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Five patients die amid Bihar doctors' strike
...ors began an indefinite strike Thursday to protest forcible
evictions from hostels meant for nurses following a Patna High Court directive to drive away illegal occupants. The junior doctors said they would continue the strike till the authorities made alternate arrangements for their accommodation or enhanc...
Forcible Detention and Isolation Needed for XDR-TB Patients, warn Experts
...esearch in South Africa have come out strongly for forcible
detention and isolation of those affected with XDR-TB. They warn in the peer-reviewed journal PloS Medicine that the disease may swamp the whole of South Africa and even spread beyond its borders. XDR-TB or extreme drug resistant TB refers to a c...
Quarantine Sought For Harsh TB Strain
...flu. But officials have stopped short of endorsing forcible
confinement. Dr. Upshur said he understands the proposals will make people uncomfortable, but the alternative is just as unpalatable. "Restricting freedoms is serious but so is letting the disease spread," he said. "The failure to act would have...
Ever-Controversial Mental Health Act To Be Decided Upon
...emned in particular, the clauses that call for the forcible
detainment of mental health patients, even if they...ain as debatable as ever. The point at odds is the forcible
detention of mental health persons if they are perceived as a threat to society- this being, even if...
Virginia Tech. Shooter -Human Rights or Innocent Lives
... Cho Seung-Hui began to take form. The odds for forcible
detention of mentally unsound persons, could not be any stronger than this point of time. At the same time, psychiatrics ponder-where and when does one draw the fine line? The fact that Cho was a ‘disturbed’ student was not unknown. He was a loner,...
Therapist Arrested For Breaking Lives
... last 25 years. Bleyle admitted to eight counts of forcible
lewd acts upon a child and four counts of exhibiting a minor in pornography. Bleyle also admitted abusing four of his patients, including a 2-year-old girl. Two of the children have since died. Superior Court Judge Kenneth So , denied bail and sc...
Younger and Violent Sex Offenders on the Rise
...les." The number of children under 18 accused of forcible
rape, violent and nonviolent sex offenses rose from 24,100 in 1985 to 33,800 in 2004, the AP's analysis found. Violent offenses include attempted rape and sexual assault, while nonviolent offenses including fondling, statutory rape and prostitution....