Monday January 24-th, 2022

Inner Mongolia confirms new pneumonic plague case Inner Mongolia confirms new pneumonic plague case

After being misdiagnosed at the Inner Mongolia hospital, the couple were diagnosed with pneumonic plague and treated at a specialist hospital in the Chinese capital. Ulanqab officials didn't disclose the specifics of how the latest patient caught t...

Ministers say new mental health support line could 'save lives' Ministers say new mental health support line could 'save lives'

Mr Harris said it will give people with mental health challenges direct access to services as opposed to searching websites and Googling for answers: "This is 24/7, any day of the week, anytime of the day". "So this helpline launched today can and wi...

November: Coral reef restoration

It's hoped this discovery could help to restore damaged coral reefs . But now experts said they have found a way to entice young fish back to degraded reefs , offering a way to potentially speed their recovery. Different groups of fish provide di...

New Zealand increases Samoa measles aid as epidemic worsens

Currently, Samoa is in a state of emergency, with all schools closed, a mass vaccination campaign underway and public gatherings in the nation restricted. Australia has also sent medics to the island nation, and a 13-strong team of doctors and nurses...

Six more children under four years die of measles in Samoa Six more children under four years die of measles in Samoa

Petousis-Harris said restrictions on public gatherings, which the government introduced in tandem with its vaccination programme, would also help. They are being relieved by another team arriving this week. "The response to the epidemic has been very...

HIV Positive Sperm Bank Launched In New Zealand HIV Positive Sperm Bank Launched In New Zealand

The online sperm bank stated it will be made transparent to people seeking a donor that they have the incurable virus but are on efficient treatment and thereby can't pass the virus on. One of the donors, Damien Rule-Neal told the Guardian that he ...

1st case of influenza A confirmed in Sudbury

Last year uptake improved for two- and three-year-olds, but if all eligible children are vaccinated this year we could significantly reduce the number of people getting flu in the wider community. Children are "super spreaders", but the vaccination...

MDHHS reports second death in Michigan from vaping-related lung injury MDHHS reports second death in Michigan from vaping-related lung injury

The age range of the patients is 15 to 67. Patients diagnosed with the vaping-related illness have been found in 49 states (all of them except Alaska), as well as in Washington D.C. People should not use e-cigarette or vaping products that contain ...

World first HIV positive sperm bank in NZ World first HIV positive sperm bank in NZ

He said: "With the unveiling of this campaign, we are joining the rest of the global community to raise the consciousness of all Nigerians to the fact that undetectable viral load equals to untransmittable virus". The online sperm bank said it wi...

Amazon adds emotional responses to Alexa Amazon adds emotional responses to Alexa

The company launched its in-person and telemedicine service in September, initially focusing on employees. Amazon is aggressively moving into several different industries beyond its initial online retail marketplace, with the company even collabo...

Buttigieg surges into second as Bloomberg hits the trail Buttigieg surges into second as Bloomberg hits the trail

The poll carried an overall margin of error of 3.2 percentage points and included 574 Democratic voters and independent voters who lean Democratic. Does Bloomberg have a White House path? Kamala Harris (D-CA), Sen. The survey of who Democrats w...

Pet Owners Warned As Man Dies After Being Licked By Dog Pet Owners Warned As Man Dies After Being Licked By Dog

But the day before he went to hospital, his symptoms took a nosedive. Closer examination revealed subcutaneous bleeding on his legs. After tests were done, the patient was found to have acute kidney injury and signs of liver dysfunction. According ...

Elizabeth Warren Loses Momentum in 2020 Race After Steady Rise Elizabeth Warren Loses Momentum in 2020 Race After Steady Rise

Mayor Pete Buttigieg is in second with 16 percent, while Warren trails in third with 14 percent and Vermont Sen. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren , who surged in recent months in the crowded Democratic presidential primary, has seen some su...

Explosive growth in toddlers’ screen time, studies say Explosive growth in toddlers’ screen time, studies say

Research into the effects of screen time on children have shown that limiting screen time during certain stages of development is important. Youngsters between year and a half and 5 years old should just be presented to one hour daily, ideally with g...

Ever Measurement of a Blue Whale's Heartbeat Reveals Surprising Extremes Ever Measurement of a Blue Whale's Heartbeat Reveals Surprising Extremes

The findings were first reported on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( PNAS ). "There were many palms and laps of victory in the laboratory". "The only way to do it was to try. So we did our best". Cade stuck the tag ...

OCDSB prepares for teacher job action on Tuesday OCDSB prepares for teacher job action on Tuesday

Members of the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario and Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation are expected to start job action tomorrow. Meanwhile, at public high schools in the province, teachers will hand out flyers to parents expl...

Samoa measles death toll rises to 32

Samoa is now in a state of emergency, with all schools closed, a mass vaccination campaign underway and public gatherings in the nation restricted. Teams of people have been traveling the country administering thousands of vaccines . Since 2017, a...

PHE and NHS England urge eligible people to get free flu vaccine PHE and NHS England urge eligible people to get free flu vaccine

Proper hygienic practices can go along way but as aggressive as the flu season was previous year with close to 900,000 deaths reported according to the CDC, it's best to take proper precautions. The problems were not related to the safety or effica...

Man dies after being licked by his dog and contracting rare infection

Pet owners with flu-like symptoms should urgently seek medical advice when their symptoms exceed those of a simple viral infection, which in this case were severe dyspnoea (labored breathing) and petechiae (bleeding beneath the skin). It is transmitt...

Death toll in Samoa's measles outbreak rises to 25 Death toll in Samoa's measles outbreak rises to 25

According to Director General of Health Leausa Take Naseri, 20 children are now in intensive care in critical condition for treatment. Teams of people have been traveling the country administering thousands of vaccines. "These hospitals are not creat...

149 migrants rescued in shipwreck off Italian coast 149 migrants rescued in shipwreck off Italian coast

Migrants rest on board a NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue boat in central Mediterranean Sea. Italy suggested that the ship should dock at the Libyan port of Tripoli, he said. According to the report , it had 64 migrants on board, including women and c...

More Than 80% Adolescents Worldwide Not Physically Active - WHO Report

They found that in both years, boys were more active than girls; and that between 2001 and 2016, the percentage of boys who were not getting enough exercise decreased in most European Union countries. Colette Brolly, the Public Health Agency's lead o...

Over 80% of teens globally are not physically active enough, says WHO Over 80% of teens globally are not physically active enough, says WHO

Member states agreed past year to reduce inactivity levels by 15% by 2030. There was a significant gender gap, with girls lagging behind boys in physical activity, in all but four countries - Afghanistan, Samoa, Tonga and Zambia. In 43 out of 146 c...

Indians buying United Kingdom property may have to pay 3% more Indians buying United Kingdom property may have to pay 3% more

The Conservatives plan to impose a three per cent surcharge on stamp duty for non-UK tax residents purchasing properties in England, should they win December's general election . If his party wins the general election , the prime minister said th...

Flu season is picking up, particularly in the South and the West Flu season is picking up, particularly in the South and the West

The CDC said the flu season is just getting started, and it's not too late to be vaccinated. Flu season, the period of highest influenza activity, normally begins in October and ends in late May. Friday, the CDC reported widespread flu in five stat...

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