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South Africa detects foot and mouth disease in Limpopo province

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The highly contagious foot and mouth disease, which poses a threat to the livestock industry, has been detected in a northern district of South Africa’s Limpopo province, the country said on Tuesday. Positive laboratory results for the viral disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, were taken in the… Read More »

South Africa reports successful third-line HIV treatment programme

People with resistance to first- and second-line antiretroviral drugs can still achieve high rates of viral suppression in the first year on third-line regimens according to a South African study published in the January issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Third-line therapy was defined in the study to be any treatment regimen… Read More »

The 130-year history of the faculty of medicine at HKU – South China Morning Post

130 Years of Medicine in Hong Kong: From the College of Medicine for Chinese to the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine Author: Frank Ching Publisher: Springer Nature Singapore Veteran journalist Frank Ching has published a book documenting the history of the faculty of medicine at the University of Hong Kong. The College of Medicine… Read More »