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Connecticut woman dies from tick-borne Powassan virus

A Connecticut woman in her 90s died last month of tick-borne Powassan virus, the Confirmation from the Connecticut Department of Public Health Tuesday. The woman fell ill in early May with symptoms including fever, altered mental status, headache, chills, chest pain and nausea, the department said. She had a tick removed two weeks before her …

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The woman was 90 years old and was in New London County, which borders Rhode Island.  Doctors said she died two weeks after being admitted to hospital when she became 'unresponsive'.  She tested positive for the Powassan virus which is transmitted to humans by deer or blacklegged ticks (pictured above)

Connecticut woman in her 90s dies after testing positive for rare tick-borne Powassan virus

Connecticut woman in her 90s dies after testing positive for rare tick-borne Powassan virus a month after being bitten The woman was in her 90s and in New London County which borders Rhode Island Health chiefs said she was admitted to hospital with fever, headache, chest pain and ‘altered mental status’ two weeks after being …

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Jim Seals, one half of a popular 1970s soft-rock duo, dies at 79

Jim Seals, one half of Seals & Crofts, a soft-rock duo who enjoyed a string of hits in the 1970s, including Top 10 singles ‘Summer Breeze’ and ‘Diamond Girl’, died Monday at his home of Nashville. He was 79 years old. His wife, Ruby Jean Seals, said the cause was an unspecified “ongoing chronic illness”. …

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William E. Stoney Jr., NASA engineer in space race, dies at 96

Placeholder while loading article actions William E. Stoney Jr., an aeronautical engineer who made significant contributions to NASA’s mission during the space race as the developer of early rockets and the lead engineer of the Apollo program, died May 28 in a rehabilitation center in Ashburn, Virginia. He was 96. The cause was complications from …

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Opening: Bobby Brown has revealed he suffered two heart attacks and was considering suicide following the death of his ex-wife Whitney Houston and two of his seven children.

Bobby Brown reveals he ‘suffered two heart attacks’ after ex-wife Whitney Houston dies suddenly

‘My angels are watching’: Bobby Brown reveals he ‘suffered two heart attacks’ as he turned to alcohol after the sudden death of ex-wife Whitney Houston and two of his seven children Houston was 48 and enjoying a career renaissance when her body was discovered in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton hotel His daughter Bobbi …

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Ray Liotta, ‘Goodfellas’ star and talented actor, dies at 67

Ray Liotta, the actor best known for portraying gangster Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s crime classic “Goodfellas” and bringing a magnetically edgy energy to a gallery of crime dramas and thrillers, has died. He was 67 years old. Liotta died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming the movie “Dangerous Waters”, …

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Vangelis, composer of Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner soundtracks, dies aged 79

Vangelis, the Greek composer and musician whose synth-focused work brought huge drama to film soundtracks including Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire, has died at the age of 79. His representatives said he died in hospital in France where he was being treated. Born Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou in 1943, Vangelis won an Oscar for his …

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