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...hemorrhagic fever" in forested areas of southeastern Guinea nine days before the World Health Organization formally announced the epidemic.HealthMap uses algorithms to scour tens of thousands of social media sites, local news, government websites, infectious-disease...

...clinics and screen travelers to slow the epidemic's spread.Why are so many willing...cold logic to their commitment: This epidemic that has killed more than 2,000 people...turmoil and disease. But this Ebola epidemic has posed serious and unique challenges...
LeeShore's fundraiser illuminates link between domestic and animal abuse Smith. Gov. Sean Parnell will speak about his Choose Respect initiative, aimed at eradicating the domestic violence epidemic. Out of every 100 adult women who reside in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, 43 have experienced intimate partner violence...

...the American Medical Association. About 1.1 million Americans are estimated to be infected with HIV.When the global AIDS epidemic erupted in the 1980s, officials here reacted quickly. Brazil carried out widespread sex-education campaigns and became... members said Brantly, 33, knew of the risks associated with working in one of the world's poorest countries during an epidemic and did not regret his choice."Kent prepared himself to be a lifetime medical missionary," said his mother, Jan Brantly...
OP-ed: Delay in vaccinations a cause for concern

...the population is immune to an infectious disease, making epidemics unlikely. Again, infectious diseases are brought to Alaska...increase in the risk of outbreaks. Alaska's current pertussis epidemic - and recent pertussis-related infant death - underscores...
A manufactured ADHD epidemic

...definition, is heedless and frustrating at times - and a condition requiring pharmaceutical treatment is at the root of the ADHD epidemic. According to the forthcoming book "The ADHD Explosion," 19 percent of high-school-aged males have received a diagnosis...
What will be next for wolves?

...achieved wildlife managers found the deer populations did increase until winter die-offs were counted in the thousands, epidemics like mad deer disease arose, and vehicle collisions went up considerably. The re-introduction of predators such as wolves...
Atlantic seal virus found in Kachemak Bay otters

...though, and more research needs to be done. PDV caused two epidemics in northern Europe, killing 23,000 harbor seals in 1988...are threatened, especially those with limited numbers, and epidemic management strategies must be in place to protect critically...
Lots of familiar faces for Bucs, Raiders

...without DE Trevor Pryce (back). Cleveland (1-1) at New York Giants (1-1) The Browns suffered one of the worst injury epidemics in recent seasons when five starters left last Sunday's loss to Dallas. DE Courtney Brown (foot) is gone for the season...


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