Vietnam reports H5N1 fatality

first_imgJan 23, 2008 (CIDRAP News) – Health officials in Vietnam said today that a 32-year-old man has died of H5N1 avian influenza, signaling the country’s first reported case and death of the new year.The man was from northern Vietnam’s Tuyen Quang province, about 50 miles northwest of Hanoi, the Associated Press (AP) reported today. If his case is confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO), he will be listed as Vietnam’s 102nd case-patient and its 48th fatality from the disease.To Doan Hong, of the provincial Preventive Medicine Center, told the AP that the man died last week, 2 days after he was admitted to the nation’s tropical disease hospital in Hanoi. Hong said the man got sick after slaughtering and cooking geese and chickens that had died on his backyard farm on Jan 9, according to the AP report. Samples from poultry were also positive for the virus, he said.Samples from the man’s family and neighbors have tested negative for the H5N1 virus, and officials have disinfected the man’s house, along with areas in his neighborhood, Hong told the AP.Tuyen Quang is one of four provinces that are currently on the Vietnamese government’s avian flu watch list, the AP report said.Vietnam’s last human H5N1 case was confirmed by the WHO on Dec 28. The patient was a 4-year-old boy from Son La province who died on Dec 16 after 5 days in the hospital. The WHO had said the source of the boy’s infection was still under investigation. The country has the second-highest avian flu case count, after Indonesia.In other developments, the WHO today confirmed Indonesia’s latest H5N1 case, that of a 32-year-old man from Tangerang, a suburb of Jakarta, who is being treated in a Jakarta hospital. His case raises the WHO’s H5N1 count for Indonesia to 120 cases with 97 deaths; the global count is 352 cases with 219 deaths.The man got sick on Jan 13 and was hospitalized 6 days later, according to a statement from the WHO. Investigators are trying to determine the source of his infection. According to a report yesterday from Indonesia’s National Committee for Avian Influenza Control and Pandemic Influenza Preparedness, the man is a sales executive at an automobile company.See also:Jan 23 WHO statementJan 22 CIDRAP News story “Indonesia reports another H5N1 case”last_img read more

Exposed: the secrets of millions of lease contracts

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Lyon president offers Arsenal hope of signing Houssem Aouar but sets deadline

first_img Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 30 Sep 2020 6:24 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link8.2kShares The Gunners also admire Thomas Partey (Picture: Getty Images)Lyon are believed to be holding out for a fee in the region of £46m for their star midfielder who propelled them to the Champions League semi-finals last season.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAouar, Memphis Depay and former Arsenal midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide have all been linked with moves away from the club, and Aulas admitted two players could leave before Friday evening.Speaking at a press conference for the announcement of new midfield signing Lucas Paqueta from AC Milan on Wednesday, Aulas said: ‘From Friday evening, when Rudi [Garcia] will choose his squad vs Marseille, there will be no departures.‘We could see ourselves lose two players.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalJuventus and Manchester City are the other two clubs linked with a move for Aouar.Aulas confirmed that three top clubs are keen on their star midfielder, but reiterated none of them have matched Lyon’s valuation as of yet.‘We know that three big clubs are interested in him, two in the short-term, 1 in the long-term,’ he added.‘Not much has happened. All the clubs can’t give us financially what Lyon wants.’MORE: Arsenal respond to rumours Ainsley Maitland-Niles could be joining Manchester UnitedMORE: Arsenal issue positive injury updates ahead of Liverpool Carabao Cup clashFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and InstagramFor more stories like this, check our sport page Advertisement Arsenal want Aouar at the Emirates (Picture: Getty Images)Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has offered Arsenal hope of signing Houssem Aouar, setting a deadline of Friday evening for any departures and admitting the club may ‘lose two players’ before then.Mikel Arteta is pursuit of a central midfielder to bolster his options in the middle of the park, an area in which the north London club have been light in recent years.The Gunners have already had two bids for Aouar turned down, with the latest said to be a £32 million offer. Comment Lyon president offers Arsenal hope of signing Houssem Aouar but sets deadline Advertisementlast_img read more

