Pediatric cases of equine encephalitis on the rise in U.S.

01/17/2013 | HealthDay News

U.S. researchers reviewed two outbreaks of mosquito-borne Eastern equine encephalitis that occurred since the mid-2000s, and found 15 pediatric cases in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. CDC officials receive an average of about five to 10 cases per year nationwide, but Massachusetts recorded the highest incidence rate since 1956 with seven cases last year alone. The findings appear in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Corporate Life Sciences Lawyer (3-5 years exp)
Ropes & Gray LLP
Boston, MA; San Francisco, CA; Silicon Valley, CA, MA
Director of Accreditation
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Stop Loss Sales Executive, (Southern Region)
Indigo Insurance Services
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Health Services Researcher
AARP
Washington, DC
Chief Executive Officer
Center for Improving Value in Healthcare
Denver, CO