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US Cancer Death Rate Drops by a Third Since 1991

The risk of dying from cancer in the United States has fallen by nearly a third in three decades, thanks to earlier diagnoses, better treatments and less smoking, an analysis said Wednesday.The cancer death rate for men and women fell 32% from its peak…

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WHO will miss global 40 per cent vaccination target

Published by DPA The World Health Organization (WHO) will miss its target to vaccinate 40 per cent of the population in every country by the end of the year, with the shortfalls especially serious in Africa. Of the WHO’s 194 member countries, about…

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President of Seychelles offers condolences after passing of Desmond Tutu

The President of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan, has expressed his profound sadness upon hearing the news of the passing of South African Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, State House said on Sunday.Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an anti-apartheid and human ri…

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Dec. 18 telethon to raise funds for arts community and children in Seychelles, Madagascar

Around 100 performing artists will participate in Seychelles’ first telethon on December 18 to raise funds for the children of Seychelles and Madagascar and the artists themselves.Gilles Lionnet, who is a member of Telethon’s organising committee, told…

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CDC Chief Says Omicron Cases in US Mostly Mild So Far

More than 40 people in the U.S. have been found to be infected with the omicron variant so far, and more than three-quarters of them had been vaccinated, the chief of the CDC said Wednesday. But she said nearly all of them were only mildly ill.In an in…

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Delhi’s Air Pollution Crisis Prompts Shutdown of Thermal Plants, Schools, Colleges

With the Indian capital enveloped in a haze of toxic smog, authorities ordered six thermal plants in the city’s vicinity to shut temporarily, closed schools and colleges indefinitely and imposed work-from-home restrictions to control pollution levels t…

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South Korea Showed How to Contain COVID, Now It Will Try to Live With It

Seats are once again packed at professional baseball games in South Korea. Just as in pre-pandemic times, fans can drink beer and eat fried chicken. They can clap their hands, stomp their feet, and wave inflatable noisemakers to support their team.What…

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Hurricane Pamela Makes Landfall in Western Mexico

Hurricane Pamela came ashore on Mexico’s Pacific coast Wednesday, bringing with it strong winds and rain.The Category 1 storm had just regained hurricane strength before hitting 65 kilometers north of Mazatlan, a port city and tourist destination.The s…

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Treasury Chief: US to Reach Debt Ceiling October 18

The U.S. government is likely to run out of money to pay its bills on October 18 if the country’s debt ceiling is not raised, Treasury chief Janet Yellen warned congressional leaders on Tuesday.She said that absent a congressional vote to lift the coun…

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UN Faces Many Challenges as It Prepares to Mark 75th Anniversary

GENEVA – Preparations for the observation of the United Nations’ 75th anniversary are underway as the world body’s ability to maintain global peace and security appears ever more tenuous. The United Nations was founded in the aftermath of World War…

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