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Original Source: Cryptosporidiosis outbreak at a summer cAMP --- north Carolina, 2009.

In July 2009, local, regional, state, and federal public health officials investigated a cryptosporidiosis outbreak at a youth summer camp in North Carolina. The investigation identified 46 laboratory-confirmed and probable cryptosporidiosis cases at the camp. Analyses of data from a retrospective cohort study of staff members revealed that eating ham from a sandwich bar that included camp-grown raw produce and sharing a cabin with an ill person were significantly associated with illness. Cryptosporidium is...

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Maryland

Maryland, the US state on the mid-Atlantic coast, is hub of biotechnology institutions and companies. In 2005/2006 is was the 2nd best area globally for initiatives aimed at drawing and retaining bi...

Lipitor

Lipitor was the best selling drug in 2009, with the 2009 annual sales coming in at over $5m for its company, Pfizer Inc. Lipitor is the brand name for an atorvastatin calcium medication that is pres...

Nexium

Nexium is the 2nd most profitable drug in 2009, according to 2009 annual sales figures, where it generated just over $5m in sales for its company, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.  Nexium is a pr...

GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline is the third largest pharmaceutical company in the world, based on annual sales, which reached $37,134m in 2009. Spread over 100 countries, GSK employs 96,500 people, 13,000 of whi...

Plavix

Plavix is a clot-busting drug, produced by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, and reached annual sales in 2009 of $4.2m, making the third highest drug in the world (based on 2009 annual sales). Prescri...

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Report Says Department of Homeland Security is Ill Prepared for a Major Outbreak

CNN.com is reporting that the Office of the Inspector General says that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is "ill-prepared" for an outbreak such as the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic or a global...

Canadian invasive pneumococcal disease outbreak characterised

Canadian scientists have reported details of an outbreak of serotype 12F invasive pneumococcal disease that occurred in Winnipeg between 2009 and 2011 and predominantly affected people who were homele...

Deadly 2012 outbreak at "medical spa" linked to workers

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Outbreaks of group A Streptococcus infections at weight loss clinics in Maryland and Delaware in 2012 were probably caused by poor infection control practices on the part o...

Obama calls on other nations to step up their efforts to end Ebola outbreak

The US president, Barack Obama, has called on other countries to do more to combat the Ebola virus outbreak in west Africa. The outbreak, which was first reported last March, has now claimed at least....

Deadly 2012 Strep Outbreak at 'Medical Spa' Linked to Workers

Outbreaks of group A Streptococcus infections at weight loss clinics in Maryland and Delaware in 2012 were probably caused by poor infection control practices on the part of the staff, according to a ...

NIH awards $10.7 million to University of Maryland School of Medicine

(University of Maryland School of Medicine) The University of Maryland School of Medicine's Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, a research center in the School's Department of Psychiatry, was awarde...

West African Ebola Outbreak: a Rapidly Developing Global Crisis

The 2014 Ebola virus outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria is fast unfolding as the worst known outbreak of the disease. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), since the out...

Factbox: The worst Ebola outbreak on record

(Reuters) - West Africa is struggling with the worst Ebola outbreak since the disease was identified in 1976, and the first case has been diagnosed in the United States. Below are some facts regarding...

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Lessons for Control of Heroin-Associated Anthrax in Europe from 2009-2010 Outbreak Case Studies, London, UK.

Outbreaks of serious infections associated with heroin use in persons who inject drugs (PWIDs) occur intermittently and require vigilance and rapid reporting of individual cases. Here, we give a first...

Preconception Health Promotion Among Maryland Women.

Despite current guidelines that all reproductive age women receive preconception care (PCC), most US women do not, especially women with a prior birth. The objective of our study was to identify facto...

Symptomatic and asymptomatic secondary transmission of Cryptosporidium parvum following two related outbreaks in schoolchildren.

SUMMARY Two related outbreaks (in 2009 and 2012) of cryptosporidiosis in Norwegian schoolchildren during a stay at a remote holiday farm provided us with a natural experiment to investigate possible s...

Investigations into an outbreak of suppurative lymphadenitis with BCG vaccine SSI(®) in Singapore.

From 2011 to 2012, we received an unexpectedly high number of reports of suppurative lymphadenitis following administration of a BCG vaccine used in our childhood vaccination programme in Singapore. W...

Three Cases of Hearing Loss Related to Mumps During a Nationwide Outbreak in The Netherlands, 2009-2013.

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