Man dies after contracting rabies while on holiday in Morocco

A gentleman, from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, contracted the disease after being bitten by cat in Morocco. The victim attended Stoke Mandeville Hospital before being "transferred to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford as the regional referral [...]

By |November 16th, 2018|News|

UK rabies alert for anyone regularly handling bats or anyone exposed to bats

Public Health England is encouraging anyone who has been exposed to bats to seek medical advice. Exposure is defined as; Bite Scratch Contact with saliva This follows the finding of a rabid bat in Dorset. [...]

By |October 13th, 2018|News|

Typhoid fever

  Typhoid is found throughout the world, but it's more likely to occur in areas where there's poor sanitation and hygiene. Typhoid fever is caused by a type of bacteria called Salmonella typhi. This isn't [...]

By |October 8th, 2018|News|

How close to defeating malaria are we? Why is it important? Summer 2018

Scientists claim to be close to defeating Malaria by using gene-driven technology to decimate malaria-bearing mosquitos. Female mosquitos transmit malaria and by introducing synthetic genes via male mosquitos reproduction becomes difficult leading to the eradication [...]

By |August 13th, 2018|News|
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