Science & Health

On the Brink of Extinction, the Northern White Rhino Now Has a Chance at Survival
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The northern white rhino is on the brink of extinction.  Poachers decimated the population, but now science has a chance to bring it back.  VOA’s Arash Arabasadi reports. Camera:  Reuters  Produced by: Arash Arabasadi 
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:37 PM
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) speaks after Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of…
Tedros says inoculation gap between rich, poor nations grows larger each day
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:32 PM
A vial of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is seen at an ambulance company in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (AP…
More clinical evidence is needed to know whether the two-dose regimen of the vaccine protects against the coronavirus variants, experts say
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 03:03 PM
FILE - A medic at a regional hospital receives Russia's "Sputnik-V" vaccine shot against the COVID-19 disease.
Argentina’s leaders get vaccinated as country gets more doses of Sputnik V    
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 07:59 AM
A health worker holds a COVID-19 sample collection kit of a vaccine trials' volunteer, after they were tested for the…
Cyril Rampahosa says the world needs to work together   
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 07:45 AM
This handout photo released courtesy of NASA shows the core stage for the first flight of NASA’s Space Launch System rocket is…
Two pairs of astronauts will replace batteries and cameras as well as install a new communication antenna on the Columbus
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 12:50 AM
 FILE - Then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry holding his granddaughter, Isabelle Dobbs-Higginson, signs the book during the signature ceremony for the Paris Agreement at the United Nations General Assembly Hall, April 22, 2016, in New York.
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Biden’s climate envoy says new president is ‘seized’ by climate change issue
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Mon, 01/25/2021 - 01:41 PM
Medical personnel dressed in personal protective equipment are seen outside the main COVID-19 treatment center at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, Jan. 18, 2021.
Government statistics show that about 900 health workers are currently in quarantine after exposure to COVID-19 and ten of them have died
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Mon, 01/25/2021 - 11:49 AM
A passenger wears a face mask to protect from coronavirus in the arrival hall in Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, Israel,…
News comes as world is on verge of reaching 100 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus 
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Mon, 01/25/2021 - 07:47 AM
Vehicles line up at a self-swabbing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at a Rite Aid drive-thru during the outbreak of COVID…
News comes as world is on verge of reaching 100 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus
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Mon, 01/25/2021 - 01:02 AM
Bolivian Couple Works to Save Honeybees' Shrinking Habitats
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The bee population in the South American country is under constant threat of fires and deforestation, in addition to pesticides, climate change and urbanization
VOA Journalist Arash Arabasadi
Sun, 01/24/2021 - 06:54 PM
A medical team prepares to rotate a COVID-19 patient in the ICU of the Hospital del Mar, in Barcelona, Spain, Jan. 19, 2021.
A study released this month by Hospital del Mar looking at the impact of the spring’s COVID-19 surge on more than 9,000 health workers across Spain found that at least 28% suffered major depression
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Sun, 01/24/2021 - 07:05 AM
People look at an information placard in front of a designated COVID-19 vaccination center at Dubai's financial center district…
The US has nearly 25 million infections
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Sun, 01/24/2021 - 04:25 AM
California's Disneyland Resort Opens as 'Super' COVID-19 Vaccination Site
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Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, will become the first mass vaccination site for the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Orange County
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Sat, 01/23/2021 - 08:03 PM
Police officers wearing masks, stand guard at the closed area in Jordan district, in Hong Kong, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021…
Authorities intend to vaccinate nearly 10,000 people in the district in 48 hours 
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Sat, 01/23/2021 - 04:49 PM