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Experts: Herd immunity outside US slows Zika in Florida

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Health officials say a drop in Zika cases in the Caribbean and South America has helped slow the spread of the mosquito-borne virus in Florida this year
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CHICAGO (Reuters) - Monsanto Co will give cash back to U.S. farmers who buy a weed killer that has been linked to widespread crop damage, offering an incentive to apply its product even as regulators
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Patients having trouble finding doctors — or waiting too long to see specialists and get treatment — haven’t seen anything yet, suggests a study by B.C. researchers that was publishe
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The House of Lord peer says the government is unrealistic about the challenges facing the NHS.
The House of Lord peer says the government is unrealistic about the challenges facing the NHS.
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