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Ebola survivors face kidney problems and risk of premature death

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LONDON (HeadlineNews) – People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying – probably from severe kidney damage – within a...

Amid swine fever outbreak, Brazil beef plants set for Chinese inspections: sources

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SAO PAULO (HeadlineNews) – Chinese health inspectors are expected to start evaluating four Brazilian beef plants on Thursday as part of a push to approve...

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North’s outbreak of African swine fever

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SEOUL (HeadlineNews) – South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the...
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UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment

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LONDON (HeadlineNews) – Britain’s Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever...

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead

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FILE PHOTO: Pork is displayed for sale at a market in Hanoi, Vietnam February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kham HANOI (HeadlineNews) – Vietnam culled a further 500,000...
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Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide

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HANOI (HeadlineNews) – Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus...
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WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed...

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