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Flu is more likely to cause illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. It's something you hear every year - get your flu shot! Flu season usually starts in September or October and runs through April or May, Salisbury said.
  • Tens dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast

    Tens dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast

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    The coast guard said that 40 people had been rescued. The incident occurred 64 sea miles off the coast. Coast guard boats and commercial ships were taking part in the search along with a helicopter and a plane. The shipwreck survivors were taken to the port of Kefken aboard a Turkish coastguard vessel and treated at a mobile hospital at the port, Anadolou said.
  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina at United Nations urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya

    Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina at United Nations urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya

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    Police in Myanmar's Rakhine state have fired warning shots to disperse a Buddhist mob trying to block a boat carrying aid, reports say. Buddhists in Rakhine have accused global aid groups of favouring Rohingya. Myanmar rejects the charge, saying its forces are tackling insurgents of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army who it has accused of setting the fires and attacking civilians.
  • FL daycare workers facing charges for allegedly abusing an autistic boy

    FL daycare workers facing charges for allegedly abusing an autistic boy

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    Smith meanwhile faces charges of Child Abuse and Battery is being held without bond. The daycare academy fired them, and their certifications allowing them to work with children were placed on hold. In initial interviews, Smith and Henderson said they acted appropriately and did nothing wrong, according to the police news release. Both women could be heard throughout the video taunting the boy.
  • First Human Case of West Nile Reported In Vermont

    First Human Case of West Nile Reported In Vermont

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    West Nile is not contagious from person to person. It is usually not considered an especially risky disease. Although many people who are infected with WNV show no symptoms, symptoms can last for several days or several weeks. The DPH advised Georgians to follow the "Five D's of Prevention" during outdoor activities. Among the steps people can take to protect themselves from mosquito bites are wearing long-sleeved shirts and long trousers when outdoors, limiting time outside at dawn and ...
  • New antibody breakthrough could lead to HIV vaccine

    New antibody breakthrough could lead to HIV vaccine

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    The virus is hard for the human body to combat because of its astounding capacity to mutate and change its form. The work is a collaboration between the US National Institutes of Health and the pharmaceutical company Sanofi . The best naturally occurring antibodies will target 90% of HIV strains. Scientists from the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston provided these SHIV strains.
  • States are obliged to compensate victims of cow vigilantism, says Supreme Court

    States are obliged to compensate victims of cow vigilantism, says Supreme Court

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    Targets are often picked simply based on rumours and some have been attacked for even transporting cows for milk. According to ANI , a three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and Justice AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, said that all states are under an obligation to compensate the victims of cow vigilantism.
  • Rudolph, Cowboys set for start of Big 12 play against TCU

    Rudolph, Cowboys set for start of Big 12 play against TCU

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    The Horned Frogs improved to 3-0 last week after their victory over Southern Methodist (56-36). TCU fumbled three times in the first half, the Mustangs cashed in with a couple of field goals and missed a third attempt. He's still averaging almost 400 passing yards per game and threw for a program-record 423 yards in the first half alone against the Panthers. "It's about winning the Big 12 title", Rudolph said.
  • Buhari Leaves New York for London

    Buhari Leaves New York for London

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    Adesina , however, did not state the reason for Buhari's visit. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says the United Nations needs to keep providing sufficient funding for peacekeeping operations, which have been coming under scrutiny.
  • How housework helps you live longer

    How housework helps you live longer

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    It found the more active they were, the lower their risk of early death. Development of CVD was more likely in participants who did not meet the guidelines than those who did (5.1% vs. While physical activity in leisure time was common in high-income countries (an average of 130 minutes per week), it was rare in other regions (25 minutes a week in lower-middle income countries and no time spent in this way in upper-middle- and low-income countries).
  • Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya

    Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya

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    The pro-government protesters said they had suffered as a result of the attacks, adding the insurgent attacks were attempts to take over the Rakhine state. "It is not the intention of the Myanmar government to apportion blame or to abdicate responsibility". In his remarks to the media, Ambassador Misri said that India has shared its concerns over the issue at various levels.
  • BYU will now sell caffeinated beverages on campus

    BYU will now sell caffeinated beverages on campus

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    That led to some on campus petitioning for caffeination. Caffeinated sodas will still not be sold at the two satellite campuses in Jerusalem and Salt Lake City. BYU said some soda machines on campus have already been switched out with the fully-loaded beverages. Since then, as BYU student newspaper The Daily Universe reported in 2015 , over a dozen soda shops, including drive-thrus, have opened in Utah County, where the school's main campus in Provo is located.