While climate consciousness across the globe is on the rise, the fourth UN Environment Adaptation Gap Report has revealed a considerable gap between countries’ preparedness for climate change and the actual measures that should be put in place to prepare communities for a future of increasing climate risks.

The quality of housing has major implications for people’s health. Poor housing is associated with a wide range of health conditions such as respiratory diseases including asthma, cardiovascular diseases, injuries, mental health and infectious diseases including tuberculosis, influenza and diarrhoea. .

Namibia’s northern Kunene and Kavango regions have been hit by an anthrax outbreak, according to government ministries.

Romaine lettuce has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli in the US and Canada, health officials say.

JAIPUR: Pregnant women in their first trimester, who were tested positive for Zika in Jaipur, can now breathe a huge sigh of relief.

With H1N1 cases, commonly referred to as swine flu, highest in Maharashtra, the state’s public health department has introduced detailed treatment protocol for doctors to reduce mortality in critic

AHMEDABAD: Swine flu killed two more people on Monday in Gujarat, taking the death toll to 63 this year.

Nagpur: Swine flu, also known as H1N1 flu virus, is on the rampage in the city. In last 11 days, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has registered seven deaths and 42 positive cases.

Mr Kumar insisted that swine flu patients be given treatment at a special ward in KGH and not referred to other hospitals.

BAREILLY: After malaria outbreak in Bareilly division, the threat of zika virus looms large over the region as the disease is spread through mosquito bite.

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