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  1. Cyclothon organised to create Osteoporosis awarenessRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    ... like India that struggles with major health ailments like cardio-vascular diseases, diabetes, tuberculosis and cholera, the issue of osteoporosis often fails to grab public attention," said Vivek Logani, chief of joint replacement surgery at Paras ...

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  2. The uncertain, ineffective war on EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... kits work, health-care workers can isolate patients early on, when the disease is hard to tell from malaria or cholera. Eventually new vaccines could offer protection for the general population, though they will not be ready for many months. Instead ...

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  3. Travel ban could stop Ebola virus from spreading: Obama criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | New York Post

    ... to the disease, said Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), a physician. "We quarantined people when they came off ships that had cholera," he said. "We had tough quarantine laws and tough A inspections" at entry points. David Dausey, dean of the School of Health ...

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  4. 21 days of fear and loathing under Ebola quarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... history of medicine at the University of Michigan, said the quarantines recalled the country's distant epidemics of cholera, typhus and bubonic plague. "Ebola is jerking us back to the 19th century," he said. "It's terrible. It's isolating. It's ...

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  5. How Ebola started a debate over raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... foreign countries over disease in the U.S. is nothing new. In 1832, there were fears Irish immigrants would bring cholera. Later, many in the U.S. worried Chinese immigrants would bring bubonic plague and Italians would bring polio. An op-ed for The ...

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  6. Watch Out Mr. President: Hosting AFCON 2015 Is A Matter Of Life And Death For GhanaiansaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    ... have shown no interest in AFCON 2015 because of Ebola, why should our dear country, Ghana that is still plagued with CHOLERA in this 21st Century offer to host the games with the threat of Ebola looming on the country? Who is Issa Hayatou and this ...

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    Oct 18, 2014 | Cornish Guardian

    ... hospitals, but says ShelterBox family tents can be effective as recovery areas - which it is how they were used in a cholera outbreak following the Haiti earthquake in 2010. ShelterBox's operations HQ in Helston has contacted colleague charities ...

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  8. Medical doctor crusades against EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    ... in Kumasi by Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health. The theme: "Sanitation issues the key to prevent diseases, Ebola and cholera in focus - concern for all," and it brought key stakeholders together to discuss the effects of disease pair. Dr Somuah ...

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  9. Reluctance to use toilets stymies India's sanitation driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... a study . Almost half of India's 1.2 billion people defecate in the open - a practice that puts them at risk from cholera, diarrhoea, dysentery, hepatitis A and typhoid fever. Despite India's launch of the Total Sanitation Campaign over a decade ...

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  10. Calgary's Cara Gee finds a home in Strange EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... the nearby mining, railroad and prostitution operations, it rids the group of its men. This happens not long after a cholera epidemic has wiped out many of the women working Janestown, the local brothel. Which means there are openings for the ...

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  11. Can you catch Ebola virus when dating?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... ability to spread. Quarantine is a time honored method that is still very much in use today. Diseases like typhus, cholera, plague, tuberculosis and other non-political infections have necessitated such medical intervention, and when used properly, ...

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  12. Upper East records Cholera DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    With an initial two cholera cases from BolA gatanga in September 2014, cases in the region have risen to 45 by MonA day, October 6, with cases coming from the BolgatanA ga and Kassena-Nankana Municipalities and KasseA na-Nankana West District. Although the rate of increase of cholera cases is becoming alarming in the region, people's attitude towards personal hygiene and that of their immediA ate environment has not changed.

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  13. Letter from Africa: Why do we rely on 'miracle cures'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Newsday

    ... drops in our eyes every night or take medication to keep the blood pressure down. We are in the midst of the worst cholera outbreak ever in Ghana, but there is no evidence that we are changing our personal and public hygiene habits. The claims for ...

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  14. Bethlehem group needs to raise $100,000 by year end to purchase land...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... with creating both a municipal sewer system and water authority to ensure safe drinking water at a time when cholera ran rampant on the South Side. Johnston, a Bethlehem Steel magnate, also formed a cooperative farm to help save his neighbors' ...

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  15. Reluctance to use toilets stymies India's sanitation driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... a study . Almost half of India's 1.2 billion people defecate in the open - a practice that puts them at risk from cholera, diarrhoea, dysentery, hepatitis A and typhoid fever. Despite India's launch of the Total Sanitation Campaign over a decade ...

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  16. On water for Gaza, put politics asideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    ... even higher than present levels of drinking water contamination that risk the outbreak of pandemic disease, such as cholera and typhoid. The health risk is compounded by the present inability to even chlorinate drinking water. This situation ...

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  17. In Washington, UN, World Bank chiefs rally support - to build a healthy Haiti'Read the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | United Nations

    The French Red Cross provides water, sanitation and toilets for 11,000 IDPs at the Centre d'Hebergement Provisoire Automica Dahaitsu in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: MINUSTAH 9 October 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined global partners, including the head of the World Bank, at a high-level conference in Washington, D.C., to combat water borne diseases like cholera in Haiti and, raise commitments to provide clean water, improved sanitation and health services in cholera endemic areas over the next three years.

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  18. Stressed about catching Ebola?Read the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Stressed about catching Ebola? Bubonic plague, cholera, smallpox, dengue fever, SARS,H1N1 and now Ebola. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1vUxXSO Bubonic plague, cholera, smallpox, dengue fever, SARS,H1N1 and now Ebola.

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  19. Bechem Records 2 Cholera DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    Two people have died of cholera at Bechem in the Tano South District in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Margaret Aboligu, Acting District Director of Health Services, has confirmed to DAILY GUIDE . Mrs Aboligu, speaking to the paper, noted that the situation is currently under control since all the patients have been treated and discharged.

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  20. Follow the Liters Campaign Brings Water Filters to Rural Kenyan SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Triple Pundit

    ... the children chanting the answers in unison. They already know the names of the diseases, in English: malaria, cholera, typhoid, bilharzia and they call them out as if reciting a nursery rhyme. Viola demonstrates one of the seven units being ...

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