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Congolese journalist helping with Ebola crisis slain

BENI, Congo (AP) - Authorities in eastern Congo say a journalist who was working to spread awareness about the Ebola crisis has been killed.Papy...

Health officials disclose another romaine outbreak, now over

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. health officials disclosed another food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, but they said it appears to be over.The...

UN: More than 7 million malaria cases in Burundi outbreak

LONDON (AP) - The World Health Organization says more than 7 million cases of malaria have been reported in Burundi this year. Officials blame...

UN says 1st local polio case found in Zambia since 1995

LONDON (AP) - The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy paralyzed...

USDA recalls sausage patties manufactured in Tennessee

CARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more than 6,000 pounds of frozen sausage patties manufactured in Tennessee have been recalled...

Darnold throws 2 TDs in return, Jets edge Cowboys 24-22

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Sam Darnold gave the Jets' struggling offense a huge boost by throwing two touchdown passes in his return from...

Global Fund seeks $14 billion to fight aids, TB, malaria

PARIS (AP) - Heads of states, CEOs and global health leaders gathered Thursday in France to try to raise at least $14 billion to...

California OKs pharmacists to dispense HIV prevention meds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Pharmacists in California will be able to dispense HIV prevention pills to patients without a doctor's prescription after Gov. Gavin...

Verbal autopsies used in push to better track global deaths

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) - One afternoon last month, a young woman with a tablet computer sat next to Alphonsine Umurerwa on the living room...

Jets QB Darnold ruled out vs. Eagles, Falk to start

NEW YORK (AP) - Sam Darnold's return will have to wait at least another week.The New York Jets quarterback was ruled out for the...