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Medicine CDC Says Flu Vaccine Just 25 Percent Effective Against Leading Strain
Author: 0 CDC Says Flu Vaccine Just 25 Percent Effective Against Leading Strain

That's higher than last week, when the rate was 51 per every 100,000, and also higher than during the fifth week of the 2014-15 season, which recorded about 44 people hospitalized per 100,000. More: Why are people outside high-risk groups dying from the flu? Some people, including young children, may have diarrhea and vomiting. Children may remain contagious for a few days longer.

Medicine PNB fraud case: Govt hits back at Congress
Author: 0 PNB fraud case: Govt hits back at Congress

Punjab National Bank's stock sank almost 10% Wednesday after the company said it " detected some fraudulent and unauthorized transactions" at a branch in Mumbai . In a tweet, he said it began with fraudulent letters of understanding (LoUs) and transactions which began in 2011. Regarding the Mallya comparison made by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Prasad said that the government has cracked down on the liquor baron and similarly in the PNB fraud case too, the government will act tough.

Medicine Flu season in
Author: 0 Flu season in "second wave"

The number of people being hospitalised as a result of flu in the season 2017/18 is outstripping that of 2014/15, which itself was a particularly severe outbreak, according to experts at the Centre for Disease Control's (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.

Medicine Super Bowl LII: 5 candidates to take home the MVP award
Author: 0 Super Bowl LII: 5 candidates to take home the MVP award

And should the Patriots win, the Giants, who conquered New England in Super Bowls XLII and XLVI, would remain the only franchise to defeat the Bill Belichick Pats in the title game. The study noted that the increase in flu deaths occurred because people were more likely to travel or congregate in large spaces to cheer on the home team .

Medicine Excited to be back with Rajasthan Royals - Sanju Samson
Author: 0 Excited to be back with Rajasthan Royals - Sanju Samson

The biggest surprise of the day was Twenty20's most feared batsman Chris Gayle going unsold along with England captain Joe Root . Sunrisers Hyderabad were the most active franchise as they bought 14 players for the day. Kedar Jadhav, one of Mahendra Singh Dhoni "Go To Man" during his last stint as India captain, fetched a healthy price of Rs 7.80 crore for his all-round qualities of batting, round-arm off-spin and back-up wicket-keeping.

Medicine San Diego flu-related deaths increase as activity remains high
Author: 0 San Diego flu-related deaths increase as activity remains high

However, Calhoun-Liberty Hospital has reported that in the month of January they have seen 226 suspected FLU cases. As of January 19, there have been 912 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza in DE, officials said. It takes about two weeks for the vaccine to become effective. "Anyone over the age of six months can receive a flu shot, and we do have the high dose vaccine for those over the age of 64", she said.

Medicine Follow the action as the Swans host the Premier League's in-form team
Author: 0 Follow the action as the Swans host the Premier League's in-form team

The Reds were superb in beating the league leaders eight days ago and now go to the Premier League's bottom side with the hops of regaining third place in the table. Brought in to replace Paul Clement with Swansea already seeming destined for relegation, Carvalhal's appointment has breathed new life into the Welsh side.

Author: 0 Women's March in USA on first anniversary of Trump administration

Eva Longoria, Scarlett Johansson , and Jane Fonda were among those who spoke at the events. "The energy we saw throughout the year and continuing through today demonstrates once and for all that we are experiencing a resurgence in the women's movement", said organizer Jessica Scheller.

Medicine How does the government shutdown impact you?
Author: 0 How does the government shutdown impact you?

The cost of maintaining park sites is about $100,000 per week, officials said. The annual speech is formally given to Congress as an outline of an administration's agenda for the upcoming year-but his talking points could be overshadowed by a government shutdown.

Author: 0 Trump could live 200 years if…, says White House physician

Trump will address NAFTA and the surge in imports through tariffs and quotas - which opponents warn could drive up manufacturing costs that would be passed onto the consumer - now that the Department of Commerce has handed over its finding in its probe into whether steel imports compromise US national security.

Medicine What would a government shutdown mean for Texas?
Author: 0 What would a government shutdown mean for Texas?

