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U.S. launches new global initiative to prevent infectious diseases

Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post
Feb 13 2014 - 1:03pm

WASHINGTON -- Faced with what they describe as a perfect storm of converging threats from infectious disease epidemics, U.S. officials are launching a global effort Thursday with more than two dozen countries and international organizations to prevent deadly outbreaks from spreading.The goal is to prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease...

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Gonorrhea cases spike in Davis and Weber counties

Bryon Saxton, Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 12 2014 - 3:56pm

CLEARFIELD -- The number of reported gonorrhea cases in Davis County was up 50 percent in 2013, compared to the previous year.That, according to the 2013 Communicable Diseases report provided by the Davis County Health Communicable Disease & Epidemiology Division.

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Increase in gonorrhea reported by Davis County, Weber-Morgan health departments

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 14 2013 - 2:13pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Gonorrhea cases are up 94 percent in the state, according to a preliminary report from the Utah Department of Health and much of the increase is being seen among women.

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