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Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

BWERA, Uganda - The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health workers. And when the...
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Samsung revealed that it's possible for your smart TV to get a virus, just like a computer. Here's how to make sure your TV isn't infected

Samsung revealed that it's possible for your smart TV to get a virus, just like a computer. Here's how to make sure your TV isn't infected

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Samsung recently tweeted about the uncommon knowledge that smart, WiFi-connected TVs are susceptible to viruses , just like computers . Samsung deleted the tweet, which...
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India's lychee brain virus death toll jumps as 20 children die in just 24 hours

India's lychee brain virus death toll jumps as 20 children die in just 24 hours

17 hours ago   |   RT

A further 20 children have died from acute encephalitis syndrome in just 24 hours, bringing the total number of child fatalities caused by toxic lychee fruit in the Bihar state...
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Summer travel could prompt spike in measles cases

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Doctors are warning that summertime - normally when the threat of some communicable disease risk subsides - could see a spike in the current measles outbreak, as increased...
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Tips to keep yourself safe from mosquito dangers

Tips to keep yourself safe from mosquito dangers

2 days ago   |   KETV

Nebraska had more cases of West Nile virus last year than any other state in the nation.
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1,400 people have died so far in the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history

1,400 people have died so far in the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

1,400 people have died from the current outbreak of Ebola in Central Africa. There have been 2,100 cases so far in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. Jeremy...
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Officials spray parts of San Joaquin County to reduce spread of West Nile virus

Officials spray parts of San Joaquin County to reduce spread of West Nile virus

3 days ago   |   KCRA

After mosquitoes in parts of San Joaquin County tested positive for West Nile virus, officials scheduled additional spraying for those areas.
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Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here's What to Know About the Outbreak

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here's What to Know About the Outbreak

3 days ago   |   Time

The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic...
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For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired.
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Virus genes help determine if pea aphids get their wings

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers shed light on the important role that microbial genes, like those from viruses, can play in insect and animal evolution.
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Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

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The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

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Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

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This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

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Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

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Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...