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Sydney Harbour Bridge climbers break two records

Climbers have broken two records at once on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia.

More than 300 people carrying flags lined the landmark on Friday, breaking the records for both the most people on the bridge, and the most number of flags flown off it.

The former record was previously set by a group …

The CIA Stops Fake Vaccinations as Real Polio Rebounds

The paralyzing disease is spreading in war-torn countries where immunization is no longer routine

Hand cyclist is eager to go even further to help End Polio Now

With the completion of his 900 mile End Polio Now bicycle tour this past fall of 2013, Glen Ellen/Sonoma resident Steve Brumme is preparing for his …


Howard Buffett: a billionaire's son battles to end hunger

He's barreled headfirst into his task, visiting more than 100 countries; met world leaders and African warlords; had an Uzi pointed at his chest – …


The New Measles Outbreak: Blame the Anti-Vaxxers

A disturbing report from the Centers for Disease Control shows what happens when anti-vaccine nonsense wins.

You have to be spoiled to play cute with disease—spoiled or, well, stupid. And today’s announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that measles cases in the U.S. have hit …


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Disease of Pakistan’s Poor Now Worries the Affluent

KARACHI, Pakistan — Until recently, polio was considered a poor man’s problem in Pakistan — a crippling virus that festered in the mountainous tribal belt, traversed the country on interprovincial buses, and spread via infected children who played in the open sewers of sprawling slums.

But since the …

Polio Follows Bin Laden’s Lead in Pakistan Holdout

May 10 (Bloomberg) -- Umaima Ahmed opens her mouth at a polio vaccination booth outside the international airport in Karachi, Pakistan, as a …

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Rotary International President-Elect, Gary Huang

While Tanzania has not had a single case of polio since 1998, recent outbreak of the virus in the …

Nigeria: Nigerian, Ghanaian, Others Graduate From Rotary, UNESCO-IHE Programme

[Independent]The first class of five Rotary sponsored scholars has graduated with Master of Science degrees in Water Education from the UNESCO-IHE …

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Rotary Club, Coca-Cola Flag-off Free Community Healthcare

Tanzania: Rotary International Top Brass in Dar

TANZANIA is for the first time expected to host a two-day high level Reach Out of Africa (ROTA) Conference next week.

Prior to the ROTA conference in …


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