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  1. 1. SUNDRIES Sultan Qaboos University 9th October, 2009. College of Education First Issue . " It proves the Nobe l Peace P " rize is a fa rc e... Obam ot achieva has n Obama wins 2009 Nobel ePeacesults to d any re Prize INSIDE BUZZ merit it By WALTER GIBBS and ALAN COWELL In a surprise move, the Obama wins ٢٠٠٩ Nobel Committee honored President Obama less than Nobel Peace Prize a year after his election “for his extraordinary Is the Media efforts to strengthen international diplomacy Worsening and cooperation between peoples.” Vaccination Rates? On This Day Is the Media Worsening Vaccination Rates? Did You Know? Doctors, Public Health Experts Express Concern Over Recent H ١N ١ Flu Coverage ON THIS DAY At the heart of the ٢٠٠ "Thecalm gave way to fear in debate is the concept story is based of "herd immunity" -- on reasonablemarkets, turning a financial the idea that in a ٨ surmise," Schaffner day into a relatively steady population in which a said.rout that pushed the Dow "The To many, the idea that sufficient percentage 'reluctance' of public below ٩,٠ Jones industrials those living in areas hit of individuals are health to ٨,٥٧٩.١٩ for the ٠٠officials is by the novel H ١N ١ flu immune to a given because they are five years first time in pandemic this summer ٢٠٠ Google Inc. announced it disease, others within careful, data-based was snapping up YouTube the population who may have greater protection against the ٦ persons who are have no immunity are loathe tofor $١.٦٥ billion in a Inc. speculate disease in the fall may still protected from evenstock deal. if the be a comfort. infection by those ٢٠٠ speculation has announced North Korea around them. that it had conducted its But some experts in ٦ reasonable first nuclear weapons test, foundation." Issue's Cartoon It very well could be infectious disease and drawing condemnation a concept that applies from around the world. public health fear a report in the New York to the new H ١N ١ ١٩٨ The hijackers of the Times today suggesting flu, noted Dr. Achille Lauro cruise liner such a theory could William Schaffner,٥ surrendered after the ship cause the public to chairman of arrived in Port Said, Egypt become complacent preventative ١٩٧ Soviet scientistawarded the Sakharov was Andrei about the illness. medicine at ٥ Vanderbilt University Nobel Peace Prize. in Nashville, Tenn.١٩٣ The first generator at Boulder (later Hoover) DID YOU KNOW? ٦ Dam began transmitting Goat's milk is used more widely throughout the electricity to Los Angeles. world than cow's milk. In Michigan, a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission. A frog can't empty its stomach by vomitting. To empty its stomach contents, a frog throws up it's stomach first, so the stomach is dangling out of it's mouth. Then the frog uses its forearms to dig out all of the stomach's contents and then swallows the stomach back down again.