Um trabalhador da Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS) descontamina a entrada de uma casa em um terreno onde dois casos de Ebola foram encontrados, na aldeia de Mabalako, no leste do Congo, na segunda-feira, 17 de junho de 2019. Autoridades de saúde no leste do Congo começaram oferecendo vacinas a todos os residentes no hotspot de Mabalako, enquanto os esforços anteriores tinham apenas como alvo contatos conhecidos ou aqueles considerados de alto risco. (Foto: Foto AP / Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro)

UN: Ebola's arrival in eastern DRC poses serious risks

A chegada do Ebola na principal cidade de Goma, no leste da República Democrática do Congo, aumenta seriamente o risco

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A research team led by Keio University associate professor Tomoaki Okuda analyzes PM2,5's concentration on a platform at the Yokohama subway station in July of 2018. (Provided by Tomoaki Okuda)

Scientists call for measures to combat micropollutants in subways

Japanese subway stations contain five times the amount of particulate matter in the air than in the air above

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The latest findings, based on studies in mice, confirm an ancient theory that abnormally-folded alpha-synuclein can start in the gut and spread through the brain. Photo: Spectral / Alamy

Growing evidence suggests that Parkinson's disease begins in the gut

Evidence that Parkinson's disease can begin in the gut is increasing, according to new research

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San Francisco became the first US city to ban electronic cigarettes. Photo: Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

San Francisco becomes the first US city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes

San Francisco voted to ban electronic cigarettes in the first such legislation in the United States. Supervisors approved a

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference stating a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn in response to a measles outbreak in April. Photo: Shannon Stapleton / Reuters

US registers 33 new cases of measles in one week in the worst outbreak since 1992

Thirty-three new cases of measles were registered in the US last week, most of them in New York,

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The waiting time for the transplant offered by hospitals in China is unusually low. Photo: Sean Smith / The Guardian

China is harvesting prisoners' organs, court concludes

An independent court in London has concluded that the death of detainees in China for organ transplantation continues, and

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Waskom is a town of about 2.100 people on the Texas border with Louisiana. There are no abortion clinics in Waskom. Photo: KTBS

Men's Council in Texas has just voted to ban abortion

The entirely white male council of Waskom, Texas, voted to make the small town a "sanctuary-city for those who

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