Plague quarantine lifted from Chinese city of Yumen

China has lifted a nine-day quarantine imposed on its north-western city of Yumen following the death of a resident from plague last week.

Plague quarantine lifted from Chinese city

China has lifted a nine-day quarantine imposed on its north-western city of Yumen following the death of a resident from plague last week.

UK rail project uncovers bodies from plague period

Excavations for a railroad line in London have uncovered the remains of 13 bodies and ceramics that appear to date back to the mid-14th century when the bubonic plague ravaged Britain, the BBC reported.

`Exposure to chemical may cause heart disease`

Exposure to perfluoro-octanoic acid may be linked with heart disease and peripheral arterial disease.

PDS plagued by leakage, diversion of grains: World Bank

Contending that benefits of public
distribution system have been "limited" for the poor, the
World Bank on Wednesday suggested that the idea of cash transfers
instead of foodgrains can be considered in the long term.

Plague came from China: Scientists

The first outbreak of plague occurred in China more than 2,600 years ago before reaching Europe.

Plague came from China: Scientists

The first outbreak of plague occurred in China more than 2,600 years ago before reaching Europe.

Plague outbreak takes third life in China

An outbreak of pneumonic plague in northwest China has claimed a third victim, local health authorities reported, as they continued to cordon off a town.