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Author: 0 Ebola-Zaire confirmed in DRC outbreak that killed 3

Nigeria's Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole , has called for heightened vigilance and intensified awareness efforts on symptoms of hemorrhagic fevers following the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Seth Berkley, Gavi CEO, said in a statement . Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion but there's no need to be a jerk. Although the DRC health district is in a remote area, such fast action is necessary for contact tracing, an essential action to ...

Author: 0 Die as WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak in Republic of Congo

At least one person has died after contracting the virus in the country's north-east, the World Health Organization says. "We always take this very seriously", said spokesman Eric Kabambi. The last outbreak before the current one was between August and November in 2014, claiming 49 lives. World Health Organization was quick to respond to the outbreak as they are now working hand in hand with the local authorities to prevent the further spread of the disease.

Medicine Ebola Confirmed in DRC, MSF to Launch Emergency Intervention
Author: 0 Ebola Confirmed in DRC, MSF to Launch Emergency Intervention

The suspected cases have been reported over the past three weeks. "It's in a remote area, and an area where there's already awareness in that region to test for Ebola, because they've seen it before". Describing the outbreak as "a public health crisis of global importance", the WHO said that teams of experts from UNICEF, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, and Medecins Sans Frontieres will arrive in the country this weekend.

Medicine Bring on the 'gorilla:' Eurovision final brings glittery fun
Author: 0 Bring on the 'gorilla:' Eurovision final brings glittery fun

Other non-European entrants include Israel and Azerbaijan. After the Kiev event opened, it emerged that the Bulgarian contestant, 17-year-old Kristian Kostov, had also performed in annexed Crimea . Russian Federation is boycotting this year's competition after Ukraine barred its contestant from entering the country - a symptom of the countries' toxic relations since Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014.

Author: 0 No World Cup easybeats, Cheika warns

The favourable draw is a far cry from the last edition of rugby's global showpiece, when Australia battled through the group of death, knocking out co-hosts England during their charge to the title match. Former Ireland global Donal Lenihan was left purring after Ireland received what looks a favourable draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan .

Author: 0 NEW Major Cyberattack Infects Computers in 99 Countries

Fedex said Friday it was "experiencing interference with some of our Windows-based systems caused by malware" and was trying to fix the problems as quickly as possible. He said consumers who have up-to-date software are protected from this ransomware. The assault, which began Friday and was being described as the biggest-ever cyber ransom attack, struck state agencies and major companies around the world - from Russian banks and British hospitals to FedEx and European auto factories.

Medicine Can Arsenal finally win away to Stoke City this weekend?
Author: 0 Can Arsenal finally win away to Stoke City this weekend?

The Gunners picked up a vital 2-0 win at Southampton on Wednesday night to move up to fifth in the Premier League table and three points adrift of fourth-placed Manchester City. Giroud made sure of victory in the 83rd minute, nodding home after Ramsey had headed the ball across the box following more good work from Sanchez.

Medicine Motel robbery suspect slain in Florida, K9 wounded
Author: 0 Motel robbery suspect slain in Florida, K9 wounded

Philip Oshea, 46, pictured, was being chased by police early Friday morning after he robbed a bar around 4am. Raleigh police have been looking for Oshea in connection with an armed robbery at a Super 8 motel on May 2. "After a short pursuit the suspects crashed their vehicle and began shooting at our deputies". Bradshaw said O'Shea had many outstanding out-of-state warrants in North Carolina prior to coming to Florida.

Medicine Sean Spicer Rebuts Report that Trump Asked Comey to Pledge His Loyalty
Author: 0 Sean Spicer Rebuts Report that Trump Asked Comey to Pledge His Loyalty

A group of IL congressional Democrats on Friday continued to beat the drum for a special prosecutor to investigate ties between President Donald Trump's administration and Russian Federation, saying Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey is the strongest indication yet that he's trying to prevent a full accounting of the connections.

