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Facebook and Instagram tighten rules on self-harm images

10/09/2019 Reuters 0

Social network and its subsidiary to crack down on potentially dangerous contentFacebook will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as the company tightens its policies following criticism of the moderation of violent and potentia…

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US measles cases surge nearly 20% in a week, CDC says

16/04/2019 Reuters 0

555 cases recorded in 20 states since start of 2019Parents in New York sue city over health emergency ordersThe number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20% in the week ended 11 April, in the country’s second…

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Measles: WHO says cases have jumped 50%

15/02/2019 Reuters 0

Falsehoods spread by ‘anti-vax’ movement in part to blame for backsliding in progress against potentially deadly illness, experts sayAnti-vaccine scepticism, conflict and poor access fuelled a 50% increase in measles cases last year, according to the W…

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Paraguay declared free of malaria by WHO

11/06/2018 Reuters 0

First country in Americas to eliminate disease in 45 yearsWHO: ‘Success stories like Paraguay’s show what is possible’Paraguay is officially free of malaria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, making it the first country in the America…