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2006-09-05 18:03:10

VIENNA (Reuters) - The Austrian girl held captive in an underground cell for eight years told on Tuesday how she tried to signal for help with her eyes when she met other people during occasional outings with her captor.

2006-09-04 10:27:36

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian Natascha Kampusch will give her first interview about her eight-year hostage ordeal on Wednesday to state broadcaster ORF, her adviser Dietmar Ecker said on Monday, although apparently her image will not be shown.

2006-02-20 11:15:29

VIENNA (Reuters) - Italian prosecutors found more than 100 syringes and 30 packs of drugs, including asthma drugs and antidepressants, in a raid on Austrian Winter Olympics bases, an Italian prosecutor told Austrian television.

2006-02-20 11:02:04

VIENNA (Reuters) - Italian prosecutors found more than 100 syringes and 30 packs of drugs, including asthma drugs and antidepressants, in a raid on Austrian Winter Olympics bases, an Italian prosecutor told Austrian television.

2006-02-20 10:53:17

VIENNA (Reuters) - Italian prosecutors found more than 100 syringes and 30 packs of drugs, including asthma drugs and antidepressants, in a raid on Austrian Winter Olympics bases, an Italian prosecutor told Austrian television.

2006-01-26 14:19:47

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who come in close contact with sheep and goats risk contracting orf virus from infected animals, U.S. health officials note in a report released this week.


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2011-01-12 16:45:59

Orf, an exanthemous disease, is caused by a parapox virus primarily occurring in sheep and goats. It has many other names including thistle disease, scabby mouth, and sheep pox. It can infect humans as well. It is a zoonotic disease meaning that humans contract the disease through direct contact with infected animals. Generally there are no systemic symptoms. The finger, hand, arm, face, and genitals can be infected locations. Due to this it is important to practice proper hygiene and...

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