Pathogens

University-Based Outbreaks of Meningococcal Disease Caused by Serogroup B, United States, 2013–2018

Related Articles Heidi M. Soeters , Lucy A. McNamara, Amy E. Blain, Melissa Whaley, Jessica R. MacNeil, Susan Hariri, Sarah A. Mbaeyi, and for the Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease University Outbreak Group Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Suggested citation for this article Abstract We reviewed university-based outbreaks of meningococcal …

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Neutralizing Antibody against Enterovirus D68 in Children and Adults before 2014 Outbreak, Kansas City, Missouri, USA1

Christopher J. Harrison , William C. Weldon2, Barbara A. Pahud2, Mary Anne Jackson2, M. Steven Oberste2, and Rangaraj Selvarangan2 Author affiliations: The Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA (C.J. Harrison, B.A. Pahud, M.A. Jackson, R. Selvarangan); University of Missouri at Kansas City, Kansas City (C.J. Harrison, B.A. Pahud, M.A. Jackson, R. Selvarangan); Centers for …

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Human Monkeypox in Sierra Leone after 44-Year Absence of Reported Cases

Mary G. Reynolds , Nadia Wauquier, Yu Li, Panayampalli Subbian Satheshkumar, Lansana D. Kanneh, Benjamin Monroe, Jacob Maikere, Gbessay Saffa, Jean-Paul Gonzalez, Joseph Fair, Darin S. Carroll, Amara Jambai, Foday Dafae, Sheik Humarr Khan, and Lina M. Moses Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M.G. Reynolds, Y. Li, P.S. Satheshkumar, …

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Evolution in Virtual Gaming

Virtual reality (VR) is a computer technology that uses software-generated realistic images, sounds and other sensations to replicate a real environment or an imaginary setting, and simulates a user’s physical presence in this environment to enable the user to interact with this space. A person using virtual reality equipment is typically able to “look around” …

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Smart Watch on The GO

A smartwatch is a computerized wristwatch with functionality that goes beyond timekeeping. While early models can perform basic tasks, such as calculations, translations, and game-playing, 2010s smartwatches are effectively wearable computers. Many run mobile apps, using a mobile operating system. Some smartwatches function as portable media players, with FM radio and playback of digital audio …

Business

Tips for travelling with an infant

Travel is the movement of people between relatively distant geographical locations, and can involve travel by foot, bicycle, automobile, train, boat, airplane, or other means, with or without luggage, and can be one way or round trip. Travel can also include relatively short stays between successive movements. An infant is the very young offspring of a human …

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What is this new sport that is winning the world

Sport or sports are all forms of usually competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators. Usually the contest or game is between two sides, each attempting to exceed the other. …