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Shitting Pretty
by Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth
  Lemurs of the Lost World
by Dr Jane Wilson
Bugs, Bites and Bowels
by Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth
  Your Child Abroad
A Travel Health Guide
by Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth


A Glimpse of Eternal Snows
by Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth


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On 9 December 2014, the Ministry of Health of Brazil reported a case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the state of Piauí (PI). This is the first detection of a human case of WNV infection in Brazil.

The case has been under investigation since August 2014, when the patient had the first symptoms. The infection was laboratory-confirmed on 28 November 2014. The case, who was admitted to hospital in Teresina (PI), has been discharged and will undergo rehabilitation and physical therapy to recover.
Between 3 and 19 November 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) notified WHO of 18 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 4 deaths.

1. A 99-year-old male from Alkharj city who developed symptoms on 10 November. He was admitted to hospital on 14 November. The patient had contact with camels but had no history of exposure to other known risk factors in the 14 days prior to the onset of symptoms. He was admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) but passed away on 19 November.
On 4 November 2014, WHO was notified by the Ministry of Health of Madagascar of an outbreak of plague. The first case, a male from Soamahatamana village in the district of Tsiroanomandidy, was identified on 31 August. The patient died on 3 September.

As of 16 November, a total of 119 cases of plague have been confirmed, including 40 deaths. Only 2% of reported cases are of the pneumonic form.
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