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New city in DRC reports case of Ebola

The Democratic Republic of Congo's second-largest city in the country's east, Bunia, has reported a case of Ebola, in a six-month-old baby. The health ministry...

America

Fentanyl-Linked Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic’s Third Wave

Martha Bebinger, WBUR Men are dying after opioid overdoses at nearly three times the rate of women in the United States. Overdose deaths are increasing...

Asia

Kazakh president steps down, after three decades of rule

Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev has resigned from his post, which he has been holding since 1989 when the oil-rich central Asian nation emerged out...

Australia

Measles outbreak reported in New Zealand

The south island of New Zealand is witnessing a measles outbreak, with 22 confirmed cases so far, while one-fifth of the Canterbury region having...

Europe

UK to face water shortage

England could run out of water in the next 25 years unless some ambitious actions are takes, says the Environment Agency. According to a report...

International

Drug-resistant TB: a new study offers new hope

New research holds promise of a shorter treatment course for people with drugresistant- TB. Daniel Irungu/EPA Andrew Nunn, UCL and I.D. Rusen, University of Toronto Tuberculosis (TB)...

India

World Happiness Report 2019: Indians among those witness largest drops in...

World's fastest-growing major economy, India is one among the five countries whose citizens have witnessed the largest drops in happiness levels, shows a new...

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Developing countries are bad at collecting taxes. What can help

Roberto Ricciuti, University of Verona; Antonio Savoia, University of Manchester, and Kunal Sen, University of Manchester The ability to raise revenues from taxes – called...

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Understanding Loneliness In Older Adults — And Tailoring A Solution

Judith Graham, KHN For years, Dr. Linda Fried offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. “Go out and...

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