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Measles – Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR) has experienced an upsurge in measles cases as a result of outbreaks since 2019. The first case of measles was recorded in week 5 of 2019 (week commencing 28 January 2019) and the outbreak has continued through to week 7 of 2020 (week...

Global leaders unite to ensure everyone everywhere can access new vaccines, tests and treatments for COVID-19

Heads of state and global health leaders today made an unprecedented commitment to work together to accelerate the development and production of new vaccines, tests and treatments for COVID-19 and assure equitable access worldwide.The COVID-19 pandemic has already affected more than 2.4 million people, killing over 160,000. It is taking a huge toll on families, societies, health systems and economies around the world,...

The story behind Vietnam’s ‘Crazy House’

(CNN) — Wild, weird, wonderful... there are many ways to describe the Crazy House (also known as Hang Nga Guesthouse) in Dalat, a relaxed mountain resort town in southern Vietnam. One thing's for sure: This "crazy" complex is one of a kind.Standing in stark contrast to Dalat's French colonial villas, the bizarre avant garde guesthouse is a maze of spiral staircases, sculptural bedrooms,...

A teen, caught speeding in his father’s car, was going 191 mph

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has seen a rise in "stunt driving" cases. An OPP officer pulled over a 19-year-old along the Queen Elizabeth Highway in Ontario for driving 308 kph."This is the fastest speed that I've ever heard of," OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt said in a video posted on Periscope.Schmidt noted that the speed limit is 100 kph (62 mph),...

New memo directs White House staffers entering the West Wing to wear a mask 

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Experts: Don’t count on mild flu season amid COVID-19

The Southern Hemisphere had a very light flu season in 2020, with Australia seeing only 315 cases over its winter, down 99.8% from...

Back after 20 years, the Land Rover Defender is named MotorTrend SUV of the Year

Like the Jeep Wrangler or Ford's Bronco, the Defender is built to withstand serious off-road use -- even though many buyers will rarely...

UK government signs contract for first coronavirus human challenge studies

Up to 19 volunteers at a time will take part in the tests, to be held at the Royal Free Hospital in London,...

Analysis: China’s Covid success compared to Europe shows lockdowns are the first step, not a solution

For many in Europe, China's approach to the coronavirus is characterized by the initial draconian, 76-day lockdown seen in Wuhan, the central Chinese...

Champions League: Can Bayern Munich become just second team in history to retain the trophy?

Real Madrid's all-conquering team, led by Zinedine Zidane, won club football's biggest prize for an unprecedented three consecutive years between 2016 and 2018...

World’s COVID-19 cases top 40 million

The global number of COVID-19 cases passed 40 million today, led by a deepening situation in Europe and a steady rise in cases—and...