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Source of Listeriosis outbreak confirmed Source of Listeriosis outbreak confirmed
- March 04, 2018

It can contaminate a wide variety of food types, including meat and meat products, dairy products (unpasteurised and pasteurised), fresh and frozen produce (fruits, vegetables and sprouts) and ready-to-eat products. monocytogenes. All foods made in that factory will have to be recalled and removed from consumer's shelves‚ said the National Consumer Commission. Listeria bacteria can sense when it is near other bacteria and secrete a sugary goo. (more...)
Photos from a powerful nor'easter that slammed the East Coast
- March 04, 2018

The winds in NY were especially bad, gusting up to 60 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service . Floodwaters in Quincy, Massachusetts, submerged cars and trapped people in their homes. That storm battered areas all along Massachusetts' coast, and local officials said they're preparing for similar flooding. As Saturday's midday high tide arrived, heavy surf crashed into the cliffs along Cape Cod Bay in Bourne, Massachusetts, drawing dozens of onlookers to watch churning ... (more...)
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium metro station shut as SSC paper leak hots up Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium metro station shut as SSC paper leak hots up
- March 04, 2018

The SSC, on 17 February, had to cancel the second shift of the SSC CGL Tier II exam after malpractices were reported at an exam centre in New Delhi . Else, the Crime Branch of Delhi Police which is already seized of the matter upon a referral by Staff Selection Commission, shall complete its enquiry in a time bound manner and submit its report for further necessary action'. (more...)
Flu Season Has Peaked — CDC Flu Season Has Peaked — CDC
- March 04, 2018

Dr. Carl Fichtenbaum, a University of Cincinnati Health infectious-disease specialist who closely watches flu in the Cincinnati area, said he doesn't want the distant possibility of a universal vaccine to dissuade people from getting the yearly shot. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting victims' families promised $275Gs Las Vegas shooting victims' families promised $275Gs
- March 04, 2018

The committee has yet to determine how they will divide $2,518,294 for 317 victims who were injured but received outpatient care. The nonprofit posted a chart projecting payments on a scale to a total of 532 people, including more than $10 million divided among 147 people who were hospitalized. (more...)
Listeria Outbreak In Australia Kills 3 After They Consumed Contaminated Melon Listeria Outbreak In Australia Kills 3 After They Consumed Contaminated Melon
- March 04, 2018

Australians have been urged to throw out any melons purchased before Wednesday after the outbreak was linked to a rockmelon grower in Nericon, near Griffith. Listeria bacteria does not cause illness in most people but it can result in sickness and death for those with weaker immunity such as the elderly, newborns and pregnant women. (more...)
The problem with 'common sense' gun control The problem with 'common sense' gun control
- March 03, 2018

In fact, their actions could lead to the loss of the right to bear arms. In 1974 he said, "My personal goal is either to abolish involuntary commitment or to set up so many procedural roadblocks and hurdles that it will be hard, if not impossible, for the state to commit people against their will". (more...)
Gauri Lankesh Murder: SIT Takes Suspect Into Custody For Questioning Gauri Lankesh Murder: SIT Takes Suspect Into Custody For Questioning
- March 03, 2018

Kumar, who's now in custody, hails from Maddur in Mandya, Karnataka, and founded the Hindu Yuva Sene in 2015. Investigation officer MN Anucheth confirmed that the SIT took Naveen Kumar for questioning over the murder case. Rani said, "At present, only one accused has been named. Everything - from his posture on the bike to the way he rides to the nose - perfectly matches with CCTV footage ". (more...)
Harley investing in electric motorcycle maker Alta Motors Harley investing in electric motorcycle maker Alta Motors
- March 03, 2018

Harley-Davidson might be using the name "Revelation" for the engine of its new electric motorcycle , according to a trademark application. (NYSE:HOG). Learn to ride at our Harley-Davidson Riding Academy and quench your hunger and thirst at the "Recharge Zone". The company has also launched a special Anniversary Edition variant of the recently launched Fat Boy at Rs. (more...)
No change in stand on Dalai Lama No change in stand on Dalai Lama
- March 03, 2018

The note was sent by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha, who put out a directive to that effect two days later. A press release from the Indian Embassy in Beijing states that the two sides during the meet noted the need to build on the convergences between India and China and address differences on the basis of mutual respect and sensitivity to each other's concerns, interests, and aspirations. (more...)
CDC: 114 pediatric deaths this flu season CDC: 114 pediatric deaths this flu season
- March 03, 2018

