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email@example.comA preparedness drill for emergency services personnel will take a creative spin just days before Halloween, when volunteers in the training exercise don zombie costumes. “If you are prepared for the zombie attack, you are prepared for anything,&...
Scientists are gaining a better understanding of the H7N9 bird flu that has sickened more than 130 people -- and killed more than 30 -- in China and Taiwan since February. The latest research into the virus, which before this year had never been...
Associated PressGENEVA (AP) — International efforts to combat a new pneumonia-like virus that has now killed 22 people are being slowed by unclear rules and competition for the potentially profitable rights to disease samples, the head of the World Health...
McDonald’s had another rough month as sales at restaurants open more than a year slid in April, a month after the world’s largest burger company said the gauge dipped 1% during its first quarter. This time, the Oak Brook, Ill., chain...
Czech Republic: A gas explosion rocked Prague's Old Town district Monday, injuring 35 people and damaging several buildings. The explosion occurred in an office building on busy Divadelni Street, close to the National Theater and Vltava River, where the...
BEIJING -- Feasting on strips of mutton dropped in a simmering pot is a popular dining pastime in China, but what if the meat served is actually made of rat? That may be on the minds of diners after the latest stomach-churning food scandal to hit China....
Tags: Flu, Kentucky Fried Chicken, China, U.S. Military
China employs an army of censors. As many as 50,000 well-trained monitors police the Internet, and 12 government departments are empowered to search and seize information and shut down users and sites. They work fast: A recent study conducted by two...
Small-business owners have a big stake in the unfolding debate in the Legislature over pre-emption of local workplace measures (HB 655, SB 726). Some politicians have apparently caught pre-emption fever and are all too eager to undermine our...
China has suffered outbreaks of bird flu before, but the virus that has now infected more than 100 people across eastern China and Taiwan is different in several important ways, according to scientists and researchers. The new virus is H7N9, a different...
Chinese health officials are warning that the death toll from the H7N9 bird flu is likely to rise in the weeks and months ahead. In a report on the outbreak that began in China in February, doctors and researchers from from several public health...
Tags: Flu, Pneumonia, Health, Diseases and Illnesses, Demographics
BEIJING — On a subway car in Shanghai, commotion breaks out when someone spots a live chicken poking its head out of a bag tucked under one of the seats. On a highway in Zhejiang province, a motorist is so panicked by bird droppings landing on her...
Two decades after his death in 1993, the memory of Newport News surgeon and civil rights activist C. Waldo Scott still remains strong among many residents of the city he worked so long to transform. Not a month goes by without some past patient or...
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