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Hospital in Denmark confirms Zika case - patient recovering

A Danish man has tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus, but is expected to recover soon, health officials said. The man, who is in

A Danish man has tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus, but is expected to recover soon, health officials said. The man, who is in

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South Korean outbreak

Subways in South Korea were fumigated on Tuesday (June 9) as thousands of commuters avoided public transport in response to the outbreak of Middle

Subways in South Korea were fumigated on Tuesday (June 9) as thousands of commuters avoided public transport in response to the outbreak of Middle

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US tightens Ebola procedures for health workers

The US is tightening its procedures for health workers treating Ebola patients, to ensure that they wear protective gear correctly and avoid possible

The US is tightening its procedures for health workers treating Ebola patients, to ensure that they wear protective gear correctly and avoid possible

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Artist creates crop circle art to raise Ebola awareness

An Italian land artist has created a huge work of art in a farm field to raise awareness about the Ebola epidemic. Dario Gambarin carved up

An Italian land artist has created a huge work of art in a farm field to raise awareness about the Ebola epidemic. Dario Gambarin carved up

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Struggling to contain the Ebola virus in Liberia

A major concern for health workers in Liberia’s capital Monrovia is that a shortage of ambulances is causing Ebola sufferers to die at home

A major concern for health workers in Liberia’s capital Monrovia is that a shortage of ambulances is causing Ebola sufferers to die at home

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WHO issues Ebola warning, infection rate jumps

With the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa killing over sixty percent of those it infects the World Health Organisation says the disease risks

With the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa killing over sixty percent of those it infects the World Health Organisation says the disease risks

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'Drastic action' needed to stamp out killer Ebola virus

Authorities in Sierra Leone have warned that sheltering anyone infected with the Ebola virus will be treated as a serious crime. It comes after the

Authorities in Sierra Leone have warned that sheltering anyone infected with the Ebola virus will be treated as a serious crime. It comes after the

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Cleaner robots blast hospital bugs

Healthcare related infections are one of the most pressing issues facing health services today. Many thousands of patients die every year across

Healthcare related infections are one of the most pressing issues facing health services today. Many thousands of patients die every year across

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Are you one of the filthy rich?

The expression ‘filthy rich’ takes on a whole new meaning in the light of a study into germs and dirt found on many of our bankcards and

The expression ‘filthy rich’ takes on a whole new meaning in the light of a study into germs and dirt found on many of our bankcards and

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EU issues health alert over German E .coli scare

The European Union has issued a health warning amid a consumer food scare gripping Germany where an E. coli outbreak is being blamed for up to four

The European Union has issued a health warning amid a consumer food scare gripping Germany where an E. coli outbreak is being blamed for up to four