Tick borne encephalitis – dangerous infectious diseases, infection which is confined to a particular season of the year. Once the disease is called spring-summer encephalitis, which in itself makes it clear that they are infected people in spring or early summer. Despite the name, you can become infected and in late summer – early autumn. Tick-borne encephalitis refers to a group of so-called natural focal diseases which in nature, there are hundreds. These are areas where circulates a pathogen called natural foci.Academician EN Pawlowski noted that natural foci of disease, Read more [...]
African Swine Fever ... To begin with talk about the "hero" of this story - the boar, he's Sus scrofa. The representative of cloven-hoofed until recently was not so widely represented on open spaces of our country.Photo by Sergey Naumov Only three centuries ago it was possible to observe only a few relatively small populations. The biggest — Ussuri (Far East), the second population — Central Asia (the area between the Amu Darya and Syr Darya) and Romanian (Caucasian).The first and the second was the main food for the tigers, of which the Read more [...]
Two more patients died of shuttle flu in Chinaware this workweek, delivery the eruption's end price to ennead, as officials proclaimed they had traced the root of the virus to chickens and angry birds from some easterly Asia. The Chinaware Securities Diary reported on Wednesday that a vaccinum for the virus bum the disease, H7N9, was in evolution, and would be uncommitted in the commencement one-half of this class.The air of hiss flu responsible the flow epidemic was outset observed in world finis month, and has septic a totality of 33 citizenry in Chinaware. Patch doctors and scientists afield Read more [...]
Well, start with the fact PANDEMIC and EPIDEMIC have defeated the same character, only spread out different (In both cases the nature of the lesion - MASS DISTRIBUTION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES).
But about the scale of distribution:
Epidemic - From the big city to a few regions.
Pandemic - From the whole country to the world.
History of the most terrible pandemics and epidemics.
1.Justinian plague - For the first time in the history of recorded global epidemic (pandemic) of the plague in the Eastern Roman Empire during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, which appeared on two centuries Read more [...]
Abnormal heat and drought that prevailed in Russia two months, provoked the outbreak of exotic viral diseases — fever Western Nilaveli in the administration of the Vologda region confirmed that African virus in the region already killed five people. Only in the region, there are 108 patients, 35 of them have been identified in the past week. Experts of Rospotrebnadzor warn that Contracting the disease can millions.
The disease is highly seasonal, and his time — late summer and autumn. During this period, mosquitoes, ticks and alasbie ticks adopt the virus in animals-carriers Read more [...]
Came across quite a case on a personal filter for water (and the water as we know, in fact, survival is the main source of successful survival) so now, he called LifeStraw. according to the manufacturer (the Swedes) That its properties.LifeStraw Personal is the perfect device for cleaning water in extreme urgent situations.700 HP nezapyatannoy drinking water from the river during the trip. LifeStraw filters out 99.9999% of germs in the water and 96.2% of water viruses. He will protect against hepatitis a and E, and minimizes the risk of disease dysentery, diarrhoea and typhoid. LifeStraw uses three Read more [...]
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Ebola is the common title for viruses of the genus Ebolavirus, members of the filovirus family, causing hemorrhagic fever Ebola in higher primates. Morphological signs of Ebola identical with Marburg virus, also owned by the family of filovirus and causing a similar disease. The Ebola virus has become a prerequisite for several extensively lit epidemics since the discovery of the virus in 1976. The virus was isolated near the Ebola river in Zaire, which gave the title to the virus. Mortality from diseases caused by virus is very high and can reach 90%. • SymptomsFor Ebola peculiar to the sudden Read more [...]
French gourmets deeply shocked by the news from oyster farms
Due to an unknown virus has killed more than half of the harvest of shellfish, which are an integral part of the national cuisine. Disease on marine plantations raging is not the first month.
The French wanted to cover the lack of oysters due to the Japanese manufacturers, but after the well-known tragic events about this not being told. The tsunami washed away all crops intended for export. Prices for shellfish in stores and restaurants already crept up. Last year the French ate more than 100 thousand tons of oysters.
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6 September. Rare virus that can be transmitted to humans, killed a huge number of pigeons in the Australian state of Victoria. Here it epidemiologists have documented for the first time, said the Ministry of agriculture.
As noted by the chief veterinary officer Australian, Dr. mark Schipp, we are talking about avian paramyxoviruses. It really threatens poultry bred in the state, according to Xinhua.
According to the expert, the bird began to die suddenly and in large quantities. Witnesses say that before this bird showed signs of fatigue and disorders of the nervous system (they were circling Read more [...]
Obviously, in the mass deaths of blackbirds in Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse and Baden-württemberg blame tropical virus. In the bodies of several dead birds was detected virus Usutu. It is reported by the Institute of tropical medicine to them. Of Bernhard Bernhard in Hamburg.
\"The situation is alarming, as the virus Usutu can also infect people,\" — says virologist Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit. According to him, finally wines virus Usutu in the deaths of blackbirds is not yet proven. A year ago this pathogen was discovered in Germany in mosquitoes.
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In the U.S. - the epidemic of influenza. Cases, there are already hundreds of thousands. Hospitals - the queue. In New York and Boston declared a state of emergency. Such in the XXI century has ever had. Which countries are sick and worried whether the Russians? U.S. flu. Overseas news again come to the sound of coughing and sneezing. The strongest in the last 10 years of the epidemic grows. Reports of the spread of infection in the last days updated almost every hour: 20 states, 27, 34, 47 of 50. And a virus - very aggressive. Not always save even vaccinations. Resist to the sunny Read more [...]
In Primorye, on the border with China, introduced enhanced control measures. Sanitary doctors measure temperature tourists and conduct initial inspection. The fact is that in the neighboring country registered mass outbreak of a dangerous virus H1N1. From the so-called "swine flu" has killed two people.On the border with China tour measure temperature. At checkpoints in Primorye health officers were watching the terrible virus H1N1, which registered an outbreak in neighboring China. According to official information, in four provinces of China recorded a sharp increase in infections, Read more [...]
A new species of bird flu spreads among ducks - the birds swim in the rivers, but because the virus can spread over hundreds of kilometers.Open Indonesian scientists at the end of last year, a new species of bird flu, which is distributed among the ducks and has caused the deaths of hundreds of thousands of these animals in Indonesia is much more dangerous than the former, said on Saturday the national Antara news agency."Unlike chickens, ducks swimming in the river, but because the virus (now) can extend for hundreds of kilometers," - said the head of the Centre for Research of the University Read more [...]
British scientists have discovered a previously unknown to science deadly virus, which, they claim, in the near future could destroy mankind.
One of the victims of the "virus of Armageddon," as he called scientists, has already become a 38-year-old Briton, says RBC. The other day he died in a London hospital of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. The symptoms of the disease - a headache, and joint pain, nausea and fever. As the disease on the patient appear extensive bruising, starting uncontrollable bleeding of internal organs.
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Swine Flu (H1N1)- A special form of the virus, which through long mutations took forms that can infect humans. The disease has claimed many lives throughout the world, because at the time of its occurrence and distribution it has not been studied. Until the first human cases of swine flu in Mexico, swine flu is not dangerous for humans and therefore not investigated in detail.Constant mutation of swine flu do not allow scientists and doctors to even predict the time and location of the next epidemic. Throughout the world, not so long ago adopted strict measures to prevent the spread of the virus, Read more [...]