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UNICEF, WHO launch polio vaccination campaign in Yemen

UNICEF, WHO launch polio vaccination campaign in Yemen

Aid agencies have launched a polio vaccination campaign in Yemen to inoculate up to five million children under the age of five across the impoverished Arab state ...

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

Yemen may be on the brink of a new wave of cholera, with a heightened death rate because of widespread malnutrition

Precaution urged to avoid diseases during travel

Precaution urged to avoid diseases during travel

“All travellers are counselled at our clinics to take precautions about food- and water-borne diseases."

10 die in India from Nipah virus, dozens quarantined

10 die in India from Nipah virus, dozens quarantined

Five deaths in the outbreak had previously been confirmed as Nipah. More than 90 people are in quarantine, a health official said.

Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive

Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive

Nearly 260,000 volunteers and workers fanned out across Pakistan in an effort to vaccinate every child below the age of five in a week-long campaign, Pakistan's national coordinator on polio, Mohammad Safdar, said.

Qatar to launch vaccine against cervical cancer this year

Qatar to launch vaccine against cervical cancer this year

Dr Hamad Eid al-Rumaihi said: “We will launch the HPV vaccine during the International Vaccination Week in April. This is approved by the Immunisation Technical Group for both male and female from the age of 12-26.”

ABA Group shows solidarity

ABA Group shows solidarity

Ali Bin Ali (ABA) Group, in a show of solidarity with Qatar and its people, has unveiled a signature canvas bearing the iconic ‘Tamim Al Majd’ mural at its head office.

Yemen cholera epidemic slowing after infecting 400,000

Yemen cholera epidemic slowing after infecting 400,000

Yemen's cholera outbreak is set to hit 400,000 cases on Tuesday but there are signs the three-month-old epidemic is slowing, according to World Health Organisation data analysed by Reuters.

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN

Nearly one in 10 infants received no vaccinations in 2016, meaning that they missed the first innoculation against three lethal diseases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday.

Congo approves use of Ebola vaccination to fight outbreak

Congo approves use of Ebola vaccination to fight outbreak

Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry has approved the use of a new Ebola vaccine to counter an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in its northeast that has killed four people, a spokesman said on Monday.

US soldier dies in anti-IS operation

US soldier dies in anti-IS operation

An American special forces soldier has been killed while conducting operations against the Islamic State group in Afghanistan, the US military said.

Credit Suisse to decide on capital raising soon

Credit Suisse to decide on capital raising soon

Credit Suisse Group will make a decision on its capital raising plans “as soon as possible,” its chief executive said yesterday, without giving specific details on the timing or the type of fund-raising.