Christine Ferretti The Detroit News Published 3:57 PM EST Dec 18, 2018 Two more Michigan children have been diagnosed with a polio-like illness, bringing the total cases of acute flaccid myelitis confirmed this month in the state to four, officials said Tuesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said it has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the two additional confirmed cases of AFM — out of Ottawa and Macomb counties — in the state for 2018. The state's first case was confirmed Dec. 5 and involves a child in Wayne County. The second was confirmed in an Oakland County child on Dec. 12. Five other suspected AFM cases of the disease remain under investigation, while one other case has been ruled out by the CDC, officials said. All of the confirmed cases had the onset of illness between August and October. Nationally, the CDC has confirmed 165 cases of AFM in 36 states, primarily in children. Despite … [Read more...] about 2 new cases of nervous system disease confirmed in Michigan
Sarah Rahal The Detroit News Published 7:21 PM EST Dec 5, 2018 The first case of acute flaccid myelitis has been confirmed in Michigan, health department officials said Wednesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said it was notified Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, confirming the first case of AFM in 2018 in a child from Wayne County. Seven suspect cases of AFM in Michigan remain under investigation, according to the Health Department. AFM is a rare but serious condition affecting the nervous system and can cause muscles and reflexes in the body to become weak. Most patients report having a mild respiratory illness or fever consistent with a viral infection before developing AFM, the Health Department said. As of Nov. 30, the CDC has confirmed 134 cases of AFM in 33 states, mostly in children. Despite increases in cases across the country since 2014, the CDC estimates that less than 1 to 2 in a million … [Read more...] about Wayne Co. confirms 1st case of nervous system disease in Mich.
Marc Daalder Detroit Free Press Published 12:10 PM EDT Oct 9, 2018 A former Comerica Park employee charged with food law violations after he was filmed spitting in pizza he was preparing at the baseball stadium has tested negative for infectious diseases, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. Jaylon Juwan Kerley, 20, of Roseville, was charged on Sept. 25 with felony and misdemeanor food law violations, which could land him in prison for up to four years. He was filmed spitting on pizzas at Comerica Park during a Sept. 21 Tigers game. One condition of Kerley's bond was that he subject himself to testing for certain communicable diseases. More: Comerica Park employee fired, arrested after he was filmed spitting in food Accused Comerica Park pizza spitter faces 4-year felony, Hep A testing On Tuesday morning, the prosecutor's office said in a statement that Kerley "has tested negative for any sexually transmitted diseases, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), … [Read more...] about Accused Comerica Park pizza spitter has no diseases
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments To Your Health by Lindsey Bever by Lindsey Bever Email the author April 18 at 2:48 PM Email the author (iStock) A Canadian naturopath claims she treated a 4-year-old boy's behavioral problems with a controversial homeopathic remedy — this is, saliva from a rabid dog. The recent claims have caused concern in the medical community and prompted questions about why the saliva — known as … [Read more...] about A 4-year-old had been growling at preschool — so this naturopath says she gave him rabid dog saliva
Chevrolet has yet to start retail production of the 650 horsepower C7 Corvette Z06 but that doesn’t mean we can’t speculate about future Corvettes. In case you’ve been living under a rock or were quarantined with some type of communicable disease, the latest rumor is that Chevrolet is working on a mid-engine Corvette named after its first chief Engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov. Zora was a huge proponent of taking the Corvette to a mid-engine platform and over the years a number of interesting prototypes were built, ranging from 1960’s CERV I to 1990’s CERV III. As far as the latest round of the “next Corvette will be mid-engine” rumors goes, you can blame General Motors. In June of this year we learned that General Motors submitted a trademark application for “ZORA” for use as “motor land vehicles, namely automobiles”. And since Zora is known for championing mid-engine Corvette prototypes, it’s the reason we are … [Read more...] about [PIC] TopSpeed Renders the Mid Engine C8 Corvette ZORA ZR1