News tagged with communicable diseases

WHO warns of disease risk in flood-hit Thailand

Thailand's hundreds of thousands of flood victims are at risk of water-borne diseases and infections, the World Health Organisation said Saturday, though no major outbreaks have been reported yet.

Oct 22, 2011
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BRICS countries vow to help poor nations in health

(AP) -- The world's top emerging countries banded together Monday to help fight diseases in the poorest countries, pledging to explore the transfer of technologies to the developing world to enable poor nations ...

Jul 11, 2011
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Think locally when treating individually

By taking local biosurveillance data into account when assessing patients for communicable diseases, doctors may be able to make better diagnostic decisions, according to researchers at Children's Hospital Boston. For instance, ...

Sep 19, 2011
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