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Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak

A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak

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CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory...
19:48 2019-07-16

Jaguar to end production of current XJ saloon in July Current-gen XJ was launched a decade ago X351 model will depart after nine years on sale, with Solihull's iconic flagship tipped for an electric r...
05:32 2019-05-30

MLB’s netting dilemma: With current standards, danger is just a second away Line drives can reach seats not covered by protective netting in just over a second and impact with a force equivalent to a 10-pound weight striking ...
12:16 2019-06-05

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burn...
19:16 2019-06-14

15 current and former Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military AP Photo Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Kinder Morgan executive chairman Richard Kinder, and FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith all served overseas. H...
16:48 2019-05-27

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty a...
20:00 2019-06-11

AC/DC: It’s Tesla duking it out with Edison in The Current War trailer Benedict Cumberbatch and Nicholas Hoult play arch-rivals Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, respectively, locked in a race to electrify the world in The...
14:48 2019-06-27

Who is JoJo Siwa, your tween’s current obsession? This 16-year-old YouTube sensation is making headlines after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said her makeup kit, sold at Claire's, tested posi...
22:16 2019-06-10

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 accessin...
12:16 2019-05-21

Current engines "too incredible" for Formula 1 - Andy Green Racing Point technical director Andy Green believes the current Formula 1 engines are "too incredible" and reckons F1 could benefit from a simpler po...
13:48 2019-05-31

How can we end the current impasse over transgender athletes? | Sean Ingle One side of the argument believes that women’s sport must be protected, the other that gender identification trumps everything. Debate is needed to f...
07:32 2019-07-22

Xbox One sales have slowed to a crawl as the current gen wanes Xbox One's sales have dropped off a clip, but that makes sense when you look at life cycle of the current generation. Everyone is waiting for what's ...
21:32 2019-07-18

Apple's Current Gen iPad Is Back On Sale, Starting at $249 Unless you really need the iPad Pro (and you almost definitely do not), the standard, vanilla 2018 iPad is a terrific tablet for both consuming and c...
16:32 2019-06-10

There's a New Kindle Oasis Coming, So Save On the Current Model While You Still Can A new Kindle Oasis with adjustable color temperature is out next month, and that means you can score the previous generation model, which is otherwis...
17:16 2019-06-20

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the ...
20:32 2019-06-15

She was dead for 18 minutes after drowning in a rip current. Then she started breathing Tia Gambrel-Irizarry, a trained diver and former lifeguard, drowned in a powerful rip current off Turner Beach on the edge of Captiva. She survived. ...
09:00 2019-07-08

'The Current War' trailer explores electric race for power If you think you've heard or read about Benedict Cumberbatch playing Thomas Edison in a film called "The Current War" before, it's because you probab...
16:49 2019-06-27

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Apologizes After Criticizing The Current Japanese Government Yesterday, Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi uploaded an original illustration to Instagram, urging his fellow Japanese citizens to vote in the upco...
08:32 2019-07-17

Valentino Rossi can't blame his age for current MotoGP slump Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi says he can't blame his age for his recent MotoGP slump, pointing out he was "already old" last year when he finished se...
09:48 2019-07-11

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...
12:16 2019-05-24

Uganda: One year of social media tax The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the s...
17:48 2019-07-20

Uganda grapples with tourism vs. electricity Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park have angered many Ugandans who rely on the countr...
20:16 2019-07-12

Father drowns saving daughter from powerful rip current in Florida _____ A Georgia father sacrificed himself to save his 8-year-old daughter caught in a rip current off the Florida coast. WBBH’s Cristina Mendez...
14:16 2019-07-13

Markko Martin to take on current World Rally runners in Estonia Markko Martin is the latest addition to an increasingly impressive Rally Estonia entry list, with the five-time World Rally event winner making his c...
07:48 2019-06-28

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Penteco...
12:48 2019-06-09

S.Korea posts current account deficit in April, first gap in seven years South Korea posted on Wednesday its first current account deficit in seven years in April on a surge in stock dividend payments amid falling exports,...
21:16 2019-06-04

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transpo...
08:48 2019-06-18

Trump's UN pick under fire for spending 300 days away from current post Democrat finds Kelly Craft’s ‘staggering time’ away from her current post as ambassador to Canada ‘very troubling’The Trump administration’s nominee ...
20:48 2019-06-19

Current Account Deficit Narrows To $4.6 Billion In January-March The Reserve Bank of India said on Friday that the current account deficit was $4.6 billion, against $13.0 billion in the quarter ended March 31, 2018...
06:48 2019-06-29

OPEC agrees to extend current production cuts by 9 months OPEC agreed to extend supply cuts by nine months after several members of the Middle East-dominated producer group endorsed a policy designed to supp...
18:32 2019-07-01

