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Mainers diagnosed with risky tick-borne virus

Mainers diagnosed with risky tick-borne virus Symptoms can begin anytime from one week to one month after the tick bite. Powassan is extremely rare and risky, according to the CDC. Powassan is a viral infection characterized by fever, headache, vomiting, weakness, confusion, seizures, and memory loss. [Full Article...]

Hand Washing Works Whether the Water's Hot or Cold

Hand Washing Works Whether the Water's Hot or Cold What's more important, they said, is that people scrub their hands with soap for at least 10 seconds . For effective hand hygiene , water temperature matters less than time, new research states. The findings are important, the authors say, because the Food and Drug Administration's guidelines for restaurants and food establishments recommend that plumbing systems deliver water at 100 degre... [Full Article...]

Russia ranked 63 by FIFA for Confederations Cup; Brazil top

Russia ranked 63 by FIFA for Confederations Cup; Brazil top This means that Vivo will become the official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cups in Russian Federation and 2022 edition in Qatar. "We are very excited to be working closely with Vivo and keen to see their involvement in the next editions of the FIFA World Cup and FIFA Confederations Cup". [Full Article...]

Three Policemen Set On Fire By Naval Officials In Calabar

Three Policemen Set On Fire By Naval Officials In Calabar He said normalcy had since returned to Calabar after the clash. A policeman stopped a naval officer at the checkpoint, but the officer reportedly refused to stop. Salihu Jubril, Commander of Nigerian Navy Ship Victory, expressed deep regrets over the incident and vowed tough sanctions on errant officers. The official would not confirm if the attacker was a member of the Navy but says he is a "... [Full Article...]

Ethiopia's Tedros, Africa's candidate wins first round vote for World Health Organization top post

Ethiopia's Tedros, Africa's candidate wins first round vote for World Health Organization top post The governing body of the World Health Organization on Tuesday elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , an Ethiopian former health minister, to head the global health agency responsible for marshaling the worldwide response to infectious disease epidemics such as Ebola and Zika. [Full Article...]

Hours of new body-camera footage from Orlando nightclub shooting released

Hours of new body-camera footage from Orlando nightclub shooting released Police have released 11 hours of footage of showing armed police hunting down the gunman with guns and flashlights in the popular gay nightclub, which was packed with patrons before Mateen opened fire. Later, an officer realizes that the massacre is an act of terrorism. Mateen was in the bathroom close by after he cornered survivors, according to the Orlando Sentinel . [Full Article...]

Kathy Griffin Apologizes For 'Disturbing' Depiction Of Trump's Head

Griffin faced immediate backlash after the photos were released Tuesday. In her video apology, Griffin said she was sorry. I move the line, then I cross it. " Kathy's a friend and she's a terrific comedian, but this had no business being in our public discourse", Franken said. "I have a no-apology policy", she told CBS News in 2012. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma seeks repeat at Women's College World Series

Oklahoma seeks repeat at Women's College World Series Look for Amanda Lorenz (.390) to continue her hot streak along with support from Kayli Kvistad (.387), Nicole DeWitt (.316) and Ocasio (.313). OU will play either OR or Washington in Game 2, and all WCWS contests will be broadcast on ESPN OR ESPN2. [Full Article...]


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