Medicina

Flesh-Eating Bacteria From Oysters Linked to Death in Texas

Flesh-Eating Bacteria From Oysters Linked to Death in Texas

Doctors diagnosed her with vibriosis , which is a flesh-eating bacteria. LeBlanc's friends and family are now raising awareness about vibriosis. A woman has died after being infected by a flesh-eating bacteria in Louisiana . More severe infections can lead to death. Most outbreaks occur between the months of May and October. She fought the infection for 21 days, but she ultimately passed away. Consulte Mais Informação

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7-Eleven Customers In Utah Possibly Exposed To Hepatitis A

7-Eleven Customers In Utah Possibly Exposed To Hepatitis A

The press release states that packaged items, including bottled beverages and microwaved food, are not to be included in the possible exposure. The phone line will be staffed from 8:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m. The vaccine is widely available at local pharmacies and is covered by most insurance plans. "There's a window of time that individuals can receive prophylactic vaccination, and we are still in that window", says Gary Edwards, director of the health department. Consulte Mais Informação

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Blood Donations Go Uncollected Due To Winter Weather: American Red Cross

Blood Donations Go Uncollected Due To Winter Weather: American Red Cross

The cancelations resulted in over 5,500 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected. Seasonal illnesses, like the flu, and holiday schedules also affect donations. Type B negative: The blood type that can be transfused to type B Rh-positive and negative patients. Platelets, a key clotting component of blood often needed by cancer patients, must be transfused within five days of donation and, therefore, are always in high demand. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mais de metade dos brasileiros apoia restabelecimento da pena de morte

Mais de metade dos brasileiros apoia restabelecimento da pena de morte

Em relação à totalidade da população, houve um aumento para 57% de adesão à pena de morte, na comparação com os 47% verificados em 2008. O apoio à pena de morte no Brasil cresceu na última década e bateu um recorde. A legislação brasileira não contempla a pena de morte, salvo se o país estiver em guerra declarada. Quanto à religiosidade, os ateus são o grupo que menos apoia a pena de morte, sendo que 46% se declararam favoráveis. Consulte Mais Informação

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HP Recalls Laptop Batteries

HP Recalls Laptop Batteries

Affected batteries for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation were also sold as accessories or replacement batteries. HP Recalls Batteries for Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations Due to Fire and Burn Hazards. "It is extremely important to check whether your battery is affected", HP wrote on its recall page . validation "The validation generally takes less than 30 seconds", it further added. Consulte Mais Informação

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Baixada Santista tem 286 candidatos na segunda fase da Fuvest

Baixada Santista tem 286 candidatos na segunda fase da Fuvest

A prova desse domingo teve uma redação valendo 50 pontos e dez questões de interpretação de texto, gramática e literatura, que também valem 50 pontos. São permitidos, para rascunho, o uso de lápis (ou lapiseira) para rascunho e de borracha, apontador, régua e compasso. Nessa prova, algumas questões podem ser interdisciplinares, e exigir conhecimentos de mais de uma matéria. Consulte Mais Informação

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