Monthly Archives: June 2017

Nipple piercing infection: Risks and side effects

Nipple piercings need to be treated with care so what are the possible side effects? How can you tell if a nipple is infected and how is it treated? …read more

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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

Between 16 and 23 June 2017, the national IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported seven additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including two deaths, and four deaths among previously reported cases. …read more

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Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China

On 2 June 2017, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China (NHFPC) notified WHO of nine additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in China. On 9 June 2017, the NHFPC notified WHO of 12 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in mainland […]

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Lassa Fever – Nigeria

Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic fever illness that is known to be endemic in various West African countries including Nigeria. As of 9 June 2017, a total of 501 suspected cases including 104 deaths have been reported since the onset of the current Lassa fever outbreaks season in December 2016. Of the […]

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Imprecise iron supplementation can spur increase in Salmonella

One would think that too much iron is too much iron – whether it is ingested from particular foods or stored in the body genetically – and that pathogens such as Salmonella would grow identically in… …read more

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