WHO declares West African Ebola outbreak over

Liberia was the last country declared Ebola-free on ThursdayGENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an end to the two-year Ebola...

MERS outbreak officially over in South Korea

Around a month after death of country’s last remaining Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) patient, gov’t formally announces end of outbreak that killed 38By...

Sleep Apnea And Drugs Were The Cause Of Death Of Carrie Fisher, Report Reveals

LA County Coroner’s Office revealed on Friday the cause of death of Carrie Fisher, according to multiple reports. The coroner’s report included sleep apnea,...

Qatar reports 1st coronavirus fatality this year

DOHA – Qatar on Thursday reported the death of a 73-year-old man who previously contracted coronavirus - the Gulf state's first fatality from the...

Anthrax outbreak in Bulgaria leaves one dead

20 others quarantined after infected meat sold to illegal factorySOFIA, Bulgaria - Health officials in Bulgaria on Saturday launched a large-scale disinfection operation...

WHO estimates ‘3 to 4 million’ Zika cases over 12 months

‘The level of concern is high, as is the level of uncertainty. Questions abound. We need to get some answers quickly,’ WHO chief Chan...

Boost for South Korea in MERS battle

No new infections, no new deaths reported in ongoing outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) By Alex Jensen SEOUL - South Korea’s health ministry announced...

Dominican heath care workers begin 72-hour strike

Hundreds of patients turned away at hospitals as doctors demand better working condition, higher salariesBy Senabri Silvestre SANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep. - Doctors and...

120,000 Gazans lack drinkable water

Gaza water utility attributes problem to infrastructure damaged during last year’s devastating Israeli onslaughtGAZA CITY, Palestine – Palestine’s Coastal Municipalities Water Utility (CMWU)...

Liberia declared free of Ebola

World Health Organization says last new case reported more than 42 days ago GENEVA – Liberia – one of the three West African states hit...

Iraq braces for heat wave Thursday

Country’s official weather forecaster predicts temperatures of up to 51 degrees Celsius later this weekBy Ahmed AminBAGHDAD - Iraq’s weather forecasting association expects temperatures...

China performs its first successful womb transplant

Mother donates her womb, ovaries to daughter born without uterus or vagina in Shaanxi province BEIJING - Chinese doctors have performed the country's first successful womb transplant...

83 Egypt party attendees suffer food poisoning

MINYA, Egypt – Eighty-three people, including 36 children, on Saturday suffered food poisoning in the central province of Minya, a medical source has said. Ibrahim...

Pig embryos were injected with human stem cells

Scientists from the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), in the US, are in the process of researching methods to overcome the worldwide shortage...

Turkish Forestry Min. warns on increasing unarable land

Eroglu says 500,000 hectares become unarable every year due to poor irrigationANKARA - Turkish Minister for Forestry and Waterworks Veysel Eroglu on Monday warned about...

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