Wednesday, November 22, 2017
In Uganda, there’s currently an outbreak of Marburg virus, an extremely infectious virus that causes victims to bleed from every orifice before finally succumbing to severe dehydration and blood loss. With a current fatality rate of 100 percent, the...
Lexington, SC (WLTX) - A Midlands teacher is on administrative leave after a giving fifth grade students an assignment that asked them to imagine being a member of the KKK in the period after the Civil War.The assignment was given...
HOSPITAL patients suffering from the plague are running away from hospitals because they are scared of needles and aren't used to hospital treatment. Security guards at the Central Anti-Plague Hospital in Ambohimindra, Madagascar, are tasked with keeping patients in as well...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults. High pressure, which for decades has been a top...
The tremor rumbled south-east of the city of Kamaish, on the country’s Pacific coast, according to the US Geological Survey.The quake happened six miles beneath the Earth’s surface at around 10.24pm, with the epicentre recorded 180 miles off the coast...
A Marine Corps drill instructor convicted of physically abusing young recruits, one of whom killed himself, was sentenced Friday to 10 years in military prison. The eight-man jury at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on Friday also sentenced 34-year-old Gunnery Sgt. Joseph...
At least 400 people were killed in Iran and Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble. Thousands are reported...
The outbreak of a deadly virus similar to Ebola – the fatal fever that struck west Africa – has been confirmed in the continent.Marburg, which kills up to 88% of people it strikes, has killed two people in Uganda...
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church went aisle to aisle looking for victims and shot crying babies at point-blank range, a couple who survived the attack said.Rosanne Solis and Joaquin Ramirez...
The disease, known as Marburg virus disease (MVD), is similar to Ebola and can be lethal in up to 90 per cent of cases.Emergency screening has begun at the Kenya-Uganda border in Turkana after three members of the same...

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