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A shocking article in the Daily Mail (dated 5th December 2009) reports of a number of Durex condoms provided by Cambridge University Student Union found to have been pin-pricked, rendering them useless. Hearsay around this incident has pointed the finger towards anti abortionist, Pro life groups, and, according to Andrew Levy, reporter for the Daily Mail, Durex emphasised their rigorous quality control standards, “and are confident that these condoms will have left the factory in perfect condition”. However, this worrying incidence does remind us of the potential risks of ‘a …
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As you will be aware from news reports, there is current concern about the swine influenza outbreak in Mexico and the reported cases in the USA and Europe. Symptoms of swine influenza are similar to those of seasonal influenza, usually a feverish illness (temperature above 38 degrees centigrade) accompanied by one or more of cough, sore throat, headache and limb/joint pains. For most people this illness appears to be mild. Infection with this virus is treatable with anti-viral medication.
Public information on the current situation can be found here:
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