Zika scare: Why are people shunning vaccination?

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Zika scare: Why are people shunning vaccination?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Zika cases first emerged in Brazil in May 2015 An international study finds that two-thirds of parents in the UK, Canada and Mexico are sure or somewhat likely to…

Kids most at risk during flu season

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Kids most at risk during flu season

So far, this flu season, it is young children who are most vulnerable to the illness. “What we are seeing is the greatest cases of influenza in children are in children who have not…

Eight rides from China to Nepal and Indonesia

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Eight rides from China to Nepal and Indonesia

That’s right, if you’re still unsure whether a train journey into Asia is for you, this is an excellent guide to eight of the best train journeys from China to Nepal and Indonesia. Each…

US warned over 'unexpected changes' to Taiwan policy

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US warned over ‘unexpected changes’ to Taiwan policy

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The two countries have been rivals since China’s Nationalist fled to Taiwan in 1949 China has warned the United States to “calm down” and said that any change in…