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Sep 14, 2017

Sep 14, 2017
Very ill patient

Sepsis occurs in 6% of US hospitalizations but is holding steady

Study shows no increase in hospitalized sepsis cases over a 5-year period.

May 01, 2017

May 01, 2017
Eye dropper

Liberia illness cluster grows as officials await toxicology results

Analysis of 3 urine specimens finds no common pattern.

Apr 26, 2017

Apr 26, 2017
Liberia map

Ebola ruled out in unexplained Liberian deaths

A WHO official said the hospital cluster involves 17 illnesses, 9 of them fatal, and specimens from 6 people who died tested negative for Ebola.

Nov 20, 2013

Nov 20, 2013
Globe showing Africa

Niger, Tanzania probe two unknown-illness outbreaks

Officials are investigating a small but deadly outbreak in Niger and a 794-case outbreak in Tanzania.

Jul 27, 2012

Jul 27, 2012

Gene analysis connects Cambodian EV-71 to Asian outbreaks

(CIDRAP News) – A preliminary genetic analysis of enterovirus serotype 71 (EV-71) isolates from Cambodia suggests that the virus is part of ongoing EV-71 outbreaks in Asia and is similar to those in other countries in the region, including Vietnam.

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