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Immunisation programme to include vaccine against Pneumococcal disease
...d by their general practitioners. Meningitis and septicaemia
are caused by pneumococcal disease. The death rate...cry and an arched back are symptoms. When there is septicaemia
there may be a rash that does not disappear when pressed with a clear glass. But septicaemia
can be ...
Rabbit Flu Claims Its First Human Victim In Britain
...e post-mortem report that Mr Freeman had died from septicaemia
after having got infected by the bacteria that causes pasteurellosis, which is also known as rabbit flu. Mr Freeman, the couple's only son, died on August 5 four days after falling ill A spokesman for the Heath Protection Agency explained that the ...
Meningococcal-B Vaccine Greatly Reduces The Risk of The Disease
... an infection of membranes covering the brain, and septicaemia
a serious blood infection. Officials at the ministry have explained hat though anyone is vulnerable to the disease, the biggest risk group would be teenagers and children under 20 yrs of age, and more than half of those in that group are below 5 yrs....
Wyeth Launches Vaccine for Pneumococcal Disease in India
...ases like sepsis, meningitis, bacterial pneumonia, septicaemia
and bacteraemia (bacteria in the blood). Infants and children are at the greatest risk for invasive pneumococcal disease as 25-60 percent of them are carriers of pneumococci in their throats. The risks of meningitis and bacteremia are greatest duri...
Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Attack On Farmed Trout
...rkshire//. A very first case of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia
(VHS) attack on wild fish was noticed by fishery official across the catchment area of the river Ouse in Britain. Scottish island of Gigha also experienced this before on farmed turbot in 1994, industry officials says there is no harm to human bein...
New warning signs for child meningitis
...l disease, which can lead to meningitis as well as septicaemia
and blood poisoning. Vaccination can protect children against meningitis C, but other strains, most commonly meningitis B, kill children and adults indiscriminately. How Meningitis strikes‘Classic’ symptoms: ·Red rash ·Headache ·Stiff neck ·Sensi...
Meningitis is rocking the capital again
...for the meningococcal meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia
cases in the community. Symptoms of meningococcal ...ing, headache and neck stiffness and meningococcal septicaemia
may occur with a rapid onset of acute febrile illness with an increased heart rate and rapid progres...