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  • China reports 3 human H9N2 avian influenza cases March 3, 2021
    By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) is reporting three new cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H9N2) virus in China. The first case is a one-year-old female from Sichuan Province, China, with onset of illness on 30 November 2020. The patient had exposure to backyard poultry. The second case is a five-year-old female […]
  • Brazil reports dozens of confirmed measles cases early in 2021 March 2, 2021
    By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 During the first six weeks of 2021, Brazil has reported 54 confirmed cases of measles. 250 suspected cases have been reported, of which 54 (22%) were confirmed, 35 (14%) were discarded, and 161 (64%) remain under investigation. No deaths were reported. Last year, Brazil reported more than 8000 confirmed cases and 10 deaths […]
  • Taiwan reports increase in norovirus March 2, 2021
    By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Taiwan CDC is reporting the number of visits to hospitals for diarrhea has recently increased, and the pathogens detected in cluster incidents are mainly norovirus, and most of them occur in the catering and hotel industry. According to the monitoring data of the Department of Disease Control, the total number of diarrhea […]
  • Maryland reports death in multistate Listeria outbreak March 2, 2021
    By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Listeria monocytogenes outbreak reported in four states and linked to queso fresco made by El Abuelito Cheese Inc. As of March 1, a total of 11 people have been infected in four states: New York, Connecticut, Maryland, and Virginia. One death has been reported from Maryland. State and local […]

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