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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

01 Aug 2018

Superbugs now also becoming resistant to alcohol disinfectants

LONDON Multidrug-resistant "superbugs" that can cause dangerous infections in hospitals are becoming increasingly resistant to alcohol-based hand sanitizers and disinfectants designed to hold them at bay, scientists said.

25 Jul 2018

UNICEF warns of HIV crisis in teen girls, with 20 cases every hour

LONDON Teenagers, and particularly girls, are bearing the brunt of the global AIDS epidemic with around 30 adolescents becoming infected with HIV every hour, according to a report by the United Nations children's fund UNICEF.

18 Jul 2018

U.N. says global fight against AIDS is at 'precarious point'

LONDON Complacency is starting to stall the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed, the United Nations warned on Wednesday.

18 Jul 2018

U.N. says global fight against AIDS is at 'precarious point'

LONDON Complacency is starting to stall the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed, the United Nations warned on Wednesday.

17 Jul 2018

Mass radio campaign saves thousands of child lives in Africa

LONDON A mass radio campaign in Burkina Faso led to a significant rise in sick children getting medical attention and could prove one of the most cost-effective ways to save young lives in poor countries, researchers said on Tuesday.

17 Jul 2018

CRISPR gene editing can cause risky collateral DNA damage - study

LONDON Scientists studying the effects of the potentially game-changing gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 have found it can cause unexpected genetic damage which could lead to dangerous changes in some cells.

16 Jul 2018

CRISPR gene editing can cause risky collateral DNA damage -study

LONDON, July 16 Scientists studying the effects of the potentially game-changing gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 have found it can cause unexpected genetic damage which could lead to dangerous changes in some cells.

11 Jul 2018

Ebola survivors suffer severe mental and neurological problems

People who survive the deadly Ebola virus can continue to suffer severe psychiatric and neurological problems including depression, debilitating migraines, nerve pain and stroke, according to a study published on Wednesday.

05 Jul 2018

Factbox: What do we know - and do not know - about the Novichok poisonings?

LONDON Two British citizens are critically ill after they were exposed to Novichok, the same nerve agent that struck down a former Russian agent and his daughter in March, Britain's top counter-terrorism officer said.

05 Jul 2018

Factbox: What do we know - and do not know - about the Novichok poisonings?

LONDON Two British citizens are critically ill after they were exposed to Novichok, the same nerve agent that struck down a former Russian agent and his daughter in March, Britain's top counter-terrorism officer said.

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