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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Records 273 Cases, 149 Deaths - WHOBy Chioma Obinna and Gabriel Olawale The World Health Organisation, WHO, has a
Nigeria Records 273 Cases, 149 Deaths - WHO
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 minutes ago
By Chioma Obinna and Gabriel Olawale The World Health Organisation, WHO, has announced that it had been notified of 273 cases of Lassa fever, including 149 deaths in Nigeria between August 2015 and May 17, 2016. In a disease outbreak update... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Call for Uniform Regulation of Traditional Medicineenhance quality and make traditional medicine more competitive, especially in e
Experts Call for Uniform Regulation of Traditional Medicine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
enhance quality and make traditional medicine more competitive, especially in export markets, he added. A recent study by World Health Organisation (WHO) indicates that 80-90 per cent of people in Africa depend on traditional medicine for their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Good and Bad in Shisha Smokingthe health downside of smoking shisha? Unfortunately, findings suggest that it
The Good and Bad in Shisha Smoking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
the health downside of smoking shisha? Unfortunately, findings suggest that it is even more dangerous. For instance, the World Health Organisation estimates that an hour-long session of shisha smoking involves 200 puffs while an average cigarette... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
National news round-up for Monday May 30UNIT 'CLEARLY EXCEEDED' RECOMMENDED LEVEL Hospital intensive care units genera
National news round-up for Monday May 30
North-West Evening Mail / Posted an hour ago
UNIT 'CLEARLY EXCEEDED' RECOMMENDED LEVEL Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CAN New Roadmap On Food Fortification Avert 300,000 Child-Death?said the Nigerian government in collaboration with development partners; in par
CAN New Roadmap On Food Fortification Avert 300,000 Child-Death?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
said the Nigerian government in collaboration with development partners; in particular Micronutrient Initiative, World Health Organisation (WHO) and a committee of selected experts initiated certain actions to address the micronutrient... Read more
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The North West Star
Irradiation food labelling review draws mixed responseas a final quarantine measure to prevent the spread of fruit flies. Five FSANZ
Irradiation food labelling review draws mixed response
The North West Star / Posted 3 hours ago
as a final quarantine measure to prevent the spread of fruit flies. Five FSANZ studies over the last 15 years and numerous World Health Organisation reports have found the irradiation process is safe, but food manufacturers are required to add a... Read more
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Perth Now
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havocthe situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jo
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havoc
Perth Now / Posted 5 hours ago
the situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.” Doctors at the World Health Organisation categorise the disease as “neglected”, claiming that improved conditions at refugee camps and early... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havocthe situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jo
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havoc
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
the situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.” Doctors at the World Health Organisation categorise the disease as “neglected”, claiming that improved conditions at refugee camps and early... Read more
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guardian-series
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
guardian-series / Posted 8 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Harrow Times
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Harrow Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rio Olympics poses 'unimaginable risk' of spreading Zika virus: expertofficer says. Key points: Yesterday, 150 international doctors, scientists an
Rio Olympics poses 'unimaginable risk' of spreading Zika virus: expert
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
officer says. Key points: Yesterday, 150 international doctors, scientists and researchers wrote an open letter to the World Health Organisation (WHO) calling for the games in Rio de Janeiro in August to be moved or delayed due to the virus,... Read more
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Bolton News
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Bolton News / Posted 8 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelunit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level Hospital intensive care units genera
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation guidelines, research suggests Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Opinion divided over postponing Olympicshave heard over the weekend that 150 international doctors, scientists and rese
Opinion divided over postponing Olympics
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
have heard over the weekend that 150 international doctors, scientists and researchers have written an open letter to the World Health Organisation, urging them to move or delay the Rio Olympics in August. The problem? The Zika virus. They say... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Zika virus: expectant mothers advised to avoid Rio OlympicsThe World Health Organisation on Sunday rejected calls from 150 of the world’s
Zika virus: expectant mothers advised to avoid Rio Olympics
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 hours ago
The World Health Organisation on Sunday rejected calls from 150 of the world’s leading scientists to reschedule the Olympics because of the ongoing threat from the virus. The majority of those infected with Zika will have no symptoms, but for others... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Kingston Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Streatham Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Bury Times
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Bury Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Gazette
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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This is West Country
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
This is West Country / Posted 9 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Gazette News
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended levelHospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds Wo
Noise in intensive care unit 'clearly exceeded' recommended level
Gazette News / Posted 9 hours ago
Hospital intensive care units generate a cacophony of noise that far exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, research suggests. Staff running a typical intensive care unit (ICU) in Belgium carried out a study of noise levels in one ward... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Let’s talk SuicideDenvir.Ms Denvir believes New Zealand should not be afraid to focus its funding
Let’s talk Suicide
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 hours ago
Denvir.Ms Denvir believes New Zealand should not be afraid to focus its funding on suicide intervention and recovery. The World Health Organisation stipulates that crisis helplines should be a part of every country’s suicide prevention... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Opinion divided over postponing Olympicshave heard over the weekend that 150 international doctors, scientists and rese
Opinion divided over postponing Olympics
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
have heard over the weekend that 150 international doctors, scientists and researchers have written an open letter to the World Health Organisation, urging them to move or delay the Rio Olympics in August. The problem? The Zika virus. They say... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havocthe situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jo
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havoc
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 hours ago
the situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.” Doctors at the World Health Organisation categorise the disease as “neglected”, claiming that improved conditions at refugee camps and early... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Serena Williams concern by Zika virus at Rio 2016 OlympicsFrench Open with a 6-4, 7-6 (12/10) win over home hope Kristina Mladenovic on S
