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WHO issues medical alert on falsified weight-loss, diabetic drugs

The World Health Organization has issued a medical product alert on falsified semaglutides, an active ingredient in Ozempic, a diabetic drug made by.

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Heatwaves sweep across globe, Paris Olympic athletes may face the heat

Heatwaves are continuing to sweep across the world with “numerous record-breaking” high temperatures possible in the US, according to meteorological departments and weather.

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Vaccine Alliance steps up bid to end rabies by 2030 after Covid-19 pause

The UN’s Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, has restored its efforts to prevent and control rabies globally by increasing the availability of vaccines and.

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Child in India detected with bird flu in eastern West Bengal state: WHO 

A four-year-old child in India has been detected with avian influenza A(H9N2) in the Eastern state of West Bengal, the World Health Organization.

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Person in Mexico dies after contracting avian influenza, WHO says

A 59-year-old person in Mexico died in April after contracting avian influenza A(H5N2) virus, the first such death in the country, according to.

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Global pandemic accord may see the light of day in 2025, ‘or earlier’: WHO

Negotiations at reaching a global accord to help fight pandemics better will conclude by 2025 or “earlier if possible at a special session.

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Hunger, famine, stare at displaced Sudanese, WHO appeals for funds 

Eighteen million people are “acutely” hungry in conflict-ridden Sudan as a famine is on the horizon and 800,000 civilians get ready for large-scale.

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WHO deletes five pathogen-antibiotic combinations in new list, adds four

The World Health Organization, after seven years, has updated its pathogens list which has 15 families of antibiotic-resistant bacteria grouped into critical, high.

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Cholera kills 1,766 people in Jan-April period, vaccines in short supply 

HQ Team May 17, 2024: More than 1,700 people have died globally due to cholera in the four months ended April amid a.

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Birth by C-section may double the chance of measles vaccine failure

HQ Team May 17, 2024: A measles vaccine given to a child born by caesarean section is likely to be 2.6 times completely.

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