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CDC: Puerto Rico seeing mounting cases of Zika virus infection

Washington Post - ‎21 hours ago‎
One case involved a woman in the first trimester of pregnancy, and another occurred in a patient hospitalized for Guillain-Barré syndrome, a potentially paralyzing condition that has followed Zika infections in some patients. The CDC said the ...

Woman develops potentially life-threatening infection after pedicure in Winnipeg spa

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
A week later, her leg became so badly infected paramedics transported her to hospital from the Toronto airport moments before she was to board a flight to Italy.
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New experimental test detects signs of Lyme disease near time of infection

Phys.Org - ‎20 hours ago‎
Deer, or black-legged, ticks can transmit Lyme disease to humans during feeding, when they insert their mouth parts into the skin.
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Girl Remains Partially Paralyzed After Enterovirus Infection

WBT - ‎7 hours ago‎
(GARDENDALE, Ala.) -- An Alabama woman said her daughter remains partially paralyzed 18 months after being infected with enterovirus D68.

Family says $3000 puppy from Furry Babies had fatal worm infection

Gazettextra - ‎17 hours ago‎
Roundworms are a common dog intestinal parasite that puppies can contract at birth, from suckling a mother dog infected with the worms or from ingesting worm eggs from fecal matter or other sources, according an initial veterinary report given to Pekol ...
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Here's Why You Keep Getting UTIs

Refinery29 - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
There's nothing quite like a urinary tract infection (UTI) to take the wind out of your sexy sails. One week you're enjoying getting intimate with your partner.

High rate of infections found at Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital

Santa Rosa Press Democrat - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
In the state's latest assessment of hospital-associated infections, Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital reported a high rate of infections caused by a nasty intestinal bacterium that is often caused by the overuse or misuse of antibiotics. In 2014 ...

Lauren Jauregui Performs Through a Knee Infection

J-14 Magazine - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The members of Fifth Harmony are all dedicated performers, but we were still impressed that Lauren Jauregui was so dedicated to her Dubai Harmonizers that she still danced with an injured knee!

Proper ventilation reduces infection spread in OR

Mehr News Agency - English Version - ‎14 hours ago‎
Each year, about 1500 people die from air-borne infection in hospitals. Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, are now working actively to tackle this problem and reduce the level of air-borne bacteria in the operating room to a ...

4 Orange County hospitals report high rate of potentially deadly infection

OCRegister - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
According to a report released Wednesday by the department of public health, 327 California hospitals reported 10,588 cases of Clostridium difficile in 2014 - far more than any other type of infection that patients commonly acquire, including MRSA.
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'Everyone is catching it': Venezuelans fear the worst as Zika infections rise

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
All the medical staff the Guardian spoke to at the Libertador clinic said they had been strictly instructed not to give any details on the number of patients confirmed infected. The official health ministry count of the number of Zika infections ...

Doctors Narrow In On Increasing Infections In Hospitals

CBS Local - ‎13 hours ago‎
SANTA MONICA (CBSLA.com) - Doctors now understand why so many patients in California hospitals are coming down with dangerous infections. They say it's a bacteria that is causing the problem, and it is easy to prevent it. “It continues to be an ...
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Viral Infection Linked To Coral Reef Deaths: Study Finds Herpes-Like Virus May Cause Coral Bleaching

Tech Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Scientists at the Oregon State University have discovered a potential link between the occurrence of widespread coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef and an explosion of viruses in the area.

Hospital Infection Rates Are On The Downslide (With One Troubling Exception)

California Healthline - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Hospitals and other health care facilities have been known as hotbeds of infection for years. The industry, with government prompting, has zeroed in on a cleanup.

UW-Madison research team starts work on Zika virus infection

News-Medical.net - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
That planning will soon culminate in some of the first experiments studying Zika virus in monkeys, conducted by a broad UW-Madison team that includes the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center and expertise in infectious disease, pregnancy and ...

Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China

World Health Organization - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
On 5 February 2016, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of 28 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus, including five deaths. Onset dates ranged from 21 ...
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Zika virus infection danger will increase as weather gets warmer

New York Daily News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
There's “virtually no risk” of contracting the mosquito-born Zika virus in New York right now - but officials are concerned that could change when the weather gets warmer, Mayor de Blasio said Thursday.
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174 Ursinus College students suffer from stomach infection

6abc.com - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
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Report: Hospital-Acquired Infection Rates Improve In San Diego

KPBS - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The annual Hospital Infection Report, released this week by the California Department of Public Health, found that 392 acute-care hospitals reported 19,200 healthcare-associated infections in 2014. Another 34 hospitals showed significant progress in ...
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Polo pony in California succumbs to EHV-1 infection

Horsetalk - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
A polo mare in Riverside County, California, has been euthanized after developing neurological problems associated with equine herpesvirus-1 infection. The California Department of Food and Agriculture said the 14-year-old mare was euthanized last ...
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