Health Care

Emiratis in India warned of deadly virus

Emiratis in India warned of deadly virus A fourth member of the same Indian family has died from the rare Nipah virus, officials said Thursday, as authorities scramble to contain an outbreak that has claimed 11 lives. The virus spreads through close contact with people's secretions and excretions. There is now no vaccine or treatment to tackle Nipah , which has a mortality rate of around 70 percent. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization says Congo faces "very high" risk from Ebola outbreak

World Health Organization says Congo faces The reassessment came after the first confirmed case in Mbandaka, a city of around 1.5 million. It raised its view of the risks after a case of Ebola was confirmed in the city of Mbandaka, which the agency said was "a large urban centre located on major national and global river, road and domestic air routes". [Full Article...]

The Teachers March is already rattling NC Republicans

The Teachers March is already rattling NC Republicans According to the National Education Association, North Carolina's teachers ranked 39th in average teacher pay previous year, with an average salary of $49,970. "What do we want?" More than three dozen school districts - from the 10 largest to numerous smaller districts in rural areas - that together educate more than two-thirds of the state's 1.5 million public school students are closed Wedn... [Full Article...]

Rooney reported to have agreed a deal with DC United

Rooney reported to have agreed a deal with DC United Wayne Rooney next club odds: Where could Everton star go? "There's a growing expectation for Everton to compete more and more into the European places. DC United finished last in the Eastern Conference a year ago, scoring a co-MLS-low 31 goals while surrendering 60, losing out on goal-difference to Western Conference doormat Los Angeles Galaxy for the league basement. [Full Article...]

Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does: minister

The United States , South Korea, Russia, France and China are bidding on a multi-billion dollar tender to build Saudi Arabia's first two nuclear reactors. The existence of an understanding was confirmed by the U.S. Treasury Secretary who told reporters on Tuesday that "we have had conversations with various parties. [Full Article...]

Trump tries to sink Blankenship in West Virginia primary

Trump's opposition to Blankenship comes as West Virginia Republican insiders suggest that the recent spate of controversy surrounding the former coal mine owner has actually given him a bit of momentum heading into Tuesday's face-off against Rep. [Full Article...]

Despite Prithvi show, Sunrisers have a ball against Daredevils

Despite Prithvi show, Sunrisers have a ball against Daredevils SRH: Alex Hales, Shikhar Dhawan , Kane Williamson , Manish Pandey, Shakib al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Basil Thampi, Siddharth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma. He looked in great touch and along with Iyer's support, he clobbered his way to a well-crafted half-century for the second time in just 25 balls. In the same over, he also effected the run out of Naman Ojha (1). [Full Article...]

India cities dominate world air pollution list

India cities dominate world air pollution list Hindustan Times had earlier reported that in 2016 and 2017 the average annual pollution levels (PM10 and PM2.5) in Delhi , and its satellite towns remained at least three to four times above the annual permissible limits. Three other cities of the state picked by World Health Organization for pollution measurement were Kota, Alwar Udaipur and Alwar which stand at number 75, 76 and 83 in the list. [Full Article...]

The NRA Didn't Ban Guns At Their Annual Event

The NRA Didn't Ban Guns At Their Annual Event Fla., shooting, immediately ripped into the NRA for becoming what he said was "a hilarious parody of itself". He added, "I want my daughter and others murdered by weapons had the identical safety". This step drew plenty of criticism from gun control advocates who believe that stricter gun laws should restrict guns in many areas throughout the USA including schools, churches, and other public p... [Full Article...]

SC Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph's elevation, seeks more time

SC Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Joseph's elevation, seeks more time The Supreme Court Collegium headed by CJI Dipak Misra deferred its decision on the elevation of Justice KM Joseph , now working as the Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court. The Centre's rejection of Justice KM Joseph's name triggered a huge outcry with several legal luminaries alleging that this was a payback by the Centre for the judgement by Justice Joseph, striking down Presidential Rule ... [Full Article...]

