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Health News Archive - November 22, 2005

By Paul Simao ATLANTA (Reuters) - Citing a need to protect Americans from bird flu and other diseases, U.S. health officials on Tuesday proposed regulatory changes requiring airlines and shipping firms to hand over passenger and crew lists on demand and expand how they report serious illnesses.

Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.