Medical

Two suspected cases of Nipah virus infection in Hyderabad

Two suspected cases of Nipah virus infection in Hyderabad The vaccine is based on Nipah and Hendra virus technology that got its start more than 15 years ago by scientists at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and has already done through multiple preclinical trials. "Hospital-acquired infections are a major path of human to human transmission", added Kumar, who heads the Manipal Centre for Virus Research that is testing virus... [Full Article...]

Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk bags Man Booker International Prize

Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk bags Man Booker International Prize Flights is set in the 17th to 21st centuries, combining stories of modern-day travel alongside tales of a Dutch anatomist from the 17th century and the tale of Frederic Chopin's sister transporting his heart after the composer died. She has authored eight novels and two short-story collections. Tokarczuk's statement drew ire from nationalist critics and she received death threats. [Full Article...]

North Korea claims to have demolished nuclear test site

North Korea claims to have demolished nuclear test site Moon said he was "very perplexed and it is very regrettable" the summit wouldn't take place. "We can also make the USA taste an appalling tragedy it has neither experienced nor even imagined up to now", she said, warning that she would recommend Kim cancel the summit if USA officials didn't curb their language. [Full Article...]

Judge rules Trump can't block individuals from his Twitter feed

Judge rules Trump can't block individuals from his Twitter feed Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has even expressed openness to using Google's hopelessly flawed , politically biased AI "hate speech" filter on reply threads beneath Trump tweets , which would privilege the replies of left-leaning users to the president even further. [Full Article...]

Contentious 'Right to Try' bill heads to Trump's desk for signature

Contentious 'Right to Try' bill heads to Trump's desk for signature BARNEY FRANK: Not much too far - I would vote against it if I were there. Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly's "Right to Try" bill passed the House , and it now heads to President Donald Trump's desk. "I thought it was a backdoor way of wanting more gun control, and the momentum going for that is the recent shootings", Sen. A version of the Farm Bill failed in the House by 15 votes earlier thi... [Full Article...]

Carson Wentz explains why he's visiting the White House

Carson Wentz explains why he's visiting the White House Trust your knee, trust your movement, all of those things. And that comes over time. A little more trust, a little more faith in it. The start of the regular season may still seem far away, but at least this update on Wentz is something positive for the Eagles and their fans to enjoy in the mean time. [Full Article...]

Wael Abbas: Prominent Egyptian blogger 'arrested'

Wael Abbas: Prominent Egyptian blogger 'arrested' Wael Abbas was taken from his home in a Cairo suburb on accusations that include disseminating false news and joining an outlawed group, the officials said. His Twitter account remains suspended although the reasons are unclear. Facebook had also deleted Wael's account, but it was since restored. Abbas has always been vocal about the political situation in Egypt both before and after the upr... [Full Article...]

Israeli Airstrikes on Alleged Iranian Targets in Syria Is Aggression - Envoy

Israeli Airstrikes on Alleged Iranian Targets in Syria Is Aggression - Envoy As major economic partners of the United States, it will be hard for the UK, Germany and France to continue to do business with Iran if there is any chance of penalties against them from the USA treasury or department of justice. The Iranian rocket launcher was destroyed, and when Syrian air defenses attempted to engage the Israeli fighters, five batteries were knocked out. Israel accuses Iran o... [Full Article...]

Ryanair: rising number of bags at gate may prompt review of rules

Ryanair: rising number of bags at gate may prompt review of rules Ryanair has now agreed new five-year pay deals with most of its pilots and cabin crew . "We will continue to deal openly and fairly with our people and their unions , but we will not make concessions on pay or productivity which threatens either our low-priced model or our cost leadership in Europe", O'Leary said. [Full Article...]

Texas sticks to its guns after yet another school shooting

Texas sticks to its guns after yet another school shooting A Chicago University academic who has studied gun violence told Arab News: "The US is the only country among its near peers where children are routinely targeted in schools - and yet, maddeningly, much of the electorate wants politicians to do nothing about it". [Full Article...]

