Tag Archives: Guinea

After California shooting, fears of Muslim harassment rise

NEW YORK (AP) — A severed pig's head was left outside a mosque in Philadelphia. An Islamic center in Florida was defaced. A Sikh temple in California was vandalized by…

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Three new confirmed cases in previously Ebola-free Liberia: WHO

Three new cases of the deadly Ebola virus have been confirmed in Liberia, the country's health ministry & World Health Organization said Friday, after the nation was declared Ebola free…

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Last known Ebola case in Guinea recovers: MSF

The last known Ebola case in Guinea, a three-week old girl, has recovered from the virus, the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday, starting the countdown to the…

Brazilian man being tested for Ebola; results in 24 hours

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A 46-year-old Brazilian man was to be tested for Ebola after developing symptoms of the deadly virus shortly after returning from the West African nation…

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Sierra Leone declared free of Ebola, as Guinea struggles

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Cheers erupted & people danced in the streets Saturday as Sierra Leone marked the end of the Ebola outbreak within its borders, although neighboring Guinea…

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Senate panel summons price-hiking CEO of Turing Pharma

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee has launched an investigation into exorbitant drug price hikes by Turing Pharmaceuticals & three other companies, responding to public anxiety over rising prices for…

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Suspected Ebola Patient Taken To NYC Hospital

A suspected Ebola patient has been taken to hospital in New York City after a visit to West Africa. The patient was admitted to Bellevue Hospital suffering from symptoms associated with…

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Pakistan, Afghanistan must step up fight against polio – WHO

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – Pakistan & Afghanistan must intensify efforts to halt spread of the crippling poliovirus, including better screening of travellers heading abroad, the World Health Organization…

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Long, Marin reach finals, China locks mixed doubles title

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Defending singles champions Chen Long of China & Carolina Marin of Spain moved closer to keeping their titles at the badminton world championships after winning their…

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Obama to unveil 'biggest step ever' in climate fight

President Barack Obama will Monday unveil what he called the "biggest, most significant step we've ever taken" to fight climate change, a sensitive issue central to his legacy. The White…