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Influenza Cases Confirmed From Emirates Flight 203 Passengers

Influenza Cases Confirmed From Emirates Flight 203 Passengers Ten people on board a 14-hour Emirates flight from Dubai were taken to hospital in NY on Wednesday after United States health authorities mobilized to meet the jet ferrying sick passengers. Wednesday morning. The A380 is the world's largest passenger aircraft. She said members of the crews had not contacted medical personnel ahead of landing to alert them of sick passengers on board. [Full Article...]

Pediatric experts call for flu shots over AstraZeneca's nasal vaccine this year

Pediatric experts call for flu shots over AstraZeneca's nasal vaccine this year Johnson made it happen. "As a pediatrician and mom, I see too often how quickly the flu spreads". The program is part of a partnership with Healthy Schools , a company that facilitates school-based healthcare. While the flu shot is not flawless - during last year's brutal flu season , it was only about 36% effective - the CDC still recommends getting one, since they can reduce the chances of ge... [Full Article...]

Brie Larson Says She Was Reluctant To Play Captain Marvel

Brie Larson Says She Was Reluctant To Play Captain Marvel The movie starts off with Brie Larson already a part of the Kree military, and then from there we can guess delves into the Skrulls infiltrating mankind, but to what end is presently a mystery. Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige had said we'd get the official title of "Avengers 4" after the first teaser for " Captain Marvel ", so the wheels are in motion now. [Full Article...]

Claire Wineland, YouTuber with cystic fibrosis, dies after lung transplant

Claire Wineland, YouTuber with cystic fibrosis, dies after lung transplant Living a life we can be proud of is something we can control", the California native once said . "It's not like we walk around like dogs with our tails in between our legs all the time". When she was 12 I tutored her...often times at the hospital. For me, at least, the point of sharing everything I'm going through isn't to make you all feel as if your lives are not as equally insane as mine is. [Full Article...]

Deadly 'rat fever' in flood-ravaged Indian state

Deadly 'rat fever' in flood-ravaged Indian state Two of those who died on Monday were volunteers who actively participated in cleanup operations after the flood. At least 60 people from Kozhikode district, which has yet to recover fully from the nipah virus outbreak that killed 17 people in June, reported sick with symptoms of rat fever in the last few days. [Full Article...]

South Africa's Deadly Listeria Outbreak Declared Over

South Africa's Deadly Listeria Outbreak Declared Over The overall response to listeria and the testing of every factory cost R12-million‚ said health director-general Precious Matsoso. Three months later, at the beginning of March, 180 people had died and just under 1 000 cases had been confirmed. [Full Article...]

Blood-Testing Firm Theranos Will Formally Dissolve, Report Says

Founder and former CEO Elizabeth Holmes is facing criminal charges . Holmes and Balwani are accused of faking demonstrations of the technology, lying to investors about the anticipated returns, lying to the media, lying about the deployment of the technology on the battlefield, using third-party equipment to conduct tests while claiming to use Theranos's own gear, and misrepresenting the progre... [Full Article...]

Cover star Captain Marvel revealed as Entertainment Weekly ‘breaks the internet’

Cover star Captain Marvel revealed as Entertainment Weekly ‘breaks the internet’ Brie Larson took to Twitter late last night (September 4) and tagged Entertainment Weekly in a tweet that stated she wanted to " break the internet ". She's amusing, but doesn't always tell good jokes. It will be released in the US on March 8th, 2019. By the time her powers returned, Genis-Vell, the son of Mar-Vell, had begun using the name " Captain Marvel ". [Full Article...]

President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend

President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend McCain had made clear he did not want Trump to attend his funeral services, and Trump had to be urged by aides to make a statement honor McCain and reordering the flags at half staff. Even as McCain battled brain cancer, Trump continued to criticize him for voting against a Republican health-care bill. Vice President Pence spoke at the Capitol on Friday, where the late Sen. [Full Article...]

