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Nipah has killed more than 260 people in Malaysia , Bangladesh and India since 1998 and has a mortality rate of almost 70 percent, according to the World Health Organization. "He was on ventilator support for a week and died today morning", Kerala state health director Sarita R.L. told AFP of Moosa, 60. A central team has been sent to the district to help the state administration.
  • US FDA approves new drug for prevention of migraines

    US FDA approves new drug for prevention of migraines

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Amgen Inc's drug Aimovig for the prevention of migraine headaches in adults. "Cluster headache can be hard to evaluate in clinical studies, which has contributed to few available treatment options for clusterheadache, often considered the most severe pain one can experience", noted Christi Shaw, president of Lilly Bio-Medicines, in the release .
  • Bill Gates has some scary anecdotes about Donald Trump

    Bill Gates has some scary anecdotes about Donald Trump

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    Gates said Trump had met his daughter Jennifer , 22, at an earlier event in Florida. However, Gates did go on to say he was not sure if Trump was actually serious about offering him the job or not. Gates also described how weird it sounded when the president referred to himself in the third person in one of the meetings. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV ) weakens the immune system destroying important cells that fight disease and infection and can lead to AIDS.
  • Congo Confirms 14 More Ebola Virus Cases

    Congo Confirms 14 More Ebola Virus Cases

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    Mr Salama, the WHO's deputy director-general for emergency response, said Mbandaka's location on the Congo river raised the prospect of Ebola spreading to Congo-Brazzaville and the Central African Republic, as well as downstream to Kinshasa , which has a population of 10 million.
  • Surgeon general helps fellow passenger who passed out on flight

    Surgeon general helps fellow passenger who passed out on flight

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    Jerome Adams attends show for Red Dress 2018 Collection Fashion Show at Hammerstein Ballroom. It was not immediately clear what happened during the medical emergency. After the patient woke up, Adams said it was best the plane return to the gate, and for the patient to be taken to the hospital for further evaluation.
  • Nigeria maintains 47th position in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

    Nigeria maintains 47th position in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

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    There were no changes at the world's top 40 with Germany, Brazil and Belgium still clinging to the top three positions with barely a month to the Fifa World Cup kickoff in Russian Federation. Kuwait (160, up 16) leaped up the table, thanks in part to their 2-0 friendly victory over Palestine. Federation Internationale de Football Association will release the next rankings June 7, 2018, three days after the submission of the World Cup list.
  • Is It Safe To Eat Romaine Lettuce Now? CDC Offers Update

    Is It Safe To Eat Romaine Lettuce Now? CDC Offers Update

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    Food and Drug Administration said. Twenty-three more people fell ill since the last update on May 9, bringing the total to 172 people from 32 states , the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday. The FDA, he tweeted, "ruled out that the contamination was caused by just one farm suggesting it was a complex problem and will take further time to investigate".
  • Disrupted body clock may cause mood disorders, depression

    Disrupted body clock may cause mood disorders, depression

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    For the large study, the researchers examined activity data of 91,105 people from the United Kingdom who were aged between 37 to 73 years. While the study does not reveal whether disruptions to circadian rhythms are a cause of mental health problems, a result of them or some mixture of the two, the authors say the findings highlight the importance of how we balance rest and activity.
  • West Norfolk beaches given Seaside Awards

    West Norfolk beaches given Seaside Awards

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    The global Blue Flag and the UK Seaside Awards are the quality marks for our beaches and mean those visiting them can be sure that they are clean, safe and meet the highest environmental standards, as well as the tough worldwide bathing water quality standards.
  • Petrol, diesel prices hiked for the third time within four days

    Petrol, diesel prices hiked for the third time within four days

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    The revisions were altogether stopped on April 25 due to polls in key southern state. The June price is expected to be around R14.15 per litre . With the U.S. The situation is no different in other parts of the country. Hence, the losses to the OMCs are likely to get repeated in the coming months, affecting their profitability, say analysts.
  • Ebola outbreak spreads to urban area as deaths mount

    Ebola outbreak spreads to urban area as deaths mount

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    She says health experts have identified 500 contacts who are now being traced. "We will intensify the monitoring and tracing of the population to all air, sea and road access routes". 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.
  • World Health Organization Seeks Ban Of Unhealthy Trans Fats

    World Health Organization Seeks Ban Of Unhealthy Trans Fats

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    It can be hard to change some of the behaviors that lead to those deaths - but that doesn't stop researchers from trying to get people to exercise and eat more vegetables. Researchers starting suggesting these fats might be unsafe based on signs of their accumulation in autopsies in the late 1950s. According to the USDA, a reduction in trans fat could prevent almost 30,000 premature deaths in the US every year.
  • The funeral of Alfie Evans in pictures

    The funeral of Alfie Evans in pictures

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    Members of the public and "Alfie's Army" broke into applause as the funeral cortege passed the Goodison Park ground en route to a private burial in Liverpool. A private funeral for toddler Alfie Evans will be held later. A key argument presented by Evans, 21, and James, 20, "was that they should decide what is best for their son", adds the broadcaster.
  • Tesco (LON:TSCO) Target Price Trimmed to GBX 220

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    The SI to MAD CATZ INTERACTIVE INC COMMON SHARES's float is 0.03%. 19,579 are owned by Ancora Advsr Ltd Liability. Bancshares Of Mellon reported 0% of its portfolio in IMI plc (LON:IMI). Stifel Nicolaus maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Tuesday, January 30 with "Hold" rating. Peel Hunt maintained The Vitec Group plc (LON:VTC) on Friday, September 29 with "Buy" rating.
  • STD cases drastically climb in California

    STD cases drastically climb in California

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    Young women made up the majority of chlamydia cases; men accounted for the majority of syphilis and gonorrhea cases. Female cases of syphilis increased early 7-fold from less than 250 early-cases reported in 2012. Congenital syphilis is a growing problem in Washington. He pointed to nations such as Cuba, Thailand and Belarus that have almost eliminated the life-threatening infection seen in infants.