Archive for February 17th, 2020

14 Americans Taken Off Cruise Ship And Flown To U.S. Test Positive For Coronavirus

US & World | | February 17 2020, 9:20 AM

U.S. officials said the people infected with the virus were isolated from the other passengers. The two evacuation flights landed at military bases in California and Texas.

The WHO Knows Insulin Is Too Expensive. How It Plans To Drive Down The Price | | February 17 2020, 6:20 AM

Globally, half of the estimated 100 million people who are in need of insulin do not have reliable access. The World Health Organization hopes a "prequalification" program will help.

Rights Activist Xu Zhiyong Arrested In China Amid Crackdown On Dissent | | February 17 2020, 1:20 AM

Friends of Xu tell NPR that the prominent legal and civil rights activist was arrested on Feb. 15 in southern China. Xu had managed to evade authorities tracking him for nearly two months.

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