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Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine

Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a diseas...

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine

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Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce world's first malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday added the world's first malaria vaccine to the routine immunization schedule for children under two, becoming the third country in Af...
11:28, 09/13/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: 12 million may miss school, Bangladesh and Mali updates, Kenya’s malaria vaccine, land degradation pact A recap of Friday’s top stories: 12 million children may never go to school; Monsoon rains crush Rohingya shelters; 3.9 million Malians in need of hu...
22:28, 09/13/2019

Africa begins world's biggest anti-malaria vaccine campaign Hundreds of thousands of children are to receive a groundbreaking vaccine against the mosquito-born disease in three African countries. It's hoped th...
16:14, 05/01/2019

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, m...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

France is the most vaccine-skeptic nation in the world: survey LONDON, – Trust in vaccines – one of the world’s most effective and widely-used medical products – is highest in poorer countries b...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southe...
12:28, 07/02/2019

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through th...
14:00, 05/24/2019

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects ...
09:56, 07/12/2019

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexavalent vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine i...
15:42, 07/02/2019

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superp...
13:14, 05/27/2019

CORRECTED-Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexaxim vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2...
19:00, 07/02/2019

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attendi...
15:14, 06/06/2019

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and d...
20:14, 05/31/2019

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion eco...
21:56, 07/07/2019

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion ec...
16:42, 07/07/2019

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn wi...
13:28, 06/22/2019

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies ...
19:28, 05/21/2019

The Continent Conquers: South African Designer Thebe Magugu Is the First African to Win the LVMH Prize African influence has long resonated throughout the fashion world, but on Wednesday it was formally recognized when 26-year-old South African designe...
05:42, 09/06/2019

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram...
05:00, 06/12/2019

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a s...
12:42, 07/15/2019

It is possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon: WHO The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control method...
16:28, 08/23/2019

UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon The World Health Organization says it’s theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control method...
03:28, 08/23/2019

What to Know About Malaria When You're Traveling Malaria is endemic to many tropical parts of the world, and it can result in severe complications if you contract the disease while traveling. So if ...
00:56, 04/30/2019

After I Eradicate Malaria, I Would Like To Try A Threesome Malaria is a devastating illness that causes immense suffering to millions of people around the world. That’s why malaria eradication is one of the B...
13:56, 05/02/2019

WHO says eradicating malaria 'can be done', but first aim is to control it London, Reuters - Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now s...
06:00, 08/23/2019

Why are people still dying of malaria when we have a treatment? Ugandan inventor Brian Gitta created a way to test for malaria without a blood sample. He hopes it will help people get vital treatment faster, and e...
15:56, 08/26/2019

'Malaria will not be eradicated in near future', warns WHO Three-year review says new vaccines for eradicating disease are only 40% effectiveMalaria will not be eradicated in the foreseeable future even thoug...
06:00, 08/23/2019

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWi...
13:28, 07/18/2019

Malaria vaccination: Paving the way to immunity Although it's a breakthrough, the first ever malaria vaccination only provides partial protection. But researchers are optimistic that a different va...
16:14, 05/01/2019

| 1 800 dead as malaria 'epidemic' rages in Burundi - UN Malaria has killed more than 1 800 people in Burundi this year, the UN's humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivalling a deadly Ebola outbreak in ...
14:14, 08/06/2019

Algeria and Argentina are officially malaria-free Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the...
00:56, 05/24/2019

Experts contradict WHO, say malaria can be eradicated by 2050 In a major report, 41 specialists said a future free of malaria -- one of the world's oldest and deadliest diseases -- can be achieved as early as 20...
04:56, 09/09/2019

Algeria and Argentina officially malaria-free, says WHO Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the...
18:14, 05/22/2019

Argentina and Algeria stamp out malaria in 'historic achievement' Improvements in detection, diagnosis and treatment hailed by World Health Organization as ‘a model for other countries’ Algeria and Argentina have be...
13:56, 05/23/2019

It’s ‘Ambitious’ — But Possible — to Eradicate Malaria by 2050, According to a Landmark Report It may be possible to eradicate malaria—one of history’s deadliest diseases—from the planet by 2050, according to a coalition of 41...
13:28, 09/09/2019

Mosquito-killing spider juice offers malaria hope Scientists have genetically modified a fungus to make it produce the same lethal toxin as is found in the funnel web spiderA genetically modified fun...
15:42, 05/31/2019

Avian malaria may explain decline of London's house sparrow Since 1995, London's iconic house sparrow population has declined 71 percent. New research suggests avian malaria is the primary driver of the popula...
16:56, 07/17/2019

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: study Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rap...
05:42, 07/23/2019

Malaria won’t be solved by feeding mosquitos sugar, researchers conclude The teasing temptation of a sugary treat can often get the better of us. But don’t worry, we’re not the only ones. The saccharine substance that our ...
13:14, 06/22/2019

Experts challenge WHO with 'epic' goal to eradicate malaria by 2050 Malaria can be eradicated within a generation and the World Health Organization (WHO) should not shy away from this "goal of epic proportions", globa...
03:14, 09/09/2019

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Orga...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee ...
21:28, 08/14/2019

Burundi malaria outbreak at epidemic levels as half of population infected World Health Organization records 1,800 malaria deaths since start of year, almost equalling number of lives claimed by Ebola in DRCA serious outbrea...
13:56, 08/08/2019

Malaria breakthrough as scientists find ‘highly effective’ way to kill parasite Drugs derived from Ivermectin, which makes human blood deadly to mosquitoes, could be available within two yearsHuman trials of new antimalarial drug...
01:56, 09/06/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; ...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Drug-resistant malaria parasites spreading across South East Asia amid fears it could reach Africa An aggressive strain of malaria resistant to two key drugs is sweeping rapidly through Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand, scientists have...
18:28, 07/23/2019

Orphaned elephants get new life in Kenya The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust rescues orphaned elephants, raising them by hand in Kenya's Nairobi National Park and rehabilitating them into the wild....
15:56, 06/10/2019

Kenya's best food is a kaleidoscope of flavors From nyama choma roast goat, to the spicy hit of pilau and kamba wa kupaka, and the comforting starch of ugali, here are the essential dishes worth t...
18:56, 05/09/2019

NB Liquor to introduce reusable bag program In a press release, ANBL board chair Rachelle Gagnon says the corporation made the decision to follow what other jurisdictions across Canada are doin...
17:14, 07/12/2019

Rudisha unhurt after car crash in Kenya David Rudisha escaped unhurt after his car collided with a bus on a highway near Keroka in his native Kenya on Saturday, the Olympic 800 meters champ...
15:56, 08/26/2019

How to wear crochet | Kenya Hunt It may be hot outside, but sometimes a summer knit is the coolestAt this point in the year, certain tropes of summer dressing become unavoidable – ba...
19:00, 08/02/2019

UK government says it will introduce Brexit bill as soon as possible The British government will introduce the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill to parliament as soon as possible in order to give lawmakers time to scrut...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Kenya prepares for first paperless census The census will provide the first official snapshot of Kenya's demographics in a decade. Intersex persons will also be included for the first time in...
18:00, 08/23/2019

How to wear lace | Kenya Hunt Once confined to lingerie and weddings, lace is having a moment“That’s so cool how it’s got all these… holes. And yet you can’t see through it,” the ...
12:00, 08/10/2019

How to wear: a mini-dress | Kenya Hunt Going for more volume on top balances out my relative nakedness on the bottom, easing any sense of discomfortDress hemlines have been inching higher ...
18:56, 08/16/2019

Germany to introduce minimum wage for apprentices BERLIN (AP) — Germany is introducing a minimum wage for apprentices, a move likely to raise the income of tens of thousands of young people. Chancell...
13:00, 05/15/2019

'They just eliminate us': Are Kenya's police getting away with murder? - video Promising student Carliton Maina was shot by the police in Nairobi. His mother believes he was murdered. As part of The Guardian's special focus on K...
11:56, 08/06/2019

Kenya suspends gambling ad ban after musician complains A Kenyan judge suspended a ban on gambling ads on Monday after a musician complained it robbed him of his right to make celebrity endorsements, court...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Al Shabaab kill 16 in Kenya and Somalia blasts Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another...
23:28, 06/15/2019

How to wear a seasonless sweater | Kenya Hunt Buy the nicest quality you can find, hold on to it and rewear it oftenIn theory, summer is about breezy shorts, swimsuits and diaphanous dresses. But...
19:42, 08/23/2019

GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. (credit: ThinkGeek) Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) relea...
01:28, 05/24/2019

