‘An outrage’: Global measles crisis killed 140,000 people in 2018, WHO says

A medical worker of Myanmar public health department inoculates a girl for measles and rubella during a nationwide vaccination campaign Source: EPA A global measles crisis caused more than 140,000 deaths last year, with data showing the number of cases … Read More

Albania Quake Rescues End With Toll at 51

With all dead believed to have been found, Albanian officials turned their focus to helping the 4,000 made homeless and remedying a flawed construction industry. People mourning Saturday in Durres, Albania, at  the funeral for members of the extended Lala … Read More

At least 100 killed since start of heavy rains

‘We are urging people to move to safe grounds. Of course, it’s uncomfortable. But at this time we’d rather they feel funny but safe’. Villagers mill around a house that had collapsed and killing one person on spot over ongoing … Read More

“Pig Ebola” is spreading uncontrollably in China and Vietnam

It’s an unprecedented outbreak of a virus that’s deadly to pigs. Health officials in Hanoi, Vietnam, spray disinfectant on a dead pig at a farm before burying it in an isolated quarantined pit to stop the spread of African swine … Read More

Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Hits Laos – EMSC

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported that a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Laos on Thursday, with the epicenter registered some 219 kilometers northwest of Vientiane at an approximate depth of 10 kilometers. There has been no information on damage or … Read More

Toll rises in Australian wildfires with more danger ahead

The death toll for wildfires raging across Australia’s most populous state has risen to four as authorities warn of worsening conditions to come. This NASA Modis satellite image provided by Maxar shows smoke from wildfires burning in New South Wales, … Read More

7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

A 7.1-magnitude quake struck the area near Ternate city of North Maluku province of Indonesia early November 15. Jakarta (VNA) – A 7.1-magnitude quake struck the area near Ternate city of North Maluku province of Indonesia early November 15. The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported … Read More

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