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New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread

Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democrati...

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread

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New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
19:34, 06/12/2019

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
15:34, 06/12/2019

Two More Ebola Cases Diagnosed in Uganda as First Victim, 5, Dies Fears grew that the year-old outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo could spread further in what one expert called a “truly frightening phase.”...
18:17, 06/12/2019

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....
14:00, 06/12/2019

Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is s...
11:00, 06/13/2019

World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo KASINDI, Congo (AP) — World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo....
15:17, 06/12/2019

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, the top World Health Organization (WHO) expert told R...
23:51, 06/13/2019

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where authorities said a 5-year-old boy tested positive for th...
03:00, 06/12/2019

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts fear that there could be more undetected cases....
19:51, 06/12/2019

| One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, the World Health Organisation says....
23:17, 06/11/2019

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring ...
00:34, 06/13/2019

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the viru...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the dise...
23:51, 06/13/2019

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to contain is spreading....
14:34, 06/13/2019

The Latest: UN says no evidence Ebola is spreading in Uganda BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The World Health Organization says there’s no evidence Ebola is spreading within Uganda aft...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
23:00, 06/13/2019

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first...
11:17, 06/13/2019

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other people remain in intensive care, a heal...
12:17, 06/13/2019

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the virus....
04:51, 06/14/2019

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cros...
12:17, 06/13/2019

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. ...
02:17, 06/15/2019

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus killed nearly 1,400 in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
19:00, 06/12/2019

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, speci...
09:51, 06/17/2019

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda...
22:17, 06/11/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case since virus broke out in Congo A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda's health ministry said late Tuesday,...
14:34, 06/12/2019

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
22:00, 06/13/2019

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two more people in Uganda tested positive for the hig...
16:51, 06/12/2019

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside th...
00:17, 06/13/2019

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda: health ministry official A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of the deadly Ebola virus in the latest outbreak of the disease, a health ministry official said on Thursday....
09:17, 06/13/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, expected to spread: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic is 994 and expec...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reut...
10:17, 06/13/2019

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) Health offici...
00:17, 06/12/2019

Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The fi...
17:17, 06/13/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Orga...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border town of Mpondwe as they cross over from the Democrat...
23:51, 06/13/2019

| 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"....
05:17, 05/21/2019

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring...
00:17, 06/12/2019

5-Year-Old Child Dies in Uganda as Ebola Outbreak Officially Becomes an International Problem The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially become an international problem, with three confirmed cases in neighboring Uganda confirmed as of today. Tragically, ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
21:51, 06/13/2019

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
09:51, 06/05/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is fi...
22:51, 06/12/2019

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
21:17, 06/04/2019

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
17:51, 06/06/2019

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history....
11:00, 06/10/2019

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected ...
22:34, 06/03/2019

Congo registers record of 27 new Ebola cases in one day Democratic Republic of Congo registered a one-day record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday, raising last week's number of cases to 126, the biggest since the current outbreak was declared last...
22:51, 04/29/2019

Ebola Cases in Congo Have Hit a Record for Most Reported in a Single Day (BUTEMBO, Congo) — The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment center in eastern Congo. Before the motorcycle could reach the faci...
04:17, 05/01/2019

| Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day Health experts are expressing growing alarm about the number of people sickened with the Ebola virus who are never reaching treatment centres, allowing the disease to spread to caregivers and countles...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reached the milestone three times as quickly as it took ...
17:51, 06/04/2019

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in the region...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epi...
17:34, 06/13/2019

| 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....
00:17, 05/24/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been all...
12:17, 05/22/2019

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 ...
11:51, 06/10/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo hits record with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
14:51, 05/02/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo hits record for confirmed cases in single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
23:34, 05/01/2019

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exp...
07:17, 05/08/2019

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. Tulsa County officials say some resi...
18:00, 05/27/2019

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that have deepened Moscow’s fears of U.S. intentions in the...
11:17, 06/15/2019

Group says arrests raise fears of fresh crackdown in Egypt An international rights group says the recent arrests of a rights lawyer and an activist have raised fears of a fresh crackdown by Egyptian authorities on dissent....
15:51, 05/18/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that progress is being made in accessing communities that ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Prototype cases for the 2019 Apple iPhone lineup might "confirm" your worst fears We've already seen a number of renders showing what we might expect the 2019 Apple iPhone models to look like. The biggest change is on the back where the rear cameras (two in the case of the iPhone 1...
10:34, 06/02/2019

Unesco advisers raise concerns over plan to raise Warragamba dam wall World Heritage centre says proposal would result in inundation of large part of world heritage-listed Blue Mountains wilderness area Advisers to the United Nations have expressed concerns about a plan...
12:51, 06/09/2019

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 sin...
17:17, 05/20/2019

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 i...
12:34, 05/15/2019

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 ...
12:34, 06/05/2019

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....
17:51, 05/24/2019

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....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Now The War of the Worlds has spread to inner space Carl Guyenette has turned musician Jeff Wayne's 70’s concept album into two hours of immersive terror – by putting all the tech at the service of the story...
15:51, 05/24/2019

