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September 19, 2018 3:50 PM PLAGUE OUTBREAK: Two dead and six infected in Madagascar amid fears of SPREAD

AN OUTBREAK of plague has killed two people in six weeks in the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, with a further six infected, health officials said on Tuesday, sparking fears the deadly disease could spread quickly. Plague is endemic to the African island, with an estimated 600 cases reported each year, mostly the bubonic variety, which can be treated 5

September 19, 2018 1:41 PM ‘Desperate Khan has LOST CONTROL!’ Sadiq savaged for London bloodbath after 100 killings

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan’s his new violent crime plan has been savaged by a rival member of the capital’s assembly, who claims it is a poor and late attempt at copying his Tory policies. Labour’s Sadiq Khan warned today the surge in violent crime in the capital will not be solved "overnight”, as he unveiled a plan to focus on the bloodshed as a public 8

September 14, 2018 4:16 AM Hurricane Florence latest: Nursing homes EVACUATED as monster storm APPROACHES

NURSING homes across North and South Carolina have been evacuated ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence, in a bid to avoid the tragic deaths which occurred last year when care homes were flooded in Florida during hurricane Irma. South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster called for a “mandatory evacuation” of all nursing homes on the projected path of Hurricane 10

September 13, 2018 12:08 AM Nurse struck off for sex with his patient

A NURSE has been struck off for having sex with a patient. But a fitness to practise hearing found allegations against him proven and that his actions amounted to misconduct. Giving evidence the woman said she had sex with Wallbank in a hotel the evening after being discharged. The Nursing and Midwifery Council panel said his behaviour was an “abuse 7

September 11, 2018 11:43 PM Enhanced flu jab to save 'hundreds of lives'

An enhanced flu jab for elderly people will save hundred of lives this winter, according to Public Health England. The enhanced vaccine that will be given this year contains extra ingredients designed to help aged immune systems develop a stronger defence against flu. It is hoped the "adjuvanted vaccine" will help ease pressures on the health service 5

September 11, 2018 5:04 PM Blackpool monkeypox case confirmed as second in UK

A second case of monkeypox has been identified in the UK, just days after the first was discovered. The patient tested positive at Blackpool Victoria Hospital and had recently travelled to Nigeria where they are believed to have contracted it, Public Health England said. They have been transferred to Liverpool University Hospital for treatment. The rare viral 9

September 7, 2018 5:18 PM Avril Lavigne 'accepted death' while writing new song as singer tells of Lyme disease fight

The singer is returning to the music scene after five years, most of which has been spent bed-ridden as she fights Lyme disease. In a blog, the 33-year-old singer has written an emotional letter to fans, thanking them for their patience as she confirmed her single's release date, marking her comeback. Lavigne, who rose to fame with the single Complicated 10

September 7, 2018 4:13 PM Legionnaire's outbreak at Disneyland

Disneyland fined for Legionnaire's outbreak: Theme park charged $33,000 for dirty cooling systems after 3 employees contracted the disease Disneyland has been fined $33,000 for failing to protect people from Legionnaire's disease. Three employees at the park in Anaheim, California, contracted the life-threatening condition in the last year, with two requiring 8

September 5, 2018 9:27 PM David Lammy dedicates GQ Award to Grenfell and Windrush

David Lammy dedicated his GQ Men Of The Year award to the victims of the Grenfell fire. The Labour MP won the Politician Of The Year prize at the ceremony in London. He said the accolade was dedicated to the people who died in the 2017 fire and the Windrush generation. He said: “I dedicate this award to the 71 people that lost their lives at Grenfell 15

September 5, 2018 1:44 PM Emirates jet met by ambulances and disease experts at JFK after passengers fall ill

The plane is kept away from the terminal as police in masks keep watch and some passengers are taken to hospital. Dozens of vehicles surrounded the aircraft at JFK airport, with people on board reportedly coughing and feverish. Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were called to the scene. The plane - a double-decker Airbus 9