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Ebola vaccine could get first real-world test in emerging outbreak

As of May 11, the fatality rate for this outbreak is at 33.3 percent. World Health Organization and its partners have moved in to help the DRC tackle the Ebola outbreak . He said explained that patients with more severe cases would show bleeding under the skin, internal organs or even from mouth and ears. The location of the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Likati health district (Aketi, Bas-Uele province) is situated more than 1300 kilometres from Kinshasa in the northern DRC. Read More »

Congo Faces New Ebola Outbreak

Nigeria's Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole , has called for heightened vigilance and intensified awareness efforts on symptoms of hemorrhagic fevers following the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It caused widespread alarm, but the active virus transmission was said to have ended previous year. One out of the five blood samples tested at the DRC's National Biomedical Research Institute tested positive for the disease. Read More »

Always Dreaming Wins a Thrilling 143rd Kentucky Derby


While veteran Derby watchers aren't pulling for any one frontrunner this year, right now the odds favor Always Dreaming and Irish War Cry. Right here. Before Saturday, he was 1-for-45. "I felt like this week, people were defending it for me for some reason". "It felt like I really needed that second one". Read More »

Unidentified assailants shoot dead oil trader in Uttar Pradesh

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who is also in-charge of the home department in the state, has formed a special cell to personally monitor crime in the state, Uttar Pradesh Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma said today. He also said the state government was committed to making the "Swacch Bharat" mission a success in the state. The chief secretary is a subordinate of the chief minister, an accused in the riot case. Read More »

Nawaz-Jindal meeting part of backchannel diplomacy, govt tells army

In its report published on Thursday, the BBC Urdu said that the prime minister in his recent meeting with the COAS took him into confidence about his meeting with Sajjan Jindal held last month in Murree. It had triggered intense speculation with some analysts suggesting it could be the precursor to a possible meeting between prime ministers of the two countries in the near future. Read More »

Melissa McCarthy Becomes a Legend as Sean Spicer

Since Melissa McCarthy has been playing Sean Spicer in absolutely hilarious cameo appearances on SNL this season, it's been assumed that she would reprise the role when hosting the show this weekend, and now we have gotten confirmation in the best way possible. Read More »

Significance & Importance of the Day You


Ingrid Johnson wouldn't have had much of a Mother's Day without the group North York Moms. "It puts a smile on your mother's face every time they see the flowers ", he said. The highlight was Sunday dinner. I often wonder where all these people were before the person passes, but oh well, that's the way things go. Can you imagine any member of Congress today voting against Mother's Day? It might be roast beef, cooked in a large cast-iron pot along with potatoes and carrots ... Read More »

First Ebola outbreak since 2014 kills three people

It is imperative to protect health workers and educate the public on hygiene measures, as well, WHO says. An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the northeast region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. "Federal funding is a critical part to maintain national public health security and to ensure lead organizations like the CDC remain strong", Duchin said. Read More »

Conservatives gain control in East Sussex local elections

The Prime Minister sought to fight any complacency among Tories, insisting that she was "taking nothing for granted" when it comes to the General Election on June 8. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said that Labour's vote "held up" in areas of Wales where Jeremy Corbyn had campaigned, and said there were signs that voters were developing more confidence in the party leader as he had the chance to get his message across. Read More »

Eurovision 2017: Portugal's ballad wins contest


Anja Nissen from Denmark performs during the Grand Final of the 62nd annual Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) at the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev, Ukraine , 13 May 2017. In response, Russia's state-owned Channel 1 television refused to broadcast the contest, replacing Saturday's final with a screening of the film "Alien". Read More »

Mama Winnie: Let's love all our children


Words of love are very important and they can be written on any folded piece of paper to a make a card, even lined pages from a school notebook. Here's how different types of local moms recommend celebrating . Women who are not mothers yet may decline invitations for events on Mother's Day and that's ok. Of course, I will also celebrate and give special honor my wife, Gloria, the mother of our four children. Read More »

