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Malaria Claims 25 Lives in Assam

...medicated mosquito nets and insect repellents as a precaution against malaria," an army commander said. In the last five years, at least 50 army and paramilitary soldiers in Assam have died of the disease....

Three Cases of Hepatitis C Points Finger at One NYC Doctor

...f hepatitis in a medical setting is rare, but as a precaution we are reaching out to anyone who could have potentially been exposed," Dr. Marci Layton, the agency's assistant commissioner for communicable disease, said in a statement. Hepatitis C is a chronic, blood-borne virus that that can cause scarring o...

Malaria Claims 25 Lives in Assam

...medicated mosquito nets and insect repellents as a precaution against malaria," an army commander said. In the last five years, at least 50 army and paramilitary soldiers in Assam have died of the disease. Source-IANS/V...

Mercury can Kill

...y dangerous. "In India, there is no awareness or precaution observed. In the West when a thermometer broke, they would close the room for two-three days and clean the place thoroughly," Agarwal told IANS. "All over the world they have stopped using mercury and use only digital thermometers." Asked what th...

Warming Up to a Winter Cold

...rt, shaking hands, etc). Experts advice further precaution with kids due to weakened immune systems. Kids should be advised to sneeze into their shoulders instead of their palms, so that they do not spread the infection. Again they should be advised to wash their hands regularly. Water, is extremely impo...

SARS Report on Health Workers

... Some of the recommendations included: using every precaution available, whether scientifically proven or not; Planning and rehearsing the orderly hospital closures; Developing a system to track patients leaving hospital; Pacing infection control personnel in all hospitals etc., other proposals included more fu...

Taco Bell Restaurant in NJ Tainted by Reports of E Coli Outbreak

...has assured that the food chain is taking up every precaution to sanitize the restaurants.E. Coli strain 0157:H7, an intestinal bacterium can cause infection after consumption of meat that is not cooked well, or by eating tainted spinach or sprouts. The bacteria can present in the fecal matter of an infected pe...

Measures to Prevent HIV in Railway Employees

... district AIDS control Society. · Universal work precaution at work place – Guidelines are being followed. Staff trained in the same and periodic re-training is conducted. · Blood transfusion – Guidelines are being followed. · Condom availability – All Health Units and hospitals of Mumbai Division of Cent...

Fear Over Maple Leaf Meat Being Contaminated

...held with the help of the police. However, as a precaution step, the company and federal agency have passed on several warnings to the public to avoid the nationally distributed products. Source-GOOGLE SRI...

Stringent Bird Flu Monitoring Accelerated In China

...ials in China are therefore prepared to take every precaution to tackle and control this virus from causing more damages to birds and man....

Mystery illness takes 18 lives in Panama

...conference late on Friday. “We decided as a safety precaution to withdraw this medicine from use.”“Some 7,000 Panamanians have public health service prescriptions for Lisinopril.” The number of private patients on this drug is not known. Scientists from Panama and the U.S. working on the case have rejected di...

Benefits Of Aromatherapy

... ounces of distilled or spring water. Common sense precaution - don't spray in your eyes.Energizing Carpet Cleaner - Combine pink grapefruit oil with baking soda and sprinkle before vacuuming.Natural House Cleaner - Blend lemon and ravensara leaf oils with distilled water and non-sudsing soap. Source: M. D. A...

E.coli Infection Affects Child at Nursery

...ouncil has started investigating the case. "As a precaution staff and parents of children who attended the nursery during August are being contacted. "The advice is that anyone who has been vomiting or had diarrhoea, especially bloody diarrhoea, in recent weeks should contact their GP. "The investigatio...

Suspected Dengue Case Reported in Kalyan Area of Thane

Municipal authorities are taking due precaution following reports of suspected dengue fever in Kalyan town, in the nearby Thane district, with the blood sample// of the affected being sent for investigations. "Chandrakant Patil a resident of Kalyan has shown symptoms of Dengue fever and we have s...

Britons don't Need Malaria Pills Before Visiting India

...tation to trust to luck. The single most important precaution for travellers is to avoid being bitten: besides malaria, plenty of other insect-borne diseases thrive in the region." (Source: IANS)...

Diagnosis On a Fourth Patient Confirmed To Be E.Coli

...ould be supervising J&H Cairns staff as a standard precaution on the opening day. The world's worst outbreak of E coli, occurred in 1996 in which 21 people were killed and was reportedly also centred around a butcher in nearby Wishaw. At that time all the victims were struck down by E coli 0157. The bug, whic...

UV Rays Affects the Power of Vision

...k-up. It is also found that people do not take any precaution to protect their eyes from dangers of UV rays. Statistics show that about nine million people are visually impaired in India and 16 million people worldwide suffer blindness every year due to loss of transparency in the lens. The World Health Organ...

Melbourne Cluster Of Brain Tumour Not Due To Radiation From Phone Towers

.... He explained that it was reasonable to take the precaution of evacuating the building to reassure workers while testing was undertaken. But he was of the opinion that given the high concentration of mobile-phone antennae throughout Australia and other developed countries, many brain tumour clusters would be ...

Hepatitis C Screening Program in Wales

...atitis C Trust. "Nonetheless, it's a very sensible precaution to screen everyone". He added that even if anyone was infected there was adequate treatment available. "In a worst case scenario, if someone was infected, there is now very effective treatment available, particularly effective if the diagnosis is e...

Careless Paramedics Spread Infection

...ase is extremely low but to be safe and take every precaution they are conducting the blood test. An investigation into the nurse's careless attitude and putting the lives of many patients under risk is underway. The officials said that the results of the blood tests would be available in two to three weeks ti...

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