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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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A rare alignment of 5 planets will take over the sky this month. Here’s how to take a look

Be sure to look up this weekend to see the start of a rare five-planet alignment gracing the night sky. The five planets of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will line up in planetary order this month. This rare phenomenon hasn’t happened since December 2004, and this year the distance between Mercury and Saturn …

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Monkeypox by the numbers: Facts about the rare virus currently spreading

Monkeypox: What you need to know The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior researcher explains what people should do if they contract the virus in a ‘special report’. NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Monkeypox has been on the public radar after news broke that a UK resident tested positive for the …

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A rare alignment of 5 planets will invade the sky this month | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Be sure to look up this weekend to see the start of a rare five-planet alignment gracing the night sky. Beginning in the early morning hours of Friday, June 3, the five planets …

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CDC monitoring 6 people in US for possible rare monkey pox, says public ‘shouldn’t worry’ | CNN

CNN — Officials from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are closely monitoring recent clusters of monkeypox infections around the world – and possible cases in the United States. Currently, the CDC is monitoring six people in the US for possible monkeypox infections after they sat next to an infected traveler who showed …

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