Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - August 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-08-30 New understanding of malaria mosquito's olfactory system 1 5
2007-08-30 $75 million extra for pandemic flu preparedness 0 None
2007-08-30 Suspect company in foot-and-mouth scare up and running again 0 None
2007-08-30 Report describes 2004 Norwalk virus outbreak 0 None
2007-08-29 High-risk behaviors among injection drug users in Afghanistan 0 None
2007-08-29 German bird flu outbreak could be more widespread than first suspected 0 None
2007-08-28 Limited human-to-human spread of Avian-flu virus in Indonesia in 2006 confirmed 0 None
2007-08-28 Animal model for dengue research 0 None
2007-08-28 Academic comments on horse flu scare 0 None
2007-08-27 Mars pet food recall over Salmonella 0 None
2007-08-27 Bird flu hits Germany, 160,000 geese slaughtered 0 None
2007-08-27 One more suspected death from bird flu in Bali 0 None
2007-08-26 Impact of HIV in Zimbabwe 0 None
2007-08-24 New understanding of Nipah virus 0 None
2007-08-24 Environmental tests help predict hospital-acquired Legionnaires' disease risk 0 None
2007-08-23 Global public health security in the 21st century 0 None
2007-08-23 WHO says more killer diseases like AIDS on their way 0 None
2007-08-22 South African experts say food no substitute for medical drugs in AIDS and TB 0 None
2007-08-22 Bali hit by bird flu again 0 None
2007-08-22 Fruit bats the culprit in spreading Marburg virus 0 None
2007-08-22 HIV denial in the Internet era 0 None
2007-08-21 Premier forum on AIDS focuses on vaccine against HIV 0 None
2007-08-21 AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition receives $14 million from Gates Foundation 0 None
2007-08-20 E.coli scare in UK now affects nine people 0 None
2007-08-17 New formula to gauge risk of disease clusters 0 None
2007-08-17 Free distribution of insecticide-treated mosquito nets can save lives 0 None
2007-08-17 Preventing the spread of zoonotic diseases 0 None
2007-08-15 E.coli in the UK kills one and makes eight others sick 0 None
2007-08-14 Authorities accused of a cover-up in British foot and mouth scare 0 None
2007-08-13 New initiative to tackle animal diseases 0 None
2007-08-13 Bird flu death in Bali - Australians on alert 0 None
2007-08-12 Foot and mouth spreads even further in the UK 0 None
2007-08-12 Legionnaires' disease in Surrey with links to Institute of Animal Health at Pirbright 0 None
2007-08-11 All children adopted from outside North America should be screened for TB 0 None
2007-08-11 Scientists prepare for future pandemic strains of H5N1 0 None
2007-08-09 Nile tilapia fish beats malaria 0 1
2007-08-08 Second bird flu death in Vietnam in a week 0 None
2007-08-08 The finger of suspicion for UK foot and mouth outbreak points at nearby labs 0 None
2007-08-08 Good old fashioned measures may still save lives in a pandemic 0 None
2007-08-08 More cattle culled in UK foot and mouth outbreak 0 None
2007-08-08 Non-pharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks 0 None
2007-08-08 Rain and sunspots help predict disease in east Africa 0 None
2007-08-07 The battle against killer superbugs begins in earnest 0 None
2007-08-07 Indonesia reluctant when it comes to sharing bird flu samples 0 None
2007-08-07 Outbreak of Marburg in Uganda has authorities on high alert 0 None
2007-08-07 Foot and mouth outbreak in the UK calls into question the safety of labs researching dangerous diseases 0 None
2007-08-06 Marburg haemorrhagic fever crops up again in Uganda 0 None
2007-08-06 Discovery of mechanism in malaria parasite that helps it adapt to infected individuals 0 None
2007-08-06 Abstinence only sex programmes - a waste of government money? 0 None
2007-08-06 Foot and mouth disease flying on the wind? 0 None
2007-08-06 Bird flu put 51 in quarantine in Manipur 0 None
2007-08-03 Unlocking proteins from their cellular shell 0 None
2007-08-03 Medical residents unclear about TB guidelines 0 None
2007-08-03 Medical residents score poorly in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis 0 None
2007-08-03 Abstinence from sex fails to cut risk of HIV infection in high income countries 0 None
2007-08-03 First confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Pennsylvania 0 None
2007-08-02 Prototype vaccine against tuberculosis 0 None
2007-08-02 Vaccines for tuberculosis 0 None
2007-08-01 Sex trafficking fueling India's HIV/AIDS epidemic 0 5
2007-08-01 Bill Gates digs deep in his pocket for AIDS 0 None
2007-08-01 TB back in the news again in the U.S. 0 None
2007-08-01 HIV prevalence and predictors of infection in sex-trafficked Nepalese girls and women 0 None
2007-08-01 New report on HIV/AIDS globally 0 None


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