jarun011/iStock(WUHAN, China) — The director of a hospital in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, died on Tuesday after contracting the virus. Liu Zhiming, 51, was a neurosurgeon and director of the Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, according to the Wuhan health commission. Zhiming’s death follows last week’sRead More →

Medley of Photography/iStock(LONDON) — A British government job ad calling for “weirdos and misfits” has apparently backfired as an adviser hired resigned after a string of controversial statements emerged. The original job was advertised on the blog of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, who is widely seenRead More →

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images(LONDON) — More than 300 Americans who were passengers aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which was quarantined at sea in Japan over the coronavirus outbreak, have evacuated the country on two flights chartered by the U.S. government, officials said. The flights departed from Tokyo International Airport andRead More →

iStockFourteen years after Colombia’s landmark decision to legalize abortions in some cases, the country is once more bracing itself for a historic vote. The Colombian Constitutional Court has until Feb. 19th to decide whether it will legalize abortion for pregnancies up to 12 weeks. The current law allows for abortionRead More →

jarun011/iStock(SAN ANTONIO) — A 15th patient has been diagnosed with novel coronavirus in the United States, health officials reported Thursday. The patient was among the Americans repatriated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak, and had been quarantined at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.Read More →