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NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella

....7 million pounds (2,850 tons) of ground beef that sickened 14 people," Dr. Wong added. The Center for Disease Control estimates that there are 76 million cases of food poisoning a year resulting in 325,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths. Food poisoning is caused by food-borne pathogens such as bacillus ...

Australia is Shamed by an Inquiry Report on Child Sexual Abuse in Aboriginal Communities

..., child sex in exchange of drugs, have shocked and sickened all Australians. ``It is a damning indictment of our failure to protect children,'' said Mal Brough, Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister. ``This is a national disgrace, it is a disaster and it is something that should never happen in this country.''...

Hundreds of Children Exposed to Pesticide in US

...ehensive national figures on students and teachers sickened by drifting pesticide. In California, the No. 1 ...n. The study found that 40 percent of all children sickened by pesticides at school were victims of drift pesticide carried on the breeze. Research on pregna...

Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now

...esia, and even included caring for 17,000 children sickened by the 1986 accident at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in the Ukraine. It isn't only in times of disaster that Cuban health care workers get involved. Some 29,000 Cuban health professionals are now practicing in 69 countries -- mostly in Latin America...

Norwegian Glacier Shrinks and Marine Life Poisoned as the Globe Warms

...oxic acid emanating from a type of ocean algae had sickened and killed hundreds of birds, sea lions and dolphins. The algae population increases or "blooms" every year as the ocean waters warm but this year's bloom seems early, extensive and "very, very thick," says David Caron, who teaches in the biologica...

E Coli Outbreak Forces Large-scale Recall of Beef Products

...to fresh spinach last fall killed three people and sickened more than 200 others. HFX Corp., a large meat processing facility based in Claysburg in Pennsylvania said it was voluntarily recalling 259,230 pounds of beef as a precaution. Besides supplying meat for the Hoss chain of restaurants, HFX also proc...

Melamine Contamination Killed Thousands of Pets, Says a New Report

...tals in the US, nearly 39,000 cats and dogs// were sickened or killed nationwide consequent on pet food-contamination with an industrial chemical. The data was reportedly compiled from records collected from more than 615 veterinary hospitals. Last month there was massive recall of contaminated pet food....

Global Goal to Reduce Measles Deaths in Children Surpassed

... the fight against measles, which has long killed, sickened and disabled our children. Our determination is stronger than ever to make measles history by further strengthening our measles control activities, working in concert with our international partners and setting aside resources.” A strategy to reduc...

Quarantine Hits 3 More Hospitals In San Mateo

...gastrointestinal virus outbreak, which has already sickened dozens of people in a Belmont senior living center, has caused 45 people to become ill. The doctors added that the outbreak is being reported more this year than past. Health Officials reported that nearly 25 persons (12 patients and 13 staffers) ...

Nurses in Intensive Care Sickened by noxious fumes at Toronto Hospital

...nit of York Central Hospital in Richmond Hill were sickened after noxious fumes seeped into the ventilation system on Friday. // Two nurses developed breathing difficulties and needed treatment. However no patients were affected. The nurses fell ill at around 11 a.m. after they reported smelling something...

Tomatoes: Culprits of Salmonella outbreak

...cted to be behind the Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 171 people in 19 states. // DNA fingerprinting has identified Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium as the cause of the outbreak according to a statement released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in a press release yest...

Spinach Contamination Traced to Wild Boar

...n linked to the E. coli outbreak in September that sickened 204 people in 26 states and one Canadian //province, and left three people dead. In addition health authorities announced at a Thursday night press conference, nine samples of the bacteria found on one ranch in California's Salinas Valley match both...

E.coli-tainted spinach causes a kid's death in Idaho

...fatality of the E. coli bacteria outbreak that has sickened 192 people in the United States and one person in Canada,' said Ross Mason, a spokesman for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. 'His parents had given him a smoothie of yogurt and spinach, the boy then became severely ill and died about a w...

Dead Body on Hospital Bed for Four Days

...our days//, lashed out at them saying that she was sickened by the Evening Telegraph revelation that cash-strapped bosses are not paying for enough night porters to move bodies to the morgue at Queen's Park Hospital, Blackburn. While an NHS chief confirmed that a body had been left for eight hours last Wedn...

UN Sending Aid To Angola To Counter Cholera

...a epidemic which has killed about 2,000 people and sickened 50,000 in the African nation. // The UN health agency said it is sending drugs, oral re-hydration salts, disinfectants and chlorine to counter the poor sanitation and a shortage of safe drinking water, major vector of the disease. "Although curre...

Bird Flu Expected To Hit U.S. This Summer

...he H5N1 virus overwhelmingly infects birds but has sickened 186 people in eight countries and killed 105 of them. Experts believe it poses the greatest threat in recent years of a global flu pandemic that could kill millions, if it acquires the ability to pass easily from human to human....

Tourism not to be affected by bird flu affected areas!

...ected birds. The statistic of 160 humans worldwide sickened by the H5N1 strain of the virus had close contact and had lived with birds. So take tourism seriously and visit these places also eat boiled eggs and chicken dishes, too, because thorough cooking kills the virus. Giving an official seal the spoke...

3 die, 500 sickened in nation's largest hepatitis A outbreak Associated Press

... just how I feel.'' At least 490 people have been sickened in the outbreak - believed to be the largest on record in the United States, Daigle said. The Chi-Chi's has been shut down and the restaurant chain removed scallions from kitchens at all its 100 locations, said Bill Zavertnik, chief operating office...

Grapes, Melons Implicated in Outbreaks

...een grapes which caused a salmonella outbreak that sickened 30 people across six Western states last summer and fall. Researchers were surprised to find that the outbreak of Salmonella serotype senftenberg// most often found in meats and poultry was outwardly spread to people through grapes. Dr.Alicia, at th...

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