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Police Probes Forged Report That Said Nipah Virus Spread Through Chicken

Speaking to Herald, GMC Medical Superintendent (MS) Dr Shivanand Bandekar said the patient is now being treated as a case of viral encephalitis and not Nipah. The death toll of the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala has reached 14. According to the World Health Organization, Nipah is a zoonotic pathogen reported for the first time in Malaysia in the year 1998 in the village of Kampung Sungai Nipah.

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Misplaced capsule concerns prompt birth-control recall

They say the pack should have 24 capsules with hormones followed by four maroon capsules without hormones. Recalled pills have the lot number 5620706 and expire in May 2019. Patients who received a sample pack should notify their physician to arrange for a return. Allergan said it was notifying consumers by letter of the potential trouble.

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Govt decision on M. bovis cattle disease

Mycoplasma bovis has not been eradicated from any country where it has been found. "The decision to eradicate the disease is driven by the government's desire to protect national livestock from the disease and protect the basis of the economy, the livestock sector", said Jacinda Ardern.

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Alberto stronger on move toward US Gulf Coast

Forecasters said Alberto could bring life-threatening high water to southern coastal states when it slams an area from MS to western Georgia with up to 12 inches (30 cm) of rain and possible tornadoes. But most other energy companies are leaving offshore crews in place while they watch 2018's first Atlantic storm. Tropical Storm warnings have has been posted for parts of the northern Gulf Coast and some coastal waters along the western side of FL.

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Heat Breaks Two Long-Standing Records Over Memorial Day Weekend

With the help of extremely sunny skies, Memorial Day in Northeast Ohio is going to be roasting as temperatures near historical records. MEMORIAL DAY: Our thunderstorm chances now look to subside for Memorial Day, though we will be a bit cooler with mostly cloudy skies.

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Seized fentanyl enough to kill 26M people, Nebraska police say

Troopers seized the fentanyl in a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Kearney on April 26. In a tweet, the Nebraska State Patrol said the bust was "The largest seizure of fentanyl in Nebraska history and one of the largest ever in the U.S".

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Sleeping In On Weekends Might Prevent Early Death

Those involved with the data say when people who get less sleep during the week slept in on weekends , their mortality rate was the same as those who get seven-hours per night. For people over 65-years-old there is no link between sleep duration and a heightened risk of death. "It's a fundamental part of our biology, like breathing".

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Nipah virus: Madhya Pradesh Health Ministry issues advisory

Nipah virus may not have spread beyond Kerala but its scare has spread across the country with several states investigating suspicious cases and issuing advisories on precautions and travel to Kerala. Some can also experience atypical pneumonia and severe respiratory problems, including acute respiratory distress. The advisory underscored that people who are exposed to areas inhabited by fruit bats/articles contaminated by secretions such as unused wells and fruit orchards are likely to ...

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Mussels in salt water test positive for opioids

Scientists have also identified antibiotics, antidepressants, chemotherapy drugs, and heart medication in mussels' systems. People have nothing to worry about when it comes to eating mussels from a restaurant or shop because they come from clean locations., but it's another sign of what's ending up in the water and harming marine life.

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Congo says confirmed Ebola cases rise to 35, with 10 deaths

Mr Trump may be mindful of the barrage of criticism he encountered in 2014 after urging the Obama administration to bar entry to persons, including U.S. Said Berkley: "So the idea that there is only a subset of people who are going to get it is complicated". "We are working very hard with the countries in the surrounding area to ensure that their readiness and their preparedness could be up to the task of a case arising in these countries", she told AFP.

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Nipah virus alert in Bihar

Officials suspect the zoonosis infection outbreak - that causes disease in both animals and humans - spread from the unused well at Moosa's home where the dead bats were found. A total of 10 persons have died in Kerala's Kozhikode district due to viral fever. While 45 people succumbed to the virus when it broke out in Siliguri town in West Bengal, some five people died in the second outbreak in 2007 in the state's Nadia district.

