Strep A: Five-year-old girl dies from illness linked to bacterial infection

The girl was a pupil at Black Mountain Primary School in west Belfast and became severely ill last week. Source link

44 states experiencing high levels of respiratory illness

Respiratory illness is on the rise across the United States, with 44 states now experiencing high levels amid a worsening flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 31 U.S. jurisdictions, which includes territories and Washington, D.C., had “very high” levels of respiratory illness and 16 jurisdictions had “high” levels last… Continue reading 44 states experiencing high levels of respiratory illness

Why are COVID-19 measures different across the country? | Power & Politics

Five provinces have declared emergencies to deal with the outbreak of COVID-19, but certain measures and restrictions to address the spread of the coronavirus vary depending on jurisdiction. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.5499998 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage:… Continue reading Why are COVID-19 measures different across the country? | Power & Politics

Pfizer: Final Data Shows COVID Pill Stays Strong Against Severe Illness

TUESDAY, Dec. 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Pfizer Inc. announced Tuesday that a final analysis shows its experimental antiviral pill Paxlovid sharply reduced hospitalizations and deaths among people at high risk for severe illness. The latest results, which reinforce an earlier analysis released in November, Pfizer’s drug cut hospitalizations and deaths by nearly 90… Continue reading Pfizer: Final Data Shows COVID Pill Stays Strong Against Severe Illness

Hundred people die fighting for terminal illness benefits

Around 100 people who were denied fast-tracked disability benefits died while challenging the decision. Source link

Covid: Vaccine study links virus to rare neurological illness

Guillain-Barre Syndrome is more likely to occur in people who catch Covid, study finds. Source link

Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal (Revised and Expanded Edition)

Price: (as of – Details) From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Medical Medium series, a revised and expanded edition of the book that started a health revolution. Anthony William, the Medical Medium, has helped millions of people heal from ailments that have been misdiagnosed or ineffectively treated or that doctors can’t resolve on… Continue reading Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal (Revised and Expanded Edition)

Severe pregnancy illness: 'I won't have another baby'

The UK’s biggest study into severe sickness during pregnancy is published today, based on the data of thousands of women who shared their experiences with the BBC. The condition, hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), leads to prolonged and severe nausea and vomiting. Some women can be left vomiting up to 100 times a day. The impact, says… Continue reading Severe pregnancy illness: 'I won't have another baby'

Phone-Snubbing Friends Can Be a Sign of Mental Illness

Aug. 25, 2021 — Phone snubbing: You may have done it, or someone you know is guilty of it. It happens when one person ignores another to pay attention to their phone. Phubbing is rude, but according to a new study, there may be another reason it’s happening. “Some people who have high… Continue reading Phone-Snubbing Friends Can Be a Sign of Mental Illness

Salmonella Illness in 17 States Tied to Salami, Prosciutto

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Two salmonella outbreaks that appear related to salami and other Italian-style meats have sickened at least 36 people in 17 states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Twelve people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. Because some people… Continue reading Salmonella Illness in 17 States Tied to Salami, Prosciutto