A virus mainly carried by fruit bats which has spread across Asian nations has killed at least three people in southern India and caused panic in one district, officials said Monday.
The reassessment came after the first confirmed case in Mbandaka, a city of around 1.5 million.
The death toll from an outbreak of the food-borne disease listeria in South Africa has more than doubled from previous numbers given in January to 172 deaths, the government said on Thursday.
The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has foiled an attempt to smuggle 7.25kg of the illicit drug, cocaine, through Hamad International Airport (HIA).
Zambia's president Edgar Lungu has deployed the army to help combat a cholera outbreak that has claimed 41 lives in the capital Lusaka and affected 1,550 more since September.
Abdulaziz al-Humaidi, a 12-year old Qatari boy living with a generic immune deficiency disorder, has become the first child from Qatar to win a gold medal at the International Festival of Paintings...
When Dolly the sheep was put down before her seventh birthday in 2003, she was said to suffer from age-related osteoarthritis, raising red flags that clones may grow old faster.
The research team of WCM-Q’s Institute for Population Health surveyed 446 people in Qatar from GCC or other Middle Eastern countries and asked a range of questions about Zika.