Utah Government Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Unique Zika case of Utah caregiver under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Yahoo!

    Health authorities in Utah are investigating a unique case of Zika found in a person who had been caring for a relative who had an unusually high level of the virus in his blood. The elderly relative who died after contracting Zika abroad had amounts of the virus in his blood more than 100,000 times higher than other samples of infected people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  2. Unusual US Zika virus case baffles expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | BBC News

    Experts are trying to work out exactly how a US carer has caught Zika after tending to a dying elderly man with the virus. Until now it was thought that only mosquitoes and sex spread Zika, as well as the risk of mother-to-child transmission in the womb.

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  3. My view: Tuberculosis still a threat todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Deseret News

    Since 2004, countries that receive investments from the Global Fund to Fight HIV, TB and Malaria have seen a 29 percent decrease in the death rate from TB, proving that TB can be managed and in many cases contained. Since 2004, countries that receive investments from the Global Fund to Fight HIV, TB and Malaria have seen a 29 percent decrease in the death rate from TB, proving that TB can be managed and in many cases contained.

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  4. Zika mystery widens as Utah caregiver contracts virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Thanh Nein News

    Material to prevent Zika infection by mosquitoes are displayed at the 69th World Health Assembly at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, May 23, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Denis Balibouse U.S. health officials are investigating the mysterious case of a person in Utah who contracted Zika while caring for an elderly man infected with the virus who died last month.

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  5. Press Digest- New York Times business news - July 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Reuters

    The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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  6. Navajo leaders focus on public safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Farmington Daily Times

    Navajo leaders focus on public safety Comments, concerns about public safety continued throughout the first day of the summer session in Window Rock, Ariz. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez, center, arrives on Monday to the Council Chambers in Window Rock, Ariz., with fellow participants in the Running for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation group.

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  7. Store decor company to expand in Cedar CityRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Deseret News

    Decorworx and the Governor's Office of Economic Development announced that the company will expand its operations in Utah, adding up to 164 jobs to the community and producing an expected capital investment of $11.5 million. Founded in Cedar City 20 years ago, Decorworx specializes in customized decor that reflects a store's brand and targeted demographics.

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  8. CDC Assisting Utah Investigation of Zika Virus InfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Insurance Journal West

    The Centers for Disease Control is assisting in the investigation of a case of Zika in a Utah resident who is a family contact of the elderly Utah resident who died in late June. The deceased patient had traveled to an area with Zika and lab tests showed he had uniquely high amounts of virus - more than 100,000 times higher than seen in other samples of infected people - in his blood, according to the CDC.

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  9. Health officials investigate Utah Zika deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | CNN

    The mosquito-borne Zika virus is spreading around the globe. Researchers are learning new information about the virus every day.

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  10. Federal government to Utah: Take additional comment on Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Salt Lake Tribune

    At the request of the federal government, Utah is taking additional comments on its plan to extend Medicaid coverage to 9,000 to 11,000 more Utahns. State officials sent their proposal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services earlier this month after holding a public comment period that garnered more than 130 remarks.

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  11. Toxic algal bloom impacting people, animals and farms in 2 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Deseret News

    More than 330 people and animals were exposed to toxins caused by a large algal bloom that erupted at Utah Lake and spread to the Jordan River system, prompting advisories to stay out of the water and causing concerns over farmers' crops. Riverton shut down its secondary water system, and the Welby Jacob Canal Co.

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  12. Debate: Mr. Lee Goes to Cleveland ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Fitting that Mike Lee, one of few Rs to attempt constructive populism, would be last R politician standing against authoritarian populism. Saturday, the Tribune editorial said some Utahns were wrong to skip the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

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  13. Strange New Case Might Change What We Know About ZikaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | National Geographic

    A caregiver in Utah didn't contract Zika from a mosquito or sex, leading health officials to investigate a new route to transmission. The Aedes aegypti mosquito, a species that transmits Zika, is photographed through a microscope at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, known as Fiocruz, in Recife, Brazil.

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  14. A Case Of Zika Apparently Spread From A Patient To A Family CaregiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | News 88.9 KNPR

    It's been thought that the Zika virus spreads only through mosquito bites or sexual contact. But someone in Utah appears to have caught Zika another way - while caring for an elderly family member infected with the virus.

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  15. More on the new Utah Zika caseRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Crofs Blogs

    Via the Utah Department of Health, a news release: Public Health Officials Investigating Unique Case of Zika . Excerpt and then a comment: Utah health officials confirmed today a new case of Zika in Utah and have launched an investigation to determine how the person became infected.

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  16. RNC tribute video misspells names of two late Utah RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Deseret News

    The names of four Utahns were included in a memorial video shown Monday at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. However, two of the Utahns honored, former Utah Speaker of the House Becky Lockhart and former Gov. Olene Walker , were incorrectly identified.

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  17. Utah Reports Zika Infection In Person Who Cared For Man With VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Medical Daily

    A caregiver for an elderly Utah man who died while infected with Zika tested positive for the virus but has recovered, health officials said on Monday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it has confirmed that a person who helped care for the man who died last month while infected with Zika contracted the virus.

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  18. Toxic algae bloom spreading in Utah river, canalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | UPI

    The toxic algae bloom in Utah's Jordan River is extending north into the river system, state officials said Monday. "The Jordan River and all canals in the county are potentially unsafe for people and animals," the Department of Environmental Quality said in a release.

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  19. In medical mystery, caregiver gets Zika from man who diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " A Utah man who became the first person in the continental U.S. to die after being infected with the Zika virus passed it to a caregiver, creating a medical mystery about how it spread between them, health officials said Monday. The two people did not have sexual contact and the type of mosquito that mainly spreads the virus is not found in the high-altitude area where they live, the Salt Lake County Health Department said.

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  20. Zika Mystery Case Raises Questions about New Transmission RouteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Scientific American

    Local and national officials said Monday they were surprised to learn that an elderly Utah resident, who died in late June after a bout with Zika , may have infected a family member who cared for him during his illness. The circumstances of the second infection raise thorny questions about possible new routes of transmission for Zika, which has only been known to spread through mosquito bites and sexual contact.

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