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Daily News
Health Secretary exceeding his powers - RathnapriyaThe Health Ministry Secretary should withdraw his letter sent to Health Trade U
Health Secretary exceeding his powers - Rathnapriya
Daily News / Posted 22 minutes ago
The Health Ministry Secretary should withdraw his letter sent to Health Trade Unions in connection with 'thoroughly warning on obtaining the sponsorship of certain infant milk power producers etc' because he is overusing his powers which is a type of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Young Palestinian killed in Israeli fire in West Bank clashes—ministryAn Israeli army armored bulldozer moves burning tires during clashes with Pales
Young Palestinian killed in Israeli fire in West Bank clashes—ministry
Inquirier.net / Posted 47 minutes ago
An Israeli army armored bulldozer moves burning tires during clashes with Palestinian protestors in the West Bank village of Kabatiya, near Jenin, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Kabatiya is the home village of the three Palestinian men who staged a deadly... Read more
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dna
With two national centres, geriatric care gets a shot in the armTo give a boost to geriatric care in the country, for the first time, the union
With two national centres, geriatric care gets a shot in the arm
dna / Posted an hour ago
To give a boost to geriatric care in the country, for the first time, the union health ministry has decided to set up two dedicated National Centres on Ageing. The centres will come up at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
First Zika-linked deaths in Colombia Published: 11 February 2016 7:34 AM A pregnant woman holds a mosquito net. T
First Zika-linked deaths in Colombia
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 hours ago
Published: 11 February 2016 7:34 AM A pregnant woman holds a mosquito net. The Colombian Health Ministry began delivering mosquito nets for free to pregnant women after three deaths were reported in the country.... Read more
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Calcutta News
Teen Palestinian killed in Al-Aroub refugee camp by Israeli troops TEL AVIV, Israel - Israeli troops on Wednesday shot dead a teenage Palestinia
Teen Palestinian killed in Al-Aroub refugee camp by Israeli troops
Calcutta News / Posted 2 hours ago
TEL AVIV, Israel - Israeli troops on Wednesday shot dead a teenage Palestinian in street clashes in Al-Aroub refugee camp of the southern West Bank, officials said. Palestinian... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Spike in tourist deaths sparks ministry concernMost tourists enjoy Thailand, like this man joining in Monday's Chinese New Yea
Spike in tourist deaths sparks ministry concern
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
Most tourists enjoy Thailand, like this man joining in Monday's Chinese New Year festivities. But a 54% rise in deaths of visitors is a concern for the government.(M2F photo) Related Stories The Tourism and Sports Ministry is working to address the... Read more
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The State News
South American Zika virus met with little concern from some international studentsFor international students from Latin America, where the outbreak originated, t
South American Zika virus met with little concern from some international students
The State News / Posted 2 hours ago
For international students from Latin America, where the outbreak originated, the response has been less panicked. “No one really cared much about it, especially since less than two years ago we had an outbreak of a similar virus called chikungunya,... Read more
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The Tyee
De Jong Stayed Silent on Health Scandal for Weeks, FOI RevealsMike de Jong sat on information about an investigation into drug safety researc
De Jong Stayed Silent on Health Scandal for Weeks, FOI Reveals
The Tyee / Posted 2 hours ago
Mike de Jong sat on information about an investigation into drug safety research for seven weeks as British Columbia health minister and left his successor to reveal what would become a damaging scandal, newly released documents show. And the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Zika research to be published rapidly, and free: statementPARIS - Top research institutions, funders and publishers said Wednesday they w
Zika research to be published rapidly, and free: statement
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 hours ago
PARIS - Top research institutions, funders and publishers said Wednesday they would make all scientific findings on the Zika virus assailing Latin America available speedily, and free. Health ministry workers show larva of the Aedes aegypti... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Co. Warns More Zika Cases May Be AheadThere have been three cases of Zika in Dallas this month and the county's medic
Dallas Co. Warns More Zika Cases May Be Ahead
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 hours ago
There have been three cases of Zika in Dallas this month and the county's medical director expects more to come. "Fortunately, we’re in the off-mosquito (season), where our mosquitoes aren't active, but as mosquito season goes into active-mode that... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Palestinian youth killed in West BankIsraeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had b
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 hours ago
Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had been throwing stones at Israeli vehicles on a road in the occupied West Bank. An Israeli military spokeswoman said troops patrolling near the West Bank city of Hebron... Read more
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Daily Record
Morris health, pest control officials outline Zika precautionsMORRISTOWN - Morris County health and mosquito control officials are using bait
Morris health, pest control officials outline Zika precautions
Daily Record / Posted 7 hours ago
MORRISTOWN - Morris County health and mosquito control officials are using baits and traps to gauge the local threat of the Zika Virus and advising residents to discard or regularly clean outdoor items that hold standing water to reduce potential... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Firms are not yet sure how the Zika virus should affect their business-travel policiesREADING official advice, it is difficult to know how seriously business travell
Firms are not yet sure how the Zika virus should affect their business-travel policies
Namibia Economist / Posted 9 hours ago
READING official advice, it is difficult to know how seriously business travellers should treat the Zika virus. Health agencies in Britain and America, for example, have hedged their advisories. Britain’s National Travel Health Network and Centre is... Read more
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New York Post
How street gangs are helping the spread of ZikaCUSCATANCINGO, El Salvador — For health workers battling Zika across much of Ce
How street gangs are helping the spread of Zika
New York Post / Posted 9 hours ago
CUSCATANCINGO, El Salvador — For health workers battling Zika across much of Central America, the immediate menace is not the mosquitoes that transmit the virus. It’s the gangsters who control the streets, and sometimes threaten their lives. Armed... Read more
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Ventura County Star
India launches campaign for deworming millions of childrenNEW DELHI (AP) - Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in
India launches campaign for deworming millions of children
Ventura County Star / Posted 9 hours ago
NEW DELHI (AP) - Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Central American street gangs are obstacle in fight against Zika virus — The Medina County GazetteCUSCATANCINGO, El Salvador — For health workers battling Zika across much of Ce
Central American street gangs are obstacle in fight against Zika virus — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
CUSCATANCINGO, El Salvador — For health workers battling Zika across much of Central America, the immediate menace is not the mosquitoes that transmit the virus. It’s the gangsters who control the streets, and sometimes threaten their lives. Armed... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Central American street gangs are obstacle in fight against Zika virusCUSCATANCINGO, El Salvador — For health workers battling Zika across much of Ce
Central American street gangs are obstacle in fight against Zika virus
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 10 hours ago
CUSCATANCINGO, El Salvador — For health workers battling Zika across much of Central America, the immediate menace is not the mosquitoes that transmit the virus. It’s the gangsters who control the streets, and sometimes threaten their lives. Armed... Read more
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CTV News
India launches campaign for deworming millions of childrenNEW DELHI -- Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a m
India launches campaign for deworming millions of children
CTV News / Posted 10 hours ago
NEW DELHI -- Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the Indian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aids Activists Rally Behind Uganda Aids CommissionBy Justus Lyatuu And Prisca Baike People living with HIV/Aids have condemned t
Aids Activists Rally Behind Uganda Aids Commission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
By Justus Lyatuu And Prisca Baike People living with HIV/Aids have condemned the move by parliament to dissolve the Ugandan Aids Commission (UAC) and incorporate it in the Aids Control Programme (ACP) under the Ministry of Health. The budget... Read more
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The Economic Times
No Zika virus case reported in India: JP NaddaHYDERABAD: No Zika virus case has been reported so far in India but there is a
No Zika virus case reported in India: JP Nadda
The Economic Times / Posted 11 hours ago
HYDERABAD: No Zika virus case has been reported so far in India but there is a need to remain alert and vigilant, said Union Health Minister J P Nadda, who will be holding a review meeting tomorrow in New Delhi. "There is no need to panic but we... Read more
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Perth Now
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank
Perth Now / Posted 11 hours ago
Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had been throwing stones at Israeli vehicles on a road in the occupied West Bank. An Israeli military spokeswoman said troops patrolling... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
India Launches Campaign for Deworming Millions of ChildrenNEW DELHI (AP) - Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in
India Launches Campaign for Deworming Millions of Children
WDIO Duluth / Posted 11 hours ago
NEW DELHI (AP) - Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 hours ago
Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had been throwing stones at Israeli vehicles on a road in the occupied West Bank. An Israeli military spokeswoman said troops patrolling... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Biggest Ever Infectious Disease Survey to Speed End of TrachomaLondon — Surveyors were taken hostage in Yemen, accused of being representative
