Minnesota Department of Health: “This Year’s Flu Season Has Been Proven Fatal to Kids.”

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  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC has confirmed three deaths so far due to flu infection. The three victims were all children, according to the press release. Minnesota health officials made an announcement that there are seven children undergoing treatment at the ICU of St. Paul’s Children Hospital. The Flu season […]

Klain, In an Interview with CBS Is Upbeat That the Ebola Scourge Is Now Being Brought Under Control

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  “The United States’ months-long effort to stop the deadly Ebola outbreak is reaching a “pivot point, but Americans should expect more domestic cases”, White House Ebola czar Ron Klain said Sunday. “We will see (cases) from time to time,” Klain told CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “There’s still work to be done in Sierra Leone […]

Flu Awareness may decrease incidence of the much feared epidemic

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Each year, people around the world dread the epidemic of influenza which has caused great loss of lives in the past. This year, the Center of Disease and Control are concerned about the evolved influenza A virus, which is also known as H3N2. Evolution means a certain mutation in the strand of the virus that […]

Candied apples? Poisoned Apples. 5 People lost their lives

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The Halloween season turned sour for many in the U.S, when people became infected with the bacteria Listeria, from eating candied apples; a must on this occasion. So far the infection, termed listeriosis, has spread with a continuous increase in the rate of its incidence, well after the end of the holiday season.This increase is […]

CDC Annual Report on STDs: Chlamydia Down 1.5%: Gonorrhea Down 1%; Syphilis Up 10%

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The annual report just released by U.S. Centers for Disease Control Prevention last Tuesday revealed both encouraging and discouraging news about the country’s health official’s drive in containing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases or STDs. While chlamydia cases have gone down by 1.5 percent for the first time in 30 years last year, the […]