FluTrackers

Tracking Infectious Diseases since 2006

PayPal Verified medpedia.com

FluTrackers.com Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charity

Nederlandse taal Foro de Español de FluTrackers Francophones des FluTrackers Forum Italiano FluTrackers Latest Posts

www www.flutrackers.com



Go Back   FluTrackers > Emerging Diseases, & Other Health Threats - Alphabetical A thru H > Anthrax

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old January 25th, 2013, 02:07 PM
Catbird's Avatar
Catbird Catbird is offline
Senior Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 949
Default Philippines: 23 cases of suspected anthrax in Abra province as of 01-26-13

'Anthrax' downs 10 farmers in Abra?

January 24, 2013

"Abra provincial health experts are now investigating why 10 farmers in Langilang town here were taken ill.

Suspecting anthrax as the culprit, government physicians with the help of the Abra provincial veterinary office are examining the farmers, who exhibited skin lesions, said Serafin Alzate from the Office of Gov. Eustaquio Bersamin.

Experts suspected that the farmers ate anthrax-infested carabao meat.

...Blood samples were taken from the farmers and were brought for verification and detection. Results are out in a week...".
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old January 26th, 2013, 03:42 PM
Catbird's Avatar
Catbird Catbird is offline
Senior Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 949
Default Re: Philippines: 10 cases of suspected anthrax in Abra province

Philippine Information Agency: DOH conducts surveillance on suspected anthrax cases in Abra; advises public to remain cautious

Saturday 26th of January 2013

"The Department of Health-Cordillera advises the public to remain vigilant and cautious after 23 suspected anthrax cases were reported in three barangays of Lagangilang, Abra after eating meat of a double dead carabao.

Reports from Abra health officials revealed that from January 17 to January 24 suspected anthrax cases increased from 12 to 23 cases, respectively. These cases are in the barangays of Cayapa, Bacooc, and Paganao in Lagangilang, Abra.

Reports gathered by the Regional Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (RESU) revealed that majority of these cases were males including three children with age range of 2 years old to 57 years old. Two were admitted in Abra Provincial hospital but were discharged after four days...".
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old January 30th, 2013, 02:04 PM
Shiloh's Avatar
Shiloh Shiloh is offline
Editor, Senior Moderator
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 34,054
Default Re: Philippines: 23 cases of suspected anthrax in Abra province as of 01-26-13

Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/349317/...nthrax-reports

DOH sends team to Abra to check on anthrax reports
By Tina G. Santos
Philippine Daily Inquirer
1:06 am | Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health has dispatched a team to investigate suspected anthrax cases in Abra.

The DOH said several suspected cases of cutaneous anthrax were reported in Lagangilang, Abra, during the last week of December 2012.

To date, 23 cases have been detected, all males and with age ranging from 2 to 52 years old.

“A DOH team is now assisting local officials in coordination with the Bureau of Animal Industry in the conduct of an outbreak investigation,” the agency said.

But no death was reported, it added...
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Disclaimers:

The reader is responsible for discerning the validity, factuality or implications of information posted here, be it fictional or based on real events. Moderators on this forum make every effort to review the material posted on this site however, it is not realistically possible for our staff to manually review each post.

The content of posts on this site, including but not limited to links to other web sites, are the expressed opinion of the original authors or posters and are not endorsed by, or representative of the opinions of, the owners or administration of this website. The posts on this website are the opinion of the specific author or poster and should not be construed as statements of advice or factual information.

Not all posts on this website are intended as truthful or factual assertion by their authors. NO posts on this website should be considered factual information on face value alone. Users are encouraged to USE DISCERNMENT and do their own follow up research while reading and posting on this website. FluTrackers.com Inc. reserves the right to make changes to, corrections and/or remove entirely at any time posts made on this website without notice. In addition, FluTrackers.com Inc. disclaims any and all liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of a post on this website.

This site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. You should not assume that this site is error-free or that it will be suitable for the particular purpose which you have in mind when using it. In no event shall FluTrackers.com Inc. be liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this site or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this site.

Finally, FluTrackers.com Inc. reserves the right to delete, correct, or make changes to any post on this website without notice at any time for any reason.

Fair Use Notice:
This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Users may make such material available in an effort to advance awareness and understanding of issues relating to public health, civil rights, economics, individual rights, international affairs, liberty, science & technology, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C.Section 107, the material on this site is distributed to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.

In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 1 paragraph, and in no case more than 50% of the source material provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article. Please remember you are responsible for what you post on the internet and you could be sued by the original copyright holder if you do not honor these rules.

If you are a legal copyright holder or a designated agent for such and you believe a post on this website falls outside the boundaries of "Fair Use" and legitimately infringes on yours or your clients copyright

we may be contacted concerning copyright matters at:

FluTrackers.com Inc.
c/o Sharon Sanders
1676 Hibiscus Avenue
Winter Park, Florida 32789
Phone: 407-745-1513
E-Mail: flutrackers@earthlink.net

In accordance with section 512 of the U.S. Copyright Act our contact information has been registered with the United States Copyright Office. "Safe Harbor" noticing procedures as outlined in the DMCA apply to this website concerning all 3rd party posts published herein.

If notice is given of an alleged copyright violation we will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material(s) in question.

All 3rd party material posted on this website is the copyright of the respective owners / authors. FluTrackers.com Inc. makes no claim of copyright on such material.

For more information please visit: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml

Please be aware any communications sent complaining about a post on this website may be posted publicly at the discretion of the administration.

FluTrackers Does Not Provide Any Medical Advice:

FluTrackers, Inc. does not provide medical advice. Information on this web site is collected from various internet resources, and the FluTrackers board of directors makes no warranty to the safety, efficacy, correctness or completeness of the information posted on this site by any author or poster.

The information collated here is for instructional and/or discussion purposes only and is NOT intended to diagnose or treat any disease, illness, or other medical condition. Every individual reader or poster should seek advice from their personal physician/healthcare practitioner before considering or using any interventions that are discussed on this website.

By continuing to access this website you agree to consult your personal physican before using any interventions posted on this website, and you agree to hold harmless FluTrackers.com Inc., the board of directors, the members, and all authors and posters for any effects from use of any medication, supplement, vitamin or other substance, device, intervention, etc. mentioned in posts on this website, or other internet venues referenced in posts on this website.

By using and/or accessing this site, either passively or actively, you are agreeing to all of the above conditions. Also, by using and/or accessing this site, either passively or actively, you agree to conduct all business and legal affairs related to this website in the jurisdiction of Flutrackers.com Inc. which is registered in Central Florida, USA.

These Disclaimers are subject to change at anytime.

Email the Webmaster with questions or comments about this site at flutrackers@earthlink.net


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:55 AM.


H1N1 Influenza Swine Flu Avian Flu Infectious Diseases. Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Template-Modifications by TMS