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Now a Polio Scare for Air Travellers

...case of polio in Australia in 20 years and remains quarantined in a Melbourne hospital . He is a student studen...d the student's symptoms had gone, but he would be quarantined for at least 10 days and must test negative twice before being released. His five Melbourne flatma...

Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts

...by the virus to 80. In Malaysia five people were quarantined with suspected bird flu, while Myanmar reported a fresh poultry outbreak. Vietnam's unusual summertime outbreak, concentrated in the densely populated northern Red River delta region, follows the ending in March of a two-year ban on duck hatching tha...

Nigerian Village Quarantined After 20 Children Die of Measles

...ilo village, where the outbreak happened, had been quarantined to stem the spread of the disease "because people were fleeing the village with their children out of fear." According to Usman, those worst hit by the epidemic are infants aged six to 12 months. Measles is often fatal in children in developing cou...

Australia Proposes Comprehensive Plans to Protect Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse

...ildren attending school and half the money will be quarantined to ensure "to ensure that these payments are used ... to parents of children in affected areas would be quarantined to prevent all their money being spent on alcohol. "The obligation in relation to that will follow t...

US County to Compensate Woman Wrongly Quarantined for TB

...he disease. A tuberculosis patient who has been quarantined for nine months in the prison ward of a Phoenix hospital as a threat to public safety made national headlines recently when the man went public with his story. Officials there said he has a drug-resistant form of the disease and skipped his medica...

China Claims Viral Outbreak Contained

...ents have launched a public awareness campaign and quarantined children who are sick....

New TB Vaccines in Could Protect Against All Drug Resistant Strains

.... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) quarantined a patient in Atlanta who is infected with XDR, and who had been traveling on transatlantic flights. XDR TB is resistant to many of the first and second line drugs, severely limiting treatment options. At least 37 nations have reported cases of XDR. ...

Small Pox Scare Put West Bengal on High Alert

...fever and rashes from these two countries would be quarantined and tested. A high alert has been sounded in the Indo-Bangladesh border districts. However, Bangladesh authorities have not yet confirmed any case of small pox and said they have been investigating the situation. All hospitals and offices of the ...

TB and Measles Scare in Canada Now

...with a low fever has measles. She has since been quarantined in a hotel close to the airport. Thirty eight others of the group and their two chaperones are also put up in the same hotel and their condition is closely monitored. Those who aren't being isolated have been given medication to help prevent the di...

The Dreaded Disease Tuberculosis Raises Its Ugly Head

...to United States from Europe they were immediately quarantined by the health officials . Speaker and his family have been fighting back ever since, disputing the accounts of government health officials who contended he had been warned not to fly because he posed an infection risk to others. The disease in Spe...

Encephalitis Kills 6 in Western Bangladesh

...e, the doctors said. The patients should be kept quarantined during treatment. Civil Surgeon Dr Abu Taher with a team of specialist doctors from Kushtia General Hospital visited the areas. Source-IANS/B...

Bird Flu in Afghanistan

...s the case of malaria. The Nangarhar area has been quarantined and all the necessary precautions are being followed. Culling of birds was initiated earlier this week in Nangarhar and Kunar provinces. Afghanistan was hit by Avian influenza last year but fortunately there was no human attack of this virus. JY...

CDA Investigates Case of Bovine Tuberculosis

...ssible spread of the disease, five herds have been quarantined comprising of approximately 660 cattle. Bovine tuberculosis is a zoonotic pathogen that causes lesions in the thoracic and abdominal cavity of infected animals. It is spread primarily by respiratory aerosols being exhaled or coughed out by infecte...

RVF Outbreak Kills 148 in Kenya

...ry medicine. We have vaccinated 2 million cows and quarantined them. We are also distributing mosquito nets," Kenya government spokesman Alfred Mutua told a news conference. He denied media reports that one case had been detected in Kenya's capital, saying an infected person from one of the affected areas had ...

Reports of Unknown Disease ‘baseless

...h People's Hospital of Guangzhou, had admitted and quarantined several patients ailing from an obscure illness, feared by experts to be SARS or bird flu. "I don't know where they heard the news from, but I am certain the hospital did not admit any patients suffering from an unknown fever. Reporters from Hong K...

Egypt reports fresh bird flu infection

...spokesman Abdel-Rahman Shahin. The area has been quarantined and the birds were being culled, he said. On Oct 30, an Egyptian woman died of bird flu virus and became the country's seventh fatal human case of the disease. Egypt reported the first human bird flu case March 18. Since then, it has detected 14 ...

Bird flu outbreak prevented by Tamiflu

..."Timely administering of Tamiflu to those who were quarantined on suspicions of having been in contact with H5N1 virus infected birds, helped us avert the transmission of the virus to humans. DNA analysis of the virus has shown it to be highly sensitive to Tamiflu". Lab chief H K Pradhan said, "Some countries ...

Zoo Animal Succumbs to Avian Influenza in Germany

...ld and wet. Following the report Dresden Zoo has quarantined other black swans on Friday. They have also demanded government clearance to vaccinate the rest of the birds in the zoo collection against bird flu. The zoo has 720 birds of 112 species. According to Brockmann wild birds that stayed on the ponds ...

China Reports New Bird Flu Outbreak in Northwest

...y response. The local agricultural department has quarantined the infected area and the outbreak is now under control, the ministry claimed. China is currently one of the worst-hit countries from bird flu. It has reported over 35 cases of bird flu in poultry, resulting in the culling of over 25 million poultry...

Second Anthrax Outbreak hits Western Canada

...spection Agency has said that four farms have been quarantined and the affected animals did not enter the food chain. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health in the US has reported that Minnesota which borders Manitoba to the south has had 68 cattle and other livestock dead due to anthrax since mid-June. Saskat...

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