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An increase in the number of laboratory-confirmed measles cases has been observed in Ethekwini and Umgungundlovu districts from July 2017. Photo by Drew Hays on Unsplash

Stomach-churning symbols of the environmental calamity facing China have never been in short supply: exploding watermelons, toxic running tracks, rivers that flow the colour of blood.

Buildings that are built and renovated with the environment and resource-efficiency in mind are not only greener and cheaper to operate, maintain and demolish, but they’re healthier places for peop

KINSHASA - More than 500 people have died so far in a cholera epidemic that is sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

A study done by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and published by Nature Energy in August finds that wind power in the United States is responsible for saving thousands of lives and over $100 billion

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For Andrew Kilula, the wastewater perpetually seeping from his toilet presents a daunting and costly challenge.

Ahmedabad: With two more swine flu deaths reported in the state on Monday, the death toll due to the H1N1 virus infection reached 400 from January to September 11, said an official statement of the

The viral disease H1N1 (swine flu) has claimed 48 lives in the last two months in the state. Health Minister Brahm Mohindra has called it “a serious situation”.

Bhopal: At a time when the viral infection season is at its peak, health department-linked laboratories are failing to provide diagnostics reports on time.

Fourteen new cases of dengue were reported from different parts of the city today, taking the count of patients to 300.