In Wuhan, authorities have begun to control the number of people leaving and entering the city, according to state TV. Guards are keeping a 24-hour watch on the now closed Huanan seafood and animal market, suspected as the source of the outbreak. Large tour groups are barred and random spot checks are being conducted on vehicles coming in and out of the city to see whether they carry live animals. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Chinese hospitals not testing patients, say relatives
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“Law enforcement has a critical role in reducing supply – that’s what they do best. But reducing demand? That’s my gig. So while other jurisdictions rely entirely on police interdiction, here in the ACT, we have a safety net that acknowledges the reality of consumption. I mean, if we can’t keep drugs out of our prisons, what chance do we have of keeping them out of festivals?” … [Read more...] about Does the future of music festivals rely on pill testing?
4 August: A ward was closed to new admissions at the QEUH after three young patients contracted infections. Children had been moved there from the neighbouring RHC. Work is being carried out on its water supply and air quality systems. NHS GGC said, however, there was "nothing to link the infections" to practices or the environment of the QEUH ward. Outpatients and day cases are being dealt with as normal. The decision to halt admissions was taken after the two most recent infection cases were detected. … [Read more...] about Timeline: The trials of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital complex
Over time, ICU admissions for opioids rose: from 367 kids for the years 2004-2007, to 643 between 2012 and 2015. Most were teenagers, but about one-third were children younger than 6 -- who would have accidentally gotten their hands on someone's medication, Kane said. … [Read more...] about More kids landing in the hospital after opioid overdoses
Another patient became seriously ill in a separate Mucor infection. It's a type of mould, commonly found in soil or rotting organic material such as food. Infection is usually caused by breathing in spores. In this instance, a water leak in the patient's room is thought to have been the source. … [Read more...] about Why do patients get ill with hospital-acquired infections?
Family, friends and classmates gather under a street light so the family Matthew Carter can watch the vigil from the hospital window at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette, La., Monday Jan. 20, 2020. Carter was critically shot on Saturday. … [Read more...] about ‘Well-rounded’ Louisiana teen injured in armed robbery; community gathers at hospital window to pray
Gokulnath Shetty, a former banker and key conspirator in the multi-crore PNB scam in which diamond merchants Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi are prime accused, on Wednesday declined to give his consent for undergoing polygraph and narco-analysis tests. Earlier this month, the CBI had moved a plea before a special court here, seeking it's permission to conduct polygraph and narco-analysis tests on Shetty, a former deputy manager at PNB's Brady House branch in Mumbai. While seeking nod for the scientific tests, the central agency had said it needs to know about the "pecuniary benefits" received by the accused. In his application submitted before special CBI judge V C Barde, Shetty declined to give his consent to undergo the tests and rejected the charge of receiving pecuniary gains from the scam. Shetty is alleged to have played a key role in the Rs 13,700-crore loan fraud while working at PNB's Brady House branch in south Mumbai. He was arrested in March last year, weeks after the mega … [Read more...] about Ex-PNB executive declines to undergo polygraph, narco tests
The trials of Scotland's super hospital The troubled past of the QEUH Jane Grant, chief executive of NHS GGC, said "Since its opening, a number of issues have arisen around the operational effectiveness of the hospital which have impacted on the seamless delivery of safe and effective healthcare. … [Read more...] about Glasgow health board to take legal action over hospital contractor
Police investigate three-year-old's hospital death Health Secretary refuses to rule out 'special measures' option 'I was let down and lied to over Milly's death' Ms Freeman told MSPs on Holyrood's health committee the ongoing review into the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital campus, which includes the Royal Hospital for Children, had taken evidence on water contamination. … [Read more...] about Glasgow hospital review has examined water contamination
Passengers on three direct flights from Wuhan to Sydney each week will be handed information pamphlets in English and Mandarin outlining the symptoms and asking them to identify themselves at the border if they have a fever or suspect they may have the virus. … [Read more...] about Brisbane man in isolation and undergoing tests as deadly virus from China goes global