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FG declares Lassa fever outbreak over

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Health officials have declared the end of the emergency phase of the 2018 Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria. He said the emergency phase of the Lassa fever outbreak is over. In 2014, the disease was imported to Nigeria through a Liberian Diplomat who flew to Nigeria in an attempt to get to the USA after contacting the disease in Liberia. Read More »

Blood Donor James Harrison Makes Last Donation

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Harrison is the ultimate donor, because his blood has the unusual combination of RhD-negative blood and Rh+ antibodies. "In Australia, up until about 1967, there were literally thousands of babies dying each year, doctors didn't know why, and it was terrible". Read More »

Depression Rates Surge By 33 Percent Since 2013, Study Finds

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The report does not identify whether depression usually precedes other health conditions or is a outcome of them. Although there has been a little progress in the way depression is being treated with medications as well as psychotherapy, many people diagnosed with depression either experience significant delays in their treatment or remain untreated, said Debra Wentz, New Jersey association of mental health and addiction agencies' CEO and President. Read More »

NJ Dept. of Health issues measles warning

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One person stopped briefly in the state on April 30 while on a tour bus traveling from Niagara Falls, New York, to Washington. D.C. The Orange County Department of Health is advising residents of a potential measles exposure at a Monroe medical facility as a result of an infected traveler visiting Orange County on April 29, 2018. Read More »

MA day care closes after child diagnosed with typhoid fever

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Meanwhile, teachers and other children who attend the day care were being tested for the risky illness. A child care center in MA has been temporarily closed after a young student's typhoid fever diagnosis. Some patients have constipation, and some have a rash. The daycare learned of the exposure Tuesday and closed Wednesday. "We're just testing immediate classmates and teachers, and until that's over, there is no statement", said Quincy Public Health Nurse Karen McKim. Read More »

Six in Pennsylvania sick from shell egg salmonella outbreak

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There have been no deaths reported from the salmonella outbreak . People began getting sick from the eggs between November 16, 2017, and April 14, 2018. Check egg cartons for the following numbers: P-1065 (the plant number) and another set of numbers between 011 and 102 (the Julian date), or, for Publix and Sunups egg cartons, plant number P-1359D and Julian date 048A or 049A with Best By dates of April 02 and April 03. Read More »

Alcohol, Tobacco More Harmful Than Illegal Drugs

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Their findings were based on combined information from World Health Organization, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. But the United States and Canada had among the highest rates of dependence on marijuana (749 cases per 100,000 people), opioids (650 cases per 100,000) and cocaine (301 cases per 100,000), according to study co-author Robert West, of University College London, and colleagues. Read More »

Kids, Antibiotics and Kidney Stones

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For their study , the investigators determined the association between 12 classes of oral antibiotics and nephrolithiasis in a population-based study within 641 general practices providing electronic health record data for more than a 13 million children and adults from 1994 to 2015 in the United Kingdom. Read More »

Nigeria says will prevent Ebola spread from DR Congo

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However, those cases were not confirmed through testing. Worldwide health organizations are on heightened alert regarding the current Ebola outbreak in Bikoro, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). "One of the defining features of this epidemic is the fact that three health professionals have been affected", health minister Oly Ilunga said in a statement. Read More »

Cayetano: Kuwait assures PH of 'firm commitment' to protect OFWs

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Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano arrives in Kuwait on May 10, 2018 and was met by Kuwaiti Ambassador to the Philippines Musaed Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh (L) and Philippine Consul General Noordin Lomondot (R). The presidential palace said the labor issue had been ironed out, only to be told by Kuwait that it had expelled Villa and recalled its own ambassador to Manila. Read More »

18 shotguns, 5 handguns, 26 rifles collected under amnesty by Guelph police

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Last month, the Chatham-Kent Police Service, in partnership with the OPP, participated in a gun amnesty program. The OPP also collected 12,615 pieces of ammunition. Although the amnesty month has officially ended, police say they will continue to accept submissions from the public, and encourage anyone with unwanted weapons to turn them in. Read More »

Engineers solve 500-year-old mystery of Leaning Tower of Pisa

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This architectural "whoops" has turned the structure into a must-see tourist attraction . Despite leaning precariously at a five-degree angle, leading to an offset at the top of over five meters, the 58-meter tall Tower has managed to survive, undamaged, at least four strong earthquakes that have hit the region since 1280. Read More »

French President Emmanuel Macron for broader Iran deal

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Those who fail to end such activities with Iran by the end of the period will risk severe consequences. Mr Trump on Tuesday made good on his campaign pledge to pull out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal , which waived sanctions in turn for the regime curbing its nuclear programme. Read More »

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

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Why is mental health awareness so important? Here in Colorado, health experts are marking the day by calling attention to mental health issues kids face including anxiety, depression and trauma. Then at 2.45pm Sherri Harrison will be speaking about cognitive behaviour therapy before Daniel Sinclair repeats his talk about how to cope with exam stress at 3.15pm. Read More »

