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‘IHU’ variant of Covid-19: few cases, limited spread

‘IHU’ variant of Covid-19: few cases, limited spread

Even as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to infect people in large numbers across the world, news about the emergence of another highly-mutated variant spread rapidly on Tuesday, raising fears of yet another wave of infections. This variant, B.1.640, has been found mostly in France so far, although it has also been detected in several other countries. The variant [...]

January 5, 2022 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on ‘IHU’ variant of Covid-19: few cases, limited spread

Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Are Occurring Across the U.S. What Is It, and Are You at Risk?

Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Are Occurring Across the U.S. What Is It, and Are You at Risk?

You’ve probably been seeing an increase in Legionnaires’ disease coverage in the news lately. Legionnaires’ was blamed for the illnesses of four L.A. Fitness gym members in Florida late last month, and a New York City police officer is currently in the hospital recovering from Legionnaires’ as well. (Fellow cops were warned not to shower at a precinct in East Harlem, where traces of the [...]

June 16, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Are Occurring Across the U.S. What Is It, and Are You at Risk?

Florida expands Zika zone in Miami Beach after five new cases

Florida expands Zika zone in Miami Beach after five new cases

State officials in Florida on Friday tripled the active Zika transmission zone in the trendy seaside community of Miami Beach after five new cases of the mosquito-borne virus believed to cause a severe birth defect were identified in the area. The active transmission zone grew from 1.5 square miles to 4.5 square miles and consists [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Florida expands Zika zone in Miami Beach after five new cases

Health Officials Investigating Cluster of Possible Zika Cases in Miami Beach

Health Officials Investigating Cluster of Possible Zika Cases in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—Health officials are investigating a cluster of possible Zika cases in Miami Beach, suggesting that transmission of the virus by mosquitoes is more widespread in one of the nation’s more populous counties than originally thought, and that efforts to contain it are falling short. At least one other area of Miami-Dade County is [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Health Officials Investigating Cluster of Possible Zika Cases in Miami Beach

Moody’s new report identifies 25 top blockchain use cases, from a list of 120

Moody’s new report identifies 25 top blockchain use cases, from a list of 120

Moody’s Investors Service (MIS) recently released a detailed report that names 120 blockchain projects being explored by various companies. The bond credit rating business then offers 25 top use cases for blockchain technology. The report, “Credit Strategy — Blockchain Technology: Robust, Cost-effective Applications Key to Unlocking Blockchain’s Potential Credit Benefits,” explores how blockchain tech potentially [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Moody’s new report identifies 25 top blockchain use cases, from a list of 120

Higher rate of diabetes due to longer survival, not more cases

Higher rate of diabetes due to longer survival, not more cases

For many years, the number of type 2 diabetes cases skyrocketed, but researchers say new diagnoses have stabilized in recent years — suggesting more people are living longer with the disease. Researchers in Scotland suggest part of the reason the number of people with the condition continues to increase has to do with survival. An [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Higher rate of diabetes due to longer survival, not more cases