Vaccine-derived poliovirus found in Burundi, DR Congo

The World Health Organisation says cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus have been detected in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Actor Sam Neill reveals private blood cancer battle

Hollywood actor Sam Neill has revealed in a new memoir that he has been receiving treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and is currently in remission.

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China to promote vaccine development, new medicines

Virus Outbreak WHO The WHO says countries are free to take precautionary measures to protect their populations.
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Bird flu kills hundreds of sea lions, pelicans in Peru

Peruvian authorities say bird flu has killed pelicans and hundreds of sea lions in protected areas across the country.

Discovery reveals hard metallic truth at Earths centre

A seismic discovery has shaken Australia’s most basic understanding of the Earth by revealing that its centre is not a gooey mass, but a solid metallic ball.