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Publication Date: November 19, 2021
Post Date: November 23, 2021
Developers at iVAX may have a solution to cold-chain supply issues when it comes to vaccine distribution in developing nations. Click the blue box to read more about iVAX's modular technology.

Tags: vaccine distributionvaccine developmentpharmaceutical technology

Publication Date: November 18, 2021
Post Date: December 7, 2021
Chronic wasting disease (CWD), which is "a contagious and fatal neurological disorder", has been detected in Idaho for the first time in their deer population. Through the states CWD monitoring program, hunters can voluntarily submit lymph nodes to test deer they have shot while hunting. Read more on this story by clicking the blue box.

Tags: chronic wasting disease

Publication Date: November 17, 2021
Post Date: December 7, 2021
According to the CDC, in 2020, anthrax associated with pneumonia caused illness in two individuals working in welding and metalworking, one of which was fatal. To read more about anthrax and its association to the welding and metalworking communities, click the blue button.

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Publication Date: November 17, 2021
Post Date: November 17, 2021
Hospital-based infections, or hospital acquired infections are not uncommon. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has teamed up with Carnegie Melon to track and prevent hospital infections using artificial intelligence.

Tags: hospital acquired infectionsmachine learningartificial intelligence

Publication Date: November 16, 2021
Post Date: November 17, 2021
Just as monoclonal antibody treatment has been made available for COVID-19 patients, the US National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has completed a monoclonal antibody trial in preventing malaria. Malaria remains a critical health burden in sub-Saharan Africa, which some say has caused more deaths than the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Tags: malaria countermeasures

Publication Date: November 16, 2021
Post Date: November 17, 2021
Maryland, USA has reported a case of monkeypox, a virus known for being in the same family as smallpox. The individual, who recently returned from Nigeria, is currently in isolation and will be monitored for 21 days.

Tags: monkeypox

Publication Date: November 15, 2021
Post Date: November 17, 2021
Previously, scientists thought the measles virus mildly effected the host's immune response (after an infection.) New research has yielded findings that the virus may totally reset a person's immune system, leaving those immunocompromised for years after fighting off the disease.

Tags: immunologyimmunity

Publication Date: November 15, 2021
Post Date: November 17, 2021
Delhi, India has reported 2570 dengue fever cases in the last week, the highest number since 2015.

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Publication Date: November 6, 2021
Post Date: November 8, 2021
A poultry lockdown has started in the Netherlands and France amid bird flu alerts. Since August, 130 bird flu cases or clusters have been detected in wild animals or on farms in Europe.

Tags: bird flubird flu countermeasureavian influenza

Publication Date: November 5, 2021
Post Date: November 8, 2021
During 2021, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 403 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever, with a fatality rate of over 19 percent.

Tags: Lassa fever