New Zealand orders mass cattle cull to eradicate disease05/30/2018 15:19New Zealanders are split over whether the taxpayer should pay $592 million toward cleaning up cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis."We've worked hard to get the information to make this call and I know the past 10 months have been hugely uncertain for our beef and dairy farmers", said Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...
Sleep in this weekend05/29/2018 03:11The latest study, published last week in the Journal of Sleep Research, address the association of both weekday and weekend sleep duration with overall mortality.People who only get less than five hours of sleep a night throughout the week, but then have a longer snooze on the weekends, had no heightened mortality risk...
Nipah virus claims one more life, death toll rises to 1405/28/2018 03:33While 18 people with specific symptoms are admitted at hospitals in Kozhikode, 22 patients with suspected Nipah cases, all from Malappuram district, are admitted at Kozhikode Medical College for observation.Under the terms of the $25 million agreement, Profectus will receive support to advance its Nipah virus vaccine, and Emergent will receive funding to cover technical and manufacturing support...
Ebola patients flee hospital isolation ward as virus reaches Mbandaka05/27/2018 03:00This support has already led to vast improvements in the speed and effectiveness of the Government of DRC and WHO's response to the current outbreak.The government and worldwide partners have deployed significant resources to the northwestern Equateur province.Ebola virus spreads through direct contact with either bodily fluids or objects contaminated by someone ill with the disease, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
What is Nipah virus and how is it transmitted?05/26/2018 03:00Not a single case of infection has been reported from the pig farms in the state so far, Umap told The Indian Express.Suparna Bharadwaj, the principal of the school, said, "In this situation, there is a panic in the people after this episode, as the way the bats are dying, Napa Virus's fears can not be sidelined"...