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September 11, 2015 5:08 PM Salt Lake County sees three cases of West Nile

First Published 2 hours ago • Updated 2 hours ago The virus, which cannot be transmitted from one person to another, is spread through mosquito bites. Even as cooler temperatures have come to the Wasatch Front, Salt Lake County officials note that prevention is key. "We're seeing West-Nile-infected mosquitoes throughout the valley," said Sam Dickson 37

September 10, 2015 7:04 PM First case of West Nile Virus reported in Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- A 33-year-old man has been diagnosed with the first human case of West Nile Virus this year in Cleveland. The Cleveland Department of Health confirmed Thursday the east side man has been hospitalized. Ohio reported 11 human cases of WNV in 2014, 24 cases in 2013 and 122 cases in 2012, according to the Ohio Department of Health. Most people 44

September 10, 2015 6:49 PM IMF says it's committed to backing Liberia’s recovery from Ebola

DAKAR International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday the Fund was committed to supporting Liberia's economy as it recovers from the Ebola epidemic. Speaking after talks with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Lagarde praised Liberia for its hard work in battling the deadly virus. It became the first of the three 46

September 10, 2015 12:16 PM Pope Francis coming to Africa

Pope Francis will visit Africa for the first time in November in a trip that will take him to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic, the Vatican said. The pontiff will visit Kenya from November 25 to 27, spend the next two days in Uganda, and travel on to the Central African Republic (CAR), where the trip will wind up on November 30. A trip to Africa 48

September 9, 2015 9:11 AM The Who postpones tour dates as Daltrey recovers from virus

NEW YORK (AP) - The Who is postponing the first four dates on its 50th-anniversary tour as Roger Daltrey recovers from an “unspecified virus.” A representative for the veteran band said Tuesday “The Who Hits 50!” tour will not kick off Sept. 14 in San Diego. Also being postponed: shows scheduled for Sept. 16 in Anaheim, California; Sept. 19 in Las Vegas 22

September 8, 2015 9:38 PM The Who postpones 1st 4 dates on fall tour as Roger Daltrey recovers from 'unspecified virus'

FILE - In this June 28, 2015 file photo, singer Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshed of the band The Who perform at the Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, Glastonbury, England. A representative for the veteran band said Tuesday, Sept. 8, that "The Who Hits 50!" tour will not kick off Sept. 14 in San Diego. The Who is postponing the first four dates 53

September 8, 2015 1:16 PM World Health Organization: Polio Detected in Mali

The World Health Organization says a child has been paralyzed by polio which was detected in Mali. It is the first case of polio in Mali since 2011 and WHO says the 19-month-old child was stricken in Guinea before arriving in Bamako. In a statement issued this week, WHO said the polio strain responsible for the new outbreak is derived from the vaccine 43

September 6, 2015 10:13 AM Liberia Is Free of Ebola Again, Remains on ‘Heightened Surveillance’

The outbreak of the disease was declared over in the month of May 2015 after there was no Ebola case reported for 42 consecutive days, which is considered to be twice of the virus’ incubation period. The World Health Organization has urged Liberia to continue 90 days of heightened surveillance for potential Ebola cases. “The rapid identification and control 60

September 5, 2015 4:06 AM Anger and protests over graft scandals in Guatemala ahead of presidential vote

A man walks on a street backdropped by a wall of campaign posters promoting presidential and mayoral candidates, in Patzun, Guatemala, Friday, Sept 4, 2015. A wave of political turmoil that toppled Guatemala's president has overshadowed Sunday's vote to elect a new leader. Tens of thousands who demonstrated for the ouster of President Otto Molina Perez 43

September 2, 2015 4:45 AM Sleeping 6 hours or less makes you vulnerable to catch cold

The US journal Sleep-published research paper has found that people who sleep six hours or less than that a night have more chances to catching cold. The research shares one more reason of having proper sleep. Study's lead researcher Aric Prather, assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco said that when one is not able to have proper 78