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Richie Incognito held for involuntary psychiatric evaluation in Boca Raton

Sources also told TMZ that Incognito had been acting odd at the gym the previous day, but did not become violent. Incognito responded by throwing a tennis ball at O'Brien that hit O'Brien in the foot. He said he didn't know Incognito, who also played for the St. Louis Rams and Miami Dolphins , where he was suspended in 2013 for the racial bullying of a teammate, Jonathan Martin .

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Kerala fighting Nipah and misinformation simultaneously

Adding to the 14, a woman nursing student at Kozhikode is reported to have become the latest person to test positive for the infection. Two "control rooms" in the worst-hit Kozhikode district have been set up to closely monitor the spread of the virus.

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FDA warns some teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

They said various gels and creams, including four Orajel teething brands , contain the drug Benzocaine. Of particular concern is a rare but potentially life-threatening side effect benzocaine can have in babies and young children called methemoglobinemia , in which the amount of oxygen in a person's blood is reduced.

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Let Pusha T take over the Russian Federation investigation

Kanye West and Pusha T attend the "MNIMN" listening event at Industria Superstudio on September 11, 2013 in NY. 1 am, my phone rings. No caller ID. The photo is a disturbing image of Whitney Houston's bathroom. West, producer of the album, took to Twitter to reveal the cover art, a photo taken six years before Houston's death .

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Harvey Weinstein Surrenders To Authorities On Sexual Assault Allegations

Rose McGowan , one of first actresses in Hollywood to accuse Weinstein of sexual assault, said in a statement on Thursday at the news of his impending arrest that those alleged victims were now "one step closer to justice". Judge Kevin McGrath released Weinstein on $1m bail, with constant electronic monitoring and a ban on traveling beyond NY and the neighbouring state of CT.

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Split With Deripaska to Avoid Sanctions, US Tells GAZ

The US Department of the Treasury had previously published an explanation, from which it followed that the loss of control over En+ and UC Rusal could lead to the removal of sanctions from the company. They are Vladislav Soloviev , Siegfried Wolf, Maxim Sokov, Dmitry Afanasyev, Gulzhan Moldazhanova, Olga Mashkovskaya and Ekaterina Nikitina . Rusal resumed shipping aluminium to some customers last week following an extension of the deadline for companies to wind down contracts under the ...

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Trump can't block you on Twitter

Blocking critics violates the First Amendment , says Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald . While we must recognize, and are sensitive to, the President's personal First Amendment rights, he can not exercise those rights in a way that infringes the corresponding First Amendment rights of those who have criticized him.

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Battlefield 5 will not have loot boxes, but will have paid cosmetics

As suspected , the setting for Battlefield V will be World War 2, but instead of focusing on the most famous battles from that conflict - Normandy, Berlin, Dunkirk - developer DICE is seeking to focus on the untold stories set in the unexplored corners.

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Iranian Revolutionary Guards: We'll Deliver 'Strong Punch to Mouth' of Pompeo

Pompeo vowed that Trump's approach would ensure "Iran has no possible path to a nuclear weapon, ever". "After our sanctions come into full force, it will be battling to keep its economy alive". Former President Barack Obama did not seek a Senate-ratified treaty with Iran because of the dim prospects for getting approval from a Republican-run Congress.

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United States accuses Maduro, Venezuelan party official of drug trade profiteering

President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government has been giving Venezuelan identification cards to Colombians in order to transport them over the border to vote for him in Sunday's presidential elections, the Colombian government said on Thursday.

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FDA approves new drug for persistent headache

Amgen ( AMGN - Free Report ) and partner Novartis ( NVS - Free Report) announced that the FDA has approved their pipeline candidate Aimovig (erenumab) for the prevention of migraine . Each patient group had similar minor side effects, mostly colds and respiratory infections. Novartis and Amgen seem to have heeded warnings that healthcare payers may baulk at covering the drug if the price was set too high.

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Bill Gates: Wife Didn't Love How Trump Spoke of Our Daughter

Gates's reaction was "to explain that those are rarely confused with each other". Exclusive footage obtained by All In . Bill Gates exits an elevator before speaking to reporters at Trump Tower, December 13, 2016 in New York City. It is the virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS if not treated. "So clearly he had been driven away, and he wanted to make a grand entrance in a helicopter".

