Health


Cholera outbreak death toll in Yemen rises to 180

In a statement, the Houthi-run health ministry said it was "unable to contain this disaster" and launched an appeal for help from global humanitarian organisations. The World Health Organization now classifies Yemen as one of the worst humanitarian emergencies in the world alongside Syria, South Sudan, Nigeria and Iraq.


New Mexico in Top 25 for States with Biggest Drug Problem

New Mexico in Top 25 for States with Biggest Drug Problem

Its law enforcement rank consisting of number of arrests per capita, number of drug arrests on college campuses per 1,000 students and prescription drug monitoring laws was also high at No. CT ranked in the 8th percentile for that category and 4th percentile for teenagers offered, sold, or given an illegal drug on school property in the a year ago.



Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

So criminals turned to targeted attacks instead to stay below the radar. Moreover, as anti-viruses and VPN understand new versions of the nature of such attack, they are able to prevent infections from initiating or disseminating to various parts of the world.



World Health Organization adopts measures to curb Ebola in Congo

Moeti said World Health Organization had assured the DRC Government of its preparedness to respond to the outbreak of the scourge after the government's alarm on it. In the statement, she quoted DR Congo Minister of Health, Dr Oly Kalenga, as expressing appreciation to WHO for the swift support in carrying out investigations that led to the confirmation of the outbreak.



British National Crime Agency says no second ransomware spike as yet

At Germany's national Deutsche Bahn railroad, workers were labouring under "high pressure" Monday to fix remaining glitches with train stations' electronic departure boards, a spokesman said. French carmaker Renault said its Douai plant, one of its biggest sites in France employing 5,500 people, would be shut on Monday as systems were upgraded.



World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

The most disruptive attacks were reported in Britain, where hospitals and clinics were forced to turn away patients after losing access to computers. Version 1.0 of this ransomware was discovered by Malwarebytes researcher S!Ri on February 10. He warned hackers could upgrade the virus to remove the "kill switch" that helped to stop it.