Flesh Eating Bacteria Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Holiday hell: 'I'd never seen anything like it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    QUEENSLANDERS are urging their government to legalise the ride-sharing service UberX as WA looks set to become the third Australian jurisdiction to do so. HUNDREDS of passengers have already fallen for this scam.

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  2. British man almost loses leg after contracting flesh-eating infection while travelling in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Metro UK News

    This couple's dream travels were ruined after the guy contracted a bug which started eating away at his leg. Ben Whiteside, 25, from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and his girlfriend Anneka Shally, 24, from Northampton, have spent the past three years teaching English in Hong Kong, China.

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  3. Backpacker's dream holiday turned to hell when flesh-eating bug ATE his legRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    Ben Whiteside and his girlfriend Anneka Shally were on a dream trip backpacking around Asia when he contracted a deadly bug that ATE his leg A woman has told her dream trip backpacking around Asia with her boyfriend turned to horror when he contracted a deadly bug that ATE his leg . Ben Whiteside, 25, and his girlfriend Anneka Shally, 24, have spent the past three years teaching English in Hong Kong, China.

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  4. Gowanus Canal Is Getting a 'Sponge Park' to Make It Slightly Less ToxicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | New York Magazine

    Brooklyn's favorite Superfund site , the Gowanus Canal, is getting a park where the waterway meets Second Street. Though it seems questionable that anyone would willingly visit a park near a toxic sewage stream, the 2,100-square-foot tract has a higher purpose: Known as Sponge Park, it will help soak up and block polluted runoff from flowing into the canal.

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  5. Facebook for Work is almost upon usRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Inquirer

    The firm reckons that the time blight will hit worker desktops in the next few months and will not be used for things like crushing candy or, presumably, assessing the global cat situation. Reuters is first with the news, hot from Julien Codorniou, director of global platform partnerships at Facebook , who explained that the system is very much like the consumer version, except it is designed to make users more productive.

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  6. IOC president Thomas Bach calls major sporting organisations to follow its leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Thurrock Gazette

    The International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has called on other major sporting organisations to follow its lead in the fight against corruption and doping. Bach believes the "good governance measures" and "zero-tolerance policies" adopted by the IOC - following its own controversies of the 1990s - can help to clean up the reputation of sports around the world following unsavoury recent events.

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  7. Poor water quality, Brazil's financial crisis and Russian doping...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Poor water quality, Brazil's financial crisis and Russian doping top IOC board meeting agenda ahead of 2016 Olympics in Rio Concerns over the finances and preparations for the Rio 2016 Games are set to dominate this week's meeting of the International Olympic Committee's executive board. Brazil is facing a financial crisis while several international federations have told the IOC they have serious concerns - including over the quality of the water in the sea and the rowing lake in the Brazilian city.

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  8. IOC set to discuss series of Rio 2016 preparation issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Concerns over preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympics are set to dominate this week's meeting of the International Olympic Committee's executive board. Brazil is facing a financial crisis while several international federations have told the IOC they have serious concerns - including over the quality of the water in the sea and rowing lake in the Brazilian city.

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  9. Atox Bio Enrolls First Patient In Phase III Study Of Potential...Read the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | BioSpace

    NESS ZIONA, Israel, December 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atox Bio, developer of immunomodulatory therapeutics for rapidly-progressing infectious diseases in critically ill patients, today announced that it has enrolled the first patient in its Phase 3 study to evaluate AB103 - the first-ever candidate developed for the treatment of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections , also known as 'flesh eating bacteria'. The ACCUTE study is conducted at approximately 40 centers in the U.S. and expects to enroll 290 patients who will receive around the clock coverage by highly experienced surgical teams and critical care support.

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  10. Rio's Olympic sailing, rowing events must be movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... that toilet. As we've already seen, Olympic sailor Erik Heil has been treated in a Berlin hospital for flesh eating bacteria after sailing in a test event there. It was thought the pollution only was close to shore. But new tests show that isn't the ...

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  11. Test: Rio Olympic water badly polluted, even far offshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | O-R Online

    In this December 2011 photo, Germany's Erik Heil and Thomas Ploessel compete in the men's 49er skiff gold fleet 1 race 10 at the Sailing Championships in Perth, Australia.

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  12. Test: Pollution in Rio's Olympic Waters Worse Than Previously ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete in during next year's games: He'd wear plastic overalls and peel them off when he was safely past the contaminated waters nearest shore. Heil, 26, was treated at a Berlin hospital for MRSA, a flesh-eating bacteria, shortly after sailing in an Olympic test event in Rio in August.

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  13. Test shows Rio Olympic water badly polluted, even far offshoreRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete in during next year's games: He'd wear plastic overalls and peel them off when he was safely past the contaminated waters nearest shore. Heil, 26, was treated at a Berlin hospital for MRSA, a flesh-eating bacteria, shortly after sailing in an Olympic test event in Rio in August.

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  14. International Sailing Federation says CEO has resignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The International Sailing Federation announced Wednesday that CEO Peter Sowrey has resigned after just five months on the job. ISAF, tasked with staging an Olympic regatta in the sewage-infested waters in Rio de Janeiro in eight months, didn't offer an explanation other than that Sowrey "has now decided to pursue other challenges suited to his background."

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  15. AP test: Rio Olympic water badly polluted, even far offshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | KFVS12

    Heil had to be treated at a Berlin h... . In this Nov. 10, 2015 photo, trash litters Rodrigo de Freitas Lake in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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  16. Sail Canada is confident in preparations for pollution issues in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    Sail Canada's executive director Paddy Boyd said the athletes will take every precaution to guard against getting sick from the polluted waters of Guanabara Bay, into which massive amounts of the city's untreated sewage flows. The dirty water in Rio has been a hot-button topic, and The Associated Press reported Wednesday that tests showed the city's Olympic waterways are rife with pathogens both offshore and near land.

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  17. 'An extreme environment': Tests find Rio 2016 Olympic waterways...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Canada.com

    Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete in during next year's games: He'd wear plastic overalls and peel them off when he was safely past the contaminated waters nearest shore. Heil, 26, was treated at a Berlin hospital for MRSA, a flesh-eating bacteria, shortly after sailing in an Olympic test event in Rio in August.

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  18. Rio badly polluted, even far offshore: AP testRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The China Post

    Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete in during next year's games: He'd wear plastic overalls and peel them off when he was safely past the contaminated waters nearest shore. Heil, 26, was treated at a Berlin hospital for MRSA, a flesh-eating bacteria, shortly after sailing in an Olympic test event in Rio in August.

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  19. AP test: Less than a year before Rio Olympics, water quality still deplorable - even offshoreRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Medina Gazette

    Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete in during next year's games: He'd wear plastic overalls and peel them off when he was safely past the contaminated waters nearest shore. Heil, 26, was treated at a Berlin hospital for MRSA, a flesh-eating bacteria, shortly after sailing in an Olympic test event in Rio in August.

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  20. Brazil Even More Full of Shit Than Previously BelievedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Gawker

    For months now, the AP has been valiantly searching for a stretch of Rio water that's not contaminated by trash, sewage and flesh-eating bacteria and so far-nothing. Which is terrible news for Olympic swimmers, sailors, rowers and canoers, who will have the added obstacle of not dying in order to win a medal this year.

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