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First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak

A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak began last summer....

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak

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14:32, 05/28/2019

ICICI Reported Most Number Of Fraud Cases In 11 Years Worth 5,000 Crores Of over 50,000 frauds that hit banks in India in the last 11 fiscal years, the ICICI Bank, State Bank of India (SBI) and HDFC Bank reported highest number of cases, according to an RBI data....
08:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday....
10:32, 05/13/2019

Five cases of mumps diagnosed in New Jersey jail outbreak A quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted until the outbreak is over. Visitors and attorneys will not have direct access to inmates.        ...
18:48, 06/12/2019

U.S. measles outbreak soars to 839, with 75 new cases according to latest CDC report The number of measles cases reported in the U.S. has risen to 839, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up from 764 cases reported last week, when officials said the outbreak had reached a level not seen in t...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people....
09:16, 05/20/2019

U.S. reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994 The most widespread U.S. measles outbreak in a quarter-century has infected 60 new patients in the last week, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 764, federal health officials said on Monday....
08:32, 05/06/2019

Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has infected 1,720 and killed 1,136, giving the viral disease a whopping 66 percent fatality rate. And the situation is making public health experts on the ground increasingly ne...
18:48, 05/15/2019

DR Congo Ebola centre attacks could force retreat against the deadly disease, warns UN health chief Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made during the current outbreak in the north-east of the country, the head of the UN health agency said on Thursday....
09:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported 41 new cases of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease....
08:48, 06/10/2019

| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "public health emergency of international concern"....
22:48, 06/14/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic ...
18:32, 05/23/2019

Attacks on health care facilities, dire security concerns escalating latest Ebola outbreak Continued attacks on Ebola treatment facilities and medical professionals have many fearing the outbreak in the DRC could morph into another global catastrophe....
13:16, 05/09/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in th...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
09:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 60 new measles cases across 26 states The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal health officials said on Monday....
08:32, 05/27/2019

Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 for the year, already the worst for the disease since 1994....
08:00, 05/20/2019

Destiny 2 Outbreak Perfected Quest: How to get the Outbreak Perfected Exotic and Catalyst? An old friend from Destiny's Rise of Iron Expansion returns to Destiny 2 Forsaken - but it can be tricky to get. Here's how to complete the Zero Hour mission and earn the Outbreak Perfected exotic Pulse Rifle....
00:48, 05/11/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial syst...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
01:48, 05/22/2019

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a bid to force Uganda to speed up investigations....
09:00, 05/24/2019

At least 5 dead, others missing after mudslides in Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Uganda Red Cross says at least five people have died in mudslides triggered by heavy rains in the east. Several others are said to be missing. The group said Wednesday that its search and rescue teams ploughing through the ...
04:16, 06/05/2019

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, amid a spat between the neighbours....
11:16, 06/03/2019

Controversy hangs over revival of Uganda Airlines Two decades after its sudden collapse, Uganda has resurrected its national carrier. Some Ugandans are optimistic about the airline's revival, but can it avoid repeating the same mistakes which led to its closure?...
07:48, 05/12/2019

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu....
00:48, 05/17/2019

‘There’s No Place to Run.’ American Tourist Describes Kidnapping in Uganda A California woman who was kidnapped and held captive for almost five days while on safari in Uganda is speaking out about her experience for the first time. In an interview with Gayle King CBS This Morning on Friday, Kimberly Endicott told the story...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Uganda targets journalists on World Press Freedom Day ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — As World Press Freedom Day is celebrated, television and radio stations in Uganda are being targeted over coverage of an opposition figure’s appearance in court. Journalists are protesting the ordered suspension of ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Five dead, dozens feared missing after landslides in Uganda Landslides after heavy rains in eastern Uganda have killed at least five people and dozens more are missing, the country's Red Cross said on Wednesday....
09:32, 06/05/2019

Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offences against women and girls Campaigners applaud move to curb gender-based violence after courts hold special sessions to clear backlog of casesHundreds of men in Uganda have been jailed for sexual offences against girls and women during a month of special court sessions to clea...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Gorillas weren’t missed: an alternative safari in Uganda Wildlife in Uganda usually means mountain gorillas but a simpler, lower-cost tour offers a wealth of other primates, tropical birds and jungle adventuresAt first we walk along the forest edge. On the right is a stone wall and beyond it women are weed...
04:16, 05/12/2019

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived....
08:00, 05/15/2019

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors....
10:48, 05/25/2019

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
06:32, 06/12/2019

New Jersey pastor passing off bleach as ‘miracle cure’ in Uganda: report A New Jersey pastor has been doling out a “miracle cure” for various diseases to thousands of people in Uganda — but the holy elixir is just industrial bleach, according to a report. Robert Baldwin, the founder of the Global Healing...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Hundreds more reported ill with salmonella Over 220 cases of salmonella have been reported in the past month in outbreaks spanning 41 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday, and the agency believes that backyard poultry is to blame....
22:32, 06/13/2019

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
11:16, 06/18/2019

2.4 earthquake reported in Kentucky, no damage KEVIL, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake has occurred in Kentucky along the New Madrid fault line. News outlets say the quake was reported northeast of Kevil shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. There were no reports ...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Damage reported in El Reno after likely tornado Officials confirmed at least two fatalities after a destructive tornado ripped through El Reno, Oklahoma, late Saturday night. An unknown number of people remain missing....
14:32, 05/26/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug would complicate matters....
14:48, 05/22/2019

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president....
20:48, 06/13/2019

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled. Governor Jean Bamanisa tells The Associated Press...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Navy says reported ‘UFO’ sightings will be kept secret under new guidelines The U.S. Navy has drafted new guidelines for collecting information on UFO sightings, but the information won’t be made public, according to a Tuesday report. A Navy spokesman told The Washington Post that the reporting on UFOs would fall under...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Superconductivity reported at the temperature of a good freezer Enlarge (credit: Manmohan Singh | Getty Images) Superconductivity offers the promise of hyper-efficient electric motors, ultra powerful magnets, and the transmission of electricity without losses. The reality, however, has fallen considerably shor...
23:48, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition reported in talks Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Heavy traffic and long delays reported on I-17 PHOENIX (AP) – Authorities report heavy traffic on northbound Interstate 17 and say drivers headed to northern Arizona should expect long delays. The Arizona Department of Transportation said late Saturday morning that the longest delays were b...
00:16, 05/26/2019

