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  • US: Lyme disease experts warn ticks are spreading

    Researchers are warning of a possible surge in tick-borne diseases in the United States this summer. A warming climate increases the likelihood that ticks will spread across the country - and that raises concerns of a public health crisis.

    US: Lyme disease experts warn ticks are spreading
    US: Lyme disease experts warn ticks are spreading

    Researchers are warning of a possible surge in tick-borne diseases in the United States this summer. A warming climate increases the likelihood that ticks will spread across the country - and that raises concerns of a public health crisis.

    02:06Jun 5, 2017

  • Yemen cholera outbreak: More than 500 dead in one month, says UNICEF

    The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) says more than 500 people have died from cholera in Yemen in just one month. UNICEF has warned that the disease is spreading at an alarming rate.

    Yemen cholera outbreak: More than 500 dead in one month, says UNICEF
  • What's being done to repair the damage done by smoking? – Inside Story

    The World Health Organization warns cigarettes kills million every year and tobacco causes massive harm to the environment.

    What's being done to repair the damage done by smoking? – Inside Story
  • US: Anti-vaccination groups blamed in Minnesota measles outbreak

    The US state of Minnesota is battling to contain its worst measles outbreak in three decades. Most cases have been found in the Somali community in Minneapolis. Health officials blame the anti-vaccination movement for a huge drop in inoculations

    US: Anti-vaccination groups blamed in Minnesota measles outbreak
  • Sri Lanka fights to prevent diseases from spreading amid flood crisis

    The public are being asked to help clean drinking wells contaminated by the monsoon floods, as doctors work to prevent diseases like cholera from spreading.

    Sri Lanka fights to prevent diseases from spreading amid flood crisis
  • US: New study links ‘light cigarettes’ directly to cancer

    Researchers have found that the so-called "light cigarettes” may be behind a spike in lung cancer cases. Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou Castro reports.

    US: New study links ‘light cigarettes’ directly to cancer