News tagged with death toll
(AP)—Health officials say they have now confirmed more than 90 cases of a rare fungal meningitis that has been linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The global prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults is set to fall by just 1.7 percentage points by 2030 if governments do not do more to intervene, finds research published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The fact that the global death toll from malaria has dropped by 25 percent over the last ten years would suggest that efforts to control the malaria mosquito are succeeding. But control methods are still largely based on ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With its bustling streets, shops and busy restaurants, little suggests that ten years ago Amoy Gardens was on the front line of Hong Kong's battle with a virus that caused a global health crisis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Eric Jensen surveys his dusty cantaloupe field and seems equally stunned and puzzled at the fate that has befallen his crop: row upon row of melons rotting on the vine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Eighteen people have died and 100 people have fallen ill since late July in the United States from eating cantaloupes infected with listeria, health authorities said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
The death toll of the 2009 influenza pandemic in equatorial climates may have been much lower than originally thought, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health's Fogarty International Center. The ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
UK doctors are willing to cite alcohol as a cause of death on death certificates, but not smoking, for fear of stigmatising the deceased, shows research published online in the Journal of Clinical Pathology.
Addiction Oct 25, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 2
(AP) -- Federal health authorities say a nationwide outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is now responsible for 21 deaths and the number may continue to grow.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 07, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
The deadly H7N9 bird flu strain claimed a new victim on Monday when a hospital patient died in China, state media reported, bringing the death toll from the recently identified virus to 24.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
List of wars and disasters by death toll
This is a list of wars and human-made disasters by death toll. It covers the Lowest Estimate of death as well as the Highest Estimate, the name of the event, the location, and the start and end of each war. Some events overlap categories.
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