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Palomar Health giving free flu shots, while supplies last

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CHC held 45 flu clinics across campus, where thousands of students simply walked in and received the flu shot within minutes. With El Paso County reporting almost a tripling in flu cases compared to a year ago, Immunize El Paso is stepping up efforts to ensure borderland residents get protected. Read More »

E.coli Outbreak Threat Likely Over Soon — CDC

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The Public Health Agency of Canada identified romaine lettuce as the source of the outbreak in Canada. That outbreak, which Canadian health officials declared over on Wednesday, affected 42 people. There has been one death and nine people have been hospitalized, including two with kidney failure, CNN reported . The CDC, for its part, says that it hasn't yet identified the type of leafy green involved and that it's investigation is continuing. Read More »

SUF welcomes SC's decision for reinvestigation of 1984 Sikh massacre

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The petitions filed by Singh and Manjit Singh GK had alleged that the SIT had scrutinised 293 cases and closed 199 of them after scrutiny. According to reports, the violence had claimed around 2,733 live in Delhi. On August 16 a year ago, the court had appointed the supervisory panel to examine the SIT's decision to close 241 cases. The SIT closed 241 of the cases, citing lack of evidence; following this, in August 2016, the Supreme Court appointed a panel to review the decision to close ... Read More »

An Early….and Tough….Flu Season in Beatrice Area

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Clint Koenig. ODH also reports 1,750 new confirmed flu-associated hospitalizations in OH during the first week of January, a significant increase over 925 reported during the last week of December. Even though Schneider said the flu back then was very different from today's flu virus, it still kills 250,000 people every year worldwide. Vaccine effectiveness against H3N2 viruses has been around 30 percent. Read More »

Willie Nelson cuts show short due to breathing problems

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According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, only got through a segment of his first song, "Whiskey River", before having to leave the stage due to breathing issues . At the time, he said in a statement: "This is Willie. The altitude got to me I am feeling better now & headed for lower ground". Despite the setback, Nelson is expected to take the stage next in Macon, Ga. Read More »

More than 60% who try a cigarette become daily smokers, study says

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Hajek added, "The UK is seeing a dramatic reduction in smoking at the moment and this tallies with recent findings that only 19% of 11- to 15-year-olds have ever tried a cigarette, so the good news is that we are on the right track". According to the World Health Organization study, 27.1 percent of Turkish people smoked cigarettes in 2015, compared to 31.2 percent in 2010. Deborah Arnott, chief executive of the charity Action on Smoking and Health, said that this means there should be ... Read More »

Millie Bobby Brown's surprising new role

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Thanks to her brilliant performance as the super-powered Eleven in Netflix's Stranger Things , Millie Bobby Brown's career is set to go through the roof. She already has a production company of her own up and running and comes on board not only as lead actress but also as one of the film's producers. Read More »

FA to adopt 'Rooney Rule' for future roles in the England set-up

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In August of 2017, Chelsea Ladies striker Aluko said she was victimised for reporting discrimination by ex-England women's team manager Mark Sampson. The FA's desire to ensure the England management is more diverse following a damaging row around the women's team. In talking to people at the Premier League and the FA, I don't see any resistance to a Rooney Rule'. Read More »

Fulani Herdsmen Kill Two Policemen in Benue

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However, he said he would not support the federal government's plan to establish cattle colonies until he understood the concept. The statement also revealed that Mr. I'm seeing Mr. President. "The most unfortunate thing is that these things are happening when we have a retired military general as the President of the country and he can not do anything". Read More »

Utah 7-11 Customers Potentially Exposed To Hepatitis A

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County health officials waited several days to alert the public, they said, because they did not have enough vaccinations on hand for as many as 2,000 people who may have been exposed. It can also be spread by sex and illicit drug use. Officials Salt Lake County Health Department remind the public the hepatitis a outbreak has been ongoing since August. Read More »

