Jason Beaubien

Jason Beaubien appears in the following:

Mets Terminate General Manager Who Reportedly Sent Lewd Texts To Reporter

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The team's owner said Jared Porter has been terminated after ESPN reported he repeatedly sent explicit messages to a reporter while he worked for the Chicago Cubs in 2016.


Migrant Caravan: Thousands Move Into Guatemala, Hoping To Reach U.S.

Monday, January 18, 2021

Some of the Honduran migrants in the caravan say they are hoping to see a change in U.S. asylum policy when President-elect Joe Biden takes office.


Argentina Takes A Shot With Russia's Sputnik Vaccine

Friday, January 15, 2021

The nation has been hard hit by the pandemic. The president vowed to start a vaccination campaign by the end of 2020. That did happen — but not exactly as they'd hoped.


Why The World Is Seeing Some Of Its Most Extreme Pandemic Lockdowns

Sunday, December 27, 2020

Even as the European Union began vaccine rollouts on Sunday, nations around the globe are instituting severe lockdowns and travel restrictions. Fear of the U.K. variant is a key reason.


Chart: COVID-19 Is Now Leading Killer In 5 Latin American Nations

Friday, December 18, 2020

Why are numbers so high in the region? Public health officials point to a number of underlying problems that let the coronavirus run amok.


Even Disaster Veterans Are Stunned By What's Happening In Honduras

Monday, December 14, 2020

Back-to-back hurricanes have taken an unprecedented toll on the Central American nation and its neighbors.


Global Causes Of Death: Significant Shifts From 2000 To 2019

Friday, December 11, 2020

The No. 1 and 2 causes of death remain the same, but there have been a number of notable changes. And now there's a new disease to assess on the global landscape: COVID-19.


Even With COVID-19, Heart Disease Is The World's Most Deadly Killer

Thursday, December 10, 2020

A new report by the World Health Organization shows the Top 10 leading causes of death globally. Heart disease remains at the top of that list.


Latin America Is Facing A Hunger Pandemic

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

A new report describes a region where hunger and malnutrition are sharply increasing — and only likely to get worse as COVID-19 pushes more people into poverty.


WHO Trial Finds Remdesivir Has 'No Meaningful Effect' In COVID-19 Patients

Friday, November 20, 2020

The medicine is one of the few to win regulatory approval as a treatment for the disease, but has fallen out of favor with the health authority.


Long-Lasting Anti-AIDS Meds Eliminate 'Psychic Toll' Of Daily Pill

Thursday, November 19, 2020

The drugs only need to be taken a few times a year — and may soon be available in many parts of the world. Patients say they are more convenient and less stigmatizing.


Protecting Women Against HIV Just Got 9 Times Easier

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

A single injection of a drug called cabotegravir given every two months has been shown to be more effective than a daily oral dose of Truvada.


The Campaign To Wipe Out Polio Was Going Really Well ... Until It Wasn't

Friday, October 30, 2020

It looked as if polio would be the second human disease to be eliminated — after smallpox. But "2020 has been a terrible year," the head of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative says.


Ebola Never Went Away. But Now There's A Drug To Treat It

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Regeneron — the pharmaceutical company developing COVID-19 treatments — has received FDA approval for the first drug aimed at another infectious disease that's been in the headlines.


Americans Are Dying In The Pandemic At Rates Far Higher Than In Other Countries

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Per capita deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19 and other causes are 85% higher than in countries like Germany and Israel. "The United States really has done remarkably badly," a study author says.


More Companies Are Using Technology To Monitor For Coronavirus In The Workplace

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

As businesses reopen, tech firms are offering monitoring systems to screen for the coronavirus. They range from apps that ask about symptoms to software that tracks employees' movements at work.


Nobel Peace Prize Goes To The Dog (aka The Mascot Of WFP)

Friday, October 09, 2020

The U.N. World Food Programme has a canine mascot named Foxtrot. Reports are that the pooch is rolling over with joy at the news of the prize.


U.N. World Food Programme Wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 09, 2020

The U.N. World Food Programme received this year's Nobel Peace Prize for its work combating global hunger.


10% Of Global Population May Have Contracted The Coronavirus, WHO Says

Monday, October 05, 2020

Despite the high numbers of cases, most of the world's population is still vulnerable to getting infected and this pandemic is far from over, the WHO's head of emergencies Dr. Michael Ryan says.


Kids And Superspreaders Are Driving COVID-19 Cases In India, Huge Study Finds

Thursday, October 01, 2020

Nearly 700,000 people in India were tested for the coronavirus as part of a massive contact-tracing study. The results served up some real surprises.