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  • The Indian Military Can Now Detect Swine Flu In Hours Instead Of Days! - Indiatimes.com

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    22 May 2015 | 12:41 am
    Indiatimes.comThe Indian Military Can Now Detect Swine Flu In Hours Instead Of Days!Indiatimes.comIn a major breakthrough in detecting the deadly swine flu virus that killed around 2,000 people in India in an outbreak this year, a key military research centre has developed a kit that can detect the virus in a matter of hours. While current tests to Indian military lab develops kit to detect swine flu in hoursZee NewsMilitary research centre makes kit that can detect Swine Flu in hoursIndia Todayall 18 news articles »
  • Covered California Votes To Cap What Patients Pay For Pricey Drugs

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    April Dembosky
    22 May 2015 | 7:46 am
    The agency that administers Obamacare in California moved to make expensive medicines more affordable in 2016. In most plans, patients will pay no more than $150 or $250 a month.» E-Mail This
  • Bird Flu: Our Plague Reporter Weighs In

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    6 May 2015 | 2:45 am
    Donald G. McNeil Jr. specializes in reporting on plagues and this week wrote about avian influenza. But when is it the right time to alert readers to a spreading virus and when might it incite unnecessary panic?
  • Using the imagination to control a real robotic arm — and to drink a beer

    L.A. Times - Science
    21 May 2015 | 8:10 pm
    The day Erik Sorto reached out to grab himself an ice cold beer was a major step forward for brain science.
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – United Arab Emirates

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    18 May 2015 | 10:37 am
    On 13 May 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notified WHO of 1 additional case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. A 29-year-old, non-national male from Abu Dhabi tested positive for MERS-CoV on 12 May. The patient works as a truck driver and frequently transports camels from Oman to UAE. He travelled to Ibri city, Oman on 6 May and transported camels to Abu Dhabi on 9 May. As part of the national policy of testing all imported camels for MERS-CoV, on 9 May, laboratory examinations were carried out on the camels that the…
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  • The Indian Military Can Now Detect Swine Flu In Hours Instead Of Days! - Indiatimes.com

    22 May 2015 | 12:41 am
    Indiatimes.comThe Indian Military Can Now Detect Swine Flu In Hours Instead Of Days!Indiatimes.comIn a major breakthrough in detecting the deadly swine flu virus that killed around 2,000 people in India in an outbreak this year, a key military research centre has developed a kit that can detect the virus in a matter of hours. While current tests to Indian military lab develops kit to detect swine flu in hoursZee NewsMilitary research centre makes kit that can detect Swine Flu in hoursIndia Todayall 18 news articles »
  • Swine flu claims yet another life in the city - I am in dna of India

    21 May 2015 | 11:13 pm
    Swine flu claims yet another life in the cityI am in dna of IndiaSwine flu claimed the life of a woman on Thursday. Rina Jaiswarar was admitted to a hospital off the EM Bypass on May 16 and succumbed to the disease on Thursday. Till last month, as many as 25 people died of the deadly disease but the number came ...
  • Swine flu death in West Bengal - The Statesman (press release)

    21 May 2015 | 1:38 pm
    The Statesman (press release)Swine flu death in West BengalThe Statesman (press release)"We have received a report about the death of a person because of swine flu. Though we are yet to get the details of the case primary reports suggest that the woman was admitted at the hospital with Dengue on Saturday. Later on she tested positive with and more »
  • Two more succumb to swine flu - Times of India

    20 May 2015 | 12:04 pm
    Two more succumb to swine fluTimes of IndiaPUNE: Two more persons, one from Satara district and another from Ahmednagar district, died of swine flu at different hospitals in the city on Tuesday, taking Pune's swine flu casualties to 89 this year, so far. A forty-five-year-old man from
  • 'Not a swine flu outbreak,' says Health Department - News24

    19 May 2015 | 2:01 am
    News24'Not a swine flu outbreak,' says Health DepartmentNews24Durban - While there were cases of swine flu in the province, there was no outbreak said the KZN Department of Health. In a statement released on Monday the provincial department said they have received a “low number of H1N1 influenza” cases and that ...
 
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  • Covered California Votes To Cap What Patients Pay For Pricey Drugs

    April Dembosky
    22 May 2015 | 7:46 am
    The agency that administers Obamacare in California moved to make expensive medicines more affordable in 2016. In most plans, patients will pay no more than $150 or $250 a month.» E-Mail This
  • Pipeline Operator: Possibly Months To Determine Cause Of Calif. Spill

    Scott Neuman
    22 May 2015 | 6:04 am
    Plains All American, the company that operates the pipeline, says it has yet to uncover the problem. So far, 9,000 gallons of sludge have been removed from a nine-miles stretch of Calif. coast.» E-Mail This
  • How Could Technology Change The Way We Evolve?

    NPR/TED Staff
    22 May 2015 | 5:24 am
    Medical ethicist Harvey Fineberg says "neo-evolution" is on the horizon. When it becomes easier to eliminate disease through gene therapy, will we change the trajectory of evolution?» E-Mail This
  • How Do You Make An Elderly Worm Feel Young Again?

    NPR/TED Staff
    22 May 2015 | 5:24 am
    What controls aging? Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon has found a genetic mutation that can more than double the lifespan of a tiny worm, which points to how we might one day significantly extend human life.» E-Mail This
  • How Do You Motivate Kids To Stop Skipping School?

