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Officials say this accounts for 2,920,000 - 3,510,00 medical visits to date and 69,300 - 83,500 hospitalizations. The weekly flu report published Friday by the Public Health Agency of Canada shows that from Dec. Antiviral drugs are the second line of defense against the flu, and anyone who are ill or are have high risks for flu complications are recommended to see a health care provider early on in the illness so they can be treated with the said drugs.
  • Rwanda advances self-testing in push towards zero new HIV infections

    Rwanda advances self-testing in push towards zero new HIV infections

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    More than 30,000,000 people are living with HIV, but only about 40% of them know they have the disease. "The PrEP [Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis] drug trials have been a real breakthrough", he said, referring to a new drug that can be taken by HIV-negative people before having sex to prevent them contracting the virus.
  • State's first case of AFM confirmed in Nebraska child

    State's first case of AFM confirmed in Nebraska child

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    AFM affects the nervous system, causing paralysis that can lead to potentially deadly respiratory failure. An additional 170 possible cases remain unconfirmed and under investigation. The CDC noted an odd pattern, in which there is a larger outbreak every two years. It has also convened a task force to get to the bottom of this mystery disease, and as CDC Director Robert Redfield, M.D., put it in a statement , "to actively detect, more effectively treat, and ultimately prevent AFM and its ...
  • National Australia Bank selects AWS as long-term strategic cloud provider

    National Australia Bank selects AWS as long-term strategic cloud provider

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    Earlier in his keynote address, Jassy also unveiled more than a dozen new products and services that could cement AWS' place as the leader in cloud computing. You can imagine the ML use cases. "It has certainly awoken the existing IT vendors to the risk that Amazon might become the new IBM as IBM once owned something like 90 percent of the IT business, as the potential to consolidate the market around Amazon now becomes a very real existential risk to the existing vendors".
  • Don't Eat Romaine Lettuce, Period — CDC

    Don't Eat Romaine Lettuce, Period — CDC

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    The alert comes after a reported 32 people in 11 states became ill from eating contaminated romaine. No deaths have been reported, it said. The contaminated lettuce is from the Yuma, Arizona region. That outbreak investigation was declared closed in February 2018 after nearly two months during which no illnesses were reported and various romaine lettuce samples tested negative for E.
  • Schumer wins another term as Democrats’ leader

    Schumer wins another term as Democrats’ leader

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    At Wednesday's news conference, McCarthy said he does not believe that the President is to blame for House Republicans losing their majority, but he conceded that the party has work to do to improve its standing with voters, particularly in suburban areas.
  • Breast cancer survival rates soar

    Breast cancer survival rates soar

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    Taking turns in various presentations on breast cancer at the Breast Cancer Information Day held in Accra, the breast cancer experts advocated regular examination of the breast as it contributes significantly to treatment outcomes. Almost 600 Chattanooga area walkers came together on Sunday at Chattanooga State for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
  • 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 so-called "target price" of these drugs, which include treatments for cancer, would be 126% of the average of what other countries pay. "For decades, other countries have rigged the system so that American patients are charged much more", President Trump said Thursday in a speech at the U.S.
  • Plus on mange bio, moins on a de risque de cancer

    Plus on mange bio, moins on a de risque de cancer

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    Manger fréquemment des aliments bio (issus d'une agriculture sans pesticides ni engrais chimiques) réduirait significativement les risques de développer un cancer, selon une étude publiée, hier lundi, dans le JAMA Internal Medicine , journal scientifique publié par l'American Medical Association.
  • Flu Vaccination Very Important For Pregnant Women Says CDC

    Flu Vaccination Very Important For Pregnant Women Says CDC

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    The first pediatric death of the 2018-19 flu season has been reported by the Florida Department of Health (FDH). Frank Belmonte, Advocate Children's Hospital. Rock says that they do have statistics that show since the invention of vaccines , the death rates and illnesses associated with communicable diseases have gone down drastically.
  • African Cancer Organisation marks Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness

    African Cancer Organisation marks Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness

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    To those who are fighting and love their Redskins, the opportunity to bond was viewed as something special. Melissa Rojas was a week away from her one-year wedding anniversary when she learned she had breast cancer. "Hower there are bright lights shining, and one is the reduction in breast cancer rates for African-American women, and it's something the city can be proud of".
  • IL investigating 9 ‘sporadic’ cases of polio-like illness in children

    IL investigating 9 ‘sporadic’ cases of polio-like illness in children

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    Among them is two-year-old Julia Payne, whose symptoms started off resembling those of a common cold. The children live in King, Pierce, Lewis, Snohomish and Skagit counties. "Illinois has monitored this syndrome since 2014 when it was first described by CDC". "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.
  • Justice Kavanaugh unlikely to heed calls for recusal

    Justice Kavanaugh unlikely to heed calls for recusal

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    Senator Joe Manchin, who was facing tough re-election campaign in red state West Virginia, was the only Democrat to vote for Kavanaugh's confirmation. Republican senate majority leader Mitch McConnell , a vocal supporter of Mr Kavanaugh during his protracted confirmation, says they have their opponents to thank.
  • 75% Indian Women shy away from Breast Cancer Screening

    75% Indian Women shy away from Breast Cancer Screening

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    The foundation is now working towards a goal of zero deaths from breast cancer in Australia by 2030. Among other recommendations, it says all women should begin having yearly mammograms by age 45, and can change to having mammograms every other year beginning at age 55.