Wednesday, August 12, 2020

All posts tagged "health"

  • Italy Confirms Higher Cancer, Death Rates From Mob Dumping

    ROME – An Italian parliament-mandated health survey has confirmed higher-than-normal incidents of death and cancer among residents in and around Naples, thanks to decades of toxic waste dumping by the local Camorra mob. The report by the...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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  • First Confirmed Case Of The Zika Virus In Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN – Department of Health Secretary Ana Rius Rivera confirmed Thursday the first case of a Zika virus infection in Puerto Rico. “The patient is a resident of the eastern part of Puerto Rico and there...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • Workers Can Now Benefit From Sick Leave To Attend To Family Situations

    SAN JUAN – Gov. Alejandro García Padilla signed into law two health related bills, including House bill 695, which will allow workers to use sick leave to attend to health situations of their family and children. The...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • Three Deaths as Influenza Cases Continue to Rise  

    SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico epidemiologist Brenda Rivera García said Thursday 249 cases of influenza and 18 related hospitalizations were reported across the island for week 50 (Dec. 13 to 19) of 2015. The first three deaths...

    • Posted December 24, 2015
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