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Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Veronica Atieno remembers feeling her way through the dark alleys between the shacks that make up Nairobi’s slums, picking her...

Greece sends 18 migrant kids with medical needs to Germany

BERLIN (AP) - Greece transferred 18 children with medical needs and their close relatives who were living in overcrowded migrant camps to Germany on...

FDA calls for removal of fruity, disposable e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. health officials are cracking down on fruity disposable electronic cigarettes popular with teenagers, saying the companies never received permission to...

Most young virus cases in Texas county diagnosed this month

HOUSTON (AP) - Most of the 85 young children in a South Texas county who are known to have contracted the coronavirus tested positive...

Mongolian teenager dies of bubonic plague

BEIJING (AP) - A 15-year-old boy has died in western Mongolia of bubonic plague after eating an infected marmot, the country's health ministry announced.Two...

Mongolian teenager dies of bubonic plague

BEIJING (AP) - A 15-year-old boy has died in western Mongolia of bubonic plague after eating an infected marmot, the country's health ministry announced.Two...

Pakistan to resume polio campaign as COVID-19 cases decline

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan announced Tuesday it would resume vaccinations against polio next week, months after the drive against this crippling children’s disease was...

Virus spread, not politics should guide schools, doctors say

As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could...

WHO says Sri Lanka and Maldives eliminate measles, rubella

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lanka and Maldives have become the first two countries in the World Health Organization's South-East Asia region to...

Serious coronavirus-linked condition hit 285 US children

At least 285 U.S. children have developed a serious inflammatory condition linked to the coronavirus and while most recovered, the potential for long-term or...