Why Ghanaian Experts Want More Focus on Colon Cancer

ACCRA, GHANA – Cancer experts in Ghana lament that little attention is paid to screening for colorectal cancer, leading to a high death rate for the disease, despite its relatively low occurrence. They hope the recent death of American actor Chadwick B…

Posted in General September 30, 2020

Judge Blocks Increase in US Immigration Fees

A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday blocked an increase in immigration fees that was due to go into effect this week. The fees were set to go up Friday by an average of about 20% depending on the type of entry being sought. The halted hikes include a $50 f…

Posted in General September 30, 2020

Scientists Claim Discovery of Multiple Liquid Water Lakes on Mars

A team of scientists studying data from a satellite orbiting Mars say they have discovered evidence of several lakes of what they believe is salty, liquid water beneath the surface of the planet’s south pole.The discovery, detailed in a study published…

Posted in General September 29, 2020

Myanmar Fights COVID-19 in Biggest City And in War Refugee Camps

Health workers fighting a coronavirus resurgence across Myanmar face serious sanitation problems in the country’s largest city and a military conflict that is pushing fresh waves of refugees into overcrowded refugee camps in Rakhine state, straining th…

Posted in Health September 28, 2020

Coronavirus Global Death Toll Tops 1 Million

The number of people killed by COVID-19 has surpassed 1 million, according to the widely cited Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. The center put the total number of infections worldwide at more than 33 million. COVID-19 is the disease caused…

Posted in General September 28, 2020