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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency has revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" after the choice drew widespread outrage and criticism. World Health Organization director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus last week...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization on Sunday withdrew his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador." In a statement issued Sunday WHO director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus said he decided to rescind his appointment of...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Head of World Health Organization withdraws appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador.
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's leader as "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization (all times local): 5 p.m. The United States has joined in condemning the choice of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health...
U.S. regulators have approved a new, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles, which is caused by the chickenpox virus. Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said the Food and Drug Administration approved it late Friday. It will be the second shingles vaccine in the U.S. market...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Women say they were branded and traumatized by doctors in a secretive group, and state officials will review why authorities didn't act sooner on the women's reports, a spokesman for Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. State officials will examine whether the...
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state lawmaker who is married to former U.S. health secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting about the possibility of quarantining people with HIV. State Rep. Betty Price, a Republican whose district includes parts of Atlanta's...
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state lawmaker and wife of former U.S. Health Secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting about the possibility of quarantining people with HIV. Rep. Betty Price, whose district includes parts of Atlanta's northern suburbs, asked the...
GENEVA (AP) — Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has long faced United States sanctions over his government's human rights abuses. But the World Health Organization's new chief is making the longtime African leader a "goodwill ambassador." With Mugabe on hand, WHO director-general...