- The New Mexico Department of Health said Friday that a man in his 20s died from the septicemic plague.
- The death marks the state’s first human death of the plague since 2015.
- The department said the plague originates with wildlife, namely rodents, and is often spread to humans by fleas.
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A New Mexico man in his 20s died of the septicemic plague in the state’s first death from the condition since 20…
CHO says Queensland cruises still a long way down the track – Brisbane Times
Queensland’s chief health officer Jeannette Young says cruise ships magnify infections and it would not be safe to begin even Queensland-wide cruising until “later down the track”.
She added that travelling on cruise ships was not safe during the pandemic.
“The problem with cruise ships is that they lead to transmission very, very readily,” Dr Young said.
“We know that from the past, we always saw outbreaks of norovirus, weve seen outbreaks of flu, so it is not surprising that you would see outbreaks of COVID, so really, they are not safe.”
Queensland Tourism Minister Kate Jones declined to comment.
Opposition tourism spokesman David Crisafulli said health and safety h…
Parkinson’s disease can affect the eyes – here’s what we know so far – The Conversation UK
Parkinson’s disease may be diagnosed by looking for subtle changes in eye movements and thinning of retina layers.
Parkinsons disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease, affecting over 10 million people worldwide. Its characterised by changes in movement, including tremors, and slower and more rigid movements. But researchers are also beginning to investigate other symptoms of Parkinsons disease including those involving the eye.
Parkinsons results from the degeneration of dopamine neurons in the brains basal ganglia an area involved in voluntary movement. Though no cure exists for Parkins…
Man dies from granulomatous amebic encephalitis after potting plants – 7NEWS.com.au
The man fronted a hospital emergency department after feeling weak. Within days he was dead.
An elderly man has died just days after catching a rare infection caused by free-living amoebas after being exposed to contaminated soil while potting plants.
The 82-year-old presented to a hospital emergency department after feeling weak for a fortnight, researchers from Emory University in Atlanta wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine.
While the patient had a history of B-cell lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, he had been in remission for more than a decade.
A day after admission, th…
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