2 young children reported missing in Brooklyn Police are hunting for two young children who disappeared from a Brooklyn home on Monday morning. The two boys, ages 1 and 3, were reported missing around 7:15 a.m. by their grandfather’s girlfriend, who called 911 from a home on Warren Street ...
09:00, 06/03/2019

11 people reported killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil Brazilian news media say a gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five men...
20:16, 05/19/2019

Near drowning of 2-year-old reported in Rita Ranch TUCSON – A 2-year-old was rescued after he was involved in a near drowning at a southeast side home Tuesday afternoon. According to officials, Tucson Fire Department received a report at around 3:30 p.m. about a 2-year-old falling into a spa in...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Brother of Algeria’s ex-president reported detained ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A security official in Algeria says the influential brother of the country’s former longtime president has been detained for questioning. The official on Saturday confirmed Algerian media reports saying Said Bouteflika w...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Small fire reported at PCC West Campus TUCSON – A small fire was reported at Pima Community College’s West Campus Thursday morning. According to PCC officials, the blaze occurred in the West Campus C-Building, damaging an air conditioner on the second floor. Authorities say no...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would of...
01:32, 06/16/2019

At least 20 reported dead after tour bus crash in Mexico JALAPA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in the Mexican state of Veracruz say at least 20 people died and 31 were injured in a collision between a tour bus and semi-trailer. Nogales township civil defense director Roberto Hernández told a local radio statio...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Three major pharmaceutical companies just reported earnings — here's how they did Shares of pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Merck rose in premarket trading after reporting first-quarter financial results that beat Wall Street's expectations....
05:32, 04/30/2019

Man dies in Hawaii after reported shark attack MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A man has died in Hawaii after a reported shark attack. Authorities say shark warning signs were being posted in the Ka’anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died Saturday morning. The signs will remain in place unti...
18:48, 05/25/2019

Man who reported girl missing arrested in her disappearance HOUSTON (AP) — The man who reported 4-year-old Maleah Davis had been abducted from him last weekend was arrested near Houston Saturday in connection with her disappearance and police say they have found blood in his apartment linked to her. Darion Ve...
22:16, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov't, opposition reported in talks The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country...
01:00, 05/16/2019

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in "unusually large numbers."...
11:48, 06/13/2019

Three suspects in U.N. experts' killing escape jail in Congo Three suspects in the killing of two U.N. investigators in Democratic Republic of Congo escaped from prison overnight, a defense lawyer in the case said on Tuesday....
05:16, 05/07/2019

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country....
09:48, 06/01/2019

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country. The elder Tshisekedi died more than two years ago in Brussels at 84 b...
11:00, 06/01/2019

ISIS makes inroads with militant groups in Congo The caliphate may be gone in Iraq and Syria but ISIS is rebranding and finding new places to terrorize, this time in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....
10:00, 05/01/2019

30 dead, more than 150 missing after boat sinks on Congo lake Thirty people are dead, and dozens of passengers are missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials told CNN on Monday....
07:00, 05/27/2019

ISIS Claims First Attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo Islamic State propagandists said the group was responsible for an assault that left eight Congolese soldiers dead. It was the group’s first Congo attack....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Congo: At least 30 dead, dozens missing in boat accident At least 30 people have died and around 200 more are missing after a boat sank on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ferry accidents are common in Congo, with boats frequently overloaded and lacking life vests....
19:48, 05/26/2019

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
05:16, 05/30/2019

ISIS, After Laying Groundwork, Gains Toehold in Congo A recent assault on a military barracks was the first Congo attack claimed by the terror group. But there were earlier signs of an ISIS franchise in the region....
09:16, 04/28/2019

UK charity rebuffs ties to Republic of Congo leader A new report has investigated the UK-registered Brazzaville Foundation and raised questions over its role in the oil-rich Republic of Congo, especially in connection with President Denis Sassou N'Guesso....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Teen Hacker Who Apple Reported to FBI Just Wanted a Dang Job The lawyer for an Australian teenager who twice breached Apple’s internal security says he did so because he thought it might land him a job at the California-based tech giant, the Australian Associated Press reports.Read more......
12:32, 05/27/2019

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground reserves...
03:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas, a day after 15 prisoners d...
18:16, 05/27/2019

Multiple pilots have reported encounters with UFOs, Navy says A growing number of Navy pilots claiming to have spotted unidentified flying objects, or UFOS, has led the Navy to update its protocol for reporting them, according to a New York Times report....
00:00, 05/27/2019

Connecticut mom of 5 reported missing in midst of contentious divorce Cops searched the woods in a wealthy Connecticut town on Tuesday following the disappearance of a mother of five who lives nearby and is embroiled in a bitter divorce....
18:48, 05/28/2019

Damage reported across northeast Kansas after tornado hits People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms inflicted major damage over the central United States....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Vehicle crash reported at Tucson International Airport TUCSON – A crash is causing some traffic delays at Tucson International Airport Thursday afternoon. According to Tucson Airport Authority Fire-Rescue Department, the collision occurred at the lower level roadway. Motorists are advised to be cau...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Quakes in Albania damage some homes, five reported injured Six earthquakes in the space of two hours, the first with a magnitude of 5.3, shook south-eastern Albania on Saturday, injuring five people and causing damage to five houses, the Defense Ministry and local media reported....
06:16, 06/01/2019

Explosion reported at Georgia-Pacific plant in Oklahoma MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say there has been an explosion at a paper plant in north-central Oklahoma. Muskogee County officials say an explosion and fire were reported late Monday night at the Georgia-Pacific plant in Muskogee, about 50 mile...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Gun violence in Agua Prieta continues, two more deaths reported TUCSON – Two more deaths have been reported resulting from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora. According to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, initial information indicates that it continues to be cartel violence and tw...
12:00, 06/14/2019

Rape reported at West Village subway station A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a stranger on the staircase of the West Fourth Street-Washington Square subway station in the West Village early Tuesday morning, police sources said. The woman said she was on the staircase around 3:40 a.m....
17:16, 05/29/2019

