A new Ebola vaccine could help stop an epidemic — but faces enormous obstacles in crucial test

Authorities in Congo began an ambitious campaign this week to use a pioneering Ebola vaccine to help stem a growing outbreak of the deadly virus. It’s the first widespread use of the therapeutic since a devastating 2014 epidemic in West Africa and represents a major strategic shift for public health. World Health Organization officials, criticized for their slow response four ...

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N. Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite US summit doubts

North Korea plans to destroy its nuclear test facility as a goodwill gesture (AFP Photo/HO) Seoul (AFP) – Invited foreign journalists gathered in North Korea Wednesday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime’s nuclear test site, a high profile gesture on the road to a summit with the US that Donald Trump now says might not happen. In ...

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NKorea allows SKorean journalists to cover nuke test closing

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul says North Korea has allowed South Korean journalists to join the small group of foreign media being allowed to cover the dismantling of its nuclear test site. North Korea had earlier refused to allow South Korean journalists into the country to witness the event, raising worries about the prospect for recently improving ties. Their ...

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Thousands of 2000-Year-Old Bones Unearthed in Denmark

AARHUS, DENMARK—AFP reports that the 2,000-year-old bones of more than 80 boys and men have been recovered from a bog in Denmark that could hold the remains of as many as 380 people. Mette Løvschal of Aarhus University said many of the well-preserved bones bear fresh cut marks from sharp weapons. She thinks the boys and men were killed in ...

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North Korea Allows South Korea Reporters to Visit Nuclear Site, Official Says

[unable to retrieve full-text content] North Korea Allows South Korea Reporters to Visit Nuclear Site, Official Says  U.S. News & World Report NKorea allows SKorean journalists to cover nuke test closing  ABC News Inside North Korea as it begins closing its main nuclear test site  CBS News Elderly North Korean spies trapped in South yearn for home  Washington Post Full coverage Source link

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NKorea allows SKorean journalists to cover nuke test closing

Seoul says North Korea has allowed South Korean journalists to join the small group of foreign media being allowed to cover the dismantling of its nuclear test site. North Korea had earlier refused to allow South Korean journalists into the country to witness the event, raising worries about the prospect for recently improving ties. Their exclusion followed Pyongyang cutting off ...

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HHS Unveils New Abortion Restrictions on Title X Program

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday issued a proposed rule for the Title X family planning program, which focuses on serving Americans living in or near poverty. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said in a press release that the planned changes are meant to focus “in particular” on the prohibition on funding programs where abortion is ...

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