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China sees undiagnosed pneumonia outbreak in children: Report

Beijing | China is experiencing a major pneumonia outbreak with no known cause in children, and it is overwhelming paediatric hospitals in the country, according to a report. The children are mainly seeing symptoms including high fever, with some kids developing pulmonary nodules. There is so far no indication that the infections are deadly. But […]

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22 killed in two mass shootings in US, ‘person of interest’ identified

Washington | At least 22 people were killed in two mass shooting incidents in the US state of Maine, authorities said, adding that a “person of interest” who is “armed and dangerous” has been identified. In a statement late Wednesday night, the Lewiston Police Department said the 40-year-old person of interest Robert Card, who is […]

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71-year-old man stabs 6-year-old Palestinian-American boy 26 times in anti-Muslim hate crime, boy dies

Chicago | A landlord in Chicago, who had been agitated due to the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict, was charged and arrested after he stabbed his six-year-old Palestinian-American tenant 26 times because the child and his mother were Muslims, according to law enforcement officials. In a statement on Sunday, the Will County Sheriff’s Office said that on […]

Mysterious disease paralyses 95 schoolgirls in Kenya, blood and urine samples collected for tests

Nairobi | A mysterious disease has affected about 95 schoolgirls in Kenya who have been paralysed, according to media reports. Officials from Kakamega county confirmed 95 students from St. Theresa’s Eregi Girls High School, located 374 kilometres northwest of Nairobi, had been hospitalised after alleged paralysis in the leg, reported. Kakamega County’s CEC for Health, […]

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Israel launches ‘Operation Iron Swords’ against Hamas ‘Operation Al Aqsa Flood’

London | The Palestinian armed group Hamas has launched Operation Al-Aqsa Flood against Israel in the most serious escalation since Israel and Hamas fought an 11-day war in 2021, a media report said. Hamas said it had fired 5,000 rockets, while Israel confirmed that the group’s fighters had entered its territory. Daniel Hagari, an Israeli […]

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US woman loses all 4 limbs after eating contaminated fish

New York | In a terrifying case, a US woman lost all her four limbs after suffering a bacterial infection from eating contaminated fish, according to media reports. Laura Barajas, 40, from San Jose, California, got the infection after eating undercooked tilapia, the New York Post reported. While surgery saved her life, her limbs had […]