Health

Italy extends time for vaccine proof for young school kids

Sep 22, 2018

Italian parents have more time before having to produce proof their children kids received 10 mandatory vaccinations

Italy confirms Legionnaires' outbreak from cooling towers

Sep 18, 2018

Officials in northern Italy say they have confirmed that commercial water cooling towers were the source of a Legionnaires' outbreak that sent more than 400 people to the hospital with pneumonia

UN says more worldwide going hungry, blames climate change

Sep 11, 2018

The United Nations says the number of hungry people in the world is growing and returning to levels from a decade ago, reversing recent trends, in large part due to climate change that is wreaking havoc on crop production in much of the developing world

Italy health authorities investigate pneumonia outbreak

Sep 10, 2018

Health authorities in northern Italy are investigating whether bacteria _ including the one that causes Legionnaires' disease _ inhaled from the water supply is behind an outbreak of pneumonia that has afflicted nearly 150 people

Children rights charity wins $1 million humanitarian prize

Sep 10, 2018

An international children rights charity based in Switzerland has been awarded the 2018 Balzan Prize for humanitarian achievement

Milan defender Strinic diagnosed with heart condition

Aug 18, 2018

AC Milan and Croatia defender Ivan Strinic will take an unspecified break from football after he was diagnosed with a heart condition

Hospital: Niki Lauda recovering well after lung transplant

Aug 6, 2018

The Vienna hospital where Niki Lauda underwent a lung transplant last week says the three-time Formula One champion is breathing without assistance and his condition is improving

Former F1 champion Niki Lauda undergoes lung transplant

Aug 2, 2018

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has undergone a lung transplant

Nibali has 'successful' surgery on broken back

Jul 31, 2018

Vincenzo Nibali will return to training in a few days after undergoing back surgery following a crash in the Tour de France

Italy: Quake rescue dog's poisoning prompts crackdown calls

Jul 30, 2018

The fatal poisoning of a rescue dog used to find survivors in a quake in Italy is sparking calls for a law targeting the practice

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