In a matter of hours since I wrote about the diagnosis of a child suffering from cholera in the camp for housing the displaced population from Homs, I received yet another ProMED missive, informing us about the diagnosis of a hepatitis outbreak in the same settings. In fact, in addition to the information, there is … Continue reading Hepatitis Outbreak in Syrian IDP Camp Follows Cholera Case Detection
Tag: water borne diseases
Prevention and Control of Water Borne Diseases in Indian Monsoons
This post discusses some of the safeguards put in place to ensure the adequate prevention, control and treatment of water-borne diseases in India.
Typhoid Outbreak in Jammu and Kashmir
Reports of an outbreak of typhoid is pouring in from Jammu and Kashmir, with as many as 65 patients being confirmed by laboratory investigations at the District Hospital, Rajouri. The Medical Superintendent of the District Hospital at Rajouri has further added that a whopping 260 patients have been registered with the hospital with clinically suspected … Continue reading Typhoid Outbreak in Jammu and Kashmir