ASTMH annual meeting to explore latest study on infectious diseases Paul Farmer.

ASTMH annual meeting to explore latest study on infectious diseases Paul Farmer, Jeffrey Sachs, Harold Varmus, PAHO Director Mirta Roses Periago to speakThe 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – – the biggest of its kind in the globe – – provides together in a single place global experts who are battling an array of bacteria, viruses, parasites and other pathogens that all calendar year kill or sicken hundreds of millions of people. Scientists, clinicians and other experts in tropical medication and global wellness will present new insights and analysis on a wide range of critical problems in preventing and managing infectious diseases, including combating the quick and unpredicted rise of cholera in Haiti; the global consequences of radiation emergencies; the search for new treatments for a less deadly, but still insidious and rising, type of malaria; a new vaccine for dengue fever – – a disease which may be regaining a foothold in the United States; the stubborn burden of infectious disease among poor Us citizens; and detection and control of resurgent bed bugs.6 Deaths ASSOCIATED WITH Tainted Meat In Canada Public health officials in Canada verified Monday that two even more deaths have been attributed to a deadly bacterial outbreak linked to tainted meat, bringing the full total to six. The Canadian Meals Inspection Agency’s director-general Dr. Tag Raizenne said the latest deaths provide to six the full total quantity of people who’ve died from listeriosis, all of them in Ontario. Listeriosis is a kind of food poisoning that can be harmful to the elderly, newborns, pregnant people and women with chronic medical ailments. Symptoms include fever, headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal diarrhea and pain.