A study published in the CDC's Emerging Infectious Diseases journal has pointed to the fact that there is a possibility that murine typhus, a disease caused by Rickettsia type and typically spread through Xenopsylla cheopis fleas has reemerged in Galveston, Texas in USA.The article concludes:Dynamic shifts in the epidemiology and transmission of murine typhus are not … Continue reading Reemergence of Murine Typhus in Galveston, Texas, USA
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The Plague Hits Madagascar: In the shadows of the Ebola crisis
While the whole world has been in panic mode about the "Ebola Crisis" that has been evolving in western Africa in the past few months, a new problem has started to raise its head now. As we seem to have achieved some sort of control over the epidemic of panic and ebola, the media has dished … Continue reading The Plague Hits Madagascar: In the shadows of the Ebola crisis
Protected: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: A Public Health Challenge
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