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The Haitian government has doomed citizens, refusing to use a vaccine against cholera

The Haitian government has doomed citizens, refusing to use a vaccine against cholera

Epidemic in Haiti is just beginning, and the vaccine is not used, says New Scientist. Cholera outbreak was recorded on October 19 to November 24 the number of victims has reached epidemic 1721. According to preliminary estimates, in the next three months, 400,000 people suffer. Scientists emphasize that up to this point the Caribbean people have never experienced a cholera epidemic, so they have no immunity. At this moment, there are three vaccines from dead bacteria of cholera. One vaccine...

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Epidemic in Africa: the typhoid and cholera can join

Epidemic in Africa: the typhoid and cholera can join

Epidemic situation of typhoid fever in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, is heating up. The city closed a number of hotels, restaurants and points of public sale of food products that do not pass health inspection. Epidemiologists fear the spread of cholera, according to Xinhua. Decided to close a number of facilities experts fact forced the employee to identify fever one of the hotels and detection in all samples of chicken, meat and fish pathogens that cause typhoid. Head of the Ministry...

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China does not want to be the source of a measles epidemic

China does not want to be the source of a measles epidemic

Long time, China was an epidemic threat in terms of the spread of measles. Celestial now declares it managed to curb the infection, at least in part. According to published statistics of Ministry of Health, compared with April last year to April this was fixed at 72% less than the facts of the disease, accounting for 557 infected. One person has died, according to Xinhua. Usually it is in the spring accounts for the peak of activity of infection by morbilliviruses. Most cases are living...

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Trying to protect themselves from the flu, you can not drink immunostimulants

Trying to protect themselves from the flu, you can not drink immunostimulants

Describes should behave during an epidemic of influenza and SARS. "Now the media actively scare seasonal flu and colds, and advertising to television screens constantly talks about what you need to improve the immune system. Often in the minds of people is associated with increased immunity immunostimulant drug class. The question is: does it make sense for a year guzzle course of these funds and whether they help as preventive measures? We can say that by the adjuvants used during...

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Australia has developed a vaccine for rotavirus infection in infants

Australia has developed a vaccine for rotavirus infection in infants

Melbourne developed a vaccine that is designed to protect babies from the disease, which causes diarrhea and kills millions of children every year. It is about rotavirus. In Australia children 6-8 weeks old vaccinated against rotavirus infection somewhere in 2007. However, the new vaccine will be administered earlier and protect children from the very first days of life, according to The Age. Also, the vaccine will protect against infection many children in developing countries, where birth...

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