After Ebola, The Dreadful Zika
Mar08

After Ebola, The Dreadful Zika

After the deadly Ebola outbreak, the global countries’ are now facing yet another disastrous virus outbreak called ‘Zika’ which is capable of devastating a generation. Health experts across the world are in the conclusion that the outbreak could pose a bigger threat to global health than the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people in Africa. The first cases of Zika were reported in Brazil last May with up to 1.5 million...

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Gloves Vital for Health, Safety
Dec06

Gloves Vital for Health, Safety

Gloves play an important role in ensuring health and safety. The usage of gloves is growing along with the increasing awareness of health and safety in working environment and with a host of killer diseases like HIV and Ebola threatening the lives of millions across the globe. The following article is an overview of the booming global glove industry. In practical terms, gloves play an important role in protecting workers from exposure...

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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Safety Guidelines
Nov03

CDC Releases Revised Ebola Safety Guidelines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr Tom Frieden laid out new guidelines for health care workers when dealing with the deadly Ebola virus including new precautions when taking off personal protective equipment. Rivision in the guidelines came after the Ebola health workers have been pushing for new standards since two Dallas hospital nurses were diagnosed with the disease this month after treating an Ebola...

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Ebola Virus : Deaths More than 2400!
Sep30

Ebola Virus : Deaths More than 2400!

Ebola, the deadly virus is spreading fast killing more than 2400 people in the Southern African Countries so far. Since no cure or preventive vaccine is found, elaborate arrangements are being adopted world over to deal with the situation. SM News Desk gives here a comprehensive picture with particular emphasis to India’s preparedness. (Read and get a full picture on the deadly disease from October 2014 issue of the...

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