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WHO: COVID-19 Sets Back Global Malaria Efforts, Especially in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has set global malaria control efforts back, especially in Africa, the World Health Organization says. However, this year’s World Malaria Report says countries were able to lessen disruptions to prevention, testing and treatment. In 2019, before the pandemic struck, there were 568,000 malaria deaths. Despite the pandemic […]

WHO Urges Vigilance as COVID-19 Pandemic Wanes in Africa

The World Health Organization reports COVID-19 cases are continuing their downward spiral in Africa but warns the pandemic is not over and nations must remain vigilant. Following a recent four-week resurgence of COVID-19, cases and deaths once again are dropping in Africa. Since this month-long spike ended on November 20, […]

Boeing’s Final 747 Rolls Out of Washington State Factory

After more than half a century, the last Boeing 747 rolled out of a Washington state factory on Tuesday. The 747 jumbo jet has taken on numerous roles — a cargo plane, a commercial aircraft capable of carrying nearly 500 passengers, and the Air Force One presidential aircraft — since […]

Canada Soon to Allow Euthanasia for the Mentally Ill

A law allowing limited euthanasia in Canada is set to expand to make the procedure available to people with mental illness. As Craig McCulloch reports, this is causing a variety of reactions. Canada’s law permitting euthanasia, or Medical Assistance in Dying, became personal for Vancouver-area resident Marcia McNaughton in November. […]

Oldest Known DNA Reveals Life in Greenland 2 Million Years Ago

Scientists discovered the oldest known DNA and used it to reveal what life was like 2 million years ago in the northern tip of Greenland. Today, it’s a barren Arctic desert, but back then it was a lush landscape of trees and vegetation with an array of animals, even the […]

More than 1,000 people flee their homes in Sagaing region

More than 1,000 people from three villages in Sagaing region’s Tigyaing township fled their homes on Wednesday, as the junta continued its campaign of arson attacks. Residents of Me Zar Lay and Kan Pauk abandoned their villages after troops stormed and burned neighboring Aung Thar Kone.  “The junta troops got […]