Sunday, September 27, 2020
A Bangladesh hospital owner accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients at his two clinics was arrested Wednesday while trying to flee to India in a burqa, police said. The arrest marked the end of...
Florida has registered a state record of 15,299 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours - around a quarter of all of the United States' daily infections. The state, with just 7% of the US population, surpassed the previous daily record...
The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) says that the World risk another virus of the magnitude of COVID-19 if the trafficking, sales and consumption of wildlife are not stopped. UNODC said this in a statement in...
A woman who appeared to cough on another woman’s child because she did not social distance inside a store was said to have lost her position with a California school district. Oak Grove School District said the unnamed woman did...
Four “sweat bees” that had been living in a Taiwanese woman’s eye were removed by a doctor who described his surprise at finding a “leg with hair, protruding from the eyelid”. The tiny insects, which are just three millimeters (one-tenth...
Police in London have issued an appeal to find the mother of a newborn baby abandoned in a park in freezing conditions. The baby girl was left in a park in Newham, east London, on Thursday, according to a statement...
Provision of healthcare services in 23 Kenyan counties was paralysed on Monday as nurses went on strike to protest delay in the implementation of an agreement to pay them higher salaries. The nurses’ strike affected critical services in public...
A South Korean nursing assistant was arrested for illegally performing plastic surgery on about 1,000 patients for the past three years, Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday citing Police. The nursing assistant, only identified as a 70-year-old man, posed as...
AFRICAN countries have been urged to Global immunisation strengthen their routine immunisation coverage while increasing domestic investment in disease surveillance and community engagement to drive vaccine deployment during disease outbreaks. Experts attending the biannual Regional Immunisation Technical Advisory Group (RITAG)...
It was a moment of sorrow and sadness after a 10-year-old boy Seven Bridges, allegedly committed suicide after he was criticised at school for wearing a colostomy bag. Bridges, from Kentucky, hanged himself at his family’s home on Saturday while...