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Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive amid spike in cases

Fitness & Health: ISLAMABAD — Pakistani authorities launched a new nationwide anti-polio drive on Monday amid a spike in new…

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Invasive mosquitoes could unravel malaria progress in Africa

Fitness & Health: LONDON — Scientists say an invasive mosquito species was likely responsible for a large malaria outbreak in…

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China launches a COVID-19 vaccine inhaled through the mouth

Fitness & Health: BEIJING — The Chinese city of Shanghai started administering an inhalable COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday in what…

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‘It’s about time’: Celebrations of Diwali illuminate NYC

Today News || NEW YORK — The week dawned gloomily in New York, but the drab mist was little match…

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Pakistani flood victims in worst-hit province return home

Fitness & Health: ISLAMABAD — More than half of the flood victims in Pakistan’s worst-hit Sindh province have returned to…

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Pregnant women struggle to find care after Pakistan’s floods

Fitness & Health: RAJANPUR, Pakistan — The first five months of Shakeela Bibi’s pregnancy were smooth. She picked out a…

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Gambia urgently recalls syrups blamed for 66 child deaths

Fitness & Health: BANJUL, Gambia — Gambia has launched an urgent door-to-door campaign to remove cough and cold syrups blamed…

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India launches 5G services, Modi calls it step in new era

Today News || NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services in India on Saturday, calling it a…

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USAID head urges crisis-hit Sri Lanka to tackle corruption

Today News || COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — A visiting U.S. diplomat on Sunday urged Sri Lankan authorities to tackle corruption…

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Global vets in Pakistan for surgery on Karachi zoo elephants

Fitness & Health: KARACHI, Pakistan — Veterinarians from a global animal welfare organization are in Pakistan and on Wednesday began…

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