Quebec MP says Scheer won’t let MPs introduce abortion bills — but that’s not what he said Quebec MP Alain Rayes said Andrew Scheer would not allow members to introduce anti-abortion bills, but this doesn't quite reflect the Conservative le...
16:00, 08/29/2019

Kenya's high court unanimously upholds ban on gay sex Kenya's high court on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail in the East African nation and d...
22:14, 05/24/2019

Southern Water may introduce hosepipe ban in Hampshire Low river levels may lead to temporary measures in parts of county and Isle of WightHomes in the south of England could face the country’s first hose...
18:28, 07/26/2019

It's Rumor Time: DC might actually introduce a Batman who is Black Take this with a grain of utility belt Bat-Salt, but Bleeding Cool says the “hot gossip” from “a number of prominent sources” is that DC Comics is go...
00:42, 09/04/2019

Allow Vic Berger to introduce you to "MAGA Men & Their Trump Trucks" Vic Berger’s videos will be remembered as one of the best documents of our current era. Like Ralph Steadman illustrations, Berger zooms in on the ugl...
18:28, 05/23/2019

Kenya starts counting people it never counted before The country’s latest population survey is adding a third gender to the census form — intersex — and creating new tribal categories for indigenous peo...
19:56, 08/31/2019

Tata Motors To Introduce Its Next Electric Car By End Of FY2020 Tata Motors will be introducing its next electric vehicle for the Indian market by the end of the financial year 2019-20. The carmaker recently annou...
13:00, 08/04/2019

Kenya and Tanzania: Living on the Mara River, together Scientists are gathering data on the Mara River to ensure it can continue to support life, all the way from its source in Kenya to its mouth in Tanza...
14:42, 09/10/2019

Introduce Your Kid to Virtual Reality With Nintendo Labo VR Nothing about Labo VR Kit, Nintendo’s foray into virtual reality, should work. Compared to other virtual reality systems, the frame-rate is sluggish ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Mahrez scores as Algeria enjoy win over Kenya "Riyad Mahrez led Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kenya as they opened their Africa Cup of Nations finals campaign with a competent display...
14:28, 06/24/2019

City of Lethbridge to introduce landfill surcharge The City of Lethbridge is introducing a $50-per-tonne surcharge on business waste haulers if loads to the landfill contain more than 25 per cent recy...
07:56, 06/19/2019

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesma...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Mahrez concerned about unknown quantity Kenya "Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez is wary of Kenya being something of an unknown commodity when the two teams kick off their Africa Cup of Nations campai...
15:28, 06/22/2019

Mahrez scores as Algeria enjoy 2-0 win over Kenya "Riyad Mahrez led Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kenya as they opened their Africa Cup of Nations finals campaign with a competent display...
08:56, 06/24/2019

Huawei wants to introduce the world’s first 8K TV with 5G connectivity this year It looks like Huawei is about to open a new front in its ongoing battle with Samsung for consumer electronics supremacy. The Chinese brand is rumored...
13:14, 05/02/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly cond...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Meghan And Harry Introduce Baby Archie To The World Two days after Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the birth of their first son, the couple introduced him to the world via a photocall at Windsor C...
18:28, 05/08/2019

Kenya convicts 3 in Garissa terrorist massacre case Three men have been convicted for supporting the 2015 Garissa University terrorist attack in Kenya. Though they were not among the gunmen, the trio k...
20:14, 06/19/2019

CBOE To Introduce Mini-SPX Options With PM Settlement On November 5 CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that the Exchange will list a Mini-SPX In...
11:00, 05/02/2019

The iPhone 11 could finally introduce upgraded Bluetooth capabilities The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R are all expected to introduce a variety of upgrades come this September, but according to a new report b...
02:14, 05/28/2019

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist...
02:00, 04/29/2019

Kenya's highest court upholds law making gay sex illegal In a blow to the LGBTQI movement in Africa, Kenya's highest court ruled Friday that a colonial-era law banning same-sex relations should remain in pl...
19:28, 05/24/2019

Fox Sports will introduce a real money betting app in the US this fall What's left of Fox after the Disney deal is venturing into uncharted territory for the company -- namely, a betting app. Fox Sports has unveile...
03:42, 05/09/2019

Prince Harry And Meghan Introduce Their Newborn Son Archie Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, gave the world a first look Wednesday at their son and, after introducing him to the queen, announc...
04:56, 05/09/2019

CFE TO INTRODUCE TRADING IN CBOE MINI-VIX FUTURES MARCH 2 CHICAGO, February 25, 2009 -The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that on Monday, March 2, it plans to launch trading in CBOE mini-VIX...
20:00, 05/02/2019

New Zealand to introduce its own 'Google tax' if international law change bid fails The country wants to better tax the NZ$2.7 billion in revenue from cross-border digital services and is asking its OECD peers to amend international ...
02:56, 06/05/2019

Snapchat Aims to Introduce New Experiences for Users in India Snapchat has opened its office in Mumbai and is set to hire a team as well as bring on board a large number of local content creators and partners to...
11:18, 08/12/2019

Kenya's finance minister arrested on corruption charges Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of gr...
00:28, 07/23/2019

Kenya telecoms giant Bob Collymore dies of cancer at 61 Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Mond...
16:42, 07/01/2019

Kenya’s finance minister arrested, to be charged with fraud Kenya’s finance minister has been arrested on charges of fraud and corruption over contracts for the construction of two dams in western Kenya, a top...
19:00, 07/22/2019

3 guilty in Kenya Garissa University attack that killed 148 A Kenyan court has found three people guilty of conspiracy to commit a terror attack after phone records and handwriting linked them to the 2015 Gari...
19:56, 06/19/2019

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judg...
17:28, 05/24/2019

| '10 steps ahead': Kenya's tech war on wildlife poachers Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footpr...
13:00, 06/30/2019

Kenya clamps down on gambling ads, says industry endangering lives Kenya introduced new gambling regulations on Thursday, including banning advertising outdoors and on social media, the interior minister said, after ...
22:28, 05/02/2019

We're pleased to introduce Chicago's very own alligator, "Chance The Snapper" There is, we’re duty bound to tell you, a goddamned alligator in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon. It’s swimming around, peeking its creepy prehistoric...
20:14, 07/11/2019

Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year Alphabet's internet-delivering balloon service, Loon, expects to begin commercial service in Kenya sometime this year. The company just received...
18:00, 07/02/2019

The joys of springs: how Kenya could steam beyond fossil fuel Engineers are tapping the Rift Valley’s subterranean energy to power an expanding economyA faint smell of sulphur, a shrill hiss of gas and a Rift Va...
14:10, 05/01/2019

Look: Jade Roper, Tanner Tolbert introduce son Brooks "Bachelor in Paradise" couple Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert shared a photo and their baby boy's name after Roper gave birth in the closet of their ho...
22:14, 08/02/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 mln on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the...
15:14, 05/14/2019

David Rudisha escapes unhurt after car collides with bus in Kenya • The 800m world record holder is ‘fine with no injuries’• Rudisha taken to hospital after crash on SaturdayDavid Rudisha escaped unhurt after his ca...
16:42, 08/26/2019

UN chief condemns terrorist attacks in Kenya and Somalia The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, condemned on Sunday the attack that took place on Saturday in Wajir County, Kenya, in which at least eigh...
00:42, 06/17/2019

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. ...
00:56, 06/11/2019

New Seat Ateca facelift set to introduce hybrid variants Seat's 2020 update for its family SUV could bring more than one electrified variant as part of brand hybrid and EV rollout Seat will revamp its Atec...
13:28, 07/11/2019

CBOE To Introduce First Interest Rate-Based Volatility Index CHICAGO, June 13, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that it will begin disseminating values for i...
12:42, 05/02/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US...
07:14, 05/15/2019

Kenya's finance minister pleads not guilty to corruption charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to corruption charges over the award of two dam tenders, a day after his detentio...
11:14, 07/23/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the...
16:28, 05/14/2019

McDonald's To Introduce Vegan Burger In Its Menu In Israel: Report With an aim to expand its customer base, McDonald's is set to go green in Israel. It will introduce a vegan burger in its menu in the Israeli cityof ...
07:00, 07/03/2019

Kenya sentences 3 for role in Garissa University terror attack A court in Nairobi has sentenced one man to life in prison and two others to 41 years for abetting the second deadliest attack in the country's histo...
00:28, 07/04/2019

Crime fighting duo seeks Kenya's first top-level graft conviction Noordin Haji, head of public prosecutions in Kenya, is the urbane son of one of the country's most prominent families. George Kinoti, born in the slu...
12:42, 07/26/2019

'There’s a lot of weirdness in a slum': making a living in Kenya's anarchic mud city Despite the poverty, lawlessness and pollution of life in Kibera, creativity still thrives thanks to a mix of determination, guts and luck. The Guard...
01:56, 08/08/2019

