Sub-Saharan meningitis epidemics could be signaled by weather forecasts

A weather-based surveillance system that could offer advanced warning of outbreaks of meningitis is being piloted across sub-Saharan Africa. Hot and dusty conditions raise the risk of bacterial meningitis.    A pilot study is underway that could offer advanced warning of when and where meningitis outbreaks or even epidemics may occur by harnessing state-of-the-art weather …

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Monday Motivation (05-12-21)

Doing what you’re afraid of, getting out of your comfort zone, taking risks like that — that’s what life is. You might be really good. You might find out something about yourself that’s really special and if you’re not good, who cares? You tried something. Now you know something about yourself.   #CEDavisMD #Monday #Motivation …

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New Ebola Case in the Congo

The new Ebola case was in a woman who was married to an Ebola survivor. More data is being uncovered about the length of time the virus lasts in bodily fluid even after it disappears from the blood. This latest case is thought to link to the virus being in semen.    Read More: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/ebola-semen-congo/2021/02/10/55f04a74-6ba7-11eb-a66e-e27046e9e898_story.html     …

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