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Cases of Rubella infection in Japan on the rise

National / Science & Health Aug 29, 2018

Cases of Rubella infection in Japan on the rise

The number of rubella patients reported by the country's medical institutions from Jan. 1 to Aug. 19 totaled 184, nearly double the 93 for the whole of last year, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases said Tuesday. Patients in Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures — ...

Congo city to begin Ebola vaccinations Monday

World / Science & Health May 21, 2018

Congo city to begin Ebola vaccinations Monday

Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said. Jessica Ilunga said 4,000 doses of vaccine were shipped on Saturday to Mbandaka, which ...