Man who reported Maleah Davis missing arrested in her disappearance HOUSTON — The man who reported last weekend that 4-year-old Maleah Davis had been abducted was arrested near Houston in connection with her disappearance and police said they found her blood in his apartment. Derion Vence, who had lived with Maleah a...
08:16, 05/12/2019

Unprecedented Rs 71,500-Crore Bank Frauds Reported In 2018-19: RBI In the last 11 fiscal years, a total of 53,334 cases of fraud were reported by banks involving a massive amount of Rs 2.05 lakh crore, according to data from the central bank. A total of 4,534 and......
12:48, 06/03/2019

Man who reported 4-year-old Texas girl missing is arrested HOUSTON (AP) — The man who reported a 4-year-old Texas girl had been abducted from him last weekend has been arrested near Houston. U.S. Marshals’ southern district spokesman Alfredo Perez says that Darion Vence was taken into custody Saturday ...
17:48, 05/11/2019

U.S., China reported near deal to end some tariffs; talks 'productive' The United States and China are nearing a trade deal that would roll back a portion of the $250 billion in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, Politico reported on Wednesday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the two countries completed "pr...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Live Updates: EVM Malfunctioning Reported In Raebareli And Amethi Nearly 700 candidates are contesting for the 51 seats spread across seven states in phase 5 of Lok Sabha elections 2019 today. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, his mother and UPA chairperson, Sonia......
20:32, 05/05/2019

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country fo...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Congo drops mercenaries investigation of opposition leader Katumbi Congolese prosecutors have dropped an investigation into allegations opposition leader Moise Katumbi hired mercenaries, a document showed on Tuesday, opening the door for him to return home from three years in exile....
16:48, 04/30/2019

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associated Press on Sunday night that many of those aboard...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new prime minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents; and what can Congolese expect of him?...
13:16, 05/21/2019

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Picture perfect - Congo ranger's gorilla selfie goes viral Standing casually and turning their heads to stare straight at the camera, Ndakazi and Ndeze look like any cool selfie pros - only these posers are gorillas....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death The body of Congo's longstanding opposition figurehead and statesman Etienne Tshisekedi arrived home on Thursday to a packed and emotional welcome after a two-year wait in a Belgian morgue because of a ban on his return....
14:16, 05/30/2019

DR Congo: Body of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returned After two years, the body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels. It was delayed over concerns that opposition supporters would call to oust then-President Joseph Kabila....
22:16, 05/30/2019

What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 839 cases of measles in 23 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Watch: Delays reported after plane skids off Newark runway No injuries were reported Saturday when a United Airlines flight from Denver skidded off a runway at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey....
16:16, 06/15/2019

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic an...
12:32, 06/13/2019

At Least 30 Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudan’s ruling military moved to crush the protest movement opposing its grip on power as security forces overran the main sit-in site in the capital early Monday, unleashing furious volleys of gunfire, burning down te...
13:16, 06/03/2019

Car reported stolen in case of missing Texas girl found HOUSTON (AP) — Police have found a car that was reportedly stolen when a 4-year-old Texas girl disappeared late last week. Officers located the gray Nissan Altima Thursday in a parking lot in Missouri City, a suburb southwest of Houston. Police say M...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured....
23:48, 05/21/2019

Man who reported 4-year-old Maleah Davis missing arrested in her disappearance Darion Vence, who lived with Maleah and her mother, was arrested without incident at his brother’s home in Sugar Land, Texas        ...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Sudan troops besiege protest camp, five reported killed KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, witnesses and protest organizers said. Machine gun fire and explosions were heard and smoke rose from the area. KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security ...
02:48, 06/03/2019

Autistic boy found safe after reported missing from Midtown hotel Police reunited a 12-year-old autistic boy and his family Sunday morning after he went missing in Midtown on a visit to the city. The boy wandered off from the hotel lobby where the family was staying near 6th Avenue and West 45th Street just after 8...
09:32, 05/26/2019

Cruise Ship Quarantined in St. Lucia After Measles Case Is Reported The confirmed case, on a ship reportedly owned by the Church of Scientology, comes as the U.S. grapples with the largest measles outbreak in a quarter century....
23:32, 05/01/2019

Shots fired on Kansas State campus; no injuries reported MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University officials have confirmed that shots were fired at a parking lot on campus but that no injuries have been reported and there is “no ongoing threat.” University spokesman Jeff Morris says the s...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Burning Aeroflot plane lands in Moscow, injuries reported MOSCOW (AP) — A plane belonging to Russian national carrier Aeroflot has landed in flames at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and unconfirmed reports say at least five people have been injured. Video on Russian news channel Rossiya-24 showed the p...
10:16, 05/05/2019

Five Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudanese security forces have moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, besieging the site and setting fire to tents, witnesses and protest leaders said. Machine gun fire and explosions were heard and smoke ...
05:00, 06/03/2019

Injuries reported in Coney Island high-rise fire At least two people were hurt when a fire erupted inside a Brooklyn apartment building Tuesday morning, according to reports. Firefighters responded about 4:30 a.m. to 444 Neptune Ave. in Coney Island, where they found a fully engulfed apartment on t...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Bloody night in Brooklyn as multiple shootings, stabbing reported A woman was shot through the window of her Brooklyn home early Saturday as violence erupted throughout the borough overnight, police said. The 49-year-old was inside her home on Putnam Avenue near Claver Place in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 3 a.m. when...
11:00, 06/08/2019

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
00:48, 05/30/2019

OPP and MNRF warn residents after reported bear sightings in Midland Southern Georgian Bay OPP and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) are warning residents about bears after an adult black bear and cub were spotted in Midland in the early morning hours of Friday....
16:00, 06/14/2019

No injuries reported at residential fire in London: ambulance service No injuries have so far been reported at a fire in east London, a London Ambulance spokesman said on Sunday, adding that ambulance units were still at the scene....
13:16, 06/09/2019

Magic Johnson denies fueling reported Lakers dysfunction Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
00:16, 05/29/2019

I’ve Reported on Modi for Over a Decade. His Hindu Nationalist Ideas Will Be Even More Dangerous Now When the results started trickling in on Thursday showing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist BJP government were set for a landslide victory after a divisive and polarizing campaign, I was not shocked. As a journalist, I ha...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Fire Breaks Out At Housing Complex In London, No Injuries Reported No injuries have so far been reported at a fire in east London, a London Ambulance spokesman said on Sunday, adding that ambulance units were still at the scene....
18:32, 06/09/2019

