Tag Archives: Outbreak

SGH RECALLING RENAL PATIENTS FOR SCREENING 4 MONTHS AFTER DEADLY HEPATITIS C OUTBREAK

SGH announced that it is investigating a cluster of Hepatitis C infections in its renal ward. In total, 22 patients who were hospitalised between April and June 2015 had been infected with Hepatitis C. Out of which 4 patients had passed away, with another death under review. SGH is now contacting all patients who were admitted to Wards 64A and 67 from January to June for Hepatitis C screening.

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NIGERIAN WOMAN BRINGS THE FIRST EBOLA CASE INTO SINGAPORE?

Singapore may have its first case of Ebola, the viral outbreak that has killed more than 1,000 people in West Africa. A Nigerian woman in her 50s was identified as a possible Ebola case by doctors at Gleneagles Hospital on Thursday morning. The woman is believed to have flown into Singapore recently and arrived at the hospital's emergency department with a fever.

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AFRICAN EBOLA WITH 90% DEATH RATE OUT OF CONTROL, MAY SPREAD TO ASIA & EUROPE

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday (July 30) with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said the crisis gripping Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone would only get worse and warned there was no overarching strategy to handle the world's worst-ever outbreak of the disease. The US Peace Corps announced it was pulling dozens of volunteers from the three countries.

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AFRICAN EBOLA WITH 90% DEATH RATE OUT OF CONTROL, MAY SPREAD TO ASIA & EUROPE

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday (July 30) with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said the crisis gripping Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone would only get worse and warned there was no overarching strategy to handle the world's worst-ever outbreak of the disease. The US Peace Corps announced it was pulling dozens of volunteers from the three countries.

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