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News in Brief

Kiran Soma, World and Nation Editor

April 7, 2020

United Kingdom Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recently announced their intentions to step down from their royal duties and settle in North America. This rupture in the royal family is one of the most dramatic events since King Edward VIII’s decision to abdicate the throne in 1936 (The New York ...

The Ebola virus spreads from patient zero to over 3,000

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

Who is patient zero? In epidemiological investigations, doctors often use the term to refer to the first documentated case. According to CNN Health and The New England Journal of Medicine, patient zero of the recent Ebola outbreak was a young villager from Guinea. First identified in equatorial areas...