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Kinshasa, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) announced that they will use another vaccine to combat the outbreak of Ebola, an effort that joins today''s encouraging results of clinical trials with two other drugs.


Kinshasa, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) announced that they will use another vaccine to combat the outbreak of Ebola, an effort that joins today''s encouraging results of clinical trials with two other drugs.


Beijing, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) China''s Ministry of Ecology and the Environment reprimanded several local companies for using traps to mask damage to the environment and said that these actions contravene the efforts the Ministry is currently making to look after the environment.


Caracas, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) More than five million Venezuelans are currently assisted through the Integral Attention Plan to Victims of the Economic War, Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) Diosdado Cabello said.


Washington, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, found that the so-called broken heart syndrome, or stress-induced cardiomyopathy, can cause cancer.


Managua, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan authorities and specialized institutions are alert to the occurrence this Monday of a series of seismic movements of small magnitudes on the Pacific coast of the country, Vice President Rosario Murillo reported on television.


Geneva, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) reiterated that for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the entire African continent the risk of the spread of the current Ebola outbreak is too high.


Panama, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) A study conducted by the Gorgas Memorial Institute for Health Studies (ICGES) found that the influenza virus that is currently affecting Panama is more aggressive than in previous years.


Havana, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba devotes major efforts and resources to combating drug trafficking and drug abuse. Global drug production is increasing and with it the number of deaths related to drug use.


Madrid, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The Open Arms humanitarian ship, with 107 people on board and waiting to disembark off the coasts of the Italian island of Lampedusa, declined this Monday the proposal of the Spanish government to dock in the Balearic Islands.


Asuncion, August 19 (Prensa Latina) Paraguay and Brazil will restart talks on Monday in Sao Paulo to define the energy supply contract for this year and the next from the Itaipu hydroelectric dam.