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  • Another person succumbs to swine flu in Prakasam - The Hindu

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    31 Jan 2015 | 9:11 pm
    Another person succumbs to swine flu in PrakasamThe HinduThe swine flu threat is looming large over the State, with one more death reported in Ongole on Saturday, increasing the toll to three in Prakasam district alone. A few more patients tested positive in Anantapur, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam and more »
  • After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

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    Rebecca Hersher
    31 Jan 2015 | 2:04 pm
    Greg O'Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. "More and more I don't recognize people," he says.» E-Mail This
  • Effort on Ebola Hurt W.H.O. Chief

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    6 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Critics of Margaret Chan have said she lets governments around the world steer the W.H.O. to fit their own needs, instead of firmly taking the helm as the world’s doctor in chief.
  • NASA launches Earth-observing satellite on third try

    L.A. Times - Science
    31 Jan 2015 | 2:06 pm
    Amid growing concern about global weather patterns, a rocket roared into space Saturday carrying a NASA satellite that will give scientists new tools to forecast weather, track drought and monitor climate change.
  • First flu-related death reported in Napa County, fifth in Bay Area

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    By Bay City News Service
    25 Jan 2015 | 8:59 am
    The first flu-related death in Napa County this season was reported Friday night, according to county public health officials.
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  • Another person succumbs to swine flu in Prakasam - The Hindu

    31 Jan 2015 | 9:11 pm
    Another person succumbs to swine flu in PrakasamThe HinduThe swine flu threat is looming large over the State, with one more death reported in Ongole on Saturday, increasing the toll to three in Prakasam district alone. A few more patients tested positive in Anantapur, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam and more »
  • Tea vendors make a killing of swine flu scare - The Hindu

    31 Jan 2015 | 4:11 pm
    Tea vendors make a killing of swine flu scareThe HinduWith the swine flu scare continuing to haunt people, a few tea vendors in the town have come up with new marketing strategies to make a quick buck by publicising green tea as a natural drink to stimulate immune system to keep diseases, including
  • Can homeo medicine stave off swine flu? - The Hindu

    31 Jan 2015 | 4:09 pm
    Daily MailCan homeo medicine stave off swine flu?The HinduAmong the many forms of alternative medicine that have pitched claims of a cure, homeopathy definitely seems to have stolen a march over the others. Banners declaring the availaib-ility of swine flu preventive medicines are found across Hyderabad.Rajasthan's swine flu death toll for January equals the entire number killed Daily MailSix more swine flu deaths in Gujarat; 37 this monthEconomic TimesSwine Flu: 6 more deaths in Gujarat, toll rises to 37Daily News & AnalysisTimes of India -Zee News -Chandigarh Tribuneall 100…
  • Private hospitals creating swine flu panic: CMO - Times of India

    31 Jan 2015 | 1:16 pm
    Private hospitals creating swine flu panic: CMOTimes of IndiaA resident of Sector 51, Tripti Singh, didn't know that the swine flu test ought to be done in specific laboratories. "On Monday, my eight-year-old son got mild fever with cough and cold. I went to a private hospital, where the doctor advised to get and more »
  • 27 swine flu deaths in Telangana this month - Economic Times

    31 Jan 2015 | 9:51 am
    27 swine flu deaths in Telangana this monthEconomic TimesHYDERABAD: As many as 549 people tested positive for swine flu infection in Telangana in January while 27 people died due to the disease or "related complications", the state government today said. A total of 1,581 samples were tested between January 1 ...and more »
 
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  • After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

    Rebecca Hersher
    31 Jan 2015 | 2:04 pm
    Greg O'Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. "More and more I don't recognize people," he says.» E-Mail This
  • Why Do We Love Football So Much? Theater Tackles Tough Questions

    April Dembosky
    31 Jan 2015 | 2:31 am
    A play based on interviews with former NFL players, their families and fans digs deep: What's so fun about a sport that devastates bodies and brains? And what if it can't be made safer?» E-Mail This
  • By Impersonating Her Mom, A Comedian Grows Closer To Her