Serena Williams concern by Zika virus at Rio 2016 Olympics
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
French Open with a 6-4, 7-6 (12/10) win over home hope Kristina Mladenovic on Saturday. An open letter addressed to the World Health Organisation signed by 150 international doctors, scientists and researchers on Friday called for the August... Read more
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Deepika
World News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsWHO rejects calls to move Olympics ove
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 13 hours ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsWHO rejects calls to move Olympics over Zika fearsGeneva: The World Health Organisation has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, shunning a call by... Read more
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Perth Now
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havocthe situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jo
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havoc
Perth Now / Posted 13 hours ago
the situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.” Doctors at the World Health Organisation categorise the disease as “neglected”, claiming that improved conditions at refugee camps and early... Read more
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express
Noise on hospital ward was louder than a motorbikedB with a peak of 90.6 dB. The practical solution at present seems to be earpl
Noise on hospital ward was louder than a motorbike
express / Posted 14 hours ago
dB with a peak of 90.6 dB. The practical solution at present seems to be earplugs or other ear defenders for patients The World Health Organisation recommends average sound levels for hospital wards below 35 dB with a maximum of 40 dB at night. A... Read more
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Herald Sun
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havocthe situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jo
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havoc
Herald Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
the situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.” Doctors at the World Health Organisation categorise the disease as “neglected”, claiming that improved conditions at refugee camps and early... Read more
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The Borneo Post
WHO rejects calls to move Olympics over Zika fearsAn aerial view of the 2016 Rio Olympics Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. — Reute
WHO rejects calls to move Olympics over Zika fears
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 hours ago
An aerial view of the 2016 Rio Olympics Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. — Reuters photo GENEVA: The World Health Organisation has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, shunning a call by... Read more
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News.com.au
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havocthe situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jo
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havoc
News.com.au / Posted 16 hours ago
the situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.” Doctors at the World Health Organisation categorise the disease as “neglected”, claiming that improved conditions at refugee camps and early... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havocthe situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jo
Flesh-eating bug wreaks havoc
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
the situation from refugees fleeing the conflict zones and going to camps in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.” Doctors at the World Health Organisation categorise the disease as “neglected”, claiming that improved conditions at refugee camps and early... Read more
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The Irish Times
The muddy waters of body mass index (BMI)with having a BMI of 18.5-to 25 (underweight/ normal range). Their finding cal
The muddy waters of body mass index (BMI)
The Irish Times / Posted 18 hours ago
with having a BMI of 18.5-to 25 (underweight/ normal range). Their finding calls into question the validity of the World Health Organisation (WHO) overweight categories, which define a BMI of 20-25 as normal, with 25-30 classified as being... Read more
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Perth Now
WHO rejects call for Olympics to be movedalso denied there was a "secret" memorandum of understanding between the WHO an
WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved
Perth Now / Posted 18 hours ago
also denied there was a "secret" memorandum of understanding between the WHO and IOC. "The IOC does not currently have a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Health Organisation," a spokesman said. Most popular World Breaking News... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays « Shropshire Stareven to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the p
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 19 hours ago
even to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the popular family destination of Florida. The World Health Organisation this weekend rejected calls from 150 of the world's leading scientists to reschedule the Olympics... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidayseven to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the p
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
even to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the popular family destination of Florida. The World Health Organisation this weekend rejected calls from 150 of the world's leading scientists to reschedule the Olympics... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidayseven to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the p
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Kingston Guardian / Posted 19 hours ago
even to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the popular family destination of Florida. The World Health Organisation this weekend rejected calls from 150 of the world's leading scientists to reschedule the Olympics... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidayseven to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the p
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
even to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the popular family destination of Florida. The World Health Organisation this weekend rejected calls from 150 of the world's leading scientists to reschedule the Olympics... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidayseven to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the p
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Streatham Guardian / Posted 19 hours ago
even to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the popular family destination of Florida. The World Health Organisation this weekend rejected calls from 150 of the world's leading scientists to reschedule the Olympics... Read more
339 related stories
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Bury Times
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidayseven to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the p
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Bury Times / Posted 19 hours ago
even to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the popular family destination of Florida. The World Health Organisation this weekend rejected calls from 150 of the world's leading scientists to reschedule the Olympics... Read more
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Gazette
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidayseven to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the p
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
even to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the popular family destination of Florida. The World Health Organisation this weekend rejected calls from 150 of the world's leading scientists to reschedule the Olympics... Read more
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guardian-series
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidayseven to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the p
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
guardian-series / Posted 19 hours ago
even to "think twice" if travelling to certain parts of the US, including the popular family destination of Florida. The World Health Organisation this weekend rejected calls from 150 of the world's leading scientists to reschedule the Olympics... Read more
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