Boston Marathon Explosion
Aftermath: Health Effects
More or less we all watch
and enjoy sports. And if you are a great fan of a certain sports, you will not
miss a big event. Even if you pass a busy day, you will sit in front of TV or
go to stadium or place where the events or match take place to cheer for your
team or player. It gives us refreshment and breaks our monotony. When your favourite
team or player wins, you enjoy the moment and celebrate it. When your favourite
team or player win loses, you become sad, sometimes you cry. In a marathon
competition, when players are about to reach the finishing line, all become
excited to see who will be the winner. They forget about all other things and
concentrate on the racing track. When players reach the finishing line, we can
know who take the 1st or 2nd place. It is usual scene of sport. Could you even
imagine in your dream that finishing line could be the end of some people’s
life? Did you ever think that we are going to witness such a terrible thing on
live TV? Still we can’t believe it. It’s really shocking.
2013 Boston Marathon which
was the 117th edition of the mass-participation marathon took place in Boston, Massachusetts
on April 15, 2013. During the event two bombs exploded those were placed near
the finish line, along Boylston
Street. 3 people killed and more than 180 people
injured (till now). But reason of the blasts were not initially known.
In Boston marathon bombing some victims
suffered, shrapnel wounds, lower leg injuries and ruptured eardrums caused by
the shock waves of the explosions. Some had severed limbs. Burns and fractures
were common. There were victims who lost one or both legs. Few people found
unconscious. Victims were taken to local hospitals. Ten local hospitals treated
them. It was reported that At least 15 of the injured were in critical
condition on April 16.
An explosion like Boston marathon bombing
also causes severe internal injuries to organs. Blast injury is a complex
injury and it’s very difficult to treat. Patient have experience a trauma from
a bullet or a knife or fire or all at same time. Patient may have to suffer
disruption of brain function without any physical finding. Sometimes victim
have internal injuries even without any obvious bleeding.
Bomb causes a lot of damage
on the spot. But this type of bomb may also cause some health effects later. For
example eye injuries and abdominal injuries can cause symptoms and even
fatalities hours to months after the event, though may not be apparent
Boston Marathon Explosion
Aftermath: Health Effects
Psychological effects are
common in attack survivors this type of big explosion. But, most symptoms
diminish with time. Patient’s near ones should be conscious and may take help
from mental health professionals.
We pray that all victims recover soon.
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Who don’t know the famous carton character Popeye the Sailor
Man? His source of energy was spinach and become more powerful and stronger
after taking it. It is just a story. But, there are many nutritional or health benefits
of spinach. There is no doubt that Popeye is famous. But, is spinach famous? I
don’t know you like to eat spinach or not. But, I know, if you read this
article about Spinach Nutrition Facts and health benefits
of spinach, you must love to eat spinach.
Fungal Meningitis Outbreak 2012 Updates and Information
We always talk about common diseases. But, we don’t know
when rare diseases will breakout and take people’s life. In 2012, we saw an
outbreak of a rare virus, called West Nile virus. Few days later, in October 2012, there is an outbreak of a deadly fungal
infection, called Fungal Meningitis. Before this outbreak, most people had
never even heard of fungal meningitis. Fungal Meningitis Outbreak 2012 causes death
of 24 people in USA
till now. So far 317 people were diagnosed with fungal meningitis in 17 U.S. states linked
to contaminated steroid injections, federal health officials said few days ago.
What is the source of fungal meningitis outbreak 2012?
Fungal meningitis outbreak 2012 has occurred due
to contaminated medication used for epidural steroid injections
(According to CDC). But, the original source of the outbreak has not been
confirmed yet. Investigation is still going on. Get updates from here- Fungal Meningitis Outbreak 2012 Updates and Information
Anyone can get Fungal Meningitis. But, immunocompromised people are more likely to get it.In fungal meningitis, fungus spread through blood to the
spinal cord. The most common cause of fungal meningitis is Cryptococcus. It is called Cryptococcal meningitis.
Fungal meningitis is one type of meningitis which is caused
by a fungal infection. It causes inflammation of the meninges which is the
protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. Fungal meningitis is
rare and usually occurs in people with weak immune systems. But, as we can’t
see the future, we don’t know when some rare microorganisms or parasites will
attack us. You may know about Fungal Meningitis Outbreak 2012. Many people have died recently
in united State. So, full information about Fungal meningitis is provided here
for your awareness.
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