PRO/AH/EDR> Anthrax

Published Date: 2012-08-12 10:08:20Subject: PRO/AH/EDR Anthrax – China: (JS) Archive Number: 20120812.1240310 ANTHRAX – CHINA: (JIANGSU)*************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: 10 August 2012Source: ChinaDaily.com [Edited]http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-08/10/content_15663894.htm Villagers with anthrax improve with treatment ——————————————- Two villagers of Ganyu county in Jiangsu province who were diagnosed with anthrax have improved [...]

PRO/EDR> Cholera, diarrhea & dysentery update 2012 (37): Africa, Asia

Published Date: 2012-08-14 13:48:07Subject: PRO/EDR Cholera, diarrhea dysentery update 2012 (37): Africa, Asia Archive Number: 20120814.1238604 CHOLERA, DIARRHEA DYSENTERY UPDATE 2012 (37): AFRICA, ASIA************************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org In this update: Africa [1] Cholera – Guinea [2] Cholera – Congo DR [3] Cholera – Cote d’Ivoire (Lagunes region) [...]

PRO/EDR> Cholera, diarrhea & dysentery update 2012 (38): Cuba

Published Date: 2012-08-14 13:49:50Subject: PRO/EDR Cholera, diarrhea dysentery update 2012 (38): Cuba Archive Number: 20120814.1241996 CHOLERA, DIARRHEA AND DYSENTERY UPDATE 2012 (38): CUBA******************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Sun 12 Aug 2012 Source: Diario de Cuba [in Spanish, trans. Mod.JG, edited] http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/12508-el-gobierno-silencia-centenares-de-casos-de-dengue-en-varias-provincias The Community Journalists Network, an independent [...]

PRO/EDR> Diarrheal shellfish poisoning

Published Date: 2012-08-14 13:51:56Subject: PRO/EDR Diarrheal shellfish poisoning – Ireland: (west) alert Archive Number: 20120814.1243602 DIARRHEAL SHELLFISH POISONING – IRELAND: ALERT**********************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Tue 14 Aug 2012 Source: Irish Times [edited] http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0814/breaking19.html About a dozen people have become ill with suspected food poisoning in recent [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> Salmonellosis

Published Date: 2012-08-14 15:56:50Subject: PRO/AH/EDR Salmonellosis – USA (05): (NE) rehabilitation center Archive Number: 20120814.1243728 SALMONELLOSIS – USA (05): (NEBRASKA) REHABILITATION CENTER**********************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Mon 13 Aug 2012 Source: 1011 now [summ., edited] http://www.1011now.com/news/healthyeveryday/headlines/SHDHD-Investigating-Salmonella-Outbreak-166060516.html South Heartland District Health Department along with the Nebraska Department of [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> Salmonellosis, multiple serotypes

Published Date: 2012-08-14 16:08:37Subject: PRO/AH/EDR Salmonellosis, multiple serotypes – USA (04): pet turtle Archive Number: 20120814.1243731 SALMONELLOSIS, MULTIPLE SEROTYPES – USA (04): PET TURTLE********************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Wed 8 Aug 2012 Source: CDC, Salmonella homepage [edited] http://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/small-turtles-03-12/index.html A total of 168 people infected with outbreak strains [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> Anthrax

Published Date: 2012-08-14 16:11:09Subject: PRO/AH/EDR Anthrax – China (02): (JS,LN) Archive Number: 20120814.1243816 ANTHRAX – CHINA (02): (JIANGSU, LIAONING)*****************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Mon 13 Aug 2012 Source: Shanghai Daily, Xinhua News Agency report [edited] http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.asp?id=88686 Local health authorities said on Monday [13 Aug 2012], 7 cases [...]

PRO> Anthrax, human

Published Date: 2012-08-14 16:14:12Subject: PRO Anthrax, human – UK (04): (England) warning Archive Number: 20120814.1243817 ANTHRAX, HUMAN – UK (04): (ENGLAND) WARNING*******************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Mon 13 Aug 2012 Source: Croydon Advertiser [edited] http://www.thisiscroydontoday.co.uk/Warnings-heroin-laced-anthrax-sale-Croydon/story-16686917-detail/story.html Warnings over heroin laced with anthrax on sale in Croydon ———————————————————- Drug [...]

PRO/EDR> Melioidosis

Published Date: 2012-08-14 16:18:44Subject: PRO/EDR Melioidosis – Australia (04): (NT) cases increase Archive Number: 20120814.1243818 MELIOIDOSIS – AUSTRALIA (04): (NORTHERN TERRITORY) CASES INCREASE*****************************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Sun 12 Aug 2012 Source: The Australian, Australian Associated Press (AAP) report [edited] http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/breaking-news/spike-in-deadly-soil-bacteria-in-nt/story-fn3dxiwe-1226448547848 There has been an alarming increase [...]

