Health
Zimbabwe to see 1st HIV vaccine trial
It is preventive vaccine that will be administered to HIV-negative people

Hong Kong influenza death toll at 228 after 18 die in one day
Controller says still a high number of serious cases - 'flu surge will remain for some time.'

S. Korea bans Canadian beef over mad cow scare
Investigators tracking how cow contracted disease

Egypt researchers claim to treat cancer with gold
They said that all the animals treated with the nanoparticles had recovered from cancer in its early stages

France: Clinic to pay €2 million for switching babies
Families discovered they were not raising their biological babies years after their birth

2.5 million S. Sudanese urgently need food: UN
Valerie Amos said the South Sudanese people are physically and emotionally exhausted

Last bird flu ban lifted in Netherlands
November outbreak caused 250,000 poultry destroyed

Ebola drug trials begin; Liberians divided
12 volunteers were given the experimental Ebola vaccines on Monday

Brazil fights 'epidemic' of cesarean births
Nearly 85 percent of births are delivered by C-section in Brazil's private hospitals.