Overall flu activity will likely remain elevated for several more weeks as viruses continue to circulate. In its weekly report Friday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the flu peaked in early February and is now on the decline. (more...)
'Pretty Much Everyone On The Plane Threw Up' On Gut-Wrenching Landing 'Pretty Much Everyone On The Plane Threw Up' On Gut-Wrenching Landing
- March 03, 2018

In fact, the ride was so choppy that even the pilots themselves were affected. It was a report from a pilot that no passenger wants to hear. American Airlines said all of its fights in and out of Boston, New York City and Washington, D.C., airports were cancelled Friday. (more...)
Maryland weather: 65000 without power amid wind storm Maryland weather: 65000 without power amid wind storm
- March 03, 2018

Avoid traveling. Let family and friends know of your destination, route, and expected arrival time if you need to travel. The current storm system bringing extreme wind and rain across Maryland is expected to last in Ocean City throughout the weekend. (more...)
Tampa teen diagnosed with flu discovers he is battling stage 4 cancer Tampa teen diagnosed with flu discovers he is battling stage 4 cancer
- March 03, 2018

Hunter Brady's exhaustion and shortness of breath was actually from stage IVB Hodgkin lymphoma that the Tampa boy had been living with for months, Tampa Bay's WFTS reports. So, when he does, he'll realize and then he'll feel bad. Following a series of tests, specialists determined the teen to have late-arrange Hodgkin's Lymphoma - a type of malignancy that begins in white platelets and influences the body's insusceptible framework. (more...)
Buckeyes' Bates-Diop, Holtmann are AP's Big Ten top honorees Buckeyes' Bates-Diop, Holtmann are AP's Big Ten top honorees
- March 02, 2018

The No. 2 Spartans won the regular-season title outright by finishing it with 12 consecutive victories. On a neutral court in New York City the Wolverines will take this game, but it will come down to a late game thriller. The good news is that when it comes time for Brad Underwood to show his first Illini team how they can become a much better second Illini team, he'll only have to show them this one tape. (more...)
We Have Made Nigeria Investment Destination - PMB We Have Made Nigeria Investment Destination - PMB
- March 02, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI ) to ensure availability of quality and affordable fertilizers to farmers at the right time as the nation's journey to self-sufficiency and food security is not negotiable. (more...)
FG Extends Search For #DapchiGirls To Neighbouring Countries FG Extends Search For #DapchiGirls To Neighbouring Countries
- March 02, 2018

The country's air force chief Sadique Abubakar, the police chief and heads of other paramilitary agencies had also relocated to Yobe to superintend the search for the girls. Nigerian authorities have hired at least 300 Muslim clerics to continue to pray for the safe return of 110 schoolgirls abducted by suspected Boko Haram fighters in the northeastern state of Yobe on February 19, according to a local official on Friday. (more...)
Copy-Graco recalls highchairs because of fall hazard Copy-Graco recalls highchairs because of fall hazard
- March 02, 2018

The issue is that the China-manufactured, $99 highchair's rear legs can pivot out of position, making the chair unstable. Graco received 38 reports of the rear legs pivoting out of position on the highchair. The model number is printed on a label on the underside of the toddler seat and on a label on the back of the booster seat. Graco says customers that purchased the chair should stop using it and call for a free fix kit. (more...)
Call from student to boycott spring break over Florida's gun laws Call from student to boycott spring break over Florida's gun laws
- March 02, 2018

While their representatives are more interested in trying to legislate porn than preventing school shootings, the students have held their own against a double-talking Marco Rubio , kick started a national boycott of the NRA, and laid the groundwork for multiple national protests in the coming months. (more...)
Flu Deaths Reported Last Week in NC Flu Deaths Reported Last Week in NC
- March 02, 2018

Flu season in North Carolina runs into May, according to state health officials. That's a drop from the week before, for which there were 18,250 cases of the flu - the highest weekly number since reporting began in 2004. "This flu season really reminds us how bad flu is". The Democrat continues to encourage New Yorkers to get a flu shot. Moody and Jhaveri said another strain of the flu could become active, or the now active strain could find its way to vulnerable populations. (more...)
Experts push to reclassify diabetes types Experts push to reclassify diabetes types
- March 02, 2018

