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London hospital discharges Scottish nurse who had Ebola

After being transferred from Sierra Leone to Britain, Cafferkey initially recovered from the Ebola hemorrhagic fever and was sent home in January previous year. She was treated at the Royal Free Hospital in London twice in 2015, on one occasion spending over a month in quarantine. She had to be readmitted to the hospital's high-level isolation treatment unit after the virus, which had lingered in her brain, caused her to develop life-threatening meningitis due to the Ebola.

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Nine Pregnant US Women Now Have Zika

She said it was "greater than we would have expected". Zika is a disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes infected with the Zika virus. "We did not expect to see these brain abnormalities in this small case series of USA pregnant travelers".

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Fighting resumes in Kashmir's Pampore town

The army took over the operation against the guerrillas, believed to belong to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit, with a group of specially-trained para commandos being brought in to flush them out. Abdul Gani Mir worked as a gardener at the EDI office. "Initially, CRPF attempted to get inside the building but terrorists threw a grenade and fired at them", GOC, Victor Force, Arvind Dutta, told reporters.

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Authorities: Another confirmed case of Zika virus in the United States

Two women were diagnosed with Zika during their second trimester, the CDC said. CDC officials have set up a temporary lab to breed mosquitoes and determine if they are resistant to insecticides that Puerto Rico is using. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...

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Palestinian prisoner ends 94-day hunger strike

Freed Palestinian prisoner Ashraf Hamash kisses the head of his mother upon his release from an Israeli jail, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip February 28, 2016. The military said a Palestinian brandishing a knife tried to stab soldiers on duty near Ramallah Friday afternoon before forces at the scene opened fire and killed him.

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At least two American women aborted after Zika virus infections

However, there have been reports of increased cases of a birth defect known as microcephaly that may be associated with Zika virus infection among pregnant women . The report concerned a stillborn Brazilian fetus that had nearly no brain tissue and risky fluid buildup in other parts of its body. However, NIAID deputy director Dr.