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    Disease Sweeping Through Gaza’s Refugee Camps

    85 per cent of people in Gaza are now displaced and doctors are reporting hundreds of thousands of cases of Hepatitis A. Concerns are...

    Nanotech Tool May Help Detect Diseases Using A Smartphone

    A nanotech imaging device, tiny enough to fit on a smartphone camera lens, has the potential to make the diagnosis of certain diseases accessible...

    Affordable analysis of genomes ‘key to tackling diseases’

    Affordable genomic analysis is key to tackling infectious diseases. A project is aiding resource-limited scientists to analyse the genetic material of deadly microbes, enabling...

    Leprosy in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic in Nepal

    Cases of leprosy detected among migrant labourers returning from their employment abroad has reignited the conversation on the much-stigmatised disease. Doctors in Jhapa, Nepal have...

    Child asthma cases linked to cities’ dirty air

    A study published in this month's issue of The Lancet Planertary Health says that nitrogen dioxide pollution is the cause of 1.85 million child asthma...

    Measles progress in reverse as 22 million miss vaccines

    The World Health Organisation says that the fight against measles has been ‘set back a decade’ as vaccinations and disease surveillance have been heavily...

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    NDDB to Execute Upgradation of Biocontainment Facility

    NDDB has executed projects of several bio-containment labs and associated infrastructure in livestock health sector across the country in...
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    UN’s Development Goals: Rich Nations Lead While World’s Poor Lag Far Behind

    According to the ninth edition of the Sustainable Development Report released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, none...

    UNICEF-Backed Report Says Pollution Killed 1.69 Lakh Children in India in 2021

    The State of Global Air report published in partnership with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warns on Wednesday that...

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    NDDB to Execute Upgradation of Biocontainment Facility

    NDDB has executed projects of several bio-containment labs and...

    UN’s Development Goals: Rich Nations Lead While World’s Poor Lag Far Behind

    According to the ninth edition of the Sustainable Development...