West Nile cases rose sharply in 2006

first_img Counties that had the highest incidence of WNND cases were mainly in the west-central United States, with 9.9 cases per 100,000 people in Idaho, 4.9 per 100,000 in South Dakota, and 3.2 per 100,000 in North Dakota, according to the CDC. In today’s issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the CDC reported a total of 4,261 cases of WNV disease in 2006, compared with 3,000 cases in 2005, for a 42% increase. The CDC looks at the number of WNND cases as the best indicator of human WNV disease trends, because health departments are more likely to report them, Mark Duffy, an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer with the CDC division of vector-borne diseases in Ft. Collins, Colo., told CIDRAP News. Compared to 2005, the number of WNND cases was up 14% in 2006. Among bird surveillance findings, the CDC said WNV infection has been identified in 300 species, including 11 in which the disease was identified for the first time in 2006. CDC. West Nile virus activity—United States, 2006. MMWR 2007 Jun 8;56(22):556-59 [Full text] One of the hot spots in 2006 was Idaho, which saw its WNND count jump from just 4 cases between 2003 and 2005 to 139 in 2006, which accounted for 9.3% of the national total, the CDC report said. Other states that had high WNND case counts were Texas, with 229, Illinois, 127, Louisiana, 91, and Mississippi, 89. WNV cases were reported in 23.3% of the nation’s counties—731 counties in 43 states—in 2006. The state of Washington reported the disease in humans for the first time. Past yearly WNV reports have shown that the incidence of WNND and death from WNND increase with age, particularly among those who are older than 60. In 2006 the median age for fatal WNND was 58, similar to previous years, the CDC said.center_img CDC’s West Nile virus sitehttp://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/index.htm Jun 7, 2007 (CIDRAP News) – The number of illnesses related to West Nile virus (WNV) in the United States rose in 2006 for the second year in a row, after a dramatic decline in 2004, suggesting that the virus will remain endemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). See also: Of the 2006 cases, 34.9% (1,491) were West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND) (meningitis, encephalitis, or acute flaccid paralysis), the CDC said. Another 61.3% (2,612) of cases were West Nile fever, and 3.7% (158) were unspecified. There were 161 deaths among the WNND cases, the report said. With the lack of an effective human WNV vaccine, prevention of the disease continues to depend on community-level mosquito control and personal protection against mosquito bites, the report says. The agency said that about 140 cases of WNV infection occur for every case of WNND and about 80% of people who are infected never have symptoms. On that basis, the CDC estimated that the nation had a total of 208,700 cases of WNV infection in 2006, including 41,750 cases of West Nile fever.last_img read more

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Liverpool set to offload Awoniyi, Ojo, eight others in huge transfer shake-up

first_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Former Golden Eaglets forward, Taiwo Awoniyi, Sheyi Ojo, and eight other players have been penciled down for off-loading this summer as Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp trims his squad. With football clubs across Europe seeing finances impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, many players will be fearing for their futures. According to Goal’s reports, Liverpool are prepared to shunt ten players out of the Anfield exit door. Top of the list will be flop goalkeeper Loris Karius and Ojo, Ben Woodburn, Awoniyi, Kamil Grabara and Nat Phillips could all leave the club this summer. Awoniyi joined the Reds in 2015, but has never secured a work permit to play for the club. Five years, as many loan clubs, and plenty of youth international experience have definitely seen him develop, but he isn’t of the standard to challenge for a place in Liverpool’s side and hasn’t been able to play a single game due to his ineligibility issues. Adam Lewis has already joined Amiens on loan, with Morgan Boyes linking up with Fleetwood and Joey Barton. The 27-year-old stopper is back at the club after his loan spell with Besiktas ended, but with Alisson unmoveable between the sticks, the German will be sold.Advertisement Harry Wilson is another who is set to leave, either on loan or permanently. The 23-year-old showed flashes of his talent during a loan spell at Bournemouth last season. Sheyi Ojo could finally be cast loose, last featuring in a competitive game for the Reds in 2017. read also:Klopp admits frustration with three substitute rule The 23-year-old spent last season on loan at Rangers. Jurgen Klopp’s first-ever signing Marko Grujic is likely to be sold, as is left-back Yasser Larouci. Rhian Brewster enjoyed a successful loan at Swansea last season, and the Reds could well look to loan the 20-year-old out again, to a Premier rival. Promoted ContentMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It AppearedDisney Princesses Reimagined As “GoT” CharactersTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever MadePlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo20 Amazing Facts About The Daenerys Of The House Of TargaryenThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreGorgeous Asian Actresses All Men Are Crazy AboutCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?Everything You Need To Know About Asteroid ArmageddonWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually Truelast_img read more

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