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  1. Jun 29, 2020 · Malawi, a landlocked country in southeastern Africa. Endowed with spectacular highlands and extensive lakes, it occupies a narrow, curving strip of land along the East African Rift Valley. Lake Nyasa, known in Malawi as Lake Malawi, accounts for more than one-fifth of the country’s total area.

  2. Encephalitis lethargica: 100 years after the epidemic | Brain ...

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    Encephalitis lethargica is a neurological syndrome that spread across Europe and then the world beginning in the winter of 1916–17, and continuing into the 1930s. Although the exact number of people afflicted with encephalitis lethargica during the epidemic period is unknown, it is estimated to be more than one million worldwide ( Ravenholt ...

  3. History of Quarantine | Quarantine | CDC

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    The practice of quarantine, as we know it, began during the 14th century in an effort to protect coastal cities from plague epidemics. Ships arriving in Venice from infected ports were required to sit at anchor for 40 days before landing. This practice, called quarantine, was derived from the ...

  4. Of Mosquitoes and Models: Tracking Disease by Satellite

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    Jul 09, 2020 · This map shows the distribution of cholera cases in 2017 in Yemen, as reported by the World Health Organization. Antar Jutla’s model achieved 92 percent accuracy in forecasting areas where cholera appeared that year. (NASA Earth Observatory map by Lauren Dauphin using data from Antar Jutla and Moiz Usmani, University of Florida.)

  5. Years of Ebola Virus Disease Outbreaks Error processing SSI file

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    40 Years of Ebola Virus Disease around the World. Ebola virus was first described in 1976 near the Ebola River in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. Each of the known cases and outbreaks of Ebola Virus Disease are described below by year or country.

  6. World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting (1e) - Wizards of the ...

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    Jul 13, 2020 · Expanding Greyhawk: A Whole World. The gazetteer in the World of Greyhawk box lists itself as "Volume III" and says it is "A catalogue of the land Flanaess, being the Eastern Portion of the continent Oerik, of Oerth". In other words, there was a lot more world out of there. For now, though, World of Greyhawk concentrated on eastern Oerik.

  7. Toddler dies after tick bite leads to organ failure - CBS News

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    Jun 08, 2017 · Rocky Mountain spotted fever got its name because the first cases cropped up in people bitten by ticks in and around the Rocky Mountains, and "spotted" refers to the rash many patients get. But ...

  8. NOVA Online | Bioterror | Global Guide to Bioweapons (non-Flash)

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    Back to World map Canada. Signatory state to the Biological Weapons Convention ... (former): Anthrax, rinderpest, botulinum toxin, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, plague, tularemia, ricin ...

  9. Game on for Mountain Dew with Sponsorship of Three Powerhouse ...

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    Jun 06, 2017 · PURCHASE, N.Y., June 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Dew ® welcomed three global esports powerhouses – Team Dignitas, Splyce and Team SK Gaming – to its growing esports platform. These new partnerships will provide gamers around the globe with exclusive content and access to some of the best gamers and esports celebrities in the world via ...

  10. Common Infectious Diseases Worldwide - InfoPlease

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    Feb 11, 2017 · Measles: Measles is a disease that has seen a drastic reduction in countries where a vaccine is readily available, but it is still prevalent in developing countries, where most of the 242,000 deaths (out of 30 million cases) it caused in 2006 occurred. Symptoms include high fever, coughing, and a maculo-papular rash; common complications ...