Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHO

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Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHO

LONDON - Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year, and various forms of the lung disease killed about 1.5 million people in 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

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Two cured in US, Spain, as Ebola crisis widens

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Two cured in US, Spain, as Ebola crisis widens

A US photojournalist joined a Spanish nurse in being declared free of Ebola on Tuesday (Oct 21). The survivor stories, however, came as cases continued to soar in West Africa.

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Medicine sector in mountainous districts faces difficulties

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Medicine sector in mountainous districts faces difficulties

Medical workers in the mountainous districts in the North are not only suffering severe climate and far-off and difficult terrain but also working in the absence of facilities and equipment. Moreover, health sector in mountainous and rural districts is facing a workforce crisis.

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Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols

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Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols

The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected.

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Hong Kong students, officials set for first talks on political crisis

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Senior Hong Kong government officials will meet student leaders for the first time on Tuesday in an attempt to defuse more than three weeks of pro-democracy protests which have brought parts of the Asian financial center to a standstill.

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Ebola crisis: Nigeria set to be declared free of virus

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Ebola crisis: Nigeria set to be declared free of virus

Nigeria is expected to be declared officially free of Ebola on Monday, after six weeks with no new cases.

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Ebola tops EU meeting with warnings crisis is at 'tipping point'

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European foreign ministers gather in Luxembourg on Monday to try and formalise a joint EU response to combat the Ebola virus amid diplomatic warnings the crisis has reached a "tipping point".

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Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday

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Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday

A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police.

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Spanish Ebola nurse 'clear' of virus, husband calls handling of crisis 'lousy'

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The Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for two infected priests in a Madrid hospital, appears to have overcome the deadly disease, according to the government; her husband says in a video statement that the country's handling of the crisis was 'lousy'.

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Russia rating cut by Moody’s on sluggish economic growth

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Russia rating cut by Moody’s on sluggish economic growth

Russia’s credit rating was cut to the second-lowest investment grade by Moody’s Investors Service, which cited sluggish growth prospects worsened by the crisis in Ukraine and international sanctions.

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Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations

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Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations

Ban Ki-moon has launched another urgent appeal for funds to help fight Ebola after a United Nations drive for donations fell short of its target.

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World steps up Ebola action as fear mounts

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World steps up Ebola action as fear mounts

Western countries scrambled to review safety measures at airports and borders amid a mounting wave of fear that West Africa's Ebola outbreak will spread worldwide.

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Putin threatens EU gas squeeze raising stakes for Ukraine

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Putin threatens EU gas squeeze raising stakes for Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin flew into Milan last night for peace talks with European Union leaders after threatening to cut the supply of natural gas through Ukraine if the government in Kiev diverts fuel for domestic use.

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Ebola crisis built over months as WHO missed chances

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Ebola crisis built over months as WHO missed chances

Poor communication, a lack of leadership and underfunding plagued the World Health Organization’s initial response to the Ebola outbreak, allowing the disease to spiral out of control.

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Ebola crisis: Obama says US outbreak risk very low

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Ebola crisis: Obama says US outbreak risk very low

US President Barack Obama has played down the chance of an Ebola outbreak in the US, after a second nurse became infected caring for a patient.

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