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Ebola-free Liberia's churches turn out to celebrate

May 11, 2015

Ebola-free Liberia's churches turn out to celebrate

Drumbeats echoed across Liberia’s capital on Sunday as Christian leaders heeded the president’s call to celebrate the eradication of Ebola in the country following a horrific outbreak that claimed more than 4,700 lives in this West African nation. At New Covenant Outreach Ministries Incorporated, ...

Mystery of new bird flu virus still unsolved

May 9, 2015

Mystery of new bird flu virus still unsolved

by David Pitt

It’s been five months since the H5N2 bird flu virus was discovered in the United States, and producers have lost 21 million birds in central states alone. Yet, researchers acknowledge they still know little about a bird flu virus that’s endangered turkey and egg-laying ...

May 7, 2015

Amount of carbon dioxide in air keeps rising, hits milestone

Global levels of carbon dioxide, the most prevalent heat-trapping gas, have passed a daunting milestone, U.S. government scientists say. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says in March, the global monthly average for carbon dioxide hit 400.83 parts per million. That is the first ...