GE in Talks to Merge Transportation Unit With Wabtec

GE in Talks to Merge Transportation Unit With Wabtec Last month, the CEO of General Electric , Flannery, had told its shareholders that the company is "keenly aware of the pain" caused by its poor performance and dividend cut a year ago. GE's transportation business, which generated revenue of $3.9 billion a year ago, is already larger than its sole close peer in the railroad engines business, Caterpillar Inc , selling equipment and services to... [Full Article...]

Warriors rout Rockets to take 2-1 series lead

Warriors rout Rockets to take 2-1 series lead The reigning champion Warriors now have the opportunity to take a commanding 3-1 lead with a further victory in front of their home fans in game four on Tuesday as they chase a fourth straight National Basketball Association finals appearance. [Full Article...]

Pakistani exchange student among Texas school shooting victims

Pakistani exchange student among Texas school shooting victims The girl's classmate, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, armed with a shotgun and a revolver, opened fire in the school premises. But here there was no incident expect for one, at an army school. "We will have a moment of silence in her memory today". "YES also has "Religious Advisors" if preferred". The Embassy in Pakistan has confirmed that the foreign exchange student died. [Full Article...]

Bill Gates talks about his awkward meetings with Donald Trump

Bill Gates talks about his awkward meetings with Donald Trump Gates said on both occasions that Trump had also asked him what he though about vaccines. Trump also questioned Gates on vaccines, asking him if they "weren't a bad thing because he was considering a commission to look into ill-effects of vaccines". [Full Article...]

FDA approves new drug for persistent headache

FDA approves new drug for persistent headache The drug, Aimovig , which is given monthly by self-injection, will have a list price of $6,900 a year, or $575 a month, the company said. The drug is expected to be available in the USA within a week, with a list price of $575 for once monthly 70mg or 140mg single-use prefilled SureClick autoinjectors, or $6,900 annually. [Full Article...]

2 tornadoes exceeding 100 mph strike New York

2 tornadoes exceeding 100 mph strike New York A second EF-1 tornado, with winds up to 100 miles per hour, tore a 4.5 mile path between Southbury and Oxford. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. reported 78 mph wind gusts and about 1,000 lighting strikes per hour. (NOTE:) Above reports are filtered to display the events within the News 12 viewing area. Two people in CT died as a result of Tuesday's storms. [Full Article...]

Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'

Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), that child and adolescent mental health care remains "inadequate", and that research has indicated that emergency departments and acute care hospitals should offer a "safety net" for youth that experience suicidal ideation or suicide attempts. [Full Article...]

Ebola spreads in DRC

Ebola spreads in DRC The worst-ever Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in southern Guinea before spreading to neighbouring west African countries Liberia and Sierra Leone, killing more than 11,300 people out of almost 29,000 registered cases. The city is about 150 kilometers (93 miles) from Bikoro, the rural area where the outbreak was announced last week, said Congo's Health Minister Oly Ilunga. [Full Article...]

CDC Suggests Staying Out Of Hotel Pools When You Have Diarrhea

CDC Suggests Staying Out Of Hotel Pools When You Have Diarrhea Legionella , which causes the serious pneumonia-like illness Legionnaires' disease, as well as the less-severe Pontiac fever, was responsible for 57 outbreaks and 624 illnesses. Those bacteria are associated with folliculitis ("hot tub rash") and otitis externa ("swimmers' ear"). Pool operators need to maintain proper cleaning practices and disinfectant levels to prevent bacteria from growing and ... [Full Article...]

Lane Johnson Really Doesn't Like the Patriots

Lane Johnson Really Doesn't Like the Patriots The Eagles right tackle has been an outspoken critic of the Patriots since the Eagles beat New England, 41-33, in Super Bowl LII on February 4. We had a great time.' They're not going to bad-mouth their coach. "What do you think they're going to say, 'I (bleeping) hated it there?' No". "Whatever they're told to do in the media is what they're told to do". He even before that game, however, talk... [Full Article...]


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