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Unni Krishnan, director of Save the Children's Emergency Health Unit in Haiti , said in a statement . Haiti has been plagued with the waterborne disease since 2010, after United Nations soldiers accidentally brought it to the country in the aftermath of a major quake that year.
  • Mumps Outbreak Points to the Need of Immunization

    Mumps Outbreak Points to the Need of Immunization

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    Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) underline that mumps is a childhood illness caused by a virus. Regarding mumps and rubella, the cases did not exceed 21 and seven, respectively, in 2015. It is worth mentioning that the MMR vaccine does not apply to adults born before 1957, as experts believe that these people are immune to the mumps virus.
  • Escaped toxic snakes pose safety hazard in east China

    Escaped toxic snakes pose safety hazard in east China

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    The farm workers managed to capture or kill about 150 of the snakes during a blanket search in the weeks following the escape, but there are approximately 50 still missing. Local medical staff were kept on standby, while a batch of antivenom was dispatched from Shanghai for snake bite injuries. Chunyi livestock farm is on a river bank in the district.
  • McEntee marks World Mental Health Day

    McEntee marks World Mental Health Day

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    Depression and other mental health issues are common and touch almost all of our lives, directly or through connections to friends, family or colleagues. More than half of young people who experience stigma due to mental health problems say their own friends are the ones who bully them. "Better access to support is critical to improve outcomes for those living with a mental health issue".
  • 'New day' in lung cancer as Merck drug shines, works with chemo

    'New day' in lung cancer as Merck drug shines, works with chemo

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    The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) holds its annual congress for oncological drug developers to showcase their latest research - and learn what other biotech companies in the cancer therapy space are working on. Among patients with a PD-L1 expression greater than 1%, treatment with Tecentriq boosted OS by an even greater amount, 5.4 months. But the ESMO meeting has also raised the prospect of another approach - successfully combining immunotherapy and chemotherapy.
  • Hillary Clinton Promotes Families at Haverford Town Hall

    Hillary Clinton Promotes Families at Haverford Town Hall

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    Her father, Sen. Daylin Leach , a Democrat, represents suburban Montgomery County, which has a substantial Jewish population, and has campaigned for Clinton in the swing state. Secretary Clinton began by telling the crowd about her focus to support families and work toward a better future for children. Clinton has been accused of planting questions for campaign events in the past.
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup race postponed

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    The Sprint Cup race will be run during the day Sunday. I was trying to get all I could to keep us going, but we've just got to get better. Things got worse for Kenseth during a competition caution flag brought out on the 25th lap to check tire wear.
  • HURRICANE MATTHEW US storm death toll reaches 10

    HURRICANE MATTHEW US storm death toll reaches 10

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    Two other deaths in Georgia occurred in Bulloch County. As NPR has reported , more than 1 million utility customers in Florida lost power due to Matthew; that number dropped to 764,000 Saturday afternoon. "The worst effects are still likely to come", warned Governor Rick Scott, referring to expected flooding. US President Barack Obama urged people not to be complacent and to heed safety instructions.
  • Allina, nurses' union to meet Monday with Dayton

    Allina, nurses' union to meet Monday with Dayton

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    Additionally. the parties were asked to remain at Residence until differences are resolved. With a vote last week to reject Allina's latest offer, strikes over health benefits, staffing and safety concerns continued at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Phillips Eye Institute in Minneapolis, United Hospital in St.
  • Haiti's Death Toll From Hurricane Matthew Climbs, More People in Shelters

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    A weakened Hurricane Matthew made landfall in SC, nearing the end of a four-day rampage that left a trail of death and destruction across the Caribbean and up the southeastern USA coast, now swamped by record floods. Watts said an autopsy indicated that Outlaw drowned. Watts said his office and the sheriff's department are investigating. Prospery Raymond from the charity said: "The south part of Haiti is really affected by Hurricane Matthew".