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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, 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...

Salmonella newport

Salmonella in humans Salmonella bacteria cause food poisioning, typhoid fever and paratyphoid fever. More than 2500 different strains of salmonella have been identified.  Anyone can get salmo...

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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...

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...

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 ...

Ebola Outbreak 'Perfect Storm' According to CDC

'A perfect storm' of challenges came together to create the current outbreak of the virus in West Africa that is being called the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Medscape Medical News

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...

The Maryland approach to controlling health costs

We needed to move away from a fee-for-service-driven health care system, where the incentive was to do more to be paid more, and instead move to a system where the incentives are aligned to what we al...

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Phylogenetic Analysis of Guinea 2014 EBOV Ebolavirus Outbreak.

Members of the genus Ebolavirus have caused outbreaks of haemorrhagic fever in humans in Africa. The most recent outbreak in Guinea, which began in February of 2014, is still ongoing. Recently publish...

Whole genome analysis of Exserohilum rostratum from the outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections.

Exserohilum rostratum was the cause of most cases of fungal meningitis and other infections associated with the injection of contaminated methylprednisolone acetate produced by the New England Compoun...

Household Water Treatment Uptake during a Public Health Response to a Large Typhoid Fever Outbreak in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Locally manufactured sodium hypochlorite (chlorine) solution has been sold in Zimbabwe since 2010. During October 1, 2011-April 30, 2012, 4,181 suspected and 52 confirmed cases of typhoid fever were i...

Impact of infection preventionists on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid quality measures in Maryland nursing homes.

Health care-associated infections are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in US nursing homes (NHs). The objective of the research is to assess the impact of Maryland NH infection preventioni...

Evaluation of economic costs of a measles outbreak and outbreak response activities in Keffa Zone, Ethiopia.

To estimate the economic impact of a measles outbreak and response activities that occurred in Keffa Zone, Ethiopia with 5257 reported cases during October 1, 2011-April 8, 2012, using the health sect...

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