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Investigation Of Monkeypox Outbreak In Congo

A study inspected that 10 suspected cases of monkeypox in Likouala Department, Republic of the Congo, triggered an investigation and response in March 2017 that included community education and surveillance strengthening. Increasing numbers of outbreaks suggest that monkeypox virus is becoming a more prevalent human pathogen. Diverse approaches are necessary for disease control and prevention.

Many Americans Think Infectious and Emerging Diseases In Other Countries Will Threaten the US

An overwhelming majority of Americans (95%) think infectious and emerging diseases facing other countries will pose a 'major' or 'minor' threat to the U.S. in the next few years, but more than half (61%) say they are confident the federal government can prevent a major infectious disease outbreak in the U.S., according to a new national public opinion survey commissioned by Research! America and the American Society for Microbiology

R-PRT program Gives a Lethal Hit to Injury

When Sgt. Jessica Bowman was placed on a medical profile for a knee injury, her company commander enrolled her into a new Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) program designed to rehabilitate Soldiers with injuries and pain.

For five weeks, Bowman joined a group of other LRMC Soldiers on profile in the Reconditioning Physical Readiness Training at 5 a.m. every weekday to work on muscle strengthening techniques and movement exercises. The program instructors customized a rehabilitation plan with a goal of better knee mobility, less pain and ultimately the removal of her medical profile.

Subtle Hearing Loss While Young Changes Brain Fucntion

A new study has found that young people with subtle Hearing loss, the kind they aren't even aware of are putting demands on their brains that typically wouldn't be seen until later in life. Cranking up your headphones or scrambling for a front-row spot at rock shows could be damaging more than your hearing. The study was published in the journal eNeuro.

UNFPA Addresses on Obstetric fistula

Pregnancy and childbirth should be among the happiest of occasions in a woman’s life, but this is not the case for many of the poorest and most marginalised women, said the United Nations Population Fund.

Prediction Of Disease Outbreaks By Keeping In A Track

Researchers have created a modeling framework that takes a zoonotic perspective on Ebola. The study was published in Scientific Reports. The team's approach works by tracking the migratory patterns of bats, which are believed to be a main carrier of the Ebola virus. Bats, in this instance, are the reservoirs of Ebola. This means that they are carriers and transmitters of the virus, though it does not cause them harm.