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August 23, 2018 3:11 PM China’s Swine-Fever Outbreak Spreads

Concerns of pork shortage emerge, amid 70% tariffs on U.S. imports, as new cases are found more than 1,000 miles from the first China’s African swine-fever outbreak has spread more than 1,000 miles from the country’s first established cases, with confirmation of a fourth outbreak of the highly contagious virus raising concerns of a pork shortage next year. An outbreak 48

August 14, 2018 4:55 PM Ebola Outbreak Spreads to Conflict Zone in Democratic Republic of Congo

Health ministry says deadly virus has jumped to province in the east, near Uganda and Rwanda, raising the threat of a wider outbreak KAMPALA, Uganda—A deadly outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread outside the province of North Kivu, the country’s health ministry said Tuesday, entering for the first time an active conflict zone and raising 39

August 8, 2018 2:05 PM Health workers in Congo being vaccinated against Ebola: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Vaccination of health workers against the deadly Ebola virus has begun in the Democratic Republic of Congo to try to halt an outbreak in the volatile east of the country, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. So far 43 people are believed to have been infected in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, including 36 who have died, Congo’s 89

August 6, 2018 2:13 PM Taiwan Semiconductor Expects Revenue Hit After Computer Virus

Chip maker says it has fully eliminated a three-day-long infection of its computer systems Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp., which supplies chips for technology companies from Apple Inc. to Qualcomm Inc., said Monday it has fully eliminated an infection of its computer systems by a modified version of a virus that last year crippled hundreds 66

August 6, 2018 10:41 AM Malaysia reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak on farm: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Malaysia has reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N1 bird flu virus on a farm in the eastern region of Sabah, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from Malaysia’s veterinary authorities. The virus killed 3,000 out of 28,000 egg-laying chickens on the farm in Kampung Kauluan and all of the remaining 84

August 5, 2018 6:50 PM Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday, a senior official at the health ministry said on Sunday. The experimental vaccine, which is manufactured by Merck, proved successful during its first wide-scale usage against an outbreak 86

August 3, 2018 2:24 PM Vietnam reports three outbreaks of highly pathogenic bird flu: IE

PARIS (Reuters) - Vietnam has reported three outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu among backyard birds, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday, citing a report from the Vietnamese farm ministry. The first outbreak was detected on July 28 in a backyard flock of 2,400 birds in the province of Nghe An. It directly 86

August 1, 2018 10:48 AM Town dusts off typewriters after cyber-attack

Government workers in a borough of Alaska have turned to typewriters to do their jobs, after ransomware infected their computer systems. A spokeswoman for Matanuska-Susitna said the malware had encrypted its email server, internal systems and disaster recovery servers. She said staff had "resourcefully" dusted off typewriters and were writing receipts 80

July 28, 2018 7:06 PM Kyle Busch matches Ron Hornaday for career Truck Series wins

LONG POND, Pa. -- Kyle Busch held off Erik Jones down the stretch to win the NASCAR Trucks race Saturday at Pocono Raceway and tie the record for most career wins in series. Busch won for the 51st time in Trucks and matched NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Ron Hornaday Jr. on the list. Busch also won for the 191st time over the Cup, Xfinity and Truck Series 72

July 24, 2018 1:40 PM Congo's Ebola outbreak over, health ministry says

DAKAR (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Tuesday declared an end to an Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33 people, after 42 days with no new cases. The outbreak, first detected in northwest Congo in April, was dealt with rapidly by the World Health Organization and Congolese authorities, including the deployment of an experimental 91