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Algeria and Argentina Gained the Status of Malaria-Free Nations

Algeria and Argentina Gained the Status of Malaria-Free Nations

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that Malaria had been eradicated from Algeria and Argentina. It is a significant achievement in the mission to fight against the mosquito-borne illness. After the certification, Algeria has become the second country from WHO’s Africa Territory to achieve malaria-free status. As per WHO, Mauritius is the first …

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Scientists Found Sunscreen Ingredients Entered into Body More Than Safety Levels

Scientists Found Sunscreen Ingredients Entered into Body More Than Safety Levels

A study in the U.S. has discovered that the chemicals in sunscreen enter into the bloodstream of users within hours of use. Many active ingredients, present in popular sunscreens, get absorbed into the body than that of being on the skin. The study, published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) on Monday, reveals …

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CDC Warns People to Boil Chicken Instead of Washing It Before Cooking

CDC Warns People to Boil Chicken Instead of Washing It Before Cooking

Many of us rinse chicken before cooking as a precautionary step that helps to prevent diseases. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the move could impose more harm. Health officials once again warned people about the risks of washing raw chicken before cooking it. They quote the risk of spreading harmful bacteria …

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FDA Approved First-Ever Vaccine for Dengue Along with Major Limitations

FDA Approved First-Ever Vaccine for Dengue Along with Major Limitations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Sanofi’s Dengvaxia. It is a vaccine for all four serotypes of dengue. Dengvaxia has previously gained approval from other governments including the European Union and other nineteen companies. It is the first vaccine approved to avoid dengue disease. It is effective in dengue caused by all the …

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Measles Contracted Women May Have Exposed the Disease to Audience of Avengers

Measles Contracted Women May Have Exposed the Disease to Audience of Avengers: Endgame

At the moment the U.S. is in fighting against the worst measles outbreak since 1994. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of cases continues to surge across the country. Reports from federal officials reveal more than hundreds of measles cases emerged nationwide. But the contagious disease continues to spread, …

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Two Customers Contracted HIV after having Vampire Facial at a Mexico Spa

Two Customers Contracted HIV after having Vampire Facial at a Mexico Spa

People believe to relax by visiting a spa. They visit those treatment hubs having various types of services like body massage, steam bath, facials, manicure, pedicure etc. Have you ever imagined those beauty treatment centres may cause illness in people? Yes, two people got HIV after having a facial at a health spa. The New …

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A New Study Reveals Close Ties Between Obesity, Illness and Premature Death

A New Study Reveals Close Ties Between Obesity, Illness and Premature Death

People who have a BMI (Body Mass Index) more than 30 have a potential risk of cardiovascular arrest. A major study reveals being overweight increases the risk of premature death by 50%. Scientists say obesity rates could be higher than estimated. Even more, being slightly obese can raise the chance of severe diseases like Type …

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A Measles-Affected Person Visited Google’s Silicon Valley Headquarters

A Measles-Affected Person Visited Google’s Silicon Valley Headquarters

Google reportedly warned its workers regarding the highly contagious disease. The health department of Santa Clara County, California said a person with measles visited Google’s Silicon Valley headquarters. The campus is now facing an in-house case of measles as the virus rose again across the nation. Besides the news of measles exposure arrives as the …

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Parents Files a Lawsuit Against Mayor’s Order of Vaccine Compulsion to Curb Measles Outbreak

Parents Files a Lawsuit Against Mayor’s Order of Vaccine Compulsion to Curb Measles Outbreak

On Monday, five parents filed a case against the New York City Department of Health. As per the lawsuit, the city exceeded its authority by making the vaccine compulsory in the paces surrounded by measles outbreak. According to the CDC, there is a massive rise in the number of measles cases this year. With 90 …

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Measles Outbreak in Madagascar Has Killed More Than Thousand People

Measles Outbreak in Madagascar Has Killed More Than Thousand People

A measles epidemic in Madagascar is surging in Madagascar. According to a report on Sunday, the disease has killed more than 1,200 people since September. Medical experts stated that only 58% of people on the island are immunized against the fatal infection. Thus, it is the main reason for its spread. As per officials, the …

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