December 14, 2018

Mutant bird flu strain hits China and Vietnam

A deadly strain of avian ifluenza is on the march again. The United Nations, World Health Organization says the mutant strain - able to sidestep vaccines - could be spreading in Asia. The variant appeared in Vietnam and China and its risk to humans cannot be predicted, veterinary officials … [Read more...]

Egypt hosts Palestinian-Israeli peace talks

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheik next week. Hillary is going to have another crack at Middle-East peace. It is hard not to get cynical when … [Read more...]