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Ebola outbreak in the Congo spreads to major city, health officials confirm

Isolation zones have been set up in Mbandaka's main hospital as well as Bikoro hospital, with more Ebola treatment centers being set up in Mbandaka and Bikoro. The fresh outbreak, publicly declared on May 8 with 23 deaths so far, had previously been confined to a very remote, rural area in Equateur Province in the northwest of the country.

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'Delhi to overtake Tokyo as most populous city by 2028'

As of 2018, there are 4.2 billion people living in urban areas worldwide, an vast increase from the 751 million in 1950. Kozhikode is projected to more than double its population to 5.6 mn between 2015 and 2035 and Surat will come close to matching that pace, according to the report .

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FDA Approves First Non-Opioid for Withdrawal

Recommended dosing for lofexidine is three 0.18 mg tablets taken orally four times daily, when patients are experiencing peak withdrawal symptoms (generally 5 to 7 days following last use of opioids, the company said in a news release). The safety and efficacy have not been established in children or adolescents 17 years of age and younger. This hormone is believed to play a role in symptoms of opioid withdrawal, the FDA said.

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Physical Exercise Can Worsen Dementia, Says Study

And the number of people who declined to participate in the study was high; more men than women participated, even though dementia is more common in women in western Europe. The exercise group showed improved physical fitness in the short term, but higher ADAS-cog scores at 12 months (25.2 v 23.8) compared with the usual care group, indicating worse cognitive impairment.

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Nigeria remains 47th in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

Most of the top 50 is unchanged, with Germany, Brazil and Belgium at one through three in the same top 10 as last month. Four of the top five African ranked teams have qualified for Russian Federation 2018 with Tunisia retaining their top spot, followed by Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco and Egypt.

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Congo's Ebola outbreak in 'new phase' after urban case

Apart from this, the virus outbreak occurred in an area with a traffic of about 7,000 persons a week by different means, which represents a significant risk of further spread, the health official stressed. He said scientists are working to identify the number of people who may have had contact with the virus, on top of the 500 already identified. The announcement came just as thousands of doses of the experimental Ebola vaccine arrived in the country, with vaccinations expected to commence ...

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Portugal: Fans interrupt Sporting practice, assault players

Sporting's Dutch global Bas Dost , the club's top scorer this season, required stitches to his neck. A shocking story in Portugal as Sporting Lisbon's training session was reportedly disrupted by enraged "fans" that attacked players and staff on Tuesday afternoon.

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Surgeon General to the Rescue During Delta Flight

Surgeon General himself. U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams was on a flight to Jackson, Mississippi when he helped another passenger who was having a medical emergency. The spokesperson said that the passenger regained consciousness, but Adams recommended the individual still be taken to a hospital. Fortunately, the U.S.

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Tributes pour in for Jlloyd Samuel

Samuel, who also won two worldwide caps for Trinidad and Tobago, was involved in a collision with a truck in High Legh, north-west England, after reportedly dropping off his children off at school. The 54-year-old male driver of the van remains in hospital in a serious condition. The 37-year-old made 169 Premier League appearances for the Villans from 1998-2007 and spent four years at Bolton before playing in Iran for Esteghlal and Paykan until 2015.

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CDC: Romaine lettuce finally in the clear

That was the message Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and if not exactly a thundering signal of "all clear", it's pretty close. Of the 157 people who were ill that the CDC has information on, 75 have been hospitalized and 20 have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), the form of kidney failure that can be fatal.

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Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked Again Across India

The conclusion of Karnataka polls continues to bring crude shock for the common man with the price of petrol and diesel increasing by 15 paise and 22 paise, respectively, in Delhi . "The daily increase would have to be higher than normal to reach the true market reflective prices for these two products", said a source in an oil marketing company, asking not to be named.

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Flooding possible as heavy rain forecasted Wednesday

The river may still be above flood stage as late as next Monday morning. The river will rise above the seven foot flood stage Monday afternoon and crest near 7.4 feet around 8:00 a.m. The heaviest rain is expected Thursday and Friday and a Flood Watch has been issued from Thursday afternoon through Friday evening. At 10 feet, minor flooding begins to occur in the woodlands and fields upstream and downstream from the gauge near the Interstate 20 bridge.