First West Nile virus death reported in Fresno County

Uintah County Mosquito Abatement said four mosquito pools in the county tested positive for West Nile virus, said a news release from the Health Department. "Most of those affected will have a mild to severe flu-like illness with muscle aches, fever,... More..

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Measles-Stricken New Zealand Girl Visited Disneyland, Other California Destinations
by | Sunday, August 25, 2019

Measles-Stricken New Zealand Girl Visited Disneyland, Other California Destinations

The woman arrived at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport on August 11 and went to the Desert Palms Resort in Anaheim, officers mentioned. People who have not had measles or the measles vaccine should talk with a heal...More..

NY sees doubling of severe lung illness cases linked to vaping
by | Friday, August 23, 2019

NY sees doubling of severe lung illness cases linked to vaping

A team from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) arrived in IL on Tuesday to help the department investigate the cases, Ezike added. The case marks the state's first. All patients teste...More..

Nigeria marks three-year polio eradication
by | Friday, August 23, 2019

Nigeria marks three-year polio eradication

Matshidiso Moeti, the World Health Organization regional director for Africa. Executive Director of the National primary health care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib in a press conference urged the country...More..

North Carolina officials investigating recent reports of severe lung disease after vaping
by | Thursday, August 22, 2019

North Carolina officials investigating recent reports of severe lung disease after vaping

The DSHS says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported 94 cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping in 14 states dating back to late June. A CDC spokesperson was unable to p...More..

by | Wednesday, August 21, 2019

CDC Investigates Lung Illness Tied to E-Cigarettes Use

The reported cases include 30 from Wisconsin , with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation. "The sooner the CDC discloses their results to the public, the better, as every day this story makes head...More..

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Mississauga
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Mississauga

While it's the first time West Nile is known to have infected a human in the county in 2019, the Salt Lake County Health Department said, the virus has been detected 21 times in mosquitos captured this year. We...More..

UK PM orders urgent action to boost measles vaccine uptake
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

UK PM orders urgent action to boost measles vaccine uptake

This figure is slightly lower compared to the same quarter past year. Measles is one of the most infectious organisms known to humans. Professor Stephen Powis, NHS England's medical director, said: "Peopl...More..

Dozens of US teens hospitalized with lung disease after vaping
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

Dozens of US teens hospitalized with lung disease after vaping

Minnesota's Department of Health has issued a strong warning to parents and teens about serious lung damage due to vaping. "We are deeply concerned by the severe cases of lung injury associated with vaping...More..

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo's South Kivu province
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo's South Kivu province

South Kivu is reportedly the third province attacked by Ebola in the DRC since the start of the 10th outbreak in late July a year ago in Ituri and later spread to North Kivu. The Ebola virus causes fever, v...More..

West Nile Virus Found Again in Mosquitoes in Worcester
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

West Nile Virus Found Again in Mosquitoes in Worcester

West Nile virus is not transmitted directly from birds to humans. Two positive recordings were reported this week, with the first found in York County and the second case from mosquitoes collected in Adams Coun...More..

West Nile virus found in mosquito trap at Harvard
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

West Nile virus found in mosquito trap at Harvard

The following is a news release from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare . The Washoe County Health District said Friday it plans early morning fogging in the affected areas. About 1 in 5 people who ar...More..

Unified Dems press Trump, GOP on curbing guns
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Unified Dems press Trump, GOP on curbing guns

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will soon ask President Trump to withdraw his request for $5 billion to build a wall on the southern border and instead use the funds to address gun violence and white su...More..

Ray Shows OAP's Dentures Stuck In Throat For Eight Days After Operation
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Ray Shows OAP's Dentures Stuck In Throat For Eight Days After Operation

Following a minor operation on his abdomen, he had been in pain, coughing up blood and unable to swallow solid food for nearly a week. According to a medical report, the retired electrician was sent home and ...More..

Dayton gunman had cocaine, Xanax, alcohol in his system during attack
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Dayton gunman had cocaine, Xanax, alcohol in his system during attack

In the early hours of 4 August, the gunman opened fire at bystanders in OR, a busy nightlife district in Dayton's city centre, police said. Two people that Betts shot on August 4 were also shot by police, b...More..