Ayanna Pressley To Introduce Bill That Will End The Federal Death Penalty Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) is set to introduce a bill that will end the federal death penalty on the same day that Attorney General William Barr ann...
07:14, 07/26/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may introduce a controversial design change As smartphone design becomes increasingly uniform on the front—with hair-thin bezels and large displays differentiated only by a small notch or a hol...
16:56, 05/27/2019

Apple may introduce a ridiculously expensive new 16-inch MacBook Pro later this year Earlier this month, Apple discontinued its 12-inch MacBook and, in doing so, finally took a serious step towards simplifying its notebook line. The 1...
21:42, 07/23/2019

Kenya's president appoints Yatani as acting finance minister Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister after Henry Rotich was charged with corruption,...
15:00, 07/24/2019

Google balloon project bringing Internet access to Kenya Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to ...
20:28, 07/05/2019

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya Kenyan middle-distance runner, Olympic champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha is reportedly okay after sustaining minor injuries from a ...
00:00, 08/26/2019

The women fighting back in Kenya's biggest slum - podcast Edita Ochieng and like-minded women are taking a stand against endemic sexual violence and police corruption in Kibera. Plus: Angelique Chrisafis on ...
12:14, 08/05/2019

Apple may introduce a custom 5G modem for the iPhone sooner than expected It wasn’t necessarily a shocking revelation yesterday when Apple announced that it acquired the majority of Intel’s modem business for $1...
03:56, 07/27/2019

| Somalia lodges protest after Kenya calls Somaliland a country Somalia protested formally to Kenya, the foreign ministry in Mogadishu said Monday, after Nairobi referred to the self-proclaimed Republic of Somalil...
11:14, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Sweden to introduce bank tax to fund defence boost Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Saturday the centre-left coalition government would introduce a bank tax to help fund greater de...
16:14, 08/31/2019

Kenya's Finance Minister, Top Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar p...
13:56, 07/22/2019

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women ar...
22:14, 08/20/2019

Watch: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle introduce newborn son Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrived with their newborn son at Windsor Castle on Wednesday, allowing the public to see their child for the first ti...
17:14, 05/08/2019

GOP Sen. Daines to introduce bill reinstating census citizenship question Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines is set to introduce legislation on Wednesday that would require the census to include a citizenship question, Fo...
16:28, 05/08/2019

Kenya orders deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week...
17:28, 07/17/2019

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has be...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Yamaha To Introduce BS6 Compliant Two-Wheelers By November 2019 In India Yamaha Motor India has announced that it will be rolling out the BS6 compliant versions of its two-wheelers from November this year, ahead of the Apr...
12:01, 08/13/2019

Kenya's herders adapt to drought with new land management deals Droughts have left herders in Laikipia desperate to find pasture for their cattle, and brought them into conflict with landowners. But better land ma...
20:14, 06/11/2019

Breast pumps may introduce harmful bacteria to babies’ gut microbiome Milk from breast pumps contains more pathogens than milk that is directly breastfed, which may explain why asthma is more common in bottle-fed infant...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athlete...
13:28, 05/23/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to pu...
01:42, 05/21/2019

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health an...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Democrats introduce bill to reverse rollbacks of Endangered Species Act Democrats introduced legislation seeking to reverse all three final rule changes to the Endangered Species Act implemented by the Trump administratio...
05:42, 09/18/2019

Kenya Moore Returning for The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 12 She was gone with the wind, and still fabulous, and now Kenya Moore is getting back her peach. E! News has learned the reality star will make her ATL...
02:28, 07/11/2019

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that w...
09:14, 06/11/2019

IndyCar to introduce Red Bull produced aeroscreen for 2020 season IndyCar will introduce an aeroscreen cockpit protection device developed in partnership with the Red Bull Formula 1 team's Advanced Technologies arm ...
16:56, 05/24/2019

| Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project Kenya has unveiled Africa's largest wind power plant, a project aimed at reducing electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels and moving the nat...
10:56, 07/20/2019

Ayanna Pressley to Introduce Impeachment Inquiry of Brett Kavanaugh Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley plans on introducing a House resolution Tuesday calling for an impeachment inquiry of Supreme Court Justi...
18:56, 09/17/2019

| Mahrez strikes as Algeria make light work of Kenya Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in ...
12:56, 06/24/2019

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have intro...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Six Bodies Recovered After Flash Flood In Kenya National Park Kenyan authorities said Monday they have recovered the bodies of six of seven members of a tour group who were killed in a flash flood at the Hell's ...
16:00, 09/02/2019

Wales planning to introduce default 20mph speed limit News 9 May, 2019 First Minister Mark Drakeford has said the Welsh Government wants 20mph to become the “default” speed limit for reside...
20:00, 05/09/2019

House Democrats introduce a bill to tighten airport security stings The bill would establish standards for TSA’s covert testing, and require TSA to track and report its progress in resolving security vulnerabilities i...
20:56, 06/26/2019

Google Drive will introduce long-asked-for file shortcuts feature Enlarge / Google offers a suite of cloud collaboration services, but Drive is at the heart of it all. (credit: Google) Soon, Google will add one of...
05:42, 08/17/2019

Centre To Introduce Bill To Allow Proxy Voting To NRIs Tomorrow: Report The Union cabinet will take a call Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to NRIs, government sources ...
02:56, 06/24/2019

Kenya is allegedly selling citizen data to highest corporate bidder According to Dr. Roselyn K. Akombe, Chief of Policy Planning and Guidance at the United Nations and ex-commissioner of Kenya’s Independent Electoral ...
22:00, 05/22/2019

‘Tax us more’: Group of ultra rich urge 2020 candidates to introduce wealth tax In an open letter, the heirs to fortunes and self-made billionaires urged 2020 presidential candidates to impose a wealth tax on the richest 1 percen...
17:14, 06/24/2019

Toronto Raptors introduce line of team-branded hijabs in fan outreach NBA champions introduce team-branded Nike Pro hijabsRaptors say they want to send message of inclusion to fansThe Toronto Raptors say a new line of t...
22:56, 09/14/2019

Body found in London garden of stowaway who fell from Kenya Airways jet The body of a man thought to have been a stowaway who fell from the landing gear of a Kenya Airways flight on its way into Heathrow Airport has been ...
21:00, 07/01/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of ...
04:00, 05/16/2019

'The people have power': Kenya's gang leader turned community builder After rising to the top of the criminal pyramid in Nairobi’s Kibera slum, George Okewa rejected violence in favour of local leadershipGeorge Okewa on...
11:42, 08/15/2019

How to introduce bold colours into your home: four easy ways to brighten up your interiors Four interiors experts — all judges of this year's Evening Standard Home Design Awards — reveal easy ways to be brave with bold colours in your home....
16:42, 08/22/2019

Nunes to Democrats: Don’t just criticize Trump’s immigration overhaul, introduce your own plan Democrats should introduce their own comprehensive immigration reform plan instead of merely criticizing President Trump’s soon-to-be-announced immig...
23:14, 05/16/2019

Kenya’s Pokomo people ask the British to return what was stolen: Their source of power The request for the return of a sacred drum comes amid a fierce debate over whether institutions that benefited from colonialism have any right to ke...
00:28, 08/10/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance ...
18:42, 05/22/2019

Olunga nets fabulous double as Kenya beat Tanzania in thriller "Kenya, helped by a Michael Olunga brace, twice came from behind to beat East African neighbours Tanzania 3-2 on Thursday and chalk up their second-e...
01:28, 06/28/2019

Four experts reveal easy ways to introduce bold colour into your home Four interiors experts — all judges of this year's Evening Standard Home Design Awards — reveal easy ways to be brave with bold colours in your home....
08:56, 08/23/2019

Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations....
15:56, 05/24/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they ...
18:28, 05/29/2019

Kenya appoints acting finance minister after Rotich graft charges Kenya's presidency appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister on Wednesday, a day after incumbent Henry Rotich was charged with...
18:56, 07/24/2019

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past conv...
13:00, 07/23/2019

Prince Harry 'can't wait' to introduce Meghan and Archie to South Africa Prince Harry "can't wait" to introduce his wife Meghan and son Archie to South Africa, he said on Instagram Sunday as he announced details of their ...
03:28, 09/02/2019

Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren Introduce Racial Equity Plans At the Essence Festival, Ms. Harris called for $100 billion to help black families buy homes, and Ms. Warren called for new rules for federal contrac...
00:56, 07/07/2019

Hawkeye Series to Introduce Kate Bishop, Out Autumn 2021 on Disney+ The Hawkeye series is happening. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that Jeremy Renner's time as Ronin will ...
11:56, 07/21/2019

