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Global Health: Measles Cases Surpass 700 as Outbreak Continues Unabated

Measles continues to spread in the United States, federal health officials said on Monday, surpassing 700 cases this year as health officials around the country sought aggressive action to stem the worst outbreak in decades. In New York, an epicenter of the outbreak, city officials closed two more schools for Orthodox Jewish children for failing… Read More »

China reports African swine fever outbreak in Ningxia region

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the northwestern region of Ningxia. The outbreak occurred on a farm with 57 live pigs in Yongning county, infecting pigs and killing 13, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement. Reporting by Philip Wen; editing… Read More »