Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
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Bill and Melinda Gates Pledge $10-Billion for Vaccine Efforts Speaking at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland, the couple said they hope the commitment would spur support by governments, corporations, and other donors for vaccinations ... with $34-billion in assets, the Gates pledge dwarfs the grant ... 04/15/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Bill Gates: $4 billion vaccine pledge historic LONDON – Donors promised ... million pounds ($1.3 billion) of new funding up to 2015. Australia announced on Sunday it would commit $211 million to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation declared ... 06/14/2011 - 12:55 am | View Link
Bill Gates pledge $2.3 billion for vaccines LONDON - Britain and billionaire Bill Gates ... pledge on Sunday by Australia’s Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, who said his country would donate $210 million to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) over three years until 2013. More ... 06/13/2011 - 1:40 am | View Link
Bill Gates, Donors Pledge $4.3 Billion for Vaccines LONDON – International donors led by Britain and Bill Gates pledged $4.3 billion on Monday to buy vaccines to protect children in poor countries against potential killers such as diarrheal diseases and pneumonia. The funding should allow more than 250 ... 06/12/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Bill Gates pledges $1 billion to GAVI for childhood vaccines (VIDEO) Bill Gates’ pledge of $1 billion was greeted with massive applause from an audience ... The audience applauded once more. More international donors are expected to donate funds to help GAVI save the lives of millions of children around the world. 06/12/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The Giving Pledge Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett are the 21st century counterparts to the Gilded Age's Carnegie and Rockefeller. But they have gone further than those ... 04/19/2014 - 4:07 pm | View Website
Bill Gates William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. 04/19/2014 - 4:00 pm | View Website
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation About the Foundation. Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation aspires to help all people lead healthy ... 04/19/2014 - 8:36 am | View Website
June 26, 2006 Mr. and Mrs. William H. Gates III I greatly ... Mr. and Mrs. William H. Gates III June 26, 2006 Page 2 BMG can rely on this pledge to immediately and permanently expand its activities. My doctor tells me that I am ... 04/19/2014 - 8:07 am | View Website
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation In 1997, the foundation was formed as the William H. Gates Foundation with an initial stock gift of US$94 million. The foundation was renamed the Bill & Melinda Gates ... 04/19/2014 - 4:26 am | View Website
Two millennia after the first Christian martyrs' blood stained Rome, the temptation of, and fascination with, religious relics endures.
"The Crusades were all about generating relics," says David Morgan, a Duke University professor for religious studies.
The series of wars, waged by European Christians to regain the Holy Land from Muslims, saw Crusaders bring back "hundreds and hundreds" of relics from Jerusalem, from Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) and other places steeped in Christian history.
In 1991, the so-called "sacred chin" of St.
Inside a chapel on the edges of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche.
Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman shot him in the stomach in St.
A celebration of the 407th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, America's first permanent English settlement, is set for May 10.
Jamestown Day will feature a variety of entertainment and educational programs at two local attractions.
Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain.
The ranches say they are using draft horses, the diesels of the horse world, in ever greater numbers to make sure they don't lose out on income from potential customers of any size who come out to get closer to the West of yesteryear.
"Even though a person might be overweight, or, you know, heavier than the average American, it's kind of nice we can provide a situation where they can ride with their family," said wrangler T.