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Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic

New York, July 3 (IBNS): The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of households in the reg ...

80 adolescents a day will still die of AIDS by 2030, despite slowdown in epidemic

New York, By 2030, around 80 adolescents will be dying of AIDS every day if “we don’t accelerate progress in preventing transmission,” the head of the United Nations Chi ...

Brazil lifts Zika emergency as cases drop by 95 percent

Rio de Janeiro, May 12 (JEN): The Brazilian health ministry has declared the prevailing Zika emergency over as cases have come down significantly, media reports said.