Obesity may also impact flu transmission, not just severity of illness

Obesity increases a person’s risk for severe complications from influenza, including hospitalization and even death. It may also play a role in how flu spreads, according to a new study. The findings suggest that obese adults infected with flu shed the virus for a longer time than adults who are not obese, potentially increasing the opportunity for the infection to spread to others.
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Another mystery illness rocks England after spy's poisoning

  1. Another mystery illness rocks England after spy’s poisoning  Los Angeles Times
  2. Two Collapse Near Earlier Poisoning, Spurring Major British Response  New York Times
  3. New incident near scene of Sergei Skripal attack leaves 2 critically ill  NBCNews.com
  4. Amesbury substance: Paramedics wore hazmat suits  Sky News
  5. Video shows moment ‘poisoned’ man is stretchered off by paramedics in Hazmat suits  Metro
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Another mystery illness rocks England after spy's poisoning

  1. Another mystery illness rocks England after spy’s poisoning  ABC News
  2. New incident near scene of Sergei Skripal attack leaves 2 critically ill  NBCNews.com
  3. Counter terror police join probe into Amesbury, England, couple’s mystery illness  CBS News
  4. Amesbury substance: Where are police investigating?  Sky News
  5. Amesbury pair could’ve been poisoned with SAME nerve agent used on Skripals – as terror cops brought in  The Sun
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Counter terror police join probe into UK couple's mystery illness

  1. Counter terror police join probe into UK couple’s mystery illness  CBS News
  2. Two hospitalised near nerve agent poisoning site in England  Yahoo News
  3. Unknown substance leaves two people critically ill near Salisbury, British police say  Reuters
  4. ‘Curiouser and Curiouser’: Salisbury, the Skripals & the epic failure of the British Fairy Tale  RT
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Cuba says cause of US diplomats' illness still a mystery

Cuba says cause of US diplomats' illness still a mysteryCuban authorities on Sunday said they remained baffled by a mystery ailment that has afflicted numerous US diplomats on the island, with the latest case reported last month. More than 20 US officials posted in Havana have suffered injuries consistent with brain injury, which the US State Department has said could have been the result of a “health attack,” from an unidentified secret weapon, possibly an acoustic or microwave device. The bulk of cases took place between the end of 2016 and the summer of 2017, with symptoms including hearing loss, cognitive impairment, vertigo, insomnia or vision problems.


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