EHP Library Current Awareness Bulletin Sept 22, 2000

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In the News

Trials of New Malaria Vaccine Start in Gambia   18 Sep 2000  

West Nile Virus Spreads Further South in Maryland
21 Sep 2000

West Nile Outbreak Worsens in Israel, U.S. Worried 

Harvard expert says spread of West Nile to Canada inevitable
  18 Sep 2000   

Rift Valley Fever Kills 78 People in Yemen 
20 Sep 2000  

Rift Valley Fever Kills 16 in Saudi Arabia  17 Sep 2000   

Despite Warnings, Americans Still Don't Wash Hands 18 Sep 2000   

Air Pollution, Indoor    Emerging Diseases   Water/Sanitation  Other Issues

Air Pollution, Indoor

Indoor air pollution in developing countries: a major environmental and public health challenge by Nigel Bruce, Rogelio Perez-Padilla, & Rachel Albalak: WHO Bulletin vol.78, no.9, 1078-1092.

Greenhouse Gases from Small-Scale Combustion Devices in Developing Countries - Charcoal-Making Kilns in Thailand, EPA 600/R-99-109, December 1999. by KR Smith; et al. EPA, 2000.

Greenhouse Gases from Small-Scale Combustion Devices in Developing Countries - Phase IIA: Household Stoves in India, EPA-600/R-00-052, June 2000. by KR Smith, et al. EPA, 2000

Emerging Diseases

Climate change and vector-borne diseases: a regional analysis by Andrew K. Githeko, Steve W. Lindsay, Ulisses E. Confalonieri, & Jonathan A. Patz:  WHO Bulletin vol.78, no.9, 1136-1147. 

Antigenic Variation in Vector-Borne Pathogens, A.G. Barbour. EID Sept-Oct 2000.

Antimicrobial-Drug Use and Changes in Resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae,  D. Diekema. EID Sept-Oct 2000.

Falciparum Malaria in European Tourists to the Dominican Republic, T. Jelinek. EID Sept-Oct 2000.

Toxin Gene Expression by Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli: the Role of Antibiotics and the Bacterial SOS Response, P.T. Kimmitt. EID Sept-OCt 2000.

Water/Sanitation

Contamination of drinking-water by arsenic in Bangladesh: a public health emergency by Allan H. Smith, Elena O. Lingas, & Mahfuzar Rahman: WHO Bulletin vol.78, no.9, 1093-1103.

Guidelines for the microbiological quality of treated wastewater used in agriculture: recommendations for revising WHO guidelines by Ursula J. Blumenthal, D. Duncan Mara, Anne Peasey, Guillermo Ruiz-Palacios, & Rebecca Stott: WHO Bulletin vol.78, no.9, 1104-1116. 

Solid Waste Managment: Process of Change. WEDC, 2000.

Other Issues

Environmental lead exposure: a public health problem of global dimensions by Shilu Tong, Yasmin E. von Schirnding, & Tippawan Prapamontol: WHO Bulletin vol.78, no.9, 1068-1077.

 

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