(MENAFN - AFP) Two experimental Ebola vaccines, tested in Liberia on more than 600 people in a phase 2 clinical trial appear to be safe, the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) said Thursday.
The results confirm two clinical trials, each with some 20 people, that were carried out earlier in the United States.
(MENAFN - AFP) The Republican-led US Senate approved a 2016 budget blueprint early Friday, one that would balance federal spending in 10 years without raising taxes, trim trillions of spending dollars and repeal "Obamacare."
The process, in which several dozen politically-charged amendments were offered, saw Democrats and Republicans stake out their positions ahead of the ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Oil prices surged Thursday after Saudi Arabian jets struck rebel targets in Yemen, sparking fears that an escalating crisis in the country could threaten crude producers in the Middle East.
US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for May delivery soared $2.22, or 4.5 percent, to close at $51.43 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, its highest level in ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Few cricket fans have heard of James Laver, even though the master craftsman's bats -- likened to "Stradivarius in willow" -- have graced the innings of legends such as Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting.
Laver works in relative anonymity in the hamlet of Waipawa on New Zealand's North Island, hand-carving bats for his boutique Laver & Wood ...
(MENAFN - AFP) One month after Anita Rajput's son was crushed to death by two buses as he walked home in the Indian capital, the distraught mother cannot bear to send her remaining child back to school.
"Has anything changed How can I let him out on the road What if my younger son meets a similar fate," Rajput told AFP, tears welling in her eyes.