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November 22, 2019
UN: Spike in violence may jeopardize ending Ebola in Congo
The World Health Organization on Friday noted “a very dangerous and alarming development” in efforts to end the Ebola ...
November 15, 2019
US approves drug to prevent sickle cell pain, organ damage
U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new medicine that can prevent some extremely painful sickle cell disease flare-ups.
November 15, 2019
Congo’s president hopes Ebola outbreak will end this year
Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi says he’s hopeful the Ebola outbreak in his country will end in the coming weeks.
November 14, 2019
German lawmakers approve compulsory measles vaccine plan
Germany's parliament has passed a law requiring that children who attend school or daycare must be vaccinated for measles.
November 09, 2019
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Here's the latest for Friday, November 8th: NSC official's impeachment probe transcripts released; President Trump weighing ...
October 31, 2019
Measles saps kids' ability to fight other germs
Measles has a stealth side effect: New research shows it erases much of the immune system's memory of how to fight other ...
October 23, 2019
UN says 1st local polio case found in Zambia since 1995
The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy ...
October 22, 2019
US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettes
For the first time, U.S. health regulators have judged a type of smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigarettes, a ...
October 18, 2019
UN says Ebola in Congo still qualifies as global emergency
The World Health Organization says the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo still warrants being classified as a global emergency, ...
October 17, 2019
North Korea seen as weak link as swine fever spreads in Asia
South Korea is deploying snipers, installing traps and flying drones along its border as it ramps up efforts to stop wild ...
October 15, 2019
3 economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize
Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize ...
October 10, 2019
Global Fund raises $13.92 billion to fight AIDS, TB, malaria
An organization that funds programs to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria raised at least $13.92 billion for the next three ...
October 03, 2019
AP Exclusive: Colleges got millions from opioid maker owners
Prestigious universities around the world have accepted at least $60 million over the past five years from the family that ...
September 28, 2019
Keep calm and vape on: UK embraces e-cigarettes, US cautious
While the U.S. scrambles to crack down on vaping, Britain has embraced electronic cigarettes as a powerful tool to help ...
September 26, 2019
The Latest: UN chief: terrorist threat is 'unprecedented'
The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 9:30 p.m.
September 23, 2019
2nd Ebola vaccine to be used in Congo, as UN efforts slammed
The World Health Organization on Monday announced Congo will start using a second experimental Ebola vaccine, as efforts to ...
September 09, 2019
UK worries Brexit could bring 'chlorinated chicken' from US
Could Brexit bring America's "chlorinated chicken" to the United Kingdom? The European Union has long refused to import ...
September 06, 2019
Pope denounces danger of corruption in Mozambique Mass
Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Mozambique on Friday by consoling HIV-infected mothers and children and denouncing the ...
September 05, 2019
Ebola survivors at higher risk of dying, even after recovery
A study that tracked over 1,000 Ebola survivors found they had a higher than usual chance of dying in the year after their ...
August 30, 2019
Where did the Sacklers move cash from their opioid maker?
Ninety minutes outside London, a turn down a narrow lane leads past fields of grazing cattle to a sign warning "Private Keep ...
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