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Swine Flu Fatality Rate a 'Little Bit' Higher Than That of Seasonal Flu

But U.S. health officials say the disease is no more dangerous than regular flu MONDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- While most cases of swine flu continue to be no worse than seasonal flu, the death rate from the new H1N1 virus is slightly higher than that seen with seasonal flu, U.S. h...

Swine Flu Fatality Rate 'Little Bit' Higher Than That of Seasonal Flu

But U.S. health officials say the disease is no more dangerous than regular flu MONDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- While most cases of swine flu continue to be no worse than seasonal flu, the death rate from the new H1N1 virus is slightly higher than that seen with seasonal flu, U.S. h...

NYC School Assistant Principal Is Latest Swine Flu Fatality

But U.S. health officials say the disease is no more dangerous than regular flu MONDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- An assistant principal at a New York City public school died Sunday night of complications from the H1N1 swine flu, becoming the fifth person in the United States to die f...

Negligence Cases in the Obstetrics Department Increases Fatality Rates

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) it is found that Obstetrics department generates the biggest number of negligence claims//. A new report shows that one in five cases of negligence from this department. Data was collected from 2002 when the medical field was g...

Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

...done within the medical profession to hasten diagnosis, which will improve the long term outcome for other children." Brain cancer has the highest fatality rate of all childhood cancers. Research into the disease receives a fraction of the funding of higher profile cancers, The Children's Brain Tumour Res...

Aethlon Medical Announces U.S. Army Agreement

...BOV from fluids during one hour in vitro studies. ZEBOV has the highest virus case-fatality rate, up to 90% in some epidemics, with an average case fatality rate of approximately 83% over 27 years. There have been more outbreaks ZEBOV that any other strain of Ebola virus. "It is an honor and privile...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...ations and infect humans through poultry, concerns of a pandemic outbreak remain high. Although human-to-human transmission has remained limited, the fatality rate among those reported human cases is greater than 60%. The threat that the virus will mutate and achieve efficient human-to-human spread emphasiz...

DUI Deaths Down 9 Percent in California

...lined in California. The drop was 9.1 percent, from 1,132 in 2007 to 1,029 in 2008, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's fatality Analysis Reporting System. The 2008 figure marks a total decrease of nearly 21 percent from the most recent high point in 2005. Alcohol impa...

Fewer Deaths Occurring From Brain Bleeds

... more than 25 percent are left disabled, the researchers noted. "Despite an increase in the mean age of patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage, case fatality rates have decreased by 17 percent between 1973 and 2002," said study author Dr. Dennis Nieuwkamp, from the University Medical Centre Utrecht. "This d...

Viable Swine Flu Shot Closer to Reality

...e viruses for use in such a shot. Meanwhile, a 50-year-old woman died of swine flu in New York City over the weekend, becoming the second swine flu fatality in that city and the 11th in the United States, according to the Associated Press . As with most of the other reported swine flu deaths, the woman...
Fatality in Medical Technology

Corgenix, Tulane Announce Award of NIH Grant Extending Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Product Development Program

...nt, Tulane will conduct a five-year study designed to complete the tests for VHFs, some of which are potential bioterrorism agents due to their high fatality rate and ease of transmission from person-to-person. Robert Garry, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Tulane University Sch...

Human Genome Sciences Reports Positive Late-Breaker Results at EASL from ACHIEVE Phase 3 Trials of Albuferon(R) in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C

...dose groups, including 21.2% (160/755) for 900-mcg albinterferon alfa-2b, and 20.8% (156/750) for 180-mcg peginterferon alfa-2a. The incidence of fatality in the albinterferon alfa-2b Phase 3 trials was rare. All-cause mortality rates were 0.13% (1/755) for 900-mcg albinterferon alfa-2b every two weeks,...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Positive Results in Second of Two Phase 3 Trials of Albuferon(R) in Chronic Hepatitis C

... 1200-mcg albinterferon alfa-2b; and 4.5% (22/484) in patients randomized to receive 180-mcg peginterferon alfa-2a. The incidence of fatality in the albinterferon alfa-2b Phase 3 trials was rare. All-cause mortality rates were: 0.13% (1/756) in patients randomized to receive 900-mcg albint...

Major Deficiencies in Design; Funding of Clinical Trials Affects Future of Scientific Innovation

... significant disparities in outcomes and high case fatality rates. Because identifying potential differenc... significant disparities in outcomes and high case fatality rates. Addressing this problem will require an hon...with the greatest disparities and the highest case fatality rates. 7. Enhance public education about clinica...

Nektar Threraputics Announces Phase 2a Clinical Results Regarding the use of NKTR-061 (Inhaled Amikacin) to Treat Gram-Negative Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Presented at the Annual American Thoracic Society International Conference

...ociated Pneumonia, 2003, Recommendations of CDC and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee) How serious is the problem? The fatality rates for hospital-associated pneumonia in general, and ventilator-associated pneumonia in particular, are high. For hospital-associated pneumonia, at...

New Flu Vaccine from PepTcell Could Provide Immunity Against All Strains of Influenza Virus

...lations in South- East Asia. Since December 2004, it is estimated that over 250 human cases of H5N1 avian influenza have been treated globally, with a fatality rate (i.e. infected individuals killed by the virus) of 60%. Find more information on Flu-v visit

Ortho Evra Patch Makers Settling Cases

...eep Venous Thrombosis) -- Heart Attack -- PE (Pulmonary Embolism) -- Stroke -- Blood Clots -- Death The first fatality publicly blamed on the Ortho Evra patch came in April 2005, when an 18 year old Manhattan fashion student collapsed in a city subway station. An autop...
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Ebola

...BO–S) . The outbreak in Sudan showed a lower fatality rate — 50% — compared to the 90% morta...most deadly. At its worst, it has a ninety percent fatality rate. There have been more outbreaks of Ebola&nd...community about the epidemic (Draper 15-23). The fatality rate for the 1976 outbreak was 88.05%; the 1977 ou...
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