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The flu epidemic in the UK: the number of people in intensive care has increased by 3 times

The flu epidemic in the UK: the number of people in intensive care has increased by 3 times

Recently in England and Wales, the number of cases of influenza has increased threefold, from 32.8 to 87.1 per 100,000 population, which is higher than last years epidemic, writes The Independent. Highest performance among students, according to the Royal College of Physicians in Birmingham. Infections occur mainly in the southern and central regions. The lowest incidence in the north. It is known that the lions share of people infected by the strain of the wine flu H1N1. However, there is...

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Cuba prepares for dengue fever

Cuba prepares for dengue fever

Cuban Ministry of Public Health has launched an intensive sanitation campaign. Goal of the campaign – the fight against mosquito Aedes Aegypti, able to carry dengue fever, according to Xinhua. An acute viral disease, occurring with fever, intoxication, itchy rash, pain in the joints (especially the knees), pain in the spine , muscle aches, decreased appetite, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, edema. Campaign will affect the most exposed to the spread of infection in the country. This...

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Researchers have equated obsession Justin Bieber to a measles epidemic

Researchers have equated obsession Justin Bieber to a measles epidemic

Enthusiasm for this young singer contagious measles. According to scientists from the University of Ottawa, "biberomaniya" or "Bieber Fever", a phenomenal extends among teens and children around the world, writes The National Post. Specialists turned to the formula that calculated the spread of infectious disease, in order to evaluate a cultural phenomenon that has no cultural and national boundaries. As the symptoms of the "Bieber Fever" scientists call...

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Canada on the verge of salmonella epidemic, warn doctors

Canada on the verge of salmonella epidemic, warn doctors

Experts are alarmed possibly fresh jalapeno and Serrano peppers, sold in several stores in Canada, may be contaminated with salmonella, CBC News reports with reference to the Canadian Food Inspection. Representatives of the agencies do not recommend eating peppers. If the product was purchased earlier, it is better to get rid of him. It is known that Salmonella cause disease, characterized by high fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea. In children, the elderly and...

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In Saratov observed epidemic of flu and acute respiratory viral infections in children

In Saratov observed epidemic of flu and acute respiratory viral infections in children

Although summer is usually – not the season for epidemics of SARS, in Saratov recorded epidemic of flu and acute respiratory viral infections (ARI) in children, according to RBC with reference to the regional administration Rospotrebnadzor. According to official data, the excess of the threshold level of the epidemic among all age groups of children currently at 34.9%. While the exact cause of an outbreak of SARS is not known, but doctors suspect that to blame improper behavior in hot...

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Intestinal infection spread to Poland

Intestinal infection spread to Poland

Main Sanitary Inspectorate of Poland said: Szczecin recorded the first case of intestinal infection, triggered by the bacterium E. coli, ITAR-TASS reported. Known to the victim – a woman 29 years old, living permanently in Germany, but arrived two weeks ago in Poland. In the country it came already with signs of illness, and therefore required immediate hospitalization. Now her life is not in danger. Visit to Germany resulted in hospitalization and two Poles. In view of the fact...

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