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... Greats, Pages 70-71) -- Richard Wagner - (composer and conductor), typhoid (saved his life) (Chapter 7: Musicians, Pages 159-160) -- General ... B. McClellan - (head of the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War), typhoid (Chapter 9: Politicians and Peacemakers, Pages 184-185) -- Benjamin ...

USAID World Water Day Statement

... hygiene in developing countries. Millions more were put at significant risk of exposure to life-threatening water-borne infections, such as cholera, typhoid fever and dysentery. Contaminated drinking water is a threat to people living with HIV/AIDS whose bodies have little ability to fight off infections ...

Study shows how Salmonella survives in environment

... that can contaminate almost any food type, causing diarrhoea, abdominal pain and fever. Scientists know that Salmonella which can also cause typhoid fever has evolved unique mechanisms to prevent the body's immune system from functioning effectively, but until now it was not understood how it ...

How much is the world spending on neglected disease research and development?

... received 2%; and bacterial pneumonia and meningitis received only 1.3%. Five diseases - leprosy, Buruli ulcer, trachoma, rheumatic fever, and typhoid and paratyphoid fever each received less than $10 million or 0.4% of total global investment. For many of these diseases, funding was not enough to ...

Consider Kids' Health on Tropical Trips

... exposure to contaminated food and water, and disease carrying insects. With the help of available destination-specific vaccines such as hepatitis A, typhoid fever and yellow fever, parents can feel more comfortable traveling with young children," Dr. Andrea Summer, an associate professor of pediatrics at ...

15 human genomes each week

... in Vietnam and Kathmandu, we are using this new technology to uncover the fine variation that will enable us to understand the transmission of typhoid fever in South-East Asia, and with colleagues in the UK we will be able to investigate how MRSA and Cdiff spread in our hospitals." Raw data is ...

Passport Health Disaster Response Experts Offer Services to Myanmar Volunteers

... that crisscross the Irrawaddy delta are crammed with dead bodies and animal carcasses. Vaccines for food and water diseases like Hepatitis A and typhoid are protective and available. Oral rehydration packets are available for cholera treatment and Passport Health will donate packets to all relief ...

ACC Observes National Drinking Water Week

... in U.S. history. Harvard University research suggests that, in the early 20th century, drinking water filtration and chlorination reduced typhoid fever death rates by more than 90 percent and childhood mortality by more than 50 percent in major U.S. cities.(1) One hundred years after its ...

Children's Safe Drinking Water Program Provides One Billionth Liter of Clean Water

... work with our partners to provide billions more liters of clean drinking water and help address the crisis of children dying needlessly from cholera, typhoid fever, and dysentery." Mr. Pepper was joined by the First lady of Oyo State, Nigeria, Mrs. Kemi Alao Akala, who strongly endorsed the efforts to ...

Nepal Develops More Effective Drug for Typhoid

... a drug that is more effective in getting rid of typhoid fever, local media reported Friday . The ... Hospital here tested the drug Gatifloxacin on 390 typhoid patients. The team compared the ... to the report, 600,000 people die of typhoid across the world every year. ...

Gatifloxacin Very Effective for Typhoid Treatment

... Gatifloxacin, may be more effective at treating typhoid fever than the drug currently recommended by the ... Health Organisation. Enteric fever, of which typhoid fever is the most common form, is a major disease ... estimates are of at least 22 million cases of typhoid fever each year with 200,000 deaths. ...

Typhoid Outbreak Linked to Samoa

... An outbreak of typhoid in Porirua is not linked to a cluster of cases in ... month.// Three people have been treated for typhoid in Porirua and those cases were linked to each ... Pacific health networks that there is a lot of typhoid in Samoa, so travellers going to Samoa have to be ...

Typhoid May Have Resulted In The Fall Of Athens

... burial pits of ancient Athens has revealed that a typhoid epidemic may have caused large-scale devastation ... strain of today’s salmonella, which gives rise to typhoid appear to be very close. Sparta is reported to ... as a result of contaminated water and food. The typhoid fever today is caused by the Salmonella enterica ...

