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Indian Prime Minister Warns Risks Of ‘Unchecked Population Explosion’

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi warned Thursday (15) of the risks of an "unchecked population explosion" in the nation of 1.3 billion people, the...

Superspreader events key driver in Covid-19 pandemic

At churches, on cruise ships and even in the White House, superspreading events that can sicken dozens, even hundreds, of people have illustrated the...

Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a...

WHO Decries Big Tobacco Bid To Rebrand World No Tobacco Day

THE World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday (29) condemned efforts by the world's biggest cigarette vendor to rebrand a day dedicated to raising awareness...

Uganda Starts Its Largest-ever Ebola Vaccine Trial

UGANDA has started its largest-ever trial of a preventive Ebola vaccine, an official said on Monday (5), amid fears of a potential spillover of...

Blood of recovered COVID-19 patients shows little benefit as treatment

Using blood of recovered COVID-19 patients - or so-called convalescent plasma - as a potential treatment is of little benefit in helping hospitalised patients...

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine deliveries could start ‘before Christmas’

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech could secure emergency US and European authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine next month after final trial results showed it had...

Delhi residents worry about toxic mix of pollution, COVID-19

Families in Delhi with pre-existing health conditions such as asthma are stocking up on oxygen cylinders and pulse oximeters, fearing that the city's worsening...

India startups seek high-tech solutions to colossal food waste

Startups and venture capital are pouring into what might seem an unlikely place: India's vast, outdated agriculture industry. Seizing on controversial new deregulation, entrepreneurs are...

Ghana Becomes Second Nation To Launch Proven Malaria Vaccine

GHANA on Tuesday (30) rolled out the world's only proven malaria vaccine for infants as part of a landmark campaign against the deadly mosquito-borne...