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Nipah virus death toll rises to 16 in Kerala

The incubation period of the virus is 21 days which means that if a person is exposed to virus, the infection symptoms will start showing in 21 days. Kozhikode District collector UV Jose has requested local courts to suspend their operations till the situation improves.

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Many women with early breast cancer may not need chemo, study finds

Avoiding chemotherapy may come as a relief to many women who are diagnosed with breast cancer , as the treatment comes with a number of side effects, including nausea, hair loss and anemia. The patient with advanced colon cancer whom Rosenberg's team treated in 2015 is Celine Ryan of MI. It could be that they're too weak, or too few. "It feels miraculous and I am beyond amazed", the 52-year-old said.

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Full text of speech from Kathleen Wynne admitting she'll lose Ontario election

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne acknowledged not only that the election is lost, but that she won't be premier after June 7 and encouraged voters to ensure an NDP or PC minority government, on Saturday. Wynne wouldn't say whether she'd stay on as party leader following the vote. But Wynne says people should vote Liberal to prevent the NDP or PC from securing a majority.

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Lettuce E.coli outbreak

Still, the CDC warns that iIllnesses that occurred after May 6, 2018 might not yet be reported due to the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness is reported. The CDC said that some of the affected people had not eaten lettuce, but had contact with others who had fallen ill. After the initial outbreak, the CDC issued a warning on romaine lettuce.

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Video reveals what cigarettes really do to your heart

Through this Strategy and the new Tobacco and Vaping Products Act , we can help people who use tobacco to stop and we can discourage others from starting. There are several factors that have led to the decrease in the number of cigarette smokers . Most smokers are aware of the health risks of smoking and the benefits of quitting.

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New Zealand plans to slaughter 100,000 cows to eliminate Mycoplasma

Found in Europe and the USA, the bacteria can cause cows to develop mastitis, pneumonia, arthritis and other diseases. Since its July discovery, the bacteria was deemed "active" on 37 different properties and 26,000 cows have already been killed, the Guardian reported.