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WHO alarmed by global uptick in measles cases

WHO alarmed by global uptick in measles cases

Reported measles cases rose by 30 percent in 2017 according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Multiple countries experienced outbreaks of the disease, including European nations and the United States. An estimated 110,000 deaths have been attributed to the disease. The spike …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

Pakistani eyeliner leads to lead poisoning in three children in Australia

The New South Wales state government has issued a public health alert over Pakistan-made Hashmi brand products which are suspected to have caused three children in Australia to fall ill with lead poisoning. Lead was discovered by doctors in the blood of …Continue reading

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