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October 5, 2018 8:47 AM Bird flu detected at poultry farm in southern Bulgaria

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has reported an outbreak of bird flu virus on a farm in the southern district of Plovdiv, the national food safety agency said on Friday. Due to the virus, found on a farm in the village of Manolsko Konare near the Balkan country’s second-largest city of Plovdiv, all birds at the farm will be culled, the agency said without 96

October 3, 2018 3:10 PM Ten die of MERS in Saudi Arabia among 32 cases in last three months: WHO

LONDON (Reuters) - Ten people have died among 32 infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in Saudi Arabia since June in a series of clusters of the viral disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. The latest cases, recorded between June 1 and September 16, bring the global total of laboratory-confirmed MERS cases to 2,254, with 800 deaths 96

September 30, 2018 1:00 PM Deaths of 'zombie' raccoons continue in Central Park

At least 176 Central Park raccoons have now perished in an outbreak of a virus that causes them to act like “zombies” – and three more from Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx were recently infected. The critters are believed to have had the canine distemper virus, a fatal illness that can’t affect humans but may spread to unvaccinated dogs, officials said. Any sick raccoons 138

September 25, 2018 5:13 PM Mnuchin’s Fight With Activists Inspired Push to Revamp Low-Income Lending Rules

The Treasury secretary and OCC chief want to overhaul the Community Reinvestment Act, in part based on their experiences running OneWest Bank When Steven Mnuchin looked to sell his OneWest Bank for $3.4 billion in 2014, a community group with an $800,000 budget tried to block the deal. That led to a nine-hour public hearing where speakers compared the bank’s 50

September 21, 2018 4:46 PM Bulgaria reports outbreak of virulent bird flu

SOFIA (Reuters) - An outbreak of a virulent bird flu virus has spread to a farm in southern Bulgaria, the Balkan country’s food safety agency said on Friday. A three-kilometer protection zone was set around the farm in the village of Trilistnik, near Bulgaria’s second-largest city of Plovdiv and the sale of eggs and the movement of domestic, wild and other 93

September 7, 2018 6:23 PM Southwest Airlines Passengers on Four Texas Flights May Have Been Exposed to Measles

A Southwest Airlines passenger who took four flights in two days and was later diagnosed with measles may have spread the viral infection to fellow fliers. The airline is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to warn passengers on the four Texas flights in late August that they may have been exposed to measles. The flights 104

September 7, 2018 3:14 PM AAP urges flu vaccine for kids 6 months and older

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued its annual flu recommendations this week and said that all children ages 6 months and older should receive the vaccine as soon as it becomes available. Citing 179 flu-related child fatalities reported in the 2017-2018 flu season, the AAP said the vaccine “significantly reduces a child’s risk of severe influenza 76

August 31, 2018 6:33 PM Delaware Woman Dies of Rabies in the State's First Case Since 1941

A Delaware woman has died of rabies, and is the first in the state to die of the disease since 1941. The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) said that the unnamed woman had gone to a Delaware hospital in late July after feeling sick, and was quickly moved to a Pennsylvania hospital when her condition deteriorated. She died last week, but test results 105

August 29, 2018 1:59 AM Carey Hart Jokes He and Son 'Are Out Infecting the World' After Revealing Jameson's Illness

After he was criticized for exposing son Jameson’s hand, foot, and mouth disease on Instagram Tuesday, the 43-year-old motocross star hit back at his critics once again. “Jameson and I out infecting the world,” Hart jokingly captioned a photo of the 20-month-old riding in a push car and pointing with his little index finger. Earlier in the day, Hart revealed 86

August 24, 2018 1:01 PM West Nile virus cases in Greece jump in 2018

ATHENS (Reuters) - Eleven people have died and 107 infected by the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Greece so far this summer, authorities said, the highest number of reported cases since 2012. Outbreaks of the West Nile virus have been recorded in Greece since 2010, when they peaked at 262 cases including 35 deaths, according to Greece’s Centre for Disease 106