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Measles outbreak forces government shutdown in Samoa as death toll rises

The festering anti-vaccination movement in the United States is giving doctors and health officials a headache, but things are even worse on the isla...

Measles outbreak forces government shutdown in Samoa as death toll rises

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Leading anti-vaxxer jailed as measles death toll rises to 63 in Samoa Enlarge / APIA, SAMOA - DECEMBER 5: Red flags are seen hanging outside of homes of Apia residents indicating they have not been vaccinated for measle...
20:48, 2019-12-06

Measles cases in Samoa more than double over past week as death toll rises Schools and universities have been closed and most public gatherings banned on the island state of just 200,000, located south of the equator and hal...
05:52, 2019-12-01

Samoa closes schools, restricts travel as measles death toll tops 50 Samoa is trying to contain a measles outbreak that has killed more than 50 people in just weeks....
16:20, 2019-12-02

Samoa resorts to Black Death tactic to combat killer measles outbreak 60 people have already died on the Pacific Ocean state, and its PM has now told citizens who haven't been vaccinated to 'tie a red cloth to their hou...
00:40, 2019-12-05

Death toll in Indian encephalitis outbreak rises to 152 PATNA, India (AP) — Authorities say 152 children have now died in an encephalitis outbreak this month in India’s eastern state of Bihar. India&...
14:48, 2019-06-24

Death toll from UK hospital listeria outbreak rises to five The number of people to die from a listeria outbreak in British hospitals has risen to five from three, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday....
17:36, 2019-06-14

Death toll in UK hospital listeria outbreak rises to six Another person has died in a listeria outbreak caused by eating contaminated food in hospital, bringing the total number of deaths to six, Public Hea...
14:16, 2019-08-01

Death toll rises in eastern India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to...
11:16, 2019-06-19

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Hits Milestone, and Death Toll Rises Amid more than 3,000 confirmed and probable cases, the death toll climbed above 2,000, according to government data released on Friday....
11:08, 2019-08-30

Listeria death toll rises to five in outbreak linked to pre-packed sandwiches Two more hospital patients have died in England following a listeria outbreak linked to pre-packed sandwiches, health officials announced....
17:12, 2019-06-14

Samoa measles outbreak kills 20, mostly children Deaths related to measles, mostly among small children, have more than tripled to 20 in the past week on the Pacific island of Samoa, the government ...
07:28, 2019-11-23

Samoa shuts schools after measles outbreak kills 6 Samoa's Director General of Health Leausa Dr. Take Naseri said in a news conference last week that he expects the epidemic will get worse....
05:00, 2019-11-18

Samoa declares state of emergency after measles outbreak New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters said on Friday his country would send 3,000 vaccines and 12 nurses to Samoa to assist with the outbreak....
05:48, 2019-11-17

Samoa says almost 90% of people vaccinated against measles after deadly outbreak Samoa said on Saturday nearly 90% of eligible people had been vaccinated against measles as it lifted a two-day curfew imposed amid an outbreak that ...
04:52, 2019-12-07

'There are no words': Samoa buries its children as measles outbreak worsens In six weeks, a measles outbreak has infected 3,000 people out of a population of 200,000, killing 42, mostly childrenFa’aoso Tuivale sleeps on her c...
22:28, 2019-11-29

A Measles Outbreak in Samoa Has Killed 53 People and Infected 2% of the Population As the measles virus continues to spread worldwide, Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi announced Monday that Samoa will ta...
20:12, 2019-12-02

Samoa measles outbreak claims 70 lives, majority are children under five Seventy people have now died from Samoa’s measles outbreak, UN humanitarians confirmed on Tuesday, as the organization released emergency funding to ...
18:24, 2019-12-10

Measles outbreak: Samoa declares state of emergency after 6 fatalities A deadly measles outbreak in the island nation has prompted the government to invoke emergency powers and make MMR vaccinations mandatory. The outbre...
05:32, 2019-11-18

Measles outbreak declared in American Samoa, shuttering schools In the neighbouring independent nation of Samoa, more than 60 people have died, mostly children, from the measles and more than 4,000 were infected s...
03:40, 2019-12-08

Samoa measles outbreak: families fly red flags to request vaccinations Workers told to stay home during two-day drive to control virus that has killed 62 peopleSamoa’s main streets were eerily quiet on Thursday as the go...
05:40, 2019-12-05

Samoa measles toll hits 42 as nations dispatch medical teams, supplies More nations were flying medical staff and supplies to Samoa on Friday to battle a measles outbreak that prompted the Pacific island nation to declar...
07:08, 2019-11-29

Samoa measles outbreak: 100 new cases as anti-vaccination activist charged Nation lifts two-day curfew amid rise in mandatory vaccinations and arrest of ‘anti-vaxxer’Samoa has said nearly 90% of eligible people have been vac...
07:24, 2019-12-07

Anti-vaxxer arrested in Samoa as measles outbreak claims over 60 lives The island nation of Samoa is in the midst of a measles outbreak that shows no signs of slowing down. Thousands of been infected and over 60 people h...
20:08, 2019-12-08

Almost 90% of people in Samoa now vaccinated against measles in wake of deadly outbreak: officials The measles virus has infected almost 4,500 people in the South Pacific nation of just 200,000 since late October. Of those who died, 57 were childre...
04:40, 2019-12-07

Anti-vaccination trend is fueling deadly measles outbreak in Samoa The island nation of Samoa is in the midst of a truly devastating measles epidemic. Over 2,600 confirmed cases of the disease have been tallied, with...
05:20, 2019-11-28

Samoa extends state of emergency and curfew as deadly measles outbreak kills 72 The island nation is in the midst of a health catastrophe, with the illness infecting 4,500 people in a total population of just 200,000...
12:52, 2019-12-14

Listeria outbreak: Toll rises to six as Sussex patient dies The individual who died was one of nine previously confirmed cases linked to Good Food Chain products....
15:36, 2019-08-01

The Samoan Government Will Shut Down to Help Stop a Dangerous Measles Outbreak As the measles virus continues to spread worldwide, Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi announced Monday that Samoa will ta...
19:08, 2019-12-02

El Paso shooting death toll rises Two more victims of the El Paso massacre have died, bringing the total number of fatalities to 22, officials said Monday. One of the new fatalities w...
19:36, 2019-08-05

Death toll rises in Indonesia earthquake A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck the capital city of Ambon in the eastern province of Maluku. Most of the victims were killed by collapsing hous...
13:08, 2019-09-27

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled som...
02:32, 2019-06-18

New Zealand volcano death toll rises to eight Two more people have died from injuries sustained during the eruption on White IslandTwo more people have died from injuries sustained during the eru...
21:36, 2019-12-11

Death toll from Colombia landslide rises to 28 The death toll from a weekend landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca has risen to 28 people, the country's disaster relief agency ...
04:12, 2019-04-23

Death toll rises to three from Philippines earthquake At least three people were killed and dozens injured when a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the southern Philippines late on Wednesday, authorities s...
05:08, 2019-10-17

Measles outbreak spurred by anti-vaxxers shuts down Samoan government Enlarge / A mass vaccinations campaign is now underway. (credit: Government of Samoa) The government of Samoa will shut down for two days this week w...
00:20, 2019-12-03

Samoan government takes drastic measures to fight measles outbreak Samoan government employees have stopped work to administer measles vaccines in an attempt to stop an outbreak of the deadly disease sweeping the isl...
13:00, 2019-12-06

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to eight New Zealand Police said on Thursday that two more people had died from injuries sustained during the eruption of the White Island volcano this week, ...
21:28, 2019-12-11

Albanian earthquake death toll rises to 16, more than 600 injured The magnitude-6.4 quake was felt across the southern Balkans and was followed by multiple aftershocks, with several above magnitude 5....
16:44, 2019-11-26

Japan’s death toll from Typhoon Hagibis rises to 58 Japan’s death toll from Typhoon Hagibis has reached 58, as thousands of homes remained without power and temperatures were expected to drop later thi...
04:24, 2019-10-15

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 28 The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 28 on Sunday, with 20 people missing, state media reported, after torrential rains trigg...
06:08, 2019-08-11

Death toll rises in Taiwan bridge collapse Four fishermen are dead and two are missing after an arched bridge in Nanfangao collapsed onto fishing boats on Tuesday, hours after a typhoon swept ...
08:56, 2019-10-02

Death toll in southern Philippines earthquake rises to seven The death toll from a strong earthquake in the southern Philippines has risen to seven, disaster and police officials said on Tuesday, as aftershocks...
13:12, 2019-10-29

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 23 in Bahamas The death toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has risen to 23, as search and rescue efforts continue in the archipelago. Bahamian Health Minist...
22:36, 2019-09-05

Death toll from recent protests rises to 86: Ethiopia PM Supporters of activist Jawar Mohammed took to the streets on Oct. 23 and 24 to protest after he said police had surrounded his home in the capital Ad...
19:56, 2019-11-03

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 20 in the Bahamas Hurricane Dorian is now to blame for 20 deaths in the Bahamas — with more fatalities expected to be discovered amid a massive rescue effort across th...
02:44, 2019-09-05

