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Confirming the details, Dr Farooq Jan Medical Superintendent SKIMS said that so far nine people have died due to H1N1 since September at the only tertiary care hospital. One death was associated with an influenza A (H3) virus, one death was associated with an influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 virus and one death was associated with an influenza A virus for which no subtyping was performed.
  • Maine CDC encourages people to get tested on World AIDS Day

    Maine CDC encourages people to get tested on World AIDS Day

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    According to aids.ua , in 2019, more than one million rapid HIV tests will be delivered to Ukraine. Chairman, Governing Board of National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Mrs Pauline Tallen, gave the assurance at the flag-off of a medical outreach to IDPs in Kuchingoro camp Abuja in commemoration of this year's World AIDS Day with the theme; " Know Your Status ".
  • CDD Ghana Pushes For Voluntary Testing On World AIDS Day

    CDD Ghana Pushes For Voluntary Testing On World AIDS Day

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    Only one other MP has ever announced they have the HIV virus - former Labour cabinet minister Chris Smith, who revealed it in a newspaper in 2005. Speaking from the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, she said: "The UK is helping millions of people access antiretroviral therapy and supporting HIV prevention in some of the world's poorest countries".
  • First confirmed case of AFM reported to DHHS

    First confirmed case of AFM reported to DHHS

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    Most AFM patients became ill between August and October, and according to the CDC , the number of illnesses has peaked every other fall since 2014. Two cases have been confirmed in Iowa. Robert R. Redfield in a statement last week. Almost three months after he arrived at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario suffering from a rare polio-like condition, a four-year-old boy is back home and preparing for school.
  • Bitcoin rallies as Amazon embraces blockchain

    Bitcoin rallies as Amazon embraces blockchain

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    The announcement of ARM-based AWS server chips will help Amazon reduce its reliance on Intel's data center processors, challenging the hardware giant through competitive costs. Reinforcement learning is a powerful type of deep learning capable of optimizing decisions in complex environments without requiring any labeled training data in order to achieve a long term goal.
  • Romaine Lettuce Is Not Safe To Eat Whatsoever, CDC Warns

    Romaine Lettuce Is Not Safe To Eat Whatsoever, CDC Warns

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    It has not caused any deaths yet, but did send 13 people to the hospital. One person developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failure. It can take a week for symptoms to appear in some cases and by then, asking someone to recall everything they ate the week before might be hard and thus, impact a health agency's comfort in taking action against a particular source of the outbreak, Neumann said.
  • Local man uses his story to raise awareness for male breast cancer

    Local man uses his story to raise awareness for male breast cancer

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    In The Middle Place , acclaimed essayist Kelly Corrigan opens up about life, marriage, motherhood, family, and what it was like to learn her father had late-stage cancer shortly after being diagnosed with breast cancer herself. Global Breast Cancer Therapeutics Market 2018 study report covers all major geographical regions and sub-regions in the world and concentrates on product sales, value, market size and growth opportunities in these regions.
  • Trump Seeks To Base Medicare Drug Prices On Lower Overseas Rates

    Trump Seeks To Base Medicare Drug Prices On Lower Overseas Rates

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    The US, he said, spends more than Dollars 1 billion a year on two drugs to treat bone disease . CMS estimates that the Target Price would produce about a 30% savings over total spending for the selected Part B drugs . "President Trump asked us to fix this problem and here's how we plan to do it". Foreign countries, he said, even threaten to disrespect USA patents if they are not given cheaper prices on drugs.
  • Vikings ease Griffen in, unsure if he plays against Saints

    Vikings ease Griffen in, unsure if he plays against Saints

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    He was scheduled to speak with reporters afterward. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Thursday no determination had been made yet on whether Griffen will play Sunday. "It felt great to see my guys, man", Griffen said after practice. You've got to appreciate the little things in life. "We're just going to see how he comes back, " Zimmer said.
  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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    The fire chief said his mother was a breast cancer survivor and that numerous firefighters in the department have family members or friends who have dealt with breast cancer. "If you're concerned about your risk, the first step is to consult your doctor about earlier screening". What many people might not be aware of is how much information about breast cancer treatment is outdated or false.
  • Chicago girl diagnosed with rare polio-like disease

    Chicago girl diagnosed with rare polio-like disease

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    The condition has gained attention in the past week after the parents of a 2-year-old Batavia girl came forward to share their story to raise awareness. "The CDC has indicated there might be some increases in cases, and in mid-September we advised health care providers to be vigilant and report to the health department so that we can pass on the information to the CDC", Arnold said.
  • Legislators sponsor metastatic breast cancer bill

    Legislators sponsor metastatic breast cancer bill

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    Through the diligent work of breast cancer advocates from both the Maine Breast Cancer Coalition and Pink Aroostook at Cary Medical Center, both of Maine's USA representatives, Democrat Chellie Pingree and Republican Bruce Poliquin, have signed on as cosponsors of the House version of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act (HR 6114).
  • Rare Polio-Like Illness Strikes 6 Minnesota Children

    Rare Polio-Like Illness Strikes 6 Minnesota Children

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    The Minnesota Department of Health has issued an advisory to doctors after six children were diagnosed with a rare disorder that affects the spinal cord. Nine cases of AFM were reported in Washington state in 2016. "Parents described their kids as dizzy, wobbly and having jerky movements", Herlihy said.
  • FBI investigation into Kavanaugh is 'uncharted territory,' expert says

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    And as the nine-hour marathon wrapped up, Mr Trump weighed in to stand by his man. "Judge Kavanaugh showed America exactly why I nominated him", he tweeted, minutes after the hearing adjourned. Chris Coons (D-DE). Other Judiciary Democrats shuffled in and out of the side room, as did Republican members of the committee. Ford told senators she has no doubt that it was Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh who accosted her on a bed at a party in 1982.
  • 2 'detainees' drown as van swept into SC flood waters

    2 'detainees' drown as van swept into SC flood waters

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    Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson confirmed to The Associated Press early Wednesday the victims were Windy Wenton, 45, and Nicolette Green, 43. Two deputies tried to help the victims, but the floodwater rapidly rose and the deputies couldn't open the doors, according to the sheriff's office.
  • CDC gives recommendations on upcoming flu season

    CDC gives recommendations on upcoming flu season

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    Meanwhile, Delaware is reporting its first cases of the season, a month earlier than a year ago. The price of flu vaccine will vary from $35 to $75, depending on the individual's age and the type of vaccine used. "If you haven't gotten a flu shot, it's never too late", she said. The vaccines we utilize today are approved by the Food and Drug Administration and are very safe.
  • Fraser Heath investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey, B.C.

    Fraser Heath investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey, B.C.

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    New Hampshire health officials have ordered a Hampton beach hotel to take immediate steps to remove a potentially deadly bacteria from its water system. Symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, severe fatigue, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and resemble symptoms often found in cases of pneumonia. DHHS and the CDC will continue the investigation throughout the Labor Day weekend, including additional environmental testing and conducting interviews and re-interviews with the individuals who ...
  • MI health department says one dead from West Nile

    MI health department says one dead from West Nile

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    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) made the announcement Thursday, saying all but one of the people diagnosed with the virus have been hospitalized. When outdoors use EPA-registered insect repellents such as those that contain DEET, IR3535, or Picaridin. Wear loose-fitting clothes with long sleeves and trousers.