May Is National Hepatitis Awareness Month
May Is Hepatitis Awareness Month. Watch Vidyya's issues for updated recommendations on immunization, prevention and treatment all month long. Today, Vidyya presents updated recommendations on immunization against Hepatitis A.
Hepatitis A continues to be one of the most frequently reported vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States. Widespread vaccination of appropriate susceptible
populations would substantially lower disease incidence and potentially eliminate indigenous transmission of
hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection. Read Recommendations On The Prevention Of Hepatitis A...
Cholera Epidemic Reported In Somalia
The World Health Organization released a report on 02-May-2000 of a cholera epidemic sweeping through Somalia. From 01-January-2000, 2,232 cases of cholera and 230 deaths have been reported. More...