March, 2017

State of emergency declared in New York over H1N1 swine flu virus

Thursday, October 29, 2009 According to US health officials, New York state governor David Paterson has declared a state of emergency in the state as a result of the H1N1 swine flu outbreak. The Associated Press news agency reports that the six-page declaration was issued because at least 75 people have died of H1N1 related […]

Kenya government fires health worker strikers over failure to ‘report back to work’

Saturday, March 10, 2012 The Kenyan government has dismissed 25,000 striking health workers, mostly nurses, citing failure to heed government orders to recommence work and concern for the welfare of hospital patients. Speaking on behalf of the government, Alfred Mutua stated the workers were dismissed “illegally striking” and “[defying] the directive … to report back […]

Nationalised bank Northern Rock sold to Virgin Money

Sunday, January 1, 2012 Today Virgin Money finalised a deal with the British Government to acquire the nationalised Newcastle upon Tyne-based bank Northern Rock for £747 million. During 2012, the bank will be rebranded as a Virgin company and the current Northern Rock customers will become customers of the enlarged Virgin Money. The Northern Rock […]

How To Avoid Visits To An Emergency Dentist}

How to Avoid Visits to an Emergency Dentist by Arthur Kezian If you are suffering from acute dental pain in the middle of the night then you will need the services of emergency dentist Los Angeles. They will take steps to provide immediate relief from pain and then make a careful assessment of your case […]