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    The World Health Organisation

    The World Health Organisation

    The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. Its predecessor, the Health Organisation, was an agency of the League of Nations.

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    National

    Coronavirus Alert! Delhi govt bans Indian Premier League matches

    In order to 'prevent and control the outbreak of the epidemic disease, COVID-19, the Delhi government has banned all ...

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    International

    Coronavirus creates panic among people in China, dogs & cats thrown from apartments

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    International

    Pakistanis stuck at Chinese airport appeal for evacuation

    A group of nearly 150 Pakistani nationals stuck at an airport China's Xinjiang region for the past four days amidst the deadly coronavirus outbreak have appealed to the Imran Khan-led government in Islamabad to evacuate them.

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    Business

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    Health

    Researchers discover 102 genes associated with autism

    In the largest genetic sequencing study of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to date, researchers have identified 102 genes associated with risk for autism.

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    Health

    New teeth gel may prevent dental cavities, tooth decay

    Researchers have developed a bioactive peptide that coats tooth surfaces, helping prevent new cavities and heal existing ones in lab experiments.

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    Health

    This blood test may predict onset of tuberculosis

    Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis three to six months before people become unwell, a finding which could help better target antibiotics and save countless lives.

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    Health

    Researchers develop 1st diagnostic test for new Chinese virus

    Researchers have developed the first diagnostic test to detect the novel Chinese coronavirus, which is likely to spread globally.

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    National

    IIT-R discovers new antibacterial molecule

    To eliminate a multitude of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, (IIT-R) have discovered a novel compound.

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    National

    Local pollutants major reason behind Delhi's foul air

    People living in Delhi-NCR, please take note. Researchers have found that activities such as construction, vehicle traffic and domestic heating contribute significantly to the Delhi-National Capital Region's high concentrations of harmful air pollutants.

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