Navigation Links
Rabbit Flu Claims Its First Human Victim In Britain

A rabbit that a young farmer shot on his family’s farm near Stowmarket Suffolk, has caused his death leading to UK’s first case of death by rabbit flu.//

John Freeman, 29, had become infected with the bacteria pasteurella multocida after he had picked up a rabbit on his farm. His mother explained that he subsequently fell the following day and succumbed to the infection after three days.

It was revealed by the post-mortem report that Mr Freeman had died from septicaemia after having got infected by the bacteria that causes pasteurellosis, which is also known as rabbit flu. Mr Freeman, the couple's only son, died on August 5 four days after falling ill

A spokesman for the Heath Protection Agency explained that the bacteria was known to be very common among many domestic animals, which would also include cats and dogs, but he was not aware of any other fatal rabbit-to-human transmission. He further explained that there were probably only a few cases of humans being infected in a year by pasteurella multocida, which is commonly from dogs and cats, and even then deaths were fairly uncommon.

Mrs Freeman, who along with her husband Peter, run a farm at Aspall, near Stowmarket in Suffolk, said that she was surprised that there was so little an information about the disease among the farming community. She had expressed her opinion that people have to be made aware about the potential, fatal risks that might be involved with the handling dead rabbits. She said, “People should just be aware that there is this dreadful thing around and potentially its lethal. Once it is in the blood stream, that's it”
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Move Over Chicken - Rabbit Meat, All Set to Bridge the Gulf
2. Ebola Virus - Outbreak Claims More Lives In Uganda.
3. Encephalitis Claims 131 lives in Uttar Pradesh
4. Dengue Claims 15 Lives In West Bengal
5. Palmist Claims to Diagnose Ailments Looking At Your Palm
6. Dengue Fever Claims Five Lives In Pakistan
7. Pneumonia Claims 30 Lives In Pakistan
8. Mother Claims Hefty Compensation For Failed Abortion Of Twins
9. Encephalitis Claims 25 Lives In Bihar
10. Stem Cell Pioneer Is A Fraud, Claims Colleague
11. Indonesia Claims To Have Arrested The Bird Flu.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/27/2017)... ... June 27, 2017 , ... Children’s National Health System ... rankings, with its Neonatology program ranking #1 out of more than 1500 neonatal ... to the coveted Honor Roll, a distinction given to the top performing children’s hospitals ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... , ... June 26, 2017 , ... ... Fertility & Sexual Medicine Specialists, in collaboration with the Fertility Center of California, ... fertility care: PESA (percutaneous epidydimal sperm aspiration) and TESA (percutaneous testicular sperm extraction). ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... New Mexico (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2017 ... ... dysfunction, anorgasmia, and urinary leakage is revolutionizing the way women look and feel ... is tackling the problem of female sexual dysfunction and urinary leakage head on ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2017 , ... KICKICO ... a whitepaper that pledges to solve many catastrophic issues within funding campaigns. KICKICO ... , The typical notion of crowdfunding - the raising of funds through the power ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2017 , ... Create a feel-good lyric music video ... above footage and sound in the timeline and write in the lyrics to any song. ... flying back out. Each line of the text can be added modularly for optimal control. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/29/2017)... AVIV, Israel, May 29, 2017  Cellect Biotechnology Ltd. ... innovative technology which enables the functional selection of stem ... results for the first quarter ended March 31 st ... with our accomplishments in the first quarter of 2017," ... first quarter, we announced the treatment of the first ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... May 25, 2017  In response to the opioid ... Direct Relief is working with Pfizer to make up ... no cost to community health centers, free and charitable ... "Pfizer has a long-standing commitment to ... ensuring patient safety through educational activities," said Caroline ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... 23, 2017  Leaf Healthcare, recognized for developing ... for pressure ulcer prevention, will unveil its comprehensive ... Critical Care Nurses, National Teaching Institute and Critical ... The Leaf Patient Monitoring System is the first ... environment.  The system seamlessly tracks patient movement throughout ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: