As rich nations struggle, Africa's virus response is praised

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At a lecture to peers this month, John Nkengasong showed images that once dogged Africa, with a magazine cover declaring it “The Hopeless Continent." Then he quoted Ghana's first p...

After Beirut blast, a young surgeon finds new sense of duty

BEIRUT (AP) — It was a night Dr. Bassam Osman says changed his life. At around 6 p.m. on Aug. 4, the 27-year-old surgical resident was about to leave his daily hospital shift. Then a massive explosion...

DHL Global Forwarding connects three continents with dedicated flight

The China-Netherlands-U.S.-South Korea airfreight charter is developed with the demands of the life science and healthcare sector in mind The Covid-19 pandemic saw shippers leverage DHL Global Forward...

Walmart to test drone delivery with Zipline in latest deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is teaming up with a company called Zipline to launch drone delivery program early next year that will deliver health and wellness products close to the retailer's headquarters...

Pandemic vs. pandemic: COVID-19 hampers fight against HIV

As COVID-19 swept through the South, Mel Prince watched with alarm as some of the HIV positive patients she helps in the rural Black Belt stopped showing up for lab tests and doctor's visits. ...

Man shot during Kenosha protest still remembers screams

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man who was shot during a protest against police brutality in Kenosha last month says he still remembers the screams that night and he's in constant pain. ...

New Singapore envoy to Taiwan strives to enhance relations in post-COVID era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singapore Trade Representative to Taiwan Yip Wei Kiat on Thursday (Sept. 10) told Taiwan News that despite the coronavirus having affected Taiwan-Singapore interactions, t...

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___ $300 in US jobless aid running out even as more seek help WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s unemployment safety net is looking increasingly shaky, with a $300-a-we...

5 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP’S OWN WORDS BRING FOCUS BACK TO VIRUS Saying he “wanted to always pl...

Scarcity of key material squeezes medical mask manufacturing

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Rachel Spray is still grieving the loss of her fellow nurse who died after being exposed to the novel coronavirus at Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center. Now, as she stands i...

Scarcity of raw material still squeezes N95 mask makers

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — White House officials say U.S. hospitals have all the medical supplies needed to battle the deadly virus, but frontline workers, hospital officials and even the Food and Drug Adm...

Bolivia calls on ICC to investigate Morales over blockades

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Wednesday that Bolivia has asked her to investigate whether former President Evo Morales and his supporters ...

ASEAN talks tackle pandemic, sea feud amid US-China rivalry

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Southeast Asia’s top diplomats held their annual talks by video Wednesday to discuss the immense crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic and rising tensions in the South China...

Stalled by pandemic, migrants press in quest for better life

LAJAS BLANCAS, Panama (AP) — Duperat Laurette fled Haiti after her country's massive 2010 earthquake, making her way first to the Dominican Republic, then Chile and five years later to Panama, all wit...

Delivery of COVID-19 vaccine: DHL study shows how public and private sector can partner for success

Global delivery of 10 billion doses of serum needs scaled-up medical supply chains A framework is provided to tackle future health emergencies beyond COVID-19 BONN, GERMANY - Media OutReach - Sep...