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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. But her attempts went unnoticed, Natascha Kampusch -- the now 18-year-old who escaped her ordeal last month -- told Austrian television's Christoph Feurstein in an interview due to go on air Wednesday evening, Feurstein said. "There were moments in the interview that...

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. Kampusch, whose fate has mesmerized Austria since sprinting to her freedom last month, has been at the center of an international media frenzy since she escaped from her small cell beneath a garage where she had been kept since 1998. "It goes...

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. They also seized devices for blood testing and blood transfusions in the raid on Saturday on the country's biathlon and cross-country teams, Austrian state television ORF said on its Web site on Monday, quoting Turin prosecutor Raffaele Guariniello. ORF also...

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. They also seized devices for blood testing and blood transfusions in the raid on Saturday on the country's biathlon and cross-country teams, Austrian state television ORF said on its Web site on Monday, quoting Turin prosecutor Raffaele Guariniello. ORF also...

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. They also seized devices for blood testing and blood transfusions in the raid on Saturday on the country's biathlon and cross-country teams, Austrian state television ORF said on its Web site on Monday, quoting Turin prosecutor Raffaele Guariniello. ORF also...

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. Orf virus disease is an infection of the skin that occurs worldwide -- most commonly among farm workers, sheepherders, and veterinarians. Humans usually acquire the infection by close contact with infected animals. Person to person transmission is rare. In this week's Morbidity and Mortality...


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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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