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‘Low’ Risk of Getting Ebola from Survivor: Study

‘Low’ Risk of Getting Ebola from Survivor: Study

  Miami, United States – The risk of catching Ebola from a survivor is generally low since the virus disappears from the blood within weeks, but it may persist in semen ...

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US Details Cases of Nine Pregnant Women With Zika Virus

US Details Cases of Nine Pregnant Women With Zika Virus

  Miami, United States – US health authorities described the cases of nine pregnant women who contracted the Zika virus while traveling, two of whom chose abortion and one who gave ...

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Vaginal Ring Cuts HIV Risk by Nearly One-third: Studies

Vaginal Ring Cuts HIV Risk by Nearly One-third: Studies

  Miami, United States – A monthly vaginal ring that contains an anti-retroviral drug has been shown to cut the risk of HIV infection in women by nearly one-third, according to ...

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US Scientists Travel to Colombia for Zika Collaboration

US Scientists Travel to Colombia for Zika Collaboration

  Bogota, Colombia – American scientists traveled to Colombia to investigate the mosquito-borne Zika virus and help find a vaccine for the disease that is plaguing Latin America, the US ambassador ...

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Men Face Higher Risk of Cancers Linked to Oral Sex

Men Face Higher Risk of Cancers Linked to Oral Sex

  Washington, United States – Men are twice as likely as women to get cancer of the mouth and throat linked to the human papillomavirus, or HPV, one of the most ...

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Millions Die from Air Pollution, Mainly in China, India

Millions Die from Air Pollution, Mainly in China, India

  Washington, United States – Air pollution kills more than 5.5 million people around the world each year, with over half of those deaths occurring in fast-growing China and India, researchers ...

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Zika Virus Persisted in Man’s Semen for 2 Months: Report

Zika Virus Persisted in Man’s Semen for 2 Months: Report

  Washington, United States – A man in Britain who was infected with Zika while traveling to the Cook Islands showed evidence of the mosquito-borne virus in his semen for two ...

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Dementia Rates Slowing, Says US Study

Dementia Rates Slowing, Says US Study

  Washington, United States – Dementia rates in the United States may be falling, an influential study released said, offering hope that some cases of the disease might be delayed or ...

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