign will include a petition, social media advertising and direct messages to Congressional leaders, where success stories...

2013-11-15 08:24:33

LONDON, November 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- #SOMEONELIKEME: A GLOBAL CONVERSATION ABOUT SEX, SEXUAL HEALTH AND A WORLD FREE FROM HIV FOR WORLD AIDS DAY 2013, DUREX AND THE MTV STAYING ALIVE FOUNDATION LAUNCH 3 YEAR GLOBAL INITIATIVE Launch film preview http://youtu.be/yMcVsfEYoj8 Reckitt Benckiser's power...

2013-11-15 04:20:42

LONDON, November 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FOR WORLD AIDS DAY 2013, DUREX AND THE MTV STAYING ALIVE FOUNDATION Launch 3 YEAR GLOBAL INITIATIVE Launch film preview http://youtu.be/yMcVsfEYoj8 Monday 11th November 2013: Reckitt Benckiser's power brand Durex partners with the MTV Staying Alive Foundation to launch 'Someone Like Me', a global campaign for...


Latest Pandemics Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 15:06:23

Vibrio cholerae is a gram negative comma-shaped bacterium with a polar flagellum that causes cholera in humans. V. cholerae belongs to the gamma subdivision of the Proteobacteria. Classical and El Tor are the two types of V. Cholerae identified by hemaggluttination testing. El Tor is found throughout the world, while the classical biotype is found only in Bangladesh. It was first isolated as the cause of cholera by Italian anatomist Filippo Pacini in 1854; however, this discovery was not...

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