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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 »