Biggest Ever Infectious Disease Survey to Speed End of Trachoma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
London — Surveyors were taken hostage in Yemen, accused of being representatives of Dracula in Papua New Guinea, worked in sandstorms and temperatures of 50 degrees Celsius in Ethiopia. It was all part of the day's work for some of the thousands of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank
Herald Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had been throwing stones at Israeli vehicles on a road in the occupied West Bank. An Israeli military spokeswoman said troops patrolling... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had been throwing stones at Israeli vehicles on a road in the occupied West Bank. An Israeli military spokeswoman said troops patrolling... Read more
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FOX News
India launches campaign for deworming millions of childrenMillions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive nation
India launches campaign for deworming millions of children
FOX News / Posted 12 hours ago
Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the Indian capital, the... Read more
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News.com.au
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had
Palestinian youth killed in West Bank
News.com.au / Posted 12 hours ago
Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army says had been throwing stones at Israeli vehicles on a road in the occupied West Bank. An Israeli military spokeswoman said troops patrolling... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Scientists say more research needed to determine Zika-microcephaly linkRIO DE JANEIRO — The release of new figures apparently finding fewer cases of m
Scientists say more research needed to determine Zika-microcephaly link
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 12 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO — The release of new figures apparently finding fewer cases of microcephaly in Brazil than first feared is adding force to calls for more research into the link between the rare birth defect and the spreading Zika virus. Health... Read more
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Boston Herald
India launches campaign for deworming millions of childrenNEW DELHI — Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a ma
India launches campaign for deworming millions of children
Boston Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
NEW DELHI — Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the Indian... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Israeli troops kill stone-throwing Palestinian youth in West BankJERUSALEM: Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army said
Israeli troops kill stone-throwing Palestinian youth in West Bank
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
JERUSALEM: Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian youth who the army said had been throwing stones at Israeli vehicles on a road in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday. An Israeli military spokeswoman said troops patrolling near the West Bank... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In Egypt, medicines disappear from shelves as dollar crisis bitesCAIRO: Nahed Ibrahim has scoured Egypt in vain to find a regular supply of medi
In Egypt, medicines disappear from shelves as dollar crisis bites
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
CAIRO: Nahed Ibrahim has scoured Egypt in vain to find a regular supply of medication to help her mother to recover from a stroke she suffered four months ago, since then the 75-year-old has struggled to follow conversations. "I searched for the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Everyone is catching it': Venezuelans fear the worst as Zika infections riseYou can spot them by their warm winter clothes, despite the tropical heat. Insi
'Everyone is catching it': Venezuelans fear the worst as Zika infections rise
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 hours ago
You can spot them by their warm winter clothes, despite the tropical heat. Inside a dingy public health clinic in the Libertador municipality of Caracas, half a dozen people are waiting to find out if they have the Zika virus. “It’s the chills that... Read more
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The Hindu
Custom duty relief removed to protect Indian drugmakersUnder flak for withdrawing customs duty exemption for 76 life saving drugs incl
Custom duty relief removed to protect Indian drugmakers
The Hindu / Posted 13 hours ago
Under flak for withdrawing customs duty exemption for 76 life saving drugs including for cancer, government today justified the decision, saying it was to protect domestic manufacturers and there will only be marginal increase in the prices of these... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
India launches campaign for deworming millions of childrenNEW DELHI (AP) � Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in
India launches campaign for deworming millions of children
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 hours ago
NEW DELHI (AP) � Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the... Read more
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Daily Herald
India launches campaign for deworming millions of childrenNEW DELHI -- Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a m
India launches campaign for deworming millions of children