Gestational diabetes was diabetes associated with pregnancy. The new clustering of patients with adult-onset diabetes is superior to the standard diabetes classification as it identifies patients at high risk of diabetic complications at diagnosis, providing information about underlying disease mechanisms and ultimately guiding choice of therapy. (more...)
Capital BRACES for barrage of snow to hit within hours Capital BRACES for barrage of snow to hit within hours
- March 02, 2018

It calls on people to be prepared for heavy snow until around midnight tonight. Temperatures could plummet to 5 degrees, officials said. Meanwhile, hundreds of schools have been closed in Wales, East Sussex, Essex, Kent, North Yorkshire, Norfolk, Lancashire, West Yorkshire, Surrey and Staffordshire. (more...)
Symptoms, students, services and support: Eating Disorders Awareness Week Symptoms, students, services and support: Eating Disorders Awareness Week
- March 02, 2018

This week is Eating Disorders Awareness Week . What should concern us is that there is now a constantly growing number of people who are experiencing life with an eating disorder. On Friday, March 2, the Women's Center will join the Office of Equity and Diversity Programs and the Association of Latinos Moving Ahead to educate people about the unique challenges Latinx's face through eating disorders, and how the mainstream negative narrative surrounding eating disorders neglects their ... (more...)
Case filed against Grihalakshmi, Gilu Joseph for breastfeeding cover Case filed against Grihalakshmi, Gilu Joseph for breastfeeding cover
- March 02, 2018

Now, a criminal case has been filed against the magazine under Sections 3 and 4 of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986. Isn't it a lovely thing, friends? "A month ago, a man shared a picture of his wife breastfeeding on Facebook to start a conversation about letting mothers feed in public spaces". (more...)
Swine Vaccines Industry Report by Manufacturers, States Report Forecast to 2023 Swine Vaccines Industry Report by Manufacturers, States Report Forecast to 2023
- March 02, 2018

It is based on historical data and current Pneumococcal Vaccine market needs. Global HPV Vaccines Sales (Thousands Units) and Revenue (Million USD) Market Split by Product Type such as 2-Valent Vaccine, 4-Valent Vaccine, On the basis on the end users/applications , this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, sales volume, market share and growth rate for each application , including . (more...)
'Horror' as doctor cuts open wrong patient's head 'Horror' as doctor cuts open wrong patient's head
- March 02, 2018

According to Ms. Koros there was a mix-up of patients leading to a brain surgery being performed on the wrong patient. Four Kenyan medics have been suspended after cutting open the skull of the wrong patient in one of the worst cases of medical malpractice to become public at Kenyatta National Hospital. (more...)
Python vs Deer: Photos Show Burmese Python Devoured Deer Heavier Than Itself Python vs Deer: Photos Show Burmese Python Devoured Deer Heavier Than Itself
- March 02, 2018

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida announced they found a Burmese python attempting to digest a white-tailed deer that was 111 percent its size in Collier-Seminole State Forest on Thursday. The incident of the Burmese python successfully devouring the fawn heavier in weight than itself was "jaw-dropping", Bartoszek said. "Whether they were intentionally released or they escaped, they are here and they have a wild population and they're wreaking havoc on our native wildlife", he said. (more...)
Flu blames for another child death in Minnesota Flu blames for another child death in Minnesota
- March 02, 2018

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting that the number of flu cases across the state are starting to drop and fewer patients are being hospitalized with it. "Thirty-six percent is decreasing your chance by a third of getting the flu", said Anita Valiani, a state communicable disease epidemiologist. DHEC also says hospitalizations were down more than 180 from the week before. (more...)
European Union seeks sanctions on Myanmar military over Rohingya crisis European Union seeks sanctions on Myanmar military over Rohingya crisis
- March 02, 2018

Her two colleagues - Northern Ireland's Mairead Maguire and Iran's Shirin Ebadi - promised to work to bring those responsible to justice. "You can't imagine what we heard today", said Karman. "And the Myanmar military took away my father in a auto and he has been missing till now", said one refugee girl, aged 13 who escaped from Kochugunia of Maungdaw with her six siblings and has been staying in the no-man's land. (more...)
Winter Storm Warnings and Watches Issued for Parts of the Hudson Valley Winter Storm Warnings and Watches Issued for Parts of the Hudson Valley
- March 02, 2018

As such, flood advisories have been issued along the Atlantic coast, stretching all the way from Portland, Maine to Virginia Beach. The precipitation begins as rain this evening and into the night. Driver calls 911 after getting caught in flash flood after night of rain in Texas. Six states are bracing for the strongest storm of the year for the West - and specifically for California. (more...)