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  • Middle-aged woman with swine flu dies in private hospital in TN - Zee News

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    19 Dec 2014 | 2:16 am
    Middle-aged woman with swine flu dies in private hospital in TNZee NewsThe woman and her 10-year-old nephew were admitted to the hospital some 10 days ago following symptoms of swine flu, after their return from Kerala, hospital officials said. Their swab had tested positive for H1N1 virus. Her nephew was discharged a ...
  • New EPA Standards Label Toxic Coal Ash Non-Hazardous

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    Scott Neuman
    19 Dec 2014 | 1:50 pm
    Environmental groups had sought to have coal ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, regulated as hazardous waste.» E-Mail This
  • Deadlier Flu Season Is Possible, C.D.C. Says

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    4 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The flu vaccine is a relatively poor match to a new virus that is currently circulating, health officials said.
  • Safety experts make the case for getting teens newer, larger cars

    L.A. Times - Science
    19 Dec 2014 | 3:08 pm
    Attention Santa Claus: If there are some teenagers on your list who have been very good this year and will be getting cars for Christmas, please make sure those cars are relatively new and relatively large.
  • Bay Area health officer urges flu shots despite new, mutated strain

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    <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">By Richard Halstead, The Marin Independent Journal
    8 Dec 2014 | 11:50 am
    Marin health officials are urging everyone to get vaccinated for the flu -- despite expectations that this year's version of the vaccine may be less effective in preventing infection than in past years.
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  • Middle-aged woman with swine flu dies in private hospital in TN - Zee News

    19 Dec 2014 | 2:16 am
    Middle-aged woman with swine flu dies in private hospital in TNZee NewsThe woman and her 10-year-old nephew were admitted to the hospital some 10 days ago following symptoms of swine flu, after their return from Kerala, hospital officials said. Their swab had tested positive for H1N1 virus. Her nephew was discharged a ...
  • Hyderabad: Cold aiding spread of swine flu, 3 killed - Deccan Chronicle

    18 Dec 2014 | 7:52 pm
    Deccan ChronicleHyderabad: Cold aiding spread of swine flu, 3 killedDeccan ChronicleThere have been eight swine flu deaths in Telangana this year and five in Andhra Pradesh. The most vulnerable groups are people who have hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, transplant patients, cancer patients and also pregnant women.
  • Telangana hushes up swine flu death as more cases pour in - Times of India

    18 Dec 2014 | 11:54 am
    Wall Street Journal (blog)Telangana hushes up swine flu death as more cases pour inTimes of IndiaHYDERABAD: A day after three swine flu deaths rocked the city, it has now emerged that the Telangana government kept the death of a 30-year-old H1N1 victim under wraps, even as more cases of the deadly virus affecting people poured in from various ...Swine Flu Kills Three in HyderabadWall Street Journal (blog)3 Die of Swine Flu in Hyderabad, 8 More in HospitalNDTVTamil Nadu Woman Dies of Swine FluInternational Business Times, India EditionThe Hindu -Zee Newsall 74 news…
  • 3 swine flu patients 'missing' from Gandhi Hospital - The Hindu

    18 Dec 2014 | 9:26 am
    3 swine flu patients 'missing' from Gandhi HospitalThe HinduWhile Health Minister T. Rajaiah on Thursday asserted that there was no need to panic in the backdrop of three swine flu deaths and that the disease was 'under control', Gandhi Hospital authorities made a startling disclosure. Two Swine Flu patients
  • Three swine flu deaths in Hyderabad in two days - The Indian Express

    18 Dec 2014 | 8:22 am
    Three swine flu deaths in Hyderabad in two daysThe Indian ExpressThree persons have died due to swine flu in Hyderabad in the last couple of days, taking the total number of deaths in Telangana this year to eight, even as the state government asserted that steps are being taken to check the spread of the disease.
 
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  • New EPA Standards Label Toxic Coal Ash Non-Hazardous

    Scott Neuman
    19 Dec 2014 | 1:50 pm
    Environmental groups had sought to have coal ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, regulated as hazardous waste.» E-Mail This
  • At Last, I Meet My Microbes

    Katherine Harmon Courage
    19 Dec 2014 | 11:00 am
    At 31, a woman had the bacteria in her gut catalogued as part of scientific project that aims to characterize the creatures that live inside us and affect our health. Here's what she found out.» E-Mail This
  • How Peppermint Tricks Us Into Feeling (Deliciously) Cold

    Maanvi Singh
    19 Dec 2014 | 8:59 am
    We have the chemical menthol to thank for the wonderful mouth-feel of peppermint. Scientists now know that menthol fools the brain by activating receptors involved with sensing cold.» E-Mail This
  • Playlist: Science!

