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    Bill Gates: We are vulnerable to flu epidemic in next decade

    BBC | Updated at 10:25am on December 30, 2016

    Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates says he is crossing his fingers that a deadly flu epidemic does not strike in the next 10 years because the world is ‘a bit vulnerable right now’...

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    Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

    Reuters | Updated at 11:38am on December 21, 2016

    Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to...

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    Zika virus 'no longer an emergency': WHO

    BBC | Updated at 10:15am on November 19, 2016

    The mosquito-borne Zika virus will no longer be treated as an international medical emergency, the World Health Organisation has declared...

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    Woman falls pregnant twice in 10 days

    BBC | Updated at 11:56am on November 16, 2016

    An Australian woman who was told she may never fall pregnant has given birth to twins conceived 10 days...

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    One in seven children suffer high air pollution: UNICEF

    Reuters | Updated at 09:35am on October 31, 2016

    Almost one in seven children worldwide live in areas with high levels of outdoor air pollution, mostly in South Asia, and their growing bodies are most vulnerable to damage, the UN children's agency UNICEF said on Monday...

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    ‘Super-parenting’ improves children’s autism

    BBC | Updated at 01:10pm on October 26, 2016

    Giving mums and dads the skills to become ‘super parents’ can dramatically improve their child’s autism, a long-term study has...

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    Immunotherapy cancer drug hailed as 'game changer'

    BBC | Updated at 03:45pm on October 09, 2016

    An immunotherapy drug has been described as a potential ‘game-changer’ in promising results presented at the...