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Influenza outbreak: Death toll in Multan rises to 24

MULTAN Jan 18 (TNS): A seasonal outbreak of influenza claimed another life in Multan on Thursday, taking the death toll to 24. The deceased, a...

Measles alert issued at Chicago’s O’Hare airport

WASHINGTON Jan 16 (TNS): Chicago O'Hare International Airport has issued a measles alert for air travellers, four days after a passenger with a confirmed...

Influenza claims two more lives in Multan, death toll rises to 23

MULTAN Jan 16 (TNS): Two more patients died of seasonal influenza in Multan taking the death toll to 23 Tuesday. A male patient and a...

Infection is a serious threat to developing countries

KARACHI Jan 12 (TNS): Dr Nizam Damani an internationally known expert on infection control has called for stopping of inappropriate use of antibiotics by...

Influenza death toll rises to 19 in Multan

MULTAN Jan 11 (TNS): An outbreak of seasonal influenza in Multan has claimed 19 lives in 25 days so far, hospital sources informed on...

UAE bans import of live birds from the Netherlands after avian flu outbreak

DUBAI Jan 05 (TNS): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) HAS issued a ban on the import of live birds from the Netherlands where an...

Drinking hot tea linked to lowered glaucoma risk

WASHINGTON Jan 02 (TNS):  People who drink hot tea daily may be less likely than others to develop glaucoma symptoms, US researchers say. Compared to...

25,000 Health Cards to be issued to deserving families in 2018: Ishtiaq

GILGIT Dec 31 (TNS): Project Director Chief Minister Health Insurance scheme Gilgit-Baltistan Syed Ishtiaq Hussain says twenty five thousand Health Cards will be issued...

CM Punjab takes notice of influenza cases in Multan

MULTAN Dec 31 (TNS): Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif took notice of the spread of influenza in the province Sunday morning, a day after...

In world’s worst cholera outbreak, vaccine talks hang in the balance

LONDON/GENEVA Dec. 30 (TNS): A cholera epidemic in Yemen, one of the worst ever recorded, is likely to surge again around March, giving global...

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