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Russia creates powdered vaccine for Ebola

Russia's health ministry has announced that it has created a new dry powder vaccine against deadly Ebola virus disease and it the tests on...

America

The Storm Within: Protecting Loved Ones With Dementia During Florence

Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News As Hurricane Florence barreled toward her coastal community, Patty Younts grappled with a question: Where should a person with dementia...

Asia

Pakistan launches $12.4bn crowd funding drive to build two dams

Pakistan has launched an ambitious $12.4bn crowdfunding drive to raise money for two major hydroelectric dams. The drive was launched by populist Chief Justice Saqib...

Australia

Deep reefs were not spared by 2016 mass bleaching event on...

By Mongabay.com New research finds that the mass bleaching event that led to the death of 30 percent of shallow-water corals on the Great...

Europe

Report says sales of fossil fuel cars have to be stopped...

Meeting the targets set under the Paris Climate Agreement would require Europe to phase out sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030,...

International

39 countries cannot feed people on their own, shows FAO report

Thirty-nine countries are facing major food shortages, driven by conflicts and rapid climate change, says the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Thirty one of these...

India

Expert committee report points to poor state of health among tribals...

Indigenous children in India are more likely to die from malnutrition compared to other communities, says a report by an expert committee. As per the...

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Explained: Five reasons why GDP is a poor measure of progress

We often use the size and growth a country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of its progress in national development. But GDP,...

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Expert committee report points to poor state of health among tribals...

Indigenous children in India are more likely to die from malnutrition compared to other communities, says a report by an expert committee. As per the...

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