SAN FRANCISCO — Traffic accidents, a leading cause of death among young people in Africa, kill least 1.3 million people around the world each year with millions more sustaining injuries, according to the World Health Organization.
SACRAMENTO — The World Health Organization (WHO) figures show that worldwide at least 13.4 million babies were born prematurely in 2020, and that one in 10 infants were born before 37 weeks of pregnancy.
SAN FRANCISCO — As the world marks World Malaria Day, scientists note a new vector is spreading the disease: “Anopheles stephensi” — a mosquito that can breed in areas are not prone to malaria, including cities.
Kenyan opposition leader and President William Ruto’s rival in the 2022 elections, Raila Odinga, over the weekend fueled calls for a protest on March 20 to speak against high costs of living in the East African nation.
As the world commemorates International Women’s Day on Wednesday, the United Nations says the digital divide between men and women has become the new face of gender inequality in the world.