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Science

Brasilia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Public Ministry of Sao Paulo is investigating Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles for illicit enrichment, after his assets grew 335% between 2012 and 2017.


Moscow, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Customs of Russia and Cuba will sign a cooperation protocol for the exchange of information on crimes related to prohibitions and regulations of transit of goods by air, it was known today in this city.


Santiago de Chile, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Aging and its impact on the economy are issues analyzed today and tomorrow by the participants in the ninth High Level Meeting on Health and Economy of APEC countries. The event, based in the southern Chilean city of Puerto Varas, is part of the set of activities of the Third Meeting of High Representatives (SOM3), which has been held since last Thursday.


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.