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Is toxoplasmosis airborne?

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Is toxoplasmosis airborne?

Sort of: The airborne transmission you are thinking of is if a pregnant woman changes the litter for an infected cat; the close proximity to the infected litter dust could lead to transmission. By far, the most likely transmission is from consumption of undercooked meat. ...Read more

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Is cjd airborne?

Is cjd airborne?

No: Most cases of cjd are sporadic. Cjd may be transmitted through organ transplant or contaminated instruments used in surgery. Variant cjd, also called mad cow disease may be acquired through eating of beef from affected bovine. ...Read more

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Are there any recalls on avandia (rosiglitazone)?

Are there any recalls on avandia (rosiglitazone)?

Yes/ restricted : Avandia (rosiglitazone) is available but has restricted access. Providers must be trained/certified before prescribing this drug. Pharmacies must be certified in other to dispense it. Providers must attest that no other diabetes drug is working for a patient and must tell the patient the risks of heart problems related with avandia (rosiglitazone). Patient must be registered too. Not available in your local pharmacies. ...Read more

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IF Ebola is NOT airborne then WHY the hazmat suits? What is to keep it from spreading here in the USA like Africa?

IF Ebola is NOT airborne then WHY the hazmat suits?  What is to keep it from spreading here in the USA like Africa?

Ebola Virus: CDC recommends US medical personnel wear eye protection, surg. gown, gloves & face mask when treating Ebola patients. In higher risk situations w/ Ebola – recommend double gloving, leg & shoe covers. This is because Ebola can be spread through body fluids such as sweat, tears, blood, saliva, breast milk, semen, vomit, urine and stool. WHO indicated it might be transmitted “when virus-laden heavy ...Read more

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Is the norovirus airborne?

Is the norovirus airborne?

Mode of transmission: It could be from the droplets of the vomit of the other person. Can also be transmitted through contaminated food and utensils. ...Read more

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Why were antivert and meclizine recalled?

Why were antivert and meclizine recalled?

Iron tablets recalle: Actually it is iron tablets contaminated with Meclizine that have been recalled. Bottles, marketed as iron (ferrous sulfate) and manufactured by advance pharmaceutical inc. Contained tablets of Meclizine hcl instead! the affected lot number is 12g468. The upc bar code for this lot is 0 0536-5890-01. The recall occurred january 17, 2013. See fda information at http://www.Fda.Gov/safety/recalls/ucm. ...Read more

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Why has urex been recalled?

Why has urex been recalled?

Not sure it has: Urex is a good antibiotic in use for years. It is still listed in my computer PDR, which is updated constantly. ...Read more