Health


Macron vows reprisals if chemical weapons used in Syria

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin , have a whole lot of ground to cover Monday: Between the long-standing conflict in eastern Ukraine , the six-year-old civil war in Syria and their own countries' tattered ties, the Russian president's stop at the Palace of Versailles promises plenty of hard topics for conversation.


AIOCD strikes on May 30 against e-pharmacy

AIOCD strikes on May 30 against e-pharmacy

They say it is a unsafe scenario and can lead to counterfeiting and irrational usage of medicines which could lead to drug reactions. Ina country like India , this is an entirely wrong idea where it will have long-term repercussions. The stir has been called protesting the online sale of medicines and e-portal by Central government for medicines. Anand Chandigarh Chemists' Association adds that if this e-portal is imposed upon chemists, they will end up uploading bills and prescriptions all ...



New arrests in Manchester amid extensive investigation into May 22 attack

The decision to lower the threat rating from its highest level was made by the country's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre in light of the arrests made in the Manchester attack investigation, May said. However, according to new reports , the singer is said to have invited other performers to join her on stage such is her determination to make this event as special as possible for the people of Manchester , and her fans who came under attack from such a cowardly act of terrorism.


Strong earthquake shakes Indonesia's Sulawesi island

Strong earthquake shakes Indonesia's Sulawesi island

Muhammad Guntur, who lives on the outskirts of the town, said it was felt strongly. There are no immediate reports of widespread damage but a 6.6-mag tremor can cause major destruction to poorly constructed buildings over small regions. Indonesia is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location on the Pacific "Ring of Fire". Indonesia's Meteorology, Geophysics and Climate agency - which monitors quakes - said it was still assessing the impact.


Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director

The vote however enters a final round between Dr. Tedros and Dr. Nabarro because none of them secures 66% of the votes for an outright win. Tedros also defeated cardiologist Sania Nishtar of Pakistan for the job. The three candidates made their final pitches to run the World Health Organization which is tasked with combating outbreaks and chronic diseases. The post World Health Organization gets African DG appeared first on The Nation Nigeria .