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This graphic shows the life cycle of the ebolavirus. Bats are strongly implicated as both reservoirs and hosts for the ebolavirus. Of the five identified ebolavirus subtypes, four are capable…

The UN World Health Organization say that new figures suggest 70 percent of those infected with Ebola in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported. The WHO has warned…


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 110-acre integrated Food Park in Tumkur in Karnataka today. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Modi said, Centre and the states have to…


The Union Health Ministry has conceptualised dedicating a particular day of each year for highlighting the dangers of Hypertension, the silent killer which, according to World Health Organisation (WHO),…

The Ministry of Health, in coordination with the Ministries of Home Affairs (Immigration Department), External Affairs and Civil Aviation, is constantly tracking passengers arriving in India from the West…

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday officially declared the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) as the “most complex outbreak leading to public health emergency”. It has called…

Data on Autism, which is a neuro-developmental disorder, is not maintained on a centralized basis in India. There are no large scale studies on population prevalence of autism in…

Comparative data regarding antibiotic consumption in India and other countries is not maintained.  There has been a growing public health concern regarding antimicrobial resistance in pathogens on account of…

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