(RE)EMERGING DISEASES in the NEWS

 

Marburg

SARS

Polio

Mad Cow

Bird Flu

HIV

 

 

 

 

 

A Rise in Sexually Transmitted Diseases

food irridation

Bacteria Killer Puts Consumers on Edge

A 'Wimpy' Flu Strain Mysteriously Turns Scary

   

 

Spread of Malaria Feared as Drug Loses Potency

 

 

 

Public Health Risk Seen as Parents Reject Vaccines

 

Drug-Resistant TB Rates Soar in Former Soviet Regions

TB Lungs

Battle Against Counterfeit Drugs

Nets and New Drug Make Inroads Against Malaria

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Virulent TB in South Africa May Imperil Millions

 

Mothers of Nepal Attack Measles

Mumps Epidemic Spreads; More Vaccine Promised

 

Study Finds Spread of Resistant Staph

 

In Florida, Petting Zoos Close Amid New Reports of Infections

 

 

New Strain of Flu Virus to Be Added to Vaccine

 

 

Around the Globe, Drug-Resistant TB Is Rampant

 

New Microbes Could Become the 'New Norm'


MARBURG

Marburg Vaccine Effective on Infected Monkeys

 

 

Marburg Outbreak Puzzles Scientists

A Daunting Search: Tracking a Deadly Virus in Angola

Stalking a Deadly Virus, Battling a Town's Fears

 

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Specialists Say 'Healers' in Angola Are Helping to Spread Deadly Virus

Marburg as Bad as They Get

 

 


POLIO

Child with polio

$630-million for push to eradicate polio

Rumor, Fear and Fatigue Hinder Final Push to End Polio

 

Polio Back in Yemen After 6-Year Absence

African Strain of Polio Virus Hits Indonesia

New Spread of Polio

 

Polio in Ivory Coast Started in Nigeria, Tests Confirm

Polio ressurgence in Africa, new round of vaccinations

 

50th Anniversary of Polio Vaccine


MAD COW

Meat Packer Admits Slaughter of Sick Cows

Largest Recall of Ground Beef Is Ordered

 

 

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Official Tells of Investigation Into Mad Cow Discrepancies

Plan for Sharp Rise in Mad Cow Testing Gets Mixed Reaction

 

 

 

Research in Italy Turns Up a New Form of Mad Cow Disease

Mad Cow Quandary: Making Animal Feed

Ban Urged on All Animal Protein for Cattle

Human Brains Examined for Clues About Mad Cow

Blood Transfusion Suspected in New Mad Cow Case in Britain

 


AVIAN INFLUENZA

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Avian Flu Pandemic That Wasn’t but Might Be

Indonesian Chickens, and People, Hard Hit by Bird Flu

Scientists Warn That Bird-Flu Virus Remains a Threat

 

From Two Mutations, an Important Clue About the Spanish Flu

 

Bird flu mutation sparks concern

Recent Spread of Bird Flu Confounds Experts

Bird Flu Fears and New Rules Rattle German Pet Lovers

Europe Takes Action as Bird Flu Spreads

Bird Flu Spreads to European Union for First Time

Nigeria Has Africa's First Case of Bird Flu

India Declares Arrival of Avian Flu Where 50,000 Birds Died

Health Experts Surprised at Rapid Spread of Bird Flu

 

When Influenza Takes Flight

A Medical Mystery Man Bounces Back From Avian Flu

 

 

A Vaccine for Humans Clears a Hurdle as Bird Flu Expands

Experts Urge Bird Vaccination Against Flu

 

Human Spread, a First, Is Suspected in Bird Flu in Vietnam

As Bird Flu Spreads, Global Health Weaknesses Are Exposed

 

 

China Killing Birds

Spread of Flu Across Asia Laid to Birds That Migrate

Avian Flu Said to Be Resistant to a Main Flu-Fighting Drug

Governments Across Southeast Asia Work to Contain Bird Flu

 


HIV

Vacinations

Review of HIV Vaccine Failure Prompts a Return to Basics

Treat herpes, treat HIV?
Drugs that target common infection might limit spread of AIDS virus

 

Rare and Aggressive H.I.V. Reported in New York

Gays Debate Radical Steps to Curb Unsafe Sex

How to Get Those at Risk to Avoid Risky Sex?

 

 

 

 

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