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Salute Lassa Fever: Test On Three Suspected Cases Negative - Commissioner
Author: 0 Lassa Fever: Test On Three Suspected Cases Negative - Commissioner

We are aware that there is an epidemic in the country and we are trying to put our own measures in place so that we don't have further spread of the disease. When the RDT is negative, other causes of febrile illness including Lassa fever should be considered. "As you know, Lassa fever is deadly but if any discovery is made, lives can be saved", he added.

Salute Flu can significantly increase risk of a heart attack, new study warns
Author: 0 Flu can significantly increase risk of a heart attack, new study warns

Dr. Kwong explains that there are several ways that a respiratory infection like the flu can lead to a heart attack. "We were also surprised the risk dropped off to nothing by day 8 and beyond". "This time of year we frequently had people on the floor after the flu", she told Reuters Health by phone. As the body's immune system fights the infection, it gives rise to an inflammatory response not only in the respiratory tract but throughout the body, increasing demands on the heart to pump ...

Salute Vaccine, tests can help lower risk of cervical cancer
Author: 0 Vaccine, tests can help lower risk of cervical cancer

This region's clinical commissioning groups have reported that a quarter of women across South Gloucestershire, Bristol and North Somerset and failed to attend their potentially life-saving cervical cancer screening. Pearls of Wisdom, a symbol aimed at raising awareness of cervical cancer, will also be distributed at the Cork event. For more information about cervical cancer and the NHS cervical screening programme, visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/cancer-of-the-cervix.

Salute Senate fails to reach a deal, government headed to shutdown
Author: 0 Senate fails to reach a deal, government headed to shutdown

While leaders from both parties have expressed a desire to protect DACA recipients, progress has been minimal toward a deal to permanently solve the issue. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, said blamed Mr. Trump , at least partially, for the failure to reach a deal. US lawmakers will begin a last-ditch effort on Sunday to end the budget impasse before hundreds of thousands of federal workers are forced to start the work week at home with no pay.

Author: 0 Zidane takes blame as Real Madrid suffer humiliating defeat

Coming into the game with a 1-0 advantage from the first-leg, Zidane fielded a strong side, despite the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. MADRID (AP) - Real Madrid followed its biggest win of the season with its most embarrassing defeat on Wednesday, and the pressure is back on for coach Zinedine Zidane and his players.

Salute Measure 101 passes by wide margin
Author: 0 Measure 101 passes by wide margin

State officials expect the new rules will result in 95,000 people losing Medicaid coverage for a variety of reasons over the next five years. "In this study of almost 300,000 patients in 42 states, we found that expansion of Medicaid coverage was linked to increased insurance coverage for these patients", said study author Dr.

Salute Sydney gets first taste of train strike
Author: 0 Sydney gets first taste of train strike

The Fair Work Commission says Monday's planned train strike in Sydney can not go ahead because it "threatens to endanger the welfare of the population". The RTBU, through lawyer Anthony Howell, said suspending the industrial action would do "very little" to assist in resolving outstanding issues. Workers have been offered a 2.75 per cent a year pay rise as part of a package including free bus travel and a one-off $1000 payment.

Salute Vaping Is Addictive And Can Lead Teens To Smoke, Study Finds
Author: 0 Vaping Is Addictive And Can Lead Teens To Smoke, Study Finds

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released their findings on January 23, citing evidence that e-cigarettes were safer than traditional smoking products, but refused to declare vaping devices completely safe. The FDA has postponed enacting regulations on e-cigarettes until at least 2022. This report shows what happens when a new product is introduced without meaningful government oversight.

Salute Vikings won't commit to bringing back Case Keenum for 2018
Author: 0 Vikings won't commit to bringing back Case Keenum for 2018

With the win, the Vikings set a date with the Eagles in Philadelphia next Sunday with a spot in the Super Bowl on the line. "It's part of the process in the National Football League", he said in his season-ending news conference. "That's something that we've just been effective at". Bridgewater returned from a devastating knee injury to become Keenum's backup for the final eight games of the regular season.

Salute Root to miss T20 tri-series, Stokes delays return
Author: 0 Root to miss T20 tri-series, Stokes delays return

Where England will play two group matches on February 7 and 10 in Hobart and Melbourne respectively against Australia, the remaining matches will be held at New Zealand against the host on February 13 and 18. "It is something that doesn't really sit well with me either". 'I had a long chat with Trevor Bayliss about things and there's obviously a big summer ahead and a lot of cricket still to be played.

Salute 2 students dead, 17 injured in Kentucky high school shooting
Author: 0 2 students dead, 17 injured in Kentucky high school shooting

Heady said he and a flood of fellow students sprinted out of the building to their cars in the parking lot but then he remembered something. Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard Sanders identified those who died in the shooting. He also added that the suspect had been over to his house several times and he didn't notice any red flags. "There's an active shooter alarm". The police informed that a suspect was arrested.

Salute Cuomo signs executive order protecting net neutrality in NY
Author: 0 Cuomo signs executive order protecting net neutrality in NY

The move has caused some states , like Montana , to sign executive orders preventing any ISP with state contracts to block websites or charge for faster speeds. AT&T, for example, took out full-page ads in media outlets across the country today in which CEO Randall Stephenson said "AT&T is committed to an open internet".

