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Ebola patients escape quarantine in Congo, 2 found dead

Ebola patients escape quarantine in Congo, 2 found dead

A third case was traced and the patient is back under observation. Allarangar said health officials received an alert on Wednesday from Kinshasa's main hospital about a patient and had dispatched a team to investigate. "UNICEF is scaling up prevention efforts in schools across all three affected health zones, ' he said". "One associated with a funeral that took place in a neighbouring town of Bikoro; one associated with a visit to a health care facility more than 80 kilometres away in the ...


Ex-Dolphin Richie Incognito Baker Acted After Gym Disturbance

Ex-Dolphin Richie Incognito Baker Acted After Gym Disturbance

Incognito was granted his release by the Bills earlier this week. When told he could potentially be a danger to others, Incognito asked a woman in the nearby pool to call the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to the report . O'Brien said to Incognito, "Hey, we all go through ****". He was taken into custody under Florida's Baker Act , which allows for involuntary psychiatric commitment for people seen as a danger to themselves or others.


Smoking can be unsafe for your leg muscles: study suggests

Smoking can be unsafe for your leg muscles: study suggests

For the study , researchers selected 6,000 smokers. But the New England Journal of Medicine's new findings present evidence that the highly touted technology is not a panacea for smokers trying to quit. Only 1,191 participants - less than 20 percent - remained engaged with the study (that is, they logged onto the trial website at least once). Of course, both of these groups received some free items to help them quit.


Nipah Virus: These are the areas affected by NiV in India

Nipah Virus: These are the areas affected by NiV in India

There is no cure known yet, and patients are only given supportive care. The saliva of the fruit bat contains this virus. 10 of them have already died . So far, the confirmed cases of Nipah Virus infection have been reported only from Kerala . Medics wearing protective gear examine a patient at a hospital in Kozhikode in the southern state of Kerala, India May 21, 2018.


FDA urges parents to stop using numbing medicines on teething babies' gums

FDA urges parents to stop using numbing medicines on teething babies' gums

Regulators have issued multiple warnings about benzocaine but deaths have continued. A Virginia mother used a pea sized amount of a teething pain reliever that contained benzocaine. Oral products for adults to treat sore throats, canker sores and irritation of the mouth and gums can also contain benzocaine. New warnings will be added to products for adults.


Rusal chief executive and 7 directors quit

Rusal chief executive and 7 directors quit

He also resigned from the board of EN+. Russia's largest aluminium producer, United Company Rusal Plc, said on Thursday its chief executive and seven board members have quit, and warned it may have problems servicing its debt due to the impact of USA sanctions.