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win o...
23:32 2019-06-30

Uganda v Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – live! Minute-by-updates from the 8pm kick-off in CairoFootball Weekly: England heartache, Copa América and AfconAny thoughts? You can email Paul | tweet @P...
15:16 2019-07-05

| 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, am...
15:32 2019-06-03

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, whil...
15:32 2019-06-22

‘Your Family Loves You. They Miss You’: An R. Kelly Accuser Warns His Current ‘Girlfriends’ While many of the entertainment industry’s elite showed off their red carpet looks on Sunday at the MTV Movie and TV Awards, Asante McGee, an accuser...
16:16 2019-06-18

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to...
21:16 2019-07-19

Ishaq Dar: Pakistani PM Imran Khan 'responsible for current economic mess' Pakistan is currently facing one of the worst economic crises in its history. In an exclusive DW interview, former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar accuses...
07:32 2019-05-24

Premium automakers can’t afford the luxury of current business model, analyst says Sales of premium cars probably have peaked globally, threatening the business model of Germany’s luxury automakers, said Philippe Houchois, managing ...
06:32 2019-05-24

70 current, former CBP employees under probe for sexist, racist social media posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees who are connected to racist, sexist and derogatory ...
07:16 2019-07-16

Not sure if a stock is worth buying at current levels? Follow Jim Cramer's checklist "Money managers are desperate to avoid owning companies that could be facing estimate cuts, and this checklist is what protects them," Jim Cramer say...
21:32 2019-05-30

Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Complains About Current US Lunar Ability When US President Trump asked Buzz Aldrin what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 m...
04:48 2019-07-20

| 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 mov...
08:37 2019-05-21

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 Wednesda...
09:48 2019-06-05

| 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 r...
08:37 2019-05-21

| Wall collapses killing six street children in Uganda Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, pol...
14:16 2019-06-27

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the la...
06:32 2019-07-07

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 bee...
10:48 2019-06-13

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwo...
00:32 2019-06-12

Florida beachgoers form human chain to save swimmers caught in rip current Teamwork makes the dream work, and they proved it in Panama City over the weekend. Cellphone footage captured from a PC balcony shows dozens of beach...
21:00 2019-07-16

Our current technology success metrics are broken: a call for healthier design habits Leading UX thinkers publish a manifesto of sorts, urging less clutter and a more minimalist approach to technology. 'Discussions around our unhealthy...
13:32 2019-06-08

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-gove...
21:32 2019-06-15

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreig...
12:32 2019-06-14

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 r...
09:48 2019-06-12

Desabre leaves post as Uganda coach by mutual consent Sebastien Desabre leaves his post as Uganda coach by mutual consent after the team's Africa Cup of Nations exit, the country's football federation an...
11:48 2019-07-07

Bernie Sanders: 'It may well be time for an impeachment inquiry to begin' if Trump continues on current path Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is seemingly embracing the idea of impeaching President Trump, saying it "may well be time" for an inq...
21:48 2019-05-22

Palo Alto Networks forecasts current-quarter profit below estimates, shares fall Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks Inc forecast current-quarter profit below analysts' estimates on Wednesday, largely due to expenses related ...
20:48 2019-05-29

Oil to trade in current range or higher this summer as US-Iran tensions simmer — CNBC survey Oil experts surveyed by CNBC don't expect talks between the U.S. and Iran for at least 6 months, and more than a third see no military confronta...
08:32 2019-06-28

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. T...
10:16 2019-06-17

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 elixi...
00:32 2019-05-23

England make winning start to Netball World Cup with victory over Uganda Sixteen months after their dramatic win over Australia sent the profile of English netball soaring to new heights, Tracey Neville's squad made a winn...
02:16 2019-07-13

Lawsuit: U.S. woman posed as a doctor at clinic in Uganda where children died A U.S. woman has been accused of running an unlicensed medical clinic in Uganda where she allegedly posed as a doctor, leading to the deaths of hundr...
13:48 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Palo Alto Networks forecasts current-quarter profit below estimates, shares fall Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks Inc forecast current-quarter profit below analysts' estimates on Wednesday, largely due to expenses related ...
17:32 2019-05-29

Everything you need to know about the hospital food listeria outbreak Two more people are reported to have died after eating contaminated sandwiches at a UK hospital. Here’s everything you need to know about the listeri...
10:48 2019-06-17

Used Needles Likely Cause Of HIV Outbreak Among Children In Pakistan Health authorities here are scrambling to control an HIV outbreak in the country's south after the virus was diagnosed in about 700 people, most of t...
01:48 2019-06-07

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN....
12:32 2019-07-01

More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — An encephalitis outbreak has killed more than 100 children in India’s eastern state of Bihar. Authorities say 106 children ...
09:32 2019-06-18