PRO/EDR> Ebola hemorrhagic fever

Published Date: 2012-08-14 16:29:47Subject: PRO/EDR Ebola hemorrhagic fever – Congo DR: (OE) susp Archive Number: 20120814.1244138 EBOLA HEMORRHAGIC FEVER – DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: (ORIENTALE) SUSPECTED*****************************************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Sun 12 Aug 2012 Source: AFRIScoop.com (Xinhua report) [In French, transl., edited] http://www.afriscoop.net/journal/spip.php?breve12773 Suspected cases of Ebola [...]

PRO/AH> Anthrax, bison

Published Date: 2012-08-14 17:01:03Subject: PRO/AH Anthrax, bison – Canada (08): (NT) Archive Number: 20120814.1244145 ANTHRAX, BISON – CANADA (08): (NORTHWEST TERRITORIES)*****************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: 13 Aug 2012 Source: Northern News Services Online [edited] http://nnsl.com/northern-news-services/stories/papers/aug13_12bs.html Bison herd suffers worst anthrax outbreak on record ————————————————— The worst anthrax [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> Anthrax

Published Date: 2012-08-14 17:38:55Subject: PRO/AH/EDR Anthrax – China (03): (JS,LN) Archive Number: 20120814.1244266 ANTHRAX – CHINA (03): (JIANGSU, LIAONING)*****************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: 14 Aug 2012 Source: The Epoch Times [edited] http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/china-news/anthrax-outbreaks-announced-in-two-chinese-provinces-278818.html Anthrax outbreaks announced in Chinese provinces ———————————————— Villagers from Ganmazhen in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province have [...]

PRO/EDR> Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

Published Date: 2012-08-14 17:57:45Subject: PRO/EDR Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – Pakistan (05) Archive Number: 20120814.1244323 CRIMEAN-CONGO HEMORRHAGIC FEVER – PAKISTAN (05)***********************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Mon 13 Aug 2012 Source: The International News [edited] http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-63154-Deadly-Congo-fever-kills-5-in-Karachi Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever kills 5 in Karachi ————————————————— With the death of a [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> West Nile virus

Published Date: 2012-08-14 04:16:58Subject: PRO/AH/EDR West Nile virus – USA (03): (TX,LA) human Archive Number: 20120814.1242832 WEST NILE VIRUS – USA (03): (TEXAS, LOUISIANA) HUMAN****************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org In this posting: [1] Texas (Dallas County) [2] Louisiana ****** [1] Texas Date: Sat 11 Aug 2012 Source: CNN [...]

New instruction puts spotlight on standards, culture

by Tech. Sgt. Shawn J. Jones Air Force Public Affairs Agency 8/13/2012 – JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AFNS) — When referencing fundamental standards, Airmen now have a single source: Air Force Instruction 1-1, Air Force Standards. As one of the capstone acts of his 39-year career, Gen. Norton Schwartz, Air Force chief of staff, put [...]

K-9 teams help the fight in Afghanistan

August 13, 2012 By Staff Sgt. Nicolas Morales, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Soldiers on today’s modern battlefield have tools that we all know well. We often think of rifles, hand grenades and up-armored vehicles — but what about dogs? Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, [...]

NATO: Most ‘Green on Blue’ Attacks Due to Grievances, Stress

by Ayaz Gul August 13, 2012 ISLAMABAD — At least seven coalition soldiers have been killed by Afghan security forces or gunmen wearing their uniforms in the last week alone. NATO said Monday that such attacks are often the result of personal disputes and will not derail the coalition’s plans to transfer security responsibilities to [...]

PRO/EDR> Dengue/DHF update 2012 (34)

Published Date: 2012-08-13 12:20:29Subject: PRO/EDR Dengue/DHF update 2012 (34) Archive Number: 20120813.1241005 DENGUE/DHF UPDATE 2012 (34)***************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org In this update: Cases in various countries: Asia —- India (West Bengal state) India (Kolkata and Salt Lake, West Bengal state) suspected India (Pune, Maharashtra state) Sri Lanka [...]

PRO/AH/EDR> Anaplasmosis

Published Date: 2012-08-13 12:23:15Subject: PRO/AH/EDR Anaplasmosis – USA (02): (ME) background Archive Number: 20120813.1241732 ANAPLASMOSIS – USA (02): (MAINE) BACKGROUND*******************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Sun 12 Aug 2012 Source: GIDEON (Global Infectious Disease Epidemiology Network) [edited] http://www.gideononline.com re: ProMED-mail post Anaplasmosis – USA: (ME) increased incidence 20120811.1239966 [...]

