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DR Congo on 'knife edge' after Ebola outbreak

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Henri Gray, the head of MSF, said Wednesday the third Ebola patient was now under observation. Jasarevic said it's not surprising that sick people flee quarantine. Symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, muscle pain and, as the disease worsens, it can cause vomiting diarrhea, rash and bruising or bleeding without an injury. Read More »

After Kerala, Nipah virus suspected in Himachal Pradesh

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Symptoms of this virus have been detected in a 20-year-old woman and in a 75-year-old man in the city of Mangalore after they traveled to adjacent state, Kerala and had a contact with infected patients. The tribute was paid at a gathering organised by the Kerala health department here on Wednesday night. A central team has been sent to the district to help the state administration. Read More »

Nipah kills one more in Kerala; public meetings banned, exams put off

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The Health Department said on Thursday that a total of 160 samples were sent for testing to Pune. The virus spreads through close contact with people's secretions and excretions. The health department also advised people to avoid consuming fruits that are half-eaten by bats or birds. NiV was first identified during an outbreak of disease in Kampung Sungai Nipah, Malaysia , in 1998. Read More »

FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are Unsafe

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In issuing the warning , the U.S. Food and Drug Administration asked that companies stop marketing and selling products with benzocaine for use as a pain-reliever in teething infants or children under age 2. Church & Dwight Co., which sells and markets Orajel products for teething, said in a statement that the safety of its customers and their children is its highest priority, and it is immediately discontinuing the distribution and sale of Orajel teething products containing benzocaine. Read More »

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

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For people who slept for less than five hours throughout the week but slept longer on the weekends for about nine hours, there was no increase in mortality risk. Getting to bed to ensure eight hours of sleep is a daily battle, but it's nothing compared with getting up in the morning to make it to work on time. Read More »

Pusha-T's 'DAYTONA' Cover Art Features Whitney Houston's Drug-Littered Bathroom

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West, who produced the new album, shared the photo with his followers announcing: "album 1 PUSHA T DAYTONA dropping 2mrw". "1 a.m., my phone rings, no caller-ID". See Pusha's $85,000 album artwork that's got fans scratching their heads and his full interview with Martinez below. Houston died at age 48 in 2012, accidentally drowning in a bathtub with additional complications of heart disease and cocaine use. Read More »

Weinstein expected to surrender to NY authorities Friday

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He has been charged with rape, criminal sex conduct act, sex abuse, and sexual misconduct against two women, the New York Police Department said . Dozens of women have accused the co-founder of the Miramax studio and The Weinstein Co. "The NYPD thanks these courageous survivors for their courage to come forward and seek justice". "I'll get to sit there and I'll get to look at him", she continued. Read More »

Rep. Crowley: Blatant abuse of power by the Milwaukee Police officers

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Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said their arrest investigation had concluded with "disciplining" the involved officers., However, what specific discipline or how many officers were punished was unknown. "My experience in January with the Milwaukee Police Department was wrong and shouldn't happen to anybody". "I mean, I get mad every time I watch it, you know, 'cause I was defenseless, pretty much", Brown, a Maywood native and Proviso East alumnus, told Roberts for a segment ... Read More »

Rusal warns sanctions 'materially adverse' to company; CEO, seven directors to resign

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The outgoing CEO, Alexandra Bouriko, only took up the role in March. Customers with U.S. exposure are banned from continuing to buy from the company. Sanctions imposed for three years or indefinitely, in respect of natural and legal persons involved in the Russian aggression against Ukraine, preparation and conduct of illegal voting in the occupied Crimea in the framework of the presidential elections. Read More »

Trump's Twitter blocking violates First Amendment, court rules

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The case was technically filed against Trump , his former communications director Hope Hicks , his chief press secretary Sarah Sanders , and his social media director, Daniel Scavino. "Because of the way the President and his aides use the @ realDonaldTrump Twitter account , the account is a public forum under the First Amendment ", the lawsuit states. Read More »

Battlefield V Won't Feature Paid DLCs Or Premium Passes

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Battlefield V takes things back to where the series began its journey, which is the World War 2 and this is Dice's new take on it. 64-Player Multiplayer in the Chaos of All-Out War - Lead your Company in all-out multiplayer with new experiences like the massive Grand Operations mode. Read More »

Interview Magazine Shuts Down After Raft of Wage, Harassment Lawsuits

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According to the New York Post , the magazine was evicted from its Soho office in February after Brant Publications apparently stopped paying the landlord. Sources say Templer was owed up to $280,000 in backpay, which prompted his departure. This is the fourth in a series of lawsuits Brant is facing: Former associate publisher Jane Katz also claims Interview fired her unjustly and owes her unpaid wages of $230,000. Read More »

Ryanair braces for first profit drop in 5 years

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Ryanair has since started work on union recognition for the first time in its history - agreeing deals with pilots' unions in the United Kingdom and Italy . Ryanair said it is now 90% hedged for 2019 at US$58 per barrel, well below the current spot prices of nearly US$80 per barrel. "Nevertheless, we are starting to see how unionisation and higher pay will affect margins". Read More »

DOJ Responds to Trump's Demand For Action on FBI 'Mole'

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When you add it all up, today Trump demanded a counter-investigation into the legitimate, lawfully-predicated DOJ probe of his campaign, based on no evidence of wrongdoing, exclusively to undermine the special counsel - and he got it. Negotiations between the House Republicans and the Justice department appeared to stall last week ahead of Trump's tweet - an apparent reversal of the White House's initial policy. Read More »

