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ALLMedicine™ Bubonic Plague Center

Research & Reviews  74 results

Plague in Disguise: The Discovery of Occult Buboes on Surgical Procedure or Autopsy.
https://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2022.0012
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.); Fleck-Derderian S, Cooley KM et. al.

Apr 12th, 2022 - Introduction: Bubonic plague classically manifests as a painful, swollen superficial lymph node (bubo) that is readily apparent on physical examination. However, patients occasionally present with buboes formed in deep lymph nodes, which are diffi...

The impact of COVID-19 on clinical research for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs): A c...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8722723
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Rasoanaivo TF, Bourner J et. al.

Dec 21st, 2021 - Among the many collaterals of the COVID-19 pandemic is the disruption of health services and vital clinical research. COVID-19 has magnified the challenges faced in research and threatens to slow research for urgently needed therapeutics for Negle...

The real Theriac - panacea, poisonous drug or quackery?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2021.114535
Journal of Ethnopharmacology; Raj D, Pękacka-Falkowska K et. al.

Aug 21st, 2021 - Theriac is considered the most popular cure-all multi-ingredient medicine and has been used for more than two millennia. It has also been used as one of the most important anti-epidemic drugs up to the 19th c., treated as an emergency medicine in ...

Plague
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/235627-overview

Aug 13th, 2021 - Background Plague is an acute, contagious, febrile illness usually transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected flea. Plague occurs as 3 major clinical events: bubonic plague, septicemic plague, and pneumonic plague. [1] Human-to-human transmi...

Plague
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/829233-print

Aug 13th, 2021 - Background Plague is an acute, contagious, febrile illness usually transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected flea. Plague occurs as 3 major clinical events: bubonic plague, septicemic plague, and pneumonic plague. [1] Human-to-human transmi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Ciprofloxacin Versus Streptomycin and Ciprofloxacin for Bubonic Plague
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04110340

Mar 31st, 2020 - An individually randomised, open label, non-inferiority trial of ciprofloxacin versus streptomycin and ciprofloxacin in patients with bubonic plague. We are using a non-inferiority design since the overall cure rate for bubonic plague without sept...

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News  13 results

A Pandemic Page-Turner
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/963831

Nov 30th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Talking about dread diseases might not be your idea of fun holiday conversation, but Lydia Kang, MD, co-author of Patient Zero: A Curious History ...

Meningitis Outbreak Kills 129 in North-East Congo
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/958315

Sep 9th, 2021 - KINSHASA (Reuters) - A meningitis outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo's north-eastern Tshopo province has killed 129 of the 267 people who have been infected since the first cases were discovered in June, the health minister said late on Tues...

Treating Bioterrorism-Related Plague: CDC Issues New Guidelines
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/955928

Aug 3rd, 2021 - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued the first recommendations for the prevention and treatment of plague since 2000. The new guidelines focus on the possibility of bioterrorism with mass casualty events from an intentional release of ...

Pandemic Puts All Eyes on Public Health
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/941275

Nov 19th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Public health — the science of protecting and improving the health of a population — includes everything from setting pollution limits to urging w...

Congo Says World's Largest Measles Epidemic Is Over
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/936303

Aug 26th, 2020 - KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday it has ended the world's largest measles outbreak that has killed more than 7,000 children since it was declared 14 months ago. Congo's response to the epidemic was hobbled by a...

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