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's pro...
21:42, 06/18/2019

| Kenya's Brigid Kosgei runs fastest-ever women's half-marathon Kenya's Brigid Kosgei ran the fastest half-marathon ever by a woman by winning the Great North Run in a time of one hour, four minutes and 28 seconds...
20:28, 09/08/2019

Kenya Airways aims to double fleet over 5 years on path to profit Kenya Airways plans to double its fleet over the next five years, its chairman said on Monday, as the loss-making carrier combats regional rivals lik...
15:14, 06/10/2019

Kamala Harris to introduce legislation aimed at aiding public defenders Sen. Kamala Harris, who spent her entire legal career as a prosecutor, will introduce legislation Wednesday aimed at helping the other side of the le...
15:14, 05/08/2019

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Introduce Their Royal Baby to the World Baby Sussex is ready to take on the world! In a break from tradition within the British royal family, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry appeared inside...
14:42, 05/08/2019

Kenya tests woman for Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak Kenyan doctors are testing a hospital patient in western Kenya who has Ebola-like symptoms, as eastern Congo is struggling to control the outbreak th...
16:28, 06/17/2019

A church helped him found an orphanage in Kenya. Then he sexually abused 4 girls there Federal prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man sexually molested four teenage girls at a Kenyan orphanage he founded with a church's help.  &#...
19:42, 07/12/2019

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in ...
20:28, 06/14/2019

Elton John AIDS fundraiser brings in $6 million for Kenya HIV testing Elton John on Wednesday hosted a celebrity-packed gala that raised more than $6 million to fight HIV/AIDS in Kenya, thanks partly to auctions of a lu...
06:14, 07/25/2019

Exclusive: Kenya Airways goes full circle with two-year nationalization plan Kenya will take at least 21 months to take back full control of its national carrier Kenya Airways , buying out minority shareholders and converting ...
16:42, 07/25/2019

Senators introduce bill to hold U.S. Olympic sports accountable after sex scandals It will take an Act of Congress to help protect athletes and make sure sex abuse in U.S. Olympic sports never happens again.     ...
15:56, 07/30/2019

Kenya warms to the water hyacinth as wonder source of biofuel | Gilbert Nakweya This invasive plant was reviled for clogging rivers but now it’s helping provide cleaner energy and protect healthIt is 9am on the shores of Lake Vic...
12:14, 08/27/2019

Rihanna Breaks From Fenty Fashion To Introduce Chinese Brand Quetsche RiRi’s penchant for emerging labels has been bolstered by her stylist and collaborator Jahleel Weaver, who took over the role from Mel Ottenberg when...
14:14, 06/10/2019

Democrats introduce constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United ruling Senate Democrats introduced a constitutional amendment Tuesday to undo the Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United and restrict corporate politic...
05:28, 07/31/2019

Influencers introduce new model of monetizing newborn babies by selling a replica of their own There is nothing in life that cannot be monetized. From selling vials of used bath water to livestreaming every moment of the day for an audience of ...
17:56, 08/01/2019

Tata Motors To Introduce Long Range Tigor EV For Private Buyers Tata Motors will be introducing a more powerful version of the Tata Tigor EV for private buyers this year. Currently, the car uses a 16.2 kWh battery...
13:00, 08/04/2019

Kenya's president blunt on scourge of al-Shabab: 'I would be lying to you if I said that we had dealt with the problem' Wedged in the middle of chaos, bordered by the long-running instability of South Sudan to the northwest and Somalia to the east, the East African nat...
18:00, 07/03/2019

Power from Kenya's planned Lamu plant could cost 10 times more than estimated: study Electricity from a coal-fired power plant due to be built in Kenya by a Kenyan-Chinese consortium will cost consumers up to 10 times more than planne...
16:42, 06/11/2019

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame set to introduce new "Interactive Garage" exhibit this summer A new interactive exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is set to open in the Cleveland museum in July.        ...
16:42, 06/10/2019

Bank of Canada to Introduce Enhanced Risk-Free Rate Benchmark in 2020 The Bank of Canada said it expects to launch an enhanced version of its overnight risk-free interest rate benchmark next year, part of a global effor...
18:42, 07/16/2019

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn in...
15:28, 06/14/2019

Chicago police introduce Gun Offender Dashboard, new online tool to track suspects A new online tool aims to draw attention to what officials have called a cause of gun violence in Chicago, where more people are shot and killed than...
03:56, 08/27/2019

New FAA rules for recreational drone flyers introduce temporary no-fly zones and a training requirement Rules that went into effect last week will limit drone flying in previously accessible areas. That limitation should be temporary. Read on to find ou...
16:56, 05/22/2019

Kenya environmental tribunal suspends coal plant license, allows fresh study A Kenyan environmental tribunal delayed a license for a planned coal power plant in the coastal Lamu region on Wednesday, saying the builders must su...
21:56, 06/26/2019

Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding studen...
22:56, 06/13/2019

McConnell, Kaine to introduce bipartisan Senate bill to raise the federal smoking age to 21 Sens. Mitch McConnell and Tim Kaine plan to introduce a bill Monday that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 in hopes of curbing what re...
20:42, 05/20/2019

This ‘factory of factories’ helps hardware start-ups solve real problems in Kenya [NAIROBI] Esther Mwangi, a 2014 graduate of economics from Kenyatta University in Kenya who wanted to venture into entrepreneurship but had no clear ...
18:00, 07/09/2019

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s repr...
17:28, 07/02/2019

Lawmakers rush to introduce bipartisan measures to combat surprise medical bills Less than a week after President Donald Trump called on Congress to address surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both the House and Senate unveiled b...
06:14, 05/17/2019

Flash floods kill six, one missing in Kenya's Hell's Gate park -authorities Flash floods killed six people at Kenya's Hell's Gate National Park and left one person missing after their tour group was swept away, the state-run ...
10:28, 09/02/2019

GOP senators introduce bill requiring DNA testing of migrants to curb child trafficking Senate Republicans this week introduced a bill to implement DNA testing of migrants claiming to be part of a family unit as they come to the southern...
21:14, 09/14/2019

As Kenya's herding communities struggle to adapt to drought, new land management deals could help Droughts have left herders in Laikipia desperate to find pasture for their cattle, and brought them into conflict with landowners. But better land ma...
16:28, 05/28/2019

Nadler, Harris to introduce bill decriminalizing pot, expunge prior marijuana convictions Called the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, the bill would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and require pri...
11:56, 07/23/2019

Vaccine Injury Claims Are Few and Far Between Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting v...
09:14, 06/18/2019

Confused About Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine, and When? The CDC Has New Recommendations For its first few years on the market, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved only for young girls. Over time, the U.S. Food and Drug Ad...
00:56, 08/16/2019

Doctors Now Want More Adults to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to...
00:00, 06/28/2019

Vaccine panel gives nod to HPV shots for men up to age 26 ATLANTA (AP) — A U.S. government advisory panel has decided that a vaccine against cervical and other cancers should be recommended for both men and ...
21:14, 06/26/2019

Kenya Airways stowaway: Residents tell of horror after body falls from plane into garden near sunbather Residents in an affluent area of south London have told of their horror after the body of a stowaway fell from a jet and crashed down into a back gar...
09:42, 07/02/2019

Terrorism ‘spreading and destabilizing’ entire regions, Guterres warns States, at key Kenya conference “Trauma from terrorism” hurts families, communities and destabilizes entire regions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, as he e...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Prince Harry "Can't Wait" to Introduce Meghan Markle & Archie to Africa on Upcoming Tour The royal family is packing their bags and cueing up Toto's Africa. Well, maybe just the first part. This fall, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and thei...
21:28, 09/01/2019

Black Excellence: Kenya Barris and Rashida Jones to ‘Flip the Family Sitcom’ on Netflix If you thought Kenya Barris had already redefined the black family sitcom for a new generation with ABC’s Black-ish, think again. Netflix has just an...
22:56, 05/10/2019

Kenya government, Tullow Oil, Africa Oil and Total sign deal to develop crude oil facility Kenya's government, and oil firms Tullow Oil, Total and Africa Oil Corp have signed agreements for the development of a 60,000-80,000 barrels per day...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Kamala Harris and AOC Introduce Legislation That Protects Formerly Incarcerated People Against Federal Housing Discrimination U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is introducing a bill Wednesday with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)...
18:42, 07/10/2019

| WATCH | Could Africa's largest wind farm boost Kenya's green energy plans? Based in northern Kenya, Lake Turkana Wind Farm is now fully operational and could help the country to reach 100% green energy by 2020. Kwame Amoah M...
23:56, 08/22/2019

