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Measles cases nearly doubled in a year, UN health agency projects – UN News

Measles cases nearly doubled in a year, UN health agency projects - UN News

The appeal to Member States to close gaps in vaccine coverage follows the previously announced news that an estimated 110,000 people died from the highly infectious but easily preventable disease in 2017. “Measles is not going anywhere…It’s everyone’s responsibility,” said Dr. Katherine O’Brien, Director of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO. “For one person infected, […]

China vows to buy 'substantial amount' of American goods and services, US trade agency says | TheHill – The Hill

China vows to buy 'substantial amount' of American goods and services, US trade agency says | TheHill - The Hill

China has vowed to purchase a “substantial amount” of American goods and services, the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) office said Wednesday at the conclusion of three days of discussions between the two countries. “The talks also focused on China’s pledge to purchase a substantial amount of agricultural, energy, manufactured goods, and other products and services from the […]

Russia has formally charged Paul Whelan, an American citizen, with espionage, Interfax news agency reports – The Washington Post

Russia has formally charged Paul Whelan, an American citizen, with espionage, Interfax news agency reports - The Washington Post

MOSCOW — An American arrested in Russia has been formally charged with espionage, a Russian news agency reported Thursday, moving the case into Russia’s justice system and possibly deepening the diplomatic tensions with the United States.  The Interfax news agency report on Paul Whelan’s status could not be independently verified. “An indictment has been presented. Whelan […]

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