WHO Cautions of Deadly SARS-Like Virus; Death Toll at 27

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday issued a warning to all its member states to continue their surveillance for a SARS-like, fast spreading and extremely deadly virus known as Middle East Respiratory syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). May 30, 2013

Father Loses Hope, Seeks Euthanasia For 3 Sons

Abdul Rahim, a desperate father from Shillong, has pleaded with the government to permit euthanasia or mercy killing for his three sons who are suffering from Thalassemia, a blood disease. May 30, 2013

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IMA Doctors Call For Day-Long Nationwide Strike, Medical Services to be Affected

The members of the Indian Medical Association will hold a nationwide day-long strike to protest against government's amendments to the Clinical Establishment Act, 2010 and other policies including the National Council for Human Resources in Health Bill-2011 and the new three-year Bachelor of Rural Health and Care programme. Jun 25, 2012