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Central Chronicle
Serena concerned over Zika, but puts faith in Olympic support teamnumber of major names, including golfer Rory McIlroy, have pulled out of the Ga
Serena concerned over Zika, but puts faith in Olympic support team
Central Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
number of major names, including golfer Rory McIlroy, have pulled out of the Games because of health fears over Zika. The World Health Organisation last week said there is a “very low risk” of further spread of the virus as result of the sporting... Read more
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The Financial Express
Golfer Branden Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zikacause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to s
Golfer Branden Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zika
The Financial Express / Posted 8 hours ago
cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific consensus that Zika can also cause Guillain-Barre, a rare... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zikacause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to s
Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zika
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific consensus that Zika can also cause Guillain-Barre, a rare... Read more
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SportsFan
Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympicscause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to s
Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympics
SportsFan / Posted 13 hours ago
cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific consensus that Zika can also cause Guillain-Barre, a rare... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zikacause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to s
Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zika
Reuters Sports News / Posted 13 hours ago
cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific consensus that Zika can also cause Guillain-Barre, a rare... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zikacause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to s
Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zika
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific consensus that Zika can also cause Guillain-Barre, a rare... Read more
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The Star
Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zikacause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to s
Golfer Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zika
The Star / Posted 14 hours ago
cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific consensus that Zika can also cause Guillain-Barre, a rare... Read more
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dna
Chhattisgarh: Ban on commercial vehicles over 10-12 years old to curb pollutionto curb pollution in the state capital Raipur, Singh said. Raipur was listed as
Chhattisgarh: Ban on commercial vehicles over 10-12 years old to curb pollution
dna / Posted 20 hours ago
to curb pollution in the state capital Raipur, Singh said. Raipur was listed as seventh top polluted cities in the world by World Health Organisation (WHO) last month. A strong action plan has been drafted which will help Raipur city to overcome... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Cairo — a city for all“Over a billion people, about 15 per cent of the world’s population, have some
Cairo — a city for all
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
“Over a billion people, about 15 per cent of the world’s population, have some form of disability,” according to a 2015 World Health Organisation report. “Between 110 million and 190 million adults have significant difficulties in... Read more
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New Kerala
Microsoft helps tackle spread of mosquito-borne diseases - newkerala.com #81346statement said. Mosquitoes are infecting over 300 million people every year wi
Microsoft helps tackle spread of mosquito-borne diseases - newkerala.com #81346
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
statement said. Mosquitoes are infecting over 300 million people every year with life threatening diseases, according to a World Health Organisation report. The traps, which are in the pilot phase, are being tested in real-world environments,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia Scoops Awards - WHOThe World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised the "world's most outstandin
Gambia Scoops Awards - WHO
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised the "world's most outstanding tobacco control champions for 2016" among whom The Gambia scooped two precious awards. Special recognition is accorded Health Minister Dr Omar Sey and the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
CD Laboratory at MedUni Vienna explores new therapeutic approaches to enhance peritoneal dialysisis predominantly due to genetic causes but can also be a consequence of diabete
CD Laboratory at MedUni Vienna explores new therapeutic approaches to enhance peritoneal dialysis
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
is predominantly due to genetic causes but can also be a consequence of diabetes or poor nutrition and, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) it is a rapidly growing health problem. Currently there are around 2.5 million dialysis... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kicking around a hot political footballLenk has said that he believes “this is an attempt by the Palestinians to poiso
Kicking around a hot political football
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Lenk has said that he believes “this is an attempt by the Palestinians to poison every forum around the world from the WHO (World Health Organisation) to Unesco (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) to Fifa. They abuse these forums... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Trains More Doctors Than It Can Employto lack of trained medical doctors. Currently, a doctor in Tanzania serves 25,0
Govt Trains More Doctors Than It Can Employ
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to lack of trained medical doctors. Currently, a doctor in Tanzania serves 25,000 patients, a long way from attaining the World Health Organisation (WHO) proposed doctor to patient ratio of 1:10,000 for developing countries. The ministry of... Read more