    NPR/TED Staff
    19 Dec 2014 | 6:49 am
    From monkeys to microbes, TED speakers in this playlist cover all different realms of the scientific world.» E-Mail This
  • Why Aren't We More Compassionate?

    NPR/TED Staff
    19 Dec 2014 | 6:34 am
    Psychologist Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, examines why we aren't more compassionate more of the time.» E-Mail This
 
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  • Bay Area health officer urges flu shots despite new, mutated strain

    <p class="NormalParagraphStyle">By Richard Halstead, The Marin Independent Journal
    8 Dec 2014 | 11:50 am
    Marin health officials are urging everyone to get vaccinated for the flu -- despite expectations that this year's version of the vaccine may be less effective in preventing infection than in past years.
  • Flu vaccine warning: It lacks effectiveness against dominant strain

    <p class="bylinejb">By Mike Stobbe<br /></p><p class="bylineaffiliation">Associated Press
    4 Dec 2014 | 8:41 am
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.
  • Clorox sales of bleach wipes jump 20% amid Ebola, flu concerns

    <p class="bylinejb">By Lauren Coleman-Lochner <br /></p><p class="bylineaffiliation">Bloomberg News
    12 Nov 2014 | 6:13 am
    Clorox's sales of disinfectant wipes jumped 20 percent last month, when Ebola fears and the onset of flu season prompted Americans to stock up on cleaning supplies.
  • West Nile's record season has residents concerned about fogging

    <p class="bylinejb">By Eric Kurhi<br /></p><p class="bylineaffiliation"><a href='mailto:ekurhi@mercurynews.com'>ekurhi@mercurynews.com</a><br /></p><p class="bylinecopyright">
    12 Jul 2014 | 5:36 pm
    As of July 3, Santa Clara County logged 273 birds infected with the West Nile virus, more than 60 percent of the positives counted statewide and more than threefold the number found in all of 2013. That means more mosquito fogging, and more residents concerned about pesticide hazards.
  • West Nile's record season has residents concerned about fogging

    <p class="bylinejb">By Eric Kurhi<br /></p><p class="bylineaffiliation"><a href='mailto:ekurhi@mercurynews.com'>ekurhi@mercurynews.com</a><br /></p><p class="bylinecopyright">
    11 Jul 2014 | 1:02 pm
    As of July 3, Santa Clara County logged 273 birds infected with the West Nile virus, more than 60 percent of the positives counted statewide and more than threefold the number found in all of 2013. That means more mosquito fogging, and more residents concerned about pesticide hazards.
 
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    Disease Outbreak News

  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

    16 Dec 2014 | 4:15 pm
    Between 20 November and 7 December 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) notified WHO of 11 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 4 deaths. 1. A 70-year-old female from Taif city who developed symptoms on 27 November. She was admitted to hospital on 2 December. She had no history of contact with camels but her household contacts had frequent contact with animals. The patient has comorbidities but has no history of exposure to other known risk factors in the 14 days prior to the onset of symptoms.
  • West Nile virus – Brazil

    15 Dec 2014 | 9:00 am
    On 9 December 2014, the Ministry of Health of Brazil reported a case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the state of Piauí (PI). This is the first detection of a human case of WNV infection in Brazil. The case has been under investigation since August 2014, when the patient had the first symptoms. The infection was laboratory-confirmed on 28 November 2014. The case, who was admitted to hospital in Teresina (PI), has been discharged and will undergo rehabilitation and physical therapy to recover.
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

    1 Dec 2014 | 4:15 pm
    Between 3 and 19 November 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) notified WHO of 18 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 4 deaths. 1. A 99-year-old male from Alkharj city who developed symptoms on 10 November. He was admitted to hospital on 14 November. The patient had contact with camels but had no history of exposure to other known risk factors in the 14 days prior to the onset of symptoms. He was admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) but passed away on 19 November.
  • Plague – Madagascar

