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Brisbane Times
Severity of brain defects in Brazilian Zika babies baffles expertsZika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the v
Severity of brain defects in Brazilian Zika babies baffles experts
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Zika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the virus causes the condition. The suspected association moved the World Health Organisation last week to declare an international health emergency. With annual Carnival... Read more
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WA Today
Severity of brain defects in Brazilian Zika babies baffles expertsZika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the v
Severity of brain defects in Brazilian Zika babies baffles experts
WA Today / Posted 10 hours ago
Zika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the virus causes the condition. The suspected association moved the World Health Organisation last week to declare an international health emergency. With annual Carnival... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babiesZika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the v
Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
Zika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the virus causes the condition. The suspected association moved the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday to declare an international health emergency. Dobyns has... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babiesZika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the v
Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
Zika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the virus causes the condition. The suspected association moved the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday to declare an international health emergency. Dobyns has... Read more
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The Age
Severity of brain defects in Brazilian Zika babies baffles expertsZika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the v
Severity of brain defects in Brazilian Zika babies baffles experts
The Age / Posted 10 hours ago
Zika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the virus causes the condition. The suspected association moved the World Health Organisation last week to declare an international health emergency. With annual Carnival... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Severity of brain defects in Brazilian Zika babies baffles expertsZika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the v
Severity of brain defects in Brazilian Zika babies baffles experts
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
Zika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the virus causes the condition. The suspected association moved the World Health Organisation last week to declare an international health emergency. With annual Carnival... Read more
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Canberra Times
Severity of brain defects in Brazilian Zika babies baffles expertsZika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the v
Severity of brain defects in Brazilian Zika babies baffles experts
Canberra Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Zika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the virus causes the condition. The suspected association moved the World Health Organisation last week to declare an international health emergency. With annual Carnival... Read more
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Swissinfo
Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babiesZika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the v
Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babies
Swissinfo / Posted 10 hours ago
Zika outbreaks has triggered an international effort to determine whether the virus causes the condition. The suspected association moved the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday to declare an international health emergency. Dobyns has... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Are iPads Reliable for Diagnosing Kids With Major Illnesses?patients seeking non-emergency advice. It is a form of telemedicine. It is also
Are iPads Reliable for Diagnosing Kids With Major Illnesses?
Doctors Health Press / Posted 15 hours ago
patients seeking non-emergency advice. It is a form of telemedicine. It is also called telemedicine when a patient seeks health advice over the phone or email. In a new prospective observational study published online in the journal Pediatrics,... Read more
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ESPN
ISAF CEO pins firing on call to move Rio venueParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
ISAF CEO pins firing on call to move Rio venue
ESPN / Posted yesterday
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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Times of Malta
European carmakers survive politicians’ backlash – for nowless climate change-causing carbon than gasoline, but produces larger quantitie
European carmakers survive politicians’ backlash – for now
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
less climate change-causing carbon than gasoline, but produces larger quantities of nitrogen oxides that are hazardous to health. The revelation last year that the continent’s biggest carmaker Volkswagen was cheating on tests to show lower... Read more
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EuroNews
Shame on you Europe. Silent heroes in France’s other ‘jungle’in the camp. And that number climbed to some 2,500 or 3,000. So you have to ada
Shame on you Europe. Silent heroes in France’s other ‘jungle’
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
in the camp. And that number climbed to some 2,500 or 3,000. So you have to adapt,” Françoise, a volunteer at the SALAM association, told Reporter. The area was completely unprepared to handle such an influx, and has since seen an increase in... Read more
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NBC News
WHO Declares Zika a Public Health EmergencyThe spread of Zika virus across the Americas and its suspected link to birth de
WHO Declares Zika a Public Health Emergency
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
The spread of Zika virus across the Americas and its suspected link to birth defects is a public health emergency of international concern and deserves urgent attention, the World Health Organization said Monday. "I am now declaring that a recent... Read more
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Columbia Star
Palmetto Health celebrates Heart Hospitals’ 10th year | February 5, 2016While the hospitals of Palmetto Health have been treating heart patients in the
Palmetto Health celebrates Heart Hospitals’ 10th year | February 5, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 3 days ago
While the hospitals of Palmetto Health have been treating heart patients in the Midlands for 50 years, this February marks the 10th anniversary of Palmetto Health Heart Hospital— South Carolina’s only freestanding hospital dedicated solely to the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