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identi...
15:14, 06/19/2019

Google’s balloon project has a new test: Providing Internet access to ‘mountainous villagers’ in Kenya Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to ...
20:28, 07/05/2019

Kenya Barris developing animated Netflix show based on upcoming Kid Cudi album Netflix is really getting into visual things based on audible things, huh? We just had Paul Thomas Anderson and Thom Yorke’s ANIMA, and yesterday we ...
01:28, 07/23/2019

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office...
20:42, 06/07/2019

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled...
09:28, 07/17/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income ...
04:14, 07/19/2019

Cheltenham Festival: BHA announce changes to National Hunt Chase and introduce new mares' race The British Horseracing Authority have announced a string of changes to the Cheltenham Festival's National Hunt Chase, designed to make the sometimes...
08:00, 08/13/2019

Sanofi's Dengue Vaccine Gets FDA Approval Sanofi dengue vaccine was approved in the U.S., the first treatment cleared by American regulators to protect against the mosquito-borne viral infect...
10:56, 05/02/2019

One and done: researchers seek lifetime flu vaccine (KGW) Getting your flu shot every year may soon be a thing of the past. Oregon Health and Science University researchers are using grant money to dev...
23:00, 09/10/2019

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that make...
23:28, 08/14/2019

House Judiciary Committee Democrats introduce bill to hold presidents accountable for alleged crimes House Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday introduced a bill that would ensure presidents can be held accountable for alleged criminal conduct -- ...
21:00, 05/10/2019

‘I Need the Money But I Feel Guilt.’ How a Drought-Resistant Crop Turned Women in Kenya into Reluctant Drug Lords This story was a collaboration between TIME, The Fuller Project for International Reporting, and Kenya’s The Daily Nation. Hours before dawn a...
13:14, 08/20/2019

As measles returns, U.S. states look to cut vaccine exemptions Maine could soon prohibit parents from citing religious or personal beliefs to avoid vaccinating their children, making the U.S. state one of a half ...
20:42, 05/02/2019

Washington state limits vaccine exemptions Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law on Friday that requires children to get the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine if they att...
05:14, 05/11/2019

Measles vaccine gap poses risk in Germany Some 166,000 German infants lack measles immunization, health insurers warn. Their finding underscores a recent World Health Organization alert that ...
21:28, 08/08/2019

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
13:28, 05/10/2019

Kennedys write pro-vaccine op-ed to counter RFK Jr.'s advocacy The debate over vaccines has driven a wedge through the Kennedys, with several prominent family members writing an op-ed blasting Robert Kennedy Jr. ...
14:28, 05/09/2019

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T...
05:56, 07/12/2019

Correction: Oregon-Vaccine Exemptions story In a story May 14 about vaccine legislation in Oregon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Washington state this year passed a law to end ...
05:42, 05/16/2019

CDC: 92 percent of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday it will increase the vaccination rate of its human papillomavirus by 80 percent nat...
22:56, 08/23/2019

Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer Pioneering clinical trial raises hopes of cure for ‘hidden’ sexually transmitted infectionA vaccine to protect against chlamydia has moved closer to ...
11:14, 08/13/2019

New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state may soon eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates in the face of its worst measles outbreak in decades....
22:56, 06/13/2019

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Kennedys write pro-vaccine op-ed to counter RFK's advocacy The debate over vaccines has driven a wedge through the Kennedys, with several prominent family members writing an op-ed blasting Robert Kennedy Jr. ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Health officials weigh in on getting vaccine boosters TUCSON -The Centers for Disease Control say there are 764 confirmed cases of the measles in 23 states – an increase of 60 cases from last week....
06:00, 05/07/2019

WHO advisers recommend changes in Ebola vaccine strategy The World Health Organization's strategic advisory group (SAGE) of vaccine experts have recommended speeding up vaccinations to tackle the Ebola outb...
19:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: NY moves to end religious vaccine exemption ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 4:...
22:56, 06/13/2019

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

CDC: Vaccine, safe and effective to halt measles The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said last week that there have been more cases of measles reported this year than in the past 25 years...
22:56, 04/29/2019

China tightens vaccine management after scandals China passed a law on Saturday tightening the supervision and management of how vaccines enter the market, requiring stricter management of their pro...
15:00, 06/29/2019

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities...
15:28, 08/02/2019

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has ...
20:56, 07/09/2019

How France tackles anti-vaccine stance In February this year, a holiday in paradise turned into a nightmare for one French family. Soon after their arrival in Costa Rica, their unvaccinate...
16:56, 07/03/2019

HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer NBC NEWS – The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected, with benefits extending beyond those who receive the vaccine, a study published...
21:28, 06/27/2019

End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests Experts said that cervical cancer could be eliminated if consistently high HPV vaccine use can be achieved and maintained.     &...
18:56, 06/27/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media gian...
23:28, 05/30/2019

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European ...
01:28, 05/29/2019

You Can Now Find Legit Vaccine Information on Pinterest Until recently, Pinterest blocked results from searches about vaccines on its platform. But today, the company announced that it will provide “author...
22:14, 08/28/2019

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to lower cancer rates A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine seems to be almost as good as two or three injections for preventing cervical pre-cancerous l...
13:56, 07/29/2019

Court rules measles vaccine is still mandatory in NYC New York City can continue to enforce its measles vaccination mandate, a court has ruled. The decision came just a day after city health officials or...
07:56, 05/15/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit c...
22:56, 05/22/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Susta...
00:56, 07/11/2019

Cory Booker and Ayanna Pressley Introduce Sweeping Bill to Prevent Pregnancy-Related Deaths Among Black Women Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) will unveil on Wednesday legislation aimed at tackling America’s rising maternal mortality rates, particularl...
15:56, 05/08/2019

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against euroskeptic EU vote Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the euroskeptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Cou...
17:56, 05/29/2019

Kennedy family denounces RFK Jr. over anti-vaccine stance Three Kennedys have rebuked Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for his fierce opposition to vaccinations and his help in spreading “dangerous misinformation over ...
22:28, 05/08/2019

When shots start younger, more teens get meningococcal vaccine (Reuters Health) - Teens are more likely to get at least one of two recommended doses of the meningococcal vaccine when they receive their first shot...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Chickenpox vaccine may reduce risk of shingles for kids Children who have been vaccinated for chickenpox have a 78 percent lower risk of developing shingles than unvaccinated children, according to researc...
22:14, 06/10/2019

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb ...
20:42, 07/24/2019

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck va...
17:14, 08/25/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parent...
04:42, 05/10/2019

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Movement May Be Growing A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dan...
05:14, 05/15/2019

Deployment of second Ebola vaccine would not be quick fix, experts warn The resignation of Congo's health minister in the midst of the country's worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine t...
15:28, 07/25/2019

Instagram to start blocking hashtags with vaccine misinformation Instagram will start blocking hashtags that contain misinformation related to vaccines, the social media company revealed Thursday.   ...
21:56, 05/09/2019

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against eurosceptic EU vote Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the eurosceptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Council Presi...
23:28, 05/28/2019

Brexit Is Vaccine Against Anti-EU Propaganda: Donald Tusk The tortuous Brexit process has acted as a "vaccine" against anti-EU sentiment across the continent, European Council President Donald Tusk claimed T...
05:28, 05/29/2019

Chlamydia vaccine shown to be safe in first ever human trial First ever clinical trial of chlamydia vaccine shows the drug is safe for women and triggers an immune response against the bacteria that causes the ...
02:00, 08/13/2019

Trump will order boost to flu vaccine production: report President Trump wants to give the US flu vaccine production a shot in the arm. The former vaccine skeptic is working on an executive order that would...
02:56, 07/17/2019

Pro-vaccine lawmaker reports online threat to her children HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state lawmaker says her children were threatened online by a person who opposes mandatory vaccinations for all s...
17:28, 05/02/2019

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of ...
23:56, 05/20/2019

PACC to host free vaccine, microchip clinic TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) will be hosting a free vaccine and microchip clinic on Saturday. The clinic will be from 8 a.m. to noon at Ki...
06:56, 07/10/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades pr...
19:56, 06/14/2019

Indianapolis 500 officials to offer measles vaccine at race INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some fans attending Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 can get measles vaccines at the track’s infield medical center. IndyCar...
19:56, 05/23/2019

The Latest: California vaccine bill moves ahead SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Assembly hearing on vaccination legislation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A California Assembly c...
02:56, 06/21/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just conta...
19:42, 05/22/2019

RFK Jr. leads anti-vaxxers in court over ban on vaccine exemptions ALBANY — Hundreds of “anti-vaxxers” swarmed the state courthouse Wednesday calling for a repeal of a new law that bans all non-medical exemptions fro...
23:56, 08/14/2019

