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U.S. measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000 25.4.2019 Reuters: World News
The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
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Unicef says 2.9 million Indian children missed first dose of measles vaccine from 2010 to 2017 25.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In Nigeria, four million children missed out on the dose during this period, and in the United States, the figure was 2.5 million.
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Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Risk Of Heart Failure: Study 25.4.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
The study has indicated that following a plant-based diet may reduce the risk of heart failure (HF) by as much as 41%, as compared to a diet that is rich in fried foods, added fats and eggs.
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Gunmen kill woman polio vaccinator in Pakistan - official 25.4.2019 Reuters: South Asia News
Gunmen shot and killed a female polio vaccinator on Thursday, the fourth this week in the latest surge of violence against efforts to rid the world of the crippling childhood disease, an official said.
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Private sector should join hands with Government to ensure Health service to affordable and also to common people 25.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Belagavi, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today stressed that Private sector should join hands with the Government to ensure available of Health service for not only to affordable but also to common people. Delivering his Convocation address at KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research here on Thursday, he said that “the need of the hour […]
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Pak Woman Polio Vaccinator Shot Dead, Fourth Such Incident This Week 25.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Gunmen shot and killed a female polio vaccinator on Thursday, the fourth this week in the latest surge of violence against efforts to rid the world of the crippling childhood disease, an official...
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Be compassionate towards the downtrodden sections and treat them with empathy: Vice President tells Medicos 25.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked young doctors and people entering into medical profession to be compassionate towards the downtrodden sections and treat them with empathy and understanding.
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US Measles Cases Highest Since 2000 As Anti-Vaccine Movement Surges 25.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The US recorded 695 cases of measles in 2019, the most of any year since the disease was declared eliminated at the turn of the century, officials said Wednesday, ahead of a campaign to reinforce the...
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Millions of children miss measles shots, creating outbreaks: UNICEF 25.4.2019 Reuters: Top News
More than 20 million children a year missed out on measles vaccines across the world in the past eight years, laying a path of exposure to a virus that is now causing disease outbreaks globally, a United Nations report said on Thursday.
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U.S. measles cases at highest since elimination in 2000: CDC 25.4.2019 Reuters: World News
The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest incidence recorded since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
Why haven’t humans evolved to age more painlessly? 24.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
It comes down to reproduction.
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WHO recommends one-hour maximum screen time per day for under-5s 24.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Children aged two to four should not be allowed more than one hour of "sedentary screen time" per day and infants less than one year old should not be exposed to electronic screens at all, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
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Integrated farming needed to increase productivity of livestock and double farmer's income: Vice President 24.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has stressed the need to promote integrated farming practices to improve the productivity of livestock and double farmers’ income. Delivering the 8th Convocation address of Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, in Tirupati today, Shri Naidu said that Animal husbandry was vital for ensuring a more inclusive and sustainable agriculture system.
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Gunmen in Pakistan kill policeman guarding polio eradication team 24.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Gunmen in Pakistan shot and killed a police officer guarding a polio immunization team on Wednesday, the latest attack on efforts to protect children from the crippling and sometimes deadly disease.
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Your Nose And Tongue Can Both "Smell" Your Food, Finds Study 24.4.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
According to a latest study, published in The Journal of Chemical Senses, the sensors in our nose - called functional olfactory receptors, which help detect good or bad odours - are also present on...
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World Malaria Day: How To Spot The First Symptom Of Malaria? 24.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
World Malaria Day: Malaria is most commonly spread by a mosquito bite. Read here to know how to spot the first symptom of malaria and what you can do to prevent this disease.
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Mediterranean Diet May Prevent Overeating: 6 Mediterranean Diet Staples You Should Start With 24.4.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
Adopting a Mediterranean diet may prevent overeating and also protects against obesity and liver diseases, suggests a new study.
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Following This Diet Will Help You Stay Away From Overeating 24.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Following the Mediterranean diet can help you eat lesser calories and maintain a lower body weight. Read here to know more.
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Japanese to compensate victims of forced sterilisation 24.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Japan on Wednesday passed a law compensating tens of thousands of people who were sterilised, often without their consent, under a government programme to prevent the birth of "inferior descendants" that remained in effect until 1996.
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Some 156 people in 10 states infected with E. coli from ground beef: CDC 24.4.2019 Reuters: World News
A total of 156 people in 10 states have been infected with E. coli after eating tainted ground beef at home and in restaurants since the beginning of March, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday.
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