European carmakers survive politicians' backlash - for nowless climate change-causing carbon than gasoline, but produces larger quantitie
European carmakers survive politicians' backlash - for now
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
less climate change-causing carbon than gasoline, but produces larger quantities of nitrogen oxides that are hazardous to health. The revelation last year that the continent's biggest carmaker Volkswagen was cheating on tests to show lower... Read more
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FOX News
Venezuela medical shortages put Zika-linked Guillain-Barre cases at riskeconomic crisis, Venezuela is suffering a roughly 80 percent shortage of medici
Venezuela medical shortages put Zika-linked Guillain-Barre cases at risk
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
economic crisis, Venezuela is suffering a roughly 80 percent shortage of medicines, according to a leading pharmaceutical association. The scarcity, which also includes repellent and fever relievers, is stoking fears about Venezuela's ability to... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Health Dept. reminding of "Flu on Call" hotline as number of flu cases increase statewideMILWAUKEE – As flu activity increases statewide, the City of Milwaukee Health D
Health Dept. reminding of "Flu on Call" hotline as number of flu cases increase statewide
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
MILWAUKEE – As flu activity increases statewide, the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) is reminding all city and county residents that information and medical advice related to the seasonal flu are just a phone call away thanks to Flu on... Read more
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East Bay Express
Anti-Tobacco Forces Target Legal Pot Usepackaging be devoted to warnings like “increased risk for addiction, cancer, re
Anti-Tobacco Forces Target Legal Pot Use
East Bay Express / Posted 4 days ago
packaging be devoted to warnings like “increased risk for addiction, cancer, reproductive toxicity, cardiovascular disease, respiratory, and neurological problems (long-lasting detrimental changes in brain function) … The labels would be large (at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela medical shortages put Zika-linked Guillain-Barre cases at riskeconomic crisis, Venezuela is suffering a roughly 80 percent shortage of medici
Venezuela medical shortages put Zika-linked Guillain-Barre cases at risk
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
economic crisis, Venezuela is suffering a roughly 80 percent shortage of medicines, according to a leading pharmaceutical association. The scarcity, which also includes repellent and fever relievers, is stoking fears about Venezuela's ability to... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Neighbours plan blockadethe smouldering, stinking Stoney Drift dumpsite say it is an environmental and
Neighbours plan blockade
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
the smouldering, stinking Stoney Drift dumpsite say it is an environmental and societal disaster that has introduced ill health, crime and drugs into the area. They said the tip, which was still sending out billows of noxious smoke yesterday... Read more
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New Kerala
Zika: Health Ministry issues guidelinesNew Delhi, Feb 2 : The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday issued
Zika: Health Ministry issues guidelines
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 2 : The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday issued guidelines on the Zika virus disease here. Zika virus disease is an emerging viral disease transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. This is the same... Read more
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Business Wire
Stallergenes Greer Announces Resumption of Manufacturing at Its Antony, France PlantStallergenes Greer plc (the “Company”) (Paris:STAGR), a biopharmaceutical compa
Stallergenes Greer Announces Resumption of Manufacturing at Its Antony, France Plant
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
Stallergenes Greer plc (the “Company”) (Paris:STAGR), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in treatments for respiratory allergies, today announced that the manufacturing and distribution of ORALAIR®, ACTAIR® and ALYOSTAL® Venom1 is starting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
HIV-Mad Cow-Lassa-Zikain the mid-1980s. At first HIV/AIDS was thought to affect only homosexuals and
HIV-Mad Cow-Lassa-Zika
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
in the mid-1980s. At first HIV/AIDS was thought to affect only homosexuals and heroin addicts that shared needles. Its association with sexual transmission soon created a huge social stigma around HIV. Government was urging everyone to go for a... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
About that cough …is the result of postnasal drip from head colds or bronchitis, says Dr. Arthur
About that cough …
Guelph Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
is the result of postnasal drip from head colds or bronchitis, says Dr. Arthur Vanek, a respirologist at St. Joseph's Health Centre. But more generally speaking, it's a way for your body to get rid of things that don't belong in your lungs or... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
Equine herpes found in New Mexico race horsesAgriculture spokesperson Katie Goetz said in some instances, the virus will go
Equine herpes found in New Mexico race horses
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 6 days ago
Agriculture spokesperson Katie Goetz said in some instances, the virus will go away on its own. But in others it can cause respiratory problems and neurological issues. Goetz said the worst cases result in the horse losing its ability to... Read more
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The Hindu
Zika: ‘I think WHO should declare an emergency’3-4 million cases of Zika virus disease can be expected The World Health Organ
Zika: ‘I think WHO should declare an emergency’
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
3-4 million cases of Zika virus disease can be expected The World Health Organization faced flak for its delay by two months in 2014 in declaring the Ebola epidemic as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). This might not happen... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Barbara Lee: Now is the time to make solar accessible to all Californiansplant. This places these communities at an especially high risk of exposure to
Barbara Lee: Now is the time to make solar accessible to all Californians
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
plant. This places these communities at an especially high risk of exposure to air pollution, which contributes directly to respiratory issues like asthma and bronchitis. Because of poor access to health care, normally manageable conditions, such as... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
