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Children of Unemployed Parents at 13 per cent increased risk of death
...ing other accidental threats to breathing, being a passenger
in a car involved in an accident, being exposed to smoke, fire and flames, suffering accidental drowning or being a cyclist involved in a transport accident - accounted for over 80% of deaths due to injury and poisoning. Phil Edwards, Lecturer in S...
WHO Issues Fresh Guidelines To Long Distance Air Travelers
...t ways to improve the accuracy and availability of passenger
information. As an interim measure, a locator card has been developed. If there is a suspected case of a communicable disease of international importance on board, the passengers would be asked to record their name, seat number and emergency contact...
Freak Incident Kills College Kid
...gged Dowds to stop the car. Koster got onto the passenger
sideboard and hung on to the ski rack on the car roof. Koster was thrown off when Dowds drove the vehicle into a tree, according to police reports. This impact threw Koster into the right lane of the traffic ridden highway. He was later taken to the ...
US Government Authorizes CDC To Detain Sick Travelers
...ws Customs and Border Protection agents to provide passenger
data to CDC. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt and Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff signed this MoU in October. But HHS spokeswoman Christina Pearson said it was not sinister, "We have had this agreement in place and...
Supercomputers To Assist In Thwarting Bird Flu Epidemic In Future
...spread of the pandemic virus by airplane and other passenger
travel across the United States. “In the highly mobile U.S. population, travel restrictions alone will not be enough to stop the spread; a mixture of many mitigation strategies is more likely to be effective than a few strictly enforced ones,” sai...
Plane Facts: Beneficial To Have Medics Full-Time In Super Jets
...mediate care to those who fall ill. The largest passenger
plane in the world, the Airbus A380, is capable of carrying nearly 840 passengers. Statistics show that the frequency of such requirements arise almost with every one in 1,400 passengers have had an on-board medical emergency ,out of which 8% of thos...
Small Cars, Anti-AIDS And Anti-Cancer Drugs Would Be Cheaper
...ise duty on these reduced. Excise duty on petrol passenger
cars up to 1,200 cc and diesel cars up to 1,500 cc has been reduced from 24 percent to 16 percent, making them cheaper by Rs.12,000-20,000. However, the cost of some 80-odd services ranging from telephony, to credit card balances, beauty parlours, ...
U.S. To Tighten Sick Passenger, Quarantine Rules
...quiring airlines and shipping firms to hand over// passenger
and crew lists on demand and expand how they repor...g the SARS outbreak of 2003, when problems getting passenger
information from airlines stymied its efforts to trace the contacts of those who had been infected. ...
US Airlines Worried About Bird Flu In Passengers
...thority to take quick measures if they suspect any passenger
of harboring the avian flu virus. The concerns are legitimate since it was air travel that was responsible for the spread of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS from Asia to Canada. The deadly disease ended up claiming 800 lives globally b...
Teenagers Take More Risk-Taking Behaviors In The Company Of Same Sex Friends
... need to drive safely, regardless of who is in the passenger
seat, said the researchers. The study was unable ...allow shorter headways if there was a male teenage passenger
in the car. In fact, when a male passenger
was in the vehicle, a quarter of teenage drivers exceeded...
HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad
...tely rebuff them when they come to know that their passenger
is HIV positive. These incidents not only scar these victims emotionally but also make them bitter and defensive. However it is now being accepted that HIV afflicted patients can safely travel abroad after informing their physicians and after takin...