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A bird's eye view of the Bird Flu scare

...like India, the state of the abattoirs varies from unhygienic to satisfactory standards, and from highly organized to informal." The main route for the entry of the virus in India appears to be from the migratory birds that come to the country in large numbers from China, Siberia and the Himalayan region. And t...

Pakistani Quake Survivors Face Outbreak Of Diarrhea

...a to use separate lavatories, resulting in further unhygienic conditions. UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator Jan Vandemoortele stressed the need for more resources to help the Pakistani government, especially the ministry of health and the federal relief commission. "We once more appeal for ...

Archbishop Slams Attempt to Legalize Abortion In Jamaica

...rtion" doctors carry on operating with impunity in unhygienic conditions. The Roman Catholic Church opposes the use of contraceptives as well as forbids abortion. "The law practically allows abortion on demand, whether it threatens the mental health of the mother. It is not defined," Archbishop Burke says. But...

Government Questioned On Providing Unhygienic Food In Train

... to reply to a petition accusing them of supplying unhygienic food to rail passengers.// A division bench comprising judges M.K. Sharma and Reva Khetrapal issued notice to the respondents to file their replies by July 19. The bench had directed IRCTC, entrusted with the task of supplying food to passengers o...

At Least 25 Women Die Of Maternity Complications In MP Everyday

... opt for delivery at home, often under dangerously unhygienic conditions. This results in several women dying during childbirth for want of postpartum care, which allows health workers to detect and manage problems and to make sure the mother and child are doing well. The study finds that less than 17 percen...

Salmonella Poisoned Frozen Pasta Hit Six

...in raw state poisoning may have occurred. Due to unhygienic handling of pasta products like frozen ravioli, salmonella might have spread to other raw food products like salads, he added. This warns the consumers as well as manufacturers to ensure proper cooking of frozen products. A few days back poisoning...

A word of caution about human milk

...cation, which could cause harm when consumed. Even unhygienic storage of milk, and not adhering to hygienic standards while extracting the milk can be a reason for many illnesses....

Ramadoss Declares India Yaws Free

...ious disease was prevalent among tribals living in unhygienic conditions. "India has finally eliminated yaws. Last year it was leprosy and this year it was yaws," he said at a function. He added that India had moved closer to completely eliminating yaws by 2008. "Yaws elimination is a step towards eradication...

Bihar Districts Affected by Black Fever

...ith kala azar, the deadly black fever, as poverty, unhygienic lifestyle and government apathy make the disease endemic to the region. // Experts running kala azar research centres in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and working to develop affordable drugs said the entire Gangetic plains ...

Detention, Uncertainty take their Toll on the Mental Health of Refugees

...ing the night for head counts, being forced to use unhygienic toilets and being placed in solitary confinement. The proportion of TPV holders experiencing living difficulties since release from detention exceeded that of PPV holders for all items assessed. Over 90 per cent of TPV holders experienced anxiety a...

Manure Blamed as Cause for the E Coli Out Break

...her parameters like contaminated irrigation water, unhygienic methods of handling produce and contamination of produce during transportation, as well. The ban on fresh spinach, which was slapped in the wake of the epidemic has been currently lifted by the U.S Food and Drug Administration. Following decline in...

Efforts To Vanquish Skin Disease Among Infants

...d effective treatment for the same. Poverty and unhygienic living conditions facilitate the rapid spread of scabies and skin sores .Such conditions are rampant in most interior aboriginal communities.A study conducted in East Arnhem has stumbled upon some shocking statistics which reveal that the number of i...

Effective Strategy Against Bird flu-Spainish Flu Vaccine Raises Hopes

... Spanish flu,thought to have been triggered off by unhygienic conditions and overcrowding, caused millions of deaths all over the world and is not expected to attack again.But the recent spate of bird flu in several nations has caused scientists to increase their efforts to prepare to combat the disease if it t...

Dengue Epidemic Threatens Pakistan

...ovirus transmitted by mosquitoes prevailing in the unhygienic conditions around various recreational spots, educational institutions, hospitals etc., and the fever is characterized by symptoms like high fever, headache, severe muscle and joint pains and rashes. As a precautionary measure, a nationwide campa...

Kalaazar sweeping through Bihar, 93 dead

...re forced by socio-economic compulsions to live in unhygienic conditions. Many of those suffering with kalaazar are in Tirhut division, which comprises Muzaffarpur, Vaishali, Sitamarhi, Sheohar and East and West Champaran districts. H.N. Srivastav, deputy director of health, Tirhut division, in his Dec 18 r...

Ban on Non-iodised Salt Challenged

...in iodine but also in areas where water supply was unhygienic or water was hard. It said the government had totally ignored the fact that certain advanced countries, which had introduced iodised salt on mandatory basis, had to withdraw it and were compelled to make both types of salt available in the market....

Ten Accused On Allergy Shot Scam

...// patients without conducting proper tests and in unhygienic conditions. Patients were also not informed about the risk factors before giving the shots. Blood obtained from the patients for testing procedures were not sent to the lab at the right time. Injections were administered by unqualified people. Jo...

Female Circumcision highly Prevalent in Mali

...mcision are performed by witch doctors in the most unhygienic environment. Over 12 million women worldwide have been subjected to genital mutilation by quacks who have little surgical skill, equipment or awareness of the dangers of such practices making the women vulnerable to infections, hemorrhage, pre-nata...

Circumcision Does Not Prevent Spread of HIV, Experts Warn

...IDS cases among adolescents as it was performed in unhygienic situations with un-sterilized and often, shared instruments. The researchers based their findings on data analyzed from the 'Demographic and Health Surveys', which are based on nationally representative samples of adolescents and adults. These fi...

Turkey Giant to Receive King-sized Compensation

... At the same time experts are considering whether unhygienic conditions at Mathew’s turkey plant at Suffolk, could have led to the outbreak. There is evidence of faulty roofs, rats, mice as well as scavenging birds roosting at the farm. Yet as an official of Libdem Food and Farming says, claims against compe...

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