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Woman who wore contact lenses while showering, swimming nearly blinded in one eye from rare infection

Woman who wore contact lenses while showering, swimming nearly blinded in one eye A rare infection caused a woman in England to nearly go blind in one eye, after wearing her contact lenses while showering and swimming. According to the CDC, the infection is due to the improper storage, handling or disinfecting of contact lenses.… Read More »

China’s Inner Mongolia reports human infection of H7N9 bird flu virus: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Inner Mongolia region reported on Saturday a case of human infection with the H7N9 bird flu virus, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The same bird flu strain killed almost 300 people in the country during the winter of 2016/2017. The patient, an 82-year-old man, was receiving treatment and local authorities… Read More »

Mum almost dies from skull infection caused by cotton bud which got stuck for 5 years

Cleaning your ears may be a harmless part of your hygiene routine, but it almost killed Jasmine Small. The mum-of-four experienced a VERY close call following years of hearing problems and suffering from other unpleasant symptoms, such as discovering a brown, smelly discharge and bleeding whenever she cleaned her left ear. Jasmine, from New South… Read More »