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EHEC Outbreak in Germany May 2011
The ongoing outbreak of E.Coli O104:H4 originated in Germany in May 2011 after a number of people were infected following consumption of raw vegetables from a shop in Northern Germany. Further cases have been reported in a number of countries including Switzerland, Poland, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and the UK.
Fact Sheet on Recent Outbreaks of Swine Influenza in Humans
Symptoms are: fever, coughing, fatigue and generalised body ache...
Health insurance in a pill?
Vitamin D basks in the limelight as scientists discover its total body benefits…
HARMLESS COLD or the DREADED FLU? - How to stay healthy during the winter
A case of the flu is often confused with a cold: the symptoms are frequently played down and dismissed as being a harmless cold. This can have fatal consequences...
Worldwide concern as caesarean sections reach an all-time high
Caesarean sections (C-sections) have had a long and sometimes controversial history. Although seen as a more recent development, its origins date back millennia. From previously being considered a “last ditch resort” they are now performed with such frequency that many view them as routine.