19m tax payers: Fed Govt to mobilize more revenues- Adeosun

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We have built a social partnership with the people. "Though we are not spending anything near that yet, it is an important statement for us to address the question of inclusivity, " he stated". "It will further support the goals of the World Bank regarding member-countries, as well as the effectiveness of the Executive Directors in providing the necessary support", it said further. Read More »

Armenia Prime Minister appoints new head of police

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The reasons for this decision Pashinyan said. Pashinyan and Sahakian then attended at the opening of the Armenian Dram Museum in Shushi, which was established with the technical and professional assistance of the Central Bank of Armenia. Less than a week later, on April 23, Sargsyan resigned amid continuing protests. The acting Prime Minister was appointed Karen Karapetyan, associate Sargsyan from the ruling Republican party of Armenia. Read More »

Shields released to play for England

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But NZR said that after examining the complex case it had agreed to the move even though there were "clear legal grounds to decline". The New Zealand-born backrow, who now plays for Super Rugby side, Hurricanes, is scheduled for join Wasps next season. Read More »

$-0.59 EPS Expected for Splunk Inc. (SPLK)

Sold All: 31 Reduced: 97 Increased: 100 New Position: 76. Rob Citrone decreased its stake in Yandex N V (YNDX) by 65.08% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Yandex N.V. has $50.0 highest and $14.20 lowest target. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Guggenheim given on Tuesday, October 4. On Friday, March 2 Bank of America maintained the shares of SPLK in report with "Buy" rating . Read More »

BC records enormous spike in overdose deaths in March

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In 2016, that number was 44. More than 160 British Columbians died of suspected drug overdoses in March, making it the second-deadliest month on record in the province's deepening opioid crisis. Most of the overdose deaths in 2018 are men with 319 and more people are dying in their 30s from suspected overdose cases among all age groups with 101 deaths or 25.8 per cent. Read More »

Dallas Cowboys legend Troy Aikman makes HUGE Dez Bryant claim

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So far, the only team that has been known to have offered the wide receiver a deal is the Baltimore Ravens, but Bryant reportedly turned down the three-year, $21 million offer, resulting in the Ravens signing Willie Snead instead. "I think he's highly motivated to show people he's still got some years left, very productive years and that should help him get prepared for this season and go out and play at a high level". Read More »

Dirty socks, algae responsible for Taj Mahal changing colour: ASI tells SC

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The counsel for ASI told the court that the problem of insects was due to stagnation of the water of river Yamuna. "This situation would not have arisen if the ASI had done its job". "We don't know whether you have or perhaps don't have the expertise". Even if you have the expertise, you are not utilising it. The Taj Mahal is one of the most handsome monuments in India and is one of the wonders of the world. Read More »

This woman's runny nose wasn't allergies. Her brain was leaking

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Cerebral spinal fluid leak results when the fluid around the brain (called cerebral spinal fluid) leaks through a hole through the skull bone. If left untreated, the leak could have caused a life-threatening infection, because bacteria from the nose could have passed to the brain. Read More »

New Ear Grown On Soldier's Forearm For Transplant, First For US Army

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In the 1990s, scientists grew an ear made of cartilage under the skin of of mouse to research if this concept was realistic to practice, and in 2012, an ear was grown under the skin of the forearm of a women who lost her ear to cancer. "She was 19 and healthy and had her whole life ahead of her", said Johnson. The crash that affected Burrage's ear occurred in 2016 while she was returning from leave and en route to Fort Bliss, Texas, the report said. Read More »

IPL: Struggling Delhi opt to bat against Hyderabad

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Delhi's woes this season has been compounded by an inconsistent opening partnership, despite teenager Prithvi Shaw going great guns blazing at the top. The trio, along with pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Siddarth Kaul have damaged the opposition's batting at most times this tournament. Agreed SRH's forerunners - Alex Hales , Shikhar Dhawan , Kane Williamson , Manish Pandey , and Yusuf Pathan haven't been able to put up a grand score as off yet. Read More »

Ekiti deputy governor vows to defeat other candidates in July election

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Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, and the incontrovertible popularity of the PDP across Ekiti State, we are already standing shoulder to shoulder with the people as we set for a very robust, issue-based campaign in our inevitable march to victory. "We are a party that has totally eliminated imposition and impunity", he said. Olusola , who spoke yesterday in Abuja after receiving his certificate of return from the party's leadership as its candidate for the election, said PDP would continue to rule in ... Read More »

Ebola panic ahead of Nigeria Vs DR Congo friendly game

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According to him: "Of great concern to FEC is the outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo". It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, whose eastern Ebola river gave the deadly virus its name when it was discovered there in the 1970s, and comes less than a year after its last outbreak which killed eight people. Read More »

Are Analysts Bearish ASOS Plc (LON:ASC) After Last Week?

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Quantbot Tech Lp holds 0.1% or 20,945 shs in its capital. Quantum Management has invested 0.13% of its capital in Sky plc (LON:SKY). Tortoise Inv Lc holds 211 shs or 0% of its capital. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, December 18. On Friday, February 23 Peel Hunt maintained UDG Healthcare plc (LON:UDG) with "Add" rating. Read More »