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Channel NewsAsia
US ties four Zika cases in Florida to local mosquitoesperson, passing on the virus. The virus has spread quickly throughout Central
US ties four Zika cases in Florida to local mosquitoes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
person, passing on the virus. The virus has spread quickly throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean. The World Health Organisation says 64 countries have reported mosquito-borne Zika since 2015. The US territory of Puerto Rico in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN supports ‘brelfies’ to encourage breastfeedingthe word about the importance of a mother’s milk, the United Nations said on Fr
UN supports ‘brelfies’ to encourage breastfeeding
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 hours ago
the word about the importance of a mother’s milk, the United Nations said on Friday. “It’s absolutely to be encouraged,” World Health Organisation spokeswoman Fadela Chaib told a regular UN briefing in Geneva when asked about the brelfie... Read more
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The Hindu
The coast isn’t clear for India’s nuclear power questExposure to radioactivity could lead to genetic disorders and cancer. People we
The coast isn’t clear for India’s nuclear power quest
The Hindu / Posted 6 hours ago
Exposure to radioactivity could lead to genetic disorders and cancer. People were not educated on this count at all.” A World Health Organisation report mapping the impact of exposure to high radiation doses two decades on after the 1986... Read more
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dna
Florida cases seen as first sign Zika transmitted locally in UShave relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific
Florida cases seen as first sign Zika transmitted locally in US
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
have relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific treatments or vaccines for the virus. The World Health Organisation declared a global health emergency in February, reflecting alarm over the discovery that Zika was... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Florida confirms mosquitoes in the US are carrying the Zika virushave relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific
Florida confirms mosquitoes in the US are carrying the Zika virus
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 hours ago
have relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific treatments or vaccines for the virus. The World Health Organisation declared a global health emergency in February, reflecting alarm over the discovery that Zika was... Read more
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Daily Record
Zika virus in UK as medics reveal Britain has 'more than 50 cases'began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus in UK as medics reveal Britain has 'more than 50 cases'
Daily Record / Posted 7 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Experts have predicted that the... Read more
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WA Today
Florida confirms mosquitoes in the US are carrying the Zika virushave relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific
Florida confirms mosquitoes in the US are carrying the Zika virus
WA Today / Posted 7 hours ago
have relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific treatments or vaccines for the virus. The World Health Organisation declared a global health emergency in February, reflecting alarm over the discovery that Zika was... Read more
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The Age
Florida confirms mosquitoes in the US are carrying the Zika virushave relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific
Florida confirms mosquitoes in the US are carrying the Zika virus
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
have relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific treatments or vaccines for the virus. The World Health Organisation declared a global health emergency in February, reflecting alarm over the discovery that Zika was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Florida confirms mosquitoes in the US are carrying the Zika virushave relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific
Florida confirms mosquitoes in the US are carrying the Zika virus
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
have relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific treatments or vaccines for the virus. The World Health Organisation declared a global health emergency in February, reflecting alarm over the discovery that Zika was... Read more
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Canberra Times
Florida confirms mosquitoes in the US are carrying the Zika virushave relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific
Florida confirms mosquitoes in the US are carrying the Zika virus
Canberra Times / Posted 8 hours ago
have relatively mild symptoms, including fever and rash. There are no specific treatments or vaccines for the virus. The World Health Organisation declared a global health emergency in February, reflecting alarm over the discovery that Zika was... Read more
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New Kerala
Need national action plan on hepatitis with year: newkerala.com #97693meeting on hepatitis here at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS)
Need national action plan on hepatitis with year: newkerala.com #97693
New Kerala / Posted 9 hours ago
meeting on hepatitis here at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), organised in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO). Population prevalence of chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection in India is around 1 per... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Zika virus in UK as medics reveal Britain has 'more than 50 cases'began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus in UK as medics reveal Britain has 'more than 50 cases'
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Experts have predicted that the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Croydon Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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The News and Star
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
The News and Star / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Northern Echo
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Northern Echo / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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express
New energy drink costing £1 a BOTTLE could be used in battle against diabetescontinues to be sought, there is widespread concern over the growing numbers of
New energy drink costing £1 a BOTTLE could be used in battle against diabetes
express / Posted 10 hours ago
continues to be sought, there is widespread concern over the growing numbers of people with Type 2. Earlier this year, the World Health Organisation warned that millions of Britons needed to “act now” by getting fit. There is also a huge rise in... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Kingston Guardian / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Streatham Guardian / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Bury Times
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Bury Times / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Gazette
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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guardian-series
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
guardian-series / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Harrow Times
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Harrow Times / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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This is West Country
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
This is West Country / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Gazette News
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Gazette News / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Bolton News
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Bolton News / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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walesonline
Three British people in hospital after being diagnosed with the Zika virussufficient to assume that the mosquitoes that transmit ZIKV will only bite in d
Three British people in hospital after being diagnosed with the Zika virus
walesonline / Posted 10 hours ago
