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West Nile virus for the year killed 286 Americans

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), West Nile virus (West Nile virus) in the past, killing 286 people. This is a record since the start keeping statistics in 1999.

"In total, we recorded 5,674 cases of infection Nile virus — said Lyle Peterson, one of the leading doctors CDC. — Only two states — Alaska and Hawaii, the virus is detected. Infection control is one of our top priorities. "

The first case of West Nile virus in North America, physicians recorded in New York City 13 years ago. Presumably, the infection had been imported

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Climate change threatens Nile and Limpopo

Climate change threatens Nile and Limpopo Weather and Climate

Nile is the longest river in the world. It flows through the Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and Egypt, defining political relationships of East Africa. Limpopo — Central River in southern Africa, which is making its way through Mozambique.

The widespread increase in temperature and changes in rainfall patterns can greatly affect the Nile and Limpopo. Consequently, the country through which the rivers are at risk of 'water' conflicts.

In the study of rivers, scientists have concluded that the introduction of drip irrigation in

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In Siberia, expect deadly mosquitoes

Epidemics

7.02.12.U several residents of Omsk and Novosibirsk regions was reported West Nile virus, the source of which were normal mosquitoes.

This was announced at a press conference Director General Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology "Vector" Alexander Sergeyev.

According to him, this year, the infection can take over the entire territory of Siberia. Cases of serious infection, which previously reported only in the south of the European part of Russia, and there are now registered.

According Novosibirsk scientists, the infection can lead to death. West Nile virus was discovered in 1937 in Africa, in the Nile River. People

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West Nile fever in Rostov region

Epidemics

5.09.11.Upravlenie regional Rospotrebnadzor informs that on September 2, in the Rostov region recorded for seven laboratory-confirmed cases of West Nile fever.

The sick were found in the Rostov-on-Don, Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy, Bataisk, Neklinovsky, Veselovskaya, Bagayevskaya, Kamensky district.

West Nile virus is typical of many countries in Asia, Europe (Mediterranean island of Baku archipelago, the Caspian Sea), in Africa. In the 2011 cases reported in the border region of Rostov regions: Voronezh region — 27 cases, the Volgograd region — 33 cases.

In the incidence of West Nile clearly observed summer-autumn season, which is associated with the major carriers — mosquitoes.

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In Kazan revealed 4 cases of West Nile

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15.09.11.V Kazan reported the first cases of West Nile fever, IA Regnum reports with reference to the city health committee.

Dangerous viral infection, which are the carriers of mosquitoes and ticks, was identified in August the residents of the Volga, the Soviet and New Savinskoye districts.

One case was confirmed by the reference laboratory located in Volgograd, the study of biomaterials three other patients continue.

Last year in Kazan was one case of West Nile, which was considered an imported (sick Kazantsev bitten by a tick in Transbaikalia). However, according to epidemiologists, new cases have

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Nearly 150 people died in 2012 in the United States from West Nile

The number of Americans who died in 2012 from West Nile, was 147 people, said on the night of Thursday, Reuters, referring to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Previously reported 134 deaths from this disease.

Total U.S. government reported 3.545 cases of thousands of people in the country of West Nile fever. Previously received data about 3.142 thousand patients. According to reports, about 38% of all cases of people living in the state of Texas.

West Nile fever — a viral disease, which is a vector of mosquitoes. Characterized by inflammation of the meninges, the system

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Climate change threatens African rivers Nile and Limpopo

 

As stated by the other day Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, the growth in global temperature and the displacement of precipitation observed in recent years, may affect the water balance of the largest African rivers, the Nile and Limpopo. The study group of scientists has revealed serious problems in the countries included in the Limpopo River Basin, including the portion in Botswana and South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Now through this region is the river bed is almost dry. Therefore, as noted in the report produced by the International Forum on Water and Food in Pretoria, further

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Egypt archaeologists will sink to the bottom of the Nile and explore the Great Pyramid

30.07.2004

30.07.2004

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Egyptian archaeologists will sink to the bottom of the Nile and explore the pyramid of Cheops.

In October of this year to begin excavations at the bottom of the River Nile, has repeatedly changed direction, in those places where in ancient times, according to records, were buried.

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Solar rook run giants?

June 22, 2012 6:58

The Great Pyramid — not artificial mountain of stones, but faced with natural stone cliff. Only in this way could be traced most gigantic tomb in the history of mankind. The mummy of Pharaoh brought to a place of eternal sleep "solar boat of Khufu."

She was found in 1955 in a trench under the pyramid exploded to 650 parts form. To assemble the ship took more than ten years.

Embalmed body of the Lord and learned from him transported to the interior of the last journey on the Nile. Then, according to the beliefs,

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Climate change threatens African rivers Nile and Limpopo

As stated by the other day Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, the growth in global temperature and the displacement of precipitation observed in recent years, may affect the water balance of the largest African rivers, the Nile and Limpopo. The study group of scientists has revealed serious problems in the countries included in the Limpopo River Basin, including the portion in Botswana and South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Now through this region is the river bed is almost dry. Therefore, as noted in the report produced by the International Forum on Water and Food in Pretoria,

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