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New Kerala
New code system to check spurious medicines soon: Drug Controller General - newkerala.com #81127prescription. But it seems that the government is not seriously concerned about
New code system to check spurious medicines soon: Drug Controller General - newkerala.com #81127
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
prescription. But it seems that the government is not seriously concerned about the health of the people." According to a World Health Organisation report, every year about one million people die globally due to spurious drugs. Keeping that in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Third of Hospitals in Developing World Lack Clean Running Watera lack of clean water and safe sanitation in hospitals, according to a 2015 rep
Third of Hospitals in Developing World Lack Clean Running Water
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
a lack of clean water and safe sanitation in hospitals, according to a 2015 report by sanitation charity WaterAid and the World Health Organisation (WHO). For one in five of those babies, being washed in clean water and cared for in a clean and... Read more
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The Courier
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
The Courier / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
KARMA study confirms resistance to anti-malarial drugs confined to Southeast Asialeading an international consortium KARMA (K13 Artemisinin Resistance Multicent
KARMA study confirms resistance to anti-malarial drugs confined to Southeast Asia
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
leading an international consortium KARMA (K13 Artemisinin Resistance Multicenter Assessment Consortium), supported by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and conducted with 41 partners, including 13 from the Institut Pasteur International Network,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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The Young Witness
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bring on the genetically modified mosquitoes, Bill Gates says as gene editing takes shapeGetty Images There were about 214 million malaria cases and 438,000 deaths fro
Bring on the genetically modified mosquitoes, Bill Gates says as gene editing takes shape
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Getty Images There were about 214 million malaria cases and 438,000 deaths from the disease in 2015, according to the World Health Organisation. In the meantime, Mr Gates says a different mosquito project already has been deployed - one that... Read more
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Canberra Times
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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Western Advocate
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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Manning River Times
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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The North West Star
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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The Age
Bring on the genetically modified mosquitoes, Bill Gates says as gene editing takes shapegroup in 2000. There were about 214 million malaria cases and 438,000 deaths f
Bring on the genetically modified mosquitoes, Bill Gates says as gene editing takes shape
The Age / Posted yesterday
group in 2000. There were about 214 million malaria cases and 438,000 deaths from the disease in 2015, according to the World Health Organisation. In the meantime, Mr Gates says a different mosquito project already has been deployed - one that... Read more
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The Age
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
The Age / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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The Border Mail
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bring on the genetically modified mosquitoes, Bill Gates says as gene editing takes shapegroup in 2000. There were about 214 million malaria cases and 438,000 deaths f
Bring on the genetically modified mosquitoes, Bill Gates says as gene editing takes shape
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
group in 2000. There were about 214 million malaria cases and 438,000 deaths from the disease in 2015, according to the World Health Organisation. In the meantime, Mr Gates says a different mosquito project already has been deployed - one that... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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WA Today
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fearsits ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic
Indonesia seeks to hose down Zika fears
WA Today / Posted yesterday
its ministry of health had confirmed Indonesia was not experiencing an endemic local transmission of the Zika virus. "The World Health Organisation … reported that Indonesia is not among the countries experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus... Read more
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The Financial Express
Chhattisgarh to ban commercial vehicles over 10-12 years oldcurb pollution in the state capital Raipur, Singh said. Raipur was listed as s
Chhattisgarh to ban commercial vehicles over 10-12 years old
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
curb pollution in the state capital Raipur, Singh said. Raipur was listed as seventh top polluted cities in the world by World Health Organisation (WHO) last month. A strong action plan has been drafted which will help Raipur city to overcome... Read more
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iol.co.za
Amputation: one of the calamities of diabetesfoot or part of a leg Thompson says managing your diabetes and taking care of
Amputation: one of the calamities of diabetes
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
foot or part of a leg Thompson says managing your diabetes and taking care of your feet is imperative. “According to the World Health Organisation, amputations may be decreased by 85% when a podiatrist is part of the multi-disciplinary team which... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WHO to launch emergency yellow fever vaccination in Angola, Congoin Congo & a new stock of doses may take weeks to arrive. FILE: Yellow fever v
