Kashmiris are yet to come to terms with the loss of their autonomy as India maintains a stranglehold over the besieged population by cutting all communication lines.
Democratic Republic of Congo recorded 2,382 cases of Ebola, of which 1,606 were fatal, the Health Ministry says.
Authorities say 152 children have died across the eastern state with 131 in Muzaffarpur, the epicentre of the 'brain fever' outbreak.
Doctors are not sure what the cause of the deaths is but one theory is that the culprit is a toxin found in lychees eaten by children of poor families.
After more than three decades in development and almost $1 billion in investment to prevent malaria, which kills hundreds of thousands, the most advanced vaccine yet has been rolled out in Malawi's capital Lilongwe.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that global measles cases have nearly quadrupled in the first quarter of 2019 to 112,163 cases compared to the same period last year.
A groundbreaking study finds diabetes drug Invokana and other similar drugs can lower risk of heart disease, and can possibly prevent, slow kidney disease.
Resistance to vaccination against the infectious disease and malnutrition are seen as the major contributors towards the largest measles outbreak in the island nation's history.
The cholera cases have been discovered in the port city of Beira, whose half-million residents and especially those in crowded, poor neighborhoods are at particular risk.
Cholera is a major concern for hundreds of thousands of Cyclone Idai survivors who are now living in squalid conditions.
Some people vaccinate their children simply because it's a requirement for children to attend school or even sporting events, the World Health Organization says highlighting the threat of hesitancy.
Attempts at building nation-states after the end of World War I have done little more than raise the foundations for a vicious cycle of conflicts in former Ottoman Empire territories.
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