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  • World travel: News affecting world travel

     World travel: News affecting world travel
    Venezuela: Bandits arriving at a tourist beach by boat robbed 300 tourists at gunpoint before fleeing the beach in a stolen fishing boat. The tourists at Arapito Isla Beach on the Caribbean coast 190 miles east of Caracas were forced to hand over their valuables to seven gun-wielding bandits, but no one was injured. The country has a very high rate of violent crimes; tourists should use caution while traveling and refrain from taking valuables to public places.
  • Volunteers roll up their sleeves in battle against malaria

    SEATTLE On Wednesday, Dr. Rafael Hernandez will roll up his sleeve and offer his forearm to 200 ravenous, malaria-infected mosquitoes. If he's lucky and the Seattle scientists who cooked up the experiment are right Hernandez won't get sick. Nor should...

    Holiday gifts with a charitable impulse

    Holiday gifts with a charitable impulse
    You can make a holiday gift even more meaningful by buying it from a company that does good. The obvious choices are donations to causes that you know the recipient is passionate about. (And, when giving gifts, it's best to focus on their passions,...

    African health spending lags despite rapid economic growth

    African health spending lags despite rapid economic growth
    The little boy born just before sunset was lucky. He had stopped breathing just after his mother delivered him into a shawl as she lay in a cramped hospital ward here in this provincial town 100 miles north of the capital, Maputo. Fortunately, a group...

    Volunteers sign up for Ebola vaccine trial at UM School of Medicine

    Volunteers sign up for Ebola vaccine trial at UM School of Medicine
    Two years ago, Khandra Sears contracted malaria for the good of science. Two weeks ago, the 33-year-old postdoctoral fellow became a test subject in research to stop another scourge: Ebola. She was injected with 100 billion particles of a chimpanzee...