Tag Archives: After

Priest, 46, dies after bringing Ebola to the Congolese city of Goma

Priest, 46, dies after bringing Ebola to the Congolese city of Goma: Officials warn the transport hub is a ‘gateway to the world’ and the virus spreading there could be a ‘game-changer’ Unnamed patient became infected in Butembo; an epicentre of the outbreak  Took a bus the 200km (124 mile) journey from Butembo to Goma last week… Read More »

Supporting your newborn’s health: Intestinal colonization after elective cesarean section

This month we recognize World Microbiome Day with information to help new parents learn about their baby’s developing bacteria colonization and how interventions in the first 1,000 days of life may affect their child’s risk of developing preventable autoimmune conditions. As I have discussed in a previous blog, the microbiome — the varied and teeming… Read More »

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice said. The ban would cover live pigs and carcasses in an effort to prevent the disease from spreading into Thailand, said a notice on the Thai Department… Read More »