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 ...
19:34, 05/12/2019

| 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....
21:00, 06/03/2019

| 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....
15:51, 05/15/2019

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....
13:34, 06/05/2019

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 ...
18:00, 05/12/2019

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 wome...
19:34, 06/13/2019

‘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 M...
20:51, 04/28/2019

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....
20:34, 05/25/2019

| 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 ...
17:51, 05/17/2019

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailing "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....
21:34, 06/14/2019

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Canine brucellosis: What you need to know about the dog disease that can spread to humans After state officials confirmed cases of the disease at a breeding facility in Marion County, here's what you should know about Brucella canis.        ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

A new approach to targeting tumors and tracking their spread The spread of malignant cells from an original tumor to other parts of the body, known as metastasis, is the main cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Early detection of tumors and metastases could si...
02:00, 05/07/2019

San Francisco Weighs 'IPO Tax' to Spread Tech Wealth The city’s leaders are proposing to more than triple a tax on stock compensation in a bid to use revenue from a wave of public offerings by tech companies to address concerns about growing wealth disp...
15:17, 05/10/2019

After caliphate's fall, IS insurgents still spread fear It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room....
12:34, 05/13/2019

Iranians tense and apprehensive as whispers of war spread Iranian and U.S. leaders have reassured their nations that they do not seek war. But among ordinary Iranians who already face hardship from tightening sanctions, nerves are being strained by worry tha...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Uganda: Opposition pop star Bobi Wine jailed over protest The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure known as Bobi Wine has been remanded to jail after being charged over his role in a street protest against social media tax last year...
19:00, 04/29/2019

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"...
14:17, 06/12/2019

Handheld device could detect CRISPR bioweapons before they spread Bits of DNA known as gene drives that force themselves through a population could be use maliciously, but thankfully there is a way to detect them before they spread...
00:00, 04/29/2019

How anti-vaccine messaging continues to spread online Misinformation surrounding the safety of vaccines is not new, but social media helps it spread more widely than ever, which can lead to dangerous consequences....
11:51, 05/21/2019

Opioids crisis has spread beyond United States: OECD Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada and some European countries, as prescription opioid painkillers have become much more common, the OECD club o...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spread NEW YORK (AP) — An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products from toys to clothing. But some retailers will be less equipped to handle the p...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Zambia to kill 2000 hippos because they might spread anthrax Over the next five years 2000 hippos are to be culled in Zambia, supposedly to stop them giving people anthrax, but the cull may inadvertently fuel the trade in hippo ivory...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Salmonella can hijack immune cells to spread around the body Salmonella bacteria can use immune cells as vehicles to escape from the gut. They control them by changing the way the cells react to electrical signals...
18:34, 04/28/2019

New Ferrari hybrid tech to spread to other plug-in models News 29 May, 2019 The first plug-in hybrid Ferrari is the SP90 Stradale, a V8 supercar, but electrification will work its way across Ferrari's range...
00:51, 05/30/2019

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....
15:00, 05/23/2019

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Directo...
18:17, 04/28/2019

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent United Nations study. The feminine-voiced AI helpers, w...
08:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. lawmakers call on spy chief to rein in spread of hacking tools U.S. lawmakers want the State Department and intelligence community to help rein in the sale of surveillance tools by private companies to repressive regimes, according to a letter signed by a biparti...
01:00, 05/21/2019

‘I try to spread the joy’: the trans pastor battling intolerance in the deep south Elijah Walker, who is trans, is seeking to carve out his ministry in Arkansas while gay culture, he says, is going back underground locallyParishioners and visitors wander in, many pausing at the buff...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Who Invented Peanut Butter? Origins of the Tasty Sandwich Spread Peanut butter is a popular type of food commonly used as a spread, though it may also be used as an ingredient in various recipes. As many already know, peanut butter is made from ground dry roasted p...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Dole fruit trucks burned in Honduras as protests spread Protesters burned and looted some 30 shipping containers marked with the logo of the Dole Food Company in Honduras on Sunday, a military official said, in the second attack on symbols of U.S. power in...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Destructive pest could spread to all China's grain production in 12 months The devastating armyworm pest has already spread to more than 8,500 hectares of China's grain production and could soon affect the country's entire crop, a new US government report said this week....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Lawyers for accused bodega killers say The Post spread ‘falsehoods’ Defense lawyers for the gang-bangers on trial in the murder of an innocent teen at a Bronx bodega used The Post as a prop in court on Tuesday to try and make the argument that a gag order should be li...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Two Prostate Cancer Drugs Delay Spread of the Disease by Two Years The treatments could help hundreds of thousands of men worldwide stave off pain and chemotherapy, but researchers don’t yet know if they will extend lives....
18:00, 05/20/2019

No signs Brazil prison killings will spread: presidential spokesman There are no signs that a spate of deadly prison violence in the northern Brazilian city of Manaus will spread to other parts of the country, the presidential spokesman said on Tuesday....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Pennywise Returns to Spread More Fiendish Terror in the First Trailer for It Chapter Two When we last saw the members of the Losers’ Club—the misfit kids of Derry, Maine—they had just made a vow to reunite when Pennywise, the sewer-dwelling demon who preys on their worst fears, inevitably...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, where it was inevitably found and posted by Presid...
03:00, 05/30/2019

