Tag: "closures" at medical news
Oral Anti Viral Tamiflu A Cost Effective Treatment
...tervention. Adding other strategies such as school closures
further reduces the attack and death rate and provides a health benefit at a reasonable cost. The research also showed that pre-pandemic vaccination programmes would play an important role but their effectiveness would be dependent upon how well the ...
Massive Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Hundreds of Home in Florida
... to traffic, but drivers were warned that periodic closures
were still possible. Another large wildfire, in northeastern Minnesota and Ontario, could be brought under control by the end of the week, officials said. No one has been seriously hurt in the fire, which has burned 117 square miles of Minnesota an...
Hospitals in Older Cities Close Down, Blacks Worst Affected
...ts a distressing, decades-long pattern of hospital closures
in older cities across the nation. The trend has left large swaths of predominantly poor, black neighborhoods in cities such as St. Louis, Philadelphia and Cleveland underserved. Many say the loss of medical facilities for low-income patients is in...
U.S. Issues Guidelines in Case of Flu Pandemic
...family that’s spared, that’s a big deal.” School closures
can be very controversial, and picking the right moment is hard, because it must be done before cases soar. Jeffrey Levi, executive director of the Trust for America’s Health, a health policy organization, noted that in poor city neighborhoods, 30 ...
Vibriosis Outbreak Leads To Shut Down Of More Oyster Growing Areas
...s in the state have occurred before the commercial closures
of the oyster growing areas by the Department of Health on July 24. This list of closures
include all recreational beaches and commercial growing areas in Hood Canal, Samish Bay, Oakland Bay...
A warning against consumption of raw oyster
...rowing areas in Hood Canal. There may be more such closures
of oyster-growing areas till the outbreak is contained....
Supercomputers To Assist In Thwarting Bird Flu Epidemic In Future
...of interventions, from antiviral therapy to school closures
and travel restrictions, as the vaccine industry struggles to catch up with the evolving virus. “Based on the present work . . . we believe that a large stockpile of avian influenza-based vaccine containing potential pandemic influenza antigens, co...
Additional Responsiblities To Be Taken Up By Allied Healthcare Professionals
...10 years' time, we have nurses who are doing wound closures
because they are trained to take on that extra role, or physios doing triage, for example," said Mike Woods. This proposed extension is hoped to reduce the pressure associated with health care delivery. The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is a...