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Patient Dies in Dental Surgery‏
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Patient Dies in Dental Surgery‏

DÜSSELDORF, Germany: A patient died after a tragic fall in a dental clinic. The 45-year-old woman, who had been treated under anesthesia because of a mental disability, woke up dizzy in the recovery room, stumbled and accidently slammed her head against an aquarium. The patient hit her head against the aquarium with such a great…

Vaccination against meningitis mandatory for all Haj pilgrims
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Vaccination against meningitis mandatory for all Haj pilgrims

The Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday that vaccination against meningitis is mandatory for all local and international Haj pilgrims. Taking the flu shot is also recommended, in addition to quarantine requirements for foreign pilgrims depending on the country they live in, according to officials. “Vaccination should be taken at least 10 days before pilgrims…

Ebola Infected Doctor Dies‏
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Ebola Infected Doctor Dies‏

Sierra Leone: The Ebola virus outbreak has claimed the life of another doctor in Sierra Leone, as an epidemiologist arrived in Germany for treatment. Plans have been put in place by Canada to pull out three lab workers helping to test for infections. Dr. Sahr Rogers had been working at a hospital in the eastern…

India introduces a different polio shot
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India introduces a different polio shot

Bangalore: With polio having been eradicated in India, the focus is now on carrying out a small change in the routine immunization program. This involves withdrawing the live vaccine first and introducing a dose of inactivated vaccine in the form of an injection before facilitating a global switch in the program itself. Dr Poonam Khetrapal…

Poznan to host the 2016 FDI Annual World Dental Congress
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Poznan to host the 2016 FDI Annual World Dental Congress

Poznan, Poland, is to host the 2016 FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in September 2016. The agreement between FDI and local organizing team was signed recently between all parties. Said FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong: “The decision to hold the 2016 AWDC in Poznan demonstrates FDI’s determination to ensure a good worldwide balance…

EBOLA Claims the First European Life
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EBOLA Claims the First European Life

MADRID: An elderly priest in Spain became the first European to die from a fast-spreading Ebola outbreak. He remained admitted in Madrid Hospital for 5 days. The Roman Catholic priest, Miguel Pajares, was being treated in Spain with an experimental US serum, ZMapp, after being flown to Madrid. He was the first European patient to…

CME at HU Dental Hospital
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CME at HU Dental Hospital

Karachi: A special CME program was arranged recently at Hamdard University Dental Hospital, in which a series of special lectures were delivered by Dr Kashif Naqvi and Prof. Dr Mervyn Hosein. Dr Kashif gave lecture on Pharma Guide. In his lecture, initially he gave introduction on the Pharma Guide and its significance with special relevance…

Ebola Emergency by WHO
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Ebola Emergency by WHO

GENEVA: Nigeria has become the latest Country to declare a national emergency over the deadly Ebola virus. 1000 lives have fallen to a global health crisis, called the epidemic by the World Health Organisation. An appeal for an international aid to help the afflicted countries was raised in an emergency meeting of the UN health…

Days numbered for AIDS‏
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Days numbered for AIDS‏

GENEVA: Global AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have fallen by over a third in a decade, raising hopes of beating the killer disease by 2030, the United Nations said. With more than half of the 35 million people living with HIV unaware they are infected, the battle is far from over however, said Michel…

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