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November 18, 2019

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Pakistan becomes first country to launch new typhoid vaccine

Pakistan becomes first country to launch new typhoid vaccine

Pakistan has become the first country in the world to introduce a new typhoid vaccine, officials said Friday, as the country grapples with an ongoing outbreak of a drug-resistant strain of the potentially fatal disease.The vaccine, approved by the World Health

Climate change poses 'lifelong' child health risk

Climate change poses 'lifelong' child health risk

Climate change will damage the health of an entire generation unless there are immediate cuts to fossil fuel emissions, from a rise in deadly infectious diseases to surging malnutrition, experts warned Thursday.Children across the world were already suffering

Two treated for deadly pneumonic plague in Beijing

Two treated for deadly pneumonic plague in Beijing

Two people in Beijing have been diagnosed with the pneumonic plague -- a rare instance of the highly-contagious disease that is fatal if left untreated.The two individuals were being treated at a central hospital in China's capital city -- home to over 21 mil

Strange disease threatens Caribbean coral reef

Strange disease threatens Caribbean coral reef

The breathtaking reds, yellows and purples of the Mesoamerican Reef have been turning sickly white, leading researchers on a desperate hunt to understand and fight the mysterious disease killing the Caribbean's corals.In a little over a year, the Mexican Cari

TB drug price slashed in global push to thwart killer disease

TB drug price slashed in global push to thwart killer disease

A pharmaceutical multinational on Thursday slashed the price of a key anti-tuberculosis drug boosting the battle against the world's deadliest infectious disease, as a new treatment was also set to begin extensive testing.The initiatives came as the United Na