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Lyme Forecast to Increase in United States

  Ascel Bio assesses that Lyme disease risk is rising in the United States. The widespread warmth in February in the Eastern US (even as temperatures return to seasonal norms) indicate that monitoring and prevention strategies should be underway in the region. Ticks, which feed on deer, rats, and dogs, throughout the year, are more […]
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E. Coli Cases Forecast to Increase in US

Disease forecaster Ascel Bio observed slightly higher than forecast rates of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in parts of the U.S in the last week of January. Rates have since decreased to within forecast range, but cases are expected to increase over the next few months. The arrival of spring is already bringing increasing temperatures. This provides […]
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Mumps Alerts for 6 States

Disease forecaster Ascel Bio is issuing alerts for mumps in 6 states: Missouri, California, Colorado, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas, including an ongoing outbreak at the University of Missouri in Columbia. In the first 6 weeks of 2017, the CDC has recorded 767 cases of mumps nationwide, an increase of 468 cases from the same period […]
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Chlamydia Alerts in 11 States

Two regions and 11 states geographically dispersed across the United States are reporting significantly higher incidences of chlamydia compared to Ascel Bio forecasts. Warnings are being issued for Kansas, Maine, New Hampshire, and North Dakota, as actual case counts were more than 2 standard deviations above forecasted case counts in the week ending January 22nd, […]
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Spike in Pertussis in CO, Mountain Region

Ascel Bio: The Mountain region of the United States experienced a significantly higher number of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) cases in mid-January.  A surge of Pertussis cases (which has a roughly 7-10 day incubation period) coincided with record snows in many parts of the region, and cold January weather. Forecasts for the region had been “on […]
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Pacific Mumps – Still “Off the Charts”; Also TX Risk

Ascel Bio: The Pacific region of the United States remains under a watch for Measles, with mid-January 2017 cases still well above forecast ranges.  A spike over the past few weeks has occurred, and follows a concerning number of cases in the Pacific region in December.  Mumps cases in the Pacific region occurred at three times […]
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Salmonellosis Watch: IA, KY, ME, MA, NY, UT

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is issuing an alert for Salmonellosis disease across the United States. Warnings for Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New York and Utah are issued as these states are seeing incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from mid-November 2016. Ascel Bio’s projections for these mentioned states continue […]
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Ongoing Cryptosporidiosis Warnings: AL, PA, WA

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is re-issuing an alert for Cryptosporidiosis disease across the United States. Warnings for Alabama, Pennsylvania and Washington are issued as these states are seeing incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from mid-November 2016. Ascel Bio’s current forecasts for all mentioned states show a largely decreasing […]
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Cryptosporidiosis Watch: Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is re-issuing an alert for Cryptosporidiosis disease across the United States. Warnings for Maryland, Michigan and Nebraska are issued as these states are seeing incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from early October 2016.  Ascel Bio’s current forecasts for all mentioned states show a largely decreasing trend […]
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Salmonellosis in MS, NY, RI

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is issuing an alert for Salmonellosis disease across the United States. Warnings for Mississippi, New York and Rhode Island are issued as these states are seeing incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from mid-October 2016. Ascel Bio’s current projections for all mentioned states show decreasing […]
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Varicella Risk in CO, IL, MN, MO

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is re-issuing an alert for Varicella disease across the United States. Warnings for Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri are issued as these states are seeing higher incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from early October 2016. Ascel Bio’s current projections for the mentioned states show […]
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Mumps Warning in New York and Oklahoma

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is issuing an alert for Mumps disease across the United States. Warnings for New York and Oklahoma are issued as these states are seeing higher incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from early October 2016. Ascel Bio’s current projections for the mentioned states are expected […]