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Health Department Issues Warning After Boy Infected With Measles Visits Newark Airport

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That individual returned to Detroit Metropolitan Airport from travel overseas on March 6, said a media release, and was found to be contagious with measles when they reached MI. Individuals may be contagious for a few days before they present with symptoms, which increases the potential of exposing others to the infection. When to worry? Anyone who has not been vaccinated or who has not previously had measles is at risk. Read More »

IndiGo cancels 42 flights on Wednesday amid shortage of planes

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According to an Economic Times report, the cancellation of 65 saw the price of a ticket from Delhi to Mumbai surge to Rs 12,000, as people looked for alternate carriers to travel. "We are working around the clock to alleviate the inconvenience caused to our valued customers". While the highest one-way fare on Mumbai-Delhi route was Rs 14,245 and lowest was Rs 5,032 on Tuesday, the highest and lowest fares for the same trip would be Rs 28,911 and Rs 9,112 resepctively on March 14, popular ... Read More »

Killed In Fresh Plateau Attack

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No fewer than 24 persons have again been killed in a night attack on Dundu village of Kwal district in Bassa Local Government area of Plateau State. The spokesperson of the army, Texas Chukwu, said in a statement issued on Wednesday night, "While conducting search, troops discovered 23 dead bodies at Mararaba Dare shortly before Rafiki Village". Read More »

Smoking may cause hearing loss

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It is not acceptable to require vapers to share the same outdoor space as smokers, or to ban e-cigarette use. The Dartmouth researchers pulled data from a variety of national surveys of health and tobacco use to calculate how many years of life are gained or lost from e-cigarette use. Read More »

Courts uphold Trumps Texas anti-immigration law

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A provision that would have made local officials subject to fines, jail time or even removal from office for " endorsing " policies that impede enforcement of immigration laws remains under injunction for the time being while the case remains in court. Read More »

ZMCHD releases county health rankings

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This year, it was knocked out of the top five by Napa and Orange counties. Hardscrabble and sparsely populated Cumberland County ranked at the bottom, as it has in previous reports. That figure is compared the U.S. average of 20 percent. The county's low health ranking was cited as a target for improvement when the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health opened in Johnstown a year ago. Read More »

Lead Poisoning May Accelerate Death for Millions in US

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Lanphear, MD , of the department of health sciences at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and colleagues wrote. It is important to know about the causes for many diseases and about the things that can affect your health in a major way. Read More »

Nigeria's President Negotiating the Release Of 100 Abducted Schoolgirls

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The President cited the release of more than 100 Chibok girls, University of Maiduguri lecturers, some women police personnel, students and an NYSC member, the President declared: "I have no doubt that the Dapchi girls will be rescued or released and l want to reassure parents, Nigerians and the worldwide community that we will do all that is within our power to make sure that the girls are brought back safely to their families". Read More »

Apple now allows accessory manufacturers to make 3.5mm-to-Lightning cables

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With the change in the MFi logo, Apple added some new types of accessories which Apple partners can develop and release to the public, like the Lightning to 3,5mm adapter . Included in Apple's documentation for the news specifications are speakers and battery packs as products for which it could be advantageous to use a USB-C receptacle. Read More »

Broncos Going After Keenum At Quarterback

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Case Keenum , formerly of the Vikings, is heading to the Broncos, which means the Jets are in a three-way race with the Vikings and Cardinals for Kirk Cousins ' services. Why I like this move for the Broncos is because Keenum was truly one of the best players available based on last season. Watkins is an intriguing piece to add to an offense that already includes speedy receiver Tyreek Hill, tight end Travis Kelce and running back Kareem Hunt, but that's a massive price tag for a ... Read More »

Bears miss out on the NCAA Tournament, will play in the NIT

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When Marquette was more of a sure bet to make the tournament in 2016-'17, players celebrated with fans in the Union Sports Annex, a campus sports bar where tourney-bound Marquette teams tend to hold viewing parties. The most notable win in those 13 games was an upset over then-No. MSU backup center E.J. Datcher didn't play in either of the Bulldogs' two SEC Tournament games last weekend. Read More »

Drew Brees Rumors: Vikings, 'QB-Needy Teams' Have Contacted Saints QB

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The Vikings have mostly been linked to Kirk Cousins , but obviously Brees would be a huge upgrade over Cousins, and likely would command a shorter contract. Brees may be more of a longshot, but he's worth shot. Drafted out of Northwestern in the seventh round of the Saints' pivotal 2006 class, Strief spent five years as a backup tackle before ascending to the starter's role and becoming one of the locker room's enduring figures, a leader in the offensive line room and a standout player at ... Read More »

Second US fertility clinic reports egg storage tank malfunction

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Two fertility clinics across the country from each other experienced equipment failures on the same day that may have damaged hundreds of frozen eggs and embryos, something that a fertility expert called a stunning coincidence and that is already producing lawsuits from crestfallen couples. Read More »

