Threatwatch: Disease may run amok while the CDC sleeps

  22:41 10 October 2013 by Debora MacKenzie For similar stories, visit the Epidemics and Pandemics and US national issues Topic Guides Threatwatch is your early warning system for global dangers, from nuclear peril to deadly viral outbreaks. Debora MacKenzie highlights the threats to civilisation – and suggests solutions “We are less safe.” So Tom…

New pathogen epidemic identified in sub-Saharan Africa : non-Typhoidal Salmonella up to 45% mortality rate

Public release date: 30-Sep-2012 Contact: Aileen Sheehy press.office@sanger.ac.uk 0044-012-234-96928 Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Researchers track the spread of human invasive non-Typhoidal Salmonella in sub-Saharan Africa A new study out today (Sunday 30 September) reveals that the emergence and spread of a rapidly evolving invasive intestinal disease, that has a significant mortality rate (up to 45%)…

Cinnamon is lethal weapon against E. coli O157:H7

Contact: Angela Dansby aldansby@ift.org 312-782-8424 x127 Institute of Food Technologists When cinnamon is in, Escherichia coli O157:H7 is out.  That’s what researchers at Kansas State University discovered in laboratory tests with cinnamon and apple juice heavily tainted with the bacteria.  Presented at the Institute of Food Technologists’ 1999 Annual Meeting in Chicago on July 27,…

New salmonella-based ‘clean vaccines’ aid the fight against infectious disease:To accomplish this, a recombinant strain of Salmonella was constructed using genes from another pathogen, Francisella tularensis

* They are using genes from tularensis ” inhaling as few as 10 bacteria could be potentially deadly ” I feel uncomfortable with the Gates foundation funding support utilizing a Bioweapon strain of  Rabbit Fever?   New salmonella-based ‘clean vaccines’ aid the fight against infectious disease A powerful new class of therapeutics, known as recombinant attenuated Salmonella vaccines (RASV), holds…