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May 5: World Asthma Day

Every year, on May 5, World Asthma Day is organized by Global Initiative for Asthma. It aims to increase awareness about asthma. The day is observed on first Tuesday of May every year. The World Asthma Day is observed under the theme Theme: Enough Asthma Deaths Need According to the WHO, around 235 million people ..

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Acute Encephalitis Syndrome fear in Bihar

At least 3 children have died in Bihar due to AES. In the last month, about 15 children were diagnosed with the disease. AES AES or acute encephalitis syndrome is a group of diseases affecting the nervous system. It includes a group of conditions such as the Japanese encephalitis. It is caused by a variety ..

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Nigerian Chief Aide of President Muhammadu Buhari dies of COVID-19

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief Aide Abba Kyari died of COVID-19 on April 17, 2020. He had tested positive for the disease and had been receiving treatment for the disease. Abba Kyari Abba Kyari controlled access to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. He was a former military ruler and had tested positive after his visit to ..

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History of Pandemics: Justinian Plague, Black Death and Spanish Flu

The COVID-19 has killed thousands and has indented a bad and deep history of economic crisis. It has locked down almost every super economic power in the world and has left permanent damages to developing countries. There were several other Pandemics in the history that created equal impacts. They are Justinian Plague, Black Death and ..

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A Tiger tests positive of COVID-19 in the US: Zoos on high alert in the country

On April 6, 2020, the Central Zoo Authority of the United States asked all the zoos to stay on high alert after a tiger tested positive of COVID-19. This is the first time COVID-19 infections are reported on an animal. Highlights A four-year-old Malayan tiger in the Bronx Zoo of New York has tested positive ..

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