China closing county near Myanmar for mass virus testing

Everyone in a county in China’s southwest near Myanmar will be tested for the coronavirus following a spike in infections, the government announced Saturday. Businesses, schools and markets in Jiangcheng County in Yunnan province will close Monday and Tuesday while nucleic acid testing is carried out, the government said. Travel into and out of the county will be prohibited. Yunnan […]

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Closing the gap: Finding undiagnosed hepatitis C infections after blood transfusions

What is the incidence of viral hepatitis caused by blood transfusions before and after Sweden introduced screening of blood in the early 1990s? In an article published in Eurosurveillance ahead of World Hepatitis Day on 28 July, the authors also try to estimate how many people of those who were infected with hepatitis B and C through blood transfusion still […]

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Gymboree Is Closing — Nab These Now

Say it ain’t so! Gymboree, beloved national kids clothing staple, is soon to be no more. The company first ran into trouble in June 2017 when it filed for bankruptcy. But by September, things seemed to be improving: reorganized and emerged from Chapter 11 before the year was up. Unfortunately, reemergences do not guarantee success, and the retailer still floundered. Now, […]

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