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NCDC confirms Lassa fever among health workers in Ebonyi

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Onwuzuruike said: "It is, however, pertinent to note that the disease's index case (suspected source) survived after being treated by doctors and has been discharged". The statement was signed by NARD secretary, Osinachukwu Nnadi. "There seems to be an outbreak of Lassa fever in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State as we lost two resident doctors today, Dr. Read More »

Dean Elgar gives South Africa solidity with half-century in Centurion Test

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It shows in their walk to the crease - short but purposeful steps. But unlike Cape Town, de Villiers meant business here. "I thought Dean (Elgar) and AB played superbly after losing those two early wickets". In the process he pipped his idol Sachin Tendulkar who reached the landmark in 110 innings. But he did vent out his frustration each time a batsman was dismissed. Read More »

California mudslides missing: How many people are missing? Will another mudslide happen?

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That meant that even those who had stayed behind would have to leave and those who entered the zone would be subject to arrest. About 60 homes, seven commercial buildings and 20 outbuildings suffered major damage from the mudslide. Bulldozers have been used to clear roads of tangled trees, muck and boulders as trucks hauled off floodwaters siphoned off US Highway 101, the crippled coastal route connecting Santa Barbara to Ventura . Read More »

Florida reports 2nd human rabies death in recent months

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Henry washed his son's cut out, but did not take him to the hospital because he seemed fine and was crying when he was told he'd need to receive shots, according to Patch . The World Health Organization (WHO) notes that rabies is a "vaccine-preventable disease", meaning that immediate treatment, or post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), is successful at stopping the onset of symptoms that precede death. Read More »

Flu season seems likely to hit hard

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In the 2016-2017 flu season there were 56 deaths attributed to influenza in Montana. As of the week ending January 6, there have been 1,015 positive cases of the flu in CT, with 456 hospitalizations since late August. That means 26 states are considered high intensity and have reported 12-14% of patients have flu-like illnesses, including NY City. "This year we've had an increase in numbers over last year". Read More »

Islamists release captive girls video

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Three others later returned on their own while Abuja negotiated the release of 103 others from their captors in deals brokered by Swiss authorities, the Red Cross, and some local activists. "The release of this particular video, according to some analysts, is to give Boko Haram an advantage in negotiations", Idris said. Video footage also showed images of women said to be police officers kidnapped previous year. Read More »

Kane Sets Tottenham Scoring Record In Everton Rout

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Mauricio Pochettino's men are in need of all three points as they look to keep pace in the race for the top four while Sam Allardyce's side can not afford to get complacent at the other end of the league despite a positive recent run of form. Read More »

SC F Wilson questionable vs. Tennessee with ankle sprain

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Sporting a bright pink cast and riding a scooter, the All-American Wilson was definitely not ready to play against the Lady Vols. Wilson stepped on someone's foot late in a win over Auburn on Thursday night. The Gamecocks rode that momentum to a furious rally through the first portion of the game's final 10 minutes, closing to within four points behind stellar play from Jennings and Harris. Read More »

Three Flu-Related Deaths In Allegheny County

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Dr. Starck said the best way for pregnant women to protect themselves is to get the flu vaccine. Last year at this time there were just over 1,000 cases, meaning there are 10 times more cases this year. "They're urging providers, if they can, to do fluids by mouth, not just automatically doing IV fluids if the patient is able to take fluids by mouth", she said. Read More »

Confirmed case of measles at Chicago O'Hare International Airport

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If you were in the airport, you may have been exposed to measles. The ill passenger is believed to have arrived in Chicago on an worldwide flight in Terminal 5 and left on a domestic flight from Terminal 1. It's believed the passenger could have been potentially exposing others to the measles at the airport over a six to seven hour period. This means a contaminated traveler could start exhibiting symptoms as late as January 31. Read More »

