West Nile virus affects Swiss blood supply08/21/2019 04:19"Even though summer is coming to an end, the West Nile virus season is beginning", Marie-Claude Lacasse, a spokesperson for the provincial health ministry, said on Tuesday.South Windsor town officials reminded residents to take precautions against mosquitos after some tested positive for West Nile.So far this year, 10 WNV human cases have been reported in California, two of which were identified by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health...
New PM urges action to improve vaccination uptake08/20/2019 03:00It comes as prime minister Boris Johnson took aim at anti-vaxxers - those who oppose vaccinating children. Two doses of MMR in a lifetime are needed for a person to be considered fully protected.In the first quarter of 2019, there were 231 confirmed cases of measles in the UK.Children on the Isle of Man are less likely to be vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella than those in the UK...
Sydney stab accused Mert Ney released from hospital08/19/2019 20:56THE man accused of stabbing a woman to death in the Sydney CBD this week has released from hospital.The best friend of Michaela "Mikki" Dunn said the world was "truly a much darker place" without the 24-year-old Sydney woman, who was brutally stabbed to death in a CBD apartment. The video then tracks the man's frantic run through Sydney's busy business district, followed by a group of bystanders and a few members of the fire police...
Ebola outbreak spreads to new province in DR Congo08/18/2019 03:00There have been more than 2,600 confirmed cases, including more than 1,800 deaths in DRC since 2018, according to a joint statement by the heads of agencies on the Ebola outbreak in DRC earlier this month."A 26-year-old victim died and (one of their) children who tested positive is still alive and being treated", it said...
Dayton Killer Had Cocaine, Alcohol in His System: Coroner08/18/2019 03:00"We are deeply sorry", the brief statement said.The Dayton shooter who killed nine people had cocaine on him and in his system during the mass shooting that police stopped in what they described as a combat-like gun battle, a coroner said Thursday.Kollie kept the items at his apartment in the Dayton suburb of Kettering to hide them from Betts' parents, according to court papers...