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Death toll from vaping-linked illness now at 19 in US

Death toll from vaping-linked illness now at 19 in US

The death toll in the United States from illnesses linked to e-cigarette use has risen to at least 19, health authorities say, as more than 1,000 others have suffered lung injuries probably linked to vaping.

Vietnam president Tran Dai Quang dies after viral illness

Vietnam president Tran Dai Quang dies after viral illness

Quang, 61, died in a military hospital in Hanoi of a "serious illness despite efforts by domestic and international doctors and professors," Vietnam Television said.

Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a diabetic patient, was undergoing treatment at the AIIMS.

South Korea's LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73

South Korea's LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73

The chairman of South Korea's LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, instrumental to transforming the country's fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a year-long battle with brain disease.

Nigeria's Buhari flies to UK to see doctor

Nigeria's Buhari flies to UK to see doctor

President Muhammadu Buhari flew out of Nigeria on Tuesday, a source at the capital's airport said, less than a day after Buhari announced he was heading to Britain for medical reasons.

US approves second gene therapy against cancer

US approves second gene therapy against cancer

US regulators have approved a second form of gene therapy to fight cancer. The treatment, called Yescarta, is the first immunotherapy on the US market for certain kinds of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) ...

At least 200 Indian police in hospital after meal

At least 200 Indian police in hospital after meal

At least 200 Indian paramilitary police were hospitalised with suspected food poisoning after eating meals at a training camp in the southern state of Kerala, police said Sunday.

Obama returns as fiscal cliff talks remain stalled

Obama returns as fiscal cliff talks remain stalled

President Barack Obama returned yesterday to a sharply-divided Washington where lawmakers have stubbornly refused to compromise ...