Mercedes Tatay

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BACKGROUND Hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes acute onset of jaundice and a high case-fatality ratio in pregnant women. We provide a clinical description of hospitalized case patients and assess the specific impact on pregnant women during a large epidemic of HEV infection in a displaced population in Mornay camp (78,800 inhabitants), western Darfur, Sudan. (More)
BACKGROUND The conflict in Darfur, Sudan, was responsible for the displacement of 1.8 million civilians. We investigated a large outbreak of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in Mornay camp (78,800 inhabitants) in western Darfur. METHODS To describe the outbreak, we used clinical and demographic information from cases recorded at the camp between 26 July(More)
BACKGROUND Violence in Darfur, Sudan, has rendered more than one million people internally displaced. An epidemiological study of the effect of armed incursions on mortality in Darfur was needed to provide a basis for appropriate assistance to internally displaced people. METHODS Between April and June, 2004, we did retrospective cluster surveys among(More)
IMPORTANCE OF THE FIELD Drug resistance is a major challenge in the treatment of HIV infection. Enfuvirtide is the first entry inhibitor to have been approved for clinical use. AREAS COVERED IN THIS REVIEW Relevant information through searches of MEDLINE (1998 to June 2010) and meeting abstracts of major HIV/AIDS conferences (2003 - June 2010) using the(More)
236 In February 2016, the issue of data sharing during emergencies made headlines around the world after leading research funders, academic journals and nongovernmental organizations signed a joint declaration of commitment to rapidly share data relevant to the Zika virus outbreak.1 This action followed repeated calls from some of the same constituencies(More)
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