Scientists report two life-saving treatments for Ebola
On Monday morning, Director Anthony Fauci of the United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), announced a trial of four possible Ebola drugs was stopped early because two of them had already shown considerable progress in treating the disease and saving the lives of those infected. Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a hemorrhagic fever with a high mortality rate and spreads via human-to-human contact.
Hong Kong protests continue through police opposition, rainstorms
On Sunday, what organizers estimated at about a quarter of the city's population marched from downtown Victoria Park toward the Central district, despite both pouring rain and police disapprovalin the eleventh week of pro-Democracy protests against Chinese government encroachment on Hong Kong's rights and freedoms.
Hickenlooper ends US presidential bid, senate run possible
John Hickenlooper, who was a candidate in the Democratic primaries for the 2020 United States presidential election, ended his campaign on Thursday. Hickenlooper made his official announcement via a YouTube video in which he thanked his supporters.
South African 'Lion Man' killed by his lions
Leon van Biljon, owner of Mahala View Lion Lodge near Pretoria, South Africa, was killed by his lions on Tuesday. Van Biljon, reportedly often referred to as 'The Lion Man', had been in the lions' area attempting to mend a fence at the time, according to local news media.
Wikinews attends Texas Haunters Convention
Wikinews attended the Texas Haunters Convention on the last weekend of July in Mesquite, Texas, at the Mesquite Convention Center. Halloween-themed, the event was focused on equipment, techniques, props and costumes used in haunted attractions and home haunts.
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