Medicine May is Mental Health Month
Author: 0 May is Mental Health Month

Mental Health Awareness Week took place from May 8-14 with a theme of 'Surviving or Thriving?'. "Mental is one of those areas of health that unfortunately has not been at the forefront and there is still a lot to be done", Mr Costa said .

Medicine Remains removed from site of southern Kentucky plane crash
Author: 0 Remains removed from site of southern Kentucky plane crash

A small plane crashed Friday in southern Kentucky, and Gov. Matt Bevin said there were multiple fatalities, according to authorities. The crash site is in a wooded area about five miles northwest of Hopkinsville, Graham said. Communicators at the airfield at Fort Campbell had voice contact with the plane's occupants but shortly afterward lost radar contact, Graham said. The Christian County Coroner was called to the scene and the remains were removed, Miller said.

Medicine Residents encouraged to open up about mental health in Stevenage
Author: 0 Residents encouraged to open up about mental health in Stevenage

Editor's note: This is the first part of a five-part series on mental health. Will I have to be on medication all of my life? Among the 20.2 million adults in the U.S. Sometimes, though, people have a lack of understanding, and find it hard to put themselves in your shoes. I didn't interact with people, and came across as rude (Sarah later told me that she had to apologise for my behaviour a few times when her parents visited).

Medicine Meanwhile, Jeff Sessions Prepares To Resurrect The Racist War On Drugs
Author: 0 Meanwhile, Jeff Sessions Prepares To Resurrect The Racist War On Drugs

The federal change is also likely to increase the number of people in the United States who are sentenced to US prison. "It doubles your chances of failure". But Sessions' new charging policy, outlined in a two-page memo and sent to more than 5,000 assistant USA attorneys across the country and all assistant attorneys general in Washington, orders prosecutors to "charge and purse the most serious, readily provable offense" and rescinds Holder's policy immediately.

Medicine Americans hang up on landlines as cellphone homes dominate
Author: 0 Americans hang up on landlines as cellphone homes dominate

The study, released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that less than 50 percent of American homes and apartments had landlines in the last six months of 2016, LiveScience reported . Back in 2003 barely a couple of percent of homes were cellphone only. Take a look at the chart below for more details. Renters, adults deemed to be living in poverty or near-poverty, and Hispanic adults were also found to be more likely to live in mobile-only households.

Medicine Tripura BJP Prepares for Amit Shah's Visit on May 6
Author: 0 Tripura BJP Prepares for Amit Shah's Visit on May 6

The Dalit couple Raju and Geeta Mahali had welcomed Amit Shah into their home, readying an elaborate lunch for him last week. "It is a matter of concern that the West Bengal, which used to suffer from the oppression of the Left parties, is suffering from the oppression of the Trinamool Congress".

Medicine Cong, BJP Hit out Against Naveen on Ministry Reshuffle
Author: 0 Cong, BJP Hit out Against Naveen on Ministry Reshuffle

SC Jamir administered the oath to six cabinet and four state rank ministers at a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan in Bhubaneswar this morning. The ministers who resigned are: Pradip Kumar Amat, Debi Prasad Mishsra, Lal Behari Himirika, Jogendra Behera, Pushpendra Singhdeo (all cabinet rank), Arun Kumar Sahoo, Sanjay Dasburma, Sudam Marndi, Pranab Prakash Das and Pradeep Panigrahi (all MoS, Independent charge).

Author: 0 Trump's right about health care

The legislation will make health insurance less attainable and affordable for most entrepreneurs, particularly those with pre-existing conditions , by allowing states to opt out of numerous ACA's protections and coverage requirements. But it requires a government that works for the people and not just their self-interest. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) told reporters , "There's no reason that premiums on the individual market should double and triple in a state like mine".

Author: 0 Europol: Global cyberattack has reached 'unprecedented level'

The confirmation came after reports said staff had been locked out of their computers and emergency patients in some hospitals had to be diverted. At least 30 health service organisations are said to have been infiltrated by the malicious software, while many others shut down servers as a precautionary measure, meaning all systems were offline and hospitals were unable to accept incoming calls.

