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World 13 Jan 2021 | 5:01 AM

Report reveals grim infant death toll, cruelty at Church-run homes in Ireland

DUBLIN/TUAM, Ireland (Reuters) - Thousands of infants died in Irish homes for unmarried mothers and their offspring mostly run by the Catholic Church from the 1920s to the 1990s, an inquiry found on Tuesday, an "appalling" mortality rate that reflected brutal living conditions.

World 24 Nov 2020 | 12:36 AM

WHO urges resumption of immunization services in Africa amid COVID-19

NAIROBI, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- African governments should establish robust systems to facilitate resumption of immunization services that had been disrupted by COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.