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Single dose of HPV vaccine may be enough for protection, trial suggests
Health News // 5 hours ago
Single dose of HPV vaccine may be enough for protection, trial suggests
Women getting vaccinated against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus now need two or three shots, but an African clinical trial suggests a single dose is just as effective.
Gout drug colchicine won't help fight COVID-19, study says
Health News // 7 hours ago
Gout drug colchicine won't help fight COVID-19, study says
The anti-inflammatory drug colchicine doesn't lessen COVID-19 severity, the risk of death or shorten hospital stays, a new study reports. Nor does it lower need for admission to the intensive care unit or a ventilator.
U.K. enacts travel ban as new COVID-19 variant catches attention of public health officials
World News // 21 hours ago
U.K. enacts travel ban as new COVID-19 variant catches attention of public health officials
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Britain has banned travel from six African countries as a precaution against a new COVID-19 variant that's being closely monitored by the World Health Organization.
Czech president hospitalized again after testing positive for COVID-19
World News // 1 day ago
Czech president hospitalized again after testing positive for COVID-19
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Amid surging COVID-19 cases, Czech Republic President Miloš Zeman is again in the hospital after contracting the virus.
French fishermen to block English Channel ferry ports, tunnel in protest
World News // 1 day ago
French fishermen to block English Channel ferry ports, tunnel in protest
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- French fishermen will block ferry traffic into the English Channel's ports and the entrance to the Channel Tunnel starting on Friday as tensions over post-Brexit fishing rights continue to escalate.
Chicago mother shot dead in same spot as her son 2 days earlier
U.S. News // 1 day ago
Chicago mother shot dead in same spot as her son 2 days earlier
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Chicago police on Thursday were investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old woman who was slain at the same spot as her 14-year-old son just days earlier.
Bidens send Thanksgiving message honoring lives lost during pandemic
U.S. News // 1 day ago
Bidens send Thanksgiving message honoring lives lost during pandemic
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- In a Thanksgiving video message posted on Twitter, U.S. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden sent appreciation to service members who lost their lives during the pandemic.
Hundreds of FedEx packages found dumped in ravine in rural Alabama
U.S. News // 1 day ago
Hundreds of FedEx packages found dumped in ravine in rural Alabama
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Local authorities are looking for answers Thursday after finding hundreds of FedEx packages discarded in a ravine in an Alabama county north of Birmingham.
France opens COVID-19 booster shots to all adults amid infection surge
World News // 1 day ago
France opens COVID-19 booster shots to all adults amid infection surge
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- France announced Thursday that any adult will be able to access COVID-19 booster shots as health officials stepped up their battle against a sharp rise in "fifth wave" infections.
Rare Roman mosaic depicting The Iliad found in British farm field
World News // 1 day ago
Rare Roman mosaic depicting The Iliad found in British farm field
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A rare Roman mosaic depicting Homer's The Iliad has been discovered in a British farm field, marking one of the most remarkable finds of its kind, researchers announced Thursday.
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