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Study suggests gay men in Mexico City willing to participate in HIV prevention activities for $288 per year

Wednesday 03 04 13 13:04 UTC
"A new study suggests that most young gay men in Mexico City would pledge to stay HIV-free, attend a monthly safe-sex talk and take regular HIV tests to prove they were uninfected -- all in return for just $288 a year," the New York Times reports.

Good surveillance system for FMD can minimize economic losses to Mexican cattle industry

Friday 17 02 12 14:40 UTC
In a worst-case scenario simulation of a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Mexico, researchers found that establishing a good surveillance system and raising a more resilient breed of cattle could lessen the blow to the Mexican cattle industry should an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) or other infectious disease occur.

H1N1 'swine' flu makes a comeback in Mexico - AZ Central.com

Saturday 11 02 12 01:11 UTC

Outcome Magazine

H1N1 'swine' flu makes a comeback in Mexico
AZ Central.com
It was just about three years ago that a strange new strain of flu first appeared in Mexico, then spread across the border to the United States and eventually much of the globe. The H1N1 “swineflu strain didn't behave like a “normal” flu, ...

58 People Die of Flu in Mexico So Far This Year - Latin American Herald Tribune

Sunday 05 02 12 02:48 UTC

Latin American Herald Tribune

58 People Die of Flu in Mexico So Far This Year
Latin American Herald Tribune
2, according to the epidemiological report, the 58 deaths were caused by different strains of flu virus, the predominant one being the AH1N1 swine flu with 93 percent. The Health Secretariat said in a communique Friday that the deaths make up 2 percent ...

Mexico sees spike in swine flu after two years of low transmission - News-Medical.net

Friday 03 02 12 12:43 UTC

Mexico sees spike in swine flu after two years of low transmission
News-Medical.net
"There have been 1623 cases of all strains of flu in Mexico recorded so far for January, 90 percent of them H1N1 [swine flu]," compared to "about 1000 flu cases in Mexico during all of last year," of which roughly 250 cases were swine flu, ...

Mexico health sec: Swine flu way up after low year - The Associated Press

Wednesday 01 02 12 18:56 UTC

The Associated Press

Mexico health sec: Swine flu way up after low year
The Associated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Swine flu is back in Mexico, the epicenter of a world pandemic three years ago that panicked people around the globe. The country registered more cases of all types of flu and more incidents of the H1N1 strain, originally called ...

Swine flu spikes in Mexico after hiatus, but government says cases are within ... - Washington Post

Tuesday 31 01 12 20:43 UTC

DigitalJournal.com

Swine flu spikes in Mexico after hiatus, but government says cases are within ...

Mexican swine flu outbreak kills 29, infects nearly 1500 - Channel 6 News Online

Saturday 28 01 12 16:35 UTC

The Inquisitr

Mexican swine flu outbreak kills 29, infects nearly 1500
Channel 6 News Online
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- An ongoing swine flu outbreak in Mexico has left at least 29 people dead and nearly 1500 others infected, health officials confirmed on Saturday. Thousands more are also ill as the country faces several types of flu this ...

More Swine Flu Screening as Cases Increase in Mexico - Fox News

Friday 27 01 12 13:57 UTC

CBC.ca

More Swine Flu Screening as Cases Increase in Mexico
Fox News
Getty Print Email Share Comments Recommend Tweet Related Stories CDC surveys find swine flu vaccination rates highest in New England, lowest in the South 4 People Die From Swine Flu in Northern Mexico Swine flu provides test run for next epidemic, ...

Mexican swine flu toll hits nine

Monday 23 01 12 07:35 UTC
The death toll in Mexico from an outbreak of A(H1N1) swine flu has hit nine, with 573 cases detected, officials say. Swine flu death toll hits nine

Swine flu death toll hits nine in Mexico as cases almost double - Telegraph.co.uk

Monday 23 01 12 07:23 UTC

Telegraph.co.uk

Swine flu death toll hits nine in Mexico as cases almost double
Telegraph.co.uk
Nine people have died from an outbreak of swine flu in Mexico, with the number of cases almost doubling in a week. Health officials have identified 573 cases of A (H1N1), up from 333 instances on Thursday. The strain represents 90 per cent of influenza ...

Swine flu death toll rises in Mexico - Independent Online

Monday 23 01 12 00:00 UTC

Swine flu death toll rises in Mexico
Independent Online
Mexico City - The death toll in Mexico from an outbreak of A(H1N1) swine flu has hit nine, with 573 cases detected, officials said on Sunday. The strain represents 90 percent of detected cases of influenza in the country, the health ministry said in a ...

Two die of A(H1N1) swine flu in Mexico: official - AFP

Saturday 21 01 12 19:05 UTC

AFP

Two die of A(H1N1) swine flu in Mexico: official
AFP
MEXICO CITY — An outbreak of A(H1N1) swine flu claimed the lives of two people -- 19 and 21 years old -- in Mexico's capital in the first weeks of the year, health authorities said Saturday. The health secretary of Mexico's Federal District, ...

Reports of H1N1 outbreaks in Venezuela, Mexico prompt quick preventive action by health authorities

Tuesday 29 03 11 11:14 UTC
Health officials in Venezuela announced on Friday the number of confirmed H1N1 cases in the country has grown to more than 200, the Associated Press/Seattle Times reports.

Studies in Mexico and Africa demonstrate the effectiveness of rotavirus vaccine

Thursday 28 01 10 13:25 UTC
For the first time ever, studies in Mexico and Africa, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, demonstrate a reduction in diarrheal disease deaths following rotavirus vaccine introduction in Mexico and vaccine efficacy among impoverished populations in Malawi and South Africa.

