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BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say four people have died after being treated at a hospital on the Dutch border that offers alternative cancer treatment. Police in Moenchengladbach announced the first death, of a Dutch woman who had received treatment for breast cancer at...
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The World Health Organization and its partners shipped more than 6 million yellow fever vaccines to Angola in February to quash an emerging epidemic, yet when they asked country officials the following month what happened to the vaccines, they discovered...
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — As a yellow fever outbreak in central Africa exploded, 1 million vaccines disappeared in Angola. Thousands more vaccinations were delayed when accompanying syringes got waylaid. Ice packs to keep the shots potent went missing. And while the epidemic of the...
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The World Health Organization and its partners shipped more than 6 million yellow fever vaccines to Angola in February to quash an emerging epidemic, yet when they asked country officials the following month what happened to the vaccines, they discovered...
MIAMI (AP) — Jessica Ardente waited 36 years to have her first baby. Her parents will visit in two weeks to watch their grandson's ultrasound. There are cribs and car seats to shop for, a nursery to decorate, and bottles, diapers and clothes to buy. And now, on top of everything...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — At least 30 children have died in northwestern Myanmar since mid-June from an unknown disease that causes breathing difficulty, officials said Thursday. "We have this problem since two months ago and we haven't received any help from the government yet,"...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Zika virus escalates into a public health crisis, members of Congress remain entrenched politically, with Republicans and Democrats pointing fingers over the failure to act as the number of mosquito-transmitted cases in the U.S. grows. Health and Human...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — An official says at least 30 children have died in Myanmar's northwest Naga region since mid-June from an unknown disease that causes breathing difficulty. Kay Sai, a local administrator in the area, says the central government has not sent any help since...
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba says it has diagnosed the Zika virus in two people who appear to have contracted it inside the country, which has been largely successful in controlling the disease. The Health Ministry said the cases were discovered Monday in the eastern city of Holguin and...