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UK health care worker contracts rare monkeypox virus in third case

The latest patient had been involved in caring for another case at Blackpool Victoria Hospital before monkeypox was diagnosed.  (CDC) LONDON –  A health worker in northern England has become the third person in Britain to contract a rare illness caused by a monkeypox virus after caring for a patient infected with the disease following… Read More »

AstraZeneca immunotherapy drug cuts lung cancer deaths by almost a third

LONDON (Reuters) – AstraZeneca’s immunotherapy drug Imfinzi cut the risk of death in patients with mid-stage lung cancer by nearly a third in a closely watched clinical study, reinforcing the case for using the drug in earlier disease. A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble… Read More »