New Report Shows How a Pro-Iran Group Spread Fake News Online A research group at the University of Toronto has untangled look-alike websites and bogus news stories that appear to echo the Iranian government’s positions....
06:51, 05/14/2019

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territ...
18:51, 05/13/2019

Irish farmers warned to not cut grass, spread fertilizer during Trump’s visit Farmers in the tiny Irish village of Doonbeg have been told to not cut the grass or spread manure-based fertilizer while President Trump is in town. The edict came from the Irish police force Garda Sí...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Distorted Pelosi Videos Spread on Facebook and Twitter, Helped by Trump The videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the future....
21:17, 05/24/2019

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims,...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion pound funding of fossil fuel corporations is spreadi...
15:34, 05/07/2019

Burying pet rabbits in gardens could spread deadly virus, vets warn While comforting to children, practice may help circulate rabbit virus RVHD2 Burying dead pet rabbits in the garden is a sad, but consoling childhood ritual that many adults recall with fondness. No l...
18:34, 05/31/2019

Spread Love, It’s the Christopher Wallace Way: Brooklyn Block Re-Named for Notorious B.I.G. On any other day, the storm that lingered over Brooklyn, N.Y.,f may have been looked on as ominous or foreboding. It certainly would’ve deterred anyone from standing in it longer than they absolutely ...
06:34, 06/12/2019

Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation In the name of research, Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw and a partner security firm paid a Russian troll $250 for a disinformation campaign. As Wired reports, the experiment was meant to prove how easy it...
20:34, 06/12/2019

Tottenham fire: Dramatic warehouse blaze enters day two as flames spread to second building The battle to bring a dramatic warehouse blaze under control has entered its second day after it spread to a separate building which also went up in flames....
02:51, 05/24/2019

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media, highlighting how political......
06:51, 05/24/2019

Video shows rapid spread of devastating Brooklyn fire that left at least 13 injured This is the moment an apparently suspicious blaze lit up a Brooklyn block before dawn Thursday, quickly escalating into a four-alarm inferno that spread to two neighboring buildings and injured at lea...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that has been edited to give the impression that the Dem...
01:00, 05/25/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds on bargain buying; zinc spread hits 22-yr high Copper prices rose on Tuesday on bargain buying after having tumbled to a 15-week low in the previous session on heightened trade tensions between Beijing and Washington. China said on Monday it w...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional el...
01:00, 05/29/2019

WHO: 34,000 infected with Measles in Europe, disease will spread if vulnerable populations aren't vaccinated More than 34,000 people in Europe have been infected with measles during the first two months of this year and the outbreak will persist if authorities don't implement measures to vaccinate vulnerable...
08:34, 05/08/2019

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak whic...
15:34, 06/12/2019

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two ...
12:34, 05/23/2019

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media as Congress and the White House battle ove...
02:34, 05/24/2019

Oregon Teachers Stage Mass Walkout as Teacher Revolt Continues to Spread Teachers strikes and walkouts continued to sweep the country this week, as Oregon teachers took personal days off school on Wednesday to protest at six sites across the state, according to CNN. Though...
15:34, 05/09/2019

Tyres For Seats In Surat Coaching Centre Made Fire Spread Fast: Official The owner of a coaching centre in a complex in Gujarat's Surat, where 22 people, mostly students died in a massive fire, used tyres in place of chairs, Gujarat Chief Secretary JN Singh said today. The...
21:17, 05/26/2019

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....
15:51, 06/12/2019

Baylor women's basketball star apparently mocks White House's fast food spread President Trump welcomed Baylor University's Lady Bears to the White House on Monday to celebrate their 2019 NCAA Division I Championship win over burgers, fries, pizza and more, and it didn't stop to...
02:17, 05/01/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing r...
23:17, 05/15/2019

Cyclone Idai: UNICEF warns of ‘race against time’ to protect children, prevent spread of disease in flood-ravaged Mozambique A week after the flooded Mozambican port of Beira was hit by Cyclone Idai, “aid agencies are barely beginning to see the scale of the damage”, the head of UNICEF said on Saturday, as she called for mo...
18:17, 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...
04:17, 05/24/2019

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda this week ...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Ebola outbreak spreads outside Congo, WHO says The Ebola outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread outside the country, the World Health Organization announced Tuesday....
10:51, 06/12/2019

| 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....
09:34, 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....
18:51, 05/13/2019

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...
01:51, 06/14/2019

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — 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 patie...
12:17, 06/17/2019

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....
11:51, 05/19/2019

For ‘Hot Zone,’ Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola The biosafety suit Julianna Margulies wore for ‘The Hot Zone’ taught her just how claustrophobic she is; she hopes the true-life tale of Ebola’s arrival in the US drives home importance of science, re...
03:00, 05/21/2019

| UN shifts response as Ebola outbreak in DRC drags on The UN is stepping up its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in the DRC , now in its 10th month, and needs additional resources, Secretary General Antonio Guterres says....
06:34, 05/10/2019

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says Congo should exceed the grim milestone of 1,000 deaths from Ebola later on Friday. Michael Ryan, WHO’s emergencies chief, made the announcement a...
16:51, 05/03/2019