WHO to launch emergency yellow fever vaccination in Angola, Congo
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
in Congo & a new stock of doses may take weeks to arrive. FILE: Yellow fever vaccination in Angola. Picture: The WHO. World Health Organisation WHO,Congo,Angola,Yellow fever outbreak,Congo fever GENEVA – The World Health Organisation (WHO)... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Cast Iron Pans Are A Reliable Source Of Dietary Irondisorder. As many as two billion people have anaemia, mainly from not getting e
Cast Iron Pans Are A Reliable Source Of Dietary Iron
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
disorder. As many as two billion people have anaemia, mainly from not getting enough iron in their diet, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). So, other than eating more iron-rich foods, another good way to increase iron intake is to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pacific leaders meet to tackle epidemic of lifestyle diseasesto discuss their response to the leading cause of premature death in the Pacifi
Pacific leaders meet to tackle epidemic of lifestyle diseases
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
to discuss their response to the leading cause of premature death in the Pacific, non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The World Health Organisation says about 40 per cent of the people in the region have been diagnosed with a NCD, notably... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Vic nurses exposed to 'alarming' violenceby a colleague. Survey participants included nurses, psychologists, occupation
Vic nurses exposed to 'alarming' violence
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
by a colleague. Survey participants included nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists and administration staff. A World Health Organisation questionnaire on workplace violence was used as one tool to compile the research. HACSU assistant... Read more
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Weekly Times
Council not kidding over goat weed plandraft plan but could be included in the final plan if there is sufficient commu
Council not kidding over goat weed plan
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
draft plan but could be included in the final plan if there is sufficient community support. The review comes after the World Health Organisation declared glyphosate — most commonly known as Roundup — to be “probably carcinogenic” to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rio Olympics 2016: Serena Williams to play Games tennis despite Zika fearsof August's Rio Olympics, but has faith in the support team dealing with worrie
Rio Olympics 2016: Serena Williams to play Games tennis despite Zika fears
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
of August's Rio Olympics, but has faith in the support team dealing with worries about the mosquito-carried virus. The World Health Organisation last week said there is a "very low risk" of further spread of the virus as result of the sporting... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Councils should follow Christchurch, put public safety firstBrowning.“Local authorities are becoming more aware of the hazard glyphosate we
Councils should follow Christchurch, put public safety first
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Browning.“Local authorities are becoming more aware of the hazard glyphosate weed killer poses to public safety since the World Health Organisation categorised the compound as ‘probably carcinogenic’ to humans last year.“Glyphosate, which is most... Read more
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The Age
Rio Olympics 2016: Serena Williams to play Games tennis despite Zika fearsof August's Rio Olympics, but has faith in the support team dealing with worrie
Rio Olympics 2016: Serena Williams to play Games tennis despite Zika fears
The Age / Posted yesterday
of August's Rio Olympics, but has faith in the support team dealing with worries about the mosquito-carried virus. The World Health Organisation last week said there is a "very low risk" of further spread of the virus as result of the sporting... Read more
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Perth Now
Zika won’t stop Hockeyroos from RioLynch said the team was aware of the warnings but were satisfied by the assuran
Zika won’t stop Hockeyroos from Rio
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
Lynch said the team was aware of the warnings but were satisfied by the assurances of Australian Olympic chiefs as well as World Health Organisation advice there was “very low risk”. The team yesterday lost to Argentina in the international... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Serena off to Rio despite Zika fearsnumber of major names, including golfer Rory McIlroy, have pulled out of the Ga
Serena off to Rio despite Zika fears
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
number of major names, including golfer Rory McIlroy, have pulled out of the Games because of health fears over Zika. The World Health Organisation last week said there is a “very low risk” of further spread of the virus as result of the sporting... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Blood test developed to predict premature birthmeaning delivery before 37 weeks gestation, is the main cause of death and disa
Blood test developed to predict premature birth
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
meaning delivery before 37 weeks gestation, is the main cause of death and disability of babies globally according to the World Health Organisation. More babies die from pre-term births than infection, including AIDS and malaria. Associate... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Team GB's Rio 2016 athletes taking special measures to avoid Zika virusstars are expected to make the 5,700-mile trip to Rio. The entire team has bee
Team GB's Rio 2016 athletes taking special measures to avoid Zika virus
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
stars are expected to make the 5,700-mile trip to Rio. The entire team has been receiving regular updates on Zika, and World Health Organisation guidance on use of repellent, long sleeves and light coloured clothing to reduce the risk of... Read more
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