Just like every other health technology, prosthetics are now able to do things that were unimaginable a few years ago. The advances are happening with the help of machine learning, but also through human ingenuity. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
American-style football's championship game, the Super Bowl, is being held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Sunday. It's the biggest football event of the year. Millions of people will watch it on TV, but up to a million more across the nation are expected to attend Super Bowl-related events in person. With widespread flu throughout the U.S., some are wondering if the Super Bowl is a perfect event to spread the flu. VOA's Carol Pearson reports.
Carnival begins next week in Rio de Janeiro and two million people are expected to pack the streets each day. But the nation is currently in the midst of a yellow fever outbreak and that has health officials worried. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.