Typhoid Cases Reported From Christmas Island

Typhoid Cases Reported From Christmas Island

In a much needed move, two asylum seekers from Christmas Island are being kept away from other detainees after they were diagnosed with typhoid. Looking at the severity of the disease, even a flight which was suppose to take them to mainland Australia has been put off.

Confirming the cases, the Immigration Department has claimed that they are trying all in their capacity to make sure that the disease is not being transmitted. However, there would not be any change in the cancellation of any other flight as of now.

The disease could cause fever, headaches, rashes and vomiting. There is need for people there to be made aware about the symptoms so that they can take necessary care of themselves. Putting an end to the fear that the infection might spread, Christmas Island's deputy administrator, Catherine Wildermuth, has assured that there are very bleak chances that the community would be affected anyhow.

The Immigration Department and health authorities are doing all in their capacity that the infection is contained within limits else it could affect others. It has been known that Christmas Island detention facilities are flooded with detainees and this was only after the transfer facilities started that they could get some sort of breather in March last year.


FrenchTribune Specials

Researchers find a Way to Discover Sun’s Siblings

A new research has unveiled that the stars of same cluster, which were born together and isolated instantly form a cluster, have same characteristics. The study may help scientists in discovering the Sun's long-lost siblings even if they are present at other side of the galaxy.

According to a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at...

Most Popular

Toxic Green Algae Blooms in San Joaquin County Waterways

According to the health officials, the green and smelly...

Mangalyaan to Reach Mars Orbit on Sep. 24

According to Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO),...

Japan to bring Gundam Robot Back to Life

A team of engineers in Japan is endeavoring to revive a...

Pot Industry in US Growing at a Tremendous Speed: Report

The huge marijuana business expo held near Seattle shows...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: