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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

21 Jun 2018

Top GB athletes plagued by tooth decay, oral disease - study

LONDON Winning athletes love to bite their medals and smile for the cameras as they hold their trophies aloft, but their teeth may actually be holding them back.

18 Jun 2018

Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

LONDON - Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children's 'screen time' - addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organization as a mental health disorder.

18 Jun 2018

Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

LONDON, June 18 Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children's 'screen time' - addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organization as a mental health disorder.

11 Jun 2018

Gene editing tool may raise cancer risk in cells, scientists warn

LONDON A gene-editing technology that is being explored by scientists worldwide as a way of removing and replacing gene defects might inadvertently increase cancer risk in cells, scientists warned on Monday.

08 Jun 2018

U.S lawmakers seek answers from new head of WHO's cancer agency

A U.S. congressional committee called on Thursday for the newly-elected director of the World Health Organization's cancer research agency to testify at a July hearing on its operations in an ongoing dispute about the agency's scientific conclusions.

06 Jun 2018

Scientists map genetic codes of 3,000 dangerous bacteria

Scientists seeking new ways to fight drug-resistant superbugs have mapped the genomes of more than 3,000 bacteria, including samples of a bug taken from Alexander Fleming's nose and a dysentery-causing strain from a World War One soldier.

23 May 2018

Why the world needs more than one Ebola vaccine

LONDON - In the life-and-death race to make the first effective vaccine against Ebola, one company - Merck - seems bound to win.

22 May 2018

First Ebola vaccines given as WHO seeks to beat Congo outbreak

LONDON A vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka, where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed.

18 May 2018

In Congo outbreak, Ebola vaccine faces reality tests

LONDON, An experimental Ebola vaccine to be deployed in an outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has conquered some major scientific hurdles in giving high protection, but it now faces extreme real-world tests including heat, humidity, language barriers and lack of roads.

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