Australian state declares emergency

first_imgAustralia has been battling wildfiresacross much of its east coast for weeks, leaving six people dead, over 680homes destroyed and nearly 3-million acres (1.2-million hectares) of bushlandburnt.(Reuters) The state of emergency declarationgave firefighters broad powers to control government resources, forceevacuations, close roads and shut down utilities across New South Wales, whichis home to over 7-million people. SYDNEY – Australia’s most populousstate declared its second emergency on Thursday as extreme heat stoked over 100bushfires, including three major blazes on Sydney’s doorstep. Authorities said nearly 120 firesremained ablaze by late afternoon. Rural Fire Service crews engage in property protection of a number of homes along the Old Hume Highway near the town of Tahmoor as the Green Wattle Creek Fire threatens a number of communities in the southwest of Sydney, Australia on Dec. 19. AAP IMAGE/DEAN LEWINS/VIA REUTERS last_img read more

Cricket News WATCH VIDEO – Shikhar Dhawan counters short ball by playing tennis and cricket in practice

first_imgDhawan scored a quickfire 32 in the Adelaide ODI against AustraliaDhawan ended 2018 as the leading run-getter in T20IsIndia are aiming to end historic tour with win in MCG New Delhi: Australia is currently gripped with cricket and the Australian Open. The Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Rod Laver Arena are close to each other and it gives sporting fans a great opportunity to witness both marquee events. However, Shikhar Dhawan, the left-handed opener for India has decided to get the best of both sports and is apparently inspired by the action which is going on at the Rod Laver Arena. In the practice session before the Melbourne ODI, Dhawan used tennis and cricket to get his batting in order. In a video uploaded on Cricket Australia, Dhawan was seen practising the short ball and utilised the values of tennis in order to prepare for the bouncer barrage that he could be confronted in the game in Melbourne.When asked about the drill, Dhawan explained that it was a method to counter the short ball. “The drill is to keep my muscle memory and reflexes quick for bouncers as Australia has fast bowlers. As an opener, I make sure that my reflexes are quick and my decision making becomes even strong. It is a repetitive drill. I like doing it. Anywhere we play nowadays, two bouncers are allowed. It is a good weapon for bowlers and it is a good opportunity to score runs off bouncers,” Dhawan said.In the video, MS Dhoni smashed a forehand and Dhawan responded by pulling the short ball on leg stump. The bowling coach also gave some forehands to which Dhawan played with a certain degree of ease. It is a well-known fact that Dhawan sometimes struggles against the short ball and the Delhi left-hander wants to counter the bouncer barrage and score some runs in a quick manner. In the past, videos have emerged from Australia where opposition team batsmen combat the extra bounce on offer by banging balls on a concrete slab placed in the middle of the practice strip. For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. highlights Dhawan showed glimpses of his good form in the ODI in Adelaide when he smashed 32 off 28 balls. He had a magnificent time in the Twenty20 series as he ended 2018 with a record tally of runs, managing 676 runs and creating a world record for most runs in a calendar year. in Twenty20 Internationals. Dhawan would be hoping to end the tour on the ultimate high with a match-winning knock in Melbourne, his new home away from home.A solid show from Dhawan will put him in a great frame of mind as they look to put in a better show in the upcoming five-match ODI series against New Zealand which begins on January 23.last_img read more

