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Charity begs Americans to adopt dogs doomed for Far East meat market

Plucked from the jaws of death. In recognition of National Dog Day on Wednesday a kind-hearted charity is imploring dog lovers to adopt pooches that were rescued from the Far East meat trade. “We are urgently looking for Americans to offer a good home to these precious creatures,” said Julia de Cadenet, founder of NoToDogMeat,… Read More »

Malaria parasites that are resistant to drugs ‘spreading rapidly in South East Asia’

Malaria parasites resistant to several drugs are spreading rapidly in South East Asia, scientists have warned. A new report in The Lancet Infectious Diseases examined samples collected from patients with malaria from Cambodia, Laos, north-eastern Thailand and Vietnam, between 2007 and 2018. From 1,673 whole genome sequences, researchers found the new resistant type of parasite… Read More »