Crude oil prices drop after API reported lower-than-expected draw Oil prices fell early Wednesday, likely a result of lower-than-expected draws in an API with traders awaiting official EIA inventory data later in the day....
11:00, 04/28/2019

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus has spread widely since the first outbreak in East Asia was found in China in August last year....
10:00, 05/30/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Sanaa, casualties reported The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks on Saudi oil installations....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Germany: Hazing ritual reported at champion handball academy Prosecutors in northern Germany have launched an investigation after reports of violent hazing rituals at a champion handball academy. The hazing was reportedly widespread at the youth academy for years....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Nigeria's Pelfaco signs oil production sharing deal with Congo Republic Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic's state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil field on Tuesday, Congo's oil ministry said....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Family That Fled Violence In Congo Receives Habitat For Humanity Home LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington family is starting a new chapter on Sunday thanks to Habitat for Humanity. After fleeing from the war in Congo in 2009 and spending several years in a refugee camp, the Shabani family says receiving a habit...
15:00, 06/02/2019

How Much Worse Could This Measles Outbreak Get? As of this week, there have been 695 cases of measles in the U.S. across more than 20 states this year—the highest annual toll seen since the disease was declared extinguished in the U.S. in 2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prev...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
07:16, 04/29/2019

Labour MP reported to chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protest A Labour MP has been reported to the party's chief whip for telling campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching at a primary school "you're right"....
05:16, 06/09/2019

Reported 'dead baby' in New York City park turns out to be doll What appeared to be the body of a dead baby in a New York City park was revealed Tuesday to be a realistic-looking doll, much to the relief of authorities....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Laurel County Man Reported Missing Possibly Found Dead In Creek LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Laurel County man who was reported missing is believed to have been found dead, according to the sheriff’s office. The Laurel County Sheriff says 53-year-old Tony Gibson was last seen off Johnson Road about...
19:00, 05/05/2019

No injuries reported so far at blaze at block of flats in London: ambulance service No injuries have so far been reported at a fire in east London, a London Ambulance spokesman said on Sunday, adding that ambulance units were still at the scene....
09:16, 06/09/2019

| Norwegian tanker Front Altair still afloat after reported attack: owner Norwegian tanker Front Altair was still afloat after a reported attack in the Gulf of Oman Thursday, the chief executive of the company that owns the vessel told AFP, denying reports it had sunk....
21:32, 06/14/2019

Authorities say no injuries reported as F-16 fighter jet crashes into building near California air base MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say no injuries reported as F-16 fighter jet crashes into building near California air base....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Tourist bus hit by roadside bomb near Egypt's Giza Pyramids; injuries reported At least a dozen people were injured after tourist bus was hit by a roadside bomb Sunday near a museum being built close to the Giza Pyramids in Egypt....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Musicians lament reported loss of recordings in decade-old Universal fire Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008....
17:48, 06/12/2019

Cops find car reported stolen during abduction of 4-year-old Maleah Davis A car reported stolen during the abduction of a 4-year-old Houston girl has been found, police said Thursday — as the toddler’s mother collapsed outside the cops’ press conference and screamed for her daughter’s return. “...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak: RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last month, RIA news agency cited the watchdog's head Alexander Zharov as saying on Thursday....
09:32, 06/06/2019

‘Massive and protracted’ humanitarian crisis in DR Congo can be ‘beaten back’ if donors step up “Urgent and sustained funding” for a Government-led response to what is now a “massive and protracted” humanitarian crisis across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is required, said the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN reli...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying array of diseases and lab-coat flirtations. But she’s back in the genre on Nat Geo’s miniseries “The Ho...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO’s decision proved controversial....
09:00, 06/18/2019

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by doctors...
13:16, 06/13/2019

| Ebola death toll to pass 1 000 - UN The current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed nearly 1 000 people, the UN said, warning the "intense" spread of the virus was set to persist....
04:16, 05/04/2019

| Ebola centre attacker killed in DRC Police and soldiers repelled an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo overnight, killing one assailant, a government official said....
18:16, 05/13/2019

Cochise County addressing Hep A outbreak GettyImages Cochise County health officials are offering walk-in clinics to prevent the spread of Hepatitis A. Cochise Health & Social Services data shows the outbreak started in March. Since then, five cases have been reported. Hepatitis A can be pr...
19:32, 05/21/2019

More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — An encephalitis outbreak has killed more than 100 children in India’s eastern state of Bihar. Authorities say 106 children have died and 437 others between the ages of 4 and 10 are being treated in hospitals in Muzaffarpur d...
06:00, 06/18/2019

India: More than 100 dead from encephalitis outbreak Indian officials said Tuesday that encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain commonly caused by a viral infection, has killed more than 100 people in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar....
04:32, 06/18/2019

Used Needles Likely Cause Of HIV Outbreak Among Children In Pakistan Health authorities here are scrambling to control an HIV outbreak in the country's south after the virus was diagnosed in about 700 people, most of them children, in recent weeks....
23:16, 06/06/2019

Everything you need to know about the hospital food listeria outbreak Two more people are reported to have died after eating contaminated sandwiches at a UK hospital. Here’s everything you need to know about the listeria outbreak...
05:48, 06/17/2019

Magic Johnson praises Los Angeles Lakers on reported Anthony Davis trade: 'Job well done' Magic Johnson appeared to try and bury the hatchet with the Los Angeles Lakers front office after the team reportedly acquired Anthony Davis in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans....
06:00, 06/17/2019

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle asks if Trump could be reported as a 'security threat' following ABC interview MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle questioned whether President Trump will be reported to the authorities as a "security threat" following his interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos. ...
22:48, 06/12/2019

On Rahul Gandhi's Reported Outburst, Team Ashok Gehlot Fights Back Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot gave only a fraction of his time to campaign for his son, sources close to him said today, countering allegations that his preoccupation with his son's campaign......
08:48, 05/28/2019

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
12:00, 05/24/2019

US Marshals: Darion Vence, the man who reported a 4-year-old girl was abducted from him, has been arrested near Houston HOUSTON (AP) — US Marshals: Darion Vence, the man who reported a 4-year-old girl was abducted from him, has been arrested near Houston....
17:48, 05/11/2019

