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Hundreds of babies possibly exposed to TB at Texas Hospital | Reuters

1:11am EDT (Reuters) - More than 700 newborns and 40 employees of a Texas hospital may have been exposed to a worker who had an active case of the sometimes-deadly tuberculosis, health officials said on Friday.The employee, working in a nursery at Providence ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

Ebola: 550,000 cases by February?

Thanks to Margot Lochrenberg for sending the link to this Bloomberg report: Ebola Worst-Case Scenario Has More Than 500,000 Cases. Excerpt:The Ebola outbreak in West Africa could spread to hundreds of thousands more people by the end of January, according ... [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 12 reports

BH : Meningitis (viral) / North-America / USA [0:3]

EDIS Number: BH-20140920-45345-USA Date / time: 20/09/2014 04:36:33 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Meningitis (viral) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Connecticut City: Wilton Description: There have been ... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 14 reports

3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial

The brothers will be allowed to remain free pending sentencing if they can post bond. Federal marshals led them from the courtroom.Stewart Parnell was convicted of knowingly shipping bad peanut butter to customers who used it in products from packaged ... [Published OnlineAthens - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 12 reports

3 guilty in salmonella-tainted peanut trial

ALBANY, Ga. — A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest US food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country, and was linked to several deaths.Specialists ... [Published Boston Globe - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

CDC: 90% of children who died from flu did not receive the flu vaccine

The flu vaccine dilemma. Should your child get one? Should you? The CDC says absolutely, and numbers would appear to back them up. Ninety percent of children who died over the last few years from flu illnesses did not receive the flu vaccine, says the ... [Published Examiner.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 11 reports

NPPA caps prices of 36 more drugs to improve access

New Delhi: In its latest move to make essential medicines more affordable to all, the national drug pricing regulator, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), on Friday announced to cap the prices of 36 drugs including those used to treat infections ... [Published India TV - 3 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 11 reports

FDA approves once-weekly GLP-1 receptor agonist for type 2 diabetes

FDA has approved dulaglutide (Trulicity, Eli Lilly) to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus.The drug is a once-weekly subcutaneous injection used to improve glycemic control and is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise in the management of type 2 diabetes ... [Published Drugtopics.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 13 reports

9/20/2014: LUDHIANA: Two more dengue cases confirmed; toll goes up to 24

LUDHIANA: Two more dengue cases were confirmed in the city on Friday. Two women aged 40 and 45 from Hoshiarpur district were admitted to the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital tested positive for dengue. With these two patients, the total number.. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Dengue Fever, Ludhiana
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 30 reports

Star's breast-removal revelation aids women

THE head of breast surgery at the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute says he expects more inquiries about breast removal following revelations that celebrity Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy. THE head of breast surgery at the Westmead Breast Cancer ... [Published Parramatta Sun - 7 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 26 reports

Doctors enlisted to turn the tide on antibiotic resistance

It is not difficult to make microbes resistant to penicillin in the laboratory by exposing them to concentrations not sufficient to kill them….—Alexander Fleming, discoverer of penicillin, in his 1945 Nobel Prize lectureFleming’s remarks were spot-on. ... [Published Science News Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 33 reports

Respiratory Illness and Enterovirus D68: Clinical Guidance

Hello. I'm Dr. Susan Gerber, a medical epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I'm speaking with you as part of the CDC Expert Commentary series on Medscape. You may have recently heard about a virus called enterovirus ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - 11 hours ago]

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Sources in KWA said that the authority had to seek a tariff hike because of the increase in electricity charges. "The financial crisis-hit government not releasing enough grants for the KWA has also deepened crisis" a senior KWA official said
...the union minister said once the state government finalizes the location of the new centre, an expert team from New Delhi will visit the state. "MPs from Kerala often visit me and demand the centre should be set up in their respective constituencies" he added
"Hundreds of young and old sponsored Memory Walkers will be stepping out so I hope people across the North East will dust down their walking boots and don their trainers and get out there this weekend."
However, after flood waters entered his village, an army helicopter rescued the family. "They brought us at the army hospital here and since then the treatment of my daughter is on" Riyaz said

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