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Joint efforts for dengue vector surveillance stressed

RawalpindiPunjab Minister for Labour and Human Resource Raja Ashfaq Sarwar has said that joint efforts both from public and private sector should be made for dengue vector surveillance especially at hot spots and suspect breeding places of the larvae ... [Published The News International - 19 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Two more fatal cases of measles reported

Measles under control in 10 provinces Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles Prime Minister’s telegram to tackle measlesSince the beginning of the year, 3,360 people in 61 provinces and cities nationwide have contracted the disease, ... [Published Bao Moi.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Guinea confirms 61 Ebola deaths

Official figures show 61 people in Guinea have been killed by the Ebola virus since the highly contagious epidemic broke out in January. The Guinean Ministry of Health released the figure on Saturday during a press conference and added that there have ... [Published Press tv - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Autism on the rise

A recent report from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in every 68 American children has autism — up 30 percent from two years ago and more than double the rate from a dozen years ago. Of the 11 states studied by the ... [Published Asbury Park Press - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

4/20/2014: AFTER POLIO, ERADICATING MEASLES MAY COME NEXT: MEDICINE, FITNESS AND LIFESTYLE TRENDS

ters,” and grilled them about their mendacious ways with SMS. Just under half (48% ) admitted that, mid-text session, they had misrepresented to their committed partners “what they were wearing, doing, or both.” Eating beans, lentils and other legume ... [Published Hindustan Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

PRO/EDR> Poliomyelitis - update (09): Equatorial Guinea, WHO, global CORRECTION

Polio -- Worldwide/UnknownIn Equatorial Guinea, 3 new wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases have been reported, the 1st polio in the country since 1999. Genetic sequencing indicates these cases are linked to an ongoing WPV1 outbreak in Cameroon which has ... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 6 reports

Subra: MERS under control

CLOSE WATCH: Stringent checks after disease claims 1st victimKUALA LUMPUR: THE Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak that hit the country and claimed its first victim last week is under control, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subram ... [Published CARI - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 6 reports

Study: 15 Indonesian Provinces Have High Prevalence of Obesity

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta  - As many as 15 provinces in Indonesia is having the prevalence of obesity above the national rate. The provinces include Central Kalimantan, East Java, Banten, East Kalimantan, Bali, West Kalimantan, North Sumatra, Riau Islands, Jambi, ... [Published Tempo.co - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 6 reports

Businessman had 1lb of gold removed from his stomach by Delhi surgeons

The unnamed 63-year-old man was admitted to hospital in the Indian capital with acute intestinal obstruction after he complained he could not defecate and was vomiting, according to BBC News.He told ... ... [Published Big News Network - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 6 reports

SARS revisited Sharp jump in cases hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns

Cases of Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome - MERS -have shot up markedly in the past month, with outbreaks in hospitals or among health-care workers in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and in Abu Dhabi, in ... ... [Published Big News Network - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 13 reports

USDA orders reporting of pig virus infection in bid to control outbreak April 19, 2014

David Zuckerman, a Vermont state senator and leader of legislation that would require labeling of genetically modified foods, operates the Full Moon Farm near Hinesburg, Vt. An increase in porcine diarrhea has led federal officials to increase monitoring ... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 14 reports

Experts seek tougher skills test for foreign doctors

Guardian News and MediaLondonForeign doctors should face tougher tests of their skills before being allowed to practice in the UK because of concern that too many are not well enough trained, experts urged yesterday in studies published by the British ... [Published Gulf Times - Apr 18 2014]

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