Salmonella outbreak linked to dog treats Federal health officials are warning about a salmonella outbreak that has been linked to popular dog treats. According to the Centers for Disease Con...
16:16 2019-07-04

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks,...
17:32 2019-06-18

India: More than 100 dead from encephalitis outbreak Indian officials said Tuesday that encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain commonly caused by a viral infection, has killed more than 100 people i...
13:00 2019-06-18

Cochise County addressing Hep A outbreak GettyImages Cochise County health officials are offering walk-in clinics to prevent the spread of Hepatitis A. Cochise Health & Social Services data ...
03:16 2019-05-22

How to change your Netflix password on desktop or mobile, even if you don't know your current password Associated Press Your Netflix password protects your account's payment information and prevents other people from watching video without your permis...
18:32 2019-06-07

Aldi recalls flour after e.coli outbreak Aldi and Archer Daniels Midland on Saturday issued a joint recall for the Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at grocery stores in 11 states after 1...
18:48 2019-05-25

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 peop...
09:32 2019-06-18

5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food LONDON (AP) — The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and s...
06:48 2019-06-15

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of...
03:00 2019-06-14

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead ...
14:16 2019-06-27

Bison burgers linked to E. coli outbreak The CDC have linked a recent E. coli outbreak to infected bison meat that has affected 21 people. The manufacturers have recalled the offending produ...
06:48 2019-07-19

| DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshise...
13:48 2019-07-22

RPT-At least 36 killed in collapse at Glencore mine in Congo At least 36 illegal miners were killed on Thursday when a copper mine owned by Glencore collapsed in a southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
12:32 2019-06-27

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong poss...
18:00 2019-06-30

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh provinc...
05:48 2019-05-28

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community ...
04:16 2019-05-25

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. S...
17:32 2019-05-24

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit c...
17:48 2019-05-22

Maine becomes 25th U.S. state caught up in measles outbreak Medical authorities in Maine on Wednesday confirmed the state's first measles infection in two years, making it the 25th state to report cases of the...
09:16 2019-05-22

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
10:16 2019-05-30

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the spr...
12:48 2019-06-01

Congo: At least 30 dead, dozens missing in boat accident At least 30 people have died and around 200 more are missing after a boat sank on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ferry accidents are com...
03:48 2019-05-27

30 dead, more than 150 missing after boat sinks on Congo lake Thirty people are dead, and dozens of passengers are missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Repu...
13:16 2019-05-27

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 10...
15:32 2019-07-03

| Madagascar edge DR Congo on penalties to keep dream run alive Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the...
19:00 2019-07-07

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 c...
09:32 2019-05-21

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks Machete-wielding attackers descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo eight days ago around noon, setting houses on fire and hacking t...
15:48 2019-06-18

Mexican-grown papayas linked to salmonella outbreak in U.S. Federal health officials issued a recall alert Friday for papayas grown in Mexico and sold in multiple states in the Northeast due to a salmonella ou...
17:32 2019-06-28

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
23:32 2019-05-28

Congo police arrest 20 protesters over mining dispute At least 20 people were arrested in Congo Thursday when they protested the authorities’ decision to prevent them from digging copper and cobalt ores ...
14:48 2019-07-04

Chinese official: Pig fever outbreak ‘complicated and grim’ An official says the death toll from a disease that struck China’s pig herds has risen to 1.2 million and the government is stepping up efforts to co...
02:32 2019-07-04

The CDC finally figured out the source of the latest Salmonella outbreak in the US A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella has been linked to papayas sourced from Mexico that are sold across the United States, according to a new bullet...
19:48 2019-07-08

Measles Outbreak Plagues Europe's Young Adults As Europe contends with a widespread outbreak of measles, health officials are considering obligatory vaccines for school-age children. But they face...
13:00 2019-07-04

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African ...
20:00 2019-06-01

'Terminator' faces life in jail for war crimes in Congo An ex-rebel commander known as The Terminator for his role in violent crusades in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been convicted of war crimes a...
08:16 2019-07-08

At least 161 dead in northeast Congo in apparent ethnic clashes At least 161 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past week, local officials said on Monday, in ...
09:00 2019-06-17

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to h...
00:48 2019-06-08

UPDATE 1-At least 36 killed in collapse at Glencore mine in Congo At least 36 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provin...
12:32 2019-06-27

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
22:48 2019-07-06

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of th...
14:48 2019-05-22

Quarantine at Michigan women’s prison after scabies outbreak YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a new scabies outbreak at Michigan’s only prison for women led to a quarantine at the facility so inmates...
12:00 2019-05-22

An entire New Jersey jail has been quarantined due to mumps outbreak If you end up in a county jail, chances are you’re not having the greatest of days to begin with. Inmates who found themselves behind the bars ...
21:16 2019-06-12

