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Americas region is world's first to be free of measles

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

MIAMI (AFP) – Measles has been eradicated from the Americas due to decades of vaccination efforts, making it the first region of the world to rid itself of the disease, global health authorities said on Tuesday (Sept 27). 299 more words

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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes by Oxitec Ltd. cause the Zika Disease by Petia Ganeva

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

from Oxitec Ltd. cause the Zika Disease

by Petia Ganeva

Scientists from the British firm Oxitec Ltd. created genetically modified mosquitoes, which infect humans with the Zika virus. 1,798 more words

Petia Ganeva

FedEx warning of fraudulent email scam

(WAVY) — FedEx has issued a warning that they have received reports from customers who have been sent fraudulent emails.

The emails reportedly have the subject lines “Shipping Conformation,” “Verify Info,” “Some important information is missing” and “Please fulfill the documents attached to verify your identity.” 44 more words

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When you start to feel under the weather

I had my two lovely grandchildren to stay over the weekend which was lovely, however by the end of Sunday evening I was ready to give them back. 270 more words

Crystal Tips

Voiko Macille saada viruksen?

Lyhyesti: voi.

Pitkään on ollut käsitys siitä, ettei Macille voi saada viruksia ja haittaohjelmia eikä antivirus-ohjelmaa siis tarvita. Tämä on edelleen kiistelty aihe, ja avaan sitä nyt tässä hieman enemmän. 526 more words

Extreme Athletes May Benefit from Vitamin C Supplements

Cold season is upon us and even the latest scientific technology can’t prevent us from catching a cold. The lack of a real “cure” has led to all sorts of crazy remedies, including Epsom salts and onions (even I don’t know what’s going on with those!). 783 more words

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Philippines reports first Zika pregnancy case

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

MANILA: The Philippines on Monday (Sep 26) reported its first known case of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus that threatens unborn babies, as authorities warned people to avoid mosquitos. 203 more words

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