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March 12, 2018 10:07 AM Drug resistant TB remains a challenge

In his recurrent and development budget proposals of 2018-2019, the assistant Minister of Health and Wellness (MoH&W) Dikgang Makgalemele stated that the drug resistant forms of TB remain a major threat in this fight with about 100 cases of Multi drug resistant TB and two cases of Extremely Drug Resistant (XDR) TB reported annually. reported annually 157

February 28, 2018 11:36 AM South Africa: 'Prophet of Doom' sentenced

Lethebo Rabalago was offered the option of a four-year jail term or paying a P21,000 rand after being found guilty of assault and contravening the Agricultural Stock Remedies Act. The 25-year-old has agreed to pay the fine off in 3,000 rand monthly installments, the Sowetan newspaper reports. Rabalago - who runs the Mount Zion General Assembly - was arrested 151

October 28, 2017 9:03 PM 24 years' jail for infecting 30 women with HIV

Over 10 years, Italian had unprotected sex with victims even though he knew he had the virus ROME • An Italian court has sentenced an HIV-positive man to 24 years in jail for intentionally infecting 30 women he had unprotected sex with over nearly 10 years. Under the pseudonym Hearty Style, 33-year-old accountant Valentino Talluto seduced dozens of young 168

October 28, 2017 12:57 PM Italian sent to jail for infecting 30 women with HIV

ROME - An Italian court has sentenced an HIV-positive man to 24 years in jail for intentionally infecting 30 women he had unprotected sex with over nearly 10 years. Under the pseudonym "Hearty Style", 33-year-old accountant Valentino Talluto seduced dozens of young women on social networks and internet dating sites, often dating several at a time. Rome prosecutors 149

October 27, 2017 8:34 PM ‘His actions were intended to sow death’: Italian sentenced to 24 years in jail for infecting 30 women with HIV

An Italian court on Friday sentenced an HIV-positive man to 24 years in jail for intentionally infecting 30 women he had unprotected sex with over nearly 10 years. Under the pseudonym “Hearty Style”, 33-year-old accountant Valentino Talluto seduced dozens of young women on social networks and internet dating sites, often dating several at a time. Rome prosecutors 110

October 27, 2017 8:34 PM HIV-positive Italian Valentino Talluto jailed for infecting 30 women

An Italian man has been jailed for 24 years after intentionally infecting 30 women with HIV. Valentino Talluto is said to have had unprotected sex with at least 53 women after his HIV diagnosis in 2006, the youngest of whom was 14 at the relationship's start. The accountant, using the pseudonym "Hearty Style", went on social networks and dating sites 95

October 25, 2017 4:59 PM 2 new CRISPR tools overcome the scariest parts of gene editing

The ability to edit RNA and individual DNA base pairs will make gene editing much more precise. Several years ago, scientists discovered a technique known as CRISPR/Cas9, which allowed them to edit DNA more efficiently than ever before. Since then, CRISPR science has exploded; it’s become one of the most exciting and fast-moving areas of research, transforming 129

October 21, 2017 8:05 PM Georgia Rep. Betty Price Ponders Whether State Could Just 'Quarantine' People With HIV

Georgia State Rep. Betty Price—spouse of former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, who recently left his role in Donald Trump’s administration after taking a few too many taxpayer-funded charter flights—casually asked a state epidemiologist whether it would be more cost-effective to just force HIV-positive people into quarantine. Per the Atlanta 101

October 21, 2017 1:35 PM Georgia Lawmaker Suggests Quarantining People with HIV

State Rep. and former anesthesiologist Betty Price, who also happens to be the wife of former HHS secretary Tom Price, had a terrible, awful, no good idea. I can't take this anymore! Everything is terrible! My therapist told me to get off Twitter! Have you or someone you loved said any of the above phrases lately? If so, you might have been exposed to a rapidly 120

October 19, 2017 10:34 PM Pollution kills 9 million people each year, new study finds

Dirty air in India and China. Tainted water in sub-Saharan Africa. Toxic mining and smelter operations in South America. Pollution around the globe now contributes to an estimated 9 million deaths annually — or roughly one in six — according to an in-depth new study published Thursday in the Lancet. If accurate, that means pollution kills three times 108