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Climate and environmental changes affect the occurrence of diseases transmitted between animals and humans
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More than 100 children have died of measles in Pakistan this month, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday, calling it "an alarming outbreak."
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(HealthDay)—Although still rare, the extremely serious disease known as Eastern equine encephalitis may be affecting more people than before.
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Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain. Encephalitis with meningitis is known as meningoencephalitis. Symptoms include headache, fever, confusion, drowsiness, and fatigue. More advanced and serious symptoms include seizures or convulsions, tremors, hallucinations, and memory problems.
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