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Thailand raises alert level in Zika spread

She said except for mild skin rashes, the two new cases were not accompanied by other signs and symptoms unlike the first confirmed case. Dr Subramaniam added that the ministry has conducted checks on 79 suspected cases of Zika virus since Sept 1 and all turned out to be negative.

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Chikungunya claims 10 lives, union and state health ministries take stock

He also questioned the expenditure on AAP ministers' foreign trips and questioned why ministers are out of the State when people need them the most. Dr BS Rana, Chairman, Board of Management of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, said in all the four deaths which have taken place, the victims were elderly.

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Bayer Buying Monsanto for $66 Billion

Today, Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) finally broke the ice with the acceptance of $128 per share purchase offer from Bayer AG (ADR) (OTCMKTS:BAYRY) in a cash transaction. It is organized into operating units viz. crop protection, seeds and environmental science. "They can develop new products, they can change products, or they can do things to try to make products more stable in the environment", Schneider says.

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Samsung urges Note 7 owners to stop use

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has stopped passengers from carrying the recently-launched Samsung Galaxy Note 7, following reports of the smartphone's batteries exploding, officials said on Sunday. The FAA has issued a warning to passengers in which it strongly advised them to not turn on or charge the phone during a flight. Besides airlines in the US, Scandinavian Airlines and Singapore Airlines are among the carriers to have banned the device.

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As Suu Kyi visits, USA announces lifting of Myanmar sanctions

Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, spent many years under house arrest for her opposition to the military junta that ruled Myanmar for decades. There was speculation that Suu Kyi might want some US sanctions to remain in place until Myanmar's military releases its remaining hold on the country's government.

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Sign Up Now for NWA Out of the Darkness Walk

An increase in overall suicide rates in NY reflects the trend across the country, but while rates among both men and women have increased steadily nationwide, the rate among men in NY has held with a rate of 9.7 deaths in 2014 - although rates continue to rise among white men, who also make up the majority of deaths by suicide.

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Clinton Foundation plans to spin off flagship health project

Also, former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton will step down from the group's board if Mrs. Clinton defeats Republican Donald Trump in the general election. The initiative will also stop using "Clinton" in its name, though it will keep the acronym "CHAI". Rose asked Clinton if the missus was simply dehydrated when she collapsed at the 9/11 memorial ceremony on Sunday.

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Jean-Claude Juncker: YouTube should pay more to musicians

Earlier in the year, Ashcroft used his address at the collecting society's Annual General Meeting to share his views on the ongoing dysfunction within Europe's digital music market and call on all members to support positive change at legislative level.

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All Texas counties now testing for Zika virus

Health officials were only able to determine the individual helped provide care to an elderly male family contact, reportedly the person's father, who contracted the Zika virus overseas. For those with symptoms, Zika virus tends to cause a mild, short-lived (two to seven days) illness. Infection during pregnancy is believed to result in babies with small heads a condition called microcephaly and other brain defects.

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Arizona driver hits officers, faces attempted murder charges

The incident occurred just before 2 a.m.on Tuesday at a QuikTrip gas station on Camelback Road, off Interstate 17. An 18-year police veteran suffered a broken leg, another veteran officer had minor injuries and a third officer had a head injury on his first day of training.

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OH poll: Trump has narrow lead over Clinton

Yes, it's true that Clinton has a larger electoral college base (states where the projected margin has been larger than the national margin). Can Clinton win the race without Ohio? Sheehan is now leaning toward Clinton, the Democratic nominee, because he worries Trump would damage US relations overseas.

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Hillary Clinton 'fit to serve' as USA president, says doctor

The letter , from Clinton's doctor, Lisa Bardack, is meant to put to rest concerns about the Democratic presidential nominee's health after the illness caused her to stumble out of a memorial service Sunday and forced her off the campaign trail for days.

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United Airlines flight diverts to Denver over "possible security concerns"

A cross country commercial air flight made an emergency landing in Denver Wednesday night over possible security concerns. United Flight 1243 landed safely at about 9:30 p.m. Federal Bureau of Investigation and Denver police are investigating the incident. The plane was parked in a remote area and passengers were taken to a terminal.

