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Killer bug: 5 more infected

FOUR adults and one child in the General Intensive Care Unit of the Princess Margaret Hospital have contracted the same bacteria that killed two premature babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, as concerns grow that the bacteria could spread to more wards within the hospital.

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Acinetobacter Baumannii reportedly spreads through PMH

THE OUTBREAK of a bacterial infection, which Princess Margaret Hospital administration had said had been contained in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, has reportedly spread to the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital, with four people being affected, according to sources inside PMH.

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Breaking - PHA: 'No bacteria found in the NICU'

UPDATED The Public Hospitals Authority revealed this afternoon that the strain of Acinetobacter baumannii that killed two babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has not been detected within the environment of the NICU.

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Crash victims in intensive care

THE cousins of West End and Bimini MP Obie Wilchcombe were still in intensive care at Doctors Hospital last night after their car crashed into a utility pole in Freeport on Wednesday.

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Bahamas finishes second overall at Carifta Games

After three days of intense competition at the National Stadium, the Bahamas finished second overall at the 2018 Carifta Games with 35 medals.

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Newborn injured in PMH unit

THE Public Hospitals Authority yesterday confirmed recent reports of an incident at the Princess Margaret Hospital that affected an infant who was injured during IV therapy.

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Top ways to boost health in 2018 in under five minutes per day

(BPT) - A new year brings new opportunities to focus on health and fitness. The following are four easy ways to boost your health in less than five minutes per day. Drink water before each mealDrinking enough water each day helps to boost hydration,

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Attorneys meet Ministry on VAT

Higgs & Johnson attorneys have met with John Rolle, the financial secretary, and other Ministry of Finance officials over Value-Added Tax (VAT), its ramifications and impending implementation. The session was described as “intense and tremendously beneficial”.

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Sound wave therapy for erectile dysfunction

Low intensity shockwave lithotripsy (Li-ESWT) has the great potential to offer a curative treatment for poor blood supply/vasculogenic erectile dysfunction, which is a common cause of poor erections for many men.

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Man shot at party in Fox Hill dies - armed suspect sought

POLICE are have mounted an "intense" search of New Providence for an armed suspect responsible for the shooting death of a man on Sunday night in Fox Hill.

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Mystery remains as bacteria not found in baby ICU

THE Public Hospitals Authority said yesterday afternoon that the strain of Acinetobacter Baumannii that killed two premature babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the Princess Margaret Hospital has not been detected within the “environment” of the NICU.

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Bahamas Power & Light | SKYGuard Tropical Cyclone Weather Alert ( #9)

A couple of hours ago an observing site on the southeast coast of Puerto Rico reported sustained winds of 52 kt.

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Marie is first Miss Earth Bahamas

AFTER a two-week intensive search, Bahamas Beauty International selected 22-year-old Brooke Marie Sherman as its very first Miss Earth Bahamas.

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Family mourns victim of car crash

FAMILY and friends mourned the death of Lakeisha Rolle yesterday as the 18-year-old victim of a horrific Eleuthera car crash was laid to rest.

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Mackey Williams and Eva Maycock win ‘Uncle Lou’ 10K fun run/walk

THE competition was intense once again in the St Augustine’s College Alumni Association’s 11th Annual Leviticus “Uncle Lou” Adderley 10K fun run/walk race.

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Review to guard against money laundering

THE FIRST phase of an intensive review of the country’s financial systems and regulatory capacity to protect against money laundering and terrorism began yesterday.

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SKYGuard | Bahamas Power & Light Tropical Storm Projected Track & Intensity ( Bulletin #8)

Surface observations and Doppler radar data from Puerto Rico indicate that the centre of Laura is currently over the Virgin Islands, eastern Puerto Rico, and the adjacent Caribbean waters.

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ANALYSIS: Matthew's shrieking winds hit the Bahamas

WEDNESDAY night was a very stormy night across the heart of the Bahamas as Hurricane Matthew churned through the centre of the archipelago.

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New recruits trained at GB Shipyard

FORTY members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Commando Squadron completed an intensive two-week training programme focused on enhancing their ability to combat drug trafficking operations and other transnational crimes.

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Bus driver injured

A PUBLIC bus driver is in the Intensive Care Unit at the Rand Memorial Hospital with serious injuries as a result of a traffic accident in Freeport on Saturday. Supt Jeremy Henderson, officer in charge of Traffic Division, reported that the accident

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