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Measles outbreak: Spot the signs early

A child has become the third person diagnosed with the measles in less than a week in NSW, sparking an alert. NSW Health have urged people to be on the lookout for the signs and symptoms of the disease, which has broken out over the Christmas-New Year period. Measles is a highly infectious viral illness… Read More »

New African swine fever outbreak reported in China's Guangzhou

BEIJING (Reuters) – – China’s agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new outbreak of African swine fever on a farm in the southern city of Guangzhou, which has killed nine of 6,027 pigs. – China has reported more than 90 cases of the incurable disease since it was first detected in the country in early August. Reporting… Read More »

Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey leaves over 200 sick across U.S.

(Reuters) – More than 200 people from across the United States have fallen ill, 84 of them hospitalized, from an ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products that prompted a second voluntary recall on Friday, the U.S. government said. The latest food-safety advisory from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in… Read More »