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Biden slips, Harris climbs after first Democratic debates

Biden slips, Harris climbs after first Democratic debates

In the Quinnipiac poll, released on Tuesday, Biden narrowly came in first with 22 percent but was nearly tied with Harris, who received 20 percent. Among people who didn't watch and heard little to nothing about the debates, Mr. When the candidates' standings were broken down based on who watched the debate, Warren and Harris lead the group. Following close behind are Harris at 18 percent and Biden, the onetime Democrat frontrunner, at 17 percent. Read More

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Trump, Biden Hold Dueling Rallies in Iowa

Trump, Biden Hold Dueling Rallies in Iowa

White House correspondent Joe Johns asked Sanders to comment on The New York Times' report Monday that,"after being briefed on a devastating 17-state poll conducted by his campaign pollster, Tony Fabrizio, Mr. COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa- President Donald Trump is going to be talking about lifting restriction on ethanol in the city Tuesday, June 11. One prominent absence was Biden, who leads in just about every national poll. Read More

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NIH calls for renewed focus on measles vaccinations following outbreaks

NIH calls for renewed focus on measles vaccinations following outbreaks

In 2014, the nation experienced its current record number of measles cases post-2000 eradication with a total of 667 confirmed reports. CDC has reported that outbreaks of mumps have also been reported in the United States this year. The vaccine was licensed and then used as part of a vaccination program. The Health Department took the unusual step earlier this month of issuing an emergency order requiring unvaccinated people in affected neighborhoods to get the measles, mumps and ... Read More

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Mnuchin postpones decision on handing over Trump tax returns

Mnuchin postpones decision on handing over Trump tax returns

Neal argued in this second letter that the law granting him the authority to request tax documents is "Unambiguous and raises no complicated legal issues that warrant supervision or review by" the Justice or Treasury Departments. "That really doesn't pass the laugh test in the current political climate when we know the president may have something to hide from the American people". Read More

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Robert Francis

Robert Francis "Beto" says he was ‘Born’ for 2020

As with much else about O'Rourke, it's hard to say if his manner of speaking is born out of honest enthusiasm or if he's been made aware of studies like that and is attempting to work it into the packaging of himself as a candidate. "If you don't end up being the nominee, let's have none of this lingering acrimony after the nominee has been selected", New Jersey Sen. "The current president says he doesn't believe in climate change...how could we, who used to be the indispensable nation, be ... Read More

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B.C. looking into vaccination registry due to measles outbreak: health minister

B.C. looking into vaccination registry due to measles outbreak: health minister

When an infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes, the virus spreads through the air and can survive in small droplets in the air for several hours. "What we are doing now is health center-based, which is phase one of the immunization for children from six-month-old to five-year-old; school-based, which is phase two for children above five-year-old; and home or health center-based, which is the third phase for adult", he added. Read More

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This season’s flu shot far more effective than last year’s, researchers find

This season’s flu shot far more effective than last year’s, researchers find

But California officials said Friday that 119 people have died of flu this season. However, Skowronski said people interested in the vaccine are still encouraged to get it earlier in the season before the annual flu peak. Skowronski said children have been disproportionately affected by influenza this year, with kids under age nine making up 28 per cent of the 661 cases analyzed for vaccine effectiveness, even though children comprise only about 10 per cent of the country's population. Read More

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Woman dies from brain-eating amoeba after using neti pot

Cope said all three amoeba types have similar rates of prevalence, but Balamuthia mandrillaris is the least-recognized among the medical community because it is rarely documented, providing limited opportunity for research. Although extremely rare, B. mandrillari is deadly, with nearly 90 percent of cases of infection resulting in death. According to the CDC , the amoeba was discovered in 1986 and officially declared a new species in 1993. Read More

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CDC investigating mysterious polio-like illness in New Hampshire

CDC investigating mysterious polio-like illness in New Hampshire

Acute flaccid myelitis ( AFM ) resembles polio in that it causes paralysis and mostly affects children, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) has ruled out polio as a potential cause, STAT reports . The agency has not yet confirmed whether the New Hampshire patient, a juvenile from Rockingham County, contracted AFM or if it is another illness, said Jake Leon, a spokesman for the state Department of Health and Human Services. Read More

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Louisiana, Mississippi top nation in worst West Nile illness

Louisiana, Mississippi top nation in worst West Nile illness

Avoid being outside at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active if possible. You should wear loose-fitting and long-sleeved clothing. Use mosquito repellents containing DEET, making sure to follow the directions on the container. Agriculture officials say the spread of the virus in horses can be prevented with proper vaccination. Residents need to take basic precautions to protect themselves from mosquito bites, including draining water from garbage cans, gutters or any other containers ... Read More

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