INX Media case: CBI asks for 15 day custody for Karti Chidambaram

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The court also rejected Karti Chidambaram's plea seeking allotment of a separate prison in Tihar Jail saying that in view of social status of the accused and his father, he can not be treated different from the other accused. He was first sent to the CBI custody, where he was being interrogated till now. The Delhi court ordered the jail authorities to ensure that adequate security is provided to Karti Chidambaram until March 24. Read More »

PDP sacks Drabu for saying Kashmir not a political issue

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Senior NC leader A.M. Sagar asked if Kashmir was a social issue what was the PDP's self-rule all about? Meanwhile, official handle of PDP on twitter reacted on the statement and said, " Party recognizes J&K as a political issue & ever since its emergence has relentlessly been pursuing its resolution through reconciliation & dialogue. Read More »

Comedy legend Ken Dodd dies in United Kingdom aged 90

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Tributes for Sir Ken flooded in this morning, with Liverpool comedian John Bishop writing on Instagram: "True comedy legend". Dodd asked Jones if she wanted to marry and they tied the knot in the house on Friday, Holmes said. Those who worked with him also looked back with fondness. British veteran entertainer Sir Ken Dodd poses with his medal after he was appointed a Knight Bachelor (knighthood) at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, March 2, 2017. Read More »

Scientists Warn of Danger of Pandemic Caused by Mysterious New Disease

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During the recent meeting which was held in Geneva, the World Health Organization added Disease X into their Blueprint Disease list as the 9 decease that may cause a worldwide outbreak. The R&D Blueprint explicitly seeks to enable R&D preparedness that is relevant for an unknown "Disease X". World Health Organization committee scientific adviser John-Arne Rottingen believes the next major outbreak of disease will be something humanity has not seen before. Read More »

Davidson knocks one bubble team out of NCAA Tournament field

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He has now driven in five runs with two outs this year, most on the team. Penn (-2) over Harvard: Playing your conference tournament on your home court doesn't always matter. For instance, Louisville has lost its coach (Rick Pitino), athletic director (Tom Jurich) and latest national title (2013) in the culmination of scandals that have slammed that program for the better part of this decade. Read More »

Kejriwal invites Delhi Congress, BJP chiefs for all-party meeting over sealing

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Kejriwal has written to Maken that since the Congress leader has been a minister for Urban Development, he is sure of getting good and practical suggestions on the issue from him. "However, the government has not done anything and the shopkeepers are paying the price for it", the Chief Minister wrote in a strongly-worded letter to the PM. Read More »

Warner lets bat do the talking after DeKock spat

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The speedster was given three demerit points for "inappropriate and deliberate physical contact" in 2017, having brushed Niroshan Dickwella when the Sri Lankan was running between the wickets. Speaking after day one in Port Elizabeth , team-mate Vernon Philander said it'll be a huge blow if Rabada gets suspended. For South Africa Kagiso Rabada destroyed Australia innings by taking five wickets so far. Read More »

CSA apologises to CA

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The masks are believed to be linked to the personal sledges exchanged behind closed doors between Warner and De Kock where the Aussie vice-captain's wife Candice was allegedly mentioned in a derogatory manner. The Warner and de Kock confrontation in the first test happened when de Kock, apparently frustrated at prolonged on-field verbal abuse from Warner, responded with a comment about Warner's wife and the encounter with Williams. Read More »

Anwarul Haq, Sadiq Sanjrani shortlisted for candidacy of Senate chairmanship: Bizenjo

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He also requested the two largest parties, Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League-N, to provide Balochistan and Fata a chance in the Senate elections. The surprising, however, was the response of Asif Ali Zardari, the Co-Chairman of PPP, who instead of supporting the idea of bringing a unanimous candidate and that too from his own party, rejected the idea of reinstating Raza Rabbani. Read More »

Mohammed Shami goes missing after wife Hasin Jahan files FIR against him

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She has also alleged that Shami when on tour, had physical relations with sex workers. As of now, Shami has been booked under non-bailable sections 307 (attempt to murder), 498-A (subjecting a woman to cruelty) and 376 (punishment for rape) against Shami along with four others who have been booked under bailable sections 323 (causing hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation), after his wife Hasin Jahan lodged a complaint of domestic violence and infidelity against him. Read More »

Biden: Pennsylvania congressional candidate Conor Lamb 'reminds me of my son'

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It's all a sign of how concerned Republicans are about a potential loss that could give Republicans a demoralizing loss in a midterm election season already full of Democratic enthusiasm. "That is a real local issue in the 18th". The other major factor in this race is the role of labor unions. Murphy had been strongly against abortion during his time in Congress. Read More »

5 major developments this flu season

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The Hampton and Newport News health department locations are offering free flu shots , while supplies last, officials said. Dr Jonathan Quick, chair of the Global Health Council , said the rapidly shapeshifting flu virus is "the most diabolic, hardest-to-control, and fastest-spreading potential viral killer known to humankind". Read More »