leptospirosis

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Infectious Disease and Pollution Concerns Arise from Sandy Aftermath
Nov 2, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

Hurricane Sandy’s wrath has only just ended and the extensive destruction felt by millions of families along the East Coast is slowly being put into...

Leptospirosis Outbreak Follows Flooding in Philippines
Jan 4, 2012 | Jane Huston

The Philippines is dealing with an outbreak of leptospirosis following a December tropical storm and flooding, the worst to hit the area in three...

Monsoons and Bacteria Plaguing Gujarat, India
Sep 19, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

  Monsoon season in India is bringing more than just heavy rains. India’s western state, Gujarat, reports a record high of 688 cases of...

Leptospirosis in Ukraine
May 13, 2011 | healthmap

For the first time in 10 years, leptospirosis has returned to the capital of Ukraine. Kiev officials have confirmed cases of leptospirosis in...

Leptospirosis in Brazil
Feb 3, 2011 | healthmap

On February 2nd, an outbreak of leptospirosis was reported in two cities of Rio de Janeiro State in Brazil, with Teresópolis reporting 2 confirmed...

Leptospirosis outbreak leads to state of emergency in Nicaragua
Oct 19, 2010 | healthmap

Nicaragua has declared a national state of emergency due to a spike in cases and deaths from leptospirosis. Leptospirosis is typically spread through...

Leptospirosis in El Eulma, Algeria
Oct 19, 2010 | healthmap

  Another leptospirosis outbreak has been reported in city of El Eulma, Algeria. To date, 4 deaths and 75 cases have been confirmed with up to 100...