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School district shuts down to combat rapidly spreading virus

All 46 schools will be shut down on Thursday, Nov. 21, and Friday, Nov. 22, in a Grand Junction school district as an unknown virus continues to spread among students and district employees. MCPH says that it does not track each individual case and is unclear as to what percentage of staff and students are impacted, but notes that this illness is unique in its rapid onset of symptoms and high level of contagion.

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Antibiotics sales drop as horse vets fight resistance

The European average is 19.8 doses, while Netherlands residents are the most "antibiotic resistant" nation - at just 9.7 doses per 1,000 inhabitants per day. However, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 30% of the antibiotics in U.S. outpatient settings are prescribed unnecessarily .

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2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg rises to top of latest Iowa poll

Buttigieg is in the single digits, with just 8 percent . He's done that before. Elizabeth Warren of MA and Bernie Sanders of Vermont now hover about 10 points behind Buttigieg, the poll showed. The survey's margin of error was 4.4%. So, Buttigieg's 9-point lead is significant. The Associated Press examined whether Buttigieg might be "overstating" his military service in Afghanistan.

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Wow, Even Obama Thinks the Democratic Candidates Are Too Crazy

Obama also veteran the appears to bustle contributors of the Democratic Occasion to end tense so basic about the turmoil and tumult inside the Democratic flee for president. Obama has largely refrained from publicly opining on the Democratic primary, which has exposed a growing rift between an ascendant progressive wing of the party and old-guard centrists like his former vice president, Joe Biden.

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WHO launches initiative to boost insulin access for diabetics

We're facing an urgent public health problem. However, unlike Type 1 diabetes , Type 2 can be managed and put into remission by diet and lifestyle changes. People with Type 1 diabetes require insulin injections every day. Diabetes is broken down into three types which are namely Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational.

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Plans to nationalize BT lowered the share price

Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn is said to have turned his attention to BT's network subsidiary named Openreach . The Conservatives said Corbyn's plans would be illegal under European Union rules governing state aid. The cost of bringing the BT units into public ownership would be set by Parliament and paid for by swapping bonds for shares. Labour estimates that there would be a one-off capital cost of GBP 15.3 billion to roll-out the full-fibre network.