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2014/10/20 10:31
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William Pooley, the British nurse who recovered from the Ebola virus has returned to work in West Africa. The 29-year old, thought to be the first Briton to be infected with the disease, contracted...
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2014/10/19 23:39
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Investors who are dreaming of Freedom 55 should consider a heretical notion: Maybe early retirement isn’t as valuable as we think. There is evidence that staying on the job can reduce our risk of...
2014/10/19 13:44
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Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to think big. Many people, governments and agencies...
2014/10/19 13:18
2014/10/19 13:18
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THE EBOLA VIRUS – its very name seems to have come straight from the heart of darkness – is striking fear across the globe. It has killed (officially) 4,546 people out of 9,191 infected since the...
2014/10/19 08:53
2014/10/19 08:53
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Researchers have discovered that entire genome of the common housefly could grant them new cures for human diseases. The scientists, by exploring the insect’s DNA that makes houseflies immune to...
2014/10/19 08:24
2014/10/19 08:24
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It is, according to the World Health Organisation director general, Margaret Chan, the “most severe acute health emergency in modern times”, one that is “threatening the very survival of societies and...
2014/10/19 03:21
2014/10/19 03:21
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LONDON — In a draft document, the World Health Organization has acknowledged that it botched attempts to stop the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, blaming factors including incompetent staff and a lack...
2014/10/18 19:58
2014/10/18 19:58
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How would we deal with an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus that has already left a devastating trail across West Africa and claimed victims in parts of the United States and Europe? Taking...
2014/10/18 15:12
2014/10/18 15:12
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Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to think big. Many people, governments and agencies...
2014/10/18 14:15
2014/10/18 14:15
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, a medical worker sprays people being discharged from the Island Clinic Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia. FILE - In this March 28, 2014, file...
2014/10/17 18:12
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Every Sunday since she can remember, Annette Sanoh has attended church in Susan’s Bay, a slum of crowded tin-roofed homes in Freetown. Now as the Ebola epidemic mushrooms in the capital of Sierra...
2014/10/16 22:18
2014/10/16 22:18
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It's a good idea, in theory: Filter out the sick, and let only healthy people board planes. But in practice, airport screenings aren't very good at keeping disease from crossing borders. And they'll...
2014/10/16 19:21
2014/10/16 19:21
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Man flu ISN'T a myth - men get sick because they don't have the sex hormones that boost women's immune systems Harvard University scientists conducted 'man flu' study using mice Found female sex...
2014/10/16 15:38
2014/10/16 15:38
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A new study has demonstrated that people who are physically active three times a week are less likely to go under depression. The study conducted at University College London (UCL) showed that people...
2014/10/15 19:33
2014/10/15 19:33
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Medical teams at New York's JFK airport, armed with Ebola questionnaires and temperature guns, began screening travelers from three West African countries on Saturday as U.S. health authorities...
2014/10/15 08:42
2014/10/15 08:42
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Every month or so, Tesco sends me vouchers. Alcohol is profitable, it implies, so we’d like to see you buy more of that this quarter – 150 extra points should do it; 45p off potatoes; exactly 2.272...
2014/10/14 12:28
2014/10/14 12:28
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Enhanced screening for the Ebola virus is to begin at London's Heathrow Airport(Reuters) Heathrow airport is to start screening for the Ebola virus among passengers flying into the UK from countries...
2014/10/14 09:53
2014/10/14 09:53
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Britain is set to begin screening passengers for Ebola at London’s Heathrow Airport, a move expected to cause “huge disruption” to travelers and do little to prevent the disease from reaching the...
2014/10/13 23:51
2014/10/13 23:51
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Britain starts Ebola screening today... but cases ‘are inevitable’ ALL travellers arriving in the UK at London’s Heathrow from Ebola-hit countries will be screened and monitored for the killer...
2014/10/13 21:09
2014/10/13 21:09
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Mr Hunt said that 89 per cent of people travelling to Britain from the affected region would be checked, but admitted one in 10 taking indirect routes would slip through screening. He told MPs it was...
2014/10/20 10:31
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