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Sunday Jul 20 | Crofs Blogs

UK: Sewage-treatment plants described as giant 'mixing vessels' for drug-resistant bacteria

Superbugs resistant to some of the most powerful antibiotics in the medical arsenal have been found for the first time in a British river - with scientists pinpointing a local sewage-treatment plant as the most likely source.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Vaccination reduces risk of bacterial meningitis

Bacterial meningitis is usually severe. While most people with meningitis recover, it can cause serious complications, such as brain damage, hearing loss or learning disabilities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, Mumps, Chickenpox, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Victoria Advocate

Vaccination reduces risk of bacterial meningitis

Bacterial meningitis is usually severe. While most people with meningitis recover, it can cause serious complications, such as brain damage, hearing loss or learning disabilities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, Mumps, Chickenpox, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Rickettsia felis Infections and Comorbid Conditions, Laos, 2003 - "2011

To the Editor: Fleaborne disease is highly prevalent in Laos, mainly attributed to murine typhus , transmitted by Xenopsylla cheopis fleas, but data on other fleaborne diseases are limited .

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Laos, Medicine, Health, Diflucan, Fluconazole (generic), South Korea, Malaria

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Leighton Buzzard Online

Students warned over risks of meningitis

International charity Meningitis Research Foundation is warning students they must get a vital meningitis vaccine before they head off to university and ensure they know the signs and symptoms, as some kinds of meningitis can't be prevented.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Times

EDO seeks report on meningitis cases : July 11, 2014,

KARACHI: Karachi Executive District Officer Health Dr Zafar Ejaz on Thursday directed all private hospitals to present detailed report on meningitis cases taken by them in the city.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Hinckley Times

Mum issues meningitis warning after three-year-old son dies

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Newsday

Gross failures over meningitis death

A hospital made "gross failures" over the death of schoolboy given paracetamol instead of antibiotics for meningitis, a coroner has ruled.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Prince Charles, Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, United Kingdom

Mon Jun 30, 2014

BBC News

Paracetamol for meningitis death boy

A schoolboy died from meningitis after a doctor gave him headache tablets instead of antibiotics, an inquest in Cardiff has heard.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Prince Charles

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