Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Outbreak of paralyzing disease linked to non-polio enterovirus

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, has identified a polio-like virus as a potential cause of an outbreak of a disease known as Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), a crippling condition ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nine cases of wound botulism ID'd in injection drug users

(HealthDay)—Among persons who inject drugs, nine cases of wound botulism were identified in Southern California from September 2017 to April 2018, according to research published in the Jan. 4 issue of the U.S. Centers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: First U.S. case of rat-borne Andes virus diagnosed

(HealthDay)—The first confirmed U.S. case of a virus carried by South American rodents occurred earlier this year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

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