Barack Obama called the epidemic a potential threat to global security – but only west Africa knows its true horror It is now a year since the outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, after a toddler in the rural
The Ebola epidemic, which is out of control in three countries and directly threatening 15 others, may not end until the world has a vaccine against the disease, according to one of the scientists who
World The deadly Ebola outbreak will take months to contain, the World Health Organization warned Thursday as it announced the worldwide death toll would pass 4,500 – including 236 health workers. Dr.
(CNN) — The second Dallas health care worker who was found to have the Ebola virus should not have boarded a commercial jet Monday, health officials say. Because she had helped care for Ebola patient Eric
A student in New York state who died on Wednesday became the third US high school footballer to die playing the game in the last week. Tom Cutinella, 16, died after colliding with an opponent, Shoreham-Wading
Details of the first nine months of a public health emergency suggest the crisis is far from over Without more powerful disease control measures in West Africa, more than 20,000 people will be infected
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The dwindling numbers of Indian girls, caused by the illegal abortion of millions of babies, has reached “emergency proportions”, fuelling an increase in crimes
It was six in the morning when city contractors showed up unannounced at Charity Hicks' house. Since spring, up to 3000 Detroit households per week have been getting their water shut-off – for owing as
As many as 75 scientists working in U.S. federal government laboratories in Atlanta may have been exposed to live anthrax bacteria and are being offered treatment to prevent infection, the U.S. Centers
World At least 21 people died and 37 new cases of suspected Ebola were recorded in Guinea between May 29 and June 1, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, undermining the government's claims
Harvard owns a book that's bound in human skin. It's sure of it, too. One of its curators announced today that tests on a book titled Des destinées de l’ame (Destinies of The Soul), which was published
The judge who sentenced to death more than 720 alleged rioters on a single day in Egypt in April has justified his decision on the grounds that some of the accused were "demons" adherent to Jewish scripture.
Saudi Arabians are brazenly engaging in public displays of affection in defiance of the authorities. But this proud show of love is not between people, but man and his camel. Saudi Arabia's government
(Wikimedia Commons) A new ruling reveals a gaping hole in the country’s sexual assault laws Jess Zimmerman May 15, 2014 12:15pm (UTC) This article originally appeared on GlobalPost. A judge in India has
"There is a market for selling humans." That unsettling fact was pushed into the front of the news cycle on Monday when a man who claims to have kidnapped 276 teen girls announced in a video message that
A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said. The virus is still limited to the two nations, the World Health Organization