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Orange County schools will remain closed Wednesday and Thursday

Orange County schools will remain closed Wednesday and Thursday

As power is being stored, cleanup akes place and evacuated families make their way home, schools in the region will stay closed until normalcy can restore. The Jan. 8 date, which is the day before kids are scheduled to return from winter break, was already used up two weeks ago when the district had to call off classes due to flooding in Southwest Florida .


Experts Cautious On Flu Vaccine/Miscarriages Study

Experts Cautious On Flu Vaccine/Miscarriages Study

The odds of a miscarriage were higher for women who got a flu shot within the preceding 28 days - but only if they also got the vaccine in the previous year, before becoming pregnant. But he doesn't believe flu shots caused the miscarriages. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which funded the new study and had a presentation on the data in June 2015, posted a website update that said it "has not changed the recommendation for influenza vaccination of pregnant women".


San Diego taking steps to curb homeless problem, hepatitis A outbreak

San Diego taking steps to curb homeless problem, hepatitis A outbreak

Crews will clean the streets again Wednesday and Friday, and then again every other week to attempt to control the outbreak. In an August 31 letter from the county health department, officials asked the city to move forward with the sanitation measures and gave the city five days to respond with a plan, according to the LA Times .


Centre will not regulate fuel prices, says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Centre will not regulate fuel prices, says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today said the Government will adopt immediate measures to check the price of petroleum products. The central government is not considering reducing the excise tax to bring down the skyrocketing prices of petrol and diesel. Mumbai: With the dynamic mechanism of fuel pricing in place, prices have been on a constant rise with petrol prices shooting up by almost Rs 7-8 on Wednesday.


Khamenei calls for action against Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

Khamenei calls for action against Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

A spokesman for the Presidential office said she had called off her trip for two reasons. A crackdown by Myanmar's army, launched in response to Rohingya militant attacks on August 25, has sent some 370,000 Rohingya refugees scrambling across the border to Bangladesh in less than three weeks.