Indonesian woman in critical condition after apparently being infected with H7N9 strand during visit to neighboring Chinese …
SARS-like virus has sickened at least 160 worldwide
(MUSCAT, Oman) — Oman says officials are widening health checks following the country’s first death blamed on a SARS-like virus that has been centered in neighboring Saudi Arabia.
Oman’s Health Ministry said on Monday that teams would conduct investigations, including checking for signs of the virus in people who came in contact …
Less than a week after the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that 10 Syrian children had been paralyzed by polio, the Syrian regime capitalized on their suffering for propaganda purposes.
It’s also World Polio Day
Countries with harsh drug laws have higher addict death rates
European Union leaders struggling to surmount a massive horsemeat-for-beef scandal stun incredulous observers by reauthorizing livestock feed banned in 1997 to battle deadly Mad Cow epidemic.
An alleged gang rape in New Delhi has prompted calls for change by women’s-rights groups and violent clashes between police and anti-rape protests in the nation’s capital.
In recognition of this year’s World AIDS Day, U2 singer and global activist Bono is stepping up his fight against HIV/AIDS by personally lobbying American legislators to maintain funding for global AIDS initiatives and awareness. …
A French urologist claims to have discovered a way to reconstruct the clitoris after it has been through the ritual. And hundreds of women seem to swear by it
Angola may be rich in oil, but it is also full of unexploded land mines
On Wednesday, the Indian Supreme Court will hear a landmark case that could limit Indian companies’ right to make inexpensive generic drugs.
The Ethiopian Prime Minister of 21 years leaves behind a mixed legacy of economic gain and repression — and a giant hole in African politics.