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Conflict, climate change, COVID, forces more people into hunger

Climate Change

Global hunger levels have skyrocketed because of conflict, climate change and the economic impact of COVID-19; and one in five children around the world is stunted, UN agencies warned on Monday. 12 July 2021:New data that represents the first comprehensive global assessment of food insecurity carried out since the coronavirus …

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Top headlines of the day | 12th July 2021 | #ModiAgainstFarmers trending on Twitter

Headlines

COVID-19 Vaccination Update India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses landmark milestone of 38 Crore. More than 37.03 lakh Vaccine Doses administered today till 7 pm. More than 11.80 Crore Vaccine doses administered in the age group 18-44, so far. Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the newly built Center of Excellence …

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Top headlines of the day | 11th July 2021

Headlines

PM to interact with Indian athletes’ contingent bound for Tokyo Olympics on 13th July Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the Indian athletes’ contingent bound for Tokyo Olympics on 13th July at 5 PM via video conferencing. The interaction by the Prime Minister is an endeavour to motivate the …

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Top headlines of the day | 10th July 2021

Headlines

“Covid Not Over”: Himachal Chief Minister Urges Tourists To Follow Norms “Tourists are thronging popular destinations in Himachal Pradesh as the heatwave has hit the plains and the second wave of COVID-19 is seeing a significant decline in the country”, reports NDTV. Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine does not contain graphene oxide, …

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A memorial on the factory site is nothing but a planned cover-up: International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal

No mpre Bhopals

Building a Memorial on the highly contaminated Union Carbide factory site is a “planned cover-up” of the crimes of Dow Chemical against the environment and people of Bhopal Bhopal 10th July 2021. At a press conference, yesterday leaders of four organizations working with survivors of the Union Carbide disaster called …

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WHO updates guidance regarding myocarditis and pericarditis reported with COVID-19 mRNA vaccines

COVID-19 News

COVID-19 subcommittee of the WHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS): updated guidance regarding myocarditis and pericarditis reported with COVID-19 mRNA vaccines COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and Myocarditis: benefits outweigh the risks, says WHO committee | The Link Between Myocarditis and COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines Geneva, Friday, 9 July 2021: On …

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Researchers uncover mechanisms related to Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children

Health news

*Jyoti Singh New Delhi, July 9th (India Science Wire): Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), affects a few children who have been infected with COVID19. Several body organs, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal organs, become inflamed, threatening the child’s life. With medical care, many are …

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Billions of people will lack access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene in 2030 unless progress quadruples – warn WHO, UNICEF

World Health Organization

Latest estimates reveal that 3 in 10 people worldwide could not wash their hands with soap and water at home during the COVID-19 pandemic Geneva/New York 1 July 2021. Billions of people around the world will be unable to access safely managed household drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services in …

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Eating disorder behaviours alter reward response in the brain: Study

Brain

National Institutes of Health (NIH) -funded study finds changes can affect food intake control circuitry and cause disorders to progress. New Delhi, 02nd July 2021. Researchers have found that eating disorder behaviours, such as binge-eating, alter the brain’s reward response process and food intake control circuitry, which can reinforce these …

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Genetic clues, the potential for tailored therapy: a study of rare childhood cancer

Cancer

New findings suggest that children with rhabdomyosarcoma could benefit from tumour genetic testing. Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment In children with rhabdomyosarcoma, or RMS, a rare cancer that affects the muscles and other soft tissues, the presence of mutations in several genes, including TP53, MYOD1, and CDKN2A, appears to be associated with …

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