Latest News on Epidemic
Showing of 0 - 10 from 301 results
Epidemic - Total results - 301
Jun 04, 2018
US witnesses alarming rise in STD 'epidemic': California on front line with over 300 cases of congenital syphilis in 2017Sexually transmitted diseases have made an alarming resurgence across the United States, where 2016 saw a record two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, including 628 cases of congenital syphilis. But California, the most populous US state, stands out for its willingness to tackle the crisis head-on, with cases of the three ailments up 45 percent in 2017 from five years ago.
Jan 07, 2018
Proteins protecting mothers from Zika virus are harmful to placenta, foetal growth, says Yale University studyProteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika virus, and help pregnant women fight the infection, can harm the placenta and foetal growth, a study has found.
Dec 01, 2017
World AIDS Day: Around 40 million people live with the virus today; key statistics you should knowClose to 40 million people live with virus today. UNAIDS put their number last year at 36.7 million. AIDS-related deaths have declined by almost 50 percent
Nov 14, 2017
Dengue outbreak in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee's focus is on controlling the spread of news, not virusWest Bengal is staring at an outbreak of dengue which has reportedly reached the proportions of an epidemic. Instead of tackling the problem, the Mamata Banerjee government is more interested in suppressing data and arresting those who dare reveal the truth.
Sep 26, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Death toll mounts as Bangladesh hospitals struggle to provide aid to high number of refugeesMore than 200 Rohingya are being treated in Sadar Hospital, which has been inundated with patients, with a shortage of beds forcing doctors to house sick on sheets spread out on floor.
Jul 23, 2017
Over 2 million Indians registered for anti-tobacco programmes in 2016, says WHO20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit- tobacco initiative of the Indian government
Jul 10, 2017
Yemen cholera outbreak: 1,600 people dead as suspected cases surpass 300,000, says Red CrossThe International Committee of the Red Cross said the cholera epidemic in Yemen "continues to spiral out of control" since it erupted in April.
Jul 07, 2017
Researchers develop technology to identify fake products with smartphone appResearchers have developed a technology that could make identifying fake products as convenient as simply scanning them with a smartphone app.
Jul 03, 2017
Wimbledon 2017: Marion Bartoli reveals she was suffering from swine flu, feared she would die at SW19Former French Tennis star, Marion Bartoli says 'Dying at Wimbledon will be acceptable' as she returns after life-threatening illness for her commentating job at the Wimbledon.
Jul 01, 2017
Yemen cholera death toll rises to 1,500 since April; about 250,000 people infected: WHOThe World Health Organization says a rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has claimed 1,500 lives since April and is suspected of sickening 246,000 people.