'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...
10:00, 05/15/2019

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 ...
19:34, 05/07/2019

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 a...
14:17, 06/14/2019

When Salt Was Traded for Gold: The Salt Trade of West Africa that Built Kingdoms and Spread Culture In West Africa during the Medieval period, salt was traded for gold. This may seem astonishing as salt is a cheap commodity in today’s society. It may be added that salt is easily available today whic...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies running digital platforms, the head of global vacci...
01:17, 05/22/2019

| DR Congo Ebola clinic in North Kivu attacked Dozens of fighters from an armed group known as Mai-Mai went into the northeastern city of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo and fought with security forces....
17:17, 05/10/2019

Attacks on Ebola clinics escalate as outbreak intensifies Attacks by armed militiamen and locals -- who maintain that the virus is a scheme brought in from the outside -- on Ebola clinics have only escalated as the spread of the disease intensifies....
23:17, 05/09/2019

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak to pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths is to exceed 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination program will be expanded w...
19:51, 05/03/2019

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
00:51, 06/12/2019

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....
19:00, 05/22/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by em...
13:34, 05/15/2019

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 ca...
01:34, 06/15/2019

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emergency, surprising global health leaders and organiza...
11:17, 06/15/2019

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epi...
03:51, 06/13/2019

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has k...
00:17, 06/13/2019

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....
19:34, 06/12/2019

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....
03:34, 05/30/2019

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...
12:34, 05/30/2019

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 ...
03:17, 06/14/2019

Death Toll Rises to More Than 1,000 in Ebola Outbreak in Congo (KINSHASA, Congo) — More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country’s health minister said Friday, as attacks on treatment cent...
21:51, 05/03/2019

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
22:17, 06/14/2019

The Latest: UN committee on alert to discuss Ebola emergency KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The World Health Organization says an expert committee has been alerted for a possible meeting to discuss ...
15:17, 06/12/2019

Clashes in Ebola-affected Congo city kill at least nine Heavy fighting between the army and local militiamen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola-stricken city of Butembo killed at least nine people on Wednesday, the mayor said....
15:00, 05/08/2019

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths has exceeded 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination program will be expanded w...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Ebola outbreak claims more than 1,000 lives in eastern Congo The Ebola outbreak raging in eastern Congo has claimed more than 1,000 lives — and violence in the region is impeding official efforts to combat the deadly disease. Treatment centers in the towns of B...
19:00, 05/04/2019

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....
08:00, 05/14/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
16:51, 05/31/2019

What It's Like to Raise Kids in Japan Shima and Jenny live in Tokyo with their two young daughters, Velvet Jean and Birdie Moon. Shima was born and raised in Japan, while Jenny grew up near Chicago and moved to Japan 10 years ago. I spent...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo hindered by ‘political games’: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organiza...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organiza...
23:51, 05/13/2019

Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, as violent attacks on treatment centres hamper efforts to control the second-worst epidemic of the vi...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote, unstable regi...
15:17, 06/04/2019

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun special treatment centers, the World Health Organiz...
00:17, 05/31/2019

Congo Ebola response must be elevated to maximum level, UN told Charities call for outbreak to be put on a par with crises in Yemen, Syria and Mozambique as death toll reaches 1,287The UN has been urged by charities to ramp up Ebola prevention work in the Democrat...
14:17, 05/29/2019

City in Congo’s Ebola outbreak attacked by militia; 7 dead KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities say a city at the epicenter of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has come under attack by militia fighters. Maj. Mak Hazukay says at least seven Mai-Mai fighters were kil...
11:51, 05/08/2019

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epid...
21:34, 05/03/2019

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 ...
12:00, 05/23/2019

| 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....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier t...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Ebola has killed over 1,000 people in eastern Congo — that’s the second-deadliest outbreak This, as Ebola treatment centres have come under repeated attack, leaving government health officials to staff clinics in the hotspots of Butembo and Katwa....
03:17, 05/04/2019

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....
18:34, 04/29/2019

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....
20:51, 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."...
00:17, 06/06/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise More Money Tesla increased the amount it could raise by $400 million a day after the company saw the market react positively to its plans to sell new stock and bonds....
17:51, 05/03/2019

Chevron says not to raise offer for Anadarko Chevron Corp said on Thursday it would not increase its $33 billion offer to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp and expects a breakup fee of $1 billion from the company....
15:51, 05/09/2019

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7% raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7% was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P...
02:17, 05/25/2019

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond market?...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Which Streaming Service Should You Let Raise Your Kids? You are a busy person and media companies get it, that’s why they’re here to be a parent in your absence. What you may have never considered is that media companies can also be bad parents. Thankfully...
11:34, 05/16/2019

Walmart says it will raise prices because of tariffs Walmart, America's largest retailer, said Thursday it will raise prices on some products as a result of the Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese goods....
16:00, 05/20/2019

Walking Before Sunrise To Raise Awareness LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – In cities across the country on Saturday, well before the sun came up, early risers took part in a 5K Walk for Hope. It’s aimed at raising awareness about suicide...
03:00, 06/09/2019

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main European market....
14:51, 06/14/2019

