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    World Drinking Bleach Won’t Cure Cancer or Anything Else, F.D.A. Says – NYT

    The Food and Drug Administration was dragged into the online world of medical misinformation this week, telling consumers not to drink bleach solutions that are being marketed as cures for autism, cancer, H.I.V./AIDS and other medical conditions. It was the latest example of how health...
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    World City of Cape Town probes alleged assault of ‘homeless’ man – News24

    The City of Cape Town has confirmed it is investigating an alleged assault on what appeared to be a homeless man, which according to a witness saw the person beaten, pepper-sprayed, shoved and thrown to the ground. Executive director for the safety and security directorate Richard Bosman …...
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    World Sudan rain kills seven, leaves thousands homeless – Daily MonitorHome

    Heavy rain in Sudan has caused extensive flooding that killed at least seven people in the country’s south Tuesday, the state news agency reported. “Seven citizens were killed, two injured and 10 villages affected by rain and flooding in Jazira state,” SUNA said...... Read more via Daily...
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    World Tanzanian govt to publish names of all married men on website – Daily MonitorHome

    The city of Dar-es-Salaam will soon publish names of all married men in the coastal town as a measure of protecting women from dishonest men. Regional commissioner Paul Makonda said the names will be published in a state-owned website to stop ‘deceitful married men’ from … Read more via...
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    World Ebola Bond Pays Investors Millions While Congo Battles Outbreak – Bloomberg

    A new way of financing the fight against global diseases lured investors with annual returns of more than 11%. The deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa is highlighting shortcomings of so-called pandemic bonds in halting contagions.... Read more via Bloomberg – https://ift.tt/31CypZQ Get more...