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No more AIDS by 2030?

Being diagnosed with HIV today means something very different than it did 20 or 30 years ago.

Being diagnosed with HIV today means something very different than it did 20 or 30 years ago.

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Zika virus declared no longer an international emergency by WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency – warning at the same time that the virus will continue to spread where mosquitoes carrying

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency – warning at the same time that the virus will continue to spread where mosquitoes carrying

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New Delhi smog surpasses hazardous levels

Authorities in New Delhi have begun revoking licences of older diesel vehicles and halted construction work, in a desperate bid to combat days of extreme air…

Authorities in New Delhi have begun revoking licences of older diesel vehicles and halted construction work, in a desperate bid to combat days of extreme air…

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'Use a condom or avoid sex for 6 months after visiting Zika areas'

The World Health Organisation has advised that anyone returning from areas affected by the Zika virus should practice safe sex for at least six months.

The World Health Organisation has advised that anyone returning from areas affected by the Zika virus should practice safe sex for at least six months.

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Antibiotic Resistance: a bigger threat than cancer by 2050

Euronews -Sophie Claudet A British study shows that by 2050, antibiotic resistance could become even more deadly than cancer – with more than 10 million victims a…

Euronews -Sophie Claudet A British study shows that by 2050, antibiotic resistance could become even more deadly than cancer – with more than 10 million victims a…

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WHO advises two months of safe sex for Zika prevention

The World Health Organisation is advising anyone who has traveled to any country with a current outbreak of the Zika virus to wait a full eight weeks to have unprotected sex or attempt to conceive a b

The World Health Organisation is advising anyone who has traveled to any country with a current outbreak of the Zika virus to wait a full eight weeks to have unprotected sex or attempt to conceive a b

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Zika virus: WHO rejects demands to move Rio Olympics

The World Health Organization has rejected demands for this summer’s Rio Olympics to be moved or postponed due to the Zika virus.

The World Health Organization has rejected demands for this summer’s Rio Olympics to be moved or postponed due to the Zika virus.

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Brazil will be ready for Olympic Games despite Zika, says minister

The World Health Organization (WHO) chief says the agency is increasingly concerned about the mosquito-borne virus Zika . Margaret Chan noted that

The World Health Organization (WHO) chief says the agency is increasingly concerned about the mosquito-borne virus Zika . Margaret Chan noted that

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Mosquitoes the world’s deadliest animal (after man, of course)

Mosquitoes (all genera combined) kill more than 500,000 people worldwide each year. That makes them the second most deadly species to humans after

Mosquitoes (all genera combined) kill more than 500,000 people worldwide each year. That makes them the second most deadly species to humans after

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Zika virus - race on in the battle to find a vaccine

With the global concern appearing to rise almost daily, how long it will take to produce a vaccine to fight the Zika virus? The World Health

With the global concern appearing to rise almost daily, how long it will take to produce a vaccine to fight the Zika virus? The World Health

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Zika virus outbreak sparks abortion debate in Brazil

A debate is raging in Brazil over the country’s restrictive abortion laws against the background of an outbreak of the Zika virus. A rise in the

A debate is raging in Brazil over the country’s restrictive abortion laws against the background of an outbreak of the Zika virus. A rise in the

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Zika virus: WHO fearful of spread into Africa, Asia, Europe and US

As Australian health officials confirm two cases of the Zika virus in New South Wales, the World Health Organization has expressed fear it could

As Australian health officials confirm two cases of the Zika virus in New South Wales, the World Health Organization has expressed fear it could

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WHO declares global emergency over condition connected to Zika

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global emergency over a condition linked to the Zika virus. A connection has been made been the

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global emergency over a condition linked to the Zika virus. A connection has been made been the

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Race to find vaccine, as mosquito-born Zika virus grips Americas

The race is on to find a vaccine, as the mosquito-born Zika virus takes hold in the Americas. It is being linked to severe birth defects. Around

The race is on to find a vaccine, as the mosquito-born Zika virus takes hold in the Americas. It is being linked to severe birth defects. Around

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"Explosive" risk of baby-crippling Zika virus spreading says WHO

The World Health Organisation is sounding the alarm, belatedly say its critics, about what it says is an “explosive” threat of the incurable Zika

The World Health Organisation is sounding the alarm, belatedly say its critics, about what it says is an “explosive” threat of the incurable Zika

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Brazil sends in troops to help eradicate mosquito-borne Zika virus

Brazil has warned it’s losing the battle against the spread of the Zika virus which is suspected of being responsible for a dramatic rise in the

Brazil has warned it’s losing the battle against the spread of the Zika virus which is suspected of being responsible for a dramatic rise in the

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What is the Zika virus?

Zika is a mosquito-borne virus affecting large parts of Latin America and the Caribbean and spreading quickly through the region. There is currently

Zika is a mosquito-borne virus affecting large parts of Latin America and the Caribbean and spreading quickly through the region. There is currently

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WHO raises the alarm over spread of Zika virus through the Americas

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the mosquito-borne Zika virus could spread to almost every country in the Americas. It has been

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the mosquito-borne Zika virus could spread to almost every country in the Americas. It has been

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WHO declares Liberia free of Ebola

The World Health Organisation has declared that Liberia is free of Ebola. It means the latest outbreak of the deadly disease is effectively over. The

The World Health Organisation has declared that Liberia is free of Ebola. It means the latest outbreak of the deadly disease is effectively over. The

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Guinea free of Ebola, says WHO

Public education and aggressive intervention have paid off and Guinea is now Ebola-free – so says the World Health Organization, two years after the

Public education and aggressive intervention have paid off and Guinea is now Ebola-free – so says the World Health Organization, two years after the

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Beijing 'airpocalypse' red alert now in force

Tough restrictions come into force today in Beijing which has issued its first ever red alert for pollution. That’s the most serious warning

Tough restrictions come into force today in Beijing which has issued its first ever red alert for pollution. That’s the most serious warning