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IOS 10 goes official, bricks some iPhones and iPads

The preregistrations for the iPhone 7 before preorders even opened also broke preregistration records for T-Mobile, exceeding preregistrations for the iPhone6 and iPhone 6s handsets. T-Mobile said pre-orders rose almost four times compared with its next most popular iPhone. The screen, however, must be on - either by pressing the power button or, more likely, iOS 10's new raise-to-wake feature that turns on the screen when you pick up your iPhone.

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How Will Pneumonia, 'Deplorables' Affect The Clinton Campaign?

He told Dr. Mehmet Oz at the taping Wednesday of the physician's popular television show that he would like to lose 7 to 9 kilograms (15 to 20 pounds). In Wednesday's letter, Bardack writes that outside of a few infections during the past year, Clinton is in solid health. The letter said Kaine has never smoked and his alcohol use is "modest".

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared in misconduct probe

The hearing heard how Cafferkey, who had been working in a treatment facility at the height of the epidemic West Africa for six weeks, had failed to declare her true temperature as she returned to the United Kingdom in December 2014. The session was told on Tuesday that a doctor took Ms Cafferkey's temperature at the airport and found it to be up to 38.3C (100F). Her temperature was recorded twice by a doctor, in the presence of another person referred to as "registrant A", at more than 38C, ...

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Doctor: Clinton had 'mild' case of pneumonia, fit to lead as president

Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook called Trump's Dr. Oz appearance a "charade" and called on the Republican to not only release his medical records, but his tax returns, noting that Clinton has posted 40 years of tax returns on her website.

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Demaryius Thomas returns to practice, still concerns for fantasy owners

Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts runs with the ball during the game against the Denver Broncos at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 8, 2015 in Indianapolis , Indiana. "We're going to take it a step at a time this week". "But he had a couple of days, he's had some good treatment and could have practiced today if we wanted him to, but we'll hold off on Wednesday".

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Tropical depression forms in Atlantic; TS Julia drenches coast

The center of the storm was over the city of Jacksonville when it was given tropical storm status late Tuesday night - but that decision caused some controversy. "Forecasters say an isolated tornado is possible in coastal Georgia and SC as well". Gregory McCord, student services chief for the Beaufort County School District, said officials would assess conditions again Thursday morning before making a decision.

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Monitoring of prostate cancer as effective as treatment in some cases

The study shows that "you have no business treating low-grade prostate cancer in someone with a life expectancy of less than 15 years" because the side effects outweigh any benefits, said urological surgeon Dr. Wallis and Nam conclude this means the vast majority of those tested were unlikely to experience major prostate growth when they were tested after a decade.

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Monsanto-Bayer Deal Could Increase Prices for US Farmers

Bayer is paying $128 (£97) per share for Monsanto , a 44% premium on its price in May before a proposed deal was announced . The transaction includes a break-fee of $2 billion that Bayer will pay to Monsanto should it fail to get regulatory clearance.

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Zika virus: Several patients in Northern Ireland diagnosed with mosquito-borne disease

Emanuele Nicastri, from the National Institute for Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani, and colleagues described the case of a 32-year-old nurse who was infected with Zika in the Dominican Republic. The infection has been linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains. Dunn, "that's definitely part of the hypothesis perhaps this new case contracted Zika from the deceased man's bodily fluid however we haven't been able to have any conclusive evidence as part of this ...

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Ohio kidnapping suspect points cops to remains of 3rd person

Authorities said during a short press conference Tuesday afternoon they have found the remains of two bodies in a house on Covert Court. The suspect, 40-year-old Shawn Grate, remained jailed Wednesday on an abduction charge. Now, all her son is anxious about is if his mother was scared and screaming, as well as "how she died". She responded, "I've been abducted". "We have several BCI agents on the (Missing Women) Task Force and they have access to the profiles of our missing women, so if ...