UN agency announces 2 more suspected Ebola cases in Congo

There are 300,000 doses of the vaccine "Gavi" available which health authorities say they'll use "if needed to stop this outbreak becoming a pandemic". The community is near the border with Central African Republic. The first case dates back to April 22. He was transported by taxi to hospital and was dead on arrival. Read More »

Slavisa Jokanovic: 'All to play for in semi-final second leg'


Reading, though, will be without skipper Paul McShane for the second leg after he was sent off 10 minutes from time for catching Fulham midfielder Kevin McDonald with a high foot. "We know what we can do, we are confident in our squad, and Fulham are a very talented team". But the tide turned with a much-needed equaliser for the hosts on 65 minutes - Cairney nodding in his 13th goal of the campaign from close range after Reading stopper Ali Al Habsi had spilled a low cross-shot ... Read More »

Ebola outbreak: Russian Federation accuses Bill Gates of infecting Congolese villagers

This marks the eighth outbreak of the deadly virus since it was first discovered 1976. "It is imperative that the United States and other countries be able to catch and respond to outbreaks at any time and we must be sure we're doing everything to prevent diseases from entering and spreading in the USA", said Duchin, an allergy and infectious diseases professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington's School of Public Health in Seattle. Read More »

At Least One Person Dies Of Ebola In Democratic Republic Of Congo

As of Friday, there are nine suspected cases-three people have died and six others are hospitalized, according to WHO . "The fact that this is a country that has experience dealing with Ebola should give us hope that we won't see a pandemic on the scale of the 2014 outbreak that hit West Africa", Dr. Read More »

Liberals eke out win as minority government


Based on the current results, the Greens could prop up the Liberals or form a coalition with the NDP, as 44 seats are needed for a majority. However a minority scenario would likely mean negotiations between Green leader Andrew Weaver and both the NDP and Liberals. Read More »

Health experts in Congo identify two more suspected Ebola cases


The outbreak occurred in Bas-Uele province in the north of the country, more than 1,300 kilometres northeast of Kinshasa, the national capital. To date there have been nine suspected cases. Yokouidé Allarangar, WHO representative in the DRC, said in a separate statement . "The Likati health district is in a remote area, but contact tracing is essential to contain the epidemic in its focus; the DRC can rely on very experienced health workers for this goal", WHO's DRC Representative, Yokouidé ... Read More »

Italy, Portugal Eyed As Favorites As Ukraine Hosts Eurovision Final


Kristian Kostov from Bulgaria performs the song " Beautiful Mess " during rehearsals for the Eurovision Song Contest , in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, May 12, 2017. Russian Federation is boycotting this year's competition after Ukraine barred its contestant from entering the country - a symptom of the countries' toxic relations since Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014. Read More »

All Blacks 'delighted' with Rugby World Cup 2019 pool

If the All Blacks top Pool B , which also includes South Africa , Italy , Africa 1 (potentially Namibia) and a Repechage victor, then the runner up in Pool A awaits them in the quarter-finals. "We're happy with it, there's some tougher groups, but when you've seen what Japan have done in the last 18 months and Scotland we've struggled with as well". Read More »

Microsoft Issues Rare Windows XP Patch Following Global WannaCrypt Ransomware Outbreak

In the United Kingdom, the bug locked up IT systems and phone lines at National Health Service (NHS) hospitals, causing officials to discourage people from visiting unless they need emergency treatment. "For so many organisations in the same day to be hit, this is unprecedented", he said. The attacks used ransomware that apparently exploited a security flaw in Microsoft operating systems, locking users' files unless they pay the attackers a designated sum in the virtual currency Bitcoin. Read More »

Arsenal v Southampton: Arsene Wenger reveals what impressed him most about win


Hit play on the video at the top of the page to watch highlights from the match. The only negative for Arsenal at St. Mary's Stadium was right wing back Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain limping off injured in the 36th minute. "We can not find a win". "For me, we deserved a minimum a draw and maybe a win". "It gives them an incentive to go out there with a point to prove and Stoke City players have certainly done that over the years every time they have played Arsenal at home". Read More »