Salute Arkansas Receives Failing Grade In Annual Tobacco Report
Author: 0 Arkansas Receives Failing Grade In Annual Tobacco Report

An annual report from the American Lung Association shows Florida lags behind the rest of the nation when it comes to reducing and preventing tobacco use. The new report highlights the risks of use, such as the hazards from the liquids themselves and the high variability of potential harm and "all of that points a big red arrow at the Food and Drug Administration for carefully reviewing each product on the market to determine, on a case-by-case basis, including flavorings, as to whether they ...

Salute Arewa Youths backs Obasanjo, asks Buhari to go home, rest in 2019
Author: 0 Arewa Youths backs Obasanjo, asks Buhari to go home, rest in 2019

But in his reaction in a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary issued in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday, Fayose, who is the chairman of the PDP Governors' Forum, argued that the letter was belated and self-serving . Nigerians have already made up their minds to show Buhari the exit next year with or without Obasanjo's self-serving letter. In the video, Yul Edochie urges the President to go home and let someone else try.

Salute City Of Philadelphia Set To Open Safe-Injection Sites For Heroin Users
Author: 0 City Of Philadelphia Set To Open Safe-Injection Sites For Heroin Users

City officials annouced Tuesday afternoon they would enourage the development of addiction engagement sites that, among providing other services, would oversee medically-supervized drug consumption. The Mayor's Task Force on the Opioid Crisis recommended creating safe-injection sites as part of their report to Mayor Jim Kenney. Canada's health department now lists more than two dozen approved sites for supervised injection on their website.

Salute Rwanda, Libya eye quarter-final spot
Author: 0 Rwanda, Libya eye quarter-final spot

The Nigerian men kicked off their campaign with a goalless draw against Rwanda, before picking up all three points against Libya with a 1-0 win in the second game. The Eagles came back from a goal down to defeat Equatorial Guinea 3-1 in Group C clash at the Stade Adrar in Agadir, Morocco. But justice was done when dominant Libya scored and they will travel south to Agadir and prepare for a last-eight showdown Sunday against the Group D winners, now Congo Brazzaville.

Salute Veterinarians warn of spread of canine influenza among dogs
Author: 0 Veterinarians warn of spread of canine influenza among dogs

Furthermore, a flu outbreak that occurred in 2016, in IN, confirmed that dog flu can also affect cats. "People don't realize that if their dog is exposed, it has a one in ten chance of dying". The flu is now widespread across the country and so are respiratory infections and colds. As of October of past year, 46 out of 50 states have been affected, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association .

Salute The Champ is Here: Serena Williams Returns to Tennis
Author: 0 The Champ is Here: Serena Williams Returns to Tennis

Joining Williams on United States captain Kathy Rinaldi's roster will be older sister Venus, a seven-time major champion. She is 13-0 all time in Fed Cup singles play and 3-1 in doubles, and helped the U.S.to victory in 1999, her first year as part of the team.

Salute Science Group Ranks Evidence on E-Cigarette Safety
Author: 0 Science Group Ranks Evidence on E-Cigarette Safety

While we can't draw direct comparisons between e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn products, it does raise the point that electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) are not benign and that less harmful than a cigarette doesn't mean harmless. That's not altogether surprising considering many e-liquids contain nicotine. But there is moderate evidence that second-hand exposure is lower from e-cigarettes than conventional cigarettes .

Salute Brexit: Theresa May rebukes Boris Johnson over NHS cash plea
Author: 0 Brexit: Theresa May rebukes Boris Johnson over NHS cash plea

This is not the first time that the Foreign Secretary has challenged the PM on policy, Business Insider says, noting that he penned a 4,000-word article outlining his personal vision for Brexit days before May's speech in Florence setting out the UK's position.

Salute Cary girl, 6, dies days after flu diagnosis
Author: 0 Cary girl, 6, dies days after flu diagnosis

Emily's family admitted that she did not get vaccinated this year for the seasonal flu, making her an easy target for the virus to contaminate her. Learning from this bad tragedy, Rhonda and Nathan announced that they will be vaccinating their other two children, eight and ten years old, as soon as possible.

Salute Why flesh-eating bacteria can look like the flu
Author: 0 Why flesh-eating bacteria can look like the flu

Christin Lipinksi first received medical treatment for the flu on January 11. But her pain continued to get worse until it was "pretty much unbearable", her husband, Nate Lipinski, told ABC15. The flu, caused by the influenza virus, can not trigger flesh-eating disease , which is caused by infection with a number of different bacteria. But in addition to these symptoms, patients often experience pain that they describe as hurting much more than they would expect based on how their wound ...

Salute Obasanjo's Letter: Buhari Convenes Emergency Meeting With Tinubu, Akande
Author: 0 Obasanjo's Letter: Buhari Convenes Emergency Meeting With Tinubu, Akande

It would be recalled that the two chieftains were absent at the last Thursday's night dinner hosted by President Buhari for APC chieftains across the country. Buhari has yet to declare his intentions but several of his All Progressives Congress members, including powerful governors, have called on him to seek a second term.

Salute NYC sues opioid makers, distributors for role in drug epidemic
Author: 0 NYC sues opioid makers, distributors for role in drug epidemic

The city is not the first to take drug companies to court over the opioid crisis; it is represented by the law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, which a year ago filed similar lawsuits on behalf of several counties in New York State, including Suffolk County on Long Island.