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  • Ulcerative colitis explained, as Shinzo Abe retires

    Ulcerative colitis explained, as Shinzo Abe retires0

    Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has announced that he is retiring due to worsening health. The condition 65-year-old Abe suffers from is ulcerative colitis. But what exactly is this disease? Ulcerative colitis is a long-term condition that causes the lining of the colon and rectum to become inflamed and develop tiny open sores (ulcers). Scientists

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  • China’s new coronavirus recovery strategy explained

    China’s new coronavirus recovery strategy explained0

    When Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered his annual report to China’s national legislature on May 22, his focus was firmly on COVID-19. His 55-minute speech to the gathering of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) put the prevention and control of COVID-19 at the heart of the government’s strategy for the year ahead. The focus will

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