Health

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 4 about vaccines being developed to fight Zika virus, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the institute where one of the vaccines is being developed. It is the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, not Walter Reade Army Institute of...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. National Whitewater Center has begun refilling its raft and kayak channels, weeks after an Ohio teenager died after she visited the center and came into contact with an amoeba. A statement from officials in Mecklenburg County says public health...
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...
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...
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) — 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) — 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...