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Study: Transmission of protozoan parasite may cause leishmaniasis-like symptoms in people

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A new study published this week online in Emerging Infectious Diseases suggests that transmission of a protozoan parasite from insects may also cause leishmaniasis-like symptoms...
Neurology

FDA Approves First Vaccine for Dengue, With Restrictions

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Dengvaxia is for the prevention of dengue disease caused by all dengue virus serotypes in people aged 9 to 16 years who have previously had...
Neurology

Hydrocephalus: New Complication of Congenital Zika Syndrome

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First reports of hydrocephalus as a complication of congenital Zika syndrome have led to recommendations that monitoring for this condition be part of the standard...
Neurology

EMA Panel Backs First Oral-Only Drug for Deadly Disease

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Fexinidazole is for the treatment of human African trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in adults and children aged 6 years and older. International Approvals...
Neurology

Consider Neuroinvasive Arboviruses in Differential Dx, CDC Says

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Arboviral diseases, such as West Nile virus infections, are a growing concern in the US; physicians should include them in the differential diagnosis of aseptic...

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