    Nurith Aizenman
    22 May 2015 | 4:36 am
    A study in an Indian slum tried promising a reward: Improve your attendance, and you'll get a small treat. But for third-graders, sometimes these incentive schemes can do more harm than good.» E-Mail This
 
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  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – United Arab Emirates

    18 May 2015 | 10:37 am
    On 13 May 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notified WHO of 1 additional case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. A 29-year-old, non-national male from Abu Dhabi tested positive for MERS-CoV on 12 May. The patient works as a truck driver and frequently transports camels from Oman to UAE. He travelled to Ibri city, Oman on 6 May and transported camels to Abu Dhabi on 9 May. As part of the national policy of testing all imported camels for MERS-CoV, on 9 May, laboratory examinations were carried out on the camels that the…
  • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

    17 May 2015 | 3:25 am
    Between 4 and 9 May, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 5 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Contact tracing of household contacts and healthcare contacts is ongoing for these cases.
  • Rapidly growing outbreak of meningococcal disease in Niger

    15 May 2015 | 2:00 pm
    From 1 January to 12 May 2015, Niger’s Ministry of Public Health notified WHO of 6,179 suspected cases of meningococcal meningitis, including 423 deaths. This is a rapidly growing outbreak with some unprecedented features. Suspected cases have been increasing very quickly, tripling over the last two weeks. This is the first large-scale meningitis outbreak caused by Neisseria meningitides serogroup C to hit any country in Africa’s meningitis belt.
  • Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China

    14 May 2015 | 9:20 am
    On 9 May 2015, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of 6 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus, including 2 deaths. Onset dates ranged from 26 March to 12 April 2015. Cases ranged in age from 3 to 67 years with a mean age of 36 years. Of these 6 cases, 4 (67%) were male. Four cases (67%) reported exposure to poultry related environment and 2 cases (33%) had unknown exposure. No clusters were reported. Cases were reported from five provinces and municipalities: Anhui (1), Fujian (1), Jiangsu (1),…
  • Ebola virus disease – Italy

    13 May 2015 | 4:40 am
    On 12 May 2015, WHO received notification of a laboratory-confirmed case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Italy. This is the first EVD case to be detected on Italian soil. The patient is a healthcare worker who has returned from volunteering at an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone. The patient flew from Freetown to Rome via Casablanca, Morocco on 7May. The arrival of the case had been communicated to the Ministry of Health, according to the health surveillance procedures in force since October 2014 for individuals coming back from Ebola affected countries in West Africa. At the arrival in…
 
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  • Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates for Phibro Animal Health Corp

    22 May 2015 | 1:50 am
    Zacks' analyst wrote, "Phibro delivered strong results in the third quarter of fiscal 2015 with both earnings and revenues exceeding the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate. Management was particularly upbeat about the solid performance of the Animal Health and Mineral Nutrition segments.
  • The WilliesWAS 'Swine Flu' an Attempt to Asassinate Obama?

    21 May 2015 | 10:50 pm
    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- The way I heard the story, a chicken is eating lunch when an acorn falls on her head.
  • Reporting: PanamaSUPERMARKET Honcho Favored Over Labor in Panama's Elections

    21 May 2015 | 10:50 pm
    About six months before the H1N1 'swine flu' virus broke out, an immigrant from Bangladesh began selling food on the streets of Mexico City. Shortly before his own death, the food vendor was visited by his brother, who became ill and returned to Bangladesh .
  • On Native GroundTIANANMEN, Plus Twenty Years

    21 May 2015 | 10:49 pm
    The Hermosillo, Mexico, nursery fire that killed 42 toddlers was front and center on CNN today - four days after it happened. A glance at the crawl line before 9AM showed that story after story was four or five days out of date.
  • Random breath testing 'led to fall in road deaths'

    21 May 2015 | 10:47 pm
    The findings by the HSE's Health and Wellbeing Unit revealed road traffic deaths fell by 25 per quarter after random breath testing was introduced The introduction of random breath testing and the striking images on the 'Crashed Lives' television adverts helped reduce road traffic deaths, according to a new study. The findings by the HSE's Health and Wellbeing Unit revealed road traffic deaths fell by 25 per quarter after random breath testing was introduced.
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  • Week’s Top Stories: May 16 — 22, 2015

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    22 May 2015 | 4:00 am
    Emerging Risk Challenges And Opportunities: A cursory reading of just a few of the publications on the topic of emerging risks quickly resembles a crash-course in risk aversion therapy. We have been subjected to a bewildering and ever lengthening series of lists of emerging risks. Swiss Re recently identified 26 such risks, Hannover Re has [...]
  • GC Capital Tip: Chart Room

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    20 May 2015 | 10:00 pm
    We all know that a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s why GC Capital Ideas has the Chart Room. If you want to get a quick sense of important industry trends, the Chart Room provides snapshots of everything from catastrophe bonds to the Guy Carpenter World Rate on Line Index. We encourage you to [...]
  • Approach of Atlantic Hurricane Season

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    19 May 2015 | 10:00 pm
    As we approach the beginning of the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season, we review CAT-i stories covering the major storms from 2014. Hurricane Arthur: Hurricane Arthur is the first hurricane to make U.S. landfall since 2012, and the earliest to make North Carolina landfall for any hurricane season since 1908. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), [...]
  • Emerging Risk Challenges And Opportunities

    GC Editor
    18 May 2015 | 10:00 pm
    A cursory reading of just a few of the publications on the topic of emerging risks quickly resembles a crash-course in risk aversion therapy. We have been subjected to a bewildering and ever lengthening series of lists of emerging risks. Swiss Re recently identified 26 such risks (1), Hannover Re has an ongoing list of [...]
  • GC Capital Ideas Videocasts

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    17 May 2015 | 10:00 pm
    A key feature of GC Capital Ideas is its Videocast series. Here we review recent video posts:  1. GC Videocast - Introduction to Holistic Balance Sheet Management: In the first of the Holistic Balance Sheet Management series, Andrew Cox, Capital Optimization, Guy Carpenter, and Niall Clifford, Financial Strategy Group, Mercer, discuss how insurance companies may optimize their [...]
 
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