Groundbreaking cancer treatment has 88% success rate, study finds

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In a major medical breakthrough, researchers at Israel’s Hadassah-University Medical Centre have developed a pioneering treatment for myeloma patients, reporting impressive advancements in extending life expectancy for these individuals. The novel treatment, which is still under experimental conditions, has reportedly sent a staggering 88% of patients with multiple myeloma into remission, according to the oncologists […]

Fang Bin: China Covid whistleblower returns home to Wuhan after jail

Fang Bin, who documented the initial Covid outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has been freed from jail after three years, sources told the BBC. Mr Fang is one of several so-called citizen journalists who disappeared after sharing videos of scenes in Wuhan, the epicentre of the pandemic. After disappearing in February 2020, he […]

Five die with Arcturus variant in UK as strain spreads globally

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Five people who had the Arcturus strain of Covid have died, according to the latest data from public health chiefs. As of 17 April there were 105 cases of XBB.1.16 – also known as Arcturus – in England, with infections located in all regions apart from the North East. Health chiefs have said that there […]

Apple: Chinese workers flee Covid lockdown at iPhone factory

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Workers have broken out of Apple’s largest iPhone assembly factory in China after a Covid outbreak forced staff to lockdown at the workplace. Video shared online showed about 10 people jumping a fence outside the plant, owned by manufacturer Foxconn, in the central city of Zhengzhou. Chinese people and businesses are continuing to grapple with […]

Ebola outbreak in Uganda — racing to contain the spread

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Johannesburg, South Africa — Two weeks ago, a 24-year-old man in Uganda felt ill. He went to a private clinic several times between September 11 and 13 with a high fever, convulsions, blood in his vomit, pain and swelling everywhere, and bleeding in his eyes. He returned several times with the same symptoms, to report they […]

China New, Potentially Fatal Langya Virus Detected … Cause For Alarm Overseas


China New, Potentially Fatal Langya Virus Detected … Cause For Alarm Overseas No, this isn’t deja-vu … China has discovered a new, potentially fatal virus within its borders, which experts say could trigger yet another pandemic. The Langya Henipavirus, referred to as “Langya,” has already infected 35 people, according to Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control […]

New coronavirus mutant raises concerns in India and beyond


The quickly changing coronavirus has spawned yet another super contagious omicron mutant that’s worrying scientists as it gains ground in India and pops up in numerous other countries, including the United States. Scientists say the variant – called BA.2.75 – may be able to spread rapidly and get around immunity from vaccines and previous infection. […]