How anti-vaccine messaging continues to spread online Misinformation surrounding the safety of vaccines is not new, but social media helps it spread more widely than ever, which can lead to dangerous con...
14:56, 05/21/2019

HPV vaccine could help eliminate cervical cancer, study finds The HPV vaccine could one day lead to the eradication of cervical cancer, according to a new study that found the benefits of the vaccine “exceed exp...
18:42, 06/27/2019

Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the ...
19:42, 05/06/2019

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on a revised California measure giving state public health officials o...
08:56, 06/20/2019

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after t...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Scotland's HPV vaccine linked to 'near elimination' of cervical cancer The routine vaccination of schoolgirls with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in ...
18:56, 04/28/2019

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vac...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Twitter will direct vaccine-related searches to 'a credible' source Nearly every social media platform has introduced tools to stop the spread of misinformation around vaccines. The latest change comes from Twitter. N...
23:42, 05/14/2019

Pinterest will only surface legitimate vaccine info from health groups Pinterest is doubling down on its efforts to prevent the spread of anti-vaxxer misinformation on its social media network. Starting today, when Pinte...
03:42, 08/29/2019

Merck steps up U.S. measles vaccine production with increased demand Merck & Co said on Wednesday it has increased production of the measles vaccine to meet an uptick in demand in the United States in the midst of the ...
22:42, 05/01/2019

‘Dramatic Resurgence’ of Measles in Europe Partly Due to Vaccine Refusals (LONDON) — The World Health Organization says there has been a “dramatic resurgence” of measles in Europe, in part fueled by vaccin...
09:42, 08/29/2019

Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America's Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference It seemed virtually inevitable that I would be thrown out of AutismOne, a yearly conference that has been accused of being a hive of anti-vaccine se...
22:00, 06/20/2019

21 million children miss first dose of measles vaccine every year An estimated 169 million children worldwide have missed out on getting the first dose of a measles vaccine, including more than half a million in the...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Pinterest will direct vaccine searches to major health groups Pinterest Inc users searching for vaccine-related information will be shown results from leading public health groups, in an effort to combat health ...
06:00, 08/29/2019

Scientology cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia gets measles vaccine Health officials for the Caribbean island of St. Lucia furnished 100 free doses of measles vaccine to a Church of Scientology cruise ship placed unde...
22:28, 05/02/2019

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Anti-vaccine fervor on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinat...
11:14, 06/13/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requi...
06:28, 06/14/2019

'Vaccine hesitant': a gentler label than anti-vaxxer, but just as scary Reluctant parents who keep their opinions on jabs to themselves have been called a global threat by the World Health OrganisationThis week we learned...
13:28, 07/18/2019

Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker Enlarge / LOS ANGELES, Calif. - APRIL 14, 2015: Kathleen Miller, 46, right, with her children at a rally of parents and teachers who oppose efforts ...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Colorectal cancer vaccine has promising results in early trials Researchers have revealed positive results of a small, early clinical trial that tested the effects of a new vaccine on 10 people with colorectal can...
11:00, 05/05/2019

WHO partners with Facebook to stop the spread of inaccurate vaccine information The World Health Organization said the spread of inaccurate vaccine information is "a major threat to global health that could reverse decades of pro...
00:56, 09/06/2019

WHO welcomes Facebook commitment to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, ...
19:14, 09/05/2019

Bill would mandate measles vaccine for summer camp kids A state pol wants to add the measles vaccine to summer campers’ pack lists this year. State Sen. David Carlucci (D) introduced a bill Thursday ...
01:42, 06/07/2019

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Ins...
19:14, 09/05/2019

Facebook to direct vaccine searches to public health pages Facebook moves to stem spread of misinformation online about side-effects of immunisationsFacebook is to take a stand against vaccine denial by direc...
23:00, 09/04/2019

Revised CA vaccine bill would revoke exemptions from infamous anti-vax doc Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears examines 2-month-old twins. Sears is among the doctors who have been found to have issued fraudulent medical vaccination e...
06:42, 09/10/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where dea...
18:42, 05/03/2019

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the w...
20:42, 07/22/2019

PACC, Kino Sports to host second free vaccine clinic Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center TUCSON – Pet owners? Did you miss the first free community vaccine and microchip clinic earlier this summer? If so,...
20:42, 08/20/2019

GSK ends development of Ebola vaccine, hands work to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite...
21:28, 08/06/2019

First chlamydia vaccine tested in humans shows early promise The first chlamydia vaccine to be tested in humans has been shown to be safe, and may protect against the most common sexually transmitted bacterial ...
11:42, 08/13/2019

There Could Be a Chlamydia Vaccine In the Coming Years, A Promising New Study Suggests The first-ever human trial of a genital-chlamydia vaccine suggests that it is safe and effective, according to a new study published in the Lancet. U...
13:42, 08/13/2019

Anti-vaccine activist charged for assault of California senator The man behind a petition drive to recall a California state senator and physician pushing for tougher vaccine requirements was charged on Wednesday ...
09:56, 08/22/2019

A Chlamydia Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Human Trial A vaccine for the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection in the U.S.—the bacterial disease chlamydia—is now a substantial step closer ...
03:28, 08/14/2019

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
22:42, 05/23/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGB...
00:14, 05/25/2019

Vaccine and blood thinner help drive Pfizer to quarterly earnings beat Pfizer Inc on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates and slightly raised its 2019 earnings forecast, as the company re...
20:42, 04/30/2019

Pentagon contractor threatened to murder Rep. Frederica Wilson over vaccine bill: DOJ An anti-vaxxer from Maryland who works as a cybersecurity contractor for the Department of Defense was charged this week for “threatening to mu...
11:00, 07/19/2019

Jezebel Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America’s Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference | Jezebel Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America’s Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference | Deadspin KawhiWatch: Kawhi Leonard Definitely Pa...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Pinterest's new vaccine search will offer something rare on social media: facts Users looking for medical advice will get results from major public health groups in an effort to combat misinformationWhen Pinterest realized in 201...
02:28, 08/29/2019

Sanofi wins U.S. approval to sell dengue vaccine but with major restrictions The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave Sanofi SA's dengue vaccine Dengvaxia a very narrow approval as the company continues to suffe...
03:56, 05/02/2019

Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health organizations to combat misinformation Social media sites have been trying to combat the spread of misinformation about vaccines. Pinterest previously tried blocking all searches for vacci...
22:42, 08/28/2019

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory e...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just conta...
23:56, 05/08/2019

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and F...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Rockland County summer camps suing over measles vaccine requirement Rockland County’s new requirement that the camps fork over campers’ personal data and health records to government bureaucrats — which must be done v...
02:00, 07/02/2019

Pinterest teams up with health bodies to tackle false vaccine info Pinterest users searching for help and advice about vaccines will be directed to public health bodies as part of the social media site's attempt to t...
16:00, 08/29/2019

The Urgency for a Vaccine Grows as a Deadly Virus Ravages Asia’s Pig Herds (BEIJING) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world’s pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia’s pig ...
13:14, 08/20/2019

Revised CA vaccine bill would revoke exemptions from infamous anti-vax doc [Updated] Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears examines 2-month-old twins. Sears is among the doctors who have been found to have issued fraudulent medical vaccination e...
15:56, 09/10/2019

Vaccine rates climb on ‘hippie’ island amid measles outbreak VASHON ISLAND, Wash. — Sarah Day is a school nurse with “street cred” when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washi...
13:56, 05/20/2019

California looks to crack down on vaccine exemptions amid national measles outbreak Amid a national measles outbreak, California lawmakers are weighing new legislation aimed at cracking down on vaccination exemptions.   &#...
12:56, 06/20/2019

Not enough vaccine: Asylum seekers awaiting rulings face chickenpox outbreak The health department doesn’t have enough vaccine for the asylum seekers and the shelter can't quarantine the sick, a health official said...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Protesters shut down California's legislature as bills tighten vaccine exemptions Activists take over state capitol and demonstrate outside governor’s office as he signs measuresActivists shut down both chambers of the California s...
08:28, 09/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned -WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where dea...
17:14, 05/03/2019

'Worry is contagious': the vaccine-hesitant parents putting children at risk More than committed anti-vaxxers, parents who are unsure about vaccination are one of the top 10 threats to global health this year. What’s behind th...
20:28, 07/13/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Jessica Biel Weighs In on Vaccine Fight, Drawing Fierce Pushback The entry of Ms. Biel, the Hollywood actress, into the conversation broadened the scope of the national debate, but also provoked a furious response....
01:14, 06/14/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola viru...
22:14, 04/28/2019

More researchers report promising Alzheimer's vaccine results in mice Researchers at the University of New Mexico say tests in mice have shown promising results for a vaccine that could prevent Alzheimer’s in huma...
02:28, 06/12/2019

