Here’s a surprise: rates of sexually-transmitted diseases are high among performers in the adult film industry.
By 16 December 2010, there were 182 patients with swine flu in intensive care units in England, equalling the worst week in 2009 (180) and deaths from H1N1 had risen from 10 (when doctors first d
The number of patients with swine flu who need intensive care has already matched the peak reached in 2009 (12-18 November 2009) prompting health reporters to draw a parallel – but finding
Sex sells papers, so today’s made hay with new figures for sexually-transmitted diseases. “Drunk ladettes fuel a boom in STIs” was the Daily Express headline.
Dame Deirdre Hine’s report on swine flu, published last Friday, acquits all involved of blame for spending £1.2 billion on a pandemic that turned out to be mild.
The BBC, and other media sources, report that operating a windscreen washer without added screenwash increases the risk of catching Legionnaires’ disease.
The latest figures for deaths from H1N1 flu, published by the Health Protection Agency for week 48, raise an interesting question.
The latest figures for patients hospitalized in England for suspect swine flu provide an opportunity to compare the current cases with those in the first wave in July.