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Texas massacre exposes painful American divide

Texas massacre exposes painful American divide

Act 1 came Tuesday, when an 18-year-old gunman, armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, killed 19 pre-teen children and two teachers in a fourth-grade classroom before dying himself at the hands of law enforcement.

Texas massacre exposes painful American divide

Texas governor: 15 killed in school shooting; gunman dead

Texas governor: 15 killed in school shooting; gunman dead
An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing 14 children, one teacher and injuring others, Gov. Greg Abbott said, and the gunman was dead. It was the deadliest shooting at a U.S. grade school since the shocking attack in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, almost a decade ago.

Texas governor: 15 killed in school shooting; gunman dead

African scientists baffled by monkeypox cases in Europe, US

African scientists baffled by monkeypox cases in Europe, US

Cases of the smallpox-related disease have previously been seen only among people with links to central and West Africa. But in the past week, Britain, Spain, Portugal, Italy, U.S., Sweden and Canada all reported infections, mostly in young men who hadn’t previously traveled to Africa. 

African scientists baffled by monkeypox cases in Europe, US

One person killed in shooting in Oakland

One person killed in shooting in Oakland

Police found the victim off the side of a road with apparent gunshot wounds. The man died from his injuries at the scene and his identity is being withheld until his next of kin is notified, the police said.

One person killed in shooting in Oakland

WHO calls on Pfizer to make its COVID pill more available

WHO calls on Pfizer to make its COVID pill more available

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a news briefing that Pfizer's treatment was still too expensive. He noted that most countries in Latin America had no access to Pfizer’s drug, Paxlovid , which has been shown to cut the risk of COVID-19 hospitalization or death by up to 90%.

 

 

WHO calls on Pfizer to make its COVID pill more available

Rare cases of COVID returning pose questions for Pfizer pill

Rare cases of COVID returning pose questions for Pfizer pill

Paxlovid has become the go-to option against COVID-19 because of its at-home convenience and impressive results in heading off severe disease. The U.S. government has spent more than $10 billion to purchase enough pills to treat 20 million people.

 

 

Rare cases of COVID returning pose questions for Pfizer pill

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