Hurricane Dorian’s death toll rises in Bahamas The death toll from Hurricane Dorian is five, Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said during a press conference Monday. Officials had previously c...
02:40, 2019-09-03

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 and rescuers are continuing to search the rubble for...
03:48, 2019-06-24

Death toll in Texas mass shooting rises The death toll from the weekend’s Texas freeway massacre has risen to seven, with at least one of the injured remaining in “life-threaten...
21:44, 2019-09-01

Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while h...
01:44, 2019-05-24

Death toll in west Texas shooting rises to 7 Odessa police spokesman Steve LeSueur said that at least one of the shooting victims remained in life-threatening condition....
19:04, 2019-09-01

Death toll in Virginia gas station explosion rises to 3 BUENA VISTA, Va. (AP) — Authorities say three sets of remains have been discovered at Virginia gas station where an explosion occurred. Virginia Stat...
00:32, 2019-05-12

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four mi...
02:32, 2019-07-16

Death toll rises in Alaskan floatplane mid-air collision The death toll in the midair collision between two floatplanes carrying tourists from a cruise ship in Alaska rose to five — and one person rem...
19:08, 2019-05-14

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse rises to 28 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standa...
12:36, 2019-06-24

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standa...
08:28, 2019-06-24

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse in rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standa...
06:44, 2019-06-24

Death toll in Texas mass shooting rises to 7 The death toll from the weekend’s Texas freeway massacre has risen to seven, with at least one of the injured remaining in “life-threaten...
18:00, 2019-09-01

Death toll rises to 4 from Australian wildfire crisis About 60 fires continued to burn around New South Wales on Thursday morning, with 27 uncontained by more than 1,000 firefighters....
01:36, 2019-11-14

Afghanistan mosque bombing: death toll rises State blames Taliban for blasts targeting worshippers during Friday prayersPolice and local residents were searching for bodies in the rubble of a mo...
14:24, 2019-10-19

Dorian's death toll in Bahamas rises to 50 - official Hurricane Dorian's rampage through the Bahamas last week killed at least 50 people, largely on the hard-hit Great Abaco Island, an official said on T...
21:04, 2019-09-10

Death toll rises to 21 after attack on Mexican town Suspected cartel members shot at Villa Unión’s mayor’s office before being chased by policeSecurity forces have shot dead seven more suspected cartel...
22:00, 2019-12-01

Japan’s death toll from Typhoon Hagibis rises to 66 The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades continues to climb as thousands of homes remain without power or water....
19:32, 2019-10-15

Dorian's death toll in Bahamas rises to 50: official Hurricane Dorian's rampage through the Bahamas last week killed at least 50 people, largely on the hard-hit Great Abaco Island, an official said on T...
22:12, 2019-09-10

Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, wit...
12:24, 2019-06-06

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy ...
16:48, 2019-04-27

Death toll rises amid mass protests in Iraq Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi has said he would respond to "rightful demands" by anti-government protesters. Prominent Shiite cleric and poli...
10:20, 2019-10-05

Hurricane Dorian death toll in Bahamas rises to 43: media The death toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has risen to 43, according to media reports late on Friday....
06:08, 2019-09-07

Death toll in South Africa floods and mudslides rises over 70 More than 70 people have been killed in South Africa after torrential rains along the eastern coast, officials said on Thursday, and rescuers were st...
20:16, 2019-04-25

Devastation 'still unfolding' in Bahamas as Dorian death toll rises to at least 50 UN estimates 76,000 left homeless after hurricane as emergency officials say mortuary facilities ‘overwhelmed’ with bodiesAid workers in the Bahamas ...
23:00, 2019-09-10

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves off The death toll from a typhoon that hit provinces south of the Philippine capital rose to 10, disaster agencies said on Wednesday, pointing to precaut...
05:04, 2019-12-04

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises to five The death toll from a mysterious vaping illness has now risen to five, the Los Angeles Times reported. The sickness linked to vaping, which includes ...
18:16, 2019-09-07

Death toll in east Indonesia quake rises to 30, many still in shelters The death toll from a strong earthquake in Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku has risen to 30 people, the national disaster mitigation agency (BN...
11:00, 2019-09-29

New Jersey reports first vaping-linked death, US toll rises to 14 There have been 14 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung injury in New Jersey, in addition to 32 reports of severe lung illnesses currently un...
17:48, 2019-10-02

Alabama sees 1st vaping-linked death as US toll rises to 15 Health officials in Alabama on Wednesday confirmed the first death in the state attributed to vaping....
22:24, 2019-10-02

El Paso Walmart mass shooting death toll rises to 22 The death toll in the mass shooting at a mall in El Paso Texas has risen to 22, police said today....
21:44, 2019-08-05

Death toll from weekend of Mexican cartel gun battles rises to 21 The death toll from a bloody weekend of battles between Mexican security forces and drug cartel gunmen rose to 21 Sunday after government officials k...
21:24, 2019-12-01

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises A Kansas resident has died from the same, mysterious vaping-related illness that has suddenly cropped up across the country, officials said Tuesday. ...
18:48, 2019-09-10

Texas shooting: death toll rises to seven, with 17-month-old among 22 wounded Toddler shot in the face ‘relatively well’, governor saysBeto O’Rourke on US gun violence: ‘This is fucked up’As the death toll in a mass shooting in...
21:04, 2019-09-01

Afghanistan: Death toll rises after attack on VP candidate's office A suicide attack on the office of an Afghan vice presidential candidate has killed at least 20 people in Kabul. It comes despite intensifying interna...
11:16, 2019-07-29

New Zealand volcano disaster: confirmed death toll rises to eight Two more Australians are named among the dead as the father of one victim questions whether his son was fully informed of the risksTwo more people ha...
00:00, 2019-12-12

Chile subway protests: Death toll rises to 15 after fifth day of violence The death toll in Chile has risen to at least 15 after a fifth day of rioting, arson attacks and violent clashes in reaction to a proposed rise in su...
11:56, 2019-10-23

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face t...
09:44, 2019-07-20

Chile protests: Curfew extended as death toll rises Five people have died after a garment factory outside of Santiago was set ablaze, bringing the death toll from the unrest to eight. Authorities have ...
03:52, 2019-10-21

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government...
18:52, 2019-07-14

New Zealand volcano death toll rises to eight and will continue to climb The death toll from a New Zealand volcano eruption rose to eight on Thursday, with two victims dying in hospital, and will continue to climb with eig...
02:40, 2019-12-12

Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66 The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 66 on Tuesday as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly g...
09:44, 2019-10-15

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees C...
11:24, 2019-06-14

Australian bushfires death toll rises to four, Karratha blaze being monitored A man's body has been found in burnt-out bushland in New South Wales (NSW) state, taking the death toll from bushfires that have swept across Austral...
02:00, 2019-11-14

Vaping Death Toll Rises to 13 With 805 Confirmed Illnesses in U.S., Health Officials Say (NEW YORK) — Hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a vaping-related breathing illness, and the death toll has risen to 13, health ...
17:24, 2019-09-27

Costa Rica tainted alcohol death toll rises to 25; what you need to know about spotting it The Costa Rican Ministry of Health says 25 people have died from drinking tainted alcohol. Learn how to identify and avoid it when traveling.  ...
19:16, 2019-08-19

Search for Albania earthquake victims ends as death toll rises to 51 The search and rescue operation for earthquake survivors in Albania has ended, the prime minister said Saturday, with the death toll at 51 and no mor...
18:52, 2019-11-30

Search for Albania earthquake victims ends as death toll rises to 50 The search and rescue operation for earthquake survivors in Albania has ended, the prime minister said Saturday, with the death toll at 50 and no mor...
13:16, 2019-11-30

Internet blackout in Iraq as death toll from violent protests rises Security forces respond to anti-government protesters’ demands for reforms with forceMuch of Iraq remained offline on Thursday night and several citi...
20:40, 2019-10-03

El Paso shooting death toll rises to 22 as victims succumb to injuries The Texas rampage was followed just 13 hours later by another mass shooting in the Oregon district of Dayton, Oh. The death toll between the two even...
19:52, 2019-08-05

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government...
13:16, 2019-07-14

Virginia sees first vaping-related death as national toll rises to 16 Virginia health officials this week announced the first vaping-linked death in the state, bringing the U.S. death toll to 16....
19:04, 2019-10-03

Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66 as hopes for missing fade The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 66 on Tuesday as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly g...
06:36, 2019-10-15

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 24 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say four more victims from the tour boat that sank two weeks ago after colliding on the Danube River with a...
16:12, 2019-06-12

Death toll from India floods rises to 95, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in India's states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 95, official figures showed on Saturday, as heavy rain and ...
11:04, 2019-08-10

Japan typhoon death toll rises to 58 as hopes for missing fade The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 58 on Tuesday as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly g...
02:08, 2019-10-15

Over 2,500 registered as missing as death toll of hurricane Dorian rises to 50 in Bahamas Bahamian officials said on Wednesday that 2,500 people have been registered as missing in the wake of the devastating hurricane Dorian, a count they ...
22:20, 2019-09-11

