infectious diseases

Flesh-eating bacteria: What to know about Vibrio vulnificus, and how to avoid it

CNN — Following the flooding caused by Hurricane Ian, Lee County, Florida has experienced what the state Department of Health has described as an “abnormal increase” in cases of a rare bacterial infection. Florida has reported 64 Vibrio vulnificus infections and 13 deaths this year as of Friday, according to the health department, up from …

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We’ve been on the frontlines for HIV/AIDS. Here’s How to fight Monkeypox. – POLITICO

dr Hans Kluge is Regional Director of the World Health Organization/Europe. dr Anthony S. Fauci is Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Amid the ongoing global outbreak of monkeypox, some worry that given the nature and scale of its global spread, it may be too late to effectively control — let …

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