Lankan president revokes law allowing sale of liquor to women

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Chitrasiri. The Court was asked for its opinion on the length of his term by the president himself. On the other hand, the Attorney General said President Sirisena, who assumed charge on January 9, 2015, had already commenced the six-year term when the 19th Amendment came into effect. Read More »

Malik, Bilal's family demand release of Kashmiri trader

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Three people, including two Army personnel, were killed in the December 22, 2000, attack. The family members staged a protest here in Press Enclave Srinagar describing the arrest of Bilal Ahmed Kawa in New Delhi as a move to "subdue and torment people of Kashmir". Read More »

Falcons stand by OC Sarkisian after playoff loss

Ryan said the Falcons had the right call. Jones slipped to the ground but nearly made the play on Ryan's floating pass. Jones awkwardly throwing up his hands as he slipped down, Mills with him. Ajayi had 49 rush yards on seven first-quarter carries, but the Eagles' run game stalled after that, netting 47 yards the remainder of the game. The Eagles took the lead off the Falcons early in the second quarter when running back (RB) LeGarrette Blount charged over on fourth and goal. Read More »

Researchers confirm existence of 'baby brain'

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Though women who have felt themselves becoming more forgetful and feeling less onto it than usual will tell you the phenomenon very much exists until now, many academics have dismissed baby brain as a myth. "'Baby brain' is most likely to be noticed by mothers-to-be and those closest to them, with women remaining within normal ranges of memory and cognitive function." "During my second pregnancy, I definitely experienced baby brain". Read More »

How Alligators Survive in a Frozen Pond

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The park is located in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina - a state that, like much of the East Coast, experienced its coldest first week of January on record since 1895, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And he narrates the video while holding an alligator's mouth shut with one hand. He's fighting me, so I know he's doing good. "He's not real happy with me". Read More »

Jamie Vardy sent huge warning over move to Manchester United

The Premier League returns after a break for the FA Cup , and with six matches kicking off at the traditional time of 3pm on Saturday our man Mike Norman has a trio of bets for you to consider. Eden Hazard has also recovered from a knock to his calf that saw him sit out the third round FA Cup tie completely, but he played against the Gunners. Read More »

Borussia Dortmund omit Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from squad for disciplinary reasons

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This marks the third time this season that the Gabon global, who has scored 21 goals in 23 appearances in all competitions this term, has been left out of the squad for disciplinary reasons. He missed a fixture against Stuttgart in November for similar reasons. Aubameyang, who has 13 goals in 15 games and has still received criticism from the German press, is just two shy of a century for Dortmund, who he joined in 2013 from Saint-Etienne. Read More »

Missouri laments late mistakes in loss to Arkansas

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That came on a Robertson three, the last of his 26 points. Missouri didn't score after Kevin Puryear hit two free throws to put the Tigers ahead 63-60 with 2:49 left. The Tigers were tantalizingly close.again. That season, Mizzou's last before leaving the Big 12 for the SEC, Frank Haith's Tigers logged three straight road wins over Texas, Oklahoma and Texas A&M. Read More »

Red Cross helps Trumbull residents after fire

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They worked with community activists to call on the US Department of Justice to investigate the Red Cross. The residents left the home believing the trash fire was out, but that was not the case. Blankets and comfort kits containing personal care items were also provided. "Some of the folks have even deployed a few times", Dinsdale said. "What's important for us is to be able to support and work with clients". Read More »

Stunning stock- Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC)

The firm has a market cap of $1,080.00, a PE ratio of 193.64 and a beta of 1.20. It has a 195.41 P/E ratio. The companyÂ's products comprise switching products, such as reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexers, optical amplifiers, modulators, and other optical components and modules that enable network managers to route voice, video, and data communications traffic through fiber optic cables at various wavelengths and speeds, and over various distances; tunable lasers, transceivers, and ... Read More »

Without Sanchez, Arsenal loses 2-1 to Bournemouth in EPL

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An Arsenal defence including Mustafi, Rob Holding and Calum Chambers did well against Chelsea in midweek but they always had the potential to look shaky and they did at times against Bournemouth . Four minutes later the hosts found themselves in front. Wilson made way for Benik Afobe with time running out as Bournemouth held on for three vital points to lift them to 13th and further away from the danger zone. Read More »