And on Tuesday he tweeted , "The Democrats want to shut down the Government over Amnesty for all and Border Security". Ted Cruz, R-Texas - to choose between funding the government or shutting it down over their opposition to Obamacare. Patients in the National Institutes of Health would continue to be treated. Fees collected when someone applies for a visa or a passport fund those services.

Medicine White House says it supports short-term government funding bill
Author: 0 White House says it supports short-term government funding bill

Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) also took a jab at the president, rehashing a common criticism of Trump . She added it would be helpful if Trump provided "a little more clarity". "He has not yet indicated what measure he is willing to sign", McConnell said. Congress is facing a Friday Jan. 19 deadline to pass a spending bill, which helps determine the government's budget and discretionary spending for the fiscal year.

Medicine Record-breaking flu season hangs on
Author: 0 Record-breaking flu season hangs on

Annual flu shots administered in advance of flu season can help protect people and their families from getting the flu. Unless it is an emergency, King said, it is OK to go to an urgent care or a primary care physician for treatment. Lacking a better option, the nation is "chasing" animal flu strains that might become the next human threat, Fauci said. You never know how it can sneak up on you, and everybody can get the flu, children, the elderly and even those who are otherwise healthy.

Medicine One-time backups Foles and Keenum square off in NFC championship
Author: 0 One-time backups Foles and Keenum square off in NFC championship

In the time since Foles chose to return, his uniform is not the only thing that's changed. So the Eagles' poor showing is probably not a reflection of national sentiment, although I think Minnesota's tale is an easy one to fall in love with, especially after the Vikings won Sunday's game in such incredible storybook fashion.

Medicine Dear, Case Keenum and Stefon Diggs: Thank you, so much
Author: 0 Dear, Case Keenum and Stefon Diggs: Thank you, so much

Nobody on God's green turf believed the Vikings were going to win. Case Keenum will be one of three very unlikely quarterbacks in the championship games, along with Tom Brady. So a guy like that, for as long as you have him you keep him. "That was some unbelievable stuff". For one and all in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. In fact, they were the first team to lose four Super Bowls.

Medicine Flu deaths in U.S. continue to rise as virus spans nation
Author: 0 Flu deaths in U.S. continue to rise as virus spans nation

People aged 65 and older accounted for almost 79 percent of those cases, with 15 dying as a result of the flu. This flu season has been worse than some of the previous two or three seasons, Sherwood said. Another big maker of vaccines, GlaxoSmithKline ( GSK ), did not immediately respond to FOX Business' request for comment on the effectiveness of flu vaccines this year and how it plans to improve them going forward.

Medicine 7 ways to celebrate New Year's Eve in New Orleans
Author: 0 7 ways to celebrate New Year's Eve in New Orleans

Sydney was one of the first to welcome in the new year , with celebrations around the world coming within hours. The entree to the midnight main course is built as a kids and family spectacular, with many parents now set to put their kids to bed and enjoy seeing in the end to 2018.

Medicine Vermont health officials say flu season could last several more months
Author: 0 Vermont health officials say flu season could last several more months

Those numbers are expected to increase in coming weeks, the state department of public health said in a news release Friday. The disease is widespread in 49 states. Inclement weather forced the Lake County General Health District to close at 12:30 p.m., January 12, a half hour before a scheduled flu clinic was set to begin.

Medicine How the Raiders welcomed back Jon Gruden
Author: 0 How the Raiders welcomed back Jon Gruden

A few fans I spoke with before the presser spread the idea of removing the tarps from home games and selling those tickets. "I haven't lost a game either", Gruden said. He isn't going to cry in a corner whenever he gets yelled at. "You know, I was at a point in my life where I wanted to be with my family". Gruden and McKenzie were part of the same Packers organization early in their careers, as Gruden's last season as receivers coach (1994) overlapped with McKenzie's first as a scout.

Author: 0 Eagles finally return to playoff picture

He's been here before, in the 2013 season , when the Eagles won the NFC East and hosted New Orleans. On Saturday afternoon, the Philadelphia Eagles will play the Atlanta Falcons to begin the sprint toward Minneapolis and Super Bowl 52.

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