Death toll rises as torrential rain and floods batter Spain More than 1,100 military personnel deployed to Murcia and Valencia regions to help rescue people from flooding A 41-year-old man was found dead in so...
15:40, 2019-09-14

Death toll rises as Imelda’s flood waters recede in Houston At least four people are dead following this week’s massive flooding in the Houston area, where some neighborhoods were deluged with almost 16 ...
20:12, 2019-09-21

Death toll in accident at Russian military test site rises Five killed in explosion and pharmacies run out of iodine after reports of higher radiationRussia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom confirmed on Friday ...
00:56, 2019-08-10

‘Total devastation’: Death toll rises to 7 after Dorian rips through Bahamas In the Bahamas, Red Cross spokesman Matthew Cochrane said more than 13,000 houses, or about 45 per cent of the homes in Grand Bahama and Abaco, were ...
03:36, 2019-09-04

Elephant death toll rises in Thailand after tragic waterfall plunge Five more Thai elephants were found dead after a herd plunged down a dangerous waterfall while trying to save each other, officials said. The death t...
22:16, 2019-10-08

Death toll rises to 11 in Sudan as protesters demand civilian rule Sudanese activists said on Monday that at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transiti...
21:40, 2019-07-01

Hungary: Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15...
10:24, 2019-06-06

Death toll rises in Syria as Turkish military continues assault for third day The U.N. refugee agency said tens of thousands of civilians were on the move, trying to escape....
13:32, 2019-10-11

India heatwave: rain brings respite for some but death toll rises Soaring temperatures hit most of country with mercury topping 50C in some partsWeekend showers provided a much-needed but partial respite to parts of...
13:40, 2019-06-17

Cyclone Bulbul death toll rises to 12 in Bangladesh, five fishermen missing The death toll from Cyclone Bulbul rose to 12 in Bangladesh and five fishermen are still missing, government officials said on Monday....
07:32, 2019-11-11

Cyclone Fani’s death toll rises as storm hovers over Bangladesh Cyclone Fani’s death toll is rising as the storm hovers over the coast of southwestern Bangladesh. At least 12 people in eastern India were killed wh...
18:40, 2019-05-04

Heavy rains lash Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Heavy rains pounded northern Mozambique on Saturday, fuelling fears of flooding two days after Cyclone Kenneth smashed into the coast, flattening bui...
15:44, 2019-04-27

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 26 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 26th fatality of the Ma...
11:28, 2019-06-28

Death toll in Odessa shooting rises to 7, a 17-month-old child among those injured ODESSA, Tx. (NBC News) – A 17-month-old girl was among the more than dozen injured in a shooting rampage around Odessa, Texas, as the death tol...
18:32, 2019-09-01

Death toll in Texas shooting rises to seven as O'Rourke condemns inaction 2020 contender on US gun violence: ‘This is fucked up’17-month-old child shot in the face among more than 20 injuredAs the death toll in a mass shoot...
17:00, 2019-09-01

Israeli attacks on militants continue in Gaza as death toll rises to 18 More than 250 rockets have been fired at Israeli communities since the violence erupted following an Israeli airstrike that killed a senior Islamic J...
14:36, 2019-11-13

New Zealand divers search for volcano victims; death toll rises to 15 New Zealand divers searched contaminated waters near the volcanic White Island for two remaining bodies on Saturday, as the death toll from an erupti...
12:48, 2019-12-14

Typhoon Hagibis death toll rises to at least 10 as recovery efforts begin Typhoon Hagibis is now being blamed for 10 deaths and over 100 injuries in Japan — a day after the powerful storm made landfall and flooded Tok...
08:36, 2019-10-13

Death toll in Danube River tour boat collision rises to 20 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say the body of another South Korean tourist has been recovered following the May 29 accident in which a si...
10:40, 2019-06-09

Death toll rises as Iraq protests continue in Baghdad and Nasiriyah Protesters had tried to reach the capital’s heavily fortified Green ZoneAt least seven more Iraqi protesters were killed on Saturday in clashes with ...
23:20, 2019-10-26

Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000 The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday, as responders ...
10:44, 2019-08-30

Mount Everest death toll rises to 11 as American man dies on descent from summit An American climber has become the eleventh person to die on Mount Everest in the past week....
21:24, 2019-05-27

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 32 as storm moves north The death toll from a typhoon in eastern China rose to 32 on Sunday, with 16 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced f...
15:00, 2019-08-11

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in eastern China The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the co...
06:24, 2019-08-12

UK weather latest: Death toll rises as Britain sees hottest day of the year so far The number of people who have died after temperatures soared in the UK has risen, after the country saw its hottest day of the year on Saturday....
00:56, 2019-06-30

Gaza death toll rises to 21 as Israel confronts militant rocket fire Islamic Jihad fire 250 rockets at Israel from strip in heaviest fighting for monthsTwo days of Israeli airstrikes against Palestinian Islamic Jihad m...
14:52, 2019-11-13

Costa Rica: Tainted alcohol death toll rises to 25; 59 people affected overall The number of victims poisoned by tainted liquor in Costa Rica has risen to 25 but none were American tourists, says the country's Ministry of H...
15:08, 2019-08-19

Japan flooding: death toll rises to 10 as heavy rains hit east of country Mudslides hit waterlogged areas in Chiba and Fukushima prefectures recovering from Typhoon HagibisThe death toll from torrential rains that caused fl...
07:44, 2019-10-26

Hurricane Dorian: Death toll rises to 43 as relief efforts continue in the Bahamas Security Minister Marvin Dames said authorities are striving to reach everyone, but the crews can’t just bulldoze their way through fallen trees and ...
15:00, 2019-09-07

Japan flooding: death toll rises to eight as heavy rains hit east of country Mudslides hit waterlogged areas in Chiba and Fukushima prefectures recovering from Typhoon HagibisThe death toll from torrential rains that caused fl...
06:24, 2019-10-26

US briefing: Hurricane death toll rises, Johnson cornered and Democrat debate Thursday’s top story: 20 people confirmed dead as Hurricane Dorian nears US. Plus, UK government suffers defeat over Brexit as election talk ramps up...
12:28, 2019-09-05

New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 15 as divers continue search for victims Waters around the island were contaminated by the massive eruption of rocks, lava and chemicals on Monday, reducing visibility....
14:20, 2019-12-14

Alaska plane crash: Death toll rises to six as search for victims ends A mid-air crash between two sightseeing planes in Alaska has left six people dead after search teams recovered two more bodies....
08:44, 2019-05-15

Death toll rises to 7 after Dorian rips through Bahamas causing ‘total devastation’ In the Bahamas, Red Cross spokesman Matthew Cochrane said more than 13,000 houses, or about 45 per cent of the homes in Grand Bahama and Abaco, were ...
03:52, 2019-09-04

Death toll from acute encephalitis in east Indian town rises to 129 children At least 129 children have now died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the town of Muzaffarpur in the eastern Indian state of Bihar since an out...
17:08, 2019-06-23

Danube River tour boat crash death toll rises to 15; another 15 still missing Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15.    ...
13:48, 2019-06-06

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 30 as storm moves north The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 30 on Sunday, with 18 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country br...
09:16, 2019-08-11

Iraqi death toll rises as police open fire on protesters in Baghdad Fourth day of protests against living standards as PM says there are no ‘magic solutions’The death toll from days of violent demonstrations across Ir...
14:52, 2019-10-04

Costa Rica: Tainted alcohol death toll rises to 20; 41 people affected overall The number of victims poisoned by tainted liquor in Costa Rica has risen to 20 but none were American tourists, says the country's Ministry of H...
16:04, 2019-07-24

Vaping lung disease case total rises to 2,290, death toll reaches 47 Another 118 people have fallen ill and five more have died from a vaping lung disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday....
20:40, 2019-11-21

'Highly volatile' NZ volcano prevents body recovery, death toll rises to eight The New Zealand volcano that fatally erupted earlier this week is "highly volatile" and could explode again in the next day, making it too risky to s...
00:40, 2019-12-12

Iraq death toll rises as police open fire on protesters in Baghdad PM says there are no ‘magic solutions’ on fourth day of protests over living standardsThe death toll from days of violent demonstrations across Iraq ...
16:28, 2019-10-04

As death toll rises, scientists struggle to track massive, elusive right whales Though adult members of the critically endangered species can be as long as a city bus, their movements remain difficult to track....
20:52, 2019-07-23

Death toll rises to 8 dead, with more than 20 people injured, in New Zealand volcano eruption The death toll has risen to eight — after two people succumbed to their injuries — and eight people remain missing, after one of New Zeal...
10:56, 2019-12-12

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to 8 as island remains inaccessible New Zealand officials lifted the death toll from this week's volcano eruption to eight on Thursday after two victims died in hospital, as ongoing sei...
22:36, 2019-12-11

Crews race to rescue Albania earthquake survivors as death toll rises to 25 The quake in Albania Tuesday was followed by a smaller one in nearby southern Bosnia and another temblor Wednesday off the coast of the island of Cre...
13:20, 2019-11-27

