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8-year-old African child who was flown to the U.S. for surgery by NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has died

(Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for UNICEF) Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo is mourning the death of the 8-year-old African boy that he flew to the United States earlier this month for surgery to remove a tumor. The child, Matadi Sela Petit of Kinshasa, Congo, died after suffering a “rare and unpredictable genetic reaction to… Read More »

Man in Texas found dead in alleyway died of tuberculosis, state officials say

An x-ray showing the lungs of a person infected with pulmonary tuberculosis. (iStock) A man in Denton, Texas, who was found dead in an alleyway last week died of pulmonary tuberculosis, Fox News has confirmed. Carol Ann Walker, a public information officer for the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office, which handles cases in Denton County,… Read More »