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Madagascar's
The latest WHO External Situation Report suggests that the plague outbreak that has been ravaging Madagascar for months may finally be winding down.
Congress Pushes for Predictive Models for Zika and Other Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Public Health Watch
Congress has requested more information about how government agencies are currently using predictive modeling and simulation technologies to assess the country’s risk for outbreaks and prepare responses.
Improving Diagnosis of Lyme Disease: Laboratory and Clinical Approaches
Contagion® Peer Exchange panelists discuss the challenge in diagnosing Lyme disease and new technologies that can improve testing.
Flu Season, and the Links Between Mental Health and Infectious Diseases: Public Health Watch
Remembering the links between infectious diseases such as influenza and HIV, among others, and mental health can improve patient outcomes.
Uganda Battling Deadly Marburg Outbreak
A viral hemorrhagic fever is currently plaguing Uganda. We break down the current situation.
Schistosomiasis Linked With HIV Infection
A new study has shown that women with schistosomiasis are at greater risk for HIV infection.
Could a Centuries-Old Ritual Increase the Spread of Plague in Madagascar?
The plague outbreak in Madagascar appears to be winding down, but will a centuries-old ritual reverse the progress?
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of October 22, 2017
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
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