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in pub...
16:32 2019-06-13

Encephalitis Outbreak Worsens Assam's Flood Ordeal With waters receding, the flood crisis in Assam is showing signs of improvement. But 38-year-old Dalimi Kalita wades through her waterlogged courtyar...
02:16 2019-07-21

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 c...
15:16 2019-05-28

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its hea...
20:16 2019-06-15

Mountains of trash in LA could cause bubonic plague outbreak: expert All that garbage attracts rats, which “pose a public health risk,” an infectious disease specialist has warned, because the rodents can lead to the s...
16:16 2019-05-22

Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats sickens 12 people Twelve people have been hospitalized in a salmonella outbreak linked to pig-ear dog treats, the feds said Friday. The Centers for Disease Control rep...
20:16 2019-07-05

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Eliminates Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exempti...
19:32 2019-06-13

Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC One of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two nations....
15:48 2019-07-18

Tornado, severe weather outbreak most 'prolonged stretch' in 8 years -- and here's why A volatile stretch of weather over the past two weeks has left a path of death and destruction in communities stretching from the Southern Plains all...
12:48 2019-05-29

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported...
11:32 2019-06-10

Hospital reports patient death amid Legionnaires outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a patient has died amid an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in a recently opened central Ohio hospital...
09:48 2019-06-03

DR Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda faces war crimes judgment at ICC The International Criminal Court is to hand down a verdict in the trial of a former Congolese general on Monday. Bosco Ntaganda has been charged with...
12:16 2019-07-05

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authoriti...
20:48 2019-05-22

Intl court convicts Congo rebel leader known as ‘Terminator’ The International Criminal Court has convicted a notorious rebel commander known as “The Terminator” of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war ...
11:32 2019-07-08

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spre...
15:16 2019-07-08

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, st...
10:48 2019-05-29

Russia to send military specialists to Congo Republic: Kremlin Russia is sending military specialists to Congo Republic to service Russian-made military hardware and equipment there, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Pesk...
11:48 2019-05-24

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new prime minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the c...
15:32 2019-05-21

Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure s...
06:48 2019-06-30

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
16:48 2019-05-23

Dangerous severe storm outbreak to continue into Monday over central U.S. After days of deadly severe thunderstorms brought widespread damage across the southeastern and central United States, the threat for violent thunder...
11:32 2019-06-23

PM Monitoring Encephalitis Outbreak In Bihar, Assures Health Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said that the encephalitis outbreak in Bihar, which has claimed the lives of 136 children so far, is being consta...
13:16 2019-06-21

Pharmacists linked to 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced A federal judge in California sentenced two former pharmacists for crimes uncovered during the investigation of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak tha...
18:48 2019-05-31

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Summer camp is the newest front in the battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in nearly three decades . Vaccinations a...
10:16 2019-06-16

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat DR Congo in shootout as dream goes on Madagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nations continues, with the outsiders now into the quarter-finals after beating DR Congo on penaltie...
16:16 2019-07-07

Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has a...
09:16 2019-05-22

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon...
17:16 2019-05-26

Pig ear dog treats linked to 'multidrug-resistant' salmonella outbreak in 13 states, CDC says Heads up, pet owners: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a warning this week that a recent salmonella outbreak linked to pi...
15:16 2019-07-05

U.S. records 25 new measles cases as outbreak spreads to Ohio, Alaska The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases this year to 1,148 in the country's worst outbreak in a ...
16:32 2019-07-23

Pillsbury Best bread flour recalled in ongoing E. coli outbreak Pillsbury Best bread flour has been recalled and is the third brand of flour manufactured by Buffalo, New York-based ADM Milling Co. to be recalled. ...
15:32 2019-06-16

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this mont...
11:16 2019-06-18

| Huge fire razes more than 150 homes, kills girl in DR Congo A massive fire sparked in a house where a woman fried donuts near cans of petrol, has razed more than 150 homes in the eastern DR Congo, killing a se...
04:48 2019-07-02

DR Congo: Body of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returned After two years, the body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels. It was delayed over concerns that oppos...
19:48 2019-05-30

Send in the troops: Congo raises the stakes on illegal mining A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine nex...
04:32 2019-07-17

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi ...
12:48 2019-07-05

Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death The body of Congo's longstanding opposition figurehead and statesman Etienne Tshisekedi arrived home on Thursday to a packed and emotional welcome af...
18:32 2019-05-30

DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP...
13:32 2019-07-02

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 ar...
18:32 2019-05-23

Ebola is back – can it be contained? - podcast The current outbreak of the deadly virus in the DRC has been called the most complex public health emergency in history. Peter Beaumont describes his...
16:32 2019-06-27

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO Organisation calls for more funds as 2,512 cases are confirmed in the regionThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public he...
15:32 2019-07-17

