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KOLKATA: Dengue on Wednesday claimed its fourth victim in south Dum Dum this year with the death a 43-year-old homemaker. Ranjita Mondal, the victim, had tested positive on July 15.

The death toll in Maharashtra so far this year is higher than the number of deaths from H1N1 in the whole country in 2016 — 265

Scientists in The Gambia have come up with new innovative solutions to help stop the spread of malaria.

One of the world's biggest cigarette companies, British American Tobacco, has taken Kenya's government to court over its move to make anti-smoking laws stricter.

Monrovia - As part of it efforts in ensuring that water consumed by citizens is free of contamination, the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) has shutdown 55 mineral water companie

At least 274 billion U.S.

A cholera outbreak in the Kenyan capital has killed four people since May and the government has shut down a three-star hotel and a popular restaurant there to control its spread, the health minist

Rising rates of life expectancy are grinding to a halt in England after more than 100 years of continuous progress, says a leading health expert.

The tobacco industry is hampering efforts to introduce life-saving interventions in low and middle-income countries, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

The latest WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic finds that more countries have implemented tobacco control policies, ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas.

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