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The Independent reports that a new strain of MRSA has been found in British milk, indicating that the superbug is spreading through the livestock population and poses a growing threat to human health.The new strain, MRSA ST398, has been identified in seven samples of bulk milk from five different farms in England. Follow the link for more details.
The biggest cyclone to hit Fiji in 20 years has caused havoc after battering the Pacific nation with winds topping 200km/h (125 mph).
Thousands of people hid in evacuation centres when the category-four storm hit on Monday, wrecking homes, cutting power and causing flash floods.
The cyclone has since been downgraded and is expected to weaken further as it heads into cooler southern waters.
No deaths have been reported.