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  • Arkansas Child Flu Deaths Grows to Five
Arkansas Child Flu Deaths Grows to Five

Public health officials announced five more flu-related deaths, and roughly 900 more lab-confirmed cases of the flu , signaling what officials called a slowdown to a flu season expected to last several more weeks. If the season lasts 20 weeks, as most seasons do, it should end in about five weeks, he said. Included in the total are four pediatric ...

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  • Violence halts rare aid delivery to Syria's eastern Ghouta
Violence halts rare aid delivery to Syria's eastern Ghouta

The air strikes on a market in rebel-held Atareb in northern Syria last November 13 killed at least 84 people, including five children, and injured around 150 others, the UN Commission of Inquiry on human rights in Syria said in its latest report.

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  • Dancing fan steals the show at Las Vegas Sevens
Dancing fan steals the show at Las Vegas Sevens

Cape Town - Blitzboks speedster Cecil Afrika was the only South African included in the Dream Team for the USA Sevens in Las Vegas this past weekend. Fiji will now play South Africa in the bronze medal match. We don't only measure ourselves on the results, but also the way we play. "Obviously‚ we will have to improve come Vancouver‚ but our d...

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  • Arsenal slips up again in 2-1 loss at Brighton in EPL
Arsenal slips up again in 2-1 loss at Brighton in EPL

The Amex Stadium will be the 57th ground at which Arsenal have played a Premier League game - they've won at 50 of the previous 56. Speaking to BBC Sport after the win, which lifts Brighton into the top half of the division, Hughton hailed his players for showing the "ugly side" of their game.

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  • Horror As Doctors In Kenya Perform Brain Surgery On The Wrong Patient
Horror As Doctors In Kenya Perform Brain Surgery On The Wrong Patient

The Daily Nation said it was not identifying the two men to respect their privacy. However, a horror mix-up of identification tags saw the wrong man wheeled into theatre and his skull opened. People have now been inquisitive about the commitment of the medical staff at the hospital and about pre-surgery procedures in Kenyan hospitals, espec...

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  • Golf shots matter over thin air at Mexico Championship
Golf shots matter over thin air at Mexico Championship

Chris Paisley of England and Shubhankar Sharma of India were one behind, along with Xander Schauffele. American Dustin Johnson is the defending champion . "I like the course , it kind of suits my strengths". Sharma, who like Paisley is making his first Tour start and at this point past year was plying his trade on the Asian Tour, had no s...

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  • UNSC to renew targeted sanctions on Yemen
UNSC to renew targeted sanctions on Yemen

The U.N. Security Council will decide whether it will renew sanctions on Yemen Monday, and add Iran to the list. Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzya said that Moscow can not agree with "unconfirmed conclusions and reports that should be double-checked and discussed by the sanctions committee".

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  • Solano County flu deaths reach 7
Solano County flu deaths reach 7

During the week ending February 17-week 7 of this flu season-the proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI) was 6.4%, down from the week 5 high of 7.5%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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  • Trump's son-in-law faces Kelly over new restrictions on insider information
Trump's son-in-law faces Kelly over new restrictions on insider information

But on Friday, CNN revealed that Kushner hasn't obtained a full security clearance partly because of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, and that Kushner likely won't receive full clearance while the probe is underway.

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  • Death Averted as Dana Air Plane Crashes into Port Harcourt Bush
Death Averted as Dana Air Plane Crashes into Port Harcourt Bush

The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Henrietta Yakubu, confirmed the incident. "The incident was suspected to have been caused by a heavy rain, which was accompanied by strong wind and storm in Port Harcourt".

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  • Binotto explains Ferrari changes with SF71H
Binotto explains Ferrari changes with SF71H

The halo-fitted F-71H was presented at the team's headquarters in Maranello , four days before the start of pre-season testing at Barcelona. While the Brackley team are on a run of four consecutive title doubles, Ferrari will complete a full decade without either world championship should they ultimately leave 2018 empty-handed.

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  • FDA Cracks Down on Kratom Products
FDA Cracks Down on Kratom Products

California is reporting the highest number of cases (28). Kratom, a plant-based opioid substitute , is listed as a drug of concern by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration , though it's not banned in Nevada. Kratom has never gained FDA approval and is largely unregulated - meaning that, as with most supplements , it's nearly impossible t...

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  • Major League Baseball announces 2018 pace of play changes
Major League Baseball announces 2018 pace of play changes

According to new pace of play rules released Monday, each team will be entitled to six mound visits from players, coaches, or the manager during a nine-inning game, with an additional mound visit allowed for each extra inning. Additionally, a pitcher must throw his final warm-up pitch by the time the between-innings counter hits 20 seconds, and the...

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  • First flu-related death of a child confirmed in Harris County
First flu-related death of a child confirmed in Harris County

There were six deaths during that time period, and two additional deaths which had occurred earlier but were just recently attributed to the flu. The state Department of Health said Allegheny County has had 8,498 flu cases this year, the highest in the state.

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  • Google's AI can predict heart disease risk by staring into your eyes
Google's AI can predict heart disease risk by staring into your eyes

Google , which presented its findings Monday in the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering , says that such a method is as accurate as predicting cardiovascular disease through more invasive measures that involve sticking a needle in a patient's arm.

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  • 11th Confirmed Flu-Related Death in Delaware
11th Confirmed Flu-Related Death in Delaware

According to the DPH, three deaths have been reported in Sussex County with the rest coming from New Castle County. Scully also reminded parents that free flu vaccines are available for children. More than 61,000 Pennsylvanians have confirmed cases of the flu and 7.7 percent of Americans have sought the help of a health professional for flu-like...

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  • Body Armor Up: Not too late to get flu shot
Body Armor Up: Not too late to get flu shot

But the good news is that it works better in kids. Studies in those two countries showed the vaccine only prevented 10 percent or 17 percent of H3N2 cases. She was Georgia's first pediatric death as a result of this season's particularly devastating flu outbreak . During each of those seasons, flu accounted for around 710,000 hospitalizations and ...

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  • FDA approves 1st blood test that can detect brain injuries
FDA approves 1st blood test that can detect brain injuries

Patients with a positive test would need a CT scan to confirm the results and determine if surgery or other treatment is needed. Jeffrey Shuren said that this test is very helpful, who need access to quick and accurate tests. Currently, many in the larger group of concussion sufferers get CT scans to rule out more serious injury. Nonetheless, 9...

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  • 49ers giving Jimmy Garoppolo richest deal in National Football League history
49ers giving Jimmy Garoppolo richest deal in National Football League history

Apparently, they liked what they saw. Stafford received $92 million guaranteed from Detroit, but San Francisco was a tad more cautious with their still relatively unproven, but extremely promising young quarterback. They didn't want to lose him. In Baltimore, fans are likely complaining because the team isn't winning. Another came against the...

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