Baghdad's Green Zone targeted in rocket attack, no casualties reported, military says A large explosion was heard in central Baghdad on Sunday night after an apparent rocket attack on the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone but no casualties were reported, according to officials....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Forty-one reported killed after Russian passenger plane crash-lands in Moscow Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said....
15:16, 05/05/2019

Colombian Soccer Player Found Dead Days After Family Reported Her Missing Leidy Asprilla, a 22-year-old soccer player who had represented Colombia in youth international tournaments, was found dead off the side of a road yesterday. Her family reported her missing on Sunday after Asprilla left home to pick up a teammate for...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Man who reported missing Houston girl arrested in her disappearance, blood discovered in apartment A man who told investigators the 4-year-old daughter of his girlfriend was abducted by three men in a pickup truck was arrested near Houston on Saturday in connection with her disappearance as officials revealed her blood was discovered in his apartm...
08:32, 05/12/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Small plane makes emergency landing in Hudson River outside NYC; no injuries reported A small, single-engine seaplane made an emergency landing in the Hudson River north of New York City on Tuesday evening, the U.S. Coast Guard told Fox News....
01:00, 05/15/2019

Louisiana weather: One dead amid flooding, heavy rains and reported tornadoes Severe weather moved through Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday, leaving flooding, reported tornadoes and at least one death in its wake.        ...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Austan Goolsbee: Pelosi 'stepped over the line' with reported remarks about imprisoning Trump House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's reported remarks about wanting to see President Trump imprisoned were "over the line," according to a former Obama economic adviser....
20:48, 06/07/2019

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s major new immunization campaign against cholera which began on...
08:16, 05/27/2019

WHO advisers recommend changes in Ebola vaccine strategy The World Health Organization's strategic advisory group (SAGE) of vaccine experts have recommended speeding up vaccinations to tackle the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO said on Tuesday....
09:16, 05/07/2019

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don’t stop DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo if violent attacks on health teams continue. In an update Friday, WHO warned that Ebola response act...
04:16, 05/10/2019

'Terrifying' Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say experts More than 1,600 people infected in North Kivu province since outbreak began in AugustEbola in the DRC: everything you need to knowAn Ebola epidemic in a conflict-riven region of Democratic Republic of Congo is out of control and could become as serio...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Timothy Kimei issued a statement saying the patient is in isolation and the hospital in western Kenya to...
02:48, 06/17/2019

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday....
06:16, 06/14/2019

For ‘Hot Zone,’ Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Julianna Margulies knew she was claustrophobic, but she didn’t realize just how much until she had to wear a sealed, full-body biosafety suit while filming the upcoming limited series “The Hot Zone.” Margu...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
04:32, 05/19/2019

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province, that has till now affected over 600 people,......
13:00, 05/28/2019

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recently opened hospital near Columbus. Franklin County’s health department said Tuesday that’s ...
15:16, 06/04/2019

Outbreak of Legionnaire’s blamed on hot water system GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a newly opened hospital outside Columbus has been traced to its hot water system. The health department said at least 16 patients admitted to the 210-bed Mount Carmel Grove City ho...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Aldi recalls flour after e.coli outbreak Aldi and Archer Daniels Midland on Saturday issued a joint recall for the Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at grocery stores in 11 states after 17 people have fallen ill....
13:48, 05/25/2019

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the US....
21:16, 05/24/2019

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. San Diego County authorities said Friday that the asylum seekers and their families are staying in mot...
14:32, 05/24/2019

‘Unprecedented’ 100,000 people hit by measles outbreak across Europe Measles is spreading at a terrifying rate across Europe with more than 100,000 people hit by the outbreak in the last year. Authorities are being urged to increase their response to combat the deadly surge in the preventable disease, The World Health...
20:48, 05/10/2019

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa head said on Tuesday, despite a new "vaccine-derived" outbreak....
08:48, 05/28/2019

More than 800 cases of measles in US The number of measles cases in the United States is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly measles update....
17:00, 05/13/2019

Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera arrested, placed on leave after reported domestic violence incident Herrera, 27, was arrested in Atlantic City after an incident in the Golden Nugget Hotel. Officers ID'd the victim as his 20-year-old girlfriend.        ...
02:16, 05/29/2019

Reported Nets trade with Hawks could shake up free agency — and give the Knicks agita While Atlanta adds to its bounty of first-round picks, Brooklyn could clear enough salary-cap space to sign the likes of Kyrie irving and Kevin Durant....
18:48, 06/06/2019

Blood evidence linked to Maleah Davis is found in home of man who reported her missing, police say The man who was watching 4-year-old Maleah Davis before she vanished has been arrested after blood evidence found in his apartment was linked to that of the missing child, Houston police said....
02:16, 05/12/2019

Father falsely reported daughter was missing hoping his stolen car would be found faster, police say The father of a 3-year-old girl was arrested Sunday in California after he allegedly claimed his car was stolen with the toddler inside — even though she wasn't — hoping that police could find the car sooner, investigators said....
07:48, 05/13/2019

Russian online poker star killed in reported hair dryer accident at home A Russian online poker star was discovered dead in her Moscow home last week after electrocuting herself while using a hairdryer during a bath, according to local media....
08:48, 06/16/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congol; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a super-cereal distributed by the World Food Progra...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeeping Commanders’ meeting at the Security Council; and...
14:00, 06/18/2019

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it to other areas of the world. But a new study out T...
15:16, 06/13/2019

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency: statement A World Health Organization (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda, saying that the criteria had not been met....
12:32, 06/14/2019

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
23:48, 06/16/2019

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has killed dozens of people in Asia....
19:16, 05/29/2019

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm....
17:00, 06/14/2019

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilities and workers in the DRC stop....
16:16, 05/23/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
09:00, 05/22/2019

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan reports...
06:48, 05/30/2019

28 quarantined on Scientology cruise ship over measles outbreak WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao announced Saturday that 17 crew members and 11 passengers must stay aboard a ship owned by the Church of Scientology that is under quarantine following a confirmed case of measles. Dr. Izzy Gerstenblu...
08:16, 05/12/2019

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 25 years....
13:48, 05/05/2019

