Health


Wife of Ebola victim in Goma has the virus Wife of Ebola victim in Goma has the virus
- August 02, 2019

Yesterday, a one-year-old girl became the third patient to test positive for Ebola in the densely-populated DR Congo city of Goma , local officials said. More than 1,800 people have died from the disease in eastern DRC in the past year. In this Saturday, July 13, 2019 photo, health workers wearing protective gear check on a patient isolated in a plastic cube at an Ebola treatment center in Beni, Congo. (more...)
Harris introduces healthcare plan building on Medicare with 10-year transition Harris introduces healthcare plan building on Medicare with 10-year transition
- August 01, 2019

The issue has become a hot topic in the 2020 election cycle, as Americans named health care a top priority. "Right now, the American health care system is a patchwork of plans, providers and costs that have left people frustrated, powerless and insurance companies in charge", Ms Harris said in the post. (more...)
Tulsi Gabbard Wrecks Kamala Harris Over Abusive Prosecutorial Record Tulsi Gabbard Wrecks Kamala Harris Over Abusive Prosecutorial Record
- August 01, 2019

Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard has sought an apology from her fellow party lawmaker, Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris , alleging that people "suffered" when she was the attorney general of California . "History shows that and I am proud of those decisions". "That is why we created initiatives that were about re-entering former offenders and getting them counselling", she said. (more...)
Incurable Mosquito Borne West Nile Virus Confirmed in Texas Incurable Mosquito Borne West Nile Virus Confirmed in Texas
- August 01, 2019

The CDC recommends using insect repellent and wearing long-sleeved shirts and trousers while outside to help avoid contact with mosquitoes which could be carrying the virus. Local residents can register to receive email notifications whenever a new list of sampling results is published on the PA West Nile Virus Control Program website . (more...)
Second Ebola case in Congo's main eastern city dies Second Ebola case in Congo's main eastern city dies
- August 01, 2019

The population is not in danger and the situation is under control, said Giscard Kusema, a member of the press team of the presidency of the Democratic Republic of Congo ( DRC ), which leader Felix Tshisekedi led the campaign 12 days ago. (more...)
Instagram Influencer Found Dead In Suitcase In Russian Apartment Instagram Influencer Found Dead In Suitcase In Russian Apartment
- July 31, 2019

When the landlord opened the apartment front door for the parents of the 24-year-old, there was a big suitcase in the corridor with the legs of Karaglanova sticking out. No weapon was reportedly found at the scene and police said there were no signs of a struggle in the apartment. According to the outlet, Karaglanova had recently started a new relationship, and police were looking at jealousy as a possible motive. (more...)
Health officials announce uptick in mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling Health officials announce uptick in mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling
- July 30, 2019

After the positive tests for EEE virus in the sentinel chickens in Orange Couty, the health department said "the risk of transmission to humans has increased", CNN reported. The symptoms include seizures, disorientation or even a coma. If you have a summer vacation to Florida planned in the next few days, you'll want to take precautions to protect yourself from mosquitoes. (more...)
Shooting reported at annual garlic festival in California Shooting reported at annual garlic festival in California
- July 29, 2019

SWAT teams have been deployed to the area. Natalie Martinez, a Gilroy Resident, told the Mercury News that she had gone to get food and separated from her two daughters. A shooting Sunday afternoon at the Gilroy Garlic Festival claimed at least three lives, with multiple others injured. ATF San Francisco's field division is also assisting , according to a tweet from the agency. (more...)
Cycle rally held to create awareness on hepatitis in Hyderabad Cycle rally held to create awareness on hepatitis in Hyderabad
- July 29, 2019

Viral hepatitis is one of the leading causes of death globally, accounting for 1.34m deaths per year. It is caused by different types of viruses, hepatitis is of 5 types, namely hepatitis A , B, C, D, and E. The good part is that the disease can be treated if diagnosed with. Speaking at the function, Minister Radheshyam noted that health related issues are also among the many issues that pose threat to the Manipuri society nowadays. (more...)
West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in Lucas County West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in Lucas County
- July 28, 2019

