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Scarlet fever strikes UK: Hundreds of children report rash – what are the symptoms?

Scarlet fever is a highly contagious infection which causes a number of symptoms. The illness most commonly affects children, but in rare cases can also affect adults. Scarlet fever is a bacterial illness caused by Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria. The illness commonly affects children, and often results in a fever and a large red rash on… Read More »

South Korea confirms second case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance

A vehicle disinfects a pig farm as a quarantine official wearing protective gear looks on in Paju, South Korea, September 17, 2019. Yonhap via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the border with North Korea, a day after reporting its first-ever… Read More »

Bulgaria to compensate owners who cull pigs to help stamp out swine fever

FILE PHOTO: A pig rests at a farm near the village of Belotincy, 140 km (90 miles) from the capital Sofia, April 28, 2009. REUTERS/Oleg Popov/File Photo SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said the Balkan state’s government will compensate owners who voluntarily cull their domestic pigs, as the country works to stamp… Read More »

China strengthens slaughter regulations to combat African swine fever

(This version of the January 2nd story corrects 10th paragraph to show more than 200,000 pigs culled on infected farms, not in total) BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday that slaughterhouses will need to run African swine fever virus tests for pig products before selling them to the market, in a move… Read More »

What to know about a fever and HIV

One of the earliest indications of an HIV infection can be a fever. A fever in early-stage HIV infection may be a symptom of the virus rapidly multiplying in the body. A fever usually occurs within 2 to 4 weeks of exposure to the virus. Sometimes, a person may mistake a fever and other symptoms… Read More »