Vector-Borne Disease Cases Have Tripled in the United States Since 2004

Vector-Borne Disease Cases Have Tripled in the United States Since 2004 Overseas travel also is contributing to the increase, with travelers picking up insect-borne illnesses in other lands and bringing them back to the United States. Differences in distribution and transmission dynamics of tickborne and mosquitoborne diseases are often rooted in biologic differences of the vectors. [Full Article...]

Up to 1500 women could have been affected by CervicalCheck scandal

Up to 1500 women could have been affected by CervicalCheck scandal The smear tests of nearly 1,500 women diagnosed with cervical cancer over the past ten years may be analysed as part of a review announced by the health minister, The Times has learnt. "By God am I going to take these guys on, I think it's disgraceful". He is expected to discuss this issue with the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the coming days. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid keen to make advantage count against Bayern

Real Madrid keen to make advantage count against Bayern Real rode their luck in the Allianz Arena and lead 2-1 in the semi-final tie after grabbing a crucial victory in the first leg and Zidane expects another demanding game from the Bundesliga champions in the return fixture. " Barcelona deserved to be a champion, we have to congratulate them, nothing more", said Zidane. Youngster Achraf Hakimi is Carvajal's immediate substitute but he has not imp... [Full Article...]

YouTube Introduces More Parental Controls For YouTube Kids

YouTube Introduces More Parental Controls For YouTube Kids Now, Messenger Kids is getting a new feature called a " Sleep mode ". With sleep mode, parents can set a designated time for the Messenger Kids app to shut down and remain inaccessible during this period. Even if the kid tries to open the app while it in "sleep mode", a message will pop up telling him/her to come back later. The social networking giant has no intention of pulling the plug on w... [Full Article...]

Saudi-led strikes kill 20 at wedding party in Yemen

Saudi-led strikes kill 20 at wedding party in Yemen Khaled al-Nadhri, the top wellness officer in the northern state of Hajja, told The Associated Press on Monday that almost all of the deceased have been women and children who were assembled in one of the tents setup for the wedding party while in the district Bani Qayis. [Full Article...]

Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series Russell Westbrook led OKC in scoring with 19 points. Paul George , who scored 36 points in Game 1, finished with 18 on 6-for-21 shooting. Derrick Favors had a "podium game" for Utah pouring in 20 points and grabbing 16 rebounds. "Donovan, obviously, his aggressiveness on the offensive end fueled us there and the combination of those two things". George then attacked and made a tough fl... [Full Article...]

Ghana Up Three Places In Latest FIFA Rankings

Ghana Up Three Places In Latest FIFA Rankings In Africa, the Super Eagles are now in the sixth position. The hosting rights of the 2026 World Cup will be awarded in June, with Morocco planning to become the second African nation to host the World Cup as they hope to overcome the joint bid from the United States, Mexico, and Canada. [Full Article...]

Syria's war: France rules out 'confrontation' with Russian Federation

Gen. Kenneth McKenzie , director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said at the Pentagon after the overnight bombing. "This persistent pattern of behaviour must be stopped - not just to protect innocent people in Syria from the horrific deaths and casualties caused by chemical weapons but also because we can not allow the erosion of the worldwide norm that prevents the use of these weapons". [Full Article...]

BJP treating Kathua, Unnao cases in religious, community perspective: Congress

BJP treating Kathua, Unnao cases in religious, community perspective: Congress Jammu and Kashmir [India], Apr. 13 ( ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Minister, Lal Singh, who had tendered his resignation as the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Forest Minister earlier today, issued clarification for the situation, saying that a negative perception was created by the J&K media, after which deemed it fit to resign. [Full Article...]

Night Owls Have Higher Risk of Early Death

Night Owls Have Higher Risk of Early Death Fellow author Kristen Knutson of the Northwestern University in Chicago said: " Night owls trying to live in a morning-lark world may (suffer) health consequences". Though the study didn't examine the cause of this correlation, researchers suspect the problem doesn't actually have to do with sleeping in, specifically. [Full Article...]


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