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a pathological condition of mind or body

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The workshop comprises a number of themes: the role of environmental health section in fighting diseases in Bahrain, types of mosquitoes in the Arabian Peninsula, techniques used in collecting mosquito larvae, methods for storage of insecticides used in fighting malaria and disease carriers, training on specimen testing for malaria ailment at the SMC laboratory, how to pursue mosquito larvae and how to set up mosquito traps.
This is an unprecedented achievement realized by the ministry's continued efforts to combat the disease carriers (mosquitoes)," Al-Madinah newspaper quoted the minister as saying.
It is hoped a vaccine will be developed next year, but until then the only hope to contain it is a long cold spell this winter, which will kill off the disease carriers.
A novel mutation in the HEXA gene specific to Tay-Sachs disease carriers of Jewish Iraqi origin.
poultry from companies like Perdue are raised in environmentally controlled houses, which protects them from contact with potential disease carriers.
Roaming hither and yon, wild animals pose a much greater threat as disease carriers than bunches of comparatively stationary small farm livestock and poultry.
We conducted a 3-year study (2001-2003) on greater white-fronted geese (Anser albifrons frontalis) breeding in Alaska, USA, to determine the exposure of this population to Pasteurella multocida and the potential role of these birds as disease carriers.
In addition to identifying contaminants in the water, three members of FDPMU East hunted the mosquito--another of Louisiana's potential disease carriers.
The Queen might even be encouraged to exchange the corgis for cats and let them loose upon the winged disease carriers.
The CCLE worries that, given the government's tendency to view drug users as disease carriers, anti-drug agents will be forced on prisoners, probationers, and recipients of taxpayer-financed benefits, including public school students.
Some studies have examined whether disease carriers move into new areas and reach flesh victims whenever El Nino brings heavy rains.
But scientists are starting to use NASA's Landsat satellites--700 km above Earth--to track other disease carriers.
Article V, subtitled "Control of Persons," would grant state governments the emergency power "to compel a person to submit to a physical examination and or testing," to "require any physician or other health care provider to perform the medical examination," and to forcibly quarantine any individuals deemed potential disease carriers or refusing to submit to tests.
The implied threat of millions of apparently healthy but lethal disease carriers in the livestock and human populations had not provoked a measurable decline in beef or other meat purchases by mid-week.
Secondly, Leavitt discusses the ramifications of isolation and its inhibition of personal liberty in favor of the public's health, arguing that the public health system should put greater emphasis on educating disease carriers on how to refrain from activities that put others at risk, making isolation a last resort.