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August 23, 2018

Congo approves more experimental Ebola treatments in race to contain growing outbreak

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Democratic Republic of the Congo has approved four more experimental treatments for the deadly Ebola virus, in an effort to contain a growing outbreak in its restive eastern region that has already killed dozens. The country's health ministry announced late Tuesday that the ethics committee had authorized the use of Remdesivir, an antiviral drug made by Gilead Sciences in Israel; ZMapp, a monoclonal antibody treatment developed by San Diego-based Mapp Biop..
August 23, 2018

Man kills mother, sister before being shot dead by French police

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- A man armed with a knife killed his mother, his sister and seriously injured a passerby, before being fatally shot by police in the city of Trappes, west of Paris, the French interior minister said this morning. "French police were called at around 9:30 a.m. local time for an incident in a street of Trappes. When they arrived on the scene, they saw two bodies lying on the ground," the French interior minister Gerard Collomb said during a press conference. "The assaila..
August 23, 2018

Knife-wielding man kills 1, injures 2 near Paris

(PARIS) -- A man wielding a knife killed one person and injured two others near Paris on Thursday. The suspect was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Police have not disclosed a possible motive in the attack. The man was known for having promoted a radical Islamic ideology, but authorities have yet to declare the assault a terrorist attack, according to BFM-TV. The attack occurred in Trappes, a suburb about 40 minutes west of Paris, said police, who urged residents to avoid the area. “..
August 23, 2018

Knife-wielding man kills 2 in Paris suburb

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- A knife-wielding man killed two people and seriously injured another victim near Paris on Thursday, French authorities said. The attack occurred in Trappes, a suburb about 20 miles southwest of Paris, officials said. The suspect entered a villa where his mother lived and killed her and his sister, authorities said. A third victim, whom the Associated Press identified as a woman, was stabbed outside. That victim, who was gravely injured, was not a relative of the suspe..