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COVID-19 — A health crisis turning into a 'human rights crisis'

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday that the coronavirus pandemic is “a human crisis that is fast becoming a human rights crisis.”

Stopping new outbreak of Ebola in Congo 'war zone' will be risky

The Ebola virus has popped up again in the Democratic Republic of Congo, days after another outbreak was declared over — but this time it may be harder to fight.

Pollution so bad in New Delhi United Airlines halts flights

New Delhi - The air in New Deli has remained "hazardous" for days. Illegal crop burning, vehicle emissions, industrial pollution and dust from sprawling construction sites have contributed to the public health emergency and there is no end in sight.

Health care officials worry about Ebola virus becoming airborne

The World Health Organization predicted that the Ebola virus could end up infecting 20,000 people before it was brought under control. This assumes that international cooperation will be in place to intervene in stopping the outbreak on the disease.

Op-Ed: Feds guilty of condoning unsafe mountaintop mining practices

Mountaintop removal mining (MRM) is an economically advantageous way for companies to extract coal from the Earth, removing over two-and-a-half-times the amount of coal per worker hour than can be done with underground mining. But there is a downside.
 

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The World Health Organization said on Monday that an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been large...
The World Health Organization said on Monday that an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been largely contained in Senegal and Nigeria.
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Five and a-half million pounds of Ammonium nitrate and diesel fuel are used every time a coal compan...
Five and a-half million pounds of Ammonium nitrate and diesel fuel are used every time a coal company clears another area of mountain, according to Bo Webb of ACHE.
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The water purification system set up by Operation Blessing International.
The water purification system set up by Operation Blessing International.
Operation Blessing International Eye Witness Account

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