Other Sports India End World Athletics Championships With No Medals But Three Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Doha: Asian champion Gopi Thonakal finished 21st in the men’s marathon race as India ended their World Athletics Championships campaign with mixed results in Doha on Sunday. Laggards at the world stage, the 27-member Indian team was not expected to win any medal but it performed better than expected in this world championships with three finalists — in mixed 4x400m relay, men’s 3000m steeplechase and women’s javelin throw. Long jumper Anju Bobby George’s bronze in Paris in 2003 still remained India’s only medal at the showpiece event.  Out of the three finals, steeplechaser Avinash Sable and the mixed 4x400m relay team booked Tokyo Olympics quotas while javelin thrower Annu Rani finished a creditable eight. Annu became the first Indian woman to qualify for javelin throw finals while Avinash broke his own national record twice in three days.India had three finalists in the 2015 edition in Beijing while only one Indian made it to the finals in the last edition in London in 2017. The 31-year-old Gopi clocked 2 hours 15 minute 57 seconds to end among the top half of 55 runners who completed the race on the Corniche under 29 degree Celcius temperature and around 50 per cent humidity.   73 athletes had started the race which began just before midnight out of which 18 did not finish. Gopi, who had won the Asian marathon title in China in 2017 with a time of 2:15:48, has a season’s best of 2:13:39 — also his personal best — which he had clocked in Seoul in March. He had finished 25th at the 2016 Rio Olympics and 28th in 2017 World Championships. He had gone to this World Championships with an aim of qualifying for the 2020 Olympics but he failed to touch the 2:11:30 qualifying mark.  Also Read | Avinash Sable Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics Despite Poor Show In World Athletics ChampionshipLelisa Desisa and Mosinet Geremew led an Ethiopian one-two, clocking 2:10:40 and 2:10:44 respectively while Kenya’s Amos Kipruto took the bronze with 2:10:51. On Saturday, the Indian men’s and women’s 4x400m relay teams produced disappointing performances while javelin thrower Shivpal Singh came a cropper as they crashed out of the World Championships.  The women’s quartet of Jisna Mathew, MR Poovamma, VK Vismaya and Venkatesan Subha clocked 3 minutes 29.42 seconds to finish sixth in the heat number one and 11th overall in the first round heats to fail to qualify for the finals. Later, the men’s team of Amoj Jacob, Muhammed Anas, K Suresh Jeevan and Noah Nirmal Tom ran 3:03.09 to finish seventh in heat number 2 and 13th overall out of 16 countries to crash out of the championships. The top three in each of the two heats and the next two fastest teams qualify for the finals.  Also Read | Tejinder Pal Singh Toor, Jinson Johnson Crash Out Of World Athletics ChampionshipThe women’s quartet, however, bettered the earlier season’s best of 3:31.93 clocked during the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan, in May. With the disappointing performances, India’s hopes of reaching the finals and booking Olympic berths in men’s and women’s 4x400m relay events went up in smoke. Earlier, Shivpal Singh also failed to qualify for the finals of the men’s javelin throw event as he finished 24th overall in the qualification round. Shivpal produced a best throw of 78.97m from his three attempts to finish 10th in the Group A qualification round.  The 24-year-old Indian, who has a personal and season’s best of 86.23m, opened with a 75.91m before coming up with 78.97m. Shivpal’s third attempt was a foul as he crashed out of the championships with a disappointing performance. Those who touched the automatic qualifying mark of 84m or at least 12 best performers made it to the finals.  Defending champion Johannes Vetter of Germany led the finalists with a best throw of 89.35m.last_img read more

WWE Draft: Seth Rollins-Roman Reigns to face off for number one pick

first_imgLast Updated: 11th October, 2019 21:22 IST WWE Draft: Seth Rollins-Roman Reigns To Face Off For Number One Pick In the upcoming Draft, Rollins is scheduled to face his former Shield teammate Roman Reigns to earn the first overall pick for the corresponding brand. First Published: 11th October, 2019 21:21 IST Also Read l WWE 2K20 news: All you need to know about the upcoming WWE gameWWE Mock Draft 2019The first set of the draft will be released on SmackDown on Friday, October 11, 2019. And the second Draft will release on Raw on Monday, October 14, 2019. While the previous draft didn’t have a big effect on the company, this draft, however, is really important. This year’s draft is being marketed as Fox vs USA Network rather than Raw vs SmackDown. With the draft just around, fans have made their picks. Here are some of the wrestlers who should be moved from Raw to SmackDown or vice versa.Also Read l WWE: Top five cruiser-weight championsShould move to SmackDown: Sasha Banks, Brock Lesnar (c), Shinsuke Nakamura, Sami Zayn (c), Daniel Bryan, King Corbin, Rey Mysterio, Dana Brooke, New Day.Should move to Raw: Roman Reigns, Randy Orton, Cesaro, Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross, The OC with AJ Styles [c].Also Read l WWE News: Baron Corbin wants a championship match at WrestleMania 36 This week’s WWE SmackDown will see the much-awaited WWE Draft officially commence. WWE will have a completely different look after the release of upcoming WWE Draft, which is scheduled happen in two episodes. The movie will see much shifts in alliances and loyalties as the pick will affects the ongoing events. The last time when the drafts happened in 2016, the first pick for RAW was Seth Rollins and SmackDown chose former WWE wrestler Dean Ambrose.Also Read l Ronda Rousey: What led to the fighter’s UFC downfall, WWE and moreIn the upcoming Draft, Rollins is scheduled to face his former Shield Teammate Roman Reigns to earn the first overall pick for the corresponding brand. Rollins will once again represent Raw while the Big Dog will represent SmackDown. Their match is scheduled to take place in the opening minutes of SmackDown. The stakes of the match are high as the duo themselves have a controversial past. WATCH US LIVE LIVE TV Adil Khan SUBSCRIBE TO US Written By COMMENT FOLLOW USlast_img read more