Congress maneuvering for their first pay raise since 2009 Congress members want to give themselves pay raises that would boost their salaries for the first time since 2009. House leaders are negotiating a deal that would end a freeze on cost-of-living increa...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Conflict, superstition and inadequate funds hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo International aid organizations are warning that the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could worsen in the face of instability, public distrust and a critical shortfall in funds to contain the deadly virus....
03:51, 05/18/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
02:51, 05/17/2019

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....
20:00, 04/28/2019

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 ...
11:34, 05/24/2019

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 Jul...
23:17, 05/19/2019

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 p...
23:34, 05/15/2019

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newl...
18:34, 05/23/2019

Islamist rebels kill 13 civilians in east Congo's Ebola zone Thirteen Congolese civilians were killed in the country's eastern Ebola zone in an attack by a group thought to be linked to Islamic State, a local official told Reuters on Tuesday....
20:34, 06/04/2019

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....
00:51, 05/09/2019

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of “t...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State on Thursday in a shootout in the country's eastern Ebola zone, the army said....
19:34, 05/30/2019

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 mont...
11:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. recorded 75 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 75 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year so far to 839, the worst outbreak since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday....
16:00, 05/13/2019

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 thi...
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 ...
07:00, 05/06/2019

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......
09:17, 06/06/2019

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....
22:17, 05/24/2019

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly fees for subscribers by as much as 20 percent. The ...
05:51, 05/31/2019

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to min...
00:17, 05/23/2019

Tesla closes $2.7 billion capital raise Tesla said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was oversubscribed, giving the electric car maker much-needed cash as it ramps up production. The...
21:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. Files Paperwork to Raise China Tariffs The U.S. Trade Representative’s office filed paperwork to formally raise tariffs to 25% from 10% on about $200 billion a year of Chinese imports effective on Friday, carrying through on a threat made ...
16:17, 05/08/2019

Why did Trump threaten to raise China tariffs – and what now? Trade talks seemed to be going well, but president alarmed markets with his tweetsStock markets around the world have sold off sharply after Donald Trump threatened to raise the stakes in the simmerin...
15:34, 05/06/2019

WWE women raise over $25K for Ashley Massaro’s daughter in just one day Some of the biggest female superstars in WWE history have come together to honor former “diva” Ashley Massaro and raise money for her daughter’s college fund following the ex-wrestle...
07:00, 05/24/2019

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have...
22:34, 06/04/2019

US to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods up to 25% US President Donald Trump said the tariff hike was needed because trade negotiations with China were moving "too slowly." The tariff increases on $200 billion of Chinese goods are set to start by the ...
19:17, 05/05/2019

US to Raise India's E-Commerce Rules in Talks US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross plans to discuss India's new e-commerce rules that could have an impact on operations of firms such as Amazon and Walmart with his Indian counterpart....
17:34, 05/06/2019

GM-Workhorse talks for Lordstown raise questions While a deal, which remains far from complete, would keep jobs at the massive Ohio factory, the staffing would be a fraction of GM's 1,400 hourly workers on one shift. GM employed 4,500 people there a...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Senate GOP Leader Would Raise Age For Buying Tobacco To 21 WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose home state of Kentucky was long one of the nation’s leading tobacco producers, introduced bipartisan legislation Monday to raise t...
00:00, 05/21/2019

US prepares to raise China trade tariffs Washington publishes list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from FridayThe US and China have moved to within 36 hours of a full-scale trade war after Washington published a list of im...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Walgreens Is Latest to Raise Vaping (and Smoking) Age to 21 In raising the age to purchase tobacco, the chain joined a trend. Rite-Aid has stopped selling e-cigarettes, and CVS ended all tobacco sales in 2014....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Raise a Problem-Solving Kid by Talking Less and Questioning More The hardest parenting lesson I had to learn was to stop telling my kids what to do. It was much easier for me to bark out orders than to let them figure things out on their own. Doing so took time an...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Tesla files for offering to raise capital Tesla Inc filed for a mixed shelf offering for an undisclosed amount on Thursday, a week after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk suggested a capital raise could be imminent....
13:34, 05/02/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise as Much as $2.3 Billion in Debt and Equity Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightened concerns about the company’s cash on hand....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Sources: Broncos give CB Harris raise to $12M Pro Bowl cornerback Chris Harris Jr. didn't get the long-term deal he was looking for, but he got a raise for the 2019 season in an adjusted contract the Broncos gave him Tuesday....
08:00, 05/29/2019

Study: Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Researchers found that eating white meat poultry can raise low-density lipoproteins levels in the same way as red meat, contradicting a long-thought idea about health differences between the meats....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Tesla seeks to raise up to $2.3bn as losses stack up Tesla is seeking to raise up to $2.3bn (£1.8bn) after chief executive Elon Musk hinted it may have to go to the capital markets to aid its future plans....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Ebola death toll in Congo to pass 1,000, World Health Organization warns Women and children fare worst as efforts to contain outbreak are undermined by health centre attacks and local mistrustThe number of people killed by the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of t...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the...
01:00, 05/09/2019

| 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"....
20:51, 06/15/2019

East Congo villagers kill Ebola health worker, loot clinic A mob in eastern Congo killed an Ebola health worker and looted a clinic, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, underscoring a breakdown in public trust that is hampering efforts to contain the deadly ...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world...
22:34, 05/16/2019

