Tag Archives: Infection

Man Dies From Shooting That Occurred 60 Years Ago

The lead from Fox News reads: “Man dies from bullet wound nearly 6 decades after being shot.” John Henry Barrett was 77 when he died in Florida in May. The medical examiner for Palm Beach announced that Barrett died from … Continue reading »

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Prince Philip Hospitalized in London For Infection

96 year old prince Philip was admitted to hospital Tuesday evening as a ‘precaution’. He is residing at London’s King Edward VII hospital in which he is being treated for an infection.  Buckingham Palace released a statement stating that the Duke … Continue reading »

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Zapping Zika with Genetics

It was announced Friday that the Food and Drug Administration has given its approval for a trial use of genetically engineered mosquitoes to be released in Florida in an effort to combat the dreaded Zika virus. This comes after Florida confirmed … Continue reading »

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Superbug That May Wipe out 10 Million People By 2050

  Scientists are more than worried that a new strand of bacteria may be ahead of our medicine as far as antibiotics and vaccines are concerned. A reported 700,000 die a year from bacteria infections and with that number expected … Continue reading »

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MERS Outbreak: Fifth Person Dies of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in South Korea

Another reported death has occurred in South Korea as a result of the MERS virus. On Sunday, June 7, 2015, the government announced that it was strengthening measures to decrease the spread of the disease and minimize public fear. The … Continue reading »

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State Of Emergency Announced In Ohio For Polluted Water

Nearly 400,000 people in Toledo, Ohio have been told to avoid drinking tap water for the second day in a row. Toledo officials issued the warning early Saturday after tests at a treatment plant showed readings for microsystin. The city … Continue reading »

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Are Airplane Seats A Ticket To Infection?

Ever wonder where that “dirty” feeling comes from when entering a plane? I certainly have. Who knows who was in the plane last and more importantly who sat last in your seat. New studies are showing the possible ways that … Continue reading »

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