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed tha...
21:00, 05/07/2019

'Incogmeato?' Kellogg is the latest to introduce plant-based burger Kellogg said its Incogmeato products will be available in the refrigerated and freezer sections of grocery stores in 2020.     ...
16:28, 09/06/2019

Skillz teams up with IGDA to introduce new game makers to game developer chapters Mobile esports company Skillz has joined with the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) to empower game developers by connecting them.Read...
04:28, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-S&P Dow Jones Indices and NZX introduce geographic revenue exposure indices S&P Dow Jones Indices and New Zealand's exchange operator NZX Ltd on Wednesday launched two new indices that will track firms based on their geograph...
02:56, 06/05/2019

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
14:00, 05/23/2019

A father fights to keep his daughter alive as anti-vaccine sentiment swells in Italy When his daughter Angela was gravely ill, Nicola Pomaro made her a solemn promise: If she recovered, he would do all he could to help her live life t...
14:42, 06/26/2019

Global Health: Religious Objections to the Measles Vaccine? Get the Shots, Faith Leaders Say Devout parents who are worried about vaccines often object to ingredients from pigs or fetuses. But the leaders of major faiths have examined these f...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones ...
09:56, 06/19/2019

U.S. Measles Cases Reach Highest Level in 25 Years. Vaccine Misinformation May Be to Blame (NEW YORK) — U.S. measles cases in 2019 have climbed to their highest level in 25 years in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation th...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Nasty US measles outbreak helps boost Merck's vaccine sales in second quarter Sales of children vaccines, which includes the New Jersey-based company's MMR vaccine for measles, jumped 58% year-over-year to $675 million, Me...
20:42, 07/30/2019

VBI's shares plunge after hep B vaccine fails secondary goal in late-stage trial VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study was unsuccessful in showing two doses of its hepatitis B vaccine were as effective as three doses ...
22:56, 06/17/2019

Work on potential HIV vaccine to accelerate thanks to new cutting-edge Western University facility The facility was funded by Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and a significant grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, accor...
23:00, 07/29/2019

UPDATE 2-WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed tha...
14:56, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Vaccine and blood thinner help drive Pfizer to quarterly earnings beat Pfizer Inc on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates and slightly raised its 2019 earnings forecast, as the company re...
21:14, 04/30/2019

UN health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, ...
04:56, 09/06/2019

Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars Twelve years after Texas and Australia veered onto wildly different courses regarding HPV prevention, their gap in health outcomes has widened demon...
23:42, 08/12/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling ...
11:56, 05/08/2019

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Family Members Condemn His ‘Tragically Wrong’ Vaccine Views Family members of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. have slammed his stance against vaccines, calling his views “tragically wrong” in a new op-ed. &#...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris Files for Divorce Rania ‘Rainbow’ Barris After 20 Years of Marriage For years, producer Kenya Barris and his wife, Dr. Rania “Rainbow” Barris’ relationship helped inspire plotlines on Black-ish, Barris’ acclaimed and ...
17:42, 08/13/2019

Cboe Plans to Introduce a New Liquidity Provider Protection Feature on Cboe EDGA Equities Exchange CHICAGO – June 10, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to ...
15:56, 06/10/2019

'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris divorcing wife of 20 years who inspired character Kenya Barris, creator of the sitcoms "Black-ish" and "Grown-ish," has filed for divorce from his wife of 20 years, Dr. Rania "Rainbow" Barris.  ...
02:42, 08/14/2019

Cboe Plans to Introduce New Lead Market Maker Incentive Program for its Cboe Listed ETP Marketplace CHICAGO – June 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to ...
15:42, 06/14/2019

Athletics: Former Kenya athletics head Rotich banned for 10 years Michael Rotich, the former head of Kenya's track and field team, has been banned from athletics for 10 years after the International Association of A...
18:42, 05/22/2019

S&P Dow Jones Indices and NZX introduce geographic revenue exposure indices S&P Dow Jones Indices and New Zealand's exchange operator NZX Ltd on Wednesday launched two new indices that will track firms based on their geograph...
02:56, 06/05/2019

New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoi...
17:28, 06/14/2019

GSK sees shingles vaccine sales rising, as free cash flow concerns weigh GlaxoSmithKline forecast on Wednesday that 2019 sales of its shingles vaccine would be more than 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) but the British drug...
21:28, 05/01/2019

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminat...
05:14, 07/14/2019

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise BSIP/UIG via Getty Images Bills that fine people who fail to get life-saving vaccinations are gaining attention. On Sunday, Germany's health ministe...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Rally Draws Hundreds of Ultra-Orthodox Jews A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dan...
23:14, 05/21/2019

Andrew Wakefield, others hold anti-vaccine rally amid raging measles outbreaks Enlarge / Andrew Wakefield, disgraced former doctor found to have committed fraudulent research. (credit: Getty | Peter Macdiarmid) Andrew Wakefi...
02:42, 05/15/2019

’Leave my family out of it’: Nurse turned legislator gets death threat over controversial vaccine bill Being the face of a political effort to try to encourage people to get vaccinated has made Rep. Kyle Mullica the target of threats. Mullica received ...
02:56, 05/03/2019

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't wa...
01:56, 06/14/2019

A Same-Sex Couple Changes Bachelor Nation Demi Burnett and Kristian Haggerty’s love story on “Bachelor in Paradise” was handled with nuance and authenticity, two words that run counter to the...
08:56, 09/18/2019

An entire nation just got hacked Asen Genov is pretty furious. His personal data was made public this week after records of more than 5 million Bulgarians got stolen by hackers from ...
16:56, 07/21/2019

On Politics: A Nation in Mourning President Trump addressed the country after mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, but he stopped short of endorsing broad gun control measures....
10:42, 08/06/2019

CBOE TO INTRODUCE NEW S&P 500 THREE-MONTH REALIZED VOLATILITY OPTIONS THIS OCTOBER; New Contract Provides Accessible Way to Capture Differences Between Realized and Implied Volatilities INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND, and CHICAGO, IL, September 4, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the Exchange plans to la...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Uganda Launches Largest Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine As Outbreak Spreads in Neighboring Congo (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deploye...
00:14, 08/03/2019

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and thei...
21:56, 08/17/2019

9/11: How NYC, nation will observe 18th anniversary New York and the nation on Wednesday will stop to remember the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will be th...
01:14, 09/11/2019

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, meme...
17:42, 05/02/2019

And the least feminist nation in the world is... Denmark? A poll of more than 25,000 people in 23 major countries found that just one in six Danes consider themselves a feministIt is one of the best places i...
09:56, 05/10/2019

Kashechewan First Nation planned to relocate A northern Ontario First Nation has an agreement with the federal and provincial government that lays out a plan to move the reserve annually threate...
20:42, 05/09/2019

A wake for a Venezuelan boy, and a nation’s anguish The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the governm...
21:28, 05/28/2019

Jay-Z defends NFL-Roc Nation deal, talks Kap Jay-Z said he still supports former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but now is focused on action. "Everybody knows I agree with what you're saying [in ...
04:14, 08/15/2019

New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades....
01:28, 06/14/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Mumps circulates among migrants, and the vaccine is weak Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
23:28, 08/30/2019

Massive cholera vaccine campaign planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique, as UN calls for 'urgent' step-up in support Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclo...
18:28, 04/28/2019

CBOE to Introduce CBOE Low Volatility Index CHICAGO, IL -- November 29, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it will begin disseminating values for a ...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, he explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling and NFL...
11:14, 08/15/2019

Mexican president says he would like to disband the nation's army Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new Nati...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Fed Cup gets revamp with 12-nation Finals in Budapest in 2020 The Fed Cup's existing format will be scrapped next year when a 12-nation Finals week will be staged in Budapest in April, the International Tennis F...
12:28, 06/27/2019

New York named second least patriotic state in the nation It’s enough to make Lady Liberty blush. New York has been named the second least patriotic state in a recent survey — with neighboring Ne...
20:28, 06/24/2019

Trump: There’s ‘nothing easy’ about fixing nation’s infrastructure President Trump is pointing out “there is nothing easy” about repairing the country’s infrastructure after agreeing to the outlines...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Bachelor Nation Couple Tournament: And the Winning Duo Is... Bachelor Nation, can we get your attention? May has been The Bachelorette month in our world, following the premiere of season 15 of the series with...
22:14, 05/23/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortion...
05:28, 05/22/2019

BJP's "One Nation, One Poll" A Ploy To Win By "Manipulation": Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati Sunday opposed the BJP's "one nation, one election" idea aimed at having simultaneous Lok Sabha and state assemblies polls, saying...
02:56, 06/24/2019