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has kille...
12:51, 05/23/2019

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its account of the violence differed from local reports....
23:00, 06/04/2019

| 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....
15:00, 05/17/2019

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....
12:17, 05/17/2019

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 d...
03:51, 05/18/2019

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....
15:34, 05/17/2019

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 fi...
12:17, 06/12/2019

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....
23:51, 05/20/2019

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 graphi...
23:17, 05/09/2019

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...
23:17, 06/11/2019

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%, according to a study published Thursday in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum. The ...
08:17, 05/24/2019

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 t...
16:00, 05/13/2019

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, fed...
03:51, 05/31/2019

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since...
23:51, 05/13/2019

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 her...
09:51, 05/08/2019

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....
12:00, 06/05/2019

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....
21:17, 05/13/2019

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 who ended up ratting on other officers, to four months in priso...
05:00, 06/13/2019

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 Cabel...
17:00, 05/27/2019

Health officials say NYC measles cases reach 466 NEW YORK (AP) — The number of measles cases in New York City has reached 466 since the outbreak began in October. The city’s health department said Tuesday that 43 new cases were recorded since ...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Religious superiors to get training on nun abuse cases The head of the international umbrella group of nuns said Thursday that religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by clergy, but that their superiors must b...
20:17, 05/02/2019

US Measles Cases Still Climbing, Topping 800 For Year NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say this year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation’s highest in 25 years. A total of 839 cases were ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

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 k...
06:17, 06/12/2019

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 repo...
23:51, 05/07/2019

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)        ...
05:34, 05/29/2019

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....
00:17, 05/22/2019

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....
18:17, 06/03/2019

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 be...
17:34, 05/28/2019

De Blasio turns to Facebook ads in scramble to raise money Mayor Bill de Blasio has turned to Facebook in an 11th hour scramble to meet the 65,000 donor threshold that would help him secure a coveted spot in the first Democratic presidential candidates’...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Some House members want pay raise -- while others fear political cost After a decade without a pay raise, a handful of House members are considering accepting an annual automatic wage hike, but most lawmakers are worried about the politics of looking out of touch with v...
12:51, 05/09/2019

Parents who raise kids as vegans should be prosecuted: doctors Good thing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex don’t live in Belgium. Prince Harry and wife Meghan have been said to be considering raising baby Archie as a vegan, a diet Belgian doctors now say is dangero...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Slack expects to raise about $197 million in direct listing Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said on Monday it expects https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/000162828019007058/slacks-1a2.htm to raise $196.5 mi...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Sweden's Veoneer to raise $500 million for working capital Swedish auto tech company Veoneer said on Monday it intends to raise cash for working capital through an offering of its common stock and convertible senior notes....
03:00, 05/21/2019

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....
05:00, 06/12/2019

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Brawl suits against Turkey raise questions of law, diplomacy WASHINGTON (AP) — Back in May 2017, Turkey’s leader spoke of cooperation with the United States during a White House visit with President Donald Trump. But by day’s end, the warm rhetoric ...
18:34, 05/18/2019

Meghan Markle is a trailblazer, but does she know how to raise an Englishman? Luckily, I do... Yes, the tweeness of “mummy” sets American dentistry on edge, but I can guide the duchess through this transatlantic minefieldIt is now the law to describe Meghan Markle as “revolutionary”, judging fr...
11:51, 05/18/2019

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
15:51, 05/21/2019

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
14:34, 05/08/2019

Indigenous elders want plan to raise Warragamba Dam scrapped Traditional landowners say NSW government has not done all promised checks on affected artefacts and sites Traditional landowners have condemned a plan to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam, saying the ...
05:34, 06/07/2019

Veoneer to raise cash as driverless car progress slows Sweden's Veoneer will seek up to $500 million in new capital to help the supplier cope with a downturn in the vehicle market, delays in introducing self-driving technology and costs associated with ne...
18:00, 04/29/2019

In Call With Putin, Trump Says Did Not Raise US Election Meddling U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he discussed "the Russia Hoax" with Russian President Vladimir Putin but did not raise with him concerns about Russian meddling in U.S. elections....
05:34, 05/04/2019

US To Raise Tariffs On $200 Billion Worth Of Chinese Imports The United States will raise tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports effective Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 billion: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
01:17, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 bln -Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
01:51, 05/28/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise $2.3 Billion Through a Bond and Stock Sale Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightened concerns about the company’s cash on hand....
16:51, 05/02/2019

Tesla seeks to raise $2.3bn after concerns it is running out of money Company announced last week it had lost $702m in the first three months of the year and sold 31% fewer vehicles in the first quarterTesla is seeking to raise $2.3bn after its latest results heightened...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Why might smoking and drinking alcohol raise the risk of osteoporosis? Study uncovers a stress signaling cell mechanism through which damage to mitochondria can disrupt bone creation-resorption balance to promote osteoporosis....
20:00, 05/13/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. Th...
04:34, 05/30/2019

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial public offering, according to documents filed with Bra...
06:51, 06/07/2019

