New measles cases in Victoria Melbourne
New measles cases in Victoria
Several measles cases have been confirmed in different Australian states. There were two more ones in Victoria, in Melbourne. These are a little boy and a 20-year-old young man. They have just returned from Nepal. So everyone who was with them in the same airplane has a risk of infecting. Victoria Health urges everyone in Melbourne to renewing vaccines. A period before appearing the symptoms is 18 days. So you might not even know you are infected. Almost all cases of measles last year were in those who had returned from abroad.
The symptoms are cough, sneezing, fever and rash.
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Mad driving in Melbourne
Yesterday police was trying to catch some man in the centre of Melbourne. This man was driving with very high speed, then he stopped, shouted something to the officers and went driving again. Police asked him to stop. They suspected the man in transfering a bomb, so they asked all the people to leave the district and overlapped it. Even all the public transport has been stopped in this area. Their work has been renewed in an hour. Witnesses posted in social media photos of deserted streets.
No one suffered and police are interviewing the suspected man right now. There are still some police officers in the district.
A man is fighting for his life
Two weeks ago a young man was seriously injured in bashing in the South of Melbourne. He was there in the middle of the night when a group of men came up to him and organized bashing. The man received severe injures and was taken to hospital in a serious condition. Now he is fighting for his life.
Police are investigating circumstances of the accident and asking any witnesses to help, especially those who have cars can help with recordings of their dash cams. Officers suppose there were a lot of people in that district at the time of assault.
Postponed classes in Melbourne because of coronavirus
The biggest Australian university which is situated in Melbourne decided to postpone the beginning of classes for two weeks more as they are worried about coronavirus infection in the country. There have been noticed more than 20 cases of infecting in Australia, mostly in New South Wales and several cases are in Victoria.
Monash University in Melbourne is the university with the biggest number of students in Australia. Direction of the educational establishment said they are shocked by such a dangerous illness in the country and are waiting for those students and teachers, who are in affected places. That's why they postponed the beginning of the term to March 16.
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New heat wave for Melbourne
It seems weather in Victoria went mad and meteorologists inform this is only the beginning. Very high level of humidity, hail and dirty flows can take place again. They also told about new heat wave in the state. Western part of Victoria is still suffering because of the bushfires and there is a serious thunderstorm warning for those districts.
Electricity in Melbourne have suffered too, it was turned off because of heat and humidity. So the government ask people in the city to reduce usage of electricity in the evening, as the electric system does not bear high temperature and intensive usage.
So Victoria has to be ready for new weird weather as dirty rains and hail can happen again. Fortunately they are expected to be less intensive.
Tram strikes in Melbourne
Tram drivers have informed about their low salary which is not enough for normal living. This time they decided to protest and quit their trams. It is expected that the drivers would not drive almost all day and all the tourist and Melbourne residents have to look for other transport. So the bus schedule is a bit changed also. Tram drivers wanted to strike one more day but it caused strong criticism. The director of Yarra trams called the protest absolutely unnecessary during Australia Open, t only causes problems and headache, tourists, who came to Australia Open, should feel comfortable in the city. In return, workers say that they did not create any strikes earlier for peace of the residents but now Yarra Trams made them to do it because of lifting the current cap for drivers.
A group of Australian scientists was able to create a deadly coronavirus from China in the laboratory of Melbourne, this discovery will help to quickly find a cure and cure the symptoms that it causes.
A sample of the artificially created “copy” of the coronavirus has been submitted to the World Health Organization and sent to all laboratories that study it.
Scientists are currently testing the virus for antibodies, from which a future vaccine can be collected.
"This is a significant breakthrough, as it will allow for accurate research and diagnosis of coronavirus worldwide," said a member of the team of scientists, Dr. Julian Drews.
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Shooting in Texas A&M’s campus in Commerce claimed two lives.
The Commerce campus A&M in Texas has confirmed that two people died in a shooting at a residence hall on Monday. A third victim of the shooting was taken to the hospital where he is getting treatment for the injuries. The school said in a statement that the incident took place at the Pride Rock Residence Hall.
According to the Associated Press, two women were killed, and a child was wounded in the shooting.
The University canceled the classes for the remaining day and made counselors available for the students and faculty. In the statement, the University said that students, faculty, and staff were instructed to take shelter and asked to stay in place until further notice as a precautionary measure. Shelter-in-place continues for the A&M-Commerce main campus.
Parents of Liam Davies fighting to prevent more deaths from methanol poisoning.
