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More Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile

The department notes that when the virus is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites, most people don't get sick, but some get symptoms like fever, joint pain, vomiting and diarrhea. Serious illness associated with virus is rare, but can include central nervous system disorders including encephalitis and/or meningitis. Additionally, they should remove or treat areas where water settles for several days, and keep gutters and yards free of debris where mosquitoes may collect.

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Dutch trial with Viagra halted after 11 babies die

That same day, he and his colleagues began to call the women who participated in the study, including several who are still pregnant or whose babies are in the hospital. Huf-Germain, whose daughter was born prematurely two years ago but is now healthy, said she had been told she was on a placebo in the trial. Senior researcher Wessel Ganzevoort, who is based at the AMC teaching hospital in Amsterdam , told Hart van Nederland it was focusing on supporting the parents.

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KDHE issues high risk, moderate warnings for West Nile Virus Featured

According to the state health agency, West Nile virus is the most common mosquito-borne disease in Kansas and the United States. "While most infected people recover without any long-term problems, some develop a more severe infection that can lead to complications and even death - especially in those over 50 years of age".

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PM, 15L citizens targeted in Singapore's "biggest data breach"

The data theft happened between June 27, 2018, and July 4, 2018. The data stolen in the cyber attack includes personal identity information like names, addresses, dates of birth and national registry numbers. Addressing reporters at a press conference earlier today, Singapore's health minister Gan Kim Yong said: "We can not assume that the threat has disappeared", Gan said.

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Sarasota Man Dies After Eating Raw Oysters

Vibrio vulnificus bacteria is found in raw or undercooked shell fish, especially during the summer months when salt water temperatures are higher. This makes it hard to rely on your senses to determine if an oyster is safe to eat. You can also prevent Vibrio vulnificus infections by not eating raw oysters or other shellfish, avoiding cross-contamination of cooked seafood with raw seafood.

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National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up

There are a number of ways to get a free or cheap hot dog on National Hot Dog Day . It's National Hot Dog Month, and to celebrate, Portillo's is offering a deal this week you can not pass up. Those in Bethesda can grab a free dog by simply downloading the Dog Haus app. "Giving out free items on National Hot Dog Day is a great way for us to thank our loyal Customers and encourage others to try something new".