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Congo approves use of Ebola vaccination to fight outbreak May 29 2017

KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry has approved the use of a new Ebola vaccine to counter an outbreak in its northeast that has killed four people, a spokesman said on Monday.

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Likelihood of having current CPR training declines with age

Older people are the group most likely to need cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), but they are the least likely to have training in the life-saving technique, according to new findings.

May 29 2017

Yemen cholera death toll rises, but number of infections drop: WHO

GENEVA/DUBAI The number of people who have died in a cholera epidemic affecting Yemen has risen to at least 471, according to World Health Organization (WHO) figures released on Monday.

Yemen May 29 2017

The trauma of a breast cancer diagnosis can have cognitive effects

The mental fog often experienced by breast cancer patients after chemotherapy might be due more to post-traumatic stress than to the cancer drugs, a new study suggests.

May 29 2017

WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus

NEW DELHI India has reported cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said, adding that efforts should be made to strengthen surveillance.

May 27 2017

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