Singapore HIV data leak shakes a vulnerable community – BBC News

Singapore HIV data leak shakes a vulnerable community – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Just a few weeks ago, “Joyce” received a phone call that threw her life in the air. Joyce is HIV positive, and was told in the call that this information – along with details of more than 14,000 other infected people in Singapore – had been made public in a massive […]

State’s first child flu death of the season reported in Oklahoma County – KOCO Oklahoma City

State’s first child flu death of the season reported in Oklahoma County – KOCO Oklahoma City

The state of Oklahoma reported its first childhood death due to the flu since the beginning of this influenza season in September, according to health officials.The death occurred in Oklahoma County, and officials said the child was between the ages of 5-17.Since the season began, officials said 1,244 flu-associated hospitalizations and 31 deaths have been […]

Intermountain Healthcare cuts prescribed opioids by 30 percent – KSL.com

Intermountain Healthcare cuts prescribed opioids by 30 percent – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — A year and a half ago, Kelly Howard cried as she read Intermountain Healthcare’s goal to cut opioid prescriptions by 40 percent in 2018. “Finally some noise on the subject,” she recalled thinking to herself. Howard’s son, Billy Perkins, died in 2014 from an opioid overdose. Perkins, 26, wasn’t prescribed opioids […]

‘Extraordinary breakthrough’: Scientists make ‘Holy Grail’ universal flu vaccine discovery – RT

‘Extraordinary breakthrough’: Scientists make ‘Holy Grail’ universal flu vaccine discovery – RT

Australian scientists have discovered immune cells that can fight all known flu viruses and mutations in what has already been branded an “extraordinary breakthrough” which could lead to the creation of a universal vaccine. Scientists at the Doherty Institute and Monash University studied 67,000 viral sequences and narrowed them down to three sequences which are […]

Active tuberculosis found at University of Missouri – ABC17News.com

Active tuberculosis found at University of Missouri – ABC17News.com

KMIZ/File Photo KMIZ/File Photo COLUMBIA, Mo. – A University of Missouri student has left campus voluntarily after being diagnosed with active tuberculosis, the MU News Bureau said in a news release Monday. MU officials are working with local health authorities as they identify other people who need to be tested for the illness, the release […]

Science being 'debunked:' Why are some countries making a vaccine U-turn? – CNN

Science being 'debunked:' Why are some countries making a vaccine U-turn? – CNN

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