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Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces

MANILA: The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been...

Punjab govt to ensure free medicines to cancer patients: Dr. Yasmeen

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Health Dr. Yasmeen Rashid on Thursday has taken strict notice of unavailability of free of cost medicines for cancer patients...

FIA summons Shaikh Zayed Hospital’s official in corruption case

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) has summoned Shaikh Zayed Hospital’s (SZH) finance director on corruption charges of over Rs 200 million, ARY News reported.  According...

Tobacco kills over 160,000 people every year: SPARC

KARACHI: Society For the Protection of the Rights of Child (SPARC) held a media orientation on the impact of tobacco smoking on children at...

Dr. Yasmeen directs district administration to monitor anti-dengue drive

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid here on Wednesday directed the district administration to personally monitor the anti-dengue activities instead of depending facts...

France gives more people iodine pills in case of nuclear accident

France will soon start distributing radioactivity-blocking iodine pills to an additional 2.2 million people living near the country’s 19 nuclear power plants, to be...

Millions of patient medical records freely accessible online

Millions of records belonging to patients worldwide, including X-Rays, mammograms and MRI scans, were long freely accessible online without basic security measures, German authorities...

Dengue infestation found in Lahore residency, FIR’s registered under ‘dengue act’

LAHORE: Anti-Dengue Drive in the city during a routine survey found 73 houses in the vicinity of Cantt zone infested with larvae of the...