Dengue death toll rises in Malaysia, number of cases close to double Malaysia saw a rise in deaths caused by dengue to 113 by August 3, compared to 70 cases in the same period last year, the health ministry said on Sat...
14:32, 2019-08-10

Spitting volcano keeps search parties off New Zealand island, death toll rises to six Fearing the volcano could erupt again, search parties were unable to set foot on New Zealand's White Island for eight people still missing on Tuesday...
12:20, 2019-12-10

New Zealand mosque attack death toll rises to 51 as victim dies from injuries in hospital A man who has been in intensive care since he was gunned down in the mosque terror attacks in New Zealand has died bringing the death toll from the t...
07:44, 2019-05-03

Typhoon Hagibis: death toll rises in Japan as ‘worst storm in 60 years’ roars through Threat of widespread flooding and landslides compounded by earthquake in Chiba prefectureAt least seven people have been killed and 15 left missing a...
04:12, 2019-10-13

Chile riots: Death toll rises as rioting continues over rise in subway fares 10,500 troops on the streets of Santiago while state of emergency and curfew remains in effect for six Chilean cities...
09:24, 2019-10-21

Vaping death toll rises as teen becomes youngest victim of mystery lung disease At least 23 people have now died from a vaping-related lung disease, according to the Centre for Disease Control...
05:04, 2019-10-11

Trump blames 'violent' video games as El Paso death toll rises to 21 – live Trump says mental illness ‘pulls the trigger, not the gun’Top Democrat: Trump’s response ‘reminds me of 1930s Germany’Sign up for the US briefing and...
18:56, 2019-08-05

Typhoon Hagibis LIVE: Rescue operation under way as death toll rises after huge storm At least 30 people have been killed and 175 injured after Typhoon Hagibis caused massive flooding in Japan....
21:00, 2019-10-13

Trump blames 'violent' video games as El Paso death toll rises to 22 – live Trump says mental illness ‘pulls the trigger, not the gun’Top Democrat: Trump’s response ‘reminds me of 1930s Germany’Sign up for the US briefing and...
19:12, 2019-08-05

Coast Guard says death toll rises to 6 after sightseeing planes collided in midair in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Coast Guard says death toll rises to 6 after sightseeing planes collided in midair in Alaska....
06:04, 2019-05-15

Chile protests: Death toll rises as rioting continues over rise in subway fares 10,500 troops on the streets of Santiago while state of emergency and curfew remains in effect for six Chilean cities...
06:56, 2019-10-21

Typhoon Hagibis death toll rises to 33 as Japan begins major rescue mission Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday as the death toll from...
17:28, 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis death toll rises to 19 as Japan begins major rescue mission Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday as the death toll from...
14:56, 2019-10-13

Spain floods: Death toll rises to six as extreme rainfall leaves path of destruction Six people have died as storms pummel southeastern Spain with heavy rains, leaving a path of widespread destruction....
22:40, 2019-09-14

UN gears up emergency food aid for hurricane-struck region of Bahamas, as death toll rises With initial assessments indicating that some 76,000 people in the parts of the Bahamas worst-affected by Hurricane Dorian need urgent support, the W...
21:32, 2019-09-05

Vaping-Related Death Toll Rises to 18 as Health Officials Sound the Alarm on E-Cigarette Use The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday that the number of people who have died from a vaping-related illness has inc...
00:32, 2019-10-04

Death toll rises as brain disease linked to fruit kills 20 children in 24 hours A BRAIN disease linked to eating lychee fruit has turned even more deadly as 20 children passed away in just 24 hours....
17:56, 2019-06-17

Greece storm latest: Death toll rises to seven after body found off the coast of Halkidiki The death toll following a horror storm in northern Greece has risen to seven after a body was found at sea....
19:52, 2019-07-11

Chile security forces' crackdown leaves toll of death and broken bodies At least 23 people have been killed in anti-government protests and 2,300 injured, with scores blinded by non-lethal projectilesHastily cramming spar...
10:32, 2019-11-25

Iran in flames as rioters clash with armed forces and death toll 'climbs to 27' Internet shut down as skirmishes spread beyond Tehran and angry protesters demand cuts to rising petrol prices...
17:08, 2019-11-17

Hurricane Dorian: Death toll rises to 20 in Bahamas as powerful storm takes aim at South Carolina The death toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has risen to 20, with more fatalities expected....
04:08, 2019-09-05

New Zealand recovery teams return to volcanic island, two remain missing; death toll rises to 16 New Zealand recovery teams returned to the volcanic White Island on Sunday but were unable to locate two remaining bodies in their search, as the dea...
05:16, 2019-12-15

New Zealand volcano eruption: Death toll rises to 15 as divers continue search for victims in near zero visability Police have confirmed another person has died in hospital after the White Island volcano erupted in New Zealand, taking the death toll to 15....
12:24, 2019-12-14

Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms At least three people have died from a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that continues to perplex health officials, the Centers for Disease C...
20:00, 2019-09-06

Europe floods: Death toll rises to seven as heavy rains batter France, Italy and Greece At least seven people have died as heavy rain hit the Riviera coasts of France and Italy as well as parts of western Greece....
18:04, 2019-11-25

Death toll from Kenya landslides rises to 56 as heavy rains lash country's north west The death toll from landslides in northwestern Kenya triggered on Saturday by unusually heavy rains has risen to at least 56 people, a local official...
10:12, 2019-11-25

Teen brothers from Chicago area among New Zealand volcano victims; estimated death toll rises to 16 New Zealand medical staff were continuing to work around the clock treating severely burned survivors of the eruption as the death toll climbs to 16....
20:00, 2019-12-12

Trump blames video games NOT guns for Ohio and El Paso shootings as death toll rises DONALD Trump has blamed video games not guns for the horrific El Paso and Ohio mass shootings....
20:08, 2019-08-05

Teen brothers from Chicago area among New Zealand volcano victims; suspected death toll rises to 16 New Zealand medical staff were continuing to work around the clock treating severely burned survivors of the eruption as the death toll climbs to 16....
14:32, 2019-12-12

Pakistan earthquake: Death toll rises to 25 with hundreds injured as houses collapse and roads split open At least 25 people have been killed after an earthquake hit the Pakistani area of Kashmir, officials have said....
10:16, 2019-09-25

Iraq unrest: Protesters shot dead as death toll rises during violent scenes in Baghdad and Kerbala Several protesters were shot dead in Baghdad today as violent protests continued across Iraq....
14:36, 2019-11-04

Typhoon Hagibis: Desperate rescue mission launched for those stranded by floods as death toll rises in Japan Japan's military is aiding a desperate rescue mission to save stranded residents affected by Typhoon Hagibis, which has claimed at least 30 lives so ...
18:20, 2019-10-13

Death toll from New Zealand eruption rises to 14 after authorities conduct harrowing mission to retrieve bodies from the island New Zealand Defense Forces Authorities on Friday recovered the bodies of six people who died after one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes erupted...
09:04, 2019-12-13

Death toll from New Zealand eruption rises to 14 after authorities conduct harrowing mission to retrieve remaining bodies from the island New Zealand Defense Forces Authorities on Friday recovered the bodies of six people who died after one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes erupted...
06:32, 2019-12-13

Mali’s government sharply lowers massacre death toll to 35 BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities have lowered the death toll from a massacre in central Mali that has prompted fears of retaliation. Mali’s gove...
17:40, 2019-06-12

Sudan's government is minimizing the death toll in the Khartoum attack Two state agencies have a different, smaller, number of protesters killed than an independent panel’s countDeath tolls can be hard to calculate. Viol...
08:28, 2019-06-16

Hurricane Dorian latest: Destruction 'like the apocalypse' as death toll rises The trail of destruction left by Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas was revealed today as aid agency workers described "apocalyptic" scenes when they re...
13:00, 2019-09-04

Mount Everest death toll rises to 10 as 'British man dies after reaching summit' A British climber has died on Mount Everest bringing the death toll to 10 this season on the world's largest peak, according to reports....
12:16, 2019-05-25

Typhoon Hagibis: 'Homeless men were denied shelter' in middle of storm, as death toll rises to 66 Two homeless men were turned away from shelters during Japan's worst storm in decades, sparking outrage in a country still reeling from the Typhoon H...
12:04, 2019-10-15

Iraqi police fire on protesters as anti-government unrest grows, death toll passes 100 BAGHDAD — At least eight people were killed in new clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government protesters on Sunday, the sixth da...
23:16, 2019-10-06

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 60 new measles cases across 26 states The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measle...
18:20, 2019-05-27

Measles outbreak: All you need to know about the MMR vaccine, symptoms and measles rash The number of measles cases identified worldwide has surged 50% in a stark revelation by the World Health Organisation (WHO)....
11:48, 2019-05-17

Samoa in Christmas lockdown as measles deaths top 50 The small Pacific island nation of Samoa has closed schools and is restricting travel ahead of the Christmas holiday season as the death toll from a ...
06:52, 2019-12-02

Samoa races to deliver measles vaccinations in 'every household' Measles-hit Samoa has set two days to finish a mass vaccination of its 200,000 population as the death toll has risen to 62, mostly children. The cou...
05:24, 2019-12-05