Mourinho explains how getting Alexis Sanchez will change his summer plans

Foreign clubs are free to offer the talented winger a contract from now but English clubs must wait until later to sign him for free unless they bid for him in the current January transfer window. However, Wenger believes that Ozil could remain in north London. When asked by reporters if Sanchez will stay at Arsenal if a replacement is not brought in, Wenger said: "You sum it up very well". Read More »

Plane skids off runway in northern Turkey

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Flight PC8622's wheels became stuck in icy mud as it landed at Trabzon Airport. It teetered right on the edge of the cliff hanging over the Black Sea as passengers cried out in fear. The airport was shut down as firefighters rushed to the scene and doused the plane in water. An airplane has skidded off the runway after landing in the Turkish province of Trabzon, causing panic among the passengers. Read More »

Chandigarh stalking case: Vikas Baral gets bail, Varnika still hopeful

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The incident, which took place on August 4, created a ruckus across the country, when Kundu accused Vikas and his friend Kumar of following her auto in the middle of the night in Chandigarh . In the video, Barala said that since he was the son of a politician he was targeted to demean his father's image. "I am humbly appealing to all of you to please believe only in true facts and evidences, instead of gossip", he says, adding, "In the end, I would like to reiterate that I am completely ... Read More »

There is much to learn from the ANC, says Kenyatta

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President Kenyatta also explained that he would "participate in the African National Congress (South Africa's ruling party) 106 birthday celebrations" on Saturday at East London's Buffalo City Stadium in the Eastern Cape. "We are the new ANC leadership, president [Zuma], so we start on time". "The fate of Africa is tied at the hip and our relationships should foster partnerships that are beneficial to the citizens", he said. Read More »

What's Ahead for GameStop Corp. (GME) After Forming Inverse H&S Chart Pattern?

GameStop Corp . (NYSE: GME ) has declined 15.17% since January 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.87% the S&P500. ( GME ) by 112.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. American National Registered Invest Advisor has 0.17% invested in GameStop Corp . (NYSE: GME ). Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas holds 113,577 shares. Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc. Read More »

Sarepta Therapeutics' (SRPT) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc

Motley Fool Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Kar Auction Services Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.21 billion market cap company. Little Frank R Jr. sold $560,200 worth of stock or 2,719 shares. Jassy Andrew R sold $1.96 million worth of stock. Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $575,000 activity. Read More »

Three girls dead in Rajkot fire

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Two of the deceased have been identified as Vanita Jamod (16) from Sayla town of Surendranagar and Kinjal Shiyal from Ambardi village of Rajkot. The Gujarat CM Rupani expressed condolences at the mishap and declared help of Rs 4 lakh to the families of the deceased girls. Read More »

Brightline kills woman during VIP ride

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According to a report in the Sun Sentinel , the train was running smoothly before the incident occurred. Officials said it was unclear what the victim was doing on the tracks. Miami police said O'Connell, who worked for a Metrorail contractor, was off duty and taking pictures at the site. Service to and from Miami is slated to begin later this year, with Orlando to follow on an undetermined date. Read More »

Videos show teens daring each other to eat detergent pods

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One video shows a popular YouTuber taking on the challenge. In some videos, teens "cook" the pods in a frying pan before consuming them. Back in 2015, the Onion published a joking article from the perspective of a child wondering what it would be like to eat the highly enticing red and blue-colored detergent, looking like sweets. Read More »

Walgreens Boots Alliance Posts 8% Sales Increase In Q1

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Zions Bancorporation lifted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 983.3% during the 3rd quarter. For the quarter ending Feb-18, 18 analysts have a mean sales target of 32,214.10 million whilst for the year ending Aug-18, 21 analysts have a mean target of 129,885.00 million. Read More »