Flu outbreak already reported in 36 states, CDC says12/30/2017 04:00Arkansas is one of 23 states where influenza activity is rated as widespread by the Centers for Disease Control. The three- and four-part vaccines offered this season protect against two influenza type A viruses, including H3N2, and two influenza type B viruses.The same strain was primarily responsible for sickening more than 1,000 people in Australia, where health officials estimated that vaccines only prevented some 10 percent of strains...
The World Health Organization could classify 'gaming disorder' as an official condition12/29/2017 04:00In the USA, 63 percent of households include at least one frequent gamer, according to 2016's Essential Facts about the Computer and Video Game Industry report. The behaviour pattern is of sufficient severity to result in significant impairment in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other important areas of functioning...
Library of Congress to End Wide-Ranging Twitter Archiving12/28/2017 04:00"In April, 2010, the Library of Congress and Twitter signed an agreement providing the Library the public tweet text from the company's inception through the date of the agreement, an archive of tweets from 2006 through April 2010. With social media now established, the Library is bringing its collecting practice more in line with its collection policies...
Vijay Rupani sworn in as CM of Gujarat12/27/2017 04:00Governor O P Kohli administered the oath of office and secrecy to Rupani (61) and the other ministers at the ceremony, which was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and the chief ministers of the BJP- ruled states.This time, south Gujarat has got a Cabinet berth for Ganpat Vasava from Mangrol and Ministers of State Ishwar Parmar from Bardoli, Ramanlal Patkar from Umargaon and Ishwarsinh Patel from Ankleshwar, other than Kishore Kanani from Varachha...
Thomas Fire Is California's Biggest In Recorded History At 273000 Acres12/26/2017 04:00A sprawling Southern California wildfire that has been burning through rugged, drought-parched coastal terrain since December 4 has become the largest on record in the state, state fire officials said on Friday. A train of personnel move along setting the fire making sure no fire jumps our control line or gets out of hand, Vaccaro said...