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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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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...

WHO chief says Ebola outbreak is out of control, potentially catastrophic

GENEVA (Reuters) - West Africa's Ebola outbreak is out of control but it can be stopped, World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan said on Friday. "This outbreak is moving faster...

The 2014 Ohio Mumps Outbreak

As I write this post, a large outbreak of mumps is ongoing in Columbus, Ohio. The city, which on average sees a single case each year, has seen over 250 since February. To put things in further perspe...

Ebola Outbreak: CDC on Highest Alert

The CDC's emergency operations center is watching the outbreak around the clock. ABC News | More ABC News VideosRead more about Ebola Outbreak: CDC on Highest AlertComments

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 ...

Mutant poliovirus caused Republic of Congo outbreak in 2010

(Medical Xpress)—In 2010, a polio outbreak in the Republic of Congo (ROC) resulted in 445 confirmed cases, of which 47% were fatal. Originally, researchers thought low levels of immunization were re...

Measles outbreak in Ohio appears to be over

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A massive measles outbreak in Ohio that was behind the largest outbreak of the disease in the United States in two decades appears to be coming to...

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Correlation between Outbreaks of Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infection and Use of Bronchoscopes Suggested by Epidemiological Analysis.

An outbreak of Multi-Drug Resistance Pseudomonas aeruginosa (MDRP) infections occurred in intensive care unit (ICU) and emergency room (ER) between June and August 2007. Five patients who isolated MDR...

Population diversity of Listeria monocytogenes in quargel (acid curd cheese) lots recalled during the multinational listeriosis outbreak 2009/2010.

It has been possible to determine the genotype diversity of Listeria monocytogenes in the actual cheese lots of acid curd cheese that caused a multinational outbreak between 2009 and 2010. Following p...

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...

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...

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...

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