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Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency: WHO

Oct 23, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency: WHOCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00...
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China finds African swine fever in country's south, fuelling supply worries

Oct 23, 2018 , Reuters
China's three-month old outbreak of African swine fever has spread for the first time to the country's south, its major pork-consuming region, signaling how deeply the deadly disease has permeated the country's pig herd, the world's largest....
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Deadly violence in DRC hampers Ebola control

Oct 23, 2018 , CNN Health
A fresh round of deadly violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province -- the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak -- continues to hamper efforts to stamp out the disease....
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China finds first cases of African Swine Fever in country's south

Oct 22, 2018 , Reuters
China's three-month old outbreak of African Swine Fever has spread for the first time to the country's south, its major pork-consuming region, after authorities on Sunday reported two cases in southwest Yunnan province....
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China culls 200,000 pigs due to African swine fever - official

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
China, the world's top pork producer, has culled 200,000 pigs so far following outbreaks of highly contagious African swine fever in the country, a Chinese animal health official said on Friday....
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U.S. official optimistic Congo Ebola outbreak can be controlled

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
The leading Ebola expert at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday he believed an outbreak in Congo can be brought under control quickly and that the high rate of new cases is due largely to improved detection....
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China says hog prices to rise ahead of Lunar New Year amid swine fever outbreaks

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
China's hog prices are set to rise ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday in February as outbreaks of African swine fever hit supply, the country's agriculture ministry said on Friday....
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Congo's Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response - WHO committee

Oct 19, 2018 , Reuters
The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, an emergency committee of experts convened by the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
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French foie gras makers say they are ready if bird flu returns

Oct 19, 2018 , Reuters
French foie gras makers, still recovering from two severe bird flu crises that ravaged flocks, said on Thursday they would be able to face any new outbreak thanks to strict security measures but prices will remain high to make up for increased costs....
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Bulgaria reports bird flu outbreak on two farms in south

Oct 19, 2018 , Reuters
Bird flu has broken out on a duck farm and a poultry farm in southern Bulgaria, the country's food safety agency said on Thursday....
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U.S. blocks pork from Poland over African swine fever

Oct 19, 2018 , Reuters
The United States suspended imports of pork from Poland on Thursday over an outbreak of the highly contagious hog disease African swine fever in that country....
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Congo's Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response: WHO committee

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, an emergency committee of experts convened by the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
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China urges more oversight of large pig farms amid disease epidemic

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
China's vice agriculture minister said on Wednesday that local governments should step up their oversight of large-scale pig farms and breeding farms as another province reported a fresh outbreak of the highly contagious African swine fever....
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WHO says Congo Ebola outbreak not a public health emergency

Oct 18, 2018 , CNN Health
The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not meet the criteria of a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization said Wednesday....
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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Liaoning province

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
China reported another new African swine fever outbreak in the city of Panjin in Liaoning province, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
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Mothers of babies afflicted by Zika fight poverty, despair

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
Nearly three years after a Zika outbreak in Brazil caused thousands of cases of microcephaly and other devastating birth defects in newborns, Reuters returned to check on the mothers and their children....
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Salmonella Outbreak Number 16: This Time It Is Antibiotic Resistant And From Chicken

Oct 18, 2018 , Forbes
Salmonella, here we go again. My my. This antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Infantis outbreak that has affected at least 92 people in 29 states pushes the CDC list of Salmonella outbreaks to 16 for...
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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in city in Shanxi province

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
China reported a new African swine fever outbreak in Datong city in Shanxi province, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday...
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Hospital bed linens could be source of C. difficile outbreaks

Oct 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A new study suggests hospital bed linens could be a source of infection even after being...
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China to lift restrictions on area hit by African swine fever

Oct 17, 2018 , Reuters
China will lift restrictions on an area in Wuxi city of Jiangsu province where an outbreak of African swine fever was found, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday...
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