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Heart disease and stroke have replaced infectious disease as the top causes of early death in the Arab world, tracking the West in a trend towards lifestyle disorders, The Lancet reported today.
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Global efforts to rein in tuberculosis helped cut the death toll to 1.3 million last year, but drug-resistant forms of the disease are sparking huge concern, the WHO said Wednesday.
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Viral fever, as the name suggests, is a condition that is transmitted from one person to another through direct contact with the person’s bodily fluids.
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A new technique has been developed by a team of researchers to identify the cause of infectious disease outbreaks based on online reports about the symptoms, the season, and the ratio of cases to fatalities.
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Ukraine Monday declared an outbreak of measles, with at least 883 cases of the infectious disease reported across the country so far.
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Diseases such as stomach bugs, flu and colds spread readily via skin contact.