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Mysterious hepatitis outbreak in children will continue 'throughout the summer', expert warns

Mysterious hepatitis outbreak in children will continue ‘throughout the summer’, expert warns

America’s outbreak of mysterious hepatitis will continue ‘throughout the summer’ and many cases are already undiagnosed, a top virologist warned Friday — as the global death toll hit 12 with five fatalities in the United States. Scientists are puzzled by the cause, but leading theories suggest a type of adenovirus spread by touching feces-contaminated surfaces …

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A potential male contraceptive could enter clinical trials and be tested on humans in as little as three months, University of Minnesota scientists say (file photo)

Male contraceptive pill could enter human trials in just two months

Male contraceptive pill could enter human trials in just two months, inventors say, after study on mice showed it could prevent 99% of pregnancies A potential male birth control pill is expected to enter clinical trials as early as this summer after finding success in tests on mice University of Minnesota researchers found that the …

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