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TN Department Of Health Offers Free Flu Shots

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In a February 9 press release, Indiana State Health Commissioner Kris Box said, "This is a severe flu season, and unfortunately there are no signs that it has peaked yet". "It takes up to two weeks for the vaccine to be fully effective". Weaver, who is now testing his universal flu vaccine in mice, hopes that his research will one day provide lifetime protection in children who get the shot. Read More »

Flu still hitting hard in region

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Tom Safranek, Nebraska's state epidemiologist, said Friday, emphasizing that the vaccine remains the best protection against the illness. The CDC is expected to release the latest data on flu activity later Friday morning. For those opposed to getting flu shots, keep in mind that it not only protects you from potentially contracting the virus, it also helps those more vulnerable to sickness avoid catching the virus from you, such as elderly customers, those with small children/pregnant ... Read More »

APC governors storm Daura to meet Buhari

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THEWILL recalls that the president had last week appointed National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to reconcile aggrieved members of the party while a number of APC Governors and Ministers have started the campaign for the President's re-election. Read More »

Swiss Skiers First Athletes Hit by Norovirus at Games

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Yun has said he looks up to Dukurs, but the Latvian great has been playing second fiddle to the South Korean all season, with two gold and two silver medals at the World Cup. Canada is holding strong in third place with 15 overall medals, while Netherlands (13) is the only other country to have double-digit athletes reaching the medal podium. Read More »

Trump and a Marilyn-esque Melania make sombre shooting visit

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An advocacy group that supports stricter gun laws says the shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday was the 17th incident of gunfire at a USA school so far this year. Borward County Sheriff Scott Israel said that an armed resource deputy was at the school's campus, but that deputy never encountered Cruz. Instead, he has mentioned "the hard issue of mental health" and tweeted that he was working with Congress, although not on what that work entailed. Read More »

How the NBA's Joel Embiid avoids traveling penalties

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Joel Embiid said he is going to participate in all three of his events this weekend. "But I just want to show my face and have fun". Highlighting the rest of the World Team roster are Joel Embiid , Lauri Markkanen (Chicago), Buddy Hield (Sacramento), and Jamal Murray (Denver). Read More »

Team World Annihilated Team USA In Rising Stars Challenge

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Among the top youngsters lining up for U.S. Team are Los Angeles Lakers pair Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma who are expected to feature a lot over the course of the night. Star rookie guard De'Aaron Fox needed stitches to his forehead after suffering a scary fall in the Kings' 100-91 road loss to the Houston Rockets . Read More »

Who is Arvinder Singh Lovely?

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The Congress party, which was a force to reckon in Delhi till 2013 saw a massive rout at the hands of Arvind Kejriwal, led Aam Aadmi Party. The move comes ahead of Delhi bypolls for 20 Assembly segements after the AAP MLAs were disqualified in the office of profits case. Read More »

Hyderabad couple arrested for beheading baby for human sacrifice

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After completing the rituals, the accused carried the severed head to the terrace and kept it in the south-west corner under the lunar eclipse moonlight and the rising sun. During questioning Rajashekar told the investigators of the case that he was suggested to perform human sacrifice for his wife long life. "A blood stain was found on the floor of their house on February 9, which was collected by the Clues team and was sent for analysis". Read More »

Lanka coalition faces reform calls after vote defeat

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He said another round of discussion will be held with the President next week, to carry forward the government's agenda. The country's first national unity government has two years remaining in its term before the next general election. We like to go ahead with our programs, correct the mistakes, correct some of our programs, change our way in some instances. "Geneva is on the performance up to date so you will have to judge on what has been done so far", said Mr Wickremesinghe in Colombo. Read More »

American Skater Lands First-Ever Olympic Quadruple Lutz

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The 17-year-old was one of three skaters set to try the quad lutz in their short program, according to the Associated Press . Zhou is the youngest member of Team USA and a full 22 years junior to the games' eldest competitor, 39-year-old hockey player Brian Gionta. Read More »

Scientists use stem cells to develop potential cancer vaccine

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Stanford University researchers developed the vaccine . After four weeks, the researchers injected the mice with a mouse breast cancer cell line. The work appears in the journal Cell Stem Cell on February 15. The method, they add, could be used just a few weeks after initial diagnosis. One group was injected with a control solution, one was given a vaccine with genetically matching iPS cells, another received an injection containing adjuvant - an immune-stimulating agent, and ... Read More »

Psagot Investment House Ltd. Buys 2100 Shares of AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 1,542 shares of the company's stock valued at $111,000 after purchasing an additional 806 shares during the last quarter. 132 funds opened positions while 462 raised stakes. Catalyst Cap Advsrs Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc. Pinebridge Invests Limited Partnership has 11,395 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Read More »

Did you feel it? natural disaster shakes Seacoast

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We believe it to have been an natural disaster", Seabrook Emergency Management said. "It's the type of shaking that would be visible, but not violent". An natural disaster was recorded overnight in northwest Oklahoma, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. After the natural disaster struck, people across the region begin to call 911 reporting hearing "loud booms" and then the ground moving. Read More »

FG Orders NNPC To End Fuel Crisis

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If the product lands at N170 for example and you sell at N145, immediately you know that you have an under recovery of about N25 for each liter of fuel. His words: "I will be instructing NNPC to do whatever it takes it ensures that I do not bring visitors here next week and experience fuel queues". "I will hate for my colleagues to come and see the fuel queues so my directive to NNPC would be to get these queues out of Abuja". Read More »

Utah school's American flag replaced with ISIS flag day after Florida shooting

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It was damaged and replaced with an ISIS flag early Thursday morning. Ken Thompson, a spokesman for Hurricane Police department, said authorities don't know if the perpetrator was a student or someone from outside the community. Workers also lowered the ISIS flag immediately and replaced it with a new American flag. "It could have been homemade, it could have been bought on the Internet", claiming that he was told you can even buy an ISIS flag on Amazon. Read More »