Caution: remove false teeth before surgery
by | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Caution: remove false teeth before surgery

However, two days later, he returned to the hospital for a third time, this time with worsening symptoms that left him unable to swallow the medication he had been given. On his sixth - and last - slog to the h...More..

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments
by | Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments

REGN-EB3 is made by American biotechnology company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and mAb114 was developed by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which licensed production previous y...More..

SoulCycle responds to investor’s Trump fundraisers, calls for boycotts
by | Sunday, August 11, 2019

SoulCycle responds to investor’s Trump fundraisers, calls for boycotts

Ross runs a non-profit with a mission statement to "educate and empower the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations", a statement that Stills po...More..

Tests find more EEE virus in mosquitoes in Oswego County
by | Sunday, August 11, 2019

Tests find more EEE virus in mosquitoes in Oswego County

West Nile is a mosquito-borne virus that is usually asymptomatic, but causes side effects including fever, body aches, vomiting, diarrhea and joint pain in about 20% of people who are infected. There were no EE...More..

Jim Harbaugh catches flak for praising Trump supporter Stephen Ross
by | Sunday, August 11, 2019

Jim Harbaugh catches flak for praising Trump supporter Stephen Ross

Since, Equinox and SoulCycle have sought to distance themselves from Ross, characterizing him as a " passive investor ". The Washington Post on Tuesday first reported the plans for the Friday fundraiser...More..

Two Cases of West Nile Virus Has Seen in Los Angeles
by | Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Two Cases of West Nile Virus Has Seen in Los Angeles

Others will have flu-like symptoms, such as fever, headache and body aches. Although the severe illness can occur in folks of any age, it's most likely among individuals older than 50. More than three-quarters ...More..

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control

Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks, perhaps marrying this legislation with desperately needed immigration reform. "We can not allow him to get off scot-free just bec...More..

West Nile virus detected in East Haven
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

West Nile virus detected in East Haven

West Nile can cause overwhelming fatigue, bad muscle aches and headaches, according to doctors, and those who survive severe cases of the illness report ongoing problems with fatigue and neurological problems...More..

Health Ministry warns of punitive action as doctors continue strike
by | Sunday, August 04, 2019

Health Ministry warns of punitive action as doctors continue strike

Emergency services at major government hospitals in Delhi, including All India Institutes of Medical Sciences and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, resumed around Friday midnight, PTI reported. Demonstrations and ...More..

Kamala Harris Releases Healthcare Plan Calling for Privatization of Medicare
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

Kamala Harris Releases Healthcare Plan Calling for Privatization of Medicare

Allow private insurers to offer competing plans, which would function something like Medicare Advantage, providing private alternatives that meet basic conditions defined by the government. Defending the law ...More..

Rwanda closes parts of Congolese border amid Ebola crisis
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Rwanda closes parts of Congolese border amid Ebola crisis

A second person has died after contracting Ebola in Goma , a major transit hub in the Democratic Republic of Congo on the Rwandan border, according to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). It is the first transm...More..

Rochester's Mayo Clinic again ranked as best hospital in America
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Rochester's Mayo Clinic again ranked as best hospital in America

U.S. News & World Report has been evaluating medical facilities for 30 years and is considered the "most widely-used hospital ranking survey", The News & Observer has reported. The Hospital was ranked No. 14 ...More..

US to Allow Prescription Drugs from Canada
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

US to Allow Prescription Drugs from Canada

Yet Mr. Trump has been willing to needle the industry in his pursuit of lower drug prices, particularly as his administration struggles to push other ideas for slashing costs. "The agency is interested in con...More..

Second Ebola case confirmed in Goma, DRC
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Second Ebola case confirmed in Goma, DRC

More than 5,000 health workers have been vaccinated against Ebola in the city and health centers have been provided with training and equipment to improve infection prevention and control, he said . But 1 year...More..

Pfizer announces deal with Mylan, big profit jump
by | Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Pfizer announces deal with Mylan, big profit jump

For years, Pfizer has manufactured EpiPen on Mylan's behalf through its Meridian Medical Technologies unit. Mylan was heavily criticized, and its CEO Heather Bresch was brought before Congress two years a...More..