Food Outlets Not to Blame for Typhoid Cases

... outlets in the South Auckland suburb of Clendon are not the source of a typhoid outbreak in the area//. Earlier this month health officials ... Investigations are continuing. Dr Simmons says the symptoms of typhoid can take three months to show up, so anyone suffering nausea, headaches or ...

Hindustan Latex To Market Vaccines

... HLL is planning to start marketing vaccines - Hepatitis-B and typhoid vaccines produced by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech International Ltd. ... TYFEX is a highly purified Vi Capsular Polysaccharide new generation typhoid vaccine. This marketing initiative is part of HLL's comprehensive ...

Maharashtra warns against Mahim's 'miracle' water

... an exceptionally low chloride content will increase the risk of diarrhoea, typhoid and other maladies. "Exceptionally low chloride content supports the ... effluents, drinking the water will increase the risk of diarrhoea, typhoid and other infections," said Tannu Singal, an expert on infectious diseases ...

US Reportedly Experimenting on Nepali Soldiers

... same Walter Reed Army Institute of Research sponsored the development of a typhoid vaccine in Nepal. However, though typhoid is endemic in Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world, the ...

Chhattisgarh Malaria And Typhoid

... Malaria and typhoid have claimed 10 lives while over 3,000 people were suffering from the ... He said that the administration was holding medical camps in malaria and typhoid hit areas in Surguja district, 405 km west from here, though the tribal ...

Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai

... communicable diseases: Water-borne diseases: typhoid fever, cholera, leptospirosis and hepatitis A ... infection. Read ... Enteric fever: typhoid or 'enteric fever' is caused by infection with ... traced. She is fondly remembered by the name “ typhoid Mary” for being an immune carrier (no ...

New Bacterium Discovered - Related to Cause of Trench Fever

... at UCSF from a patient who had been on an international vacation. The woman, who has since recovered, suffered from symptoms similar to malaria or typhoid fever, two infections that can occur in returning travelers. But genetic detective work revealed that she was infected with a new bacterium ...

FDA and CDC Remind Consumers of the Dangers of Drinking Raw Milk

... to a specific temperature for a set period of time, kills bacteria responsible for diseases such as listeriosis, salmonellosis, campylobacteriosis, typhoid fever, tuberculosis, diphtheria and brucellosis. FDA's pasteurization requirement also applies to other milk products, with the exception of a few ...

Indian Scientists Develop Dipstick Test for Dengue

... much the dipstick will cost commercially, and say that further testing of how the dipstick works if a patient has another viral infection — such as typhoid or malaria — is necessary. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease affecting several tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It causes an ...

Severe Cold is Harbinger of Infections

... heavy fog and no sun. The virus cannot multiply when there is good sunlight." However, the other diseases that plague children like jaundice, typhoid and gastroenteritis are lessas those viruses don't multiply in winter. According to P.K. Mukherjee, a senior private physician, a major reason ...

Delhi Government Clears Healthcare Projects Worth Rs.1.13 bn

... that no equipment remains idle after the institute is commissioned, the minister said in a statement. The EFC has also allowed purchase of typhoid vaccines and related items worth Rs.12.8 million that will help curb mortality among children in the age group of 2 to 5, the minister said. ...

Maoist Leader-Turned Social Activist Passes Away

... A Maoist rebel turned social activist, Dr. Vinayan, who was suffering from typhoid and malaria, passed away on Friday night in a government hospital //. He was brought to the hospital from a village in Jehanabad district for ...

Sharp Increase Of The Deadly Diseases In Delhi

... suffering from microbial infections. // Doctors warn there's going to be a sharp increase in deadly diseases like hepatitis E, meningitis, typhoid and malaria. Since wet weather is conducive for most microbes, those transmitted by oro-nasal routes and through people-to-people contact usually ...

Epidemic Fear In Mumbai Mounting Post-Floods

... // last month's floods. Over 1,000 patients had been admitted to various Mumbai hospitals with complications arising from leptospirosis, dengue, typhoid and hepatitis. All government hospitals in this city of over 15 million people had been put on alert to give priority to cases of fever. The ...
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