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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

China Reports Nearly 10,000 Coronavirus Cases

China says it has nearly 10,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus. The virus has caused 213 deaths in China where it emerged late last year. The World Health Organization...

Science & Health US Records 22 New Measles Cases, Bringing Year’s Total to 1,044...

The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease since...

Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia By James Gallagher Health and science correspondent,...

Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia, researchers from the UK and Thailand say. The parasites have moved...

Coronavirus Outbreak To Hurt Ailing Iranian Economy

After nationwide unrest in November, escalation with the U.S. following the killing of Qods Force Commander Qassem Soleimani and the Ukrainian airliner shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, all...

China Reports Nearly Half a Million People Have Had Close Contact with Coronavirus Patients

WASHINGTON - China’s National Health Commission reported this week that nearly half a million Chinese citizens have had close contact with individuals with confirmed diagnoses of the novel coronavirus...

Is There a Beauty Gene? Scientists Are Trying to Find it

For some people, having a pretty face is like having a winning lottery ticket you can cash again and again. Research tells us people who...

Every 15 minutes, someone in the US dies of a drug-resistant superbug

Every 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics, according to a new report from the US Centers...

New Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is ‘truly frightening’, says Wellcome Trust director 13...

The head of a major medical research charity has called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa "truly frightening". Nearly 1,400 people have...

Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 900

The number of deaths from a coronavirus outbreak in China has topped 900, while an increase in cases in Britain has led the government there to declare the virus...

Iran Reports First 2 Cases of New Coronavirus

Iranian authorities have confirmed two cases of the new COVID-19 coronavirus, the first in the country, the semiofficial ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday. ISNA quoted an official in the...