Researchers amalgamated the expertise of two European Union expert networks: EMERGE (Efficient response to highly dangerous and emerging pathogens at EU level) and EVD-LabNet (Emerging Viral Diseases Laboratory Network), in order to select and analyze the relevant and some of controversial aspects of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) disease diagnostics with implications for laboratory management of human CCHF cases and any exposed contacts.
The Virus Diagnostic Lab is testing three batches of blood samples every day and has accelerated the process of vaccinating residents.
This guide is based on the experience of SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL. It consists of 3 parts:
1. General information on cholera
2. Before and between epidemics
3. Response to cholera epidemics
These clinical practice guidelines are an update of the guidelines published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in 2009, prior to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. This document addresses new information regarding diagnostic testing, treatment and chemoprophylaxis with antiviral medications, and issues related to institutional outbreak management for seasonal influenza.
Russian diplomat Vladimir Yermakov said Moscow and London will "propose to consider several ideas on further promotion of the concept of mobile biomedical teams."
This report provides specific guidance to medica examiners, death investigators, and public health officials. This report can help bridge gaps that exist in local terrorism preparedness and response planning.
Cholera still affects 47 countries across the globe resulting in an estimated 2.86 million cases and 95,000 deaths per year worldwide.
This report discusses technologies or categories of technologies that, with further scientific attention and investment could help make the world better prepared and equipped to prevent future infectious disease outbreaks from becoming catastrophic events.
The Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Plan (FAD PReP)—Disease Response Strategy: African Swine Fever (2013) provides strategic guidance for responding to an animal health emergency caused by African swine fever (ASF) in the United States.
The Red Cross and Red Crescent are working hard to contain Democratic Republic of Congo’s 10th Ebola outbreak, with a special focus on breaking the deadly virus’ chain of transmission.