This Ebola book is more terrifying than fiction A pregnant woman, infected with Ebola, bleeds out on the table. An aide reaches her bare hands inside the woman to deliver the stillborn baby, unawar...
15:48 2019-07-20

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 ou...
15:00 2019-06-14

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the vir...
00:32 2019-06-19

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 do...
14:48 2019-06-13

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the c...
14:16 2019-07-17

Chinese official warns pig fever outbreak still ‘grim’ despite slowing significantly The death toll from a disease outbreak in China’s pig herds has “significantly slowed" but the situation is still “complicated and grim,” a deputy ag...
17:16 2019-07-04

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids ...
21:32 2019-05-28

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas from Mexico has sickened 62 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas imported from Mexico has sickened 62 people in eight states, according to the CDC.    &...
01:32 2019-07-02

"Let's Be Serious": Congo Army Razes Illegal Homes Near Giant China Mine A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine nex...
03:16 2019-07-17

Anti-vax teen that fought ban amid chickenpox outbreak loses in court—again Child with chickenpox rash on her back held by her mother. (credit: Getty | Photofusion) Judges in Kentucky have handed down another legal defeat to ...
02:32 2019-07-02

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairy-tale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past G...
23:32 2019-07-07

UPDATE 1-Death toll rises at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in Congo rose to 43 on Friday and officials said the...
08:32 2019-06-28

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said ...
17:32 2019-05-21

Wild rainbow trout make a comeback 20 years after disease outbreak Wild rainbow trout are returning to the mountain rivers of Colorado for the first time in more than 20 years after an invasive parasite eradicated th...
23:16 2019-06-18

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside ...
10:16 2019-06-28

Centre Files Reply On Outbreak Of Encephalitis in Bihar In Supreme Court The Centre this morning filed a reply in the Supreme Court on the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Bihar. The government told the apex court t...
06:00 2019-07-08

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas sickens at least 62 people in 8 states, CDC says Dozens of people in eight U.S. states have been infected with a strain of salmonella after eating fresh papayas imported from Mexico, according to fe...
14:16 2019-06-30

CORRECTED-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure s...
15:32 2019-06-30

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after Nort...
04:48 2019-05-31

California looks to crack down on vaccine exemptions amid national measles outbreak Amid a national measles outbreak, California lawmakers are weighing new legislation aimed at cracking down on vaccination exemptions.   &#...
08:00 2019-06-20

Gorillas, charcoal and the fight for survival in Congo's rainforest | Peter Beaumont A deadly conflict simmers between the autochthon people forced out of Kahuzi-Biéga national park, and the rangers protecting the landOn a scarred hil...
11:48 2019-07-22

Survivors of northeast Congo ethnic attacks recall harrowing scenes A group of machete-wielding assailants descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo last Monday at noon, setting houses on fire and hack...
12:48 2019-06-18

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an ou...
10:16 2019-06-07

E. coli outbreak: 196 people in 10 states now sick, linked to ground beef The E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has now sickened 196 people in 10 states, the CDC said Monday. Twenty-eight of them had to be hospitalized...
12:16 2019-05-21

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice...
13:48 2019-06-22

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a ...
09:16 2019-05-21

Over 100 children killed in India's encephalitis outbreak as protesters call for action An encephalitis outbreak has killed over 100 children in eastern India since June, officials say, with more than 430 others requiring hospitalization...
04:32 2019-06-19

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Ki...
19:16 2019-06-27

This doctor survived Ebola. Now, he treats other sufferers Every time a doctor enters the treatment area at the Ebola medical centre in Beni, the support staff write their name on the section of their protect...
20:48 2019-07-21

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds o...
02:16 2019-07-16

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died....
13:32 2019-06-18

Experimental Ebola Treatments Look Successful in Lab Studies, Says the CDC A humanitarian crisis, attacks on health workers and rampant misinformation have for months fueled an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of th...
13:16 2019-07-10

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 o...
10:16 2019-05-21

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm aft...
18:32 2019-07-17

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda, says WHO A woman who died this month of Ebola may have carried the disease into Rwanda, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, a day after it declare...
07:00 2019-07-18

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA...
00:16 2019-07-16

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 ...
10:16 2019-06-14

After deadly collapse, Congo vows to remove illegal miners from Glencore concession Congo's interior minister vowed to remove all illegal miners by Sunday from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore following a landslide this week ...
15:00 2019-06-29

US closes Texas processing center amid flu outbreak after teen migrant's death U.S. border agents temporarily closed a main processing center for migrants in southern Texas Tuesday, one day after authorities said a 16-year-old f...
03:32 2019-05-22

ICC convicts Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda of war crimes including rape and murder The ex-warlord was on trial for 13 counts of war crimes and 5 counts for crimes against humanity. The trial had begun nine years after the Internatio...
06:16 2019-07-08

