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Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

“The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said during a press conference on Wednesday. “Now is the time for the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of DRC.” WHO… Read More »

Texas man dies days after contracting flesh-eating bacteria during Fourth of July beach trip, wife says

The final photos of Gary Evans show him holding up two crabs he had caught on a trip to the beach where he was celebrating the Fourth of July with family and friends. But hours later, his wife said he fell severely ill and had to be rushed to the hospital where he was placed in… Read More »

Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan

In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus. AP Photo | Steven Senne The use of e-cigarettes and other vape products by young people is growing at a rapid rate. It is an important public health concern and meaningful reform is needed to address… Read More »