Health

Recorded cases of Lassa fever rises to 317, NCDC says

Recorded cases of Lassa fever rises to 317, NCDC says

The first Lassa fever case this year was confirmed in Ebonyi State when four people including three health workers died from the infection. The WHO said a total of 2,845 people who have come into contact with patients have been identified and were being monitored.


Republican lawmakers return to court on Pennsylvania redistricting

Republican lawmakers return to court on Pennsylvania redistricting

This feat was accomplished by drawing oddly-shaped district lines that clustered democratic areas into smaller pockets compared to Republican voters. State House Speaker Mike Turzai and Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati have asked the state Supreme Court to reverse its order.


If smokers get work breaks, non-smokers want more vacation, study says

If smokers get work breaks, non-smokers want more vacation, study says

Eighty percent of nonsmokers believed they should get extra vacation days because they're not out smoking at work. When the people were asked about the same, many of them say yes. The survey also estimated that the average smoker uses six days a year on work smoke breaks. As per the study, smokers said for 11 additional vacation days every year they would keep the cigarettes at home.


Cambodia's Ruling Party Just Held Senate Elections. It Won Every Seat

Cambodia's Ruling Party Just Held Senate Elections. It Won Every Seat

The reductions include military and civilian aid. A Cambodian court on Tuesday ordered the temporary seizure of the headquarters of the main opposition party, pending the payment of damages to Prime Minister Hun Sen, the latest blow to the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).


Do selfies make your nose look big? Rutgers study says yes

Do selfies make your nose look big? Rutgers study says yes

The poll conducted by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons in 2018, tells that the number of people who are seeking cosmetic procedure to look good in their selfies gets increased to 55 percent that was 42 percent in 2016.


Worshippers clutching AR-15 rifles hold commitment ceremony at Pennsylvania church

Worshippers clutching AR-15 rifles hold commitment ceremony at Pennsylvania church

World Peace and Unification Sanctuary in Newfoundland believes the AR-15 symbolizes the "rod of iron" in the biblical book of Revelation, and encouraged couples to bring the weapons to the commitment ceremony Wednesday morning. Outside, protesters holding handmade cardboard posters and signs gathered in the berm of Route 507 along a fence of the church property. In the wake of the Florida shooting, lawmakers have grappled with how to act on gun control legislation, with some proposing a ...