Tag archive for ‘Vibrio vulnificus’
By Robert On Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Florida: Pinellas County sees 6th Vibrio vulnificus case

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Vibrio vulnificus situation in Florida, state health officials reported two additional cases during the past week. Image/Clker-Free-Vector-Images Additional More...

By Robert On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Florida Vibrio cases rise to 19, 1st death reported in Hillsborough County

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health has reported an addition six Vibrio vulnificus cases since the last report in mid August. Image/CDC Through September 6, health officials More...

By Robert On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Florida Vibrio vulnificus update: 43 cases and 9 deaths through October

The number of fatalities related to infection with Vibrio vulnificus in the state of Florida has increased by two with cases reported in Lee and Citrus counties. This brings the number of fatalities through Oct. More...

By Robert On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Florida Vibrio vulnificus update: 12 cases reported to date

The latest on the Vibrio vulnificus situation in the state of Florida shows that there has been 12 cases identified by health officials, including 3 fatalities. Vibrio vulnificusImage/Janice Haney Carr This follows More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Cholera in Nigeria: 22,000 cases reported in first half of 2014

The cholera outbreak in Nigeria that has affected at least 17 states has sickened some 22,000 people during the first 5 1/2 months of 2014. According to a report in This Day Live today, Minister of Health, Prof. More...

By Robert On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Florida reports six Vibrio vulnificus cases to date in 2014, encourages awareness of public

As summer arrives and the waters get warmer, The Florida Department of Health is urging Floridians with certain health conditions to avoid eating raw oysters and exposing open wounds to seawater and estuarine water, More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

South Sudan cholera outbreak grows, 670 cases in Juba

The cholera outbreak that was declared by the South Sudan Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organization three weeks ago in Juba, has blossomed to hundreds of cases and two dozen deaths, More...

By Robert On Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Crisis in South Sudan: conflict, famine and cholera

The conflict in South Sudan, which began in mid-December 2013, has left a third of the population severely food insecure. Many people are unable to farm, tend to their livestock and feed their families. According More...

By Robert On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Vibrio cholera confirmed as cause of North Cotabato outbreak

The etiology of the diarrhea outbreak that has struck the city of Alamada in North Cotabato, Mindanao has been confirmed as Vibrio cholerae, the agent of cholera, according to health officials. Vibrio cholerae on More...

By Robert On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Philippines: Cholera sickens more than 200 in Alamada

More than 200 residents of the city of Alamada in Cotabato province in Mindanao have been sickened by a diarrheal outbreak suspected to be cholera. Vibrio choleraeImage/CDC/ Janice Carr The Philippines news source, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Results on CDC Food Safety Progress Report a mixed bag

The nation’s food safety grades are out and the results are mixed.  CDC’s annual report card shows that foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the United States. The rate More...

By Robert On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Haiti cholera cases down in 2014

The cholera epidemic that began in October 2010 on the Caribbean island of Haiti, several months after the massive earthquake, has accounted for greater than 700,000 cases and 8,500 deaths as of March 10, according More...

By Robert On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Makurdi, Nigeria cholera outbreak kills at least 30

An outbreak of cholera in Makurdi, in Benue State has accounted in at least 30 deaths from the serious gastrointestinal disease, according to a report today in the Abuja news source, Leadership. Image/CIA Local More...

By Robert On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Cholera kills 11 in Nigeria’s Jigawa State

An outbreak of cholera in Nigeria’s Jigawa State has killed at least 11 people, health officials note, according to Premium Times report Thursday. Vibrio choleraeImage/CDC/ Janice Carr According to a statement More...

By Robert On Monday, January 13th, 2014

Two H7N9 human avian flu cases reported in Foshan City

The Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission Bulletin reports two confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza in Foshan City in central Guangdong province, according to a Ministry of More...

By Robert On Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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Nigeria: Kano State has reported 71 cholera deaths since November

Since the first cholera cases appeared in the northern Nigerian state of Kano, health officials have reported no less than 71 fatalities due to the bacterial disease, according to a This Day Live report Friday. According More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Mexico reports three new cholera cases, brings total to 187

Three new cholera cases have been confirmed in Mexico, the first cases in a month, bringing the total number of cases to 187, according to a Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) cholera Epidemiological Update More...

By Robert On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
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Haiti still recorded over 1,100 cholera cases a week in 2013

Since the outbreak of cholera began in Haiti in October 2010, months after the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean country, amazingly, Haiti is still recording over 1,100 cholera cases per week, More...

By Robert On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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Nepal government rejects blame for Haiti cholera epidemic

Cholera was not seen on the Caribbean island of Haiti for a century, and then the massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the country in Jan. 2010. Vibrio choleraeImage/CDC/ Janice Carr Months later arrived UN peacekeepers More...

By Robert On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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CDC investigating Vibrio parahaemolyticus increase affecting 13 states

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced recently an investigation of an increase of vibriosis caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus. In coordination with state health departments, the federal More...



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