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Nipah virus outbreak linked to Kerala well with 'many bats'

Nipah Virus: Officials have tied initial deaths to 'many bats' in a well in Kerala from which the victims drew water, the government said.

23 May 2018 9:42 AM

Congo Ebola outbreak: Nurse becomes 27th victim to die from deadly virus

The nurse's death brings the toll to 27, with 49 cases of hemorrhagic fever, of which 22 have been confirmed as Ebola.

22 May 2018 3:06 PM

Nestle to cut more sugar and salt in its products

Nestle and its rivals are under pressure from a shift in consumer preferences towards healthier food and away from processed products.

16 May 2018 9:28 AM

Ebola outbreak hits Congo, WHO to send vaccines to fight virus

WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus in Twitter post said agreement was made in a phone call with Congo's health minister on Thursday.

12 May 2018 9:02 AM

Mass vaccinations can't prevent Ebola outbreaks

Ebola virus outbreak control depends on surveillance and the isolation of cases, according to the study.

11 May 2018 8:26 AM

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Rohingya refugees, host communities being vaccinated against cholera in Bangladesh

This is a second cholera vaccination campaign being held for the Rohingyas and their host communities.

08 May 2018 8:50 AM

WHO report is not correct, says state govt

The Haryana minister said that Delhi’s pollution level has always remained higher than these two cities.

05 May 2018 5:32 AM

Kanpur, Delhi among worst polluted cities

According to the WHO data, nine out of 10 people in the world breathe air containing high levels of pollutants.

03 May 2018 6:13 AM

Centre told to find solution to air pollution

Hussain writes to Harsh Vardhan to call meet of environment ministers of NCR states.

03 May 2018 5:52 AM

14 Indian cities most polluted in world: WHO

Stress on meeting reduction targets by experts.

03 May 2018 2:30 AM

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Dogs maul 3 young children to death, villagers take revenge by killing 13 animals

Villagers in Khairabad took law into their own hands after being gripped by panic over daily attacks that have left 14 children dead.

02 May 2018 4:15 PM

Dealing with teenage depression

Depression can strike among teens as early as twelve, making it necessary to evaluate them.

30 Apr 2018 2:52 AM

ICMR report pushes for smokeless tobacco ban in india

The major cases reported to our hospital are chiefly of head and neck cancer.

29 Apr 2018 2:38 AM

Typhoid superbug in Pakistan increases fears of global antibiotic failure

The typhoid superbug, resistant to five types of antibiotics, has infected at least 850 people since 2016, the report states.

20 Apr 2018 11:23 AM

UNSC must prevent Syria spiralling out of control: UN chief

Antonio Guterres has appealed to the Security Council to break the current deadlock on reported use of chemical weapons in Syria.

13 Apr 2018 12:00 PM

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Universal health coverage is the way forward for a healthy nation

The government at the Centre with an eye on the upcoming 2019 general election has announced through UHC a massive expansion of healthcare facilities.

06 Apr 2018 6:42 AM

India must revitalise its public health system

A recent heartening development is that the government has finally woken to the seriousness of India’s health crisis.

06 Apr 2018 12:22 AM

With no doctors available at C’garh hospital, woman delivers in auto

At a time when the Centre is coming up with new welfare schemes for mothers-to-be, things remain unchanged at the grassroots.

02 Apr 2018 2:10 PM

World Tuberculosis Day: 12 things you need to know

One of the leading causes of death worldwide, Tuberculosis is caused by bacteria that affect lungs and is curable and preventable.

24 Mar 2018 8:28 AM

Platypus milk may help fight superbugs: study

Platypus milk contained a protein with rather unusual and protective antibacterial characteristics.

15 Mar 2018 4:31 PM

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