Samoa races to deliver measles vaccinations to 'every household' Measles-hit Samoa has set two days to finish a mass vaccination of its 200,000 population as the death toll has risen to 62, mostly children. The cou...
18:20, 2019-12-05

Samoa declares emergency after six people killed by measles A massive measles outbreak has claimed the lives of six people in Samoa, prompting the country to close all of its schools and ban children from publ...
05:48, 2019-11-18

Samoa Closes Schools as Measles Epidemic Kills at Least 16 Over 1,000 cases of measles have been recorded in the Pacific island country, with the casualties including a 7-month-old. “This is very much out of ...
07:00, 2019-11-19

Samoa Closes Schools as Measles Epidemic Kills at Least 6 “This is very much out of control,” a vaccine expert said, as the Pacific island country barred children from public gatherings and declared mandator...
12:08, 2019-11-18

Samoa measles deaths rise above 50, mostly small children The death toll from a measles outbreak in Samoa climbed to 53, the government said on Monday, as the number of people infected in the small Pacific n...
03:32, 2019-12-02

UN team aids Samoa response to deadly measles epidemic UN teams are on the ground in Samoa as the country combats a deadly measles epidemic. So far, there have been more than 4,200 cases and 62 deaths, ma...
21:52, 2019-12-05

Samoa measles cases, deaths more than double over past week The number of suspected cases of measles on the Pacific island of Samoa has more than doubled over the past week to 3,530 and deaths related to the o...
06:08, 2019-12-01

Samoa declares state of emergency as measles spreads across Pacific Samoa declared a state of emergency this weekend, media reported, closing all schools and cracking down on public gatherings, after several deaths li...
04:00, 2019-11-17

Samoa declares state of emergency over deadly measles epidemic At least six deaths have been linked to the outbreak, in a nation where vaccination rates are alarmingly lowSamoa has closed all schools and cracked ...
07:32, 2019-11-17

Samoa arrests anti-vaxxer amid measles epidemic Samoa has arrested an anti-vaccine campaigner after he reportedly ignored a written warning to stop his activities. The island nation is in the grip ...
13:24, 2019-12-06

Decorated with butterflies, infant-sized coffins sent to measles-ravaged Samoa Volunteers in the New Zealand city of Rotorua are preparing two dozen white-lined coffins to be transported to Samoa at the end of the week as the me...
02:36, 2019-12-09

Samoa measles crisis: 100 new cases as anti-vaccination activist charged Nation lifts two-day curfew amid rise in mandatory vaccinations and arrest of ‘anti-vaxxer’Samoa has said nearly 90% of eligible people have been vac...
07:00, 2019-12-07

Samoa charges anti-vaxxer as deadly measles epidemic shuts down nation The battle to quell the devastating outbreak has been complicated by a vocal anti-vaccination movement, officials say....
19:40, 2019-12-06

Samoa extends measles state of emergency, NZ to fund Pacific vaccination campaign The South Pacific island nation of Samoa on Saturday extended a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak which has killed 72 people, mostly infan...
08:20, 2019-12-14

Will There Be Another Government Shutdown? As the House's impeachment inquiry continues, lawmakers in Washington are staring down a government shutdown deadline, too....
18:04, 2019-11-08

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Human Rights Day, Samoa measles, COP25, economic slowdown, Myanmar at ICJ A recap of Tuesday’s stories includes a day of activism on Human Rights Day; 70 Samoan lives now claimed by measles; COP25 news roundup from Madrid; ...
23:00, 2019-12-10

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Samoa measles epidemic, Dozens die off Mauritania, Volunteer Day and Zambia’s food troubles A recap of Thursday’s top stories: Dozens of migrants drowned off Mauritanian coast; measles grip Samoa as social media campaigns spread misinformati...
22:52, 2019-12-05

New Zealand's eruption toll rises as search goes on New Zealand recovery teams braving fumes and heat have failed to find the last two missing of the White Island eruption. The nation's accident law co...
08:00, 2019-12-15

What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declare...
12:24, 2019-04-29

Measles toll in Congo exceeds 5,000, WHO says A measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 5,000 people this year, many of them young children, the World Health Organization ...
13:52, 2019-12-05

Albania quake toll rises, fears of aftershocks Rescuers worked through the night to search through the rubble of buildings in Albania, following a major earthquake early on Tuesday. Another large ...
13:56, 2019-11-27

Trump dangles government shutdown as impeachment looms Congress and the White House have until Nov. 21 to pass a spending bill to keep the federal government operating, but President Trump isn’t making an...
05:20, 2019-11-08

No deal on government funding as Thursday shutdown approaches House and Senate leaders were unable to reach a deal on a short-term spending deal this weekend as a government shutdown looms on Thursday, according...
18:12, 2019-11-18

'I had breakdowns': recovering from the 2018 government shutdown as another looms Oyawele Dumas’s reduced earnings as a childcare provider marred her credit and forced her to hustle for other jobsIt has been almost a year since Don...
13:24, 2019-11-06

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declare...
13:12, 2019-04-29

The White House and Congress are barreling toward another government shutdown deadline Evan Vucci/AP The White House and Congress secured a temporary spending fix in the eleventh hour last week. But that runs only through the next three...
17:48, 2019-11-26

U.S. records one new case in measles outbreak One new case of measles was reported this weekend in the United States, with the country suffering its worst outbreak of the highly contagious and so...
09:32, 2019-11-11

US measles count rises to 764, driven by New York outbreaks NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say at least 60 more measles cases have been reported, increasing a 2019 tally that is already the highest in 2...
16:36, 2019-05-06

CDC: Number of confirmed U.S. measles cases rises to 1,044 in 28 states The number of measles cases in the United States this year rose to 1,044, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
01:24, 2019-06-18

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building c...
06:40, 2019-06-24

U.S. Senate passes budget deal, averting prospect of government shutdown The legislation passed by a 67-28 vote as Trump and his GOP allies relied on lots of Democratic votes to propel it over the finish line....
20:24, 2019-08-01

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases...
22:04, 2019-05-13

‘Unprecedented’ 100,000 people hit by measles outbreak across Europe Measles is spreading at a terrifying rate across Europe with more than 100,000 people hit by the outbreak in the last year. Authorities are being urg...
21:32, 2019-05-10

4 Your Health: Measles outbreak continues to grow in U.S. (NBC News)- The measles outbreak in the United States continues to grow. As of last Thursday, the number of cases reached 1,241, according to the Ce...
03:00, 2019-09-10

DR Congo measles: Nearly 5,000 dead in major outbreak Almost 250,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are thought to have been infected in 2019....
19:08, 2019-11-21

U.S. recorded two new cases in measles outbreak last week Two new cases of measles were reported in the United States last week, in the latest sign that health authorities have yet to take control of the nat...
16:44, 2019-09-23

Samoa fights measles door-to-door in battle on anti-vaccination messages Samoa on Thursday closed all non-essential public and private services for two days to combat a measles epidemic that has killed more than 60 people,...
07:48, 2019-12-05

Samoa goes door-to-door to fight measles, combat anti-vaccination messages Samoa closed all non-essential public and private services on Thursday to combat a measles epidemic that has killed more than 60 people, mostly babie...
03:44, 2019-12-05

House passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Thursday to avoid another government shutdown by extending federal funding through Nov. 21. The short-term ...
23:52, 2019-09-19

Measles ‘misinformation campaigns’ through social media, fuel rising toll Measles deaths and infections in 2019 are set to “substantially exceed” last year’s toll when more than 142,000 people died from the preventable dise...
19:44, 2019-12-05

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in pub...
18:20, 2019-06-13

U.S. measles outbreak soars to 839, with 75 new cases according to latest CDC report The number of measles cases reported in the U.S. has risen to 839, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up ...
18:24, 2019-05-13

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles c...
18:24, 2019-05-27

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new c...
18:08, 2019-05-20

Europe measles outbreak infects 34,000: travel advisory More than 34,000 Europeans were infected with the measles during the first two months of 2019, most of whom are in Ukraine but who inhabit 42 countri...
18:40, 2019-05-07

Measles cases spike in US as outbreak in New York worsens In just one week, the number of measles cases around the country so far this year jumped 20 percent, according to new CDC data....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Measles cases in NYC rise to 329, outbreak expected to worsen The number of confirmed measles cases in New York City has increased to 329 since October, and according to the city’s health department, the outbrea...
02:28, 2019-04-16

28 quarantined on Scientology cruise ship over measles outbreak WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao announced Saturday that 17 crew members and 11 passengers must stay aboard a ship owned by the Chur...
16:12, 2019-05-12

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, ...
17:12, 2019-05-13

City declares end to measles outbreak, but urges caution Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday declared the end to a months-long public health emergency over an outbreak of measles in Brooklyn that infected 654 p...
02:16, 2019-09-04

Current U.S. measles outbreak ‘completely avoidable,’ officials say There have been more than 700 cases of measles in the U.S. this year so far, the highest in 25 years....
12:50, 2019-05-01

