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There were several stand-alone vector surveillance applications being used by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to support the reporting of mosquito, bird, and mammal surveillance and infection information implemented in early 2000s in response to West Nile virus. In subsequent... Read more

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Outbreak Investigations course consisted to a series of 8 online modules, covering: •Confirm that an outbreak is occurring and confirm diagnosis •Case definition •Descriptive Epidemiology •Hypothesis Generation •Analytic Epidemiology •Preliminary control and Prevention •Communication of findings... Read more

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Brucellosis is one of the most widespread zoonosis in the world. Only 17 countries informed WHO that their territory is free from brucellosis. About 500 thousand cases of brucellosis in humans are registered in the world each year. The problem of brucellosis has remained actual to agriculture... Read more

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This presentation gives an overview of Zika. Topics include the history of the disease, clinical symptoms and treatment, and surveillance of human cases and the mosquitos that spread the virus.


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Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a zoonotic, protozoal infection that is endemic in Georgia, which commonly affects young children. In recent years, the incidence of VL has increased sharply and the geographic distribution has increased. Recently, VL moved to highly populated areas as new foci... Read more

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Presented October 25, 2017.

In regular contact with abattoir workers during inspections, USDA APHIS Georgia employees noticed very few employees using proper PPE, and observed risky slaughter and processing practices  at both small and large abattoirs. In general, employees seemed to have... Read more

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Zoonotic diseases are an important cause of human morbidity and mortality; around 75% of recently emerging human infectious diseases are zoonoses. Herein we report the first seroprevalence study to include a range of emerging or re-emerging zoonotic pathogens of economic concern (including:... Read more

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Anthrax is endemic and enzootic in Georgia with cases being registered since 1881 with over 2000 foci identified. Since 2005, 439 laboratory confirmed and 211 probable human cases and 190 laboratory confirmed animal cases have been registered. A case-control study performed in 2012 by the... Read more

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Zoonoses account for over 70% of emerging infectious diseases in humans. In recent years, global public health security has been threatened by zoonotic disease emergence as exemplified by outbreaks of H5N1 and H1N1 influenza, SARS, and most recently Ebola. The occurrence of a number of these... Read more

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About 60% of Nairobi residents live in slums with higher poverty, population density prevalence diseases and lower health access than the city average. Some residents own livestock or in are in contact with its products. Most slums dwellers work outside slums. Thus, health surveillance in slum... Read more

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