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to help it evade regulatory oversight before its drugs caused a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak....
18:00, 06/07/2019

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—m...
05:16, 05/22/2019

Quarantine at Michigan women’s prison after scabies outbreak YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a new scabies outbreak at Michigan’s only prison for women led to a quarantine at the facility so inmates could get treatment. The Michigan Department of Corrections confirmed Tuesday that a residential uni...
09:00, 05/22/2019

An entire New Jersey jail has been quarantined due to mumps outbreak If you end up in a county jail, chances are you’re not having the greatest of days to begin with. Inmates who found themselves behind the bars of the Bergen County jail in New Jersey got a little more than they bargained for this week when a ha...
16:32, 06/12/2019

Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the recommended two doses of the live measles vaccine....
08:32, 05/06/2019

E. coli outbreak spreads across 10 states, infects 156 people A total of 156 people across 10 states have been infected with the strain of E. coli implicated in the latest outbreak, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Maine becomes 25th U.S. state caught up in measles outbreak Medical authorities in Maine on Wednesday confirmed the state's first measles infection in two years, making it the 25th state to report cases of the disease....
06:48, 05/22/2019

Dangerous, violent tornado outbreak predicted for Monday A dangerous day for weather is forecast for Monday in portions of Texas and Oklahoma. "An outbreak of tornadoes, some potentially long-track and violent, is expected today into this evening," the Storm Prediction Center warned.    ...
06:32, 05/20/2019

RPT-U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot and their exposure risk, according to public health experts battling the nation’s largest outbreak since the viru...
04:32, 04/29/2019

Mountains of trash in LA could cause bubonic plague outbreak: expert All that garbage attracts rats, which “pose a public health risk,” an infectious disease specialist has warned, because the rodents can lead to the spread of salmonella and bubonic plague -- not to mention fleas that have been infected with typhus....
09:16, 05/22/2019

Facebook Releases Maps to Help Fight Disease Outbreak Facebook has built new maps that can help its health partners better understand where people live, how they are moving and whether they have connectivity....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Judge tosses 2 convictions in meningitis outbreak case BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has overturned the jury convictions of a former owner and employee of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nationwide meningitis outbreak. U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns on Friday tossed the conviction of Gr...
18:00, 06/07/2019

U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot and their exposure risk, according to public health experts battling the nation’s largest outbreak since the viru...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system. Martin and Rebecca Brown, from Orient, sued Mount Carmel Grove City in Franklin County on...
13:48, 06/15/2019

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
22:48, 06/13/2019

Cholera outbreak declared in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique Officials declared a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique on Thursday, a week after cyclone winds, floods and heavy rains hit the area, local television station STV said....
13:16, 05/02/2019

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa director said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Parents sue tycoon’s firm over dysentery outbreak in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — Scores of children have been sickened in an outbreak of dysentery at several state-run day care centers in Moscow, and their parents have filed suit against a catering company controlled by a Kremlin-connected businessman. Parents of 41...
00:32, 05/14/2019

CDC: Measles cases in U.S. the most in 25 years There have been more than 700 reported measles cases in the United States this year -- the highest mark in a quarter-century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
10:16, 04/29/2019

Ericsson: Consumers will pay more for 5G and there are use cases Ericsson claims a new report into 5G demonstrates tangible consumer demand to the potential for mobile operators to realise new commercial opportunities.The Swedish network giant has much to gain from operators investing in new infrastructure and hop...
09:48, 05/07/2019

More than 760 measles cases in US, most are in New York The number of measles cases reported this year in the United States has climbed to 764, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
12:48, 05/06/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 The number of measles cases in the United States surpassed 1,000 Wednesday, a milestone Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called "troubling."...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Abducted Texas girl, 8, found safe after church members reported suspect's vehicle, police say A desperate search for an 8-year-old girl in Texas who was snatched from her mother while walking came to an end early Sunday when authorities were able to locate the child thanks to two alert church members who went out and spotted the suspect's veh...
11:48, 05/19/2019

Israel-Hamas cease fire reported Monday after heavy weekend Gaza battle killed 27 The escalation had killed 23 on the Gaza side, both militants and civilians, while on the Israeli side four civilians were killed from incoming fire.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Crypto bulls hail Facebook's reported move into digital assets as a key moment in tech history Facebook's reported move into cryptocurrency could amount to the biggest catalyst for digital assets in their decade-long history, some crypto investors say....
15:32, 06/17/2019

Alibaba seeks stock split to boost available shares ahead of reported Hong Kong listing Under Alibaba's proposal, one share would be split into eight with the number of shares available for investors increasing from 4 billion to 32 billion....
01:00, 06/17/2019

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say. Medical ...
13:32, 06/18/2019

UN health chief warns of ‘very high’ risk of Ebola spread GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains “very high.” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was speaking Monday at the start of the World Health Organization’s annual assembly, whe...
05:00, 05/20/2019

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease....
00:32, 05/22/2019

Death toll rises in eastern India in encephalitis outbreak Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to 112 children this month...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Doctor With Infected Syringe Allegedly Sparks HIV Outbreak In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Pharmacists linked to 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced A federal judge in California sentenced two former pharmacists for crimes uncovered during the investigation of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed more than 100 people....
20:32, 05/31/2019

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn grappling with a measles outbreak say they are now dealing with a second scourge: ...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Hospital reports patient death amid Legionnaires outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a patient has died amid an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in a recently opened central Ohio hospital. Mount Carmel Health System says the patient who died Sunday was among the seven who had been diagno...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
09:16, 05/22/2019

African swine fever outbreak spreads to fourth province An outbreak of African swine fever, a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has spread to a fourth province in South Africa, the agricultural ministry said on Monday, following a spate of outbreaks last month....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has affected 52 people in dozens of states....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
14:16, 05/23/2019

Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Weather, Then Forecast Shows Relief Nearly 40 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on the way....
08:48, 05/29/2019

Explainer: Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the recommended two doses of the live measles vaccine....
04:16, 05/06/2019

CDC warns US could lose measles elimination status if outbreak continues The U.S. could lose its measles elimination status as outbreaks in New York City and Rockland County, New York, push the total number of confirmed cases so far this year close to 1,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
12:16, 05/30/2019

NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health Department....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions....
15:32, 06/13/2019

