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Pakistan among countries where antibiotic levels in rivers far exceed ‘safe’ levels

Pakistan among countries where antibiotic levels in rivers far exceed ‘safe’ levels

A first ever global study has discovered that concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels by up to 300 times. Sites where antibiotics exceeded ‘safe’ levels by the greatest degree were in Bangladesh, Kenya, Ghana, Pakistan …Continue reading

706,000 Pakistani children could fall prey to pneumonia by 2030, warns aid group

An analysis conducted by aid group Save the Children (STC) and Johns Hopkins University (JHU) has revealed that nearly 11 million children could fall prey to pneumonia by the year 2030, including 706,000 from Pakistan. Pneumonia is an acute respiratory infection that …Continue reading

Toyota announces another recall

This past Friday, Japanese car manufacturer Toyota announced that it would be recalling over 2.4 million hybrid cars over a fault that could cause crashes. The announcement effects models of the Prius and Auris hybrid vehicles produced between October 2008 and November …Continue reading

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