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Strange disease kills 50 people in KogiStrange disease kills 50 people in Kogi

A virus that caused a spate of vomiting and diarrhea in Asia last winter appears to be spreading globally, threatening larger outbreaks of gastro infections that are a bane of luxury cruises.

MUMBAI: Every monsoon, the BMC is deluged with complaints of water contamination. So this year, the civic body has increased the number of sampling points in the city.

Noroviruses, a group of viruses responsible for over 50 per cent of gastroenteritis or infectious diarrhea cases globally, can spread by air up to several metres from an infected person, a new stud

PESHAWAR: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that gastrointestinal diseases, acute respiratory infection and unexplained fever are on the rise among the internally displaced persons (IDPs

Twenty people, most of them children, had died of gastroenteritis and other waterborne diseases at DHQ Hospital in June.

Studies on urban metabolism have provided important insights in the material and socio political issues associated with the flow. However, there is dearth of studies that reveal how infrastructure as a hybrid of social and material construct facilitates disease emergence.