Why Bhutan Is All Alone in the Carbon-Neutral Nation Club There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon diox...
13:56, 05/08/2019

H.R. McMaster: Iran cannot be treated as ‘responsible nation’ WISHFUL THINKING: Former national security adviser retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is warning against “wishful thinking” in dealing with Iran and argu...
14:56, 06/18/2019

Is the hermit nation of Turkmenistan on the brink of collapse? For years, Turkmenistan has been able to survive on its vast gas reserves. But with the collapse of gas prices in recent years, the screws are tighte...
03:28, 08/11/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Hassan Rouhani Iranian president speaks after US said it was sending 1,000 more troops to regionIran has declared it “will not wage war against any nation” after th...
20:42, 06/18/2019

'We can live or we can die': How cricket redefined a war-torn nation He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about su...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more t...
14:28, 06/18/2019

Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withsta...
11:56, 06/18/2019

| We want to keep the nation’s faith in Bafana alive - Hlatshwayo Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo says that after their shock victory over Egypt, his side would have to perform the same heroics against Nige...
11:56, 07/09/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more t...
09:42, 06/18/2019

Pelosi Declares Nation Is in a ‘Constitutional Crisis’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the nation is in a constitutional crisis, with the executive branch of government broadly refusing to c...
17:42, 05/09/2019

Trouble for CNN over terror nation ties to TV analysts A report highlighted by Donald Trump Jr. that some CNN national security analysts have undisclosed ties to a Middle Eastern nation that sponsors terr...
19:42, 05/10/2019

Nation agrees ‘mental health’ is the top gun issue President Trump’s focus on mental health as he considers ways to curb gun violence is backed by most Americans and the issue has even prompted a Cali...
18:42, 09/13/2019

Where is Clemson? Suddenly everywhere in college football nation. As its roster entering the 2019 season shows, the program’s recent dominance has stretched its recruiting presence from a corner of the South to coas...
21:14, 08/29/2019

"US Least Protectionist, India High-Tariff Nation": Official Describing India as a "high-tariff market", US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday urged the government to execute reforms that will open up t...
01:28, 06/14/2019

Bachelor Nation Reveals Their Favorite Bachelorettes of All Time It's a reunion more than 15 years in the making! Yes, it's hard to believe that 2003 is when Trista Sutter became ABC's very first Bachelorette. Whi...
15:42, 05/06/2019

Nation Weeps As Animal Crossing's Mr. Resetti Loses His Job If ever you need proof that there’s no justice in this cruel society of ours, witness the plight of one Mr. Sonny Resetti, a mole who’s selflessly de...
04:56, 06/15/2019

Bad air days on the rise: The nation's most polluted city is ... Though California cities have the nation's worst air quality, as usual, a new report finds that smog and soot pollution is increasing in other U...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Yaba: The cheap synthetic drug convulsing a nation Yaba, a mix of methamphetamine and caffeine, is wreaking havoc in Bangladesh, and hundreds of people have died in "crossfire" incidents involving pol...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Pope off to Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is heading to Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants, which conflicts with the p...
08:42, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Italian PM stresses nation's backing for bid Italy Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has taken to the stage to again stress his country's unity behind the bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics ...
16:00, 06/24/2019

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17:00, 07/05/2019

Britain is nation of litter louts, says Jeremy Paxman Clean Up Britain patron criticises ‘utterly useless’ ministers and ‘even more useless’ Keep Britain TidyBritain is a nation of litter louts and gover...
07:56, 09/12/2019

Argentina: Faulty reprogramming caused 3-nation blackout Argentina’s energy secretary says improper reprogramming of the electricity system following installation of a bypass on a major transmission line ca...
23:56, 07/03/2019

Budget Contains No Roadmap For Nation's Growth: Amarinder Singh Trashing the Union Budget as lacking in vision, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said it has nothing to offer to any section of societ...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Confidence in college plummets, 4-in-10 see ‘negative impact’ on nation As many freshmen flock to colleges across the country, new surveys show that Americans are losing confidence in higher education and a growing number...
22:56, 08/19/2019

Brazil set out to win the Copa América final and the love of a nation Brazil have reached the Copa América final without conceding a goal, but the public remain unconvinced about the teamBy Yellow & Green Football for t...
23:00, 07/06/2019

After years in the dark, Navajo Nation homes get electricity ARIZONA — Miranda Haskie sits amid the glow of candles at her kitchen table as the sun sinks into a deep blue horizon silhouetting juniper trees and ...
19:42, 05/20/2019

Nation's capital holds its Independence Day Parade The nation's capital held its Independence Day Parade along historic Constitution Avenue with the backdrop of the Washington D.C monuments. (Jul...
20:56, 07/04/2019

‘Tunisia’s Berlusconi’ the wild card as nation goes to the polls Jailed Nabil Karoui hopes to appeal to voters disillusioned by lack of progress since Arab springCampaigning ends on Friday in Tunisia’s presidential...
02:00, 09/14/2019

Four military working dogs given nation's top award for their service Four military working dogs were honored for their service at American Humane's fourth annual K-9 Medal of Courage awards ceremony in Washington, D.C....
05:14, 09/12/2019

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice Jay-Z's Roc Nation and the NFL announced Tuesday that they have entered into a multiyear partnership "to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and ...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Centre Gives Deadline For Implementing "One Nation, One Ration Card" The centre has given states and Union Territories time till June 30, 2020 to roll out the ''one nation, one ration card'' system, under which benefic...
15:42, 06/29/2019

Inside the deadly vaping crisis that’s gripping the nation St. John’s University student Taylor Healey was puffing on an e-cigarette one night in February when she suddenly became violently ill. Healey, 21, s...
11:14, 09/16/2019

Trump says Green New Deal would turn US into ‘hermit nation’ President Trump warned a rally crowd in New Mexico on Monday that the Green New Deal would turn the United States into a “hermit nation.” Touting the...
09:56, 09/17/2019

California man’s vaping-related death marks 7th in nation A California man has died of a severe lung illness linked to vaping, state health officials said this week. The vaping-related death marks the second...
16:14, 09/17/2019

Queens is crowned nation’s most diverse large county When it comes to diversity, Queens is king. The city borough claimed the highest rate of racial and ethnic variety of all populous counties in the na...
01:14, 07/05/2019

One Child Nation: looking back at China's horrifying policy Director Nanfu Wang discusses her shocking, award-winning new documentary and the dangers she faced while making itAuthoritarian states have a quiet,...
08:56, 08/13/2019

President Kovind, PM Modi Extend Janmashtami Greetings To Nation President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami, a Hindu festival...
08:28, 08/24/2019

First 'Fox Nation Summit' has fans flocking to Arizona venue A large crowd of Fox News and Fox Nation fans lined up around the block, waiting to be a part of the first-ever "Fox Nation Summit" that took place T...
16:14, 05/15/2019

Pompeo: US will talk to Iran if it acts like a ‘normal nation’ Secretary of state: ‘We’re prepared … to engage in conversations’Rouhani: Iran would hold talks if Washington shows it respectThe US is prepared to e...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Pool closures turning Germany into 'nation of non-swimmers' Lifeguards warn that more and more people in Germany are unable to swim: A quarter of primary schools no longer offer lessons; a pool closes every fo...
23:56, 06/07/2019

Wealth gap in the US: These 25 counties have the widest income gaps in the nation Some income disparity is to be expected in a capitalist society such as the US. But the gap is growing in some parts of America, especially the South...
17:42, 05/26/2019

UK weather: nation braces for record-breaking heat Weather may spark storms, travel delays, and power cuts as temperatures head towards 39CBritain could bake under record-breaking heat as temperatures...
10:28, 07/25/2019

Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches and help tackle wh...
00:00, 07/21/2019

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the govern...
20:14, 06/11/2019

AOC goes on tirade about ‘virus’ of white supremacy: ‘Clearly, our nation has not been inoculated’ White supremacy is “a virus” that has been part of the American “subconscious” for years, according to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio...
05:56, 08/08/2019

Evacuation order downgraded for Peerless Trout First Nation Residents in the Peerless and Trout Lake communities can now return home after an evacuation order was downgraded to an alert early Saturday morning....
21:28, 06/08/2019

"PM Must Tell Nation What Transpired": Rahul Gandhi On Trump's Claim Rahul Gandhi tweeted today that Prime Minister Narendra Modi "must tell the nation what transpired" in his meeting with Donald Trump, joining the opp...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Global survey finds drunkest nation in the world The Brits got us beat when it comes to boozing. A new study that checked the blood-alcohol levels of 35 nations across the globe found that people in...
21:56, 05/16/2019