PRO/EDR> Ebola hemorrhagic fever

Published Date: 2012-08-13 15:02:09Subject: PRO/EDR Ebola hemorrhagic fever – Uganda (17): (KI) Archive Number: 20120813.1241762 EBOLA HEMORRHAGIC FEVER – UGANDA (17) (KIBAALAE)************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Sun 12 Aug 2012Source: New Vision (Uganda) [summ., edited]http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/634018-how-the-deadly-ebola-came-back.html= The outbreak of Ebola [fever] in Kibaale district is still shrouded in [...]

PRO/EDR> Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Published Date: 2012-08-13 15:08:02Subject: PRO/EDR Vibrio parahaemolyticus – USA (03): (CA) raw oyster, recall Archive Number: 20120813.1241997 VIBRIO PARAHAEMOLYTICUS – USA: (CALIFORNIA) RAW OYSTER, RECALL**************************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Fri 10 Aug 2012 Source: California Department of Public Health [edited] http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/NR12-039.aspx California Department of Public Health (CDPH) [...]

PRO/AH> Epizootic hemorrhagic disease, cervids

Published Date: 2012-08-13 15:10:52Subject: PRO/AH Epizootic hemorrhagic disease, cervids – USA (05): (KS) Archive Number: 20120813.1242090 EPIZOOTIC HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE, CERVIDS – USA (05): (KANSAS)***********************************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Sat 11 Aug 2012 Source: Kansas City InfoZine [edited] http://www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/52804/ Sick and dead deer reported in Eastern Kansas ——————————————— [...]

Cavalrymen swap tanks for Warthogs in Helmand

13 Aug 12 A squadron of cavalrymen have swapped their Challenger 2 tanks for Warthog armoured vehicles as they support the Afghan security forces in Helmand province. Soldiers and officers from D Squadron of the King’s Royal Hussars, known as the Northern Cavalry Regiment, who are normally based at Tidworth in Wiltshire, have deployed to [...]

Afghan Policeman Fires on NATO Troops

by VOA News August 13, 2012 Officials say an Afghan police officer has opened fire on U.S.-led NATO troops, in the fifth such attack in a week. A NATO spokesman told reporters that a man wearing civilian clothes fired on international forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday, but that no coalition service [...]

Combined Force Arrests Senior Insurgent Leader

Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2012 – An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a senior Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan terrorist group leader in the Chahar Darah district of Afghanistan’s Kunduz province today, military officials reported. The insurgent leader directed improvised explosive device attacks in Kunduz province. [...]

Egypt’s Morsi Appoints Vice President in Major Top Brass Reshuffle

RIA Novosti 23:42 12/08/2012 CAIRO, August 12 (RIA Novosti) – Egypt’s president on Sunday named the deputy head of the Cassation Court, Mahmoud Mekki, as the country’s vice president. During strongman Hosni Mubarak’s 29-year rule, Mekki publicly spoke against election fraud. Islamist president Morsi on Sunday made the boldest move so far to seize back [...]

Egypt’s Morsi Orders Top Military Officers to Retire

by Edward Yeranian August 12, 2012 CAIRO — Egypt’s new President Mohamed Morsi has forced out the country’s top two military officers, announcing the immediate retirement of Defense Minister Mohammed Hussein Tantawi and Army Chief of Staff Sami Annan. The move comes after growing tensions over military operations in the northern Sinai, following a recent [...]

Egypt’s President Orders Defense Minister, Top General Retirement

RIA Novosti 19:55 12/08/2012 CAIRO, August 12 (RIA Novosti) – Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has deposed the country’s powerful defense minister and a top military officer, pushing them into “retirement” but naming them as presidential advisors, state television announced Sunday. Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, the defense minister who headed the military council that ruled [...]

PRO/EDR> Measles update 2012 (32)

Published Date: 2012-08-12 21:08:30Subject: PRO/EDR Measles update 2012 (32) Archive Number: 20120812.1240827 MEASLES UPDATE 2012 (32)************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org In this update: Europe ——— [1] UK (North West) Africa ——- [2] Nigeria (NCDC) Asia —– [3] [4] Pakistan (K-P) The Americas ———– [5] Canada (Ontario) ***** Europe [...]

PRO/AH> African swine fever

Published Date: 2012-08-12 21:14:23Subject: PRO/AH African swine fever – Russia (06): Biosecurity Archive Number: 20120812.1240903 AFRICAN SWINE FEVER – RUSSIA (06): BIOSECURITY**********************************************A ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.orgProMED-mail is a program of theInternational Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 Source: ThePigProgress [edited] http://www.pigprogress.net/news/russia%E2%80%99s-rosselkhoznadzor–animal-feed-theft-behind-asf-epidemic-9172.html Russia’s Rosselkhoznadzor: Animal feed theft behind ASF epidemic —————————————————————- Animal feed thefts in [...]