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3253 Articles Matching "world"

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Jan 20, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival....
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Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Jan 20, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival....
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Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Jan 19, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival....
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Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Than Thought

Jan 18, 2020 , WebMD
Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide as once believed, and children in poor regions account for an excessive number of such deaths, researchers...
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Wondfo Medical Test Suppliers Join China Billionaire Couple Ranks

Jan 18, 2020 , Forbes
China is home to the world's second-largest number of...
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Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than Thought

Jan 18, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Worldwide Than ThoughtCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00...
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1 in 5 deaths globally are due to sepsis, study says

Jan 17, 2020 , CNN Health
Worldwide sepsis infections and deaths are double what was previously estimated, a new study says. Sepsis also remains the most common cause of in-hospital deaths in the United States, costing the country $24 billion a year....
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The best country in the world to raise a child? It's not America, survey finds

Jan 16, 2020 , CNN Health
The US came in at number 18 for best country to raise a child, beaten by many countries in Europe, Canada and Australia....
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Tokyo, 15 Others: Newest Cities In Bloomberg Partnership Against World’s Leading Killer

Jan 16, 2020 , Forbes
These additional cities bring the total participating to 70 cities around the world....
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WHO says new China coronavirus could spread, warns hospitals worldwide

Jan 15, 2020 , Reuters
There may have been limited human-to-human transmission of a new coronavirus in China within families, and it is possible there could be a wider outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday....
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Climate crisis, epidemics among next decade's urgent health challenges, WHO says

Jan 15, 2020 , CNN Health
Climate change, infectious diseases, anti-vaxxers and antimicrobial resistance all made their way on to the World Health Organization's list of urgent health challenges facing the next decade....
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Roche aims to 'underwhelm' on SMA drug price to challenge rivals

Jan 15, 2020 , Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Roche plans to price its oral spinal muscular atrophy drug (SMA) risdiplam aggressively to challenge two of the world's most expensive medicines, Biogen's Spinraza and Novartis's gene therapy Zolgensma....
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China pneumonia outbreak not spreading at present: WHO

Jan 13, 2020 , Reuters
An outbreak of pneumonia that has killed one person in China and infected 40 others appears to be linked to a single seafood market in the central city of Wuhan and has not spread beyond there so far, the World Health Organization said on Sunday....
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World's worst measles epidemic kills 6,000 people in Democratic Republic of Congo

Jan 13, 2020 , CNN Health
Measles has killed more than 6,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization has said....
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Lyme Disease Vaccine Could Be Ready In 4 to 5 Years

Jan 12, 2020 , Forbes
For now, the only prevention lies in avoiding tick contact but one company, Valneva, is working fervently to develop what they believe will be the world’s first vaccine against Lyme’s disease....
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Slovakia reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu: OIE

Jan 11, 2020 , Reuters
Slovakia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus among backyard poultry in the western part of the country, the first such outbreak in nearly three years, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday....
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African swine fever spreads near the German border: OIE

Jan 10, 2020 , Reuters
Poland recorded 55 outbreaks of African swine fever in wild boar near the German border last month, the world animal health body said on Thursday, in a sign the deadly virus is spreading near one of the European Union's biggest pork exporters....
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Medirom partners with MATRIX industries to deliver world’s first self-powered health monitoring smartband

Jan 10, 2020 , Mobile Health News
Medirom, a healthtech company based in Japan, has announced that at CES 2020 it will be working with MATRIX Industries, a Silicon Valley material science company, to deliver the world’s first health monitoring smartband named MOTHER that never requires charging. This will enable users in the US and Japan to monitor their health activities 24/7.  HOW IT...
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India reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Chhattisgarh state: OIE

Jan 09, 2020 , Reuters
India has reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N1 bird flu virus on a poultry farm in the central state of Chhattisgarh, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report from India's fisheries and animal husbandry ministry....
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WHO says new virus may have caused China pneumonia outbreak

Jan 09, 2020 , Reuters
A cluster of more than 50 pneumonia cases in China's central city of Wuhan may be due to a newly emerging member of the family of viruses that caused the deadly SARS and MERS outbreaks, World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
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