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Airplane Poop Could Help Track Global Disease Outbreaks

Researchers can sequence DNA from airplane toilets to trace resistance genes and potential pathogens.

Source: Airplane Poop Could Help Track Global Disease Outbreaks

Rubella Has Been Eliminated From the Americas, Health Officials Say

Meanwhile, some good news from the vaccination front! Keep rolling up those sleeves, y’all!

The disease, also known as German measles, is no longer a threat in the region, a scientific panel set up by global health authorities announced on Wednesday.

Source: Rubella Has Been Eliminated From the Americas, Health Officials Say