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Heavy metals found in hunt for source of India's mystery illness

December 09, 2020 1:08 AM

Heavy metals such as lead and nickel have been found in samples taken from 550 people.

S. Korea sticks to flu vaccine plan as death toll rises to 48

October 25, 2020 5:00 AM

SEOUL • The number of South Koreans who have died after getting flu shots has risen to 48, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said yesterday, adding that the vaccines would continue to reduce the chance of having simultaneous epidemics.

South Korea sticks to flu vaccine plan after deaths rise to 48

October 24, 2020 10:20 PM

"It is not the time to suspend a flu vaccination programme,” KDCA Director Jeong Eun-kyung said.

China's increasing wealth is changing the way people die

June 25, 2019 12:54 PM

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - Chronic illnesses like stroke, heart problems and lung cancer became the top causes of premature death in China over the last three decades, according to a new study showing health trends that increasingly resemble the US and other advanced nations.

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