The highest mortality rate in Assam was more than seven times that in Goa.

In the world's coldest capital, many burn coal and plastic just to survive temperatures as low as minus 40 degrees—but warmth comes at a price: deadly pollution makes Ulaanbataar's air too toxic fo

India's vaccination coverage to prevent rotavirus infection, a leading cause of severe diarrhoea in young children, was the lowest among the 15 countries which introduced it last year, a new report said. It also pointed out that India lost over 2.6 lakh children under five years from pneumonia and diarrhoea in 2016.

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat is once again witnessing an alarming surge in the number of swine flu cases — an average 200 patients are waging a morbid fight with the viral fever admitted in hospitals spread

Sequence type 36 (ST36) Klebsiella pneumoniae is distributed worldwide. We found an ST36 K. pneumoniae clinical isolate that was carbapenem resistant, carried blaKPC-2, had mucoid regulator gene rmpA, and exhibited high virulence. The finding suggests the emergence of carbapenem-resistant hypervirulent K.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has made a business case for how it plans to support immunisation in Africa.

Gurgaon: The health department has vaccinated 3,500 children in the entire district under the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) drive, thus achieving a target of 100 per cent.

Jaipur: From March, children of the state will get a shield to protect themselves from fatal pneumococcal pneumonia.

Most child deaths in India occur from treatable diseases like pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and complications at birth.

JOHANNESBURG – The World Health Organization (WHO) says one in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard leading to tens of thousands of deaths.

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