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2014-02-21 23:02:31

Conference Key Event for First Annual World Encephalitis Day Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Becky Dennis, advocate, author of the highly acclaimed Brain Wreck and encephalitis survivor, will speak on patient advocacy at the Encephalitis Global 2014 conference this Saturday, February 22 in La Jolla, California. The conference encephalitisglobal.org/faces2014 highlights the first annual World Encephalitis Day, which creates awareness about the devastating consequences of encephalitis,...

2014-02-21 23:02:07

Noted advocate, author and encephalitis survivor Becky Dennis to speak at Conference for Inaugural Global Initiative to raise awareness of deadly brain condition. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Encephalitis, inflammation of the brain, strikes 20,000 Americans each year and roughly 500,000 people across the globe. Approximately 20% of encephalitis victims die. The launch of World Encephalitis Day, led by the Encephalitis Society, is a global initiative to raise awareness of this...

2013-11-13 12:27:24

DUBLIN, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tmp22h/2013_deep ) has announced the addition of the "2013 Deep Research Report on China Human Use Rabies Vaccine Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tmp22h/2013_deep ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This 2013 Deep Research Report is a professional and in-depth research report on the...

Scientists Discuss The Reality Of A Zombie Apocalypse: Exclusive
2013-10-31 11:25:44

[ Watch the Video: Microbiologists Discuss The Chances For A Zombie Apocalypse ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hollywood has amplified the idea of a zombie apocalypse for a long time, and the stories have grown increasingly popular in pop culture, particularly due to TV shows like 'The Walking Dead' and movies like 'World War Z.' However, when you take science fiction out of the equation and add real-world science into it, a zombie virus looks a little less...

2013-09-19 23:29:10

This report says at present, the first problem of China rabies control and prevention is the difficulty in dog management and vaccination implementation in the countryside. There are tens of millions of dogs in the countryside, but the rabies vaccination rate of dogs is less than 10%. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 In recent years, with increasing number of pets and the lack of strict pet management, the incidence trend of rabies in China is not optimistic. According to the survey...

2013-08-28 23:17:30

There are now 30 confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in South Carolina Horses. The South Carolina Association of Veterinarians will be providing education sessions at their annual Conference to help prevent these vector borne diseases. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 As the confirmed cases of EEE in horses continues to increase this year, veterinarians all across South Carolina are working hard to control and prevent these fatal vector borne diseases....

2013-08-22 12:50:53

Outbreak in Panama brought Latin America's first human cases of eastern equine encephalitis In the summer of 2010, the eastern Panamanian province of Darien experienced a phenomenon that had never been seen before in Latin America: a human outbreak of eastern equine encephalitis. The mosquito-borne virus that causes the disease is found all over the Americas, and infects horses throughout its range. Human infections are diagnosed every year in North America and are taken quite...

Raccoon Rabies Caused Fatal Transplant Case
2013-07-24 12:41:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An investigation has determined that organ transplantation is the source behind a fatal case of raccoon rabies virus that took place earlier this year. In February of this year, a kidney recipient with no reported exposure to potentially rapid animals died from rabies 19 months after the transplant. About two human rabies deaths are reported in the US every year, and for years all but two cases were associated with bats. Raccoons are...

2013-07-15 23:23:49

Summer means mosquitoes and the spread of West Nile Virus. ANY LAB TEST NOW® offers lab testing for early detection. (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Outdoor summer activities, sports and work mean increased exposure to mosquitos and the diseases they carry, including West Nile Virus. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that through July 9th, 2013, 25 states have reported cases of West Nile Virus including 14 cases in humans causing 2 deaths. Discovered in New York City in 1999, West...

Donor Kidney With Rabies Kills Recipient
2013-03-15 22:26:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) announced today a Maryland man who recently died of rabies contracted the disease when he received an infected transplanted kidney a year and a half ago. As a result of this revelation, three other patients who received organs from the same donor are “doing fine,” but have been given rabies shots as a precaution, according to CDC officials. The doctors who...