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Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Deemed “Unfit To Work”

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Undated) -- A German prosecutor says the co-pilot accused of causing a deadly plane crash in the French Alps had been declared "unfit to work." Police found a letter containing that statement by a medical doctor in the trash at Andreas Lubitz's apartment in Dusseldorf. Investigators also discovered medical leave notes for a period time…

Traveler With Measles Stayed At Florida Hotel

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Kissimmee, FL) -- Health officials confirm that an international traveler with the measles recently stayed at Florida's massive Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Doctors say the person spent most his time in Osceola County, but between March 14th and 20th he also went to Miami-Dade, Orange and Sarasota counties while he was infectious. Doctors…

Trial Shows Two Ebola Vaccines Appear To Be Safe

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Undated) -- A medical trial for two experimental Ebola vaccines shows they appear to be safe. A branch of the National Institutes of Health reported the finding Thursday based on testing done on 600 people in Liberia. One vaccine was produced by the NIH and GlaxoSmithKline while the other was developed by the Public Health…

Lufthansa Adopts Two-Person Cockpit Rule

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Cologne) -- Lufthansa is now requiring two people in its cockpits at all times. The move comes after co-pilot Andreas Lubitz locked the captain of Germanwings Flight 9525 out of the cockpit and crashed the plane into the French Alps. Germany's aviation federation announced the decision late yesterday, mirroring the moves of several other airlines…

Investigators: Germanwings Co-Pilot Had Medical Leave

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Cologne) -- The Germanwings co-pilot who deliberately crashed a jetliner into the French Alps was supposed to be on medical leave. Investigators searching Andreas Lubitz's home today found a torn-up doctor's note excusing Lubitz from work on Tuesday, when he flew the plane into a mountainside killing 150 people, including three Americans. Investigators did not…