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Summer camp is the newest front in the battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in nearly three decades . Vaccinations are being mandated this summer for campers and staff in several counties north of New York City that a...
05:48, 06/16/2019

Severe weather outbreak underway as storms erupt over central U.S. All modes of severe weather will be possible Friday through the weekend as a vigorous storm system plows into the central United States threatening at least 18 states and over 40 millions residents....
03:16, 05/18/2019

Tornado, severe weather outbreak most 'prolonged stretch' in 8 years -- and here's why A volatile stretch of weather over the past two weeks has left a path of death and destruction in communities stretching from the Southern Plains all the way to the Northeast all because of a stalled pattern across the country....
09:48, 05/29/2019

Unvaccinated teen banned from school during chickenpox outbreak now has the illness Jerome Kunkel came down with chickenpox last week, nearly two months after health officials restricted students without immunity at his school        ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Pillsbury Best bread flour recalled in ongoing E. coli outbreak Pillsbury Best bread flour has been recalled and is the third brand of flour manufactured by Buffalo, New York-based ADM Milling Co. to be recalled.       ...
21:32, 06/16/2019

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, stirring panic and casting a light on the country's......
09:32, 05/29/2019

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S. throughout 2019.Read more......
00:00, 06/06/2019

Tucson seeing surge in Hepatitis A cases PHOENIX (AP) – Health officials say Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix. The outbreak of the viral disease that affects the liver began in November and cases have continued to rise...
23:16, 05/05/2019

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week. This caps off the longest flu season in a decade....
16:32, 05/24/2019

US measles cases surpass 1,000 this year The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The agency said there have been 1,001 cases so far this year....
15:16, 06/05/2019

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issues new apology amid reported career rehab attempt Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issued a new apology Sunday amid a report he was trying to "rehab" his career over a year after being fired from MSNBC amid sexual misconduct claims....
14:16, 05/05/2019

Tornado spotted near Tulsa airport, water rescues reported across Oklahoma as severe threat shifts east A powerful storm system that brought dozens of tornado sightings across the Southern Plains spawned a confirmed twister Tuesday morning near Tulsa International Airport as highways across Oklahoma were closed by floodwaters....
10:00, 05/21/2019

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a region that is now “largely peaceful”....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Julianna Margulies on her shocking Ebola drama: 'I panicked in my hazmat suit!' The star of ER and The Good Wife is back – as a doctor fighting to save humanity. She gives her bodyguard the slip to talk about our imperilled planet – and her love of Sussex A-roadsBefore I meet Julianna Margulies, I spend three days staring at her...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August....
11:16, 05/03/2019

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
05:00, 05/21/2019

E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef sickens nearly 180 people across 10 states, CDC says The E.coli outbreak linked to raw ground beef products has now sickened 177 people across 10 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Over 100 children killed in India's encephalitis outbreak as protesters call for action An encephalitis outbreak has killed over 100 children in eastern India since June, officials say, with more than 430 others requiring hospitalization....
08:16, 06/18/2019

U.S. measles outbreak hits 'completely avoidable' 25-year-high: officials The number of measles cases in the United States has reached a 25-year peak, propelled by the spread of misinformation about the vaccine that can prevent the disease, federal health officials said on Monday....
09:16, 04/29/2019

Control measures in place to combat Hepatitis A outbreak in Pima County TUCSON – A surge of Hepatitis A has been hitting Tucson and the rest of southern Arizona, health officials say. With more than 150 confirmed cases since November in Pima County alone, Pima County Health Department has implemented several exposu...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Wild rainbow trout make a comeback 20 years after disease outbreak Wild rainbow trout are returning to the mountain rivers of Colorado for the first time in more than 20 years after an invasive parasite eradicated them in the region 20 years ago....
11:48, 06/18/2019

Mizoram Government Says Insect Outbreak Caused Rs 20-Crore Crop Loss The Mizoram government told the Centre about an estimated crop loss of Rs 20 crore caused by an outbreak of the 'Fall Army Worm' (FAW) in the state, a minister said on Tuesday....
01:00, 05/07/2019

E. coli outbreak: 196 people in 10 states now sick, linked to ground beef The E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has now sickened 196 people in 10 states, the CDC said Monday. Twenty-eight of them had to be hospitalized.        ...
14:48, 05/13/2019

Health Department closes Queens yeshiva amid measles outbreak Health officials ordered a Queens yeshiva closed Monday as New York City struggles to contain the nation's worst measles outbreak in a generation....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Parents of Babies Too Young to Vaccinate Feel Trapped by Measles Outbreak The measles vaccine is not usually given to children until they are a year old. So some new parents are avoiding public places and anti-vaccine friends....
10:00, 05/02/2019

E. coli outbreak in 10 states sickens 196 people, hospitalizes 28, health officials say The E. coli outbreak connected to ground beef has now sickened 196 people across 10 states — a 19-person increase since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported numbers last month....
07:00, 05/14/2019

Vaccine rates climb on ‘hippie’ island amid measles outbreak VASHON ISLAND, Wash. — Sarah Day is a school nurse with “street cred” when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates. Since sh...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Robert Kennedy Jr. stands behind anti-vaxxers amid measles outbreak Robert Kennedy Jr. joined anti-vaxxers in Albany Tuesday railing against the proposed strengthening of New York’s vaccination law amid the worst measles outbreak in decades....
20:16, 05/14/2019

Global Health: Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
10:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. records 1,000th case of measles, officials blame misinformation for outbreak The United States has recorded 1,001 measles cases so far this year in the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease in more than a quarter-century, federal health officials said on Wednesday as they issued a new plea for parents to vaccinate t...
14:32, 06/05/2019

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture minist...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consume...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids with severely compromised immune systems who are literally scared to death to go to school because of...
17:16, 05/28/2019

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was infected but is now fully recovered....
09:16, 05/22/2019

Not enough vaccine: Asylum seekers awaiting rulings face chickenpox outbreak The health department doesn’t have enough vaccine for the asylum seekers and the shelter can't quarantine the sick, a health official said.        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

US measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was infected but is now fully recovered....
09:32, 05/22/2019

French doctor investigated in 24 poisoning cases French police investigating an anesthesiologist in connection with multiple poisonings have added 17 new cases to their probe, bringing the total under investigation to 24....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 971 confirmed cases....
09:32, 06/03/2019

