Science & Health

Congolese and WHO officials wear protective suits as they prepare equipment before the launch of vaccination campaign against the deadly Ebola virus near Mangina village, near Beni in North Kivu province, DRC, Aug. 8, 2018.
WHO is urgently appealing for $40 million to salvage its operation to bring the Ebola epidemic to an end in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
Lisa Schlein
Sun, 02/23/2020 - 12:13
Workers inside the Unilever factory in Casalpusterlengo, near Lodi in Northern Italy, wait to be tested for virus infection…
The new cases represented the first infections in Italy acquired through secondary contagion and tripled the country's total to nine
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Fri, 02/21/2020 - 14:00
Protesters stand outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis.
The proposals have stirred political debates over abortion at the state level, with some opponents claiming it's a government endorsement of abortion and an inappropriate use of taxpayer money
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Fri, 02/21/2020 - 14:03
People wearing face masks ride on a motorbike outside Rafik Hariri hospital, where Lebanon's first coronavirus case is being…
Newly detected coronavirus cases in Iran are all linked with Qom, and neighboring Turkey refuses entry of travelers from Qom
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Fri, 02/21/2020 - 13:55
FILE - In this Nov. 30 2006 file picture the nuclear plant in Fessenheim, eastern France, is photographed. The French prime…
Shutdown of Fessenheim reactor is 'first phase' in shift to more renewable energy
Lisa Bryant
Fri, 02/21/2020 - 13:29
Iranian couple wearing protective masks to prevent contracting a coronavirus walk at Grand Bazaar in Tehran, Iran, Feb. 20, 2020.
The report by the semiofficial Mehr news agency came as Iranians voted in nationwide parliamentary elections
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Fri, 02/21/2020 - 10:11
A patient Dagmar Turner, 53, plays violin while surgeons remove her brain tumour at King's College Hospital in London, Britain,…
To protect her playing abilities, London surgeons operate on her while she is awake and playing her instrument
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Thu, 02/20/2020 - 18:17
FILE - A worker at HealthMap, a system using artificial intelligence to monitor global disease outbreaks, mines health data to keep the system up to date in a work area at Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, Feb. 13, 2020.
Global health authorities are increasingly using artificial intelligence to track emerging epidemics
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Thu, 02/20/2020 - 11:52
In this photo released by Ukraine's Embassy in China, passengers pass security check before boarding in Wuhan airport China,…
Dozens of local residents protested Thursday morning seeking to prevent the evacuees from being quarantined there because they fear being infected
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Thu, 02/20/2020 - 09:33
Diamond Princess cruise ship passenger Chris Peck, who shared a room with Vicki Presland (taking video) gestures in the…
But death toll on mainland rises to 2,118, along with at least 10 outside of China, including two passengers on cruise ship quarantined in Japan
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Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:46
Workers in protective gear escort disembarking passengers from the coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship docked at…
In at least one case, the patient had the virus but did not show any symptoms
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Thu, 02/20/2020 - 02:23
Health Experts Praise China’s Extreme Efforts in Containing Coronavirus
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World Health Organization says Beijing has taken right 'strategic and tactical approach' to effectively curb spread of COVID-19
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 21:05
In this Feb. 11, 2020, photo, a line item shows an example of how the charge that Brent Frederick, founder of Jester Concepts,…
Many small business owners are starting wellness programs to help employees be healthier, happier and more likely to stay
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 15:37
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which transmit dengue fever as well as chikungunya, stand in a cage to be examined by scientists at the Gorgas Memorial Institute for Health Studies in Panama City, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Chikungunya is a word that comes fr...
Officials say a second person has died as a result of a dengue epidemic in several French Caribbean islands
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 15:15
FILE PHOTO: A medical worker holds a thermometer to check a passenger's temperature at a checkpoint as the country is hit by an…
Doctors hope to know by May 1 whether US-developed remdesivir is safe and effective against COVID-19
Natalie Liu
Wed, 02/19/2020 - 13:27