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Furious Koeman half-time team talk inspired Everton win

We came out, I think we had some more chances, but after they scored the first goal , our heads went down and that was it. "I could have had five and I have to be more of a serial killer if I want to help the team to achieve its objective", said Lukaku.

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Apex Court castigates lawyer for using the term separatist

Dismissing the PIL, the bench in a brief order said, "We are of the considered opinion that the grant of funds to the state of Jammu and Kashmir for the purposes of security or otherwise is within the exclusive domain of the Central Government".

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Hillary Clinton's Doctor Says She's 'Fit to Serve as President'

A video showing her almost collapsing during the event soon went viral and led to her team admitting she had been diagnosed with pneumonia a couple days earlier. After Clinton stopped by her daughter's apartment - and told the media that she was feeling better - Bardack evaluated Clinton at her home in Chappaqua, New York, and the campaign later told the media that Clinton had pneumonia.

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Obama tells insurers new enterprises have growing pains

Enrolling that cadre of consumers is vital to improve the risk pool, Obama's letter notes. The White House is hosting a Millennial Outreach and Engagement Summit at the White House on Tuesday, September 27 focused exclusively on how to enroll more youth in the marketplace during open enrollment, he said.

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Russian Hackers Leak Documents Showing Simone Biles' Drug Use

The hacking group, known as APT 28 or Fancy Bear , is thought to have pulled off a number of other notable hacks in recent months, including accessing private information from the Democratic National Committee earlier this summer and knocking a French television network off the air for 18 hours in April 2015.

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Thailand discloses 200 Zika virus cases, says tourism may take a hit

Zika, which has been linked to the birth defect microcephaly in newborn babies, can be transmitted through sex , however it is primarily spread through mosquito bites. The recently confirmed cases take the total number of infected people in Bangkok since the start of the year to 29, after seven people tested positive for Zika between January and August - they have now been quarantined.

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Canyon County reports first travel-related Zika case

Two more patients tested positive for the Zika virus, bringing to eight the number of people afflicted with the dreaded disease since 2012. In a statement, a spokesperson for the Public Health Agency said there was no specific treatment for Zika other than supportive measures such as hydration for those who have symptoms.

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Several people diagnosed with Zika virus in Northern Ireland in past year

Previously regarded as localised and relatively harmless, a massive outbreak that started a year ago in Brazil (see the chart below) brought the illness sharply into focus because of emerging links to microcephaly - a congenital disorder that can shrink unborn babies' brains and heads and reduce life expectancy.

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Flu shots available to Sedgwick County residents starting Monday

Unfortunately, those alternative vaccines aren't approved for children at this point. Since the odds of ever seeing a common cold cure during this lifetime appear to be rather slim, it's best if people take the necessary precautions to avoid getting sick and make sure they're taking the proper steps to usher themselves back to full health when they do catch a cold.

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Judge orders jail for teen who allegedly impersonated doctor

Love-Robinson was arrested Friday in Stafford, Va., on fraud charges after police said he tried to purchase a auto using fraudulent employment information. Deputies came to the vehicle dealership and spoke with Love-Robinson, who said he came to Virginia to buy a auto for himself and another for his godmother.

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22 confirmed Zika cases in Bangkok since early this year

Dr Anuchar said there is no known vaccine to ward off the virus, but most patients recover within 7 days. In addition, the health department on Tuesday reported 13 new travel-related cases, including eight in Miami-Dade, one in Escambia, one in Hillsborough, one in Manatee, one in Monroe and one in Seminole counties.

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Household dust laced with toxic chemicals

Dr Robin Dodson, an environmental exposure scientist at Silent Spring Institute, Massachusetts, said: 'Consumers have the power to make healthier choices and protect themselves from harmful chemicals in everyday products. Used as a flame retardant, it's found in furniture, baby products and other household items. A flame retardant added to couches, baby products, electronics and other products, TCEP , had the highest estimated intake followed by four phthalates-DEP, DEHP, BBzP and DnBP.