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XI JINPING: China faces a ‘grave situation’

China says virus situation ‘grave’ as Lunar New Year curtailed Wuhan, China | AFP | President Xi Jinping warned Saturday that China faced a “grave situation” as authorities raced to contain a virus that has killed 41 people and caused a drastic scale-back of Lunar New Year celebrations. The world’s most …

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Uganda, WHO declare yellow fever outbreak

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s ministry of health has declared an outbreak of yellow fever in the districts of  Moyo and Buliisa. Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. This outbreak will be the fourth that Uganda has declared in the recent past …

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WUHAN VIRUS: China shuts down transport in nine cities

Beijing, China | AFP |  China Friday added a ninth city to a transport ban around the epicentre of a deadly virus, restricting the movement of some 32 million people as authorities scramble to control the disease. Jingzhou, with a population of 6.4 million, said Friday that all services departing …

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Health danger of porn

Watching rewires the brain to a more juvenile state | RACHEL ANNE BARR | Pornography has existed throughout recorded history, transforming with the introduction of each new medium. Hundreds of sexually explicit frescoes and sculptures were found in the Mount Vesuvius ruins of Pompeii. Since the advent of the internet, …

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Second Chinese city placed on lockdown over virus

  Beijing, China | AFP |  A second central Chinese city is being put on lockdown to help control the spread of a virus epidemic that broke out in neighbouring Wuhan, authorities said Thursday. The train station in Huanggang, which has a population of 7.5 million and is 70 kilometres …

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