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Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40, hits capital - WHO

Madagascar has been hit with an outbreak of plague, with 119 confirmed cases and 40 deaths, the World Health Organization said.

Hope in Liberia, anxiety in Mali as Ebola battle rages

Liberia has set itself the target of halting Ebola by the end of the year, but the battle is far from over in the rest of west Africa.

Study finds HIV drugs could help stop vision loss

Drugs used to treat the HIV virus and AIDS could be used to fight against vision loss, a US university study said Thursday. Research conducted on mice...

Peruvian frog juice drinkers laud health benefits

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Frogs from Peru's Lake Titicaca are the main ingredient in a juice blend that some Andean cultures believe has the power to...

Health care M&A leads global deal surge

In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout. Large drugmakers are buying and selling businesses to control costs and deploy...

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone's late cocoa leaves bitter taste

The arable district of Kenema in Sierra Leone -- at the centre of the Ebola outbreak in May -- has been under quarantine for three months as the cocoa...

Guam private hospital won't open until '15

Bogged down by construction delays, Guam's first private hospital is unable to open next month as previously planned. The Guam Regional Medical City...

Sweden's Wallenberg dynasty prepares for sixth generation

Sweden's Wallenberg dynasty prepares for sixth generation

Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

Scandal‑plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies