Timeline History

Deadly Disease Timeline 2001 - Present



Year disease (findings) / outbreaks scientific reasearch/cure Medicines Articles
2001 First outbreak of BSE occurs in Japan FDA licenses the first nucleic acid test (NAT) systems intended for screening of blood and plasma donors. (AIDS)               Job Aids For Everyone: A Step-by-step Guide To Creating Job And Task Aids
Job Aids For Everyone: A Step-by-step Guide To Creating Job And Task Aids
2002 First confirmed case of vCJD appears in the US, in a 22-year-old British woman living in Florida

SARS-The first case of an atypical pneumonia is reported in the Guangdong province in southern China.
      Sars
Sars
2003 US Department of Agriculture (USDA) bans sick and injured (“downer”) cattle from human food supply, as well as specified risk material and tissues, such as brain and spinal cord, from cattle over 30 months old and mechanically separated meat. A new system of animal identification is also to beimplemented.

Urbani reports an unusual outbreak of the illness, which he calls sudden acute respiratory syndrome or SARS, to the main office of the WHO.

First cases of unusual pneumonia reported in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Canadian researchers announce they have completed the first successful sequencing of the genome of the coronavirus believed to cause SARS.
      SARS; A Case Study in Emerging Infections
SARS; A Case Study in Emerging Infections
2004 143 people in Britain have been infected with variant CJD, and 180,000 cattle have been diagnosed with BSE      
2005   On March 29, 2005, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Entecavir for the treatment of hepatitis B       Hepatitis B and C: Management and Treatment, Second Edition
Hepatitis B and C: Management and Treatment, Second Edition
2006   First vaccine for human papillomavirus       The Health Professional's HPV Handbook: Volume 1:  Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer
The Health Professional's HPV Handbook: Volume 1: Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer
           
           
           
           
Year disease (findings) / outbreaks scientific reasearch/cure


Deadly Disease History Timeline 1991- 2000

Deadly Disease History Timeline upto 1900

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