West Nile virus can affect any age group. Public Health Officials say multiple mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus in Pueblo. The local health district, however, urges residents to "act now to avoid catching the disease". (more...)
EU Ebola funding to the Democratic Republic of Congo increased EU Ebola funding to the Democratic Republic of Congo increased
- July 28, 2019

A resurgence of activity from armed groups is a concern in all of the outbreak area, and increased activity of Allied Democratic Forces has led to continuous clashes with Armed Forces of the DRC-another rebel group-northeast of Beni in the Oicha and Erengeti areas. (more...)
DRC Ebola Outbreak: Violence, mistrust hampers trial vaccine reach DRC Ebola Outbreak: Violence, mistrust hampers trial vaccine reach
- July 27, 2019

It is often fatal. "Our livestock farmers sell their cattle in the DR Congo", he noted. "We are working to prevent the spread of Ebola but we are not working in all the areas". Moreover, for the past few months, Ebola has killed more than 1.5 thousand residents of the Congo, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the UNN. (more...)
Beyoncé Reveals Her Exact Weight Prior to Strict Coachella Diet Beyoncé Reveals Her Exact Weight Prior to Strict Coachella Diet
- July 27, 2019

The weighing scales show that her weight is 175lbs (roughly 79kg) and she proclaims; "Every woman's nightmare. Long way to go", she shares. Speaking in a new YouTube video, Beyoncé - who also has daughter Blue Ivy , seven, with husband Jay Z - said: "I'm back on the stage after giving birth to twins". (more...)
NC man dies from brain-eating amoeba he got at waterpark NC man dies from brain-eating amoeba he got at waterpark
- July 27, 2019

From the nose, the CDC says, the organism travels up to the brain where it destroys tissue. "Very rarely, infections have been reported when people submerge their heads or get water up their nose, cleanse their noses during religious practices, or irrigate their sinuses (nose) using contaminated tap or faucet water". (more...)
Climate Change Responsible For The Spread Of Multidrug-Resistant Superbug Climate Change Responsible For The Spread Of Multidrug-Resistant Superbug
- July 27, 2019

According to a CDC fact sheet , the fungus can cause "blood stream infections " and is often spread in hospitals and between nursing home patients. As a substitute, it popped up simultaneously in different parts of the world, together with India, South Africa, and South America. (more...)
Light pollution may be increasing West Nile virus spillover from wild birds Light pollution may be increasing West Nile virus spillover from wild birds
- July 26, 2019

Stanislaus County health officials have reported a serious case of west Nile illness as prime conditions for the virus create a threat to the public. "We also encourage everyone to remove any standing water that may harbor mosquitoes or call 311 for standing water they can not manage themselves", Barbot said. (more...)
DRC Ebola crisis poses global threat DRC Ebola crisis poses global threat
- July 24, 2019

In what is considered as the second deadliest Ebola outbreak, about 1700 people died in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), owning to the symptoms of Ebola virus. While the vaccine is in fact 97% effective, it is important to note that not everybody is vaccinated. Since August previous year, Ebola has killed more than 1,700 of the 2,500 people infected in DR Congo in the second-biggest epidemic since more than 11,300 people died between 2014 and 2016 in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. (more...)
Congolese Ebola expert takes over as health minister resigns Congolese Ebola expert takes over as health minister resigns
- July 24, 2019

Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday last week declared the Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo a "public emergency of global concern". Delivering a statement in Parliament this afternoon, Health and Wellness Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, explained that the declaration signals that there is an extraordinary event which has been determined, to constitute a public health risk to other States through the global spread of disease; and to potentially require a coordinated ... (more...)
An Aspirin A Day Without Rx: Side Effects Surpass Any Benefits An Aspirin A Day Without Rx: Side Effects Surpass Any Benefits
- July 24, 2019

The research run counter to what doctors for many years had recommended: a daily 75 to 100 milligrams aspirin to prevent strokes or heart attacks. Adults over 70 without heart disease, along with younger people who have an increased risk of bleeding, should avoid regular aspirin. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren Predicts Another Economic Downturn Elizabeth Warren Predicts Another Economic Downturn
- July 23, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren published a Medium post on Monday expressing her concern for the United States economy, and how she would prevent the next downturn. Warren said household and corporate debts are high and manufacturing is in a recession, and the federal government is expected to reach its debt ceiling again as early as September. (more...)

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