A small kiosk that usually sells beer and soft drinks sells Kyro hand sanitizer in Helsinki on April 21. Kyro Distillery Company, known for producing a popular gin, switched their manufacturing to hand sanitizer. Kimmo Brandt / EPAAssociated Press5h ago / 12:24 PM UTCNew polio outbreak in Niger after vaccination suspended during COVID-19 pandemicNiger has been struck by a new outbreak of polio, following the suspension of immunization activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.  The United Nations health agency reported that two children were infected by the highly infectious, water-borne disease and that one was paralyzed.The outbreak was sparked by a mutated virus that originated in the vaccine and was not connected to a previous polio epidemic Niger stopped last year, WHO said, in a statement last week.”The poliovirus will inevitably continue to circulate and may paralyze more children as no high-quality immunization campaigns can be conducted in a timely manner,” said Pascal Mkanda, WHO’s coordinator of polio eradication in Africa.Janis Mackey Frayer and Adela Suliman6h ago / 11:51 AM UTCSenior Chinese official challenges Trump over coronavirus response, says U.S. wasted weeksA senior Chinese government official challenged President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.,


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