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Orioles Lose Early Lead; Comeback Falls Short Against Royals

Orioles Lose Early Lead; Comeback Falls Short Against Royals

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jone misses a double hit by Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield during the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. Hosmer doubled to start the second and scored on Salvador Perez's single. Hosmer reached base four times on Saturday, and his average is up to.299.



Ebola outbreak declared after three die in DRC

The last Ebola epidemic, in West Africa from 2014 to 2016, killed more than 11,000 people. Describing the outbreak as "a public health crisis of worldwide importance", the WHO said that teams of experts from UNICEF, the U.S. Congo has had seven known Ebola outbreaks in the past, including one in 2014 with several dozen cases. A spokesperson of the WHO, Eric Kabambi, has assured there is no cause for alarm since "the case is in a very remote zone, very forested".



Nations grapple with massive cyberattack as more threats loom

Cyber extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments to spam emails that seemed to contain invoices, job offers, security warnings and other legitimate files. "We are implementing remediation steps as quickly as possible", it said in a statement. Britain's National Health Service was today facing its gravest crisis since its creation in 1948 with the global cyber attack closing down scores of hospitals, thousands of patients' appointments being cancelled, ...


Some ticks found to carry virus worse than Lyme disesase

Some ticks found to carry virus worse than Lyme disesase

The list of cases through 2015, per the CDC include: ME (2); Massachussetts (8), Minnesota (20), New Hampshire (1), New Jersey (3), NY (16), Pennsylvania (1), Virginia (1) and Wisconsin (16). Use 20 to 30% DEET or picaridin products on skin, and permethrin products on your clothes. - Treat clothes (especially trousers, socks, and shoes) with permethrin, which kills ticks on contact or buy clothes that are pre-treated.



Large brush fire closes portion of I-75 in North Port

The blaze began burning around 1 p.m., the State forest service said. Get great content delivered straight to your inbox every morning Monday-Friday at 8:00am, just a click away, Sign Up Now. All lanes from Kings Highway (Exit 170) to Toledo Blade (Exit 179) in Port Charlotte are closed off. The interstate remained shut down in both directions.


No need for travel restrictions in Congo Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization says

No need for travel restrictions in Congo Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization says

The Health minister directed all Nigerian health workers to maintain a high index of suspicion, by screening all fevers for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers . The 2014 outbreak in DRC was unconnected to the epidemic in West Africa, which killed thousands and became the worst Ebola outbreak on record. MSF says that the symptoms are non-specific, making the disease hard to diagnose.