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Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Leaves 3 Dead and 5 Hospitalized

Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Leaves 3 Dead and 5 Hospitalized

The first Ebola outbreak since 2016 has been reported in southeastern Guinea, West Africa. Three people have died and five people hospitalized due to the outbreak. The five hospitalized are isolated in treatment centers, according to officials. On Feb. 14, 2021, the provincial health minister Eugene Nzanzu Salita reported there have been four confirmed cases […]

7.7. Earthquake Triggers a Tsunami Warning in New Zealand

7.7. Earthquake Triggers a Tsunami Warning in New Zealand

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a possible widespread tsunami warning after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck the South Pacific Ocean. The earthquake was reported on Feb. 10, 2021. There is no tsunami warning for Guam or Hawaii. For a brief moment, there was a warning for the United States territory American Samoa. However, […]

India Rescuers Work to Free Workers Trapped in a Glacier Flood

India Rescuers Work to Free Workers Trapped in a Glacier Flood

Northern India rescuers are working hard to free at least 37 people after a glacier flood trapped them inside a tunnel. On Monday, Feb. 7, 2021, a piece of a Himalayan glacier broke off and sent a wall of debris and water down a mountainside. Many villages along the banks of the Dhauliganga and Alaknanda […]

World Cancer Day Celebrated on February 4th

World Cancer Day Celebrated on February 4th

World Cancer Day is recognized internationally on February 4. The idea behind this day is to bring awareness to the potentially deadly disease known as cancer. It was first recognized in 2000 at the first World Summit Against Cancer. This event was held in Paris, France. Each year nearly nine million people die from cancer […]

Double Suicide Bombings Leave 100 Injured and at Least 32 Dead in Baghdad

Double Suicide Bombings Leave 100 Injured and at Least 32 Dead in Baghdad

Double suicide bombings rocked Baghdad, Iraqi on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. According to officials at least 32 people have been killed and roughly 100 people were injured. This uncommon suicide bombing took place in the Bab al-Sharqi commercial area — located in central Baghdad. The terrifying bombing happened amid heightened political tensions over the severe […]

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