AHF/Magic Johnson ‘Testing America’ tour to conduct testing event at Albuquerque, New Mexico

Friday 22 01 10 13:09 UTC
AHF’s Magic Johnson ‘Testing America’ Tour, a six month, 48 state national cross country HIV testing tour, will tumble into Albuquerque, New Mexico for a testing event at El Mezquite Market from 10am to 2pm Friday January 22nd. Free testing will take place on AHF’s new, state-of-the-art ‘Testing America’ mobile HIV testing unit. AHF is working in conjunction with New Mexico AIDS Services, a respected local non-profit HIV/AIDS organization.

moksha8 receives approval to import and use peramivir in patients with H1N1 influenza A in Mexico

Wednesday 13 01 10 07:25 UTC
moksha8 and BioCryst today announced that moksha8 has been granted approval from COFEPRIS (The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk) in Mexico for the importation and use of peramivir in patients with influenza associated with the 2009 H1N1 influenza A strain.

Media examines U.S., Mexico H1N1 vaccine campaigns, health effects of handwashing in Bolivia

Saturday 24 10 09 06:46 UTC
The Washington Post examines H1N1 vaccine supplies across the U.S.: "With only a fraction of the tens of millions of doses of vaccine that authorities predicted would be available arriving in states, cities and towns, public health officials who spent months planning for a massive immunization program are instead scrambling to parcel out their limited supply of nasal sprays and shots," the newspaper writes.

Studies examine H1N1 treatment, outcome differences in Mexico, Canada

Wednesday 14 10 09 06:36 UTC
New studies suggest that "[d]eveloping countries with limited access to advanced health-care facilities may be in for a rough ride with swine [H1N1] flu and even countries with high-tech ICUs may find themselves pushed to the limit as their hospitals struggle to save gravely ill H1N1 patients," the Canadian Press reports.

H1N1 illness in young Mexican patients associated with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome

Monday 12 10 09 17:35 UTC
Critical illness from 2009 influenza A(H1N1) in Mexico occurred among young patients, was associated with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome and shock, and had a fatality rate of about 40 percent, according to a study to appear in the November 4 issue of JAMA.

Mexican Health Minister to discuss preparations and responses to H1N1 influenza

Wednesday 07 10 09 08:40 UTC
Jose Angel Cordova Villalobos, Secretary of Health, United States of Mexico, discussed preparations and responses to the H1N1 influenza during a visit to Washington D.C.

Mexico Hosts High Level North American Meeting in Response to 2009 Influenza A (H1N1)

Tuesday 06 10 09 23:30 UTC
The Government of Mexico today hosted a meeting with senior officials from Canada and the United States as part of ongoing North American efforts to address the challenges posed by the 2009 Influenza A(H1N1)

Recent releases: Climate change, health; ITNS; Mexico H1N1; Policy Tracker; TB treatment; blogs

Monday 21 09 09 11:17 UTC
In addition to the Lancet's recent publication of an opinion piece and letter by 18 doctor association leaders about the potential health risks associated with climate change, the journal includes an editorial about sexual and reproductive health and climate change and a comment on the upcoming Copenhagen conference in December (9/19).

Mexico fights H1N1 cases with Polycom visual communication systems

Thursday 17 09 09 12:04 UTC
As the world braces for the coming winter flu season, health officials in Mexico expect to battle an anticipated rise in H1N1 flu cases with interactive visual communication systems from Polycom, the global leader in telepresence, video and voice communication solutions.

Understanding Mexico's management of the A(H1N1) outbreak

Wednesday 16 09 09 13:12 UTC
When the hitherto undetected A(H1N1) influenza attacked Mexico explosively in late April 2009, the world watched with critical attention as that country's leaders scrambled to manage the emerging public health crisis.

Mexico after swine flu: 'half price for paradise'

Wednesday 16 09 09 09:03 UTC

Also in global health news: Polio in Afghanistan; Goosby interview; water shortages in Mexico City; clean water device

Monday 14 09 09 17:06 UTC
Agence France-Presse examines the re-emergence of polio in Afghanistan, which is one of four countries where the disease is endemic. According to AFP, "Health care, or the lack of it, is one of many problems facing Afghanistan, eight years after a war to topple the extremist Taliban regime and the arrival of billions of dollars in international aid." Although UNICEF recently launched a three-day immunization campaign in the country, the "ongoing Taliban insurgency, virulent in the south -- Helmand, Uruzgan and Kandahar provinces in particular -- has meant many children are not being reached," AFP writes (O'Donnell, 9/14).

Lancet examines dengue fever in Mexico

Monday 24 08 09 06:16 UTC
Lancet World Report examines the factors contributing to a steady uptick in the number of dengue fever cases in Mexico over the past decade. Compared to the year 2000, when "there were 1,781 reported cases … Last year, the number totalled 33,000, according to Mexico's Public Health Department. And confirmed cases this year have already surpassed 2008 figures by 15%," according to the journal.

U.S., Mexico, Canada vow to work together against H1N1

Wednesday 12 08 09 01:17 UTC
President Obama together with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper "vowed on Monday to fight the spread of the H1N1 swine flu," during their summit in Guadalajara, Mexico, Reuters reports.

Swine flu cases jump in Mexico

Wednesday 05 08 09 06:39 UTC
MEXICO'S swine flu caseload rose by almost 1000 in five days, taking the total soaring above 17,000.
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