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VIJAYAWADA, Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Scrub Typhus fast spreading in cities

Risk of getting the infection is more where rat population is high. The disease is spread by harvest mite, a microscopic parasite of rodents (mice, rats and bandicoots) and humans. »
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Kolkata, Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Encephalitis toll in West Bengal touches 83

Fever clinics have been set up in all district and sub-divisional hospitals of the region. The State government had issued a red alert in seven districts of North Bengal and cancelled the leave of hospital staff. »
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

West Africa’s ebola epidemic is ‘out of control’

The ebola epidemic in west Africa is “out of control” and will be contained only if politicians, religious leaders and aid agencies urgently improve their response to the unprecedented outbreak, Me... »
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