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Vaccines & Viruses: Measles outbreak kills over 300 in Congo

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Measles mortality. An outbreak of measles is wreaking havoc in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At least 315 people have died in Katanga, a copper and cobalt…

Ebola survivors still struggling to live

By Julie Borg
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Ebola Virus | The West African Ebola outbreak that began in 2014 has afflicted about 27,000 people so far and has claimed the lives of more than 11,000 of its victims. The…

Ebola makes a comeback in Liberia

By Onize Ohikere
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Ebola Virus | On May 9, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Liberia Ebola-free after 42 days without any new cases.  During the outbreak, the country recorded…

Vaccines and Viruses: South Korean MERS outbreak kills 33

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | MERS controls. South Korea reported its 33rd death this week in a contagious outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome that began in May. The outbreak…

Vaccines & Viruses: Ebola makes a comeback

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Ebola is back. Cases of Ebola are ticking up again in Guinea and Sierra Leone, after the virus was eradicated from Liberia in May and seemed to be on the…

Vaccines & Viruses: Troubled trials for Ebola vaccine

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Confounded results. After killing more than 4,700 people in Liberia, the Ebola virus has stopped spreading there, according to health officials who declared…

Midday Roundup: Report claims Obama’s bin Laden tale is bunk

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Bin Laden embellishment? Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh claims the Obama administration lied about the details surrounding Osama bin Laden’s death…

Not over yet

By Jamie Dean
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Ebola Virus | Ebola cases have dropped in West Africa, but long-term recovery has just begun

Vaccines & Viruses: Swine flu toll nears 2,000 in India

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Editor’s note: In an effort to keep our readers informed of the latest developments surrounding the current vaccine controversy, WORLD will post regular

Globe Trot: A story of forgiveness goes viral in the Arab world

Globe Trot: A story of forgiveness goes viral in the Arab world

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: I’ve been three weeks on the road, including time in Iraq among those displaced by ISIS and those fighting ISIS, or Islamic State. Reports to come in…

Midday Roundup: ISIS, Boko Haram form terror pact

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Unity in terror. ISIS leaders have purportedly accepted a pledge of allegiance from Boko Haram, the militant Islamist group operating in northern Nigeria. In…

Midday Roundup: Boehner issues shutdown warning over immigration

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Security line. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, took a stand this weekend against the president’s executive action on immigration, saying he would allow…

 
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