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Climate change could push up risk of avian flu


August 30th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Rising sea levels, melting glaciers, intense rainstorms and more frequent heat waves are among the effects of climate change, add to these the latest risk, increased ... Read more...

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Road fatalities fall in Abu Dhabi


July 12th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 11 (IANS/WAM) Number of human deaths as a result of being hit by vehicles have fallen by 19.5 percent to 33 in the first half of 2012 ... Read more...

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Tigers maul, kill Maharashtra forest guard


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 22 (IANS) In a gory tragedy, a forest guard was killed by a family of tigers when he had gone to replenish their watering holes in the deep ... Read more...

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Bihar alert on avian influenza


February 26th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 26 (IANS) Bihar has sounded an alert against possible spread of avian influenza after a large number of crows died in the state from bird flu, officials said ... Read more...

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Major diseases get only 10 percent of research funds: Expert


October 26th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Oct 25 (IANS) Diseases accounting for 90 percent of the global disease burden receive only 10 percent of all medical research worldwide, said a Yale University professor here ... Read more...

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Mass diseases not being fought properly: expert


October 25th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sonepat (Haryana), Oct 25 (IANS) Diseases that account for 90 percent of the global disease burden receive only 10 percent of all medical research worldwide, an expert said Tuesday.Pneumonia, diarrhoea, ... Read more...

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Jumbos’ terror back to haunt Chhattisgarh tribals


September 26th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 26 (IANS) After giving sleepless nights for a week to tribals in forests of Chhattisgarh's Surguja district late last month, a herd of wild jumbos returned Monday to ... Read more...

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Huge toxic waste killing animals in China


August 15th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) Over 5,000 tonnes of highly toxic industrial waste have been dumped in a Chinese rural area, causing death to livestock and polluting soil and water, authorities ... Read more...

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Funeral Service Of Dawn Brancheau Held In Chicago


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chicago, Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The funeral service of Dawn Brancheau, the SeaWorld trainer who lost her life last week after a killer whale attacked her, was held on Monday. ... Read more...

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Crocodiles kill eight in Zimbabwe dam


January 18th, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Harare, Jan 18 (DPA) Eight fish poachers have been killed by crocodiles in a major dam in Zimbabwe in the last two weeks, media reports said Sunday. A ninth victim was severely injured ... Read more...

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Cancer a major threat to wildlife too


June 25th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A recent study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has revealed that cancer not only touches the lives of humans, it is also a major threat to wild ... Read more...

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Medical aid to West Bengal cyclone victims


June 9th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
South 24 Pargana (WB), June 9 (ANI): Army has set up medical camps for the displaced victims of cyclone Aila, residing in the relief camps in South 24 Pargana district near the ... Read more...

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Animals on runways can cause serious problems for airplanes


May 5th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A new study has found that animals can gain easy access to runways and infield areas at small airports, increasing the likelihood of planes striking those animals.The study, ... Read more...

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Jumbo-menaced Chhattisgarh to get two elephant reserves


February 19th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 19 (IANS) The central government has approved a proposal of Chhattisgarh government to create two elephant reserves in the state that has witnessed 23 human deaths by wild jumbos in ... Read more...

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Antibiotic developed to kill resistant bacteria


July 7th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) A new drug could sound the death knell of resistant strains of bacteria by targeting a gene that confers them with their immunity. Rockefeller University scientists tested the ... Read more...

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Horses are the animals that are most likely to cause human deaths!


July 5th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 5 (ANI): Horses are the animals that are most likely to cause human deaths in Australia, according to a report.Statistics compiled by the National Coroners Information System suggests ... Read more...

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Asia’s first bird flue combat depot launched in Thailand


March 25th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, March 25 (DPA) The US Tuesday launched Asia's first avian influenza combat depot in Thailand to supply emergency kits to fight new outbreaks in the region of the H5N1 virus that ... Read more...

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Central China confirms new human bird flu case


February 19th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb.19 (ANI): China's Ministry of Health has confirmed a human case of H5N1 bird flu in the central Hunan Province. A 22-year-old man surnamed Li in Jianghua County, Yongzhou City, suffered ... Read more...

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