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Monday, April 8:

Tuesday, April 9:

  • New York City declares a public health emergency due to an outbreak of measles. The city’s health department in requiring people living in certain zip codes where the disease is spreading to get vaccinated.
  • A local elected official in Louisiana stated that the fires that consumed three historically black churches were intentionally set.
  • Actress Felicity Huffman plans to plead guilty in the college admissions scandal.
  • 96 people have been infected with E. Coli across five states. 11 people have been hospitalized but no deaths have occurred.


Wednesday, April 10:


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Friday, April 12:


Saturday, April 13:

Sunday, April 14:

A measles outbreak in Madagascar has killed more than 1,200 people. The outbreak is due to lack of resources, with only 58% of the population vaccinated against the disease.

The United Nations reports that 120 people have been killed since a Libyan military commander launched an assault on the capital 10 days ago.