Medicine Facebook TV is coming this summer, report says
Author: 0 Facebook TV is coming this summer, report says

S far, the short video clips that autoplay in Facebook's News Feed have been a real success for most publishers, but we're not that sure if the consumers will start thinking of Facebook as a destination for watching longer-form of shows. For Facebook , high-quality videos are a way of retaining users and keeping them on the social network for longer periods of time. Multiple people briefed on the plans told Business Insider that Facebook has tapped several A-list celebrities to appear ...

Medicine '7000 bodies buried' beneath Mississippi university
Author: 0 '7000 bodies buried' beneath Mississippi university

Paying an outside company to handle exhumations and reburials would cost $3,000 each, or up to $21 million, according to Newser . The school is also looking at possibly creating a memorial for the bodies and opening a visitors center and a lab to study the remains, the paper reported.

Medicine Cancer researchers may have accidentally found genetic cure for baldness
Author: 0 Cancer researchers may have accidentally found genetic cure for baldness

They found that a protein called KROX20 switches on skin cells that become a hair shaft, which then causes cells to produce another protein called stem cell factor. The new findings are published online in Genes & Development. In mice with skin cells that possessed both KROX20 and SCF, the researchers found that the skin cells communicated with melanocyte cells to form pigmented hairs.

Medicine Woman gangraped, body mutilated in Haryana
Author: 0 Woman gangraped, body mutilated in Haryana

The woman's mother has said that the accused had been pressurizing her for marriage for the past one year. The woman's body was spotted by a passerby in the urban estate area of Rohtak on Thursday. However, according to a Times Now report, the woman was mutilated and tortured after she was raped by atleast seven men. Noteworthy, the forensic team has also found some drugs in viscera samples.

Medicine Cloud Eggs: What they are and how to make them
Author: 0 Cloud Eggs: What they are and how to make them

And continuing the current trend for replacing carbohydrates with healthier, lighter alternatives, some people are even using cloud eggs as burger buns. A dish that has overwhelmed Instagram and Pinterest and those who love to "experiment" with the ingredients they have in their kitchens have it high in their preferences.

Medicine Man who 'attacked woman with hammer' is yet to be charged
Author: 0 Man who 'attacked woman with hammer' is yet to be charged

A man who bashed a woman in the head with a hammer before repeatedly stabbing her in an Airbnb place where he was staying is on the run after eluding dog squad officers in Brisbane. "All the possessions he brought with him when he arrived two days ago have been left where the attack occurred", he said. He was filmed yesterday by television crews in his rented room, wearing only boxer shorts.

Medicine Friday's RFL a grand slam for cancer research
Author: 0 Friday's RFL a grand slam for cancer research

Relay for Life is a family-oriented event where participants enjoy the camaraderie of a team and also raise funds to support the activities of the American Cancer Society. "We so look forward to working with them for the 2017 Relay for Life on Monday, June 5". "We said "what else can we do" and one of our employees lives up in Burke County, and she knew Benton", Van Horn said.

Medicine Publix is America's Favorite Supermarket
Author: 0 Publix is America's Favorite Supermarket

In the latest survey, Trader Joe's is a close second and H-E-B, a Texas-based chain, is third. 2017 is the second consecutive year that Wegmans has held the top spot. Customers said they liked Publix because the chain makes it easy to find items and has clean stores and fast checkout lines. ALDI did, however, win the category for best value for money, finishing ahead of WinCo Foods and Costco.

Author: 0 Bye-bye Blue House as S. Korean leader shuns imperial home

President Moon said "South Korea wants to pursue the goal to denuclearize the Korean peninsula together with China, including resuming the six-party talks as soon as possible and other methods". Trump, who spoke with Moon on Wednesday, this month opened the door to meeting North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying he would be "honoured" to meet Kim - but only under the right circumstances.