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
13:16 2019-05-23

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of the illness in 32 more migrants detained at a center ...
18:32 2019-05-22

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh Cavi papayas from Mexico has sickened 71 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh Cavi papayas from Mexico has sickened 71 people in eight states, according to the CDC and FDA.   ...
06:00 2019-07-06

Upstate summer camps turning away unvaccinated kids amid measles outbreak There’ll be less “Kumbaya” at New York’s summer camps this year. As the US fights its worst measles outbreak in 25 years — with New...
01:48 2019-05-25

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as c...
14:48 2019-06-15

Congo security forces start evicting illegal miners from Glencore project Congolese security forces began evicting illegal miners from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore on Thursday, local activists said, a week after...
05:16 2019-07-04

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 internationa...
12:48 2019-06-12

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 kille...
19:16 2019-05-29

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 scientif...
03:32 2019-06-17

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World...
10:48 2019-07-19

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) outbreak...
01:16 2019-06-14

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spr...
21:00 2019-07-18

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is preside...
15:48 2019-07-15

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 repor...
06:32 2019-05-30

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 conta...
17:16 2019-05-21

| 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 faciliti...
17:00 2019-05-23

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 Ugand...
19:16 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Congo security forces start evicting illegal miners from Glencore project Congolese security forces evicted illegal miners from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore on Thursday and then dispersed them when they proteste...
05:16 2019-07-04

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province ...
06:48 2019-06-18

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: #GlobalGoals progress, essential meds, updates from Cox’s Bazar, Sudan and DR Congo This Tuesday’s UN top stories are: high-level discussions on the progress made towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; falling behind on univer...
17:32 2019-07-09

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of ...
11:16 2019-05-27

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was foun...
08:48 2019-05-31

The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Imagine a firefighter battling a blaze while the sprinkler system emits gasoline. This is the current state of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic R...
15:16 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-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 Ugand...
17:16 2019-06-14

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, ...
18:32 2019-07-15

| WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organisation has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the vi...
11:48 2019-07-18

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in ...
16:32 2019-07-15

| 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 ...
05:00 2019-05-22

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the exe...
15:48 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Killing hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories includes: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible p...
16:32 2019-06-18

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’...
07:48 2019-07-09

| 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, warn...
08:37 2019-05-21

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 conta...
16:16 2019-05-21

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 plane...
10:16 2019-05-21

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 viru...
12:48 2019-05-21

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and s...
08:48 2019-05-21

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ...
15:48 2019-07-18

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting convened by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of th...
21:16 2019-07-16

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...
16:16 2019-06-04

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of pe...
17:16 2019-07-02

Friday’s Daily Brief: solidarity with Japan, call for DR Congo support, family-friendly workplaces, hottest June ever, Venezuela and Afghanistan updates In today’s Daily Brief: UN stands in solidarity with Japan; avoid panic over DR Congo Ebola emergency; ‘transformative shift’ needed towards family-f...
16:48 2019-07-19

E. coli outbreak linked to Aldi flour after 17 ill; flour recalled in 11 states An E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in eight states has been linked to flour sold at select Aldi stores, the CDC announced Friday.  ...
21:32 2019-05-24

E. coli ground beef outbreak 'appears to be over' after sickening 209 people in 10 states The CDC says the E. coli outbreak tied to ground beef that sickened 209 people in 10 states "appears to be over."      ...
16:16 2019-06-20

Health officials declare Legionnaires' outbreak at London's Dolphin Square An outbreak of potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease at Dolphin Square has been declared by health chiefs after a third person fell ill at the fam...
20:16 2019-07-04

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pol...
09:32 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in ...
16:48 2019-06-28

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes, crimes against humanity The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts o...
14:32 2019-07-08

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 wa...
14:00 2019-05-31

Bosco Ntaganda verdict: Former Congo rebel leader nicknamed 'Terminator' is found guilty of war crimes A former Congolese military leader nicknamed "Terminator" has been convicted of war crimes for atrocities such as murder, rape and conscripting child...
20:16 2019-07-08

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 60 new measles cases across 26 states The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measle...
11:32 2019-05-27

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of interna...
19:16 2019-07-17

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in Sou...
16:16 2019-06-14

Julianna Margulies wants to prove science deniers wrong with Ebola drama 'Hot Zone' Emmy winner Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife") returns to TV with National Geographic's "The Hot Zone," about a near-deadly Ebola outbreak in ...
14:16 2019-05-23

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits ...
18:48 2019-07-11

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum centres on inclusion; Monsoons damage Asia; Young children at greater Ebola risk; Small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire in Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting chi...
16:48 2019-07-16

Motorcyclist dies after being hit by car in Brooklyn A 28-year-old motorcyclist died Monday morning after being hit by a car in Brooklyn, police said. The crash occurred on Ocean Parkway just before 4 a...
15:16 2019-05-27

