By Depu Pulak 10-May-2023

What is the Marburg virus and how dangerous is it?

The Marburg virus has killed five people in north-west Tanzania.

The highly-infectious disease is similar to Ebola, with symptoms including fever, muscle pains, diarrhoea, vomiting and, in some cases, death through

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By Depu Pulak 07-May-2023

Covid global health emergency is over, WHO says

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that Covid-19 no longer represents a "global health emergency".

The statement represents a major step towards ending the pandemic and comes three years after

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By Depu Pulak 04-May-2023

US drug regulator approves worlds first RSV vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) - an illness that kills thousands of Americans each year.

The vaccine still needs approval from

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By Depu Pulak 13-Mar-2023

Talking On Your Cell Phone May Increase Hypertension Risk

  • New research suggests that cell phone usage may be connected to blood pressure levels.
  • The more time a person spent on the phone the higher risk of having hypertension.
  • Experts say the

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By Depu Pulak 15-Aug-2022

Washing With These Types of Soaps Can Make You More Attractive to Mosquitoes

  • A new study has found that washing with different soaps may change how mosquitoes perceive you.
  • Washing with soap was shown to alter a person’s odor profile, making them more or

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