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Rising mercury poses risk of bacterial, viral diseases

Rising mercury poses risk of bacterial, viral diseases
JAIPUR: The rising mercury in the city has heightened the risk of people falling ill as an increased temperature is suitable for bacterial and viral growth. Typhoid, jaundice, gastroenteritis and fever are common diseases these days and are spreading …
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Mega Millions: Winning unlikely, but death by bacteria? Possible
The odds of dying from flesh-devouring bacteria is roughly just 1 in a million, according to savingadvice.com — far more likely than the 1-in-176 million chance of winning the jackpot. Death from a bee sting or a snake bite is also more likely than …
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