sufficient to assume that the mosquitoes that transmit ZIKV will only bite in daytime.” Read More Earlier this month, the World Health Organisation advised pregnant women not to travel to areas with the Zika virus, which include Rio de Janeiro in... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseasbegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Worldwide concern has centred on... Read more
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Mashable
How low-cost tech can help India monitor the air it breathesof the most unhealthy air in the world, but the wake up call came in 2014, when
How low-cost tech can help India monitor the air it breathes
Mashable / Posted 10 hours ago
of the most unhealthy air in the world, but the wake up call came in 2014, when its capital New Delhi was ranked by the World Health Organisation as the most polluted city in the world. Over the next two years, reports on its air quality... Read more
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metro
Zika virus in UK for first time as patients test positive in Yorkshirethe UK, however it can be spread by sexual transmission.’ Zika has been declar
Zika virus in UK for first time as patients test positive in Yorkshire
metro / Posted 11 hours ago
the UK, however it can be spread by sexual transmission.’ Zika has been declared a ‘global public health emergency’ by the World Health Organisation and has spread rapidly in South America after being reported in Brazil in May 2015. Exerts said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Aaron Motsoaledi Urges Employers to Support Breastfeeding Mothers in the Workplacewomen to breastfeed exclusively for six months and to continue breastfeeding fo
Minister Aaron Motsoaledi Urges Employers to Support Breastfeeding Mothers in the Workplace
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
women to breastfeed exclusively for six months and to continue breastfeeding for two years or longer, as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO). To emphasise the importance of supporting breastfeeding mothers in order to improve... Read more
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dna
UN supports 'brelfies' to encourage breastfeedingthe word about the importance of a mother's milk, the United Nations said on Fr
UN supports 'brelfies' to encourage breastfeeding
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
the word about the importance of a mother's milk, the United Nations said on Friday. "It's absolutely to be encouraged," World Health Organisation spokeswoman Fadela Chaib told a regular UN briefing in Geneva when asked about the brelfie fad.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Risk of Zika infection low at Rio Olympics, says WHO chiefYORK - The risk of Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games is both low and m
Risk of Zika infection low at Rio Olympics, says WHO chief
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 hours ago
YORK - The risk of Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games is both low and manageable, the chief of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday, a week before the event kicks off in Rio de Janeiro. Nearly half a million... Read more
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express
Zika virus in UK confirmed as three patients test positiveconclusions. It comes just days before the official opening ceremony at the Rio
Zika virus in UK confirmed as three patients test positive
express / Posted 12 hours ago
conclusions. It comes just days before the official opening ceremony at the Rio Olympics 2016. Earlier this month, the World Health Organisation advised pregnant women not to travel to areas with the Zika virus - which include Rio de Janeiro,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Zika virus in UK as three patients in hospital test positivebegan in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affecte
Zika virus in UK as three patients in hospital test positive
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
began in 2015, nearly 5,000 cases of microcephaly have been recorded in affected regions. On February 1 this year the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international public health emergency. Experts have predicted that the... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Patients test positive for Zika virus in Calderdaletreated at the hospitals after returning from overseas. Zika has been declared
Patients test positive for Zika virus in Calderdale
Wakefield Today / Posted 13 hours ago
treated at the hospitals after returning from overseas. Zika has been declared a “global public health emergency” by the World Health Organisation and has spread rapidly in South America after being reported in Brazil in May 2015. Exerts said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Major Breakthrough As Kenya Fully Eradicates Polio Virus 2Nairobi — The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday commended Kenya for e
Major Breakthrough As Kenya Fully Eradicates Polio Virus 2
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Nairobi — The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday commended Kenya for eliminating Wild Polio 2 ahead of the 2017 and 2018 deadline. Speaking while commissioning destruction of over 1,000 polio viruses, WHO Kenya Country Officer in Charge,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Food Poisoning Through Aflatoxin Linked to 14 Deaths in Two Regionsindividuals would be taken for analysis in the US, Belgium and the UK. "The sa
Food Poisoning Through Aflatoxin Linked to 14 Deaths in Two Regions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
individuals would be taken for analysis in the US, Belgium and the UK. "The samples were collected last week. Now the World Health Organisation and the CDC are only waiting for a permit so that those samples would be sent to those countries... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Controversial George Street junction could be damaging air qualityGreen Party member Hazel Dawe said: "Despite some small improvements in recent
Controversial George Street junction could be damaging air quality
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 hours ago
Green Party member Hazel Dawe said: "Despite some small improvements in recent years we are still regularly breaching World Health Organisation regulations for air pollution levels. "Junctions like the one at George Street and Hythe Bridge... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Controversial George Street junction could be damaging air qualityGreen Party member Hazel Dawe said: "Despite some small improvements in recent
Controversial George Street junction could be damaging air quality
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
Green Party member Hazel Dawe said: "Despite some small improvements in recent years we are still regularly breaching World Health Organisation regulations for air pollution levels. "Junctions like the one at George Street and Hythe Bridge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beer, Women and Beauty - How They Blendnutritionists caution that it's imperative to take beer in moderation and do so
Beer, Women and Beauty - How They Blend
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
nutritionists caution that it's imperative to take beer in moderation and do so responsibly. As a rough guide, The World Health Organisation suggests that 60 grams of alcohol per day should be a maximum. For a beer of 5 per cent alcohol by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WHO chief going to the Olympics, says Zika risk lowBEIJING: The risk of Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games is both low and
WHO chief going to the Olympics, says Zika risk low
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
BEIJING: The risk of Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games is both low and manageable, the chief of the World Health Organisation said on Friday, a week before the event kicks off in Rio de Janeiro. Nearly half a million people are expected to... Read more
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New Kerala
WHO head claims Zika infection risk is low at Rio Olympics - newkerala.com #97394Beijing, July 29 : World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Margaret Ch
WHO head claims Zika infection risk is low at Rio Olympics - newkerala.com #97394
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
Beijing, July 29 : World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan said here on Friday that the risk of Zika virus infection at the Olympic Games, set to begin on August 5 in Brazil, is low and manageable if suitable personal measures... Read more
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