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Stepping up the fight to end cholera and chikungunya outbreaks in Mandera County, Kenya
United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya
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Dr. William Karesh
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Human activities are causing increased opportunities for known and novel pathogen transmission, as well as their spread.
A Third State Sees Outbreaks Of Disease That Was Supposed To Be Long Gone
Arms Race -- Getting Ahead of Killer Microbes
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The basic tools of disease tracking and data analysis -- which CDC's disease detectives and others relied on to eradicate smallpox, identify Legionnaires' disease, and stop SARS -- remain essential. But they are no longer enough.
Did Obamacare Help or Harm the Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation in Tennessee?
Manoj Jain, MD MPH
Physician and Writer
As infectious disease doctors, we routinely care for patients with meningitis, but never have we treated a case of aspergillus meningitis, the type of fungal infection that has caused more than a dozen deaths and sickened nearly 200 people in Tennessee and other states.
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