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A bed bug is displayed at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History in Washington, Wednesday, March 30, 2011. AP / Carolyn Kaster SHARE France thought it had gotten...
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BEIJING — China’s leadership sounded a cautious note Friday about the country’s progress in halting the spread of the new virus that has now killed more than 2, 200 people, after...
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SEOUL, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF Schools were shuttered, churches told worshipers to stay away and some mass gatherings were banned as cases of a new virus swelled Friday...
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BEIJING China reported another fall in new virus cases Friday as health officials expressed continued optimism over containment of the outbreak that has caused more than 2, 200...
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SEOUL, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF South Korea reported more virus cases Friday and declared a special management zone around a southeastern city where the surging outbreak, largely linked...
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VANCOUVER Getting vaccinated for the flu may have prevented about six out of 10 people from becoming infected in an early Canadian flu season, says a study...
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BEIJING, CHINA China said Thursday it has again changed the method of counting patients with the novel coronavirus and will now include only those diagnosed by sophisticated...
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A+ COVID 19 might stick around for a while, according to the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Robert Redfield told CNN recently that COVID 19 could...
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LISBON Portugal s parliament has voted in favour of allowing euthanasia and physician assisted suicide for terminally ill people. The landmark vote Thursday leaves Portugal poised to become...
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BEIJING New virus cases in China have again declined, up just 394, after authorities on Thursday again changed how they count new daily infections. They are now...
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SEOUL, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF South Korea reported its first death from a new virus on Thursday while the mayor of a southeastern city urged his 2.5 million...
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People are more likely to buy things when prices end in 99 cents rather than rounded up to the next dollar, or cars with mileage under 1, 000 instead of past...
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No single country is protecting the next generation from the impacts of carbon emissions, the destruction of nature and high calorie and processed foods, the report found. AFP SHARE A Canadian...
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VANCOUVER Late one night last winter, Nevin Thompson headed out to a drugstore in Victoria, B.C., to purchase some medication to alleviate his youngest son s fever....
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Jeanine Monteiro, 42, contracted dengue fever during a trip to Cuba. She says Canadians aren t being given sufficient warning about the potentially deadly illness. SHARE TORONTO...
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A comprehensive study of more than 72, 000 confirmed and suspected cases of the novel coronavirus by Chinese scientists has revealed new information about the deadly infection which has brought much...
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Up to now, there have been no successful pregnancies in cancer patients with eggs that have undergone in vitro maturation and freezing. AFP SHARE In a world first, a woman...
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Burger King is re moulding the image of its signature Whopper in a nauseating new ad campaign that promotes efforts to eliminate artificial preservatives and other additives from the company s...
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YOKOHAMA, JAPAN Hundreds of passengers began leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday after the end of a much criticized, two week quarantine that failed to stop the spread...
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SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA Dozens of passengers stuck for nearly a week on a U.S. cruise ship in Cambodia disembarked Wednesday, after being given the all clear from a deadly...