Disease Epidemic threats loom in Africa, more than 70 killed by Lassa Fever epidemic in Nigeria

Disease Epidemic threats loom in Africa, more than 70 killed by Lassa Fever epidemic in Nigeria

Abuja/Kinshasa: Although the COVID-19 outbreak has not affected the African continent, the threat of other epidemics looms large. The outbreak of Lassa fever is on a rampage in Nigeria, the largest country in Africa, and more than 70 people have died in the outbreak. At the same time, the influence of the Ebola virus epidemic […]

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Alert issued in Asian countries because of the epidemic of a mysterious disease in China

Alert issued in Asian countries because of the epidemic of a mysterious disease in China

Beijing: An epidemic of an unknown virus is rapidly spreading in China and thus, alerts have been issued in the Asian countries. The epidemic broke out in the Wuhan city of the Hebei province. The Chinese agencies have informed that 44 people have been infected in the last few days. But there is a fear […]

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Epidemic of unknown disease will claim 80 million lives in 36 hours, warned an international study group in the UN

Epidemic of unknown disease will claim 80 million lives in 36 hours, warned an international study group in the UN

New York: In 1918, the outbreak of the Spanish Influenza had claimed lives of more than 50 million people the world over. On the same lines, if a new disease spreads across the world, it could kill 80 million people in 36 hours, warned an international study group. This is the third instance where a […]

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Ebola death toll in DR Congo crosses 410, WHO fear the disease, could spread to the neighbouring countries.

Ebola death toll in DR Congo crosses 410, WHO fear the disease, could spread to the neighbouring countries.

Kinshasa: By each passing day, the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is evolving into a more dangerous form than it is at present taking the death tolla bove 410. Fears have been expressed that the epidemic could continue for six more months and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that it could also spread […]

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New Zealand to slaughter 150,000 cows to end Mycoplasma disease

New Zealand to slaughter 150,000 cows to end Mycoplasma disease

Wellington: To contain the epidemic of the disease ‘Mycoplasma bovis’ spreading in cattle, almost 150,000 animals will be slaughtered in New Zealand. While announcing this decision on Monday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern clarified that there was no other option to eliminate the disease. This campaign will be implemented over the next decade at […]

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‘Wheat blast’ disease endangers the wheat production in West Bengal

‘Wheat blast’ disease endangers the wheat production in West Bengal

Kolkata: The infiltration of terrorists smuggling  along with them arms, drugs and fake currency from Bangladesh to India has been a source of perennial concern to India. Adding to this now, ‘wheat blast’ a fungal disease has been spreading over the crops in West Bengal via Bangladesh. On account of ‘wheat blast’ the wheat crop  in […]

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Coronavirus deaths and cases rise dangerously in Brazil

Coronavirus deaths and cases rise dangerously in Brazil

Brasilia: – More than 4,500 Coronavirus deaths were reported from around the world in the last 24 hours, and there was an addition of 116,304 new cases. For the first time, the number of cases reported from Brazil is higher than in the United States. Satisfaction is being expressed on the reports that 2.6 million […]

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30 groups working on Coronavirus vaccine in the country, informs Chief Scientific Advisor of India

30 groups working on Coronavirus vaccine in the country, informs Chief Scientific Advisor of India

New Delhi: Dr K Raghavan, Principal Scientific Advisor to the government of India, informed ‘30 groups in the country are working tirelessly on the development of a vaccine for Coronavirus. Generally, it takes anywhere between 10 and 15 years to develop a vaccine for a disease. But the current challenge is developing a vaccine in […]

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Coronavirus deaths in US cross 100,000

Coronavirus deaths in US cross 100,000

Baltimore: – Number of Coronavirus deaths around the world has crossed 350,000, and out of these, more than 100,000 deaths have been reported from the United States alone. The total number of Coronavirus cases in the world has reached 5.7 million, and 74% of these cases are from 12 countries. The comforting news is that […]

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