First Pediatric Flu Death reported in OK; Free Flu Shots are available

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The agency is holding 41 free flu vaccine clinics across the state through the end of the month. Health officials said while it won't prevent everyone from getting the flu, the vaccine will make symptoms milder for those who do get sick. Weaver, who is now testing his universal flu vaccine in mice, hopes that his research will one day provide lifetime protection in children who get the shot. Read More »

Excited Sirotkin 'living' at Williams factory

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Paddy Lowe , Williams' chief technical officer, notes that externally, "the team has pursued a very different aerodynamic concept". Wlliams were pencilled in to be the first outfit to reveal their new vehicle, but Haas suddenly became the first team to break cover with an unannounced online launch of the VF-18. Read More »

Women's Risk for Ovarian Cancer May Come From ... Dad?

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This was hard to explain, but researchers at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered that a newly identified mutation on the X-chromosome, passed down from the father, may be linked to an earlier onset of ovarian cancer in women and higher rates of prostate cancer in men. Read More »

Cuba embassy staff had concussion-like injury

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The mysterious illness that hit the USA representatives in Havana, Cuba in late 2016 remains officially unexplained. They described hearing loud, unusual noises in either their homes or hotel rooms. Lead author, Dr. Douglas H. Smith, director of the Center for Brain Injury and fix at the University of Pennsylvania said in a statement that this was preliminary report and more detailed investigations were underway to understand what was happening. Read More »

US Bancorp to pay $613M for AML compliance failures

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Additionally, the bank has agreed to an additional $70 million penalty to settle related regulatory actions taken by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. Tucker, who manages a payday lending business through different Native American tribes, ran almost $2 billion through the US Bancorp's accounts. Tucker was convicted in October 2017 and in January sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for what the Justice Department called "a nationwide internet payday lending enterprise that ... Read More »

Year-old from Massachusetts dies from flu

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But it is working well in kids. Federal health officials said despite the vaccine's lower-than-hoped-for effectiveness against H3N2, people who had been vaccinated and caught the flu had a milder course of illness than those were not immunized. Read More »

Cauvery dispute: K'taka emerges as big victor

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Almost two years ago, passions ran high after the SC ordered Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily to Tamil Nadu . Karnataka government's lawyer has said that "farmers in both states must be happy" with the verdict. Read More »

Police raid Gupta home, Zuma defies calls to quit

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Had he not done so, he would have faced what was likely to be an embarrassing, messy no-confidence vote in parliament Thursday, bolstered by the African National Congress, the party that brought him into the presidency in 2009. Zuma and the Guptas have always denied wrongdoing. Zuma's nine years in office had been marked by many accusations of corruption. The police's elite Hawks unit said the early morning raid resulted in three arrests The SABC said a Gupta family member was among ... Read More »

'James Bond' showcaused for endorsing chewing tobacco for Indian brand

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Authorities in the Indian capital Dehli have kicked up a stink over Hollywood actor Pierce Brosnan's involvement in an advert for a local mouth freshener associated with an addictive form of chewing tobacco. The adverts for Indian TV channels, newspapers and billboards showed a bearded Brosnan grappling with villains and flirting with attractive women before revealing a can of pan masala, a twist that invited ridicule at the time. Read More »

20 more people died from the flu in San Diego

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To expedite care, the Nash UNC Health Care Emergency Department has created a flu clinic in its adult waiting area to manage the surge in flu patients and to separate flu patients from non-flu patients, reducing the risk of cross-contamination. Read More »

Judge to hear case of Powerball victor who wants anonymity

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The jackpot victor has yet to submit her winning ticket to the store from which she bought it because she wants to stay anonymous, according to the New Hampshire Union Leader . They say she's already getting requests from people she does not know looking for help; she is concerned because of past lottery winners being harassed. Read More »

Two killed, 7 rescued in building collapse

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This collapse comes on the back of multiple instances of building bye law violations. Locals also helped in the rescue operations. The News Minute reported three people were killed and one critically injured, quoting Mayor Sampath Raj. State Disaster Relief Force personnel are conducting the rescue operation, and are expected to be joined by National Disaster Force officials. "Rescue efforts by Fire Force and NDRF on". Read More »

Five killed, three injured in fire incident onboard a ship

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The CSL spokesperson earlier today said 11 people trapped inside the ship were evacuated and rushed to city hospitals. Two firemen with BA sets immediately rushed into the smoke filled area and started fire fighting and rescue operations. Detailed technical investigations will be carried out by DG Shipping and Factories and Boilers Department. The company said that it would pay the relatives of those who died in the blast Rs 10 lakh. Read More »

Bangladesh put Sri Lanka bowlers on backfoot

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Bangladesh recorded their highest ever T20 score, but a team effort helped Sri Lanka chase the target of 194 with 20 balls to spare in the first T20 on Thursday. They'll be without their regular skipper Shakib Al Hasan, who is still recovering from a finger injury sustained during the tri-series final in January. Read More »

Which ultra-processed foods are linked to cancer?

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Diet is already known to affect the risk of cancer . The results show that a 10% increase in the proportion of ultra-processed foods in the diet was associated with increases of 12% in the risk of overall cancer and 11% in the risk of breast cancer . Read More »

Blood test may help diagnose concussions

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Knowledge of these blood protein levels allows health care professionals to predict the probability of intracranial lesions showing up on a CT scan, according to the FDA. The scans expose patients to radiation, but in many patients with mild brain injuries including concussions, abnormalities don't show up on these imaging tests. Read More »