Legionnaires' cases reported at NYCHA complex

Legionnaires' cases reported at NYCHA complex No one answered the phone at the hotel Monday morning. Tenants say they are frustrated with the city's Department of Health for not telling them sooner about two cases of Legionnaires' disease in their building. Test results are still pending for environmental samples taken from other locations in the affected area. As a precautionary measure, DPHS has closed the hot tub spas at the Sands Hote... [Full Article...]

Experts make change to child auto seat guidelines

Experts make change to child auto seat guidelines The new policy also recommends that older kids stay in forward-facing safety seats and booster seats until they reach the maximum height and weight recommended by the manufacturer. Young said that when it comes to rear-facing seats, parents often make the mistake of turning their kids around too soon. "Kids come in very different sizes, they could be heavy enough but not tall enough, really it's t... [Full Article...]

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Wenham

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Wenham It was also reported that of the 22 confirmed cases, 14 people have been hospitalized including 13 with the more serious West Nile fever, a severe illness that affects the central nervous system such as encephalitis or meningitis. For more information, go to the Be Mosquito Free webpage . According to the health unit, about 80 per cent of people who become infected won't show symptoms. [Full Article...]

Racism quickly becomes an issue in Florida governor's race

Racism quickly becomes an issue in Florida governor's race Gillum was the only Democrat in the governor's race to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump . He endorsed Gillum and delivered a shot of positive publicity by holding two rallies for him 11 days before the primary. Gillum, the liberal mayor of state capital Tallahasee, won a surprising victory in the Democratic primary for Florida governor, and has said he hopes to motivate ... [Full Article...]

Rates of three STDs in United States reach record high, CDC says

Rates of three STDs in United States reach record high, CDC says For the fourth year in a row, the rates of syphilis , gonorrhea and chlamydia have gone up in the United States with almost 2.3 million cases reported , according to the CDC. But many of popular dating apps have been hesitant to support sexual health, according to Jeffrey Klausner, a University of California, Los Angeles STD researcher. [Full Article...]

McCain Death, Florida Shooting Cast Shadows On Tuesday's Primaries

McCain Death, Florida Shooting Cast Shadows On Tuesday's Primaries The contest could be critical to the balance of power in the Senate in November because the Arizona seat of retiring Republican Jeff Flake , a Trump critic, is considered one of the two top takeover targets for Democrats, along with Nevada. [Full Article...]

Liberal Democrat, Trump-backed conservative to face off for governor of Florida

Liberal Democrat, Trump-backed conservative to face off for governor of Florida Gillum says he believed his campaign was built on timing - surging at the right time , especially with the recent endorsement of former presidential candidate Sen. Elsewhere Tuesday, GOP voters in reliably Republican Oklahoma backed mortgage company owner Kevin Stitt in a runoff for the gubernatorial nomination. [Full Article...]

Florida shooting: EA suspends events after gamers killed

Florida shooting: EA suspends events after gamers killed EA, Electronic Arts , also has canceled the remaining three Madden NFL 19 tournament qualifying events while the company evaluates safety policies and procedures for competitors as well as spectators. "Their love of competition was evident through their participation in our events over the past few years. Fine. You'll pay. Where are you going to be tomorrow?" she said in the transcript, addre... [Full Article...]

John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

McCain's daughter Meghan also released a statement expressing her gratitude for the support, saying "your prayers, for his soul and for our family, are sincerely appreciated". I can speak my mind without fearing the consequences much. When the war ended in 1973, McCain finally returned to a hero's welcome. "I'm going to continue to serve as governor as long as the voters will let me", he said. [Full Article...]

Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor

Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor In the video lecture, the professor clearly justifies the fact that this super food oil doesn't come with any health benefits and neither has any scientific study ever proven the same. Many of them believe coconut oil is good for health, but even the American heart Association encourages people to use it with great caution. Yes. [Full Article...]

Former CDC head Tom Frieden arrested in NY, accused of groping

Former CDC head Tom Frieden arrested in NY, accused of groping The 57-year-old doctor turned himself in to New York police in Brooklyn on Friday morning and was charged with forcible touching, sex abuse and harassment, according to the New York Police Department. There's no information on an attorney who could comment on Frieden's behalf. He added that Vital Strategies had conducted an investigation in which every staff member of his team was interviewe... [Full Article...]


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