Health

DRC: 3rd Ebola case confirmed, in urban area

DRC: 3rd Ebola case confirmed, in urban area At least 44 suspected cases have been registered since the beginning of the epidemic with 23 deaths including 1 confirmed Ebola death, according to the latest statistics from the Minister of Health. "In our experience, for each confirmed case of Ebola there are about 100-150 contacts and contacts of contacts eligible for vaccination", Jasarevic said. [Full Article...]

Nobel Prize in Literature postponed after sexual assault scandal

Nobel Prize in Literature postponed after sexual assault scandal The Academy will name its 2018 victor at the same time as its 2019 victor, it announced on its website Friday. The post 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature cancelled amidst Sexual Assault Scandal appeared first on BellaNaija - Nigeria breaking & top news to the World 24/7. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid wing-back Marcelo: We gave LaLiga our best shot

Real Madrid wing-back Marcelo: We gave LaLiga our best shot But the Wales star has put injury woes behind him to enter LaLiga's final straight with a flourish and Sunday's brilliant double - on the back of a fine equaliser in last weekend's 2-2 Clasico draw at Barcelona - took him on to 18 goals for the season all competitions. [Full Article...]

Salmonella Outbreak Sickens More People Following Multi-State Egg Recall

Salmonella Outbreak Sickens More People Following Multi-State Egg Recall Nine states have confirmed salmonella cases: Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and SC. Rose Acre Farms announced the voluntary recall of 206,749,248 eggs that were sold under several brands and distributed to retail stories and restaurants. [Full Article...]

CDC 'Ticks' Off Twitter With Photo Of Poppyseed Muffin With Ticks

CDC 'Ticks' Off Twitter With Photo Of Poppyseed Muffin With Ticks The organization posted a photo of a poppy seed muffin on May 4, replacing some of the seeds with five, tiny ticks. The caption, however, suggested that something wasn't quite right. The study comes amid a new report from the CDC that finds ticks and flea bites tripled in the US from 2004 to 2016. However, this is not just any muffin. [Full Article...]

Ghana on alert over Ebola outbreak in DRC

Ghana on alert over Ebola outbreak in DRC Following the outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo, there is a high possibility that the global friendly match between the central African nation and the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be called off. Reuters noted that Ebola is believed to be spread over long distances by bats as the animals can host the virus without dying. "WHO is working closely with the government of the DRC to rapidly scale up its o... [Full Article...]

National Panel Releases Revised Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations

National Panel Releases Revised Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations The American Academy of Family Physicians and the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommend against PSA-based screening for prostate cancer, while the American College of Physicians, the American Urological Association and the American Cancer Society recommend shared decisionmaking but differ in certain details from one another and the USPSTF recommendations. [Full Article...]

Best of WWE SmackDown

On the most recent episode of Raw , Finn Balor , Braun Strowman , and Ember Moon all won their qualifying matches and will enter WWE Money in the Bank 2018. This gives E an easy pathway into the match, but victory would be a tall order, as he'd be surrounded by bigger singles stars. Be sure to be here tomorrow for the full Best and Worst of WWE Smackdown Live column. [Full Article...]

FDA: There's a shortage of EpiPens, but it shouldn't last long

FDA: There's a shortage of EpiPens, but it shouldn't last long The Food and Drug administration has declared a shortage of EpiPen and EpiPen jr . throughout major regions of the country. "Supply constraints" prevented adequate stock, according to the society's notice. Robert Glatter, an emergency physician from New York City's Lenox Hill Hospital. "Our diversity and durability are what allow us to absorb evolving industry dynamics and natural market vo... [Full Article...]

Malaysia's former authoritarian ruler claims clear mandate to govern, vows reforms

Malaysia's former authoritarian ruler claims clear mandate to govern, vows reforms Factors such as the recent redrawing of electoral boundaries, which created more ethnic Malay majority seats, and the midweek polling date expected to depress voter turnout were also supposed to favor BN. "We would like to make it clear that there is the urgency here to form a government now". Mr. Razak's BN coalition only managed 79 seats. Najib was nowhere to be seen as the evening wore on, an... [Full Article...]