NJ jail with 5 suspected mumps cases quarantined Officials placed the Bergen County Jail in New Jersey under quarantine as they investigate five suspected cases of mumps among the inmates. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco said Tuesday that the first case was discovered a day earlier. (June 12) ...
04:32, 06/12/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide....
23:48, 06/11/2019

U.S. Supreme Court returns with several key cases on the agenda The U.S. Supreme Court returns to work Monday with a number of significant cases to examine -- particularly a government case in which the Trump administration wants to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
05:32, 05/13/2019

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease...
08:32, 05/28/2019

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women....
13:48, 05/21/2019

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’...
14:00, 06/11/2019

45% Rise In Number Of Tuberculosis Cases In Rajasthan Rajasthan has seen a 45 per cent increase in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the last one year after the Centre made it a notifiable disease, according to government data....
07:16, 06/03/2019

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia County HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Cabell County’s cluster — the only one currently ...
06:32, 05/27/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases have more than doubled 2018's total Seventy-five new measles cases have turned up in the United States, federal health officials said Monday -- piling onto a record number for the year, which still has seven months left....
18:48, 05/13/2019

French doctor suspected in poisoning cases A French anesthetist has been charged with 17 instances of poisoning patients, seeking to heroically bring them back from the brink of death. Frederic Pechier was already being investigated for nine deaths....
22:16, 05/16/2019

The best PC case 2019: top cases for your desktop computer If you’re setting out to build one of the best PCs you can muster, it’s tempting to channel all of your energy into finding the best processors, SSDs, RAM and, of course, the best graphics card. But, you should focus on finding the best...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino said Wednesday he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members of his council for misconduct....
05:16, 06/05/2019

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Ex-NYPD cop who testified in bribery cases gets 4 months A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former head of NYPD’s gun licensing division, who took part in a wide-ranging bribery scandal and ended up ratting on other officers, to four months in prison The US Attorney’s office in Manhattan advocated ...
07:00, 06/13/2019

New diabetes cases fall as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren't sure why. (May 28)        ...
16:00, 05/28/2019

43 more measles cases confirmed in NYC since late April The city Health Department announced Tuesday that the number of measles cases in the city has hit 466 since the outbreak began in October. That’s an increase of 43 cases since the city last reported figures on April 29. That new tally includes ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study published Thursday in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum. The study, conducted by the Friedman School of ...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Beyond Bitcoin: Here are some of the new use cases for distributed ledger technology BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Of the many technologies reshaping the world ec...
01:00, 05/08/2019

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a clinic in eastern France, prosecutors say....
21:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, which was before the disease was declared eradicated in the country, federal officials said on Thursday....
18:32, 05/30/2019

French Doctor Suspected In 17 More Poisoning Cases A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France, one of his lawyers said....
10:48, 05/17/2019

US officials urge some adults to get revaccinated against measles amid worst outbreak in 25 years Most adults should be protected from the measles, though some may need to be vaccinated amid the worst year for the disease in 25 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says....
13:16, 04/30/2019

New York City cites 84 people for refusing to vaccinate amid measles outbreak New York City cited 84 people for refusing to vaccinate their children as the city's ongoing measles outbreak worsens, the city's health department said in a statement Tuesday....
12:16, 05/07/2019

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as chicks and ducklings — has expanded, sickening a new total of 279 people across 41 states....
12:32, 06/15/2019

Oysters from Mexico region linked to gastrointestinal illness outbreak, California officials say Oyster lovers, beware: Raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico, have been linked to a gastrointestinal illness outbreak in California....
13:00, 05/08/2019

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
06:00, 05/23/2019

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
11:32, 05/22/2019

US closes Texas processing center amid flu outbreak after teen migrant's death U.S. border agents temporarily closed a main processing center for migrants in southern Texas Tuesday, one day after authorities said a 16-year-old from Guatemala died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Upstate summer camps turning away unvaccinated kids amid measles outbreak There’ll be less “Kumbaya” at New York’s summer camps this year. As the US fights its worst measles outbreak in 25 years — with New York at the epicenter — owners of some upstate camps are refusing to allow kids in for s’...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Police Cases Filed Against 119 So Far For "Abusing" Pinarayi Vijayan Police cases were filed against as many as 119 people for allegedly abusing Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on social media over the last three years, statistics provided by the state......
08:48, 06/12/2019

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
03:16, 06/10/2019

Measles cases in U.S. reach 940, highest count since 1994 The number of measles cases in the United States hit 940 last week, the highest number reported since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday....
09:00, 05/28/2019

ADHS: Confirmed cases of hepatitis A rises to 339 since November TUCSON – Arizona is one of the states currently experiencing a large outbreak of hepatitis A, according to Arizona Department of Health Services. In response to the outbreak, the department recently launched an “interactive dashboard,” which is meant...
10:48, 06/04/2019

Two HIV Cases Linked to Spa That Gave Trendy 'Vampire Facials' The so-called vampire facials that have been touted by celebrities for ostensible rejuvenation benefits have been linked to two cases of HIV in New Mexico, according to health officials.Read more......
21:00, 04/30/2019

Adani Group To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against "The Wire" The Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal thewire.in and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for articles against its companies, highly placed sources said on......
08:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000 The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday....
11:00, 04/28/2019

200 arrests at Moscow protest against falsified police cases Russian authorities say that more than 200 people have been reported arrested in a large unauthorized protest against falsified police cases, sparked by the recent arrest of a prominent reporter on drug-dealing charges that later were dropped...
06:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044 The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
09:00, 06/17/2019

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World A freelance reporter missing in Tanzania, a newspaper editor facing censorship in South Sudan and two journalists detained in Nicaragua are all among those on this month’s list of the 10 Most Urgent threats to press freedom. The list — re...
05:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
11:48, 06/03/2019

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven't come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning cases....
11:16, 05/26/2019

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
15:32, 06/14/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states are seeking to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe vs. Wade....
23:32, 05/15/2019

10 'most urgent' global press freedom cases, May 2019 Deutsche Welle, as part of the One Free Press Coalition, is using its global reach to spotlight journalists under attack around the world. From Tanzania to Nicaragua, here are 10 most urgent cases in May....
05:00, 05/03/2019