Health-care workers face threats around world

Health-care workers face threats around world
There are 2 million incidents each year of worker injury on the job by sharp instruments, with 66,000 hepatitis C cases and about 1,000 HIV infections yearly, worldwide. … According to MSF, the survival rate from Ebola for pregnant women is virtually …
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Parsippany says goodbye to "Jimmy Stefel"
In the summertime the family would spend a great of time in Chadwick Beach Island at the Jersey shore, where with Jimmy's help his father was perpetually in the process of building a house there. After graduating … The doctor said that there were …
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Human Services Department lists area agency activities
This group provides information and support that you need to live with, get treatment for or prevent exposure to hepatitis C. For more information, call (800) 323-1333. • Hepatitis C Education/Support Group meets the first Thursday of the month at noon …
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Community Outbreak of HIV Infection Linked to Injection Drug Use of
A small number of pregnant women were diagnosed with HIV infection and started on antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy. As of April 21, no infants had tested positive for HIV. Of the 135 persons with diagnosed HIV … The Indiana public health …
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PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins
… Can't give current vaccine to immunocompromised. 5:01 Downside is mild reaction. 6:01 Exposures during pregnancy and infant consequences. 7:01 Increased rate 4 to 5x. 8:01 Filters and pulmonary embolism recurrence. 9:03 Does putting a filter in help?
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Do-it-yourself healthcare has arrived – but are we ready?
Could a hospital trust a record that didn't mention an emergency patient's hepatitis C? And would a gynaecologist feel confident if a woman refused to disclose her prior pregnancy terminations? With Health Minister Sussan Ley announcing last week that …
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Thalassemia care not up to mark in India
As blood is a potential medium for transmission of infection, the government mandates testing of blood for transmitted diseases such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV; it is still not universally practiced, especially in rural areas and small towns …
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