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The flu is hitting young and middle aged people in the United States particularly hard this season, as a tough flu strain re-emerged and too few people were vaccinated, health authorities said Thursday.
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The Centre has expressed concern at re-emergence of leprosy cases in certain pockets of the eighth North Eastern states which have reported 747 new cases.
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The Union Health Ministry has directed states to strictly implement the central rules to discourage consumption of cigarette and other tobacco products and act against advertising them directly or indirectly.
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Chief Ministers of 11 states have pledged their support to Voice of Tobacco Victims (VOTV), a national campaign against chewing tobacco.
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Avian influenza is caused by viruses adapted to birds, and can also be transferred to humans.
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A new test can diagnose TB in less than two hours with very high accuracy.