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Qatar confirms first coronavirus case

Qatar has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, state media reported Saturday, after a 36-year-old Qatari woman who was evacuated to Doha from Iran tested positive. Qatar on Thursday repatriated a number of its citizens from Iran—which is battling the worst outbreak outside China—and confined them to a 14-day period of quarantine, the government said.

Philippines hit by first polio case since 2001

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The Philippines has detected its first case of polio since 2001, officials said Thursday, putting some of the blame on mistrust stoked by a dengue fever vaccine scandal. Health authorities said a three-year-old girl in a southern province had contracted polio, while the virus was also detected in Manila’s sewage and

Youth dies as a result of a Smartphone in the bath

Young people with Smartphone in the bathtub and dies In the past week, died in Russia, a young girl in the bath, because your Smartphone fell into the water. The iPhone is the 15-Year-old hung during the use of the charging cable. Russian experts had previously warned of the dangers of mobile phones in the

Second monkeypox case recorded in England: report

Monkeypox is considered mild and typically occurs in remote parts of central and west Africa.  (CDC) A second case of monkeypox was reportedly discovered in England, just days after the first-ever case in the country was confirmed in Cornwall. Both patients are believed to have recently visited Nigeria, but the two cases appear unrelated, the

My Health Record: the case for opting in

My health Record was off to a rocky start. The My Health Record (MHR) system promises to make Australia a leader in providing citizens with access to their own health records. The scheme gives health care professionals access to information on your medications and allergies, immunisation records, summaries of hospital and GP care, investigation reports,

Scientists solve the case of the missing subplate, with wide implications for brain science

The disappearance of an entire brain region should be cause for concern. Yet, for decades scientists have calmly maintained that one brain area, the subplate, simply vanishes during the course of human development. Recently, however, research has revealed genetic similarities between cells in the subplate and neurons implicated in autism—leading a team of Rockefeller scientists to

Congo’s Ebola outbreak reports first confirmed urban case

Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 million people, a worrying shift as the deadly virus risks traveling more easily in densely populated areas. Medical teams hurried to track down anyone thought to have had contact with infected people as this vast, impoverished nation—a veteran of eight previous Ebola

WHO reports new Ebola case in DR Congo, vaccine this week

The head of the World Health Organization said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and that an experimental vaccine to fight the disease is expected to become available in the country this week. Doctor Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on a two-visit to DR Congo, said the suspected