Bill of Health


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Bill of Health

A certificate stating a ship or other vessel embarked from a place not known to have any contagious diseases or other illnesses that might harm public health. Bills of health are especially common on ships coming from a part of the world thought, correctly or incorrectly, to contain an unusually high number of communicable diseases.
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In their evidence to the select committee the Murdochs presented this document as evidence that the company had been given a clean bill of health.
So far 001 has gotten a clean bill of health from the Ames bacterial test (to gauge mutagenicity, and hence carcinogenicity), and several mouse toxicity assays.
If the inspection reveals a problem, have it repaired before they complete their report so they can give your home a clean bill of health.
Manager Roy Hodgson decided to rest ten players in order to avoid injury on the 4G pitch and it paid dividends as Albion return home with a clean bill of health.
A row erupted today after fortnightly rubbish collections got a clean bill of health in a report commissioned by the Government.
Jack was checked over at Porter Pet Hospital in Northridge and given a clean bill of health.
The births took 13 hours on Sunday and mother and cubs were given a clean bill of health.
A street which was the scene of a chemical scare has been given a clean bill of health.
Ian recently had a clean bill of health and has been really well.
Zookeepers gave one of their giraffes a clean bill of health yesterday following pioneering key-hole surgery.
Quins report a clean bill of health but Leicester are sweating on the fitness of flanker Josh Kronfeld.
SHOPS and eateries in Rugby have been given a clean bill of health in a series of food and drink tests by public health inspectors.