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The pandemic of the new coronavirus already accumulates more than 51.5 million cases worldwide and has added in the last 24 hours more than 538,000 positive cases, driven by the growth of the United States, which again adds more...
The new coronavirus pandemic that originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan has already left more than eight million people infected and nearly 437,000 dead worldwide, according to the latest assessment by Johns Hopkins University. According to the data updated...
  About 70 percent of the world’s production of cocoa—chocolate’s main ingredient—comes from just six small countries of West Africa, where a blight disease that kills cacao trees is spreading rapidly. The disease is causing decline and death in some trees...
Egyptian President Abdelfatah al-Sisi demanded a mandate for military intervention in Libya and the country's parliament, after a closed session, granted it late Monday. The plan to send troops to the neighbouring country on the grounds of "defending national...
20 September 2017 – Too few new antibiotics are under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a United Nations report has found. The report released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) says most of the drugs...
Russia “is not responsible” for the attack in Salisbury, that country's Ambassador to the UN, Vassily Nebenzia, said, stressing that the origin of the substance used in the incident has not been confirmed. Today’s meeting, requested by Russia, took place amid...
Europe concludes this Friday a convulsive working week in which the news in the capitals of the Old Continent has been marked by a leitmotiv: AstraZeneca, the name of the Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company that is now the focus of...
The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK is a prominent source of contention in the country’s ongoing battle with rising demand for quality health care. The organization’s 67-year history is marked with numerous financial issues and overspending, coupled...
  Women report more incivility from other women at work than from male coworkers, according to a new study. “In other words, women are ruder to each other than they are to men, or than men are to women.” The phenomenon of...
  The United States has been slowest among 20 economically similar nations to improve childhood mortality rates, according to new research. “The findings show that in terms of protecting child health, we’re very far behind where we could be.” While looking at...