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Sudan Reports Widespread Yellow Fever Outbreak, 14 Dead
2013-12-04 10:06:35

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sudan’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of an outbreak of yellow fever that is affecting 12 localities in West and South Kordofan states. A total of 44 suspected cases and 14 deaths have been reported from October 3 to November 24, 2013 in the localities of Lagawa, Kailak, Muglad and Abyei in West Kordofan and Elreef Alshargi, Abu Gibaiha, Ghadir, Habila, Kadugli, Altadamon,...

More Coronavirus Detected In Camels, Humans In Middle East
2013-12-04 09:17:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has been detected in a herd of camels in a barn in Qatar. The virus in the camels has been linked to two confirmed human infections from October 18 and 29, 2013. Researchers from Erasmus Medical Center in the Netherlands have confirmed the presence of MERS-CoV in three camels in a herd of 14 animals with which both human cases had contact. The confirmations were made with...

2013-12-03 23:30:48

1,200 Industry Experts Will Congregate for ICD-10 Training and Networking Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 AAPC (http://www.aapc.com), the leader in advancing the business of healthcare, will host two 2014 ICD-10 Regional Conferences: San Francisco, CA (January 18-20) and Seattle, WA (February 20-22). With an estimated attendance of 1,200 industry experts, these conferences will provide extensive networking opportunities, along with ICD-10 training and up to 21 total...

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 23:27:39

Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. will lead the “7-Day Health for All NOW” online program starting December 6 and “How to Write a Book in a Weekend” on December 14 - 15. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. will lead the next session of the 7-Day Health for All NOW online program on December 6th. The “How to Write a Book in a Weekend” online program will be presented on December 14th and 15th....


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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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