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Tag: WHO

New drug slashes death rates among drug-resistant TB patients: scientists

A new treatment for a deadly drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis can cure more than 90 percent of sufferers, according to a landmark clinical trial whose results were revealed exclusively to AFP. Doctors in Belarus — a country with one of the world’s highest rates of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis — […]

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India should follow China’s example and clean up the air in its cities, which are among the world’s worst for outdoor pollution, the World Health Organization

open view web desk GENEVA – India should follow China’s example and clean up the air in its cities, which are among the world’s worst for outdoor pollution, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. The WHO’s database of more than 4,300 cities showed Indian cities such as […]