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.
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.
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.