Low levels of public confidence in vaccines in the European Union are pushing immunisation rates down and the number of disease outbreaks up, according to an expert report on Tuesday.
An outbreak of African swine fever in China may spread to other parts of Asia, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation warned on Tuesday.
Bladder cancer occurs when abnormal cells within the bladder grow in an uncontrolled way.
Officials in the southwestern state of Kerala said that in addition to the latest fatality two patients have tested positive for the virus spread by fruit bats.
A virus mainly carried by fruit bats which has spread across Asian nations has killed at least three people in southern India and caused panic in one district, officials said Monday.
The reassessment came after the first confirmed case in Mbandaka, a city of around 1.5 million.
The death toll from an outbreak of the food-borne disease listeria in South Africa has more than doubled from previous numbers given in January to 172 deaths, the government said on Thursday.
The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has foiled an attempt to smuggle 7.25kg of the illicit drug, cocaine, through Hamad International Airport (HIA).