Former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Car chief Lee Iacocca, the man who saved Chrysler from bankruptcy and helped create the Ford Mustang, passed away in California at the age of 94. He ...
06:48 2019-07-03

Pedestrian hit by car dies from his injuries TUCSON – A man who was hit by a car in March has died from his injuries, according to the Tucson Police Department. On March 11, Preston Jeffre...
02:16 2019-05-25

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday dur...
19:00 2019-07-04

Honduran man dies in ICE custody U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday a 30-year-old Honduran man died in its custody while being detained at a facility in Housto...
11:00 2019-07-02

Former Kentucky, NFL QB Lorenzen dies at 38 Former Kentucky and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen died Wednesday after a battle with cardiac and renal issues, his family confirmed to ESPN. He was ...
18:32 2019-07-03

New Jersey man dies in fireworks accident NEWARK, N.J. — A man has died of injuries stemming from a fireworks accident in New Jersey’s largest city. Newark police say 23-year-old Antoni...
10:16 2019-06-03

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, t...
09:32 2019-05-21

11-month-old dies after being left in hot car in Missouri CALVERTON PARK, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-month-old girl has died after being locked inside a car for 15 or 16 hours in suburban St. Louis. Th...
09:48 2019-06-05

Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin. Po...
09:32 2019-06-18

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies, aged 85 Eva Kor passed away while on her annual trip to Auschwitz to educate about the horrors of the World War II genocide. The Romanian-born American champ...
09:48 2019-07-05

Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono dies at age 66 JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono has died in Singapore. She was 66. Singapore’s Foreign Ministry in a state...
06:48 2019-06-01

FBI: Man who shot at Texas courthouse dies A masked gunman opened fire Monday on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal office...
15:48 2019-06-17

Alex Navab, former top KKR dealmaker, dies Alex Navab, who worked as a top dealmaker at KKR & Co Inc for more than two decades before starting his own private equity firm earlier this year, di...
21:00 2019-07-08

Spanish man dies after being swept away by floods One man's body has been found after a river burst its banks during sudden, torrential rain in the northern Spanish region of Navarra on Monday night,...
09:32 2019-07-09

On This Day: The great Emile Griffith dies Ron Ross pays tribute to the brilliant former champion Emile Griffith, who passed away in 2013 The post On This Day: The great Emile Griffith dies ap...
15:32 2019-07-23

Child dies after using homemade zip line PHOENIX (AP) – An 8-year-old Arizona boy who was injured while trying to ride a homemade zip line has died. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s...
01:48 2019-07-07

5 tips for advisors to consider before the stretch IRA dies out The Secure Act might be the nail in the coffin for a strategy that allowed owners of large IRAs to pass them onto heirs. Here's what advisors ca...
11:16 2019-06-11

Honduran migrant dies while in ICE custody A 30-year-old Honduran man died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after getting sick at a Houston detention facility, the agency said Mo...
02:48 2019-07-02

Mom of 2 nearly dies from cat scratch: ‘It’s ruined my life’ Moira Brady was trying to break up a cat fight on the trampoline in her garden when one of the felines scratched her arm. She nearly lost her limb — ...
14:48 2019-07-22

Li Peng: Former Chinese premier dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng has died in Beijing. He was best known for leading the violent military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiana...
10:48 2019-07-23

Former Red Sox infielder Pumpsie Green dies at 85 Former Major League infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, who was the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, died Wednesday from unknown causes at...
23:48 2019-07-17

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran Dies at 81 (JACKSON, Miss.) –– Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who served seven terms and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home sta...
12:48 2019-05-30

Buckner dies at 69 after battle with dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday af...
05:00 2019-05-28

Former S. Korean first lady, feminist Lee Hee-ho dies at 96 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Hee-ho, a South Korean feminist activist who fought for democracy against dictatorships alongside her husband and futur...
03:16 2019-06-11

Romeo and Juliet director dies Revered Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for a film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and for staging extravagant opera productions, has died a...
09:48 2019-06-15

Legendary Packers HOF QB Starr dies at 85 Bart Starr, a Hall of Fame quarterback who helped build the Green Bay Packers dynasty in the 1960s and was named the Most Valuable Player of the firs...
14:48 2019-05-26

Cyclist dies almost 4 months after being struck on I-19, Ajo Way TUCSON – A bicyclist died Wednesday from injuries sustained earlier this year in a hit-and-run incident on Interstate 19 and Ajo Way. Tucson Police D...
18:48 2019-07-05

Police: Kentucky man dies in dog attack GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say an autopsy confirms a man died in a dog attack in western Kentucky. State police in Mayfield said in a news rele...
07:32 2019-07-01