Author: 0 Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries

It is an worldwide attack. This is not targeted at the NHS, it's an worldwide attack and a number of countries and organisations have been affected. Several British hospitals were hit by cyber attacks on Friday, the country's health service said, forcing some to divert ambulances to other clinics and urge people not to try to contact their doctors.

Medicine Say cheese! Health risks from dairy, even full-fat, debunked in study
Author: 0 Say cheese! Health risks from dairy, even full-fat, debunked in study

Following extensive analysis, the researchers noted that they could not find any connection between consumption of dairy products high in saturated fats and heart diseases. However, previous research from the University of Bergen in Norway found fatty foods such as cheese, butter and cream could in fact help protect people from heart disease when eaten as part of a diet where overall calorie intake is restricted.

Medicine Former England and Bath prop Duncan Bell on Mental Health Awareness Week
Author: 0 Former England and Bath prop Duncan Bell on Mental Health Awareness Week

The national week runs until May 14 but it also coincides with the year-long 52 Weeks of Kindness campaign run by Breathing Space, Scotland's mental health helpline. We all perform at our best when our psychological health is optimized. Daniela Giordano of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in CT said that even people in "blue" states, which have pledged not to take advantage of the provisions, may not be immune from changes in the future.

Medicine Cinnabon offering free treats to nurses during National Nurses Week
Author: 0 Cinnabon offering free treats to nurses during National Nurses Week

The American Nurses Association has designated 2017 as the "Year of the Healthy Nurse", and the theme for this year's Nurses Week is " Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body and Spirit ". Ron Violi, CEO of Wheeling Hospital, said, "This week is set aside nationally to pay tribute to the nursing profession and we are pleased to participate".

Author: 0 Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway — NASCAR DFS

ET on FS1), claiming his first career pole by a mere.009 seconds over Joey Logano . Before that, the last Wood Brothers pole came in 1984 at Atlanta, with Buddy Baker behind the wheel. The he ran a lap at 189.600 miles per hour to take the pole. · Youngest Kansas victor: Joey Logano (10/05/2014 - 24 years, 4 months, 11 days). Truex and the #78 team have been Toyota's best performing combination in 2017 and they have been up front all year.

Medicine Syria, Mexico World's Deadliest Conflict Zones, Report Says
Author: 0 Syria, Mexico World's Deadliest Conflict Zones, Report Says

Mexico's ruthless drug cartels left the country with the world's highest murder rate previous year, second only to Syria, a report released on Tuesday by the London-based IISS said . Voronkova said the number of homicides rose in 22 of Mexico's 32 states during 2016 and the rivalries between cartels increased in violence. Pena Nieto's government has continued the strategy of deploying the army to combat organized crime in places where local or state police forces are too weak to handle ...

Medicine UK's opposition Labour leader Corbyn says he is not a pacifist
Author: 0 UK's opposition Labour leader Corbyn says he is not a pacifist

Ian Lavery, Labour's national campaign chair, said voters in the North East "won't be fooled by this farcical attempt by Theresa May to mask the damage her Tories have done". "I accept that military action, under worldwide law, as a genuine last resort, is in some circumstances necessary", he said, adding that Labour would meet a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation target of spending 2 percent of GDP on defense.

Medicine Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc
Author: 0 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc

During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($1.08) earnings per share. The decline in revenues primarily was driven by lower volumes in Valeant's U.S. The 52 week high of shares in Valeant Pharmaceuticals is 32.74 while the 52 week low for the company's shares is 8.31. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 4 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 11 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating.

Medicine 3 children killed in house fire north of Houston
Author: 0 3 children killed in house fire north of Houston

The Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office said the children who died were 13-year-old Terrance "TJ" Mitchell, 6-year-old Kaila Mitchell and 5-year-old Kyle Mitchell. Spencer says two Shenandoah police officers also were hurt, suffering smoke inhalation and other injuries. He said heat and flames prevented the officers from climbing a stairwell to reach the children who died.

