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With Global Warming, Expect More Deadly Vibrio Cases
Forbes (30 Jul 2015)
The tiny Vibrio bacterium making headlines this past week is far more dangerous than the sharks causing panic along some Florida beaches. You should get to know a bit about Vibrio because, as waters warm globally, we can expect to see far more cases of the deadly Vibrio bacterium.
Biosensor Used For Detecting Cholera May Soon Also Spot Cancer In Only A Few Minutes
Medical Daily (21 Jul 2015)
Our ability to treat cancer is largely limited by our inability to detect its presence. In order to overcome this obstacle, researchers at Trinity College Dublin are engineering a super-sensitive biosensor tool capable of picking up even the smallest presence of cancer within minutes.
New icddr,b study in The Lancet shows that oral cholera vaccine protects against endemic disease
icddr,b (9 Jul 2015)
A double-dose, low-cost oral cholera vaccine administered through routine government health services can substantially reduce hospitalisations and deaths from cholera in densely populated urban settings, finds a new icddr,b study published in The Lancet.
Bactéries vs humains : une guerre à finir!
Agence Science Presse (6 juil 2015)
La transmission foudroyante du choléra dans les camps de réfugiés du Congo a décimé de nombreux Rwandais, qui avaient fui leur pays après le génocide de 1994. La virulence de cette contagion a alerté deux chercheurs québécois.