Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Identification of stomach flu culprit

Norovirus is a major cause of acute gastroenteritis, with at least 49 different norovirus genotypes. GII.4 genotype is responsible for the majority of norovirus epidemic outbreaks. The genotypes associated with medically-attended ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spread of flu virus in hospital environment common

One in four inpatients with influenza in a given season showed signs of having become infected during care. This is clear from a University of Gothenburg thesis about the spread of influenza in hospitals and how this problem ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Anti-mosquito fabrics for malaria prevention

Malaria causes almost a half-million deaths every year worldwide. While the majority of people affected by this mosquito-borne parasitic infection are in Africa, a smaller percentage of cases are also found in Southeast Asia. ...

Dentistry

Dental care and oral health under the clouds of COVID-19

JDR Clinical & Translational Research has published an invited commentary by researchers at the University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, N.Y., USA on dental care and the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: What to do if you develop symptoms while away from home

In many areas of the U.S. and around the world, people are being told to stay home and avoid travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, travel restrictions may not apply to employees of critical industries, such as trucking, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Seasonal influenza assessment for 2019

The first virus detections for the 2019/2020 season indicate co-circulation of influenza types A (71%) and B (29%) viruses in the WHO European Region. This is a mix which potentially could result in high mortality in elderly ...

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Emerging Infectious Diseases

Emerging Infectious Diseases is a peer-reviewed journal established expressly to promote the recognition of new and reemerging infectious diseases around the world and improve the understanding of factors involved in disease emergence, prevention, and elimination. The journal is intended for professionals in infectious diseases and related sciences, and is published monthly by the Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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