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain...
15:32, 2019-05-05

New Zealand measles outbreak prompts travel warning New Zealand is asking travelers to make sure they are immunized for measles before traveling to its biggest city, Auckland, as the country faces its ...
04:56, 2019-08-30

CDC confirms 1,022 measles cases as outbreak reaches 28 states Measles cases have hit a record number of 1,022, as outbreaks continue to plague patches of the United States....
22:28, 2019-06-10

Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the ...
17:08, 2019-05-06

Another yeshiva closed in Brooklyn amid measles outbreak The city Health Department shuttered another Brooklyn yeshiva on Wednesday for refusing orders to fight the measles outbreak, officials said....
05:00, 2019-05-09

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since outbreak began Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since the s...
17:40, 2019-09-16

U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot and their ex...
16:56, 2019-04-28

More Than 700 at 2 California Universities Under Quarantine Amid Measles Outbreak The number of staff members and students who were under quarantine on Friday was up by about 400 from the day before, according to the authorities....
03:44, 2019-04-27

NYC measles outbreak: First vaccination fines, 4 more schools shut down New York City’s Board of Health is issuing civil summonses for three people who didn’t comply with the mandatory measles vaccination order....
23:00, 2019-04-18

U.S. measles outbreak triggers quarantine at two Los Angeles universities A nationwide measles outbreak has led health officials to quarantine dozens of people at two Los Angeles universities, officials said on Thursday....
01:52, 2019-04-26

U.S. reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994 The most widespread U.S. measles outbreak in a quarter-century has infected 60 new patients in the last week, raising the total number of confirmed c...
16:24, 2019-05-06

U.S. records 71 new measles cases in week as outbreak spreads The United States recorded 71 new measles cases last week, a 13 percent increase as the country faces its second-worst outbreak of the disease in alm...
17:28, 2019-04-22

Measles Outbreak Now at 880 Cases, With Fastest Growth Still in New York Warming weather usually slows transmission of the virus, but it is not clear that this outbreak is fading, experts said....
23:12, 2019-05-21

Trump signs temporary spending bill, punting government-shutdown risks to just before Christmas Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump on Thursday approved a measure that would temporarily stave off the threat of a government shutdown. But the spe...
00:44, 2019-11-22

Trump signs bill to fund government until November, punting shutdown risks to later this fall REUTERS/Carlos Barria Trump signed into law an agreement to keep the government open until November 21. The move punted a likely standoff over borde...
00:28, 2019-09-28

Trump signs temporary spending bill, punting government shutdown risks to just before Christmas Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump on Thursday approved a measure that would temporarily stave off the threat of a government shutdown. But the spe...
00:24, 2019-11-22

Fiji to postpone sports contests as it battles measles outbreak Fiji has asked its sports federations to postpone all competitions until January, in a bid to rein in the spread of a measles outbreak that has kille...
09:16, 2019-12-04

US records 33 new measles cases in a week in worst outbreak since 1992 Total confirmed cases for year so far rises to 1,077Most new cases occur in New York Thirty-three new measles cases were recorded in the US last week...
18:52, 2019-06-24

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported...
17:20, 2019-06-10

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Summer camp is the newest front in the battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in nearly three decades . Vaccinations a...
14:36, 2019-06-16

90 New Cases of Measles Reported as Outbreak Continues at Record Pace This year’s outbreak is on course to be the worst since measles was eliminated as an endemic disease in 2000....
20:16, 2019-04-15

CDC warns US could lose measles elimination status if outbreak continues The total number of confirmed cases this year is nearing 1,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
23:16, 2019-05-30

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spre...
19:40, 2019-07-08

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish commu...
08:40, 2019-05-17

U.S. records 25 new measles cases as outbreak spreads to Ohio, Alaska The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases this year to 1,148 in the country's worst outbreak in a ...
19:04, 2019-07-22

NYC mayor orders mandatory measles vaccinations after Brooklyn outbreak New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday in response to a measles outbreak, requiring un...
17:12, 2019-04-09

NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health D...
21:08, 2019-04-24

'Completely avoidable' measles outbreak hits 25-year high in US Officials say more than 700 Americans have been infected, calling the outbreak "completely avoidable"....
21:08, 2019-04-29

CDC: Record measles outbreak fueled by anti-vaccination propaganda The U.S. is experiencing its largest measles outbreak in a quarter-century with no end in sight....
01:56, 2019-04-30

U.S. records 16 new measles cases as outbreak shows signs of slowing The United States recorded 16 new measles cases between July 18 and July 25, federal health officials said on Monday, as the spread of the disease, w...
18:52, 2019-07-29

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, com...
21:16, 2019-06-19

Measles Outbreak Prompts Quarantines at U.C.L.A. and California State-Los Angeles More than 200 university students and employees in Los Angeles County may have been exposed to measles and were given quarantine orders this week....
17:20, 2019-04-26

Bill de Blasio declares end to measles outbreak, but urges caution Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday declared the end to a months-long public health emergency over an outbreak of measles in Brooklyn that infected 654 p...
20:48, 2019-09-03

More Than 4,000 People Died From Measles in World’s Largest Outbreak in Congo (DAKAR, Senegal) — More than 4,000 people have died in Congo this year in the world’s largest measles outbreak, the United Nations childr...
20:12, 2019-10-09

Explainer: Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the ...
15:48, 2019-05-06

Measles outbreak sparks quarantine orders at 2 Los Angeles universities Some students and employees at two Los Angeles universities have been quarantined due to possible contact with the measles virus, official said....
02:20, 2019-04-26

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
21:52, 2019-05-23

Specter of Thanksgiving government shutdown looms as Pentagon backers struggle for compromise to keep funds flowing NOT RULING IT OUT: President Trump is not committed to signing an extension of a stopgap continuing resolution, or C.R., which expires Nov. 21, which...
13:56, 2019-11-04

Ayanna Pressley is taking a stand for contract government workers who are still hurting from the 2018-2019 shutdown Joshua Thomas Federal contractors lost five weeks of pay during the 2018-2019 government shutdown. President Trump signed legislation for federal emp...
21:08, 2019-11-27

U.S. records 1,000th case of measles, officials blame misinformation for outbreak The United States has recorded 1,001 measles cases so far this year in the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease in more than a quarter-cen...
00:24, 2019-06-06

U.C.L.A. and California State-Los Angeles Order Quarantines Amid Measles Outbreak More than 200 university students and employees in Los Angeles County may have been exposed to measles and were given quarantine orders this week....
23:12, 2019-05-21

U.S. measles outbreak hits 'completely avoidable' 25-year-high: officials The number of measles cases in the United States has reached a 25-year peak, propelled by the spread of misinformation about the vaccine that can pre...
18:16, 2019-04-29

US measles outbreak helps boost Merck's vaccine sales in second quarter Sales of children's vaccines, including MMR, jumped 58% year over year to $675 million, Merck announced in its second-quarter earnings report....
23:56, 2019-07-30

‘Monkey, Rat and Pig DNA’: How Misinformation Is Driving the Measles Outbreak Among Ultra-Orthodox Jews In some ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities in New York, fliers, handbooks and influential groups continue to contradict the scientific consensus that ...
21:04, 2019-04-09

New York declares measles emergency, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak A measles outbreak in Brooklyn, primarily among Orthodox Jewish children, prompted New York City on Tuesday to declare a public health emergency, req...
21:56, 2019-04-09

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids ...
00:12, 2019-05-29

Measles outbreak in Georgia linked to family of 5: state health officials A family of five is likely the source of a recent measles outbreak in Georgia, state health officials recently announced....
19:08, 2019-11-20

Anti-vaxxers are burdening the economy, says NIH doctor, as the measles outbreak grows "When people get sick, they lose work, they lose their finances from work, [and] they have hospital costs," says Dr. Anthony Fauci....
15:52, 2019-04-29

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical...
16:20, 2019-05-22

Amid Measles Outbreak, Quarantine Is Ordered at U.C.L.A. and California State-Los Angeles More than 200 university students and employees in Los Angeles County may have been exposed to measles and were given quarantine orders this week....
04:16, 2019-04-26

Health Department closes Queens yeshiva amid measles outbreak Health officials ordered a Queens yeshiva closed Monday as New York City struggles to contain the nation's worst measles outbreak in a generatio...
00:44, 2019-05-14

Global Health: Measles Cases Surpass 700 as Outbreak Continues Unabated The virus has been found in 22 states, and outbreaks in New York and Los Angeles are growing quickly....
18:56, 2019-04-29

New York City's largest measles outbreak in nearly 30 years has ended, officials say New York City officials on Tuesday declared an end to the largest measles outbreak the city has seen in nearly 30 years. ...
19:16, 2019-09-04

Robert Kennedy Jr. stands behind anti-vaxxers amid measles outbreak Robert Kennedy Jr. joined anti-vaxxers in Albany Tuesday railing against the proposed strengthening of New York’s vaccination law amid the worst meas...
03:28, 2019-05-15

Global Health: Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in pub...
03:20, 2019-04-25

