Tag Archives: rises

Death Toll Rises as Vaping Cases Skyrocket

CDC: “Update on Pulmonary Disease Associated with E-cigarettes,” Sept. 6, 2019. Daniel Fox, MD, pulmonologist, WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Raleigh, NC. Jennifer Layden, MD, PhD, chief medical officer and state epidemiologist, Illinois Department of Public Health. Mitch Zeller, JD, director, FDA Center for Tobacco Products. Dana Meaney-Delman, MD, incident manager, CDC 2019 Lung Injury Response.… Read More »

Death toll from acute encephalitis in east Indian town rises to 129 children

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – At least 129 children have now died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the town of Muzaffarpur in the eastern Indian state of Bihar since an outbreak earlier this month, a medical official said on Sunday. The death toll from AES, a fever that affects the central nervous system, has risen… Read More »