BetConstruct to provide poker software under MGA licence

first_img Kansspelautoriteit enters into MoU with Malta Gaming Authority August 28, 2020 Share StumbleUpon Share Submit TVBET passes GLI test for five live games in Malta and Italy August 25, 2020 Soft2Bet continues new market drive with Irokobet launch August 26, 2020 Related Articles BetConstruct has continued to sweep up accreditation from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) after securing approval to add poker to its set of licensed products.The developer and provider of online and land-based gaming solutions has confirmed that it has been granted an approval from the MGA to add the poker vertical (type 3) under both B2C and B2B licences. This is a perfect addition to BetConstruct’s MGA licences, which were already covering sports betting and the provision of fantasy sports.Earlier this year, the company also secured approval from the regulator for its B2C operation to add the casino vertical (type 1), which enables games from well-known Malta-based casino providers.Upon making this announcement in May, BetConstruct Head of Licensing and Certification Karine Kocharyan said that it was an excellent opportunity for its partners to use a “fully-fledged white label offering through one skin”, while teasing the addition of poker – something that has come to fruition just five months on.“We are very pleased to secure Online Poker Licence as a result of the continuous development and improvement of our software,” commented Vigen Badalyan, BetConstruct Founder and CEO. “Meeting high technical standards of MGA, we now offer to build on high game profiles and attract maximum player numbers with our Poker Software. “European operators can take full advantage of our system providing increased levels of protection for novice players from losing their bankroll to far more experienced players and advanced game functionality including multi-table play for professional players.”last_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Friday, Oct. 10 – Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

first_imgWellington Police notes for Friday, Oct. 10 – Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014: Friday, October 10, 2014•9:23 a.m. Officers investigated burglary and criminal damage to property in the 900 block N. Woodlawn, Wellington.•9:23 a.m. Officers investigated burglary and criminal damage to property in the 300 block N. Woodlawn, Wellington.•9:43 p.m. Officers investigated a burglary in the 100 block N. Bright, Wellington.•11:30 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of batteries/cables in the 1500 block N. H, Wellington.•9:51 p.m. Dawn M. Kent, 27, Wellington was arrested, charged and bonded with driving while license is suspended and defective headlamp. Saturday, October 11, 2014•8:47 a.m. Officers investigated a burglary and criminal damage to property in the 1900 block N. H, Wellington.•8:47 a.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to property in these 1500 block N. H, Wellington.•9:57 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of musical instruments in the 400 block N. Olive, Wellington.•10 a.m. Officers took a report of found ceramic figurines in the 900 block N. Woodlawn, Wellington.•11:35 a.m. Officers investigated a theft and probation violation of a known suspect in the 400 block N. F, Wellington.•1:05 p.m. Injury accident in the 800 block W. U.S. 160, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by Paul R. Terrel, 48, Wellington, fixed object/street signs owned by the city of Wellington and fixed object/mail box owned by Greg Elkins, Wellington.•1:08 p.m. Paul R. Terrel, 48, Wellington was referred for driving under the influence.•2 p.m. Juvenile, male, 15, Wellington was detained and transported to juvenile detention.•2:20 p.m. Officers investigated harassment by telecom device by a known suspect in the 1100 block W. 8th, Wellington.•6:27 p.m. Officers investigated a burglary of video games in the 2000 block E. 16th, Wellington.•Jerry Myers, 70, Wellington was served a summons to appear for failure to dispose of rubbish. Sunday, October 12, 2014•1:08 a.m. Travis G. Deakins, 31, Wellington was arrested, charged and bonded with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license is revoked and improper turn signal.•3:40 a.m. Christopher J. Deffenbaugh, 27, Argonia, was arrested, charged and bonded with driving while license is suspended – second offense.•8:45 a.m. Officers investigated a burglary and criminal damage to property in the 200 block W. Botkin, Wellington.•11:55 p.m. Kevin C. Weaver, 34, Wellington was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of Alcohol, second offense and refusal to submit to a preliminary breath test.last_img read more

Police in Pembroke Pines investigate after dead body found inside home

first_imgPembroke Pines Police officers are currently investigating the death of a man who was found deceased inside of a home Sunday.Officials say they were called to a home in the area of  Southwest 100th Avenue and Sixth Court around 9:30 pm and when they arrived, they found a man dead inside the home.Not much is known about the incident at this time, but authorities are continuing to investigate.If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to contact Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.last_img