Archive for September, 2017

North Korean missile tests and the rumours of world war three

North Korean missile tests and the rumours of world war three

North Korea has been hit with UN sanctions, after its sixth and largest nuclear missile test. These new sanctions restrict oil imports and ban textile exports – methods aimed at depriving North Korea of fuel and income for its weapons programmes. The US originally wanted to introduce tougher penalties on the the nation, including a total ban on oil imports.[Read More...]

Supermarket pork “may have infected thousands with hepatitis virus”

Supermarket pork “may have infected thousands with hepatitis virus”

Hundreds of people may have been infected by the Hepatitis (HEV) virus after buying pork from Tesco’s, it has been reported. Researchers at Public Health England (PHE) assessed the shopping habits of 60 people infected with hepatitis E, or HEV, and found that the consumption of ham and sausages from the supermarket was a recurring feature. PHE has been under[Read More...]