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Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia
...September 23, 2002 , within 24 hours of boarding a cruise
liner. She was apparently felled by a toxic combin...rate, also known as fantasy. She had gone on the cruise
with her 12-year-old daughter, sister and niece, and two families she was friends with. Toxicolog...
Galapagos on UN Endangered List
... mainland to work in construction, restaurants and cruise
ships. Some bring non-native species such as goat ...oises. "The number of days spent by passengers of cruise
ships has increased by 150% over the past 15 years," the organization said in a statement. "This i...
Hong Kong Choked by Growing Pollution Problem
...ion, while an onboard lecturer on the Queen Mary 2 cruise
ship visiting the city triggered a storm by advising passengers not to go ashore. "It is no longer necessary today, as it still was last year, to argue that air quality is a serious issue for Hong Kong," said US Consul General James B Cunningham in...
Health Checks on Workers Dismantling Blue Lady in Gujarat
Health check-ups of workers dismantling Norwegian cruise
liner "Blue Lady", carrying hazardous asbestos, is...he go ahead for the scrapping of the controversial cruise
liner, which environmentalists say contains toxic material harmful to ship-breakers. The team of ...
Sanitation and Science Prevent Norovirus Spread
...us, with recent outbreaks on the Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise
ship, the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, and in several New Hampshire nursing facilities. One possible explanation for the uptick in incidences is better detection, says Margolin. “In the past 10 years, there’s been a boom in molecular vir...
Hundreds Literally Sea ‘sick’ on Luxury Linr
‘A sea cruise
we will never forget’, is how some passengers desc...omach flu-causing bug; norovirus aboard the luxury cruise
ship, Queen Elizabeth 2. This virus causes a contagious gastric illness, gastroenteritis that le...
Quarantine Hits 3 More Hospitals In San Mateo
... up during winter months in group settings such as cruise
ships, schools and nursing homes. It spreads quickly and easily through food or drink that has been handled by someone fighting the bug, contact with doorknobs, toilet handles or other surfaces touched by someone who has been vomiting or suffering f...
Mysterious Illness on Riverboat not Caused by Bacteria
36 people taking a riverboat cruise
down the Ohio River suffered flu-like symptoms las... a life-threatening ailment which is common aboard cruise
ships and in nursing homes and schools. The symptoms caused by this virus include mild to moderate g...
Warning on Eating Shellfish Stepped Up
...er an outbreak of gastroenteritis took place among cruise
ship passengers who ate Alaskan-raised shellfish. Dr. Joe McLaughlin, a medical epidemiologist at the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services in Anchorage said, "If global temperatures continue to rise as they have over recent years, we sho...
115 people on board a cruise liner taken ill due to suspected Norovirus
...n program, 'The reason you hear about Norovirus on cruise
ships is because they are required to report every incidence of gastrointestinal illness. Nowhere else in the public health system of the United States is Norovirus a reportable illness. Norovirus is not a cruise-ship illness, but an illness commonly...
Burn Away Calories In Your Garden
...en. "After a hard, tense day at the office, a slow cruise
around the yard will do wonders to restore your perspective," Relf said. "As you discover seedlings emerging, flower buds opening, even the damage of the tomato hornworm, you forget about the day's worries." Gardening is also a great way to ensure t...
An infected worker of as sandwich chain spreads it!
...s properly and can cause outbreaks in restaurants, cruise
ships and other large gatherings. As a precautionary measure people who have been sick with a stomach virus should not return to work until they have been well for at least a day and the new Michigan rules stipulate that sick workers stay home for 4...
Mass Spectrometry to Identify Viruses
...virus causes gastrointestinal illness, commonly on cruise
ships. Because of their mass spectrometric method they have immense potential as a tool for biodefens. The results of the study is published in the April 2006 edition of Applied and Environmental Microbiology. In mass spectrometry is essentially a...
Flu, Boarded A Ship?
...al Team is all set to board a 500-capacity British cruise
vessel, Funchal that has been around for over 20 y...ng a team of specialists to Esperance to board the cruise
ship Funchal following claims that a number of recent passengers have developed a respiratory illnes...
U.S. To Tighten Sick Passenger, Quarantine Rules
...lic comment for two months, calls for airlines and cruise
lines to submit passenger and crew lists electronically at its request....
India's Hospitals Among The Best, Says Renuka Chowdhury
...s, industry organisations, tour operators, hotels, cruise
lines, airlines, other transport operators and technology companies from 202 representative countries and regions are participating at WTM 2005. --IANS...