Posted by te2ataria on February 27, 2009
YET another tourist was killed in New Zealand today, a second foreigner fighting for his life in a NZ hospital
One victims was killed instantly and another seriously injured when their ‘faulty’ glider crashed in New Zealand’s South Island, private sources informed the Moderator. The identities of the two victims [rumored to be UK nationals] have not been released.
According to media reports the glider crashed on Mount St Cuthbert, near Omarama, about 120km northwest of Oamaru.
After a long delay, the injured man was taken to Dunedin Hospital with serious injuries.
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Posted by te2ataria on August 19, 2008
[New Zealand Death Syndrome (NZDS), Health Bulletin # 15. Outbreak of Norovirus, August 19, 2008]
At least four major outbreaks of highly infectious gastro-intestinal norovirus have been reported throughout in New Zealand’s south Island. In two Dunedin hospitals about 100 people have been affected. In Otago at least 47 patients and 79 medical staff have been infected by the virus since August 1. In Greymouth another outbreak in a rest home has been comfirmed by the health officials. About 50 percent of the residents and medical staff have caught the viral sickness.
It’s not known how many peopled have been killed since the outbreak started.
Norovirus affects people of all ages. The viruses are transmitted by food or water which is contaminated with feces and by person-to-person contact.
The disease is characterized by nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. General lethargy, weakness, muscle aches, headache, and fever. Symptoms may persist for several days and may become life-threatening in the young, the elderly, and the immune-compromised. (Read more).
New Zealand food and personal hygiene is one of the worst in the world.
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