On bauxite mining – Green and Blue Environmental Protection Society of Malaysiaif there is heavy rain caused by the presence of the piles of earth that was du
On bauxite mining – Green and Blue Environmental Protection Society of Malaysia
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
if there is heavy rain caused by the presence of the piles of earth that was dug out and heaped near residential areas. Health effects include respiratory problems and skin rashes in the short-run and (lung and epidemiological) cancer,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Small NC drug stores hope proposed rules help them surviveexample, this month, Houston paid $343 to a wholesale drug company for a month
Small NC drug stores hope proposed rules help them survive
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
example, this month, Houston paid $343 to a wholesale drug company for a month supply of generic pills used to treat respiratory problems. The customer got his medication. The drug store was reimbursed $4 from the pharmacy benefit... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Passive smoking can increase weight, decrease grades Published: 30 January 2016 4:30 PM A study has observed an association betwe
Passive smoking can increase weight, decrease grades
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 30 January 2016 4:30 PM A study has observed an association between levels of body fat and exposure to secondhand smoke among children. – AFP/Relaxnews pic, January 30, 2016.A recent... Read more
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Science Daily
Refugee women at higher risk of preterm birth, study finds"This suggests that refugee experiences in countries before coming to Canada ar
Refugee women at higher risk of preterm birth, study finds
Science Daily / Posted 9 days ago
"This suggests that refugee experiences in countries before coming to Canada are not conducive to good health," said Dr. Susitha Wanigaratne, a researcher at St. Michael's Centre for Research on Inner City Health, who has a PhD in... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Refugee women have higher risk of giving birth too early than non-refugee immigrants(6.4 per cent). "This suggests that refugee experiences in countries before co
Refugee women have higher risk of giving birth too early than non-refugee immigrants
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
(6.4 per cent). "This suggests that refugee experiences in countries before coming to Canada are not conducive to good health," said Dr. Susitha Wanigaratne, a researcher at St. Michael's Centre for Research on Inner City Health, who has a PhD... Read more
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Dundas Star News
ER rooms failing to meet wait time goals — by a long shotdoctor in critical cases, Toronto Star has learned. Only about 10 per cent of
ER rooms failing to meet wait time goals — by a long shot
Dundas Star News / Posted 10 days ago
doctor in critical cases, Toronto Star has learned. Only about 10 per cent of emergency room patients in the Toronto-area health networks deemed to be at the second-highest priority level — conditions such as a severe asthma attack or drug... Read more
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Business Wire
Teva and Eagle Pharmaceuticals Announce Commercial Availability of BENDEKA™ (bendamustine hydrochloride) InjectionVice President and General Manager, Teva Oncology. “We believe BENDEKA represen
Teva and Eagle Pharmaceuticals Announce Commercial Availability of BENDEKA™ (bendamustine hydrochloride) Injection
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
Vice President and General Manager, Teva Oncology. “We believe BENDEKA represents an important benefit to both patients and healthcare providers, and are pleased it is now available. Based on the product profile, we expect BENDEKA to replace... Read more
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East Bay Express
Opinion: Let’s Make Solar Accessible to All Californiansusing solar power, California will continue to lead as we transform the future.
Opinion: Let’s Make Solar Accessible to All Californians
East Bay Express / Posted 11 days ago
using solar power, California will continue to lead as we transform the future. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, solar customers can save an average of 10 to 20 percent on their energy bills. Going solar puts money back in... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio event
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 11 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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Lowell Sun
sailing CYO: I was fired for trying to move Olympic eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CYO: I was fired for trying to move Olympic event
Lowell Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio event
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio event
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio event
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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KTVN Reno
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio event
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio event
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio event
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio event
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio event
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio eventParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
sailing CEO: I was fired for trying to move Rio event
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
33 related stories
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SportsFan
I was axed for Rio pollution fears: SowreyParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
I was axed for Rio pollution fears: Sowrey
SportsFan / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Ex-CEO of World Sailing says he was fired over Rio’s polluted Olympics venueParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
Ex-CEO of World Sailing says he was fired over Rio’s polluted Olympics venue
The Oakland Press / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as “sailing in a toilet” or an “open sewer.” Viruses... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Ex CEO of World Sailing says fired over Rio's polluted venueParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
Ex CEO of World Sailing says fired over Rio's polluted venue
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
33 related stories
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WBOC Salisbury
Ex CEO of World Sailing says fired over Rio's polluted venueParalympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of
Ex CEO of World Sailing says fired over Rio's polluted venue
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 days ago
Paralympics. Experts say athletes will be competing in the viral equivalent of raw sewage with exposure to dangerous health risks almost certain. Many sailors have described the conditions as "sailing in a toilet" or an "open sewer." Viruses... Read more
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