Monthly Archives: September 2019

Listeriosis– Spain

On 16 August 2019, Regional Health Authorities in Andalusia, Spain, reported an outbreak of listeriosis, caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes), associated with the consumption of a chilled roasted pork meat product manufactured in Spain by Magrudis Company Limited and sold under the brand name “La Mechá”. This outbreak was reported by […]

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Is there a cure for hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C is a curable liver infection. With the appropriate treatment, it is possible to clear the virus within 12 weeks. Learn more here. …read more

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Cartilage piercing bumps: What to know

A bump may form after a person gets a cartilage piercing. In this article, learn about the causes, including scarring and infections, as well as how to treat them. …read more

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Could gut microbes be the key to overcoming muscle loss in older age?

A new mouse study reveals that gut microbes can influence skeletal muscle mass and function and sheds light on some underlying mechanisms. …read more

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Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola virus disease (EVD) transmission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continued to ease this past week, with 40 new confirmed cases reported in North Kivu and Ituri provinces; this is the lowest weekly incidence since March 2019. While these signs are promising, it remains too soon to tell if this trend will […]

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