Former Sena corporator knifed to death

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The Times of India reported that two men attacked the 62-year-old leader with choppers before fleeing the spot. Police arrived at the scene of the crime and collected samples for forensic examination, and are also examining whether there were any CCTVs near the scene of the crime. Read More »

Man's attempt to torch spider turns into unmitigated disaster

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It is not clear whether the spider survived the fire. Fire fighters in Redding, northern California, battled the blaze for 20 minutes on Sunday after residents tried and failed to put the flames out with a garden hose. The fire on the mattress was reportedly extinguished by residents, but it had already spread to other parts of the flat. Officials say the fire did about $11,000 in damage. Read More »

Nigerians Return From Libya

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A total of 16,387 Nigerians were repatriated from different parts of the world in 2017.Comptroller General of immigration, Mr. Muhammed Babandede, who gave the figure yesterday as the Federal Government delegation to Libya disclosed their findings, however expressed worries that more Nigerians might be deported this year. Read More »

DE experiencing mild flu season compared to rest of country

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The health officials stated that ambulance service in Riverside and San Bernardino counties had been affected because of the number of flu calls coming in. The predominant flu strain this year is H3N2, a form of influenza A. This strain is included in this year's flu vaccine, but information on how effective the vaccine has been is typically not available until the flu season is over. Read More »

E. coli deaths linked to romaine lettuce, officials say

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported five people in the US have been hospitalized and one person has died. 01/08/2018Food safety experts at Consumer Reports are advising people in the US and Canada to stop eating romaine lettuce. Read More »

SC modifies order, says playing NA in cinemas not mandatory

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In November 2016, the Supreme Court had issued an interim order to all cinemas to play the National Anthem before the screening of a film "in order to imbibe the love of the motherland". It also said that the exemption for the disabled from standing in cinema halls during National Anthem shall remain in force. Upon consideration of the recommendations made by the committee, the government may bring out the requisite notification or circular or rules in this regard, if required. Read More »

California Republican Ed Royce not seeking re-election

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In a statement , Mr. Royce said he wanted to spend the final year of his chairmanship focusing on the foreign. Clinton carried the 39th District by almost 9 points, according to calculations by Daily Kos Elections . Royce is one of several relatively moderate Republicans from California whose jobs have become endangered as the state has become increasingly Democratic. Read More »

Google doodles on Har Gobind Khorana's 96th birthday

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Khorana is known as a scientist who revolutionised biochemistry with his pioneering work in DNA chemistry. Thankfully, his father encouraged him in following his dream and getting education. A second scientific breakthrough would come a few years later when Khorana reported construction of the first artificial gene, which are widely used in biology labs for sequencing, cloning and engineering new plants and animals. Read More »

CAT 2017 result out; two women, three engineers among toppers

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The possible delay in the declaration of CAT 2017 result may be attributed to the fact that the official answer keys of the test were released this year for the first time. Details required to check result and download score card are User ID and Password. No query regarding the issuance of CAT 2017 score card will be entertained by CAT Centre 2017 after December 31, 2018. Read More »

Urgent appeal for blood donors in Corby

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Last week in North Carolina, 23 blood drives were canceled between Wednesday and Friday when frozen precipitation slicked roadways. "Right now, blood donations are being distributed to hospitals as fast as they come in", said Natividad Lewis, a Portland-based spokeswoman for the Red Cross. Read More »

IS supports Iranian anti-government protests

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Nearly a third of Iran's 80 million people use the Telegram app as their main source of news and a way of bypassing the highly restrictive state media. The European diplomats spoke in support of the right to free speech and peaceful protest. Trump has declined to certify Iran is complying, and suggested he may not waive suspended sanctions later this month, in effect walking away from it. Read More »

The CDC Is Hosting a Workshop on Preparing for Nuclear War

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The session, one of the CDC's recurring "public health grand rounds", will discuss the role of federal, state and local officials and discuss how preparations for a nuclear attack "are similar and different" from efforts to respond to other emergencies. Read More »