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Tularemia

Tularemia Outbreak in Sweden Poised to Break Records

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Tularemia Outbreak in Sweden Poised to Break Records

A tularemia outbreak in Sweden has reached nearly 800 cases this year and is poised to surpass 2015 as the highest yearly total in more than 50 years, causing concern among public health officials. This Outbreak Thursday, we will look at the epidemiology of the current outbreak as well as longer-term trends, including the possibility that this outbreak could signal elevated incidence in future years.


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Of Mice and Microbes....or the Grapes of Rats

Of Mice and Microbes....or the Grapes of Rats

Health officials in Germany quick identified the unusual source of a tularemia outbreak at a vineyard, potentially preventing cases across Europe and around the globe.