Kirsten Dunst welcomes baby boy with Jesse Plemons

Kirsten Dunst welcomes baby boy with Jesse Plemons She confirmed the news the following month by cradling her baby bump in a stunning photo shoot for Rodarte's Fall-Winter 2018 lookbook. I love her so much, ' Kirsten told Marie Claire UK a year ago. The actress has previously insisted she's "not in any rush" to get hitched though, and that for now, she's content to chill out and spend time with her little one. [Full Article...]

Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce turns deadly

Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce turns deadly California had 24 cases reported , the highest number in any state, followed by Pennsylvania with 20 cases and Idaho with 11. The outbreak is the largest in the United States since 2006, when spinach tainted with a similar strain of E. coli cases were associated with contaminated hamburger. But investigators have not specified when and where that lettuce became contaminated with the risky bac... [Full Article...]

BBC Weather forecast: Temperatures set to reach 25C on May Day

BBC Weather forecast: Temperatures set to reach 25C on May Day It comes as temperatures could reach as high as 28C in some parts of England on Monday as the three-day weekend concludes. Central and south-eastern England will get the best of the hot weather across the whole weekend, but it will be warm for most in England and Wales, said meteorologist Sophie Yeomans. [Full Article...]

Public's Help Sought in Tying Golden State Killer Suspect to Goleta Slayings

Public's Help Sought in Tying Golden State Killer Suspect to Goleta Slayings Actor Patton Oswalt is helping to turn his late wife's final true crime book about the Golden State Killer into a TV docu-series following the arrest of her prime suspect. I'll Be Gone in the Dark is McNamara's comprehensive exploration of the case, but also an insight into the investigator herself. She was working on the book when she died in her sleep in 2016 at the age of 46. [Full Article...]

Sushma Swaraj to visit Myanmar; focus on Rohingyas

Sushma Swaraj to visit Myanmar; focus on Rohingyas Russia's deputy UN Ambassador Dmitry Polyanskiy was wary of Security Council involvement though because Myanmar said it was willing to tackle the issue. He said he did not believe the Trump administration would pay serious attention to the findings. "It's an institution, the army, that has never held its own soldiers accountable for nearly anything", he said, adding that there are already public... [Full Article...]

Buhari returns to Abuja from Washington DC

Buhari returns to Abuja from Washington DC He later clarified, "The big jet is under repairs". However, after it was discovered that the president's official Eagle One aircraft had landed in London on Tuesday without any official reason given to the public for two days, the presidency was forced to explain that the president was on a " technical stopover ". [Full Article...]

Eye surgery: the myths and facts

The more you learn about eye surgery, the more it should put your mind at ease. Take a look at the following for the truth about eye surgery. Myth: you will still need glasses Sometimes you may hear about the myth that you still need glasses after having laser eye surgery, but the truth is that most patients do not need glasses after the procedure. [Full Article...]

Coli outbreak; source of romaine still a mystery

Coli outbreak; source of romaine still a mystery So far 52 people have been hospitalized, including 14 with hemolytic uremic syndrome, a potentially fatal kidney complication. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said two cases have been reported in MA but no additional information was immediately available. [Full Article...]

Rs 1-L cr GST collection in April a record

Rs 1-L cr GST collection in April a record Last week, the Finance Ministry said Rs.7.19 lakh crore was mobilised from the GST during the period of August 2017 to March 2018. "This represents a tipping point in the GST collection in India and indicates that the tax collections are stabilising- it is now essential to allow the reform to stabilise and not keep making constant changes as simplification and stability are essential attribute... [Full Article...]

San Jose Sharks get chomped by Las Vegas Golden Knights in overtime

San Jose Sharks get chomped by Las Vegas Golden Knights in overtime During the regular season, he was 30-28 with a 2.55 GAA and a.915 save percentage overall, including 19-12 with a 2.39 GAA and a.915 save percentage here at home, plus he was 1-2 with a 3.32 GAA and a.899 against the Golden Knights . The Sharks have gone 27-16 here at home for the year and they have averaged 3.37 gpg and have allowed 2.51 gpg in those games. This is just the fourth time since... [Full Article...]


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