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When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner

(Reuters Health) – Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests. FILE PHOTO: Residents walk through flood water back to their raised house during Hurricane Barry in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, U.S. July 14,… Read More »

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the country, an agriculture ministry official said on Tuesday. The virus, which is deadly to pigs, was first detected in Vietnam in February and has… Read More »