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Red Cross facing blood shortage

Red Cross facing blood shortage

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5-story building collapses in India, killing at least 12

5-story building collapses in India, killing at least 12

While the building's residents managed to rush outside, saving their lives, Pahar and Shau weren't so lucky. "We need to probe why the building collapsed ". Maharashtra legislators onWednesday held the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officers responsible for illegal structures and alterations to buildings in Mumbai .


Texas official: Zika patient likely contracted virus in Texas

Texas official: Zika patient likely contracted virus in Texas

The officials confirm that an individual has tested positive for the mosquito-borne virus, and say all indications are the person was likely bitten by a local mosquito. Three cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection have been confirmed in Singapore, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Wednesday. -Limiting outdoor activities during peak mosquito times.


Charlie Gard will be moved to hospice in days

Charlie Gard will be moved to hospice in days

The parents of terminally-ill Charlie Gard and hospital bosses have been unable to reach an agreement about where he will spend his final days. Connie Yates and Chris Gard's lawyer said the couple had withdrawn their bid to take baby Charlie, who has a rare genetic disease, across the Atlantic to receive experimental nucleoside therapy.


Completing course of antibiotics may 'do more harm than good'

Completing course of antibiotics may 'do more harm than good'

Antibiotic resistance has become a growing problem in recent years, now serving as a threat to human health , Newsweek reports . But the new paper, which analysed established links between treatment duration and effectiveness, and drug resistance, said there was no evidence for the idea that shorter treatment is inferior, or will trigger antibiotic resistance .


Employment Tribunal Fees Unlawful

Employment Tribunal Fees Unlawful

Jason Moyer-Lee, head of the union IWGB, which was an intervener in the case and has brought a number of separate gig economy test cases, including against Deliveroo, said that since the fees were introduced, there had been a 70% reduction in the number of cases brought.