What parents need to know about children's mental health


She along with police and mental health professionals in the Fox Valley believe this is another step forward in continuing the mental health conversation. It chips away at the isolation, at the suspicion that no one has ever been as messed up as you are, that you are unreachable. "Be honest with your friends about what you're feeling, and trust that your candour will help them to open up, too". Read More »

Remains removed from site of southern Kentucky plane crash


Calls from residents in the area near the crash scene were also received by Christian County 911 reporting a plane had gone down. The Federal Aviation Administration said the aircraft is a a Beechcraft Bonanza. Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham said they were the only two people aboard the single-engine plane, which took off in Iowa and was bound for Alabama. Read More »

Mental Health Month and MHP Classes


A typical school psychologist divides her time among 1,400 students. The official launch came ahead of the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week , which runs from the 8th to the 14th of May. Take control of your mental health, don't let it control you. Giordano said advocating for mental health treatments can be a challenge, but she and other activists are focusing on the Senate now, which is next to take on health care. Read More »

Only Households Surpass Those With Landlines, CDC Says


More than seven in ten adults aged 25-29 (72.7%) and aged 30-34 (71.0%) lived in households with only wireless telephones. As age increases, so does the likelihood that the household will have a landline telephone. Blumberg, the study's co-author, noticed some interesting "commonalities" among those who only have cellular service. Similar to how people are dropping traditional cable TV services to cut costs, going cellphone-only is a part of the rising cord-cutting movement. Read More »

Stay Humble, Don't Get Complacent: Amit Shah To BJP Workers


And a week later, they joined the TMC. Mr Prasad said though the BJP was "deeply saddened and deeply hurt" over the incident but not the least concerned since the TMC supremo couldn't stop the "march of democracy". Noting that there were 16,000 workers in the BJP, he said if one party worker decides to strengthen five booths, then the party would automatically reach to 80,000 booths. Read More »

Odisha ministers resign ahead of reshuffle


The ministers were administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor S C Jamir in presence of the chief minister and other senior ministers at Raj Bhavan. Similarly, giving additional charge of Law Department to new Health Minister Pratap Jena does not look to be a sensible administrative decision when the health sector in Odisha is virtually in limbo. Read More »

Less Than A Quarter Of Americans Support AHCA

Only minutes after the legislation passed, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander declared the Senate would write its own bill rather than simply attempt to make a few changes to the House version. Read More »

Facebook launching original shows and unique programming


Eventually, Facebook will be moving on to revenue-shared programs using ads that appear in the videos. A layman can also notice that Facebook has significantly shifted its focus on providing smooth streaming of live video broadcasts, stories, and also 360-degree videos. Read More »

American scientists closer to develop cure for baldness, graying hair


The future for this research is to try to understand how production of the KROX20 protein is interrupted as people age, as well as understanding what causes the SCF gene to stop working and bring on gray hair . When the KROX20-producing cells were deleted in mice, no hair grew. The researchers found that a protein known as KROX20, which is commonly linked to nerve development, is turned on in skin cells that later turn into the hair shaft. Read More »

Woman gang raped, body mutilated in Haryana


The woman's parents had filed a missing complaint, based on which the police tracked her parents down. It also said that the woman was killed after being raped involving at least seven people. The victim had been brutally raped. The rape prompted citizens to take to the streets and the government to ponder upon women's safety. Only last week, the Supreme Court upheld the death sentence to four convicts of the infamous Nirbhaya gangrape case. Read More »

Make cloud eggs - The new madness of famous food bloggers


Here are a few of our favorite for some inspiration in the kitchen. Just make sure your natural lighting is on point otherwise this entire exercise in egg-making was worthless. "I remember having them as a little girl", Kate Morgan Jackson, publisher of Framed Cooks , told TODAY Food . If you want a firmer yolk, add it to the "cloud" earlier. Read More »