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Heightened vigilance needed to solve persisting enigma of melioidosis cases in Kansas, Minnesota and Texas

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By Daniel R. Lucey MD, MPH, FIDSA On June 30, 2021, CDC issued a Health Advisory via its Health Alert Network stating: “The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the Texas Department of State Health Services, and the Minnesota Department of Health, with assistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are investigating […]

Clues to COVID origins via Wuhan wet market study 2017-2019 of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome

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By Daniel R. Lucey MD, MPH, FIDSA Retrospective testing for SARS-CoV-2 virus and antibody could be (or has been) done using blood and other samples highly likely to have been obtained from the 18 mammalian species (including masked palm civet, racoon dogs, and mink) reported in the Wuhan wet markets, May 2017-November 2019, as part […]