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U.S. sees surge of nearly 20% in confirmed cases of measles, CDC reports

(Reuters) – The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11 in the country’s second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A sign warning people of measles in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of… Read More »

South Africa reports successful third-line HIV treatment programme

People with resistance to first- and second-line antiretroviral drugs can still achieve high rates of viral suppression in the first year on third-line regimens according to a South African study published in the January issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Third-line therapy was defined in the study to be any treatment regimen… Read More »

China reports first African swine fever outbreak in Beijing

Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint on a road leading to a village near a farm where African swine fever was detected, in Fangshan district of Beijing, China November 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry said on Friday it has confirmed African swine fever on two farms in Beijing,… Read More »