3,000 earthquakes since July 4, and more big ones likely coming

Shalyn Pineda, the regional supervisor of Kern County’s libraries, picks up books at Ridgecrest Library after Thursday’s 6.4 earthquake dislodged bookshelves. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times) Southern California could experience another sizable earthquake over the next week, seismologists said Saturday. The … Read More

Kenya: Over 2 Million at Risk of Starvation

More than two million Kenyans are staring at the food crisis in July as the effects of a drought that hit food production and led to increased prices continue to bite. This comes even as the country’s grain reserves dwindle, … Read More

Honduras dengue epidemic tops 8,000

The number of dengue fever cases in Honduras has exploded in 2019 with the numbers as of May 11 topping the total for all of 2018. Image/CIA Year-to-date, Honduras has reported 8017 total dengue cases, including 24 deaths during the … Read More

Brazil: Nearly 600K dengue cases through early June

Dengue fever Aedes aegypti/CDC Brazil health officials are reporting a dramatic increase in dengue fever cases during the first 23 weeks of 2019, according to recent data from the country’s Secretaria de Vigilância em Saúde. From Jan. 1 through June … Read More

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