Coalition of leading scientists claim ferret experiments could lead to a pandemic
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Sunday 07 April 2013
Hundreds of anxious parents and their young children queued for hours at hospitals in South Wales yesterday for free MMR vaccinations aimed at curbing a measles epidemic. Officials say the outbreak has affected 588 people in parts of south, mid and west Wales. They said more than 800 MMR (mumps, measles and rubella) vaccinations were administered yesterday.
Saturday 06 April 2013
Demand is 50% higher than expected at emergency clinics, as outbreak worsens in North-East
Friday 05 April 2013
The number of confirmed cases of measles in the Swansea epidemic has risen to 588, Public Health Wales has confirmed.
Wednesday 03 April 2013
A measles epidemic posing increased risk to children shows no sign of ending after a 25 per cent jump in new cases reported over the Easter break.
Leading scientists urge President Obama's advisers to investigate ethical issues raised by creating highly infectious strain of bird-flu
Monday 01 April 2013
Virus could easily be transmitted between people
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Revolutionary vaccine means mass culling of healthy animals is no longer necessary
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Measles cases are spreading with "alarming" speed despite urgent calls to ensure children have vital MMR protection.
Thursday 21 March 2013
'Racism is strengthened by indifference and inaction': AC Milan player Kevin Prince-Boateng gives stunning speech to the UN
Thursday 21 March 2013
The midfielder was subjected to abuse earlier this season
Saturday 16 March 2013
Gates blames capitalism for channelling more money into curing minor ailments
Friday 15 March 2013
Balanced precariously in a narrow canoe, two Nigerian nurses traverse a mile-wide Atlantic estuary to run the daily gauntlet of militant gangs, kidnappers, and unforgiving waters, on a mission to immunise children.
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