This $29 Cisco CCNA training can help raise your earning potential You can take coursework specifically tailored to help you pass some of CCNA’s most popular exams with the training found in The Foundational Cisco CCNA Security Bundle. The package is available right ...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Riley wants World Cup push to raise profile in rugby-mad NZ New Zealand captain Ali Riley is aware of the pressure on her team to win a game at next month's women's World Cup in France but feels it is nothing compared to having spent much of her career fightin...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Walmart warns tariffs will raise prices for shoppers Walmart said Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on imports from China as the world’s largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democ...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Oil falls after Trump pressures OPEC to raise output Oil prices declined on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output....
04:34, 04/29/2019

Choose your future: EU tries to raise turnout with viral campaign Officials are hoping to raise voter numbers for first time since 1979 European electionsA bawling newborn is lifted on to the chest of its exhausted mother. A tear slips down a father’s face. The came...
10:51, 05/23/2019

A secret pay raise by Cabinet angers Palestinian public RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian labor market in the West Bank was limping along in 2017, with unemployment stubbornly high and economic growth slowing. But that didn’t stop the Palest...
17:51, 06/04/2019

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and i...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, foll...
00:51, 05/01/2019

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the respo...
21:00, 05/28/2019

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 ...
18:51, 05/20/2019

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.        ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

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....
18:51, 06/03/2019

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states have now reported new cases of measles since the ou...
08:00, 05/23/2019

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......
17:17, 05/22/2019

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 l...
20:00, 06/04/2019

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last week....
12:17, 06/04/2019

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....
19:00, 05/28/2019

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year...
19:17, 05/27/2019

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
14:17, 05/30/2019

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 count...
19:51, 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....
05:17, 06/15/2019

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......
17:51, 06/12/2019

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 dr...
15:17, 06/12/2019

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia's Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charges of assaulting two more women....
22:34, 06/11/2019

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 ruli...
07:34, 05/16/2019

Court hears 2 cases against Trump’s border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Arguments have concluded in a federal courtroom in California where billions of dollars that would allow President Donald Trump to build his border wall is at stake. U.S. Di...
05:00, 05/19/2019

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 Monda...
20:51, 05/06/2019

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 ...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Measles cases in the U.S. just hit a 25-year high thanks to anti-vaxxers The United States just hit a major milestone, but not the kind that anyone should be proud of. With over 700 confirmed cases of the measles so far in 2019 the country just passed a 25-year high, and t...
21:00, 05/02/2019

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 Ur...
18:34, 05/01/2019

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 s...
11:00, 05/14/2019

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 Preventio...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Kentucky, West Virginia Leading U.S. In New Hepatitis C Cases LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– As the number of hepatitis A cases across the state appears to be leveling off, a new problem has presented itself, hepatitis C. New hepatitis C cases from intravenous d...
01:00, 05/17/2019

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....
19:00, 05/13/2019

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......
02:00, 05/01/2019

Deloitte’s tips on coming up with viable blockchain use cases Today at TNW2019 in Amsterdam, consulting giant Deloitte shared some tips on how to use blockchain to streamline your business operations – and find suitable use cases for the fledgling technology. In...
12:34, 05/09/2019

Elon Musk to buy more Tesla stock in upsized capital raise Tesla on Friday was set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting capital raising for the electric carmaker, as investors scooped up a mix of new stock and convertible notes that will recharge t...
22:17, 05/03/2019

Walgreens to raise tobacco buying age to 21 in September amid FDA pressure The FDA put Walgreens "on notice" in February, accusing the pharmacy chain of violating rules that prohibit selling cigarettes and other tobacco products to underage buyers....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Tesla Forced to Raise Over $2 Billion Amid Profitability Struggle Tesla is looking to raise $2 billion, Ford is scaling back V8 production, electric vehicles have to fight solar companies for supplies, and Jaguar has a plan in these trying times. It’s all here in Th...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Trump says did not raise election meddling with Putin in phone call U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he discussed "the Russia Hoax" with Russian President Vladimir Putin but did not raise with him concerns about Russian meddling in U.S. elections....
10:00, 05/04/2019

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factor...
01:17, 05/22/2019

Will Raise Drought Issue With Devendra Fadnavis: Sharad Pawar The NCP will raise the issue of drought in several parts of Maharashtra with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis within a few days, its president Sharad Pawar said today....
16:34, 05/13/2019

China defies Trump with plans to raise tariffs on U.S. products China announced plans to raise duties on some American imports starting June 1, defying a call from President Donald Trump to resist escalating a trade war that is sending stock markets tumbling and c...
16:17, 05/13/2019

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
18:51, 06/13/2019

Pompeo says Iran attacked oil tankers to raise global oil price U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, saying it was an effort by Tehran to raise the global price of oil....
02:34, 05/31/2019

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up pro...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands o...
00:00, 05/25/2019

VW to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a...
20:34, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Starbucks' China challenger, Luckin, set to raise $561 mln in U.S. IPO -sources Luckin Coffee Inc , the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the top end of its targeted price range and sold more shares than planned in ...
00:51, 05/17/2019

How straight parents can raise kids to be allies, during Pride Month and beyond Although I write and speak regularly about parenting, sexuality and equality — and try year-round to teach my kids about inclusivity — hearing another parent describe Pride Month as “huge” for their f...
21:34, 06/14/2019

