A 6-month-old baby with measles at San Lazaro Hospital in Manila, Philippines. The country's measles outbreak has been partly driven by distrust of vaccines after a dengue vaccine scandal.
U.S. Border Patrol agents conduct intake at the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. The center is temporarily not taking in migrants after the outbreak of "a flu-related illness."
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About two years ago, Alphonso Evans went to the hospital for what he thought was just another bladder infection and ended up in intensive care. In an effort to combat antibiotic-resistant superbugs, scientists have created "living antibiotics" made of viruses that have been genetically modified using the gene-editing tool CRISPR.
A paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test in Larkana, Pakistan, on May 9. The government is offering screenings in the wake of an HIV outbreak.
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Alabama prison commissioner Jeff Dunn says the Department of Corrections is implementing some federal recommendations and taking measures to improve, including the creation of an inspector general and a corruption task force, and hiring a new deputy commissioner.
A sheriff's deputy finds part of a jaw bone on a ranch in Brooks County, Texas. This is the ninth set of human remains the sheriff's office has recovered this year.
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A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?
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