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Old 08-24-2014, 11:05 AM   #1
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I am in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health at the State University of New York, Downstate. I teach infectious disease epidemiology and conduct research on parasitism, vector-borne infections, and landscape epidemiology. I have a particular interest in disease ecologies and social and geographic health disparities.


I have started this infectious disease site for two reasons. First, I want to transfer the content of my infectious disease course at SUNY, Downstate to a wider audience. Second, I want to engage a discussion of the processes of infectious disease from a landscape epidemiology perspective. Our physical and social landscapes define a dynamic, living surface on which we live. This "living surface" also defines the terrain on which we experience health or illness. Comprised of complex ecologies, geographies, social structures, interpersonal interactions, and highly evolved pathogen biology, the relationships between humans and infectious organisms are simultaneously both nuanced and extravagant in their epidemiology. This site seeks to explore the nuance and extravagance together in an effort to 1) arrive at a clearer understanding of the human-pathogen relationships, and 2) to discuss the targeting of control and prevention of disease in human populations.


http://www.infectionlandscapes.org/p/the-diseases.html

The Diseases

Hemorrhagic Fevers
The Hemorrhagic Fevers
Hantaviruses
Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
Rift Valley Fever
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
Lassa Hemorrhagic Fever
American Hemorrhagic Fevers

Helminths
The Helminths
Ascariasis
Hookworm
Whipworm
Strongyloidiasis
Guinea Worm
Trichinellosis
Onchocerciasis
Lymphatic Filariasis
Schistosomiasis
Liver Flukes Part 1: Clonorchis sinensis
Liver Flukes Part 2: Fascioliasis
Lung Flukes: Paragonimiasis
Tapeworms

Enteric disease
Gut Infections
Cholera
Shigellosis
Escherichia coli
Salmonellosis
Typhoid Fever
Rotavirus
Giardiasis
Amoebiasis

Respiratory disease
Measles Part 1: The Virus, the Disease, and the Dynamics
Measles Part 2: The Vaccine and the Control of a Killer
Influenza
Tuberculosis

Arthropod-borne disease
Dengue Part 1: The Virus and the Global Burden of Disease
Dengue Part 2: The Mosquito and its Ecology
Dengue in the United States
West Nile Virus
Lyme Disease
Malaria Part 1: The Parasite
Malaria Part 2: The Vector
Malaria Part 3: The Disease
Malaria Part 4: The Landscape
Trypanosomiasis Part 1: Sleeping Sickness
Trypanosomiasis Part 2: Chagas Disease
Leishmaniasis
Plague
Rickettsial Diseases
Typhus
Ehrlichiosis
Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Yellow Fever

Other Zoonotic disease
Rabies
Leptospirosis
Anthrax

http://www.infectionlandscapes.org/p/the-diseases.html




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Old 09-29-2014, 02:16 PM   #2
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That new cold variation has taken a very nasty turn. 10 kids with polio like symptoms.

Paralysis.
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Yeah, I caught the reference a few days ago & oncve again, forgot to post it. Let me dig that up & link it to the appropriate thread.
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