As Congo's globe-threatening yellow fever pandemic explodes, they ask 'where is the vaccine?' – Washington Post

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Washington Post As Congo’s globe-threatening yellow fever pandemic explodes, they ask ‘where is the vaccine?’Washington PostKINSHASA, Congo — Here in Kinshasa they’re using bug spray to repel a pandemic. At first glance, it looks like a bloody ambush on civilians: dozens in uniform are storming into a bustling marketplace bearing on their shoulders what look ...

It's Dangerous to Swim or Sleep While Wearing Contact Lenses, CDC Says | The Weather Channel – The Weather Channel

21. August 2016 Health 0
The Weather Channel It’s Dangerous to Swim or Sleep While Wearing Contact Lenses, CDC Says | The Weather ChannelThe Weather ChannelPeople who swim or sleep in contact lenses have an increased risk of contracting corneal infections, CDC says. The CDC recommends that people avoid having contact lenses come into contact with tap, distilled or recreational ...

NIH official: Don't expect 'broad' Zika outbreak despite Florida cases; disease could hang around – Washington Times

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Washington TimesNIH official: Don’t expect ‘broad’ Zika outbreak despite Florida cases; disease could hang aroundWashington TimesFILE – In this Jan. 18, 2016, file photo, a female Aedes aegypti mosquito acquires a blood meal on the arm of a researcher at the Biomedical Sciences Institute in the Sao Paulo’s University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Aedes ...

Pregnant woman: No reprieve from worry over Zika – WCNC.com

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WCNC.comPregnant woman: No reprieve from worry over ZikaWCNC.comFlorida Gov. Rick Scott and Florida Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip announce five cases of Zika in Miami Beach, Aug. 19, 2016, Miami, Fla. (Photo: Angel Valentin, Getty Images). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. Pregnant women …The Beat, and the Bug Spray, Go On in South Beach Despite Zika ...

Texas sees 'unusual' spike in pregnancy-related deaths, study finds – KENS5.com

Texas sees 'unusual' spike in pregnancy-related deaths, study finds – KENS5.com KENS5.com Texas sees 'unusual' spike in pregnancy-related deaths, study findsKENS5.comTexas has seen an “unusual,” dramatic increase in the number of women who died from pregnancy-related causes in the past five years, according to a new study. The state's rate of maternal mortality nearly doubled ...

Hepatitis A Cases Linked to Strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Officials Say – NBC4 Washington

Hepatitis A Cases Linked to Strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Officials Say – NBC4 Washington NBC4 Washington Hepatitis A Cases Linked to Strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Officials SayNBC4 WashingtonThe Virginia Health Department is investigating a Hepatitis A cluster that is linked to Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations. News4's Darcy Spencer reports. (Published 18 minutes ago). ...

Should I Worry About Zika? Your Questions Answered – NBCNews.com

Should I Worry About Zika? Your Questions Answered – NBCNews.com NBCNews.com Should I Worry About Zika? Your Questions AnsweredNBCNews.comZika has now caused two outbreaks in the Miami area, infecting tourists from Texas, New York and Taiwan. The virus has infected hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people across Latin America and thousands have carried ...