Latest Gujarat hepatitis outbreak Stories

2010-09-30 17:10:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Dr. Thomas Frieden's release of "six winnable battles" in health care, Ms.

2009-05-29 20:54:17

The most common forms of hepatitis A, B, and C are preventable, a U.S. liver specialist says. Dr.

2009-02-21 15:55:12

Authorities in India are targeting stores selling bogus drugs and used syringes after a hepatitis B outbreak left 32 people dead, officials said Saturday. CNN reported five healthcare providers have been arrested over the incidents. Public health officials have recorded 111 cases of hepatitis B infection in India's western Gujarat state.

2009-02-18 11:50:40

An investigation is underway in the Indian state of Gujarat, where 19 people have died during recent weeks in a suspected hepatitis outbreak, authorities say. Malayappan Thennarasan, the Sabarkantha district's top administrative official, said Wednesday the deaths blamed on hepatitis have all occurred

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.