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will speak at the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting t...
19:17, 05/27/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. Lawmakers from both parties said President Trump's ...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Fed's Williams: Doesn't See Strong Argument to Raise or Lower Rates New York Fed President John Williams said that while inflation remains lower than he’d like, he doesn’t see much chance the central bank will lower rates any time soon to bolster price pressures....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Broncos give Chris Harris Jr. a hefty 2019 pay raise The Denver Broncos and Chris Harris Jr. end their contract dispute with the team bumping his pay in 2019 to $12 million        ...
03:34, 05/29/2019

Alibaba files for HK listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as third quarter: source China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person wi...
15:34, 06/13/2019

Andrew Cuomo, billionaire Jim Chanos will raise funds for Joe Biden Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos are slated to join 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden in a fundraising effort in New York next month, according to a report....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Shippers raise rates for cargo from U.S. to Venezuela: documents, sources Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry sources and two documents, as U.S. sanctions limit t...
22:51, 05/27/2019

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh round of money that could al...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Surprise threat from Trump to raise tariffs sinks stocks Stocks fell sharply after President Donald Trump issued a surprise threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods just as talks to end the longstanding trade conflict appeared to be winding down....
16:51, 05/06/2019

Trade frictions raise questions about China's fentanyl promise China has pledged to stem a flood of the synthetic opioid fentanyl onto America's streets, where it kills thousands of people a month, but U.S. security experts are skeptical about whether Beijing is ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Abraaj founder given more time to raise 15 million pound bail The Pakistani founder of Abraaj Group, once one of the largest emerging markets private equity investors, has been given more time to raise a 15 million pound ($19.5 million) bail by a London court, a...
20:17, 05/10/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

China Threatens Retaliation as U.S. Files Paperwork to Raise Tariffs The U.S. Trade Representative’s office filed paperwork to formally raise tariffs to 25% from 10% on about $200 billion a year of Chinese imports effective on Friday, carrying through on a threat made ...
20:34, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Uber prices blockbuster IPO conservatively to raise $8.1 bln -sources Uber Technologies Inc priced its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range, raising $8.1 billion, two people familiar with the matter said, adopting a risk-averse stance...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Auto Makers Raise Bets in China Despite Market Slowdown China, despite falling car sales, remains the industry proving ground for electric vehicles as Volkswagen, General Motors and Toyota—plus Chinese startups—pour in....
17:00, 06/08/2019

Fannie, Freddie need to raise capital before privatization -FHFA's Calabria Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac need to build adequate capital as a critical step toward privatizing them, the head of their regulator said on Monday, more than a decade after the government took control o...
21:00, 05/20/2019

It's great that you got a raise, but it just might hurt the stock market and the economy Bigger raises are starting to crimp corporate profit margins. Economists debate whether that will hurt stocks and the economy.        ...
12:17, 06/04/2019

Markets Move Lower as U.S. Prepares to Raise China Tariffs President Trump and Beijing both indicated that a trade war could continue, surprising businesses and investors who had expected a resolution this week....
18:17, 05/09/2019

Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they...
19:17, 05/12/2019

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
22:00, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) in the company's initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazi...
06:51, 06/07/2019

US-Canada border transfers raise fear of delayed crossings DERBY LINE, Vt. (AP) — Some along the northern U.S. border are worried the temporary transfer of hundreds of border agents south could cause backups of people seeking to enter the United States from C...
17:00, 05/12/2019

Starbucks' China rival Luckin seeks to raise up to $586.5 million in IPO Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, is looking to raise up to $586.5 million, its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday showed....
20:51, 05/06/2019

Huawei must raise 'shoddy' standards, says senior UK cybersecurity official GCHQ technical director says he hasn’t seen anything that reassures him company is taking necessary security steps China’s Huawei Technologies needs to raise its “shoddy” security standards which fall...
06:17, 06/07/2019

Despite Fears, Aviation’s Future Will Be More Automated In the wake of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes, people are thinking about how much of their air travel is handled by software and automated systems – as oppo...
23:17, 06/04/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in...
22:51, 06/04/2019

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....
05:51, 05/10/2019

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 ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
15:34, 06/07/2019

Measles cases hit 1,001 as anti-vaxxers hold another rally of disinformation BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 04: Anti-vaccine activist Del Bigtree speaks with journalists before entering an anti-vaccine symposium on June 4, 2019. (credit: Getty | The Washington Post) Prominent anti-va...
01:34, 06/07/2019

US measles cases climb to 704 as the disease spreads among unvaccinated people Nearly three-quarters this year's 704 measles cases in the U.S. occurred in unvaccinated people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said....
18:51, 04/29/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Mallinckrodt shares drop after U.S. joins cases over expensive drug The U.S. Justice Department has joined a pair of whistleblower lawsuits alleging a drugmaker now owned by Mallinckrodt Plc improperly promoted an expensive multiple sclerosis treatment and paid kickba...
19:34, 04/30/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish doctors who perform the procedure with life in......
08:34, 05/15/2019

Number of measles cases in the U.S. reach 704, the highest point this century The CDC reports 704 confirmed cases of measles. The figure is the highest number of cases since measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.        ...
20:51, 04/29/2019

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appear to be fake and nine are too vague to draw......
13:34, 06/07/2019