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SUN SUNI KHABAR FEBRUARY 3RD 2016


2 SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS CONFIRMED WITH MENINGITIS

Two Santa Clara University students have been diagnosed with meningitis according to university and county health officials. The Health Department is working with university officials to identify other students who made contact with the two ill students from January 24th to Sunday. Vaccines for meningococcal meningitis B will be available for students from tomorrow. Symptoms of bacterial meningitis include high fever, severe headache, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to bright lights and confusion among others.

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http://abc7news.com/news/2-santa-clara-university-students-confirmed-with-meningitis/1184784/

RAND PAUL SUSPENDS 2016 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

Republican Senator Rand Paul has dropped his 2016 campaign for President. Paul is expected to turn his full attention to his Senate re-election campaign in Kentucky which he is tipped to win. Paul had launched his presidential campaign determined to improve the Republican party's appeal with younger voters. He finished a disappointing fifth place in Monday's Iowa caucuses, registering just 4.5% of the vote. Paul will not make an endorsement in the GOP presidential race before next week's New Hampshire primary.

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http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/03/politics/rand-paul-dropping-out-of-presidential-race/

INDIAN FIRM CLAIMS BREAKTHROUGH IN DEVELOPING ZIKA VACCINE

A Hyderabad-based vaccines and bio-therapeutic manufacturer has claimed a breakthrough in developing a vaccine to fight the dreaded mosquito-borne Zika virus. The company has two candidate vaccines in development. One of the candidates is on an inactivated vaccine which has reached the stage of pre-clinical testing in animals. A WHO report reveals that Zika is now present in 23 countries with Brazil being the hardest-hit country

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http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/hyderabad-lab-claims-breakthrough-in-developing-zika-vaccine/

UNITED NATIONS TRIES TO KEEP SYRIAN TALKS ALIVE

As the fighting in Syria rages on, the United Nations is attempting to breathe life back into the peace talks with Syria. The offensive by Damascus and its Russian allies threatens to bring them to a halt. Syrian officials have threatened to leave the table if the offensive is not called off.

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http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-idUSKCN0VC169

ROGER FEDERER UNDERGOES KNEE SURGERY

In some sports news...in Tennis...Roger Federer underwent a knee surgery yesterday to repair a torn meniscus. Federer will miss tournaments in Rotterdam and Dubai this month. 34-year-old Federer has suffered from relatively minor back problems in 2008 & 2013. The injury occurred a day after his Australian Open semifinal loss to Novak Djokovic.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/04/sports/tennis/roger-federer-will-miss-at-least-two-tournaments-with-knee-injury.html?_r=0

SUPER BOWL 50 TICKETS AMONG THE MOST EXPENSIVE EVER

Super Bowl 50 promises to be an exciting matchup, with the young, dynamic Panthers facing off against the solid, dependable Broncos. The two quarterbacks could not be more different. Cam Newton is flamboyant and Peyton Manning is reserved. However, the difference that stands out the most in this Super Bowl is the price of a ticket. A report from ticket tracker SeatGeek says that Super Bowl tickets are selling for an average price of $4,672.

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http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/03/news/super-bowl-tickets-price/index.html?iid=hp-stack-dom


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