Tag : virus

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Children  5 April '17

Necrotizing Fasciitis: Why 6-Year-Old Aspiring Dancer Loses One Leg After Strep Throat Complication

A six-year-old lost one of her legs due to strep throat.

Ebola vaccine may be 'up to 100% effective': WHO (2)

Health/Nutrition  24 December '16

Finally A Successful Cure For Ebola!

A highly effective vaccine that guards against the deadly Ebola virus could be available by 2018, says the World Health Organization.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  19 September '16

Zika In The United States Update: Florida Governor To Visit Wynwood, Expected To Declare Area Virus-Free

Florida Governor Rick Scott will be visiting Wynwood and is expected to declare that the area is no longer affected with the virus.

Listeria Outbreak In Cantaloupe Causes Deaths And Illnesses Across 18 States

Health/Nutrition  29 August '16

Fear Of Listeria Outbreak Prompted Country Fresh To Recall Pre-Cut Vegetables

Country Fresh LLC has recalled 30,000 cases of 45 different pre-cut vegetables from Walmart, Publix and Winn Dixie stores for fear that it may cause listeria after finding that a sample contained bacteria.

Miami Neighborhood Battles Outbreak Of Zika Virus

Body  15 August '16

Zika Update: Experts Now Focusing on Its Sexual Transmission

A talk was recently held in New York regarding the dangers of sexually transmitted Zika.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns Across Florida

Body  11 August '16

Zika Outbreak Reported in Florida: How Did it Get There in the First Place?

A pregnant sufferer of Zika has reported authorities regarding its presence in Florida.

Taronga Zoo Reveals New Chimpanzee Baby

Body  25 July '16

Forms Of HIV Can Spread From Chimpanzees To Humans

HIV in chimpanzees can infect humans, according to a study.

Wholesale Inflation Rises At Fastest Rate In 27 Years

Body  27 June '16

Pineapples Can Stop Harmful Bacteria In The Gut

Enzymes found in pineapples have been found to be beneficial in the gut which could possible pave the way for a cure to drug-resistant superbugs.

Britons Test New Ebola Vaccine

Medicine  15 May '16

Is This The End Of All Viruses? IBM Creates A Macromolecule That Could Destroy All Viruses

The researchers ignored the viruses' RNA and DNA and focused on their glycoproteins instead.

A newborn baby girl

Infant  3 April '16

Side Effects Of Antibiotics: Babies Given Antibiotics Are More Prone To Obesity When Older, Study Says

Learn more details about a new study on the unintended effects of giving antibiotics to babies.

Europe On High Alert Following H5N8 Bird Flu Cases

Health/Nutrition  29 March '16

South Korea Confirmed A New Case Of Bird Flu After Four Months Of Being Free From Virus

A new case of avian influenza or bird flu has been confirmed in South Korea. The presence was reported in a poultry farm in Seoul, according to the agriculture ministry officials.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Pregnancy  26 March '16

3 Things You Need To Know About Zika Virus That You Probably Have Not Heard From The Media; No. 2 Could Make You Relax

Zika virus is scaring a lot of people these days, but it is important that you are aware of what it is first before you scare yourself to death.

Zika mosquito under a microscope

Pregnancy  7 March '16

Study: Zika Virus Directly Linked to Abnormal Pregnancies and Fetal Death

A new study showed evidence directly linking Zika virus to abnormal pregnancies and fetal deaths.

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Pregnancy  29 January '16

Viral Infection During Pregnancy Could Be Behind Autism Study Says

A research done by some scientists indicated some viral infection during pregnancy could be the result of autism of the unborn child.

Health Officials Expect Active West Nile Season

Health/Nutrition  26 January '16

Zika Virus Spreading Across US Except in Canada and Chile

"Aedes mosquitoes -- the main vector for Zika transmission -- are present in all the region's countries."

Brazilian Fabiana Alves holds her newbor

Health/Nutrition  29 December '15

Zika Virus Poses A Serious Threat Brazil’s Newborns; Virus Has Already Reached The United States

A new disease, the Zika virus, has spread in Brazil and has affected a large number of newborns causing microcephaly among other conditions.

Medication that Combats Ebola

Health/Nutrition  6 August '14

Ebola Outbreak 2014—News Update: Symptoms and Latest Developments

As bodies continue to line the streets of countries in Africa’s western provinces, nations worldwide have begun to express their own concerns for the containment, treatment and possible ramifications of the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

Polio vaccine being administered in India

Health/Nutrition  27 March '14

WHO: India is polio-free

The World Health Organization (WHO) formally declared India polio-free Thursday, as there have been no new cases in three years.

Health/Nutrition  24 February '14

'Polio-like syndrome' causes paralysis in five California children

A "polio-like syndrome" has caused paralysis in several children in California.

bird flu

Health/Nutrition  6 December '13

Hong Kong confirms second case of H7N9 bird flu in a week

Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, days after the first, as the virus spreads beyond mainland China, authorities said on Friday night.


Health/Nutrition  23 October '13

Lethal Virus That Killed Hundred of Pigs in China Spreads to US

The disease that left a whopping 768 dead pigs floating in a river in China is believed to have originated in the Anhui Province of China and may have evolved from a virus seen in bats.

Nile Virus Risks Can Be Minimized

Health/Nutrition  3 September '13

Colder Nights Can Help Prevent West Nile Virus Attacks

Cool overnight temperatures and August and the lack of hot, dry days in Suffolk County meant that West Nile virus has not developed, according to News Day.

Imperial County Residents Advised to be More Cautious against West Nile Virus

Health/Nutrition  31 August '13

Imperial County Residents Advised to be More Cautious against West Nile Virus

Residents of Imperial County have been advised to take extra precautions against West Nile Virus, according to IV Press Online.

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