    21 Nov 2014 | 2:12 am
    On 4 November 2014, WHO was notified by the Ministry of Health of Madagascar of an outbreak of plague. The first case, a male from Soamahatamana village in the district of Tsiroanomandidy, was identified on 31 August. The patient died on 3 September. As of 16 November, a total of 119 cases of plague have been confirmed, including 40 deaths. Only 2% of reported cases are of the pneumonic form.
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

    20 Nov 2014 | 4:15 pm
    Between 12 and 16 October 2014, 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 2 deaths. 1. A 42-year-old female nurse, non-national, from Taif city who developed symptoms on 13 October. She was admitted to a hospital on 14 October. The patient was exposed to a laboratory-confirmed case of MERS-CoV. She has comorbidities but no history of contact with camels or raw camel products consumption. Also, she has no history of travel in the 14 days prior to the onset…
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  • Prognosis positive for a healthy retirement

    19 Dec 2014 | 10:00 am
    YOUNG doctor John Philpot arrived in Warrnambool in 1973, fresh medical degree in hand and thinking he would work in the south-west for a year or two. YOUNG doctor John Philpot arrived in Warrnambool in 1973, fresh medical degree in hand and thinking he would work in the south-west for a year or two.
  • Drunk Woman Arrested for Falling Asleep in McDonald's Drive-Thru Line

    19 Dec 2014 | 9:43 am
    When police arrived and told her she'd have to take a field sobriety test, she reportedly started crying and told them she had swine flu. A man in Florida also recently found himself in handcuffs after trying to get a drunk meal at the drive-thru; he rode his bike to Taco Bell but arrived just at closing and refused to leave, resulting in an arrest and the saddest mugshot the world has ever seen.
  • Doyle McManus: Where have Ebola's fear-mongers all gone?

    19 Dec 2014 | 3:43 am
    An airport worker in October wears a protective face mask in the arrivals area of the Los Angeles International Airport after the U.S. announced increased passenger screenings against the Ebola virus. An airport worker in October wears a protective face mask in the arrivals area of the Los Angeles International Airport after the U.S. announced increased passenger screenings against the Ebola virus.
  • Israel Never Would've Killed 'The Interview' - So Why Did We?

    19 Dec 2014 | 2:00 am
    As a liberal, I generally find American culture to be on testosterone overload. On average, we are a macho, gun-toting, exceptionalist nation that prizes its cowboys and cops.
  • Beware of counterfeit holiday deals

    18 Dec 2014 | 11:00 pm
    As consumers move online, the manufacturers and distributors of counterfeit goods follow them. But selling low-quality knock-offs isn't just a way to make a harmless buck - it actually endangers consumers and hurts the American economy.
 
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  • Week’s Top Stories: December 13 — 19, 2014

    GC Editor
    19 Dec 2014 | 4:00 am
    Reserving Risks: The previous sections suggested how “dark matter” can be lurking on an insurer’s balance sheets in the form of a casualty catastrophe or an emerging and not as yet fully understood risk such as cyber. While there have been significant advances in quantifying the uncertainty pertaining to these risks, it is worth considering [...]
  • Cycle Mitigation: Part II

    GC Editor
    17 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Incorporating reserve value added (RVA) into reinsurance decision making for long-tail lines is a step in the right direction. However, it is not the full story, as the decision is still typically made in the context of a single accident year and usually for a single line of business in isolation. The cycle correlations clearly [...]
  • Guy Carpenter Launches MetaRisk® Reserve™ 4.0

    GC Editor
    17 Dec 2014 | 1:30 am
    Guy Carpenter announced today the launch of MetaRisk Reserve 4.0TM. The latest version of this powerful reserve risk modeling tool delivers improved statistical models and an enhanced user interface. MetaRisk Reserve 4.0 provides a new, simplified interface that gives users the ability to work with multiple lines of business in a single workbook, as well as [...]
  • Cycle Mitigation: Part I

    GC Editor
    16 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    So what can be done to mitigate such cyclical effects? The first steps are to acknowledge them and to try to quantify their impact. The latter is more of a challenge than the former. Most internal capital models are not truly multiyear and arguably fail to adequately capture both the correlation between lines of business [...]
  • Impact on Results

    GC Editor
    15 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    To consider the impact that these cycles may have on the financial statements and solvency positions of insurers there has to be an understanding of the magnitude of any change in ultimate loss and the likely timing of the recognition of that change. The profit or loss in any financial year is a combination of [...]
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