Experimental vaccine arrives in Congo to fight new Ebola outbreak

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But WHO advised against any restriction of travel and trade to the Democratic Republic of the Congo based on the now available information. It raised its view of the risks after a case of Ebola was confirmed in the city of Mbandaka, which the agency said was "a large urban centre located on major national and global river, road and domestic air routes". Read More »

Ebola Vaccine Land DR. Congo

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Adding to concerns is the city's location on the banks of the Congo River, a major thoroughfare for trade and transport into the capital, Kinshasa . Three persons have died from the disease with 42 reported cases, including two confirmed, according to a World Health Organization tally. Read More »

Dutch striker Bas Dost hurt in attack on Sporting Lisbon training ground

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Portuguese television channel RTP said that around 50 intruders, who had covered their faces to avoid being identified, interrupted team practice and assaulted a number of players and staff. The team met their players' union on Wednesday to discuss how to react and whether to pull out of Sunday's Cup final against Desportivo das Aves. "Sporting is not this, Sporting can not be this". Read More »

Surgeon General to the Rescue During Delta Flight

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The condition of the passenger was not immediately clear, though Adams tweeted "patient doing well". Delta spokesman Trebor Banstetter said in an email statement that "Prior to takeoff, Delta flight 1827 from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta returned to the gate following a customer illness". Read More »

New case of E. coli in Wisconsin linked to romaine lettuce

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The CDC added that the last date of harvest for the romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region was April 16th. The agency indicated that it is unlikely that any lettuce from that region is still available in stores or restaurants because of its 21-day shelf life. Read More »

ESPN Films & Netflix Team Up for Michael Jordan Doc Series

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Jordan is arguably one of the greatest icons and most successful dynasties in sports history. Producing the series will be Mike Tollin , whose prior work includes Hardwood Dreams , Varsity Blues , Coach Carter , and Radio . Coming out in 2019. He was among the first athletes to understand the importance of branding, establishing a career long business and creative relationship with Nike. Read More »

Cornish charity backs mental health minute

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Isle of Wight Radio is joining BBC and commercial radio stations around the UK to unite for the first time to broadcast a one-minute message about mental health. Prince Harry adds: "If you do have the courage to speak about it, you really can make things better". "Radio is coming together in a United Kingdom first today to shine a light on the important issue of mental health". Read More »

Reported Sexually Transmitted Diseases Reach a New High in California

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See the CDPH's breakdown of the data here . Chlamydia was highest among young women while syphilis and gonorrhea mostly affected men. Transmitted from mother to child during pregnancy or delivery, congenital syphilis can lead to premature birth, low birth weight, blindness, hearing loss and birth defects, among other issues, according to CDPH. Read More »

'Memory transplant' achieved in snails

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The shocked snails had been "sensitised" to the stimulus. Animals have developed a protective reflex, expressed in the contraction of the muscles during 50 seconds in subsequent contacts with the electrodes. Interestingly, the researchers discovered, adding RNA from the snails that had been given shocks also produced increased excitability in sensory neurons in a Petri dish; it did not do so in motor neurons. Read More »

Airtel denies Jio's charges over Apple Watch 3 service

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The new post-paid ₹ 199 plan announced by Reliance Jio is expected to hit revenue of competitors marginally and may trigger tariff war in the segment, according to market analysts. It alleged that Airtel should have carried out Lawful Interception Management (LIM) demonstration before launch of this service "so that national security interests are not compromised in any manner". Read More »

Breakthrough in hunt for common cold cure

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On top of that, the viruses evolve rapidly, meaning they can quickly gain resistance to drugs. Although dealing with a cold is not a huge issue for most people, there are good reasons to keep hunting for ways to fight it. "The idea is that we could give it to someone when they first become infected and it would stop the virus being able to replicate and spread". Like all viruses, the common cold virus enters the human body and then hijacks particular cells to duplicate itself. Read More »

Salmonella outbreak linked to tainted eggs

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Rose Acre Farms told the Washington Post in a statement that they were "disheartened by the additional illnesses". They are sold under brand names such as Great Value, Country Daybreak, Coburn Farms and Crystal Farms. Department of Agriculture in an attempt to sell eggs that were "red tagged" for failing to meet minimum industry standards. They were also sold to restaurants. Read More »

WWE women and Triple H at the NBC Upfront presentation

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In that interview , Rousey said Jax was the one to challenge her. Nia Jax won the RAW Women's Championship on the same show, defeating Alexa Bliss. We all have the same goals. Why would WWE not favor a slower build of Rousey's career that would have given her time to grow as a performer and a character? And how do you think Rousey will perform against Jax? Tune in to WWE Money in the Bank on Sunday, June 17, streaming live on WWE Network. Read More »

Lincolnshire child mental health referrals double

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The number of primary school pupil referrals has been slammed by Labour county councillor Danielle Stone as 'absolutely horrifying'. In nearly a third of referrals for which data is available, children were denied specialist treatment from Child and Adolescent Mental health Services (CAMHS). Read More »

IndiGo worker held for hoax bomb threat call

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An IndiGo staffer was arrested on Sunday for making a hoax call to Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport about a bomb on a Mumbai-bound flight, reported News18. "During interrogation, the accused initially misled us saying the phone was stolen a few days ago and there was a possibility of some other person having used it for making the bomb threat call. Read More »