MERS: Low transmissibility, dangerous illness

The MERS coronavirus has caused disease outbreaks across the Arabian Peninsula and spread to Europe several times. The severe pneumonia virus has claimed the lives of several hundred people since its discovery in 2012. An international team of researchers led by virologists from the University of Bonn have now come to the conclusion, through direct observation, that the rate of human transmission is low. Still, a third of infected persons with symptoms die.

Source EurekAleert! MERS: Low transmissibility, dangerous illness

Managing coasts under threat from climate change and sea-level rise

Coastal regions under threat from climate change and sea-level rise need to tackle the more immediate threats of human-led and other non-climatic changes, according to a team of international scientists.

Source EurekAlert! Managing coasts under threat from climate change and sea-level rise

Meaningful relationships can help you thrive

Deep and meaningful relationships play a vital role in overall well-being. A paper published in Personality and Social Psychology Review provides an important perspective on thriving through relationships, emphasizes two types of support that relationships provide, and illuminates aspects where further study is necessary.

Source EurekAlert! Meaningful relationships can help you thrive   

 

Prevent premature deaths from heart failure, urges the Heart Failure Association

The Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology is calling for global policy change relating to heart failure. An international white paper, ‘Heart failure: preventing disease and death worldwide,’ was published in May 2014.

Source EurekAlert! Prevent premature deaths from heart failure, urges the Heart Failure Association

Public Advisory: Repairs Scheduled for the Outer Ring Road

Transportation and Works

The Department of Transportation and Works is advising motorists that on Tuesday, September 2 repairs will begin to the overpass above Groves Road on the Outer Ring Road. The repairs are expected to take three to four weeks and require traffic to be reduced to one lane.

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Source:: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

    

Public Advisory: Repairs Scheduled for the Outer Ring Road

Transportation and Works

The Department of Transportation and Works is advising motorists that on Tuesday, September 2 repairs will begin to the overpass above Groves Road on the Outer Ring Road. The repairs are expected to take three to four weeks and require traffic to be reduced to one lane.

…read more

Source:: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

    

Public Advisory: Residents and Municipalities Advised to Prepare for Rapid Tide-Like Changes

Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs

Fire and Emergency Services–Newfoundland and Labrador (FES-NL) is monitoring Hurricane Cristobal. The recent update by the Canadian Hurricane Centre advises residents in coastal areas on the eastern portion of the island to watch for changing elevations in water levels outside of the natural high and low tide cycle.

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Source:: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

    

Public Advisory: Residents and Municipalities Advised to Prepare for Rapid Tide-Like Changes

Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs

Fire and Emergency Services–Newfoundland and Labrador (FES-NL) is monitoring Hurricane Cristobal. The recent update by the Canadian Hurricane Centre advises residents in coastal areas on the eastern portion of the island to watch for changing elevations in water levels outside of the natural high and low tide cycle.

…read more

Source:: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

    

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