    Alix Spiegel
    30 Jan 2015 | 1:39 pm
    Human relationships are entanglements, and those connections often aren't clear to us at all. When Maria Bamford impersonated her mom, she realized what she loved about her — and about herself.» E-Mail This
  • Jeremy The Koala, Rescued From Australian Brush Fire, Goes Home

    Scott Neuman
    30 Jan 2015 | 9:36 am
    The animal had suffered burns to his paws in the blaze that swept through the Adelaide area earlier this month. After a full recovery, he has been released back into the wild.» E-Mail This
  • Could This Virus Be Good For You?

    Richard Harris
    30 Jan 2015 | 1:17 am
    Scientists studying HIV and Ebola have noticed another virus hitching along for the ride in some blood samples. Now they're trying to figure out whether the lurker helps the body fend off disease.» E-Mail This
 
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  • First flu-related death reported in Napa County, fifth in Bay Area

    By Bay City News Service
    25 Jan 2015 | 8:59 am
    The first flu-related death in Napa County this season was reported Friday night, according to county public health officials.
  • Avian flu confirmed in commercial turkey flock in Central California

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    25 Jan 2015 | 8:55 am
    Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California.
  • It's not too late to get a flu shot

    <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">By Melissa Murphy, Vacaville Reporter
    21 Jan 2015 | 11:08 am
    Health officials are seeing an increase in flu activity and encourage all residents to get flu shots and to take other measures to prevent the spread of the potentially deadly disease.Though the flu season has been relatively mild in the Bay Area so far but it has seen four flu deaths confirmed this week.
  • Deadly flu season spurs some Bay Area hospitals to restrict visitors

    <p class="bylinejb">By Tracy Seipel<br /></p><p class="bylineaffiliation"><a href='mailto:tseipel@mercurynews.com'>tseipel@mercurynews.com</a>
    20 Jan 2015 | 2:51 pm
    The flu season has turned deadly in the Bay Area, with four flu-related fatalities reported so far this month, and now some hospitals are adding precautions to keep the virus from spreading.
  • El Camino Hospital limits visits to avoid spreading the flu

    <p class="bylinejb">By Judy Peterson<br /></p><p class="bylineaffiliation"><a href='mailto:jpeterson@community-newspapers.com'>jpeterson@community-newspapers.com</a>
    20 Jan 2015 | 8:09 am
    El Camino Hospital has implemented temporary visiting restrictions at its Los Gatos and Mountain View hospitals due to an uptick in flu cases.
 
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  • Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China

    27 Jan 2015 | 2:03 am
    On 23 January 2015, the Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region notified WHO of 1 additional laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus. The patient is a 79-year-old male who developed symptoms on 19 January and consulted a private doctor on the same day. He attended the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) of Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital on 22 January. Then, the patient was transferred to the Hospital Authority Infectious Disease Centre in Princess Margaret Hospital for further management and isolation. He has been in…
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Oman

    23 Jan 2015 | 3:16 am
    On 17 January 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of Oman notified WHO of 1 additional case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. A 43-year-old male from Dakhelyia Region. The patient is a direct contact of a laboratory-confirmed, fatal MERS-CoV case and was identified through contact screening. He was admitted to hospital on 16 January and discharged on 19 January but the patient remains asymptomatic. He has no comorbidities. The patient visited the fatal case at home and participated in the funeral rites. He has no history of exposure to other known risk…
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

    20 Jan 2015 | 2:15 am
    Between 6 and 9 January 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) notified WHO of 5 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 1 death. Cases are listed by date of reporting, with the most recent case listed first.
  • Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China

    19 Jan 2015 | 2:03 am
    On 13 January 2015, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of 15 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, including 3 deaths. WHO continues to closely monitor the H7N9 situation and conduct risk assessment. So far, the overall risk associated with the H7N9 virus has not changed.
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Oman

