Daily Archives: January 5, 2014

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Woman’s H1N1 death confirms resurgence of flu strain

By Jana Katsuyama

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — flu_shot

Santa Clara County Health Department officials announced Friday that the first flu death of the season was a confirmed case of the H1N1 strain. Health officials say the concern is that they are seeing a resurgence of H1N1, the flu strain responsible for the 2009 pandemic that swept across the United States. Continue reading

‘Duct tape, wire nets’ were used to mend Fukushima water tanks – worker


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As TEPCO began preparations for the cleaning of the drainage system with tons of leaked radioactive water at the Fukushima power plant,a former employee reveals the reason for so many leaks was cost cutting measures such as using duct tape,Asahi reported. Continue reading