Tag Archives: infection

Ban Says World on Way to ‘Generation Free of AIDS’

Ban Says World on Way to ‘Generation Free of AIDS’

  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday the world was headed for a “generation free of AIDS”, after UNAIDS reported a 35-percent drop in new HIV infections ...

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Factfile: What is Meningococcal Meningitis?

Factfile: What is Meningococcal Meningitis?

  BABYMINDER – Meningococcal meningitis is a serious infection of the thin lining that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, and is caused by several types of meningococcal bacteria.  

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H5 Bird Flu Found on Canada Turkey Farm

H5 Bird Flu Found on Canada Turkey Farm

  Ottawa, Canada – Two turkey farms in Canada have been placed under quarantine after H5 bird flu was detected in one of them, Canadian health authorities said. The Canadian agency responsible for ...

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Taking the Fright Out of the Bite: Rabies in PH

Taking the Fright Out of the Bite: Rabies in PH

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – If human life is precious, then the price of preventing infection and disease is never too high to pay. Actually, it is even cheaper. For instance, ...

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Factfile: What is Pneumonia?

Factfile: What is Pneumonia?

  BABY MINDER – Pneumonia is a serious lung infection usually caused by bacteria or virus. Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most common cause of bacterial pneumonia in children. 

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Got a Problem Urinating?

Got a Problem Urinating?

  ADULT HEALTH – Also known as Ischuria. Urinating Incontinence is a lack of ability to urinate. (Wikipedia)

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Ebola Toll Rises to More than 6,800: WHO

Ebola Toll Rises to More than 6,800: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland – More than 6,800 people have now died from the Ebola virus, almost all of them in west Africa, the World Health Organization said Monday. The UN health agency reported that ...

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Ebola in 2015 – End of the Line for a Killer?

Ebola in 2015 – End of the Line for a Killer?

  Paris, France – After decades making brief, murderous forays from central Africa’s forests, Ebola erupted into a global emergency in 2014, yet its success could spell its downfall as scientists scramble ...

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New Ebola Death Hits Mali as Liberia Hails Drop in Cases

New Ebola Death Hits Mali as Liberia Hails Drop in Cases

  MONROVIA, November 11, 2014 (AFP) – A second person from Mali has died from Ebola, just as hardest-hit Liberia hailed a dramatic drop in infections and the last-known sufferer in the ...

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