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Food-borne Outbreak Among Inmates in Six Prison Facilities – Eastern El Salvador, June 2010

Background: On June 18, 2010, authorities of six prison facilities in eastern El Salvador sharing a food supplier reported frequent gastrointestinal complaints among 5,817 inmates. The supplier provided the same menu to all facilities in the region. We sought to document the outbreak, identify its cause to develop control measures.

Year: 
2010
Author (s): 
Rhossy Hassell Espinoza1, Mauricio Abarca2 1MD, SIBASI Morazán, MINSAL, El Salvador 2MD, MPH, FETP, Hospital de Cojutepeque, MINSAL, El Salvador

 

Presenter (s): 
Rhossy Hassell Espinoza
Conference: 
EIS International Night 2012

An effect of H1N1 pandemic monovalent vaccines on the influenza outbreak in a prison - Thailand, 2010

Background: On August 29th, 2010, an outbreak of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 in a prison was detected. About one half of female prisoners and one third of male prisoners received influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccine a few weeks before the outbreak started. An investigation was conducted to evaluate an effectiveness of the monovalent vaccine.

Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

Hirunwut Praekunatham, Karnjanapiboonwong A., Wanna W., Panitchakit J., Rungsawasd N., Iamsirithaworn S.

Presenter (s): 
Praekunatham
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Measles Outbreak in Kigali Prison Controlled-Rwanda, 2010

Background: Measles is a highly infectious disease. In prison settings it can spread rapidly. In September 2010, health-workers in Kigali Prison’s Clinic in Rwanda reported a suspected outbreak of measles among prisoners. We investigated to confirm the diagnosis, establish the occurrence of an outbreak, identify the strain of measles virus involved and recommend control measures.

Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

: Karema Corine, , T. Nyatanyi, M. Muhimpundu, J. Nyamusore, M. Gatera, F. Ngabo, S. Antara

Presenter (s): 
Karema
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