POX Viruses

Pox2

A Long and Dark History

Table of Contents

  • Avipoxvirus
  • Capripoxvirus
  • Chickenpox  
  • Cowpox  
  • Monkeypox  
  • Smallpox  
  • Other Animal Pox

AVIPOXVIRUS – Bird Pox

Waxeyes hit by potentially ‘severe’ bird pox outbreak | Otago Daily Times Online News – posted 10/10/18

https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/waxeyes-hit-potentially-%E2%80%98severe%E2%80%99-bird-pox-outbreak

 

CAPRIPOXVIRUS

Cow, Sheep and Goat Pox. Generally known asd Goat Pox – posted 8/29/18

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=27669

Sheep and Goat Pox – Russia – posted 9/24/18

http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20180922.6045870

 

CHICKENPOX

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in [US Federal Prison], Victorville, State of California, USA on June 20 2018 07:54 AM – Chickenpox

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180620-63572-USA

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Eskasoni, Nova Scotia, Canada on June 21 2018 06:10 AM – Chickenpox

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180621-63580-CAN

Épidémie de varicelle : protégez-vous ! – Le Parisien – Varicella – France

http://www.leparisien.fr/societe/sante/epidemie-de-varicelle-protegez-vous-25-06-2018-7792098.php

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Northwest Detention Center (ICE), State of Washington, USA on June 26 2018 03:29 AM – Chickenpox

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180626-63646-USA

RSOE EDIS – Epidemic Hazard event in Addu City, Capital City, Maldives on July 04 2018 06:02 PM – Chickenpox

http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=EH-20180704-63768-MDV

Girl, 5, struck down with worst chicken pox doctors had ever seen | Metro News

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The infection was so severe the little girl was left screaming in pain whenever she was touched, making it impossible for mum Lianne Taylor, 33, to clean her airways. (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)
Read more: https://metro.co.uk/2018/07/26/girl-5-struck-worst-chicken-pox-doctors-ever-seen-7761903/?ito=social?ito=cbshare

Chickenpox spike prompts concerns Upstate pediatrician – posted 8/12/18

https://www.wspa.com/news/chickenpox-spike-prompts-concerns-upstate-pediatrician/1345691379

11-Month-Old Baby Has Stroke After Getting Chickenpox from Unvaccinated Siblings | David G. McAfee – posted 9/12/18

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/nosacredcows/2018/09/11-month-old-baby-has-stroke-after-getting-chickenpox-from-unvaccinated-siblings/

 

COWPOX 

Cowpox Virus Infection | NEJM

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http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1702548

Cowpox kills cattle in Steng Treng, National, Phnom Penh Post

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https://m.phnompenhpost.com/national/cowpox-kills-cattle-steng-treng

Teen infected with incredibly rare 18th Century cowpox disease | Metro News

https://metro.co.uk/2018/06/17/teen-infected-with-incredibly-rare-18th-century-cowpox-disease-7636943/?ito=social

 

MONKEYPOX

After 4 Decades, A Rare Disease Has Re-Emerged in Nigeria – Monkey Pox

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http://www.contagionlive.com/news/after-4-decades-a-rare-disease-has-reemerged-in-nigeria

Suspected Monkey Pox patient admitted in Jos hospital – Official

https://www.premiumtimesng.com/health/health-news/268497-suspected-monkey-pox-patient-admitted-in-jos-hospital-official.html

Cameroon reports human monkeypox infections in the southwest – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/cameroon-reports-human-monkeypox-infections-in-the-southwest-34667/

Cameroon – Outbreak of monkeypox in Njikwa District in the north-west region of the country – FluTrackers News and Information

https://flutrackers.com/forum/forum/africa/emerging-diseases-other-health-threats-ah/794451-cameroon-outbreak-of-monkeypox-in-njikwa-district-in-the-north-west-region-of-the-country

Monkeypox outbreak spreads to five regions in Cameroon – Outbreak News Today

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/monkeypox-outbreak-spreads-five-regions-cameroon-74521/

Central African Republic: 29 cases of monkeypox detected since March – Outbreak News Today

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http://outbreaknewstoday.com/central-african-republic-29-cases-of-monkeypox-detected-since-march-63422/

England reports monkeypox case, believe to be contracted in Nigeria – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/12/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/england-reports-monkeypox-case-believe-contracted-nigeria-50620/

Monkeypox case in England – GOV.UK (2nd case) – posted 9/12/18

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https://www.gov.uk/government/news/monkeypox-case-in-england

Monkeypox in Africa in 2018 – Outbreak News Today – posted 9/24/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/monkeypox-africa-2018/

WHO | Monkeypox – Nigeria – posted 10/10/18

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Figure 1: African countries reporting human and animal monkeypox cases from 2010 through 2018.
http://www.who.int/csr/don/05-october-2018-monkeypox-nigeria/en/

Monkeypox and hepatitis E outbreaks reported in the Central African Republic – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/17/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/monkeypox-hepatitis-e-outbreaks-reported-central-african-republic-24870/

Avian Flu Diary: Israel: MOH Confirms Imported Monkeypox Case – posted 10/17/18

http://afludiary.blogspot.com/2018/10/israel-moh-confirms-imported-monkeypox.html

Israel: Health officials report imported monkeypox case – Outbreak News Today – posted 10/17/18

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/israel-health-officials-report-imported-monkeypox-case-60596/

 

SMALLPOX

Smallpox Treatment Moves Closer to FDA Approval

https://www.contagionlive.com/news/smallpox-treatment-moves-closer-to-fda-approval

The spectre of smallpox lingers – posted 8/24/18

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05936-x

Simulation highlights holes in preparedness response for smallpox outbreaks – Homeland Preparedness News – posted 9/24/18

https://homelandprepnews.com/countermeasures/30569-simulation-highlights-holes-in-preparedness-response-for-smallpox-outbreaks/

OTHER ANIMAL POX

Ahead of Print -Novel Poxvirus in Proliferative Lesions of Wild Rodents in East-Central Texas, USA – Volume 24, Number 6—June 2018 – Emerging Infectious Disease journal – CDC

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/24/6/17-2057_article
https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/7f7bb31a-ceda-4c17-9133-fb87f46271bb

Novel Orthopoxvirus and fatal disease in a Cat, Italy. – posted 8/24/18

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https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/2b3c3c4a-2e5a-408e-aceb-96983f552c41