Author: 0 Cyberattack pulls the plug on British hospitals

According to a statement by Britain's National Health Service (NHS), several hospitals across England have been hit by a large-scale ransomware cyber attack, causing failures to computer systems. National Security Agency (NSA). It said the attack did not specifically target the NHS. Microsoft on Friday said it was pushing out automatic Windows updates to defend clients from WannaCry.

Author: 0 National Front looking at "rebranding" their image after Le Pen defeat?

The conservative Republicans might gain seats in the June election as they did well in the last mid-term elections, while the Socialist Party will struggle to survive as a bloc in parliament. "A new page of our history has turned this evening, I want that page to be one of hope and refound trust, the renewal of our public life, will be at the base of what I do from the very first day of our presidency".

Medicine Trump administration praises deal expanding trade with China
Author: 0 Trump administration praises deal expanding trade with China

But while the agreement touches on numerous trade barriers American companies have long complained about, it remains to be seen how far China will go to allow more American exports. The United States would also allow USA companies to ship liquefied natural gas to China as part of the bilateral agreement reached following President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in April.

Medicine Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing deferred to June 13
Author: 0 Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing deferred to June 13

The top court has held Mallya guilty of contempt of court for disobeying its orders by not disclosing full particulars of his assets and also violating the orders of Karnataka High Court by transferring Dollars 40 million received from British firm Diageo, to his three children.

Medicine Competition For School Board Is A Good Problem
Author: 0 Competition For School Board Is A Good Problem

The remainder of the "new money" request - $3.5 million - would go toward salary, supplement and benefit increases, enrollment growth for charter schools (DPS is projected to experience a decline in enrollment) and for fixed costs such as benefits, utilities and contracts.

Author: 0 5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

Macron won the presidency with 66 percent of votes cast for a candidate. The European Council President went even further and said, "Congratulations to Emmanuel Macron, the French who chose freedom, equality and fraternity and said no to the tyranny of the "fake news".

Medicine Cinco De Mayo Hits Home with Trump in Office
Author: 0 Cinco De Mayo Hits Home with Trump in Office

These days, Cinco de Mayo is promoted by watering holes as Cinco de Drinko or Drinko de Mayo. The once-obscure holiday marking a 19th century-battle between Mexico and invading French forces is now a regular celebration in the USA, where party-goers flock to bars for cheap margaritas and tacos.

Medicine Relay For Life of Lakeway changes location due to weather
Author: 0 Relay For Life of Lakeway changes location due to weather

Dinner will be provided by Applebee's, and local disc jockey Tim Gillaspie will provide music for the event. [Written by Marisa Whitecross] The Bermuda Relay for Life event is now underway, with the 24 hour walk seeing people give their support for cancer fighters and survivors, while helping to raise funds.

Author: 0 May says British hospitals not deliberately targeted in cyber attack

Up to 74 countries have now been affected by a huge global cyber attack which hit the United Kingdom earlier today. Security experts warn there is no guarantee that access will be granted after payment. McAfee Labs say ransomware cases grew 80% in 2016. He said that mobile communications haven't been affected. Many systems running on the NHS network are still running the dated Windows XP platform, which to remind you has not received security updates for half a decade, making this a very ...

Author: 0 Charlie Hunnam inspired by UFC champ Conor McGregor for King Arthur role

Everyone here is game to play, though, with Hunnam turning King Arthur into a cocky a-hole in leather trousers, but dammit if he doesn't look as good as he seems to think he does. I'm in the octagon by myself. "Hence you go out and learn how to fight". "I wasn't ripped at all when I auditioned and it was a bit of a stumbling block because Guy had wanted a formidable Arthur", he said.

Author: 0 Pakistan may overrule ICJ's order to suspend Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution

On Wednesday, India said the ICJ had been approached to save the life of Jadhav who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan's military court on alleged "spying" charges. India earlier contended that it was not informed of Jadhav's detention until long after his arrest and that Pakistan had failed to inform the accused of his rights, an official release from the ICJ said.