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Doctors and researchers have made remarkable progress in terms of treatment since then and the news of a second patient being cured is seen as a sign that a universal cure will eventually be found. "They used a reduced intense conditioning regimen but I think that had no influence on the outcome", he said. Fast forward to 2016 when the London patient received a bone marrow transplant from a donor with the same mutation.
  • Election Commission writes to Delhi Police seeking FIR against self-proclaimed cyber expert

    Election Commission writes to Delhi Police seeking FIR against self-proclaimed cyber expert

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    His comments come a day after a self-proclaimed Indian cyber expert claimed in London that the EVMs could be hacked and that the 2014 parliamentary election was " rigged ". Shuja, who created a flutter, also alleged that other than the BJP, the SP, BSP, AAP and Congress, too, are involved in the rigging of the EVMs. "In Delhi Assembly elections, transmission initiated by the BJP IT was intercepted".
  • Here’s how The Accidental Prime Minister and Uri opened at the box-office

    Here’s how The Accidental Prime Minister and Uri opened at the box-office

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    The war film is based on the Indian Army's surgical strikes on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) as a retaliation for the Uri attack took place in the year 2016. The fact that it got released ahead of 2019 elections, has made many label it as a propaganda film. Day 3 [today] should be bigger. Have a look at the official trailer of Vicky Kaushal starrer action military drama movie " Uri: The Surgical Strike " below in case you missed it.
  • NYC Mayor: City Will Guarantee Healthcare for All New Yorkers

    NYC Mayor: City Will Guarantee Healthcare for All New Yorkers

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    NYC Care will launch in summer 2019 and will roll out gradually in different parts of the city, starting in the Bronx, according to the release. Fees for the NYC Care services will be based on sliding scale charges, meaning people will pay for health care services based on their income.
  • Two More Flu-related Deaths Reported in San Diego County

    Two More Flu-related Deaths Reported in San Diego County

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    There were about 80,000 estimated deaths , including 180 children - the most since the CDC started using its latest surveillance procedures. Danuta M. That was the most activity for any state, according to the agency's map. Seventy-one of those kids had to be admitted to the ICU. Additional illness prevention resources can be found by visiting the CDC and Pennsylvania Department of Health websites.
  • Powell Meeting On? Depends on Who You Ask

    Powell Meeting On? Depends on Who You Ask

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    The Fed , which hiked benchmark US interest rates four times a year ago including in December, is however not on a preset path and could pause policy tightening as it did in 2016 when global growth concerns led to doubts about the USA economic recovery, he said.
  • Flu activity

    Flu activity "widespread" in Nebraska, according to CDC

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    Dr Kelleher urged people to get the flu vaccine if they have not done so already and to avoid sending children to school or going to work if you have symptoms of the flu. If you get the flu, antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu and Relenza can make your illness less severe. "The flu vaccine is one of our safest vaccines".
  • Free Flu Shots Offered in Hillsborough Until December 7

    Free Flu Shots Offered in Hillsborough Until December 7

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    Four of the 10 USA regions reported ILI at or above their baseline levels, with two states (Georgia and Louisiana) reporting high ILI activity. No pediatric deaths attributed to flu were reported to CDC this week, which means the 2018-19 season total remains at five.
  • Antimicrobial Resistance a Global Health Emergency

    Antimicrobial Resistance a Global Health Emergency

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    In recognition of the 2018 US Antibiotic Awareness Week and World Antibiotic Awareness Week , 12-18 November, America's pig farmers want consumers to realise the continuous improvement and antibiotic stewardship efforts underway. "Everyone has a part to play in reducing antibiotic resistance". Bacteria can become resistant when patients use antibiotics they do not need, or do not finish a course of treatment, giving the half-defeated bug a chance to recover and build immunity.
  • Affordable Care Act enrollment season begins

    Affordable Care Act enrollment season begins

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    Kori Hattemer , head of the Insure Central Texas program at local nonprofit Foundation Communities , says the four insurers on the exchange past year are all back - Blue Cross Blue Shield , Ambetter, Oscar, and Sendero Health Plans, which decided not to exit the market in September after public outcry (" Sendero's Path Forward ", Sept.
  • Breast Cancer awareness walk

    Breast Cancer awareness walk

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    A little over a decade ago, Davidson of Huntington Woods was working for an advertising firm. "There are still a lot of misconceptions out there, and there are still a lot of things people don't think about either because they don't want to or because they just want to think everything's OK".
  • Cases of rare, polio-like illness confirmed in Ohio, Pennsylvania

    Cases of rare, polio-like illness confirmed in Ohio, Pennsylvania

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    Right. But here's the political part - the part that raises question marks that simply hang in dead air: Guess who doesn't get vaccinated according to set CDC schedules? Despite the recent spike in reported cases of AFM, Messonnier underscored that the disease is "incredibly rare " and has been diagnosed annually at a rate of less than one in a million since 2014.
  • Yorkshire Mum Campaigns For Mental Health Awareness

