Medical

Vaccine Workers' Mistakes Kill 15 Kids in South Sudan

Vaccine Workers' Mistakes Kill 15 Kids in South Sudan Just one syringe was used for all of the children during the four-day campaign, and the vaccine was stored without refrigeration the entire time. The minister said his ministry was investigating whether the team that vaccinated the children were qualified or trained for the immunisation campaign. [Full Article...]

'Responsible' India committed to climate deal: PM Modi

Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in St Petersburg. Later, when the moderator asked which side of the climate change debate he stood, and whether he disagreed with (Donald) Trump's stand, Modi remained diplomatically neutral. [Full Article...]

Hawaii urges resident to get mumps vaccination as cases soar

Hawaii urges resident to get mumps vaccination as cases soar Although there has yet to be a correlation between those cases and the recent outbreak. Washington is in the midst of a statewide mumps outbreak that has sickened at least 847 people since October, according to the state Department of Health. [Full Article...]

California Senate backs government-funded health care bill

California Senate backs government-funded health care bill The proposal would not only cover all Californians who now have some form of health insurance, but almost 3 million more - mostly undocumented immigrants - who lack coverage, and would eliminate out-of-pocket costs for everyone. "This bill idealistically assumes California can deliver on its promise to 40 million people", said Sen. "CalWORKs has the potential to be much more than a poverty-mai... [Full Article...]

Leaving Paris accord likely wouldn't add jobs in US

France's President Emmanuel Macron said he respected Mr Trump's decision but believed it was a "mistake both for the U.S. and for our planet". A "Global Trends" report prepared by the US Director of National Intelligence's office, released on Jan 9, warned that climate change posed security risks because of extreme weather, stress on water and food, and global tensions over how to manage ... [Full Article...]

China vows to adhere to Paris pact

China vows to adhere to Paris pact With bilateral trade of 170 billion euros previous year, China was Germany's most important trading partner, said Ms Merkel. "These are impressive figures and we both said we want to extend this", said Merkel, adding the signing of business agreements pointed to future cooperation in cars, aviation technology, recycling and artificial intelligence.Among the deals signed was one between Daimler a... [Full Article...]

Reggae star Damian Marley, others buy control of High Times

Reggae star Damian Marley, others buy control of High Times The company is valued at $70 million, and investors will have a 60 percent stake in the company, according to reports. I learned to differentiate male from the female plant by reading High Times magazine . But though the magazine is quite well known, like many magazine companies, it is events, such as The Cannabis Cup , that have driven much of its revenue. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's Sania Nishtar eliminated in vote for top World Health Organization post

Tedros, who goes by his first name, won the job over Sania Nishtar , a cardiologist from Pakistan, and David Nabarro , a World Health Organization veteran from Britain who led the U.N.'s response to the West Africa Ebola outbreak in 2014. [Full Article...]

Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC

Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC On Wednesday, December 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to "Outperform". 11/23/2016 - Eli Lilly and Company had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at JP Morgan. Delta Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Tn reported 1,104 shares stake. Cordasco Fincl Ntwk has 0.38% invested in Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) for 4,550 shares. [Full Article...]

Pendley's 3-run homer helps Oklahoma top Baylor 6-3 in WCWS

Pendley's 3-run homer helps Oklahoma top Baylor 6-3 in WCWS The Sooners won despite committing four errors, and they got in a bit of trouble late in a game they appeared to have under control. Still, Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso knows how hard World Series wins are hard to come by. Oklahoma advanced to play Washington in a winners' bracket game on Friday. "I'm very confident", said Baylor rightfielder Maddison Kettler . Kelsee Selman (24-9) gave up ... [Full Article...]

'World's horniest bandits' steal 30000 condoms from sex toy company

'World's horniest bandits' steal 30000 condoms from sex toy company That...is very ambitious. Two men robbed a sex toy warehouse twice in 24 hours, stealing thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise in less than a day. But the best part? The company is asking for the public's help in identifying and capturing the thieves. The company offered a donation equal to the full retail value of the products to a charity of that person's choice to anyone who turns in... [Full Article...]

Inslee joins governors of New York, California to form US Climate Alliance

That's not going to happen while I'm president. Newsom said California, one of the globe's largest and leading economies, will "step into the Trump vacuum" and partner with other nations and regions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions . [Full Article...]

Bale no certainty for Cardiff final as history beckons Real

Ronaldo has gotten the best of Buffon so far, scoring five goals in his four games against the Italy goalkeeper. "Making the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League available for free to everyone in the United Kingdom shows that BT really is serious about making sport much more accessible to the public", BT Consumer chief executive John Petter said. [Full Article...]

FIFA Rankings: Super Eagles climb to 38th spot

FIFA Rankings: Super Eagles climb to 38th spot The global future of Chelsea high flying wingback Victor Moses who was excluded by coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr for the AFCON 2019 Qualifiers against South Africa has dominated discussions. Cameroon moved a spot up from 33rd to 32nd in the world and third on the continent. Rohr called Ogenyi Onazi, Elderson Echiejile, Ahmed Musa, Kenneth Omeruo, South Africa-based goal... [Full Article...]

Kiwi-trained surgeon critical after king-hit in Melbourne hospital

Kiwi-trained surgeon critical after king-hit in Melbourne hospital He was remanded in custody and did not apply for bail. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons trauma chairman Dr John Crozier said the alleged attack was obscene. Dr Pritzwald-Stegmann was attacked in the foyer of the hospital and the whole incident was captured on CCTV, which Prosecutor Ashleigh Harrold says will make identification of the accused straightforward. [Full Article...]

The White House Says It Won't Answer Questions About Russia Anymore

During an off-camera press briefing Wednesday morning, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked if people should be "concerned that the president posted somewhat of an incoherent tweet last night, and that it then stayed up for hours?" The conversation about Kushner's back channel would likely be different if these discussions were taking place post-election, Wanis-St. [Full Article...]

Putin praises Trump as 'straightforward' and 'frank' person

Putin praises Trump as 'straightforward' and 'frank' person Putin was responding to a question about possible Russian meddling in upcoming federal elections in Germany, after US officials accused the Kremlin of interfering in the 2016 presidential vote to help Donald Trump win. "I can imagine that someone is doing this purposefully - building the chain of attacks so that the territory of Russian Federation appears to be the source of that attack", Putin... [Full Article...]

McKenna 'deeply disappointed' in USA decision to pull out of Paris

McKenna 'deeply disappointed' in USA decision to pull out of Paris The decision could be reversed by the next president - or even Trump himself, the financial information provider said . "We'll sit down with. all of the people that represent either the Paris accord , or something that we can do that's much better than the Paris accord ". [Full Article...]

Defiant US governors vow to uphold climate pact

Defiant US governors vow to uphold climate pact China , for example, said it would begin reducing emissions in 2030 - meaning they could continue to build coal-fired power plants every year until then. Governor Andrew Cuomo said his state of NY was committed to complying with the Paris standards, which call for USA reduction of its emissions by 26% to 28% from 2005 levels, "regardless of (the capital city ) Washington's irresponsible act... [Full Article...]

Phoenix Mayor Condemns Trump Decision To Back Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

Phoenix Mayor Condemns Trump Decision To Back Out Of Paris Climate Agreement Another group of governors that includes California's Jerry Brown and New York's Andrew Cuomo, meanwhile, announced the formation of a " United States Climate Alliance" to "convene states committed to upholding the Paris Climate Agreement ". [Full Article...]


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