Health & Safety

Head of World Health Organization revokes appointment of Mugabe

JOHANNESBURG — The head of the World Health Organization revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” Sunday after the choice drew widespread outrage and criticism. WHO director-general Tedros ...

Press Herald

Schumer urges McConnell to put bipartisan health care bill 'on the floor immediately'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer urged a quick vote on a bipartisan health care bill he said has the support of every Senate Democrat, but Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he'll bring it to the floor only if he's confident President Trump will ...

New York Daily News

2017-10-22 19:40:59

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Lawmaker says her remarks about quarantining HIV patients were taken out of context

Betty Price (R) made the statement Tuesday, at a study committee meeting on barriers to adequate health care. Committee members had been discussing, she later said, why Georgia ranks second in the nation when it came to new HIV cases. “What are we ...

Washington Post

2017-10-22 18:45:01

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McConnell says Trump needs to provide clarity on health care

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he is ready to move a bipartisan health-care bill but first needs clarity from President Trump on what he is willing to sign. “What I'm waiting is to hear from President Trump what kind of health-care ...

Washington Post

2017-10-22 18:11:06

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Schumer: Bipartisan health care bill 'has a majority'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday that the Alexander-Murray bipartisan health care bill has support from a majority of senators, and he urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring it to the floor "immediately." “This is a good ...

Politico

2017-10-22 16:30:27

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World Health Org rescinds Mugabe appointment after US criticism

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Sunday it was rescinding its appointment of the controversial president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe to be its "goodwill ambassador," after the organization faced global backlash from the U.S. and others ...

The Hill

2017-10-22 16:21:04

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