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- WHO reported 8480 swine flu cases in 39 countries - 2.3
- Swine flu update - 29 countries reported 4379 cases - 2.2
- 4694 cases of swine flu in 30 countries - 2.2
- Swine flu Influenza A H1N1 update 27, WHO - 2.2
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Communicable Disease articles

Local biosurveillance data can improve individual patient care
By taking local biosurveillance data into account when assessing patients for communicable diseases, doctors may be able to make better diagnostic decisions, according to researchers at Children's Hospital Boston. For instance, in the case of strep throat, awareness of local epidemiology at the time of diagnosis could help more than 166,000 people avoid unnecessary antibiotic treatment in the United States every year and catch more than 62,000 missed cases.

Breast cancer and cervical cancer rising in developing countries
The number of cases and deaths from breast and cervical cancer are rising in most countries, especially in the developing world where more women are dying at younger ages, according to a new global analysis by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.

WHO reported 8480 swine flu cases in 39 countries
As of 06:00 GMT, 17 May 2009, 39 countries have officially reported 8480 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection.

Swine flu Influenza A H1N1 update 27, WHO
Swine influenza (Swine flu) refers to influenza cases that are caused by Orthomyxoviruses. As of 06:00 GMT, 13 May 2009, 33 countries have officially reported 5728 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection.

Swine influenza - 1893 cases in 23 countries
As of 16:00 GMT, 6 May 2009, 23 countries have officially reported 1893 cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection.

Control and treatment of bed bugs challenging
A review of previously published articles indicates there is little evidence supporting an effective treatment of bites from bed bugs, that these insects do not appear to transmit disease, and control and eradication of bed bugs is challenging, according to an article in the April 1 issue of JAMA.

Public private partnership in health sector, says Ramadoss
Indian Health Minister Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss has called for public-private partnership in health sector to meet the gap between supply and demand.

Public hearing on ways of reducing harmful use of alcohol
Each year, more than two million people die from alcohol-related causes. WHO was asked by its Member States in May at the World Health Assembly to develop a global strategy to combat the harmful use of alcohol.

Electronic cigarette not a safe or proven quitting method for smokers
Contrary to what some marketers of the electronic cigarette imply in their advertisements, the World Health Organization (WHO) does not consider it to be a legitimate therapy for smokers trying to quit.

Australia's public health spending 2% of total spent on health
Australia's expenditure on public health activities has remained constant at about 1.8% of total health spending over the last 7 years, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

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