    16 Jan 2015 | 3:16 am
    Between 7 and 10 January 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of Oman notified WHO of 2 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 1 death. Contact tracing of household contacts and healthcare contacts is ongoing for these cases.
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  • Andhra Pradesh News on February 1, 2015

    31 Jan 2015 | 7:10 pm
    Parliamentary team visiting city on Sunday The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology and Environmental and Forests led by Rajya Sabha Member Ashwani Kumar will be visiting here on Sunday afternoon for a two day visit. The committee will hear views of various stake holders on the subject of environment and pollution in the city.
  • Four more die of swine flu in Telangana, Andhra

    31 Jan 2015 | 9:40 am
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  • One more person in TN hospitalised for H1N1 influenza

    31 Jan 2015 | 8:02 am
    A man today tested positive for H1N1 influenza and admitted to the Government Hospital here, taking the total number of persons undergoing treatment for the swine flu to four. A man today tested positive for H1N1 influenza and admitted to the Government Hospital here, taking the total number of persons undergoing treatment for the swine flu to four.
  • Six More Swine Flu Deaths in Gujarat, 37 This Month

    31 Jan 2015 | 7:52 am
    Swine flu today claimed six lives in Gujarat, taking the toll in the state this month to 37. "Six persons died today -- three in Kutch region and one each in Ahmedabad, Surat and Anand. The total number of deaths in January has reached 37," said health commissioner J P Gupta.
  • 27 Swine Flu Deaths Reported in Telangana in January

    31 Jan 2015 | 7:48 am
    As many as 549 people tested positive for swine flu infection in Telangana in January while 27 people died due to the disease or "related complications", the state government today said. A total of 1,581 samples were tested between January 1 to January 30, it said.
 
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  • Week’s Top Stories: January 24 - 30, 2015

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    30 Jan 2015 | 4:00 am
    Holistic Balance Sheet Management: Ensuring Added Value; Introduction to Videocast Series: A holistic approach that optimizes the use of the two traditionally separate areas of balance sheet management (reinsurance and investment strategy) can make a significant difference to (re)insurers’ financial results. (Re)insurers should seek to address both the asset and liability sides of the balance [...]
  • GC Videocast - Managing Volatility by Breaking Down Silos

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    28 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    In the third video of the Holistic Balance Sheet Management series, Andrew Cox, Capital Optimization, Guy Carpenter, and Niall Clifford, Financial Strategy Group, Mercer, give their overview on how increasing investment risk can introduce capital and earnings volatility. Despite the resultant volatility, taking on additional market risk can be extremely capital efficient for insurance companies as [...]
  • Winter Storm – January 26 – 28, 2015 - Update

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    28 Jan 2015 | 1:15 pm
    The intense coastal storm is now clearing Atlantic Canada and steadily weakening. Blizzard and winter storm warnings have been discontinued, although winter weather advisories remain for select areas of New England. This storm lived up to expectations as an intense, impactful, and historic coastal storm, despite challenges on the forecast track and the especially sharp [...]
  • GC Videocast - Linking Risk Appetite to Strategy

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    27 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    In the second video in the Holistic Balance Sheet Management series, Andrew Cox, Capital Optimization, Guy Carpenter and Niall Clifford, Financial Strategy Group, Mercer, explore how companies should approach investment risk and the link between investment strategy, risk appetite and reinsurance strategy. A key focus for insurance companies should be to link their investment strategy [...]
  • Winter Storm – January 26-27, 2015

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    27 Jan 2015 | 12:10 pm
    A deep coastal storm formed off the Outer Banks on January 26, 2015 and moved northward to impact many areas of the U.S. Northeast and Atlantic Canada. Blizzard warnings remain active from Rhode Island to Atlantic Canada, according to The National Weather Service (NWS) and Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC). Snowfall rates as high as [...]
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