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First Cholera Outbreak
They do: They sometimes do. The best example is the recent devastating outbreak in haiti that killed almost 10, 000 people. The thing about cholera is that it has to start with someone who has it. Flooding is not enough. In the case of the haitian outbreak, the source is felt to have been infected un peacekeepers from nepal stationed along the artibonite river. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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When there is an outbreak of west nile virus, how is the population of infected mosquitoes exterminated?
Vaxchora: “Vaxchora is a live, attenuated vaccine. The V. choleraevaccine strain in Vaxchora produces an incomplete, nontoxic version of the cholera toxin. Vaxchora replicates in the gastrointestinal tract.” REF: https://www.paxvaxconnect.com/vaxchora?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=vaxchora&utm_campaign=HCP%20Brand ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where?: In the us, only those with confirmed disease were isolated, and there were fewer than 30 cases. ...Read more
Can a HSV-2 positive recently infected person (IgM antibodies only) spread the herpes, is the virus contagious at this time?
Yes: Yes, in my area we are in the midst of a serious outbreak, mostly in school age kids and adults. Rarely have infants been diagnosed currently. The mix includes underimmunized patients needing booster updates, not immunized at all and occasionally immunized patients where the vaccine apparently did not "take". ...Read more
Standing water: Get rid of standing water - water in puddles, bird baths, old tires are nurseries for breeding mosquitoes. ...Read more
Fowl cholera: Fowl (or chicken) Cholera Vaccine was developed by pasteur in the late 1800s. The disease is caused by pasteurella and is not related to human cholera caused by vibrio cholerae. The human disease, originally called asiatic cholera, is now a misnomer as 90 percent or more of cases currently originate in subsaharan africa. Fowl Cholera Vaccine was never used in humans. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recurrence of symptoms one month after initial infection/food poisoning incident. Recurrence has happened in all four people originally infected.
No.: Pregnancy cannot, per se, cause herpes; but if the man who impregnated you has genital herpes, he could have infected you at the same time he got you pregnant. The first step is to get tested, and make sure you actually have herpes before trying to figure out what (or who) caused it. ...Read more
3 to 30 days: Some people do not get any symptoms or classic eruption associated with it, but if one gets it, it is 2 to 14 days after the exposure. ...Read more
Can the first outbreak of herpes simplex 2 always appear with in the first month of contracting it?
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