Vaccine rates climb on ‘hippie’ island amid measles outbreak VASHON ISLAND, Wash. — Sarah Day is a school nurse with “street cred” when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washi...
14:24, 2019-05-20

Ohio has first confirmed case of measles in 2 years amid nationwide outbreak Ohio had its first confirmed case of measles in two years amid a nationwide outbreak of the disease, according to a new report. The infected person, ...
21:52, 2019-07-12

U.S. retains measles-elimination status despite worst outbreak in quarter century The United States has kept its World Health Organization designation as a country that has eliminated measles even though it had 1,249 reported cases...
21:48, 2019-10-04

Measles outbreak ends in New York City, but U.S. could lose 'elimination' status Study: School system segregation increased in 7 counties where districts have seceded — Senate Labor-HHS-Education markup slated for Tuesday...
19:08, 2019-09-04

U.S. retains measles-elimination status despite worst outbreak in quarter-century The United States has narrowly retained its World Health Organization measles elimination status, despite seeing 1,249 measles cases so far this year...
17:08, 2019-10-04

Measles Outbreak: Tensions Rise as New York City Steps Up Response An order to require immunizations in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community seemed to mobilize vaccine skeptics. Others worried that the effort did not ...
01:20, 2019-04-12

NYC orders mandatory vaccinations for areas of Brooklyn amid measles outbreak New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a health emergency in areas of Brooklyn on Tuesday and ordered mandatory vaccinations for those who may h...
18:36, 2019-04-09

Global Health: Measles Outbreak Now at 880 Cases, With Fastest Growth Still in New York Warming weather usually slows transmission of the virus, but it is not clear that this outbreak is fading, experts said....
23:48, 2019-05-20

New York threatens to close some Jewish schools as measles outbreak worsens Yeshivas and child care centers that refuse to comply with the city's order may receive violations, fines or may even be closed, the city's...
18:28, 2019-04-09

CDC says New York measles outbreak drives new cases in historically bad year for disease The CDC confirmed 60 new measles cases last week, mostly in New York, bringing the 2019 total to 764 — highest in 25 years....
20:32, 2019-05-06

New York orders mandatory measles vaccinations, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday in response to a measles outbreak, requiring un...
18:28, 2019-04-09

Nearly 300 Quarantined On Reported Church of Scientology Cruise Ship For Fear Of Measles Outbreak Nearly 300 passengers and crew members aboard the Freewinds cruise ship—which, according to Coast Guard officials, shares the name of a cruise ship o...
11:49, 2019-05-02

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
13:44, 2019-05-23

NYC health officials warn against 'measles parties' amid biggest outbreak in decades A public health emergency was declared in New York City on Tuesday due to a measles outbreak — and health officials are warning against the idea of "...
23:56, 2019-04-09

US officials urge some adults to get revaccinated against measles amid worst outbreak in 25 years Most adults should be protected from the measles, though some may need to be vaccinated amid the worst year for the disease in 25 years, the Centers ...
23:20, 2019-04-30

NYC health department closes a child care center amid measles outbreak New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio last week declared measles a public health emergency and ordered mandatory vaccinations for people living in Brook...
23:32, 2019-04-15

Upstate summer camps turning away unvaccinated kids amid measles outbreak There’ll be less “Kumbaya” at New York’s summer camps this year. As the U.S. fights its worst measles outbreak in 25 years — with N...
23:20, 2019-05-24

Melinda Gates expresses frustration with anti-vaxxers as the US measles outbreak intensifies "You need to vaccinate your children. It saves lives," says Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation....
15:16, 2019-04-24

Nasty US measles outbreak helps boost Merck's vaccine sales in second quarter Sales of children vaccines, which includes the New Jersey-based company's MMR vaccine for measles, jumped 58% year-over-year to $675 million, Me...
19:04, 2019-07-30

New York City cites 84 people for refusing to vaccinate amid measles outbreak New York City cited 84 people for refusing to vaccinate as the ongoing measles outbreak worsens, the city's health department said Tuesday....
22:16, 2019-05-07

NY county considers next steps after judge rules against emergency order amid measles outbreak Leaders in Rockland County, N.Y. are weighing their legal options after a judge ruled against banning unvaccinated children from public places. Todd ...
10:42, 2019-04-09

New York City Declares Public Health Emergency In the Face of an Intensifying Measles Outbreak New York City officials on Tuesday ordered residents at the center of an ongoing measles outbreak to get vaccinated or face fines up to $1,000, in th...
18:44, 2019-04-09

Anti-vaxxers continue spreading wild conspiracy theories amid measles outbreak BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 04: Anti-vaccine activist Del Bigtree speaks with journalists before entering an anti-vaccine symposium on June 4, 2019. (credi...
23:52, 2019-06-06

New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades....
00:40, 2019-06-14

Ransomware attack forces Baltimore government to go ‘manual’ BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young says a ransomware virus that hit the city’s computer systems has forced opera...
13:56, 2019-05-09

Syria insurgents recapture village from government forces BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria. Na...
13:32, 2019-05-22

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. ...
12:40, 2019-07-17

Push ahead with HS2 or risk decade of delays and fare rises, Government told The Government today faced growing calls to push "full steam ahead" with HS2 or saddle commuters with a decade of delays and rising rail fares....
14:40, 2019-11-12

Libyan government seizes US-made weapons from warlord's forces Libya's internationally recognized government says it seized four pricey U.S.-made weapons from troops loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar....
00:12, 2019-06-30

Maoist rebels attack Indian government forces, wounding 11 PATNA, India (AP) — Police say Maoist rebels have triggered a blast in eastern India, wounding eight paramilitary soldiers and three police officers ...
08:56, 2019-05-28

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of t...
18:08, 2019-06-06

Egyptian forces fire teargas on anti-government protesters Local media say at least 55 people arrested over protests calling for President Sisi to stand downHundreds of Egyptians took to the streets in Cairo ...
15:44, 2019-09-21

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold. Fig...
14:48, 2019-05-19

German petition on Taiwan forces government to justify 'one China' policy After a petition submitted by an ordinary German citizen made its way to the Bundestag, the German government will have to explain why it doesn't hav...
17:16, 2019-12-06

Syrian government troops, Turkish forces clash in northeast Syria: reports Intense clashes broke out Saturday between Syrian government troops and Turkish-led forces in northeast Syria, the country's state media and an oppos...
16:12, 2019-11-09

Death toll in Yemen war reaches 100,000 Data project says 20,000 killed this year and 12,000 civilians among total since 2015The death toll in Yemen’s war since 2015 has reached 100,000, ac...
17:36, 2019-10-31

Anti-government protests rock Iraq as security forces open fire on crowds in Baghdad CRISIS IN IRAQ: Protests that apparently began with Iraqis on social media complaining about unemployment, corruption, and lack of basic services hav...
13:44, 2019-10-03

Cyclist death count rises as another killed on NYC streets Another bicyclist was killed in the Big Apple Monday morning — bringing the death count to 18 this year. The cyclist was hit by a commercial truck wh...
18:44, 2019-07-29

As death count rises in 2 US shootings, a familiar aftermath People attend a vigil for victims of Saturday’s mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Loc...
21:52, 2019-08-05

Death toll jumps in southern Myanmar landslide A landslide in a village in Myanmar has left at least 53 people dead, authorities said. Monsoon rains have hammered Myanmar and other countries in th...
22:24, 2019-08-11

Hurricane Dorian death toll could reach thousands Dorian ravaged Abaco and Grand Bahamas islands when it stalled over the Caribbean islands as a Category 5 storm for two days....
01:24, 2019-09-08

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 10 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese activist says at least 10 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations dem...
11:16, 2019-07-01

European heatwave eases up as death toll hits 7 Most of the fires that had broken out Spain in recent days were stabilized, but firefighters were struggling to control a blaze in the central provin...
05:32, 2019-07-01

Refugee death toll tops 1,000 in Mediterranean Sea for 6th year More than 18,000 people have lost their lives in Mediterranean crossings since 2014, according to figures from both the UNHCR and the website of the ...
22:32, 2019-10-01

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their s...
08:32, 2019-06-05

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and f...
20:52, 2019-05-03

Death toll in Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth jumps to 38 The number of people killed after Cyclone Kenneth slammed into Mozambique has jumped from five to 38, the country's disaster management institute sai...
14:24, 2019-04-29

Multistate salmonella outbreak causes one death: CDC A multistate outbreak of salmonella linked to ground beef has caused one death in California and eight hospitalizations, U.S. health officials said o...
23:04, 2019-11-01

Tourist death count at Dominican Republic resorts rises Another American tourist died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic — bring the recent spate of mysterious deaths to six and prompting an...
14:04, 2019-06-10

'What death smells like': Dorian's toll expected to soar in Bahamas The smell of death hangs over parts of Great Abaco Island in the northern Bahamas, where relief workers on Friday sifted through the debris of shatte...
17:52, 2019-09-06

Death toll in Bolivian political clashes climbs higher Four more people were killed in Bolivia amid ongoing clashes between police and supporters of ousted President Evo Morales, bringing the death toll o...
21:52, 2019-11-17