Daily Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
NEW DELHI -- Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the Indian... Read more
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ABC News
India Launches Campaign for Deworming Millions of ChildrenMillions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive nation
India Launches Campaign for Deworming Millions of Children
ABC News / Posted 13 hours ago
Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the Indian capital, the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian drugs cheaper, says Government on withdrawing duty exemptionNEW DELHI: Defending the move to end the customs duty exemption for import of 7
Indian drugs cheaper, says Government on withdrawing duty exemption
The Economic Times / Posted 14 hours ago
NEW DELHI: Defending the move to end the customs duty exemption for import of 76 life saving drugs including those for treating cancer, AIDS and haemophilia, Government has said Indian manufacturers are already selling most of these drugs at cheaper... Read more
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Adelaide Now
India de-worms millions of children Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive nat
India de-worms millions of children
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 hours ago
Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the... Read more
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Herald Sun
India de-worms millions of children Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive nat
India de-worms millions of children
Herald Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the... Read more
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Weekly Times
India de-worms millions of children Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive nat
India de-worms millions of children
Weekly Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
India de-worms millions of children Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive nat
India de-worms millions of children
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the... Read more
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News.com.au
India de-worms millions of children Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive nat
India de-worms millions of children
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the... Read more
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Perth Now
India de-worms millions of children Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive nat
India de-worms millions of children
Perth Now / Posted 15 hours ago
Millions of Indian children are getting de-worming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New health insurance premiums down 13% in 2015: LIA SingaporeSINGAPORE: New health insurance premiums in 2015 totalled S$231 million, down 1
New health insurance premiums down 13% in 2015: LIA Singapore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
SINGAPORE: New health insurance premiums in 2015 totalled S$231 million, down 13 per cent from a year ago, said the Life Insurance Association Singapore. Speaking at a full-year results briefing, Mr Khoo Kah Siang, President of LIA Singapore... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
India launches campaign for deworming millions of childrenNEW DELHI (AP) � Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in
India launches campaign for deworming millions of children
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
NEW DELHI (AP) � Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the... Read more
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Salon.com
India launches campaign for deworming millions of childrenNEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in
India launches campaign for deworming millions of children
Salon.com / Posted 15 hours ago
NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development. In a village on the outskirts of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kenya could withdraw from Rio GamesThe head of Kenya's Olympic committee has suggested his country could pull out
Kenya could withdraw from Rio Games
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
The head of Kenya's Olympic committee has suggested his country could pull out of this summer's Games in Rio de Janeiro if the Zika virus in Brazil “reaches epidemic levels”. Kipchoge Keino, chairman of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government to Consult Before Deciding On Kenya's Participation At the OlympicsThe Sports and the Health Ministries will consult over the mosquito-borne Zika
Government to Consult Before Deciding On Kenya's Participation At the Olympics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
The Sports and the Health Ministries will consult over the mosquito-borne Zika virus before making a decision about Kenya's participation at the Olympics Games due for August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Sports cabinet secretary Hassan Wario, who... Read more
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Daily News
First kidney transplant operation in PolonnaruwaThe first kidney transplant operation was successfully conducted at the Polonna
First kidney transplant operation in Polonnaruwa
Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
The first kidney transplant operation was successfully conducted at the Polonnaruwa General Hospital on Monday by a medical team led by consultant surgeon Dr. Joel Arudachelvam under the direction of hospital director Dr. Sampath Indika Kumara. The... Read more
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