    Yorkshire Mum Campaigns For Mental Health Awareness

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    A mental health advocate in California, who has recently been awarded by the State Senate, said on Wednesday that her priority now is to help raise the awareness of mental illnesses among young Chinese Americans. Yet despite how widespread mental health issues are, many people can not find adequate mental healthcare. Main triggers include relationship problems, family issues, abuse, loss or grief and trauma, while other contributing factors include exam stress, substance abuse, ...
  • Flu Shot Myths That Need To Be Debunked ASAP

    Flu Shot Myths That Need To Be Debunked ASAP

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    For those paying cash, pharmacies generally charge $20 to $45 per shot, but the price can vary based on which drugstore you visit. Getting back into the flu shot specifically, there's already plenty of skepticism surrounding this one form of vaccination alone.
  • Trump apologises to Kavanaugh for bitter campaign, United States News & Top Stories

    Trump apologises to Kavanaugh for bitter campaign, United States News & Top Stories

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    Sens. Chuck Grassley and Mitch McConnell disagree on whether the GOP would try to confirm a Supreme Court justice in a presidential election year, something they prevented Democrats from doing in 2016. As Gorsuch did in his first arguments past year, Kavanaugh focused heavily on the importance of following earlier decisions of the court. According to a report by CNN , Trump was quoted as saying, "Those who step forward to serve our country deserve a fair and dignified evaluation, not a ...
  • Organizations partner with Sharsheret to raise breast cancer awareness

    Organizations partner with Sharsheret to raise breast cancer awareness

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    Katherine McDaniel of West Hartford, diagnosed at 44 in August 2014 said there is no history of breast cancer in her family. But now we have noticed that there are basically four different types of breast cancer . Jewell had the cancer removed through a mastectomy, which removes the whole breast . And here I thought today was going to be a good day . "There's no better feeling than knowing our restaurants, our people, and our products are making a difference in the lives of ...
  • Collins: Trump's Blasey Ford Mockery Was 'Just Plain Wrong'

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    The FBI investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is being questioned by lawyers for two of his accusers. Asked whether he had a message for American women, Trump said: "Women are doing great". He said Kavanaugh seemed willing to "mislead senators about everything from the momentous to the mundane" to ensure his ascension to the high court.
  • Protesters confront Flake after he announces Kavanaugh vote

    Protesters confront Flake after he announces Kavanaugh vote

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    Collins has said she believes that Ford and Deborah Ramirez , Ford's second accuser, should be heard by the Senate before there's a vote. "Don't look away from me", she said. In another statement, Patrick J. Smyth, identified by Ford as being among those downstairs at the party, says "I have no knowledge of the party in question; nor do I have any knowledge of the allegations of improper conduct she has leveled against Brett Kavanaugh '".
  • What Difference Would It Make If The FBI Were To Investigate Kavanaugh?

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    Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from CT, asking for a subpoena of Mark Judge, the man who Ford says was present while Kavanaugh allegedly assaulted her. One of the biggest disputes in the Brett Kavanaugh saga has not been over what questions should be asked about the alleged sexual misconduct of which he's been accused and which he strongly denies - but who asks them.
  • 2 patients drown as van swept into floodwaters

    2 patients drown as van swept into floodwaters

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    Most of the deaths have occurred in North Carolina, where entire communities have been virtually cut off by floodwaters and are grappling with rivers cresting at record levels. Two mental health patients referred to by officials as "detainees" who drowned in the back of a sheriff's department transport van in SC have no arrest records in the state.
  • Three people reported killed in Maryland shooting

    Three people reported killed in Maryland shooting

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    Witness Colleen Hendrickson said: "I think it's real for a lot of people right now, and there's a lot of people still affected by this, [police] are still looking, and it's been a few hours at this point, or about an hour and a half". Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said family and friends of Snochia Moseley told investigators she was "increasingly agitated" and that they were "concerned for her well-being".
  • Death toll rise to 13, Florence continues to wreak havoc in US

    Death toll rise to 13, Florence continues to wreak havoc in US

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    It may now be a tropical depression, but Florence is still dumping huge amounts of rain. Fayetteville residents living within one mile of the Cape Fear river and the Little River were told to evacuate by 3 p.m. A 61-year-old woman died Friday night when her vehicle struck a tree that fell during the storm, state emergency officials said. "Don't drive across standing or moving water".
  • Plane lands in NY with 10 ill passengers

    Plane lands in NY with 10 ill passengers

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    Rapper Vanilla Ice was on the plane and posted a video of the emergency response when the plane landed on Wednesday morning. He added that he was happy to be on the top floor of the "double-decker plane" as there were reportedly "over 100 people sick on the bottom floor".
  • Health Department investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx

    Health Department investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx

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    Health officials also suggested the hotel retain documentation of guests being notified at check-in of the outbreak. A hotel in a popular New Hampshire beach town was ordered to take "immediate steps" to address its water system after it tested positive for bacteria that may have caused a Legionnaires' outbreak that sickened 14 people and caused one death.
  • Mosquitos in ME test positive for West Nile virus

    Mosquitos in ME test positive for West Nile virus

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    The State of IL is reporting its first death this season due to an infection of West Nile virus. Officials say the best ways to avoid mosquito bites are to get rid of standing water and to wear insect repellent. A total of 26 cases have been reported statewide this year, with 10 cases in Jackson. The case is one of 16 reported cases of the virus in the state so far in 2018.