Liam died of methanol poisoning seven years ago. Tim and Lhani Davies, his parents, who hail from Taranaki, have founded the Lifesaving Initiative Against Methanol (L.I.A.M) Charitable Foundation in his memory. The 19-year-old died in the hospital from methanol poisoning after he drank vodka and lime mix laced with the chemical at Rudy’s Bar on Gili Island that is located off the northwest tip of Lombok, Indonesia.
He was rushed to a hospital in Indonesia where he died. The bar manager was sentenced for 12 months in Jail, and the bar paid $30,000 to authorities and sold his properties before vanishing. Lhani said since Liam's death, more than 8000 Indonesian doctors and nurses had been trained to identify the symptoms of methanol poisoning and how to treat it, and ethanol had been introduced as a metabolic blocker, which buys the body time to get other treatment.
Attack on the 71-year-old
Yesterday in the morning a couple was walking in the centre of Adelaide, when some man came up to them to ask something and suddenly attacked a 71-year-old man with a hammer. There were some witnesses, who helped. The victim's wife began to protect her husband and the attacker bit her arm. Anyway witnesses succeeded to stop and catch the offender. They say he was 'filled with ferocity'.
The victim has been given the first aid and taken to the hospital with injures of the head. Nothing threatens his life. The attacker is in custody now and is going to face the court soon. Police is to find out his motives.
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Волейболистки «Минчанки» вышли в четвертьфинал
В ответном матче 1/8 финала Кубка чемпионата Европы «Минчанка» обыграла боснийского «Брчко» (3: 1) и вышла в следующий раунд турнира, сообщает корреспондент .
Первая встреча команд состоялась в Минске 2 недели назад. Тогда ученики Виктора Гончарова одержали сокрушительную победу - 3: 0. Чтобы выйти в четвертьфинал белорусской команды, достаточно было даже проиграть со счетом 2: 3. Напомним, что в Кубке EKV 3 очка присуждаются за победные результаты 3: 0 и 3: 1, за победу 3: 2 стоит 2 очка, потеря 2: 3 - 1 очко и 0: 3 - 0 баллов.
Матч в Брчко начался под диктовку хозяйки. Они проявили инициативу и направили практически весь стартовый сет. Однако «Минканке» наконец-то удалось сравнять счет и сохранить финальные ничьи выше всяких похвал (25:21). Вторая партия развивалась по схожему сценарию, и ее результат был аналогичным (25:21). Дело было сделано службами Гончарова. Они проиграли следующий сет своим соперникам (22:25), а затем прекратили противостояние - 25:15.
Gujarat: 25-yr-old held for ‘raping’ 11-year-old girl in Amreli
A 25-year-elderly person was captured on Monday for purportedly assaulting an 11-year-old young lady in Amreli on Sunday night.
As per police, an objection was held up by the young lady's parents with the nearby police headquarters on Monday early daytime following which he was captured.
The young lady's dad functions as an auto-rickshaw driver, while her mom is employed as a house help.
"Around Sunday 12 PM, my little girl revealed to me that the blamed had requested that she meet him toward the evening near a temple in our village around 9 pm. At the point when my little girl went there, he took her to a dimly lit area and raped her. He at that point undermined her not to uncover the episode to anybody. My little girl at that point fled from the spot,'' said the young lady's mom in her objection.
"In view of the objection held up by the young lady's parents, we booked the charged under the Indian Penal Code segments 376 for assault and 506 for criminal terrorizing alongside segments of Protection of Children against Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act," the police inspector probing the case said.
Новенький сборной Беларуси по хоккею стал ее капитаном
На предстоящем международном турнире нападающий «Череповца» «Северсталь» Владислав Кодола был назначен капитаном сборной Беларуси, сообщили корреспонденту в пресс-службе Федерации хоккея Минск.
На счету 23-летнего Кодола - 51 игра для «Северстали» в текущем регулярном сезоне КХЛ и 16 набранных очков (5 голов и 11 передач) с показателем полезности -3. В среднем игрок провел на площадке 16 минут. 34 сек
Отметим, для Владислава нынешнее прибытие в сборную - первое в его карьере. До этого нападающий неоднократно вызывался в белорусские сборные по возрасту, но так и не пришел. В то же время он провел несколько встреч с олимпийской сборной России.
Помощниками Кодолы в команде станут защитники Андрей Антонов (Юность-Минск) и Дмитрий Знахаренко (Динамо-Минск).
Напомним, что 6 и 7 февраля национальная команда будет соревноваться в турнире на Кубок Кауфланд в словацком Попраде. В первый день подопечные Михаила Захарова сыграют с хозяевами соревнований, а во второй день - с олимпийской сборной России.