Eva Kor, Holocaust survivor, dies peacefully at age 85 Eva Kor, a Holocaust survivor who founded the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Educational Center in Indiana, died Thursday during her annual trip to Pol...
17:16 2019-07-04

Max Wright, Who Went From Theater Roles to ‘ALF,’ Dies at 75 He was best known for playing a suburban father who lives with a furry alien. But he preferred the stage, and he said he had been “hugely eager” for ...
19:16 2019-07-02

Pet Sematary‘s Breakout Star Leo the Cat Dies Just weeks after his big screen debut, Leo, the Maine Coon crossbreed cat who played (spoiler alert) an undead feline named Church in the 2019 remake...
20:32 2019-05-30

Broncos owner Bowlen dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, who won three Super Bowls over three decades as owner of the Denver Broncos, died Thursday at age 75 after a battle with Alzheimer's dise...
05:48 2019-06-14

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a s...
16:00 2019-07-08

'Hot Zone' writer Richard Preston revisits Ebola virus in ominous 'Crisis in the Red Zone' "The Hot Zone" writer Richard Preston revisits the Ebola virus in the fantastic and ominous "Crisis in the Red Zone."      ...
01:32 2019-07-23

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the co...
09:16 2019-06-11

4-Day-Old Dies As Hospitals Shuttle Her Around For 3 Hours In Bareilly An ailing four-day-old infant died after being shuttled around from one government hospital to another in western Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly for over t...
19:32 2019-06-19

Bonnaroo attendee dies after becoming unresponsive at festival A 27-year-old Bonnaroo attendee died after becoming unresponsive at the three-day music and arts festival in Tennessee, organizers said. The male con...
15:16 2019-06-17

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autono...
10:48 2019-05-21

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is lashing out as it dies Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is one of the most iconic features of any planet in our Solar System. The colossal, swirling storm has dominated Jupit...
20:48 2019-05-28

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89 H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-p...
16:48 2019-07-09

Colorado man dies after climbing to the top of Mount Everest Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. The cause isn't yet known, said his br...
23:16 2019-05-27

China's former hardline premier, Li Peng, dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the 1989 Tian...
08:32 2019-07-23

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele ...
13:00 2019-06-12

MLB notebook: Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday af...
05:00 2019-05-28

Dog who got forever home thanks to a hospice dies of cancer CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) — A rescued dog named Lola who got her forever home thanks to a New York hospice has died of cancer. Hospice Buffalo confirmed...
10:48 2019-06-13

Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say lightning struck a motorcyclist on a Florida interstate, causing a crash and his death. The Florida Hi...
05:00 2019-06-10

Former president of Montenegro, Momir Bulatovic, dies at 62 PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Momir Bulatovic, who was the president of Montenegro during the turbulent breakup of the former Yugoslavia, has died at ...
18:32 2019-06-30

Man dies from injuries from tornado that hit Jefferson City JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man has died from injuries he sustained when a powerful tornado tore through Jefferson City, Missouri. An obituary poste...
12:16 2019-06-03

Formula One legend Niki Lauda dies at 70 Niki Lauda, a three-time Formula One champion driver and one of the most popular personalities in racing, died late Monday, eight months after a lung...
12:16 2019-05-21

NYC man dies during liposuction at Dominican Republic clinic A New York City restaurant worker died while undergoing liposuction at a clinic in the Dominican Republic — and his mom is calling on US author...
15:01 2019-06-14

Dog paralyzed and dies because of pricey, unnecessary MRI: lawsuit A Manhattan man brought his arthritic dog to a veterinarian over a limp and the doggy doctor pushed costly and unnecessary tests and procedures that ...
21:48 2019-07-08

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng Dies At 90: Report Former Chinese premier Li Peng -- known as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the Tiananmen Square crackdown -- has died aged 90, state broadca...
09:48 2019-07-23

San Diego man thought to be DB Cooper dies: report A 75-year-old San Diego man who led an eventful life of danger and who some thought may have been D.B. Cooper, the legendary hijacker who pulled off ...
22:48 2019-07-10

Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at age of 90 Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller, who was a student of Gyorgy Lukacs and later taught political theory for 25 years at the New School for Social Re...
17:16 2019-07-19

Baby boy dies after being cut from slain mother’s womb The baby boy cut from his murdered mother’s womb in Chicago died on Friday, a family spokesperson said. The newborn, named Yovanny Yadiel Lopez...
09:32 2019-06-14

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s No 1 cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, expires in ArizonaThe greatest frown in town: Grumpy Cat – a life in picturesGrumpy C...
09:16 2019-05-21

Dog dies in travel trailer fire in Marana TUCSON – A dog has died after it was trapped in a Marana trailer fire that broke out Monday morning. According to Avra Valley Fire District, fi...
00:32 2019-06-18

William Dannemeyer, California Archconservative, Dies at 89 A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalist...
19:32 2019-07-16