Globe Trot: Good news on the Ebola vaccine

International | The world will be better prepared for another outbreak
by Mindy Belz
Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at 12:28 pm

LIBERIA: The new Ebola vaccine is showing further promising results, making the world better prepared for the next outbreak.

A nurse who treated Ebola patients and survived the deadly 2013 outbreak has died from complications during childbirth—and her family is blaming Liberia’s lead hospital.

Facing Darkness, a documentary on the medical teams that fought the deadly virus, will be shown in select theaters nationwide on March 30.

IRAQ: Iraqi forces battling to take back Mosul yesterday killed the ISIS commander in the Old City, Abu Abdul Rahman al-Ansary, not far from the mosque where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a global caliphate in 2014.

UNITED STATES: GOP senators are calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to investigate alleged widespread funding of left-leaning political groups overseas under the Obama administration.

The Treasury Department is targeting al-Qaeda in Kuwait for terrorist sanctions, seeking to eliminate facilitators and financiers backing terrorist factions in Syria.

SOUTH KOREA: Here’s the sweet backstory on the now-famous Robert Kelly family.

NOTE: Globe Trot is taking a spring break and will return March 27.

Mindy Belz

Mindy is senior editor of WORLD Magazine and the author of They Say We Are Infidels. Follow Mindy on Twitter @mcbelz.

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