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb ...
12:36, 2019-07-22

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, expected to spread: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where dea...
15:16, 2019-05-03

Egypt raises death toll to 7 in Sinai attack claimed by IS CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has raised the death toll from the previous night’s attack in a restive northern part of Sinai, saying seven policemen were ...
12:04, 2019-06-26

Dorian's death toll expected to soar in Bahamas: 'There must be hundreds' The smell of death hung over parts of Great Abaco Island in the northern Bahamas, where relief workers on Friday sifted through the debris of shatter...
20:32, 2019-09-06

Georgia man dies in Dominican Republic, bringing US death toll to at least 10 A Georgia man died in the Dominican Republic in March, adding to the list of U.S. tourists who have died in the Caribbean destination this year. ...
00:08, 2019-07-17

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where dea...
17:04, 2019-05-03

Monsoon floods wreak havoc on India, death toll up Parts of southern and western India have been hit hard by heavy torrential rain. The resulting floods and landslides have claimed many lives and forc...
19:24, 2019-08-11

Dorian Death Toll in the Bahamas Is Expected to Drastically Rise Reports from the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian are dire in the Bahamas, with a death toll now at 43 and expected to increase in coming hours and days...
18:40, 2019-09-07

Iraq: Death toll mounts amid fresh protests Fresh protests have broken out in Iraq, with several deaths in the southern city of Nasiriya. Dozens were injured as security forces used tear gas in...
21:08, 2019-10-26

China flood death toll hits 61, over 350,000 evacuated: ministry (This June 14 story corrects in paragraph two to show area of land damaged as 371,100 hectares, not 3.71 million hectares.)...
05:36, 2019-07-12

Death toll in fiery Russian plane crash climbs to 41 The death toll in the fiery crash-landing of a Russian plane climbed to 41 on Sunday evening, with some passengers still unaccounted for, authorities...
00:24, 2019-05-06

Rescuers keep working in Albanian town as death toll hits 40 Rescue teams desperately sought survivors under rubble in Albania's western town of Durres on Thursday hoping to pull out toddler twins alive, two da...
13:24, 2019-11-28

Cyclone Idai's death toll over 1,000, hundreds of thousands displaced Hundreds of thousands of people are still in need of aid after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in March....
10:36, 2019-04-15

Death toll in South Africa rains approaching 70, official says Almost 70 people have been killed in South Africa after torrential rains along the eastern coast, an official said on Thursday, and rescuers are stil...
12:32, 2019-04-25

Two more dead in New Zealand volcanic eruption bringing death toll to eight Two more people have died following the eruption of a volcanic island in New Zealand, bringing the official death toll to eight....
19:40, 2019-12-11

The Latest: El Paso victim dies, raising death toll to 22 A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) EL PASO,...
19:52, 2019-08-05

Hurricane Dorian death toll continues to rise in Bahamas The death toll in the Hurricane Dorian-ravaged Bahamas reached at least 30 Thursday, as search-and-rescue crews began pulling bodies and survivors al...
03:48, 2019-09-06

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and centr...
03:48, 2019-06-14

Black Death confirmed cases rises to 50 as dozen more infected with plague Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported another 12 cases of the plague in the same region, as the number of deaths th...
18:36, 2019-12-11

4 Your Health: National death roll rises to 9 in vaping-related deaths (NBC News)- A ninth person has died from a severe lung illness linked to vaping. Kansas officials say the male patient was over 50-years-old and had ...
00:04, 2019-09-25

As death toll climbs in Bolivia, UN envoy calls for talks to end crisis Anez, who declared herself president after Morales resigned Nov. 10 after weeks of protests against him over disputed election results, has said her ...
04:00, 2019-11-18

British climber dies on Mount Everest; death toll reaches 10 A British man has died on Mount Everest amid fears of overcrowding, as a record number of people attempt to climb the tallest mountain in the world....
19:40, 2019-05-25

Death toll from Indian floods reaches 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 147, state authorities said on Sunday, as rescue teams r...
15:00, 2019-08-11

Hurricane Dorian: death toll sure to rise as shattered Bahamians wait for aid At least 30 dead as rescuers comb islands for survivorsHomes swept away by ferocious winds of more than 200mphHurricane Dorian latest – live updatesF...
21:20, 2019-09-06

UK's pollution death toll higher than Ireland, France and Spain The UK has a higher death rate from toxic air than many European neighbours including Ireland, France and Spain, the World Health Organisation reveal...
11:16, 2019-06-27

US warns Turkey of red lines as Syria offensive death toll mounts Senior US official says invasion endangers allies in fight against terror as Turkish president hits back at critics of operationThe US has set down r...
02:28, 2019-10-11

Indian floods see death toll reach 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated Heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, while train services were cancelled in several floo...
16:52, 2019-08-11

Rain grounds Mozambique aid flights as cyclone death toll hits 38 Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, hampering efforts to reach survivors of Cyclone Kenneth as the death to...
15:28, 2019-04-29

Russian nuclear agency ups death toll in missile test explosion The Defense Ministry initially released a lower death toll for the accident on Thursday. Details remain sparse, and it is unclear whether or not radi...
12:12, 2019-08-10

Nebraska death from vaping-related illness brings national toll to 14 A Nebraska man has become the 14th person to die in the nationwide vaping-related epidemic, officials said Monday. The man, who was only identified a...
05:24, 2019-10-01

Human cost of Yemen war laid bare as civilian death toll put at 100,000 Report outlines deadly impact of direct targeting of civilians as researchers call for resolution to conflictAs the court of appeal prepares to rule ...
11:24, 2019-06-20

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thur...
12:52, 2019-07-18

Death toll climbs in Mexican cartel shootout as more US citizens identified The FBI has opened an investigation into the massacre of US citizens gunned down by drug cartels in northern Mexico — as the death toll has cli...
15:00, 2019-11-05

Iraq protests blamed on 'malicious hands' as death toll passes 100 Interior ministry spokesman denies claims security forces clashed with demonstratorsAn Iraqi interior ministry spokesman has said an investigation i...
04:24, 2019-10-07

Oklahoma: likely tornado wreaks havoc as storms death toll reaches nine Week of storms and flooding across southern plains statesMotel near Oklahoma City destroyed in ‘traumatic event’A likely tornado destroyed a motel, s...
14:04, 2019-05-26

Trump says he pulled back Iran strike because of potential death toll The president said the strike would not have been 'proportionate' to Iran's attack on an unmanned drone....
15:44, 2019-06-21

Death toll in Iraq passes 100 as police, protesters continue to clash The Interior Ministry said the toll was now 104 killed and more than 6,000 wounded in violence since Tuesday but denied government forces had shot di...
19:36, 2019-10-06

BREAKING: Another climber dies on Everest – season death toll hits 11 ANOTHER climber has died on the descent from Mount Everest – bringing the death toll on this climbing season to 11....
20:12, 2019-05-27

Bahamas hurricane survivors tell of children swept away; death toll reaches 30 Richard Johnson said his six-year-old brother Adrian was just too small to withstand Hurricane Dorian. The boy was blown into churning storm surge an...
05:04, 2019-09-06

International shipping industry under the microscope as whale death toll grows There have been eight deaths reported since early June, and examinations of five of the carcasses showed three of them had injuries consistent with s...
15:20, 2019-07-29

Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash....
22:12, 2019-06-22

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added t...
18:48, 2019-08-15

'No signs of life' around New Zealand volcano eruption as death toll set to rise Emergency services are working to find out the exact number of people killed on White Island after the volcano erupted while a tour group was in the ...
12:56, 2019-12-09

Death toll from tainted liquor in Costa Rica reaches 25, officials say The death toll from tainted liquor in Costa Rica has reached 25, with nearly 60 people hospitalized, officials in the Central American country said. ...
15:00, 2019-08-19

India issues new flood alert as monsoon death toll reaches 244 Kerala residents warned of heavy rain after 1.2 million people evacuated in four statesIndia has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern...
15:44, 2019-08-14

Turkey hails Erdoğan a hero as death toll mounts in border war Kurds and Syrians bear the brunt in a relentless conflict meant to carve out a so-called ‘safe zone’It’s an unusually hot autumn in the plains of sou...
12:20, 2019-10-20

Search ends for survivors of Albanian quake as death toll reaches 51 Albania ended its search on Saturday for survivors of a powerful earthquake that killed 51 people, and buried more victims of the disaster including ...
17:28, 2019-11-30

Vaping death toll hits 42, over 2,100 lung illnesses reported nationwide The number of fatalities has increased from the 39 reported last week, with additional deaths under investigation....
20:28, 2019-11-14

Death toll feared to rise to 15 in New Zealand volcano as 'no signs of life' seen Emergency services are working to find out the exact number of people killed on White Island after the volcano erupted while a tour group was in the ...
14:24, 2019-12-09

New Zealand volcano erupts killing at least one with death toll expected to rise It is understood around 100 people were on White Island at the time the volcano exploded and a major rescue operation remains underway...
09:28, 2019-12-09

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disea...
10:20, 2019-06-13

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease qu...
10:12, 2019-06-13