EU on high alert in response to early cases of Zika virus

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on EU on high alert in response to early cases of Zika virus 

BRUSSELS, Jan. 29 — The Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus which is suspected of causing birth defects, has reached Europe with reported cases found in Britain, Denmark and Portugal.

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England's life expectancy rises to 81.3 years: report

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on England's life expectancy rises to 81.3 years: report 

LONDON, Sept. 15 — Life expectancy in England has risen by 5.4 years since 1990, to 81.3 years, its highest ever level, figures published Tuesday by Public Health England revealed.

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Thousands of uni-bound students in England to be vaccinated against deadly 'freshers' flu

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thousands of uni-bound students in England to be vaccinated against deadly 'freshers' flu 

LONDON, Aug. 3 — A vaccination program was announced Monday to protect thousands of teenagers heading to British universities this fall against a deadly disease known as "freshers" flu.

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