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Swine flu unstoppable, says WHO chief

World Health Organisation head Margaret Chan has warned a forum in Mexico that the swine flu virus worldwide is now unstoppable.The WHO says most H1N1 cases are mild, with many people recovering......

Zika outbreak is now a global emergency: World Health Organisation

The World Health Organisation on Tuesday declared an international emergency over the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to birth defects in the Americas, saying it is an......

UN declares Ebola outbreak 'threat to peace and security'

Volunteer Ruth Atkins receives an injection of the Ebola vaccine, at the Oxford Vaccine Group Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine in Oxford, southern England. Photographs:......

More than 1 million affected by Ebola outbreak: WHO

With more than one million people affected by the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the World Health Organisation has warned that there is "no early end in sight" to the severe health crisis......

One-fifth of under-five deaths worldwide occur in India: UN

India alone accounts for more than one-fifth of deaths worldwide of children under the age of five, according to a new UN report released today, which said nearly 6.6 million kids died globally,......

Bill Gates praises Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was showered with praise by Bill Gates for an impressive performance of rapid vaccination for children in his state, with the philanthropist saying that 'people......

How effective are pictorial warnings?

Pictorial warning on tobacco products may take time to come into effect but experts differ its effectiveness in actually dissuading smokers."Showing great results in 22 countries of the world,......

UN calls flu vaccine makers' meet on May 19

With concerns mounting over the spread of the H1N1 virus, the UN has called a meeting of heads of companies making influenza vaccines on May 19, in a bid to coordinate efforts to fight it and......

Chan hits back at WHO critics

The head of the World Health Organisation hit back at critics who have accused it of over-reaction to the swine flu crisis, warning it may return "with a vengeance" in the months ahead.In her first......

Five Indians among 40 influential pharma faces

London-based SPG Media, publishers of the annual World Pharmaceutical Frontiers survey, has included five Indians among the top 40 influential people in the global pharmaceutical industry in 2008.......

Will these movies win an Oscar?

Here's looking at some brilliant movies. The Toronto International Film Festival was very good for American movies, especially the indie kind. The Oscar competition is going to be strong and......

WHO chief going to the Olympics, says Zika risk low

IMAGE: A municipal worker stands next to a banner that reads, "Rio Carnival 2016" before spraying insecticide to prevent the spread of Zika's vector. Photograph: Pilar Olivares/Reuters. The risk......

Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

IMAGE: A municipal worker stands next to a banner that reads, "Rio Carnival 2016" before spraying insecticide to prevent the spread of Zika's vector. Photograph: Pilar Olivares/Reuters More than......

Brazil will make Olympics safe from Zika virus: WHO

IMAGE: A municipal worker stands next to a banner that reads, "Rio Carnival 2016" before spraying insecticide to prevent the spread of Zika's vector. Photograph: Pilar Olivares/Reuters. World......

Will Zika virus keep athletes away from Rio Olympics?

'So far there is no travel ban being pronounced by the WHO' IMAGE: A municipal worker stands next to a banner that reads, "Rio Carnival 2016" before spraying insecticide to prevent the spread of......
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A guide to entertainment in 2017

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