Friday, August 19, 2005

Worm Infection Minor
Hartford Courant, United States - Aug 18, 2005 hackers unleashed new variants of a computer worm that attacks a vulnerability in Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 2000 operating system, but infection rates appeared

State park closed after infection in water storage tanks
Albany Business Review, NY - 17 minutes ago They are part of 1,738 cases of gastrointestinal illness linked to exposure to infection at the spray park, or to people exposed to people infected at the park

First 2005 Human Case of West Nile Virus Infection in Peel Region
Region of Peel (press release), Canada - 5 hours ago (Brampton) Peel s first probable case of human West Nile Virus (WNV) infection of 2005 has been reported this week. A Mississauga

Woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria
Orlando Sentinel, FL - 2 hours ago The bacteria that caused Scott's fatal infection typically enters the body through an open wound and absorbs into the bloodstream, Lawther said.

Fixing hospital infection rates starts with making information
Herald & Review, IL - 17 hours ago Decatur Memorial Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur already report the infection rates and both have rates of less than 1 percent.

Teenagers `at greater risk of HIV infection'
Bangkok Post, Thailand - 4 hours ago with their spouses. There were also signs of an increased risk of infection among men who have sex with men. Dr Sombat Thanprasertsook

Peak surgical body warns of super bug threat
ABC Online, Australia - 8 hours ago The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is calling for a national infection control policy to stop the spread of the potentially deadly super bug known as

Prospects for slashing the impact of malaria with old drug
Medical News Today (press release), UK - 20 hours ago tablet to an apparently healthy child during their routine infant immunization visits dramatically reduced the impact of any subsequent malaria infection.