Two suspected cases of polio have been reported in Bihar's Darbhanga district and the samples taken from two children were sent for tests at a laboratory in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Sunday.
In an alarming news about the quality of air in Delhi, a survey has found the deadly PM2.5 levels in the national capital was 10 times higher than the safety limit prescribed by the World Health Organisation.
The number of new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the three worst-affected countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia has fallen to the lowest level since late June, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday.
Rich countries must act swiftly to repair battered health systems and get cash to millions of families in the three countries hit hardest by the world's worst Ebola outbreak, the international development agency Oxfam said on Tuesday.
Researchers in the US studying the genetic makeup of Ebola in West Africa said on Tuesday that they have identified several mutations that could potentially interfere with the effectiveness of new drugs for the deadly virus.