Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Israel: 2018 Leptospirosis

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Israel: 2018 Leptospirosis

    Source: https://www.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE...k-grows-564904


    Five hospitalized as fear of Leptospirosis outbreak grows
    Four rivers in the Golan Heights were closed indefinitely on Monday.
    By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
    August 15, 2018 11:45


    Five people were hospitalized for fear they contracted the potentially dangerous disease Leptospirosis, Maayeni Hayeshua Medical Center announced Wednesday.

    Four were hiking near a kayaking site at the Jordan River and began to discover symptoms that resembled Leptospirosis about two weeks later.

    Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


    The fifth was hiking in a different spot along the Jordan River and had previously gone to the hospital last Friday, but returned Wednesday after feeling ill, the hospital said...

  • #2
    Source: https://www.i24news.tv/en/news/israe...irosis-disease

    Israel to hold emergency talks on outbreak of fatal leptospirosis disease
    08/19/2018 1:19:03 AM
    Updated on 08/19/2018 1:26:23 AM
    Written by i24NEWS

    Several of Israel's high-level ministries will convene an emergency meeting on Sunday in response the recent outbreak of a fatal bacterial disease passed via animal urine known as leptospirosis.

    Hosted by the Health Ministry, senior representatives from the Finance and Agriculture Ministries as well as officials from Israelís Water Authority, the Israel Nature & Parks Authority, the Cattle Farmers Union and a number of several local authorities will gather in a bid to coordinate efforts to tackle the endemic.

    So far, 32 people have been diagnosed with leptospirosis and 253 cases in total have been examined according to the Health Ministry...

    Comment

    Working...
    X