Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar - Litchi Connect, Malnutrition

The outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar has led to close to 350 cases and around …

Doctors Strike - Kolkata Case

Junior doctors in a medical college in Kolkata were recently attacked, over the death of a patient.

Nipah Virus Case in Kerala

A youth from Ernakulam district in Kerala has tested positive for the Nipah virus infection.

Human Health Impacts of Air Pollution

The United Nations has warned that 9 out of 10 people on the planet are now breathing polluted air.

Under-Five Mortality and Low Birth Weight - Lancet Global Health

The Lancet Global Health journal recently published the results of studies on under-five mortality a…

Report on Economic Impacts of Antimicrobial Resistance

The Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG) has brought out a report on ec…

RTS,S or Mosquirix - World's First Malaria Vaccine  

A pilot program testing a new malaria vaccine, RTS,S, began in the African country of Malawi.

Measles Outbreak in New York, US

New York City recently declared a public health emergency and ordered mandatory vaccinations for mea…

Life Expectancy - World Health Statistics Overview 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released the World Health Statistics Overview 2019.

Addressing Undernutrition in India

There is decline in infant and under-five mortality rates in India along with a simultaneous increas…
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