Cities can be dense without being overpopulated. But in the world’s most crowded city, the drains can’t cope – creating a grim new job by Poppy-Mcpherson After decades cleaning the sewers of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s crowded capital, Sujon Lal Routh has seen...
Indian officials are blaming an Islamic group for spreading the virus, and Muslims have been targeted in a wave of violence. By Jeffrey Gettleman, Kai Schultz and Suhasini Raj NEW DELHI — After India’s health ministry repeatedly blamed an Islamic seminary...
- Marco Poggio New Yorkers who can’t keep at least six feet away from others in public must now wear masks or other face-coverings amid the corona virus pandemic, according to a new edict issued Wednesday by Gov. Cuomo. The mandate...
The objective truth is that regardless of who we are, the virus is sparing none of us, and we are losing our loved ones to the deadly contagion on a daily basis. By Jilani Warsi The corona virus does not discriminate...
By Joanna Slater and Niha Masih NEW DELHI — It is the most densely populated region on Earth, home to one-quarter of the world's population, and it is locked in a race against time. South Asia — comprising India, Pakistan,...
In Addition To  Advising People To Drink Cow Urine, The Government Is Showing How Not To Handle A Pandemic. Vidya Krishnan By now, the global timeline of the coronavirus’s development has been well established: The first case reportedly appeared in mid-November; in December,...
Leaked UN inter-agency memo led by WHO predicts “complete saturation” of the health system early in the Covid-19 epidemic and “rampant” exposure of healthcare workers in Bangladesh. by Netra News According to a leaked inter-agency United Nations (UN) memo, the...
Senate Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of the bill Thursday of their plan to repeal and replace Obama care that would end the health care law's penalties for people who don't buy insurance, cut back an expansion of Medicaid,...
By wagatwe In the debate over health care costs, we often use the average Joe as an example for how necessary laws like the Affordable Care Act are. But in this case, it’s another Joe—the Vice President of the United States...
A drug activated by laser light successfully destroys early prostate cancer while avoiding side-effects that commonly occur with surgery, trial results have shown. The new technique, called vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy (VTP), involves injecting a light-sensitive drug into the bloodstream. The...
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