Karak (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) [Pakistan], January 12 (ANI): A policeman escorting a team of polio health care workers was shot dead by "unidentified gunmen" in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's (KP) Karak district on Tuesday, Dawn reported citing authorities.
Boston (Massachusetts) [US], January 3 (ANI): A recent research by Virginia Tech and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health revealed that multiple blood meals by mosquitoes increase malaria transmission potential and shorten the incubation period for malaria parasites.
Boston (Massachusetts) [US], January 2 (ANI): A study lead by a team of researchers from Virginia Tech and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health claimed that multiple bouts of blood-feeding by mosquitoes shorten the incubation period for malaria parasites and increase malaria transmission potential.
Washington [US], January 1 (ANI): In the ongoing arms race between humans and the parasite that causes malaria, researchers report that new mutations that enhance resistance to a drug used to prevent malaria in pregnant women and children are already common in countries fighting the disease.
New Delhi [India], December 31 (ANI): India is perhaps moving towards herd immunity as COVID-19 cases are declining and there is no need to panic over the new virus strain found in the United Kingdom because reports suggest that it not as virulent, doctors said at a webinar on Thursday.
Kowloon [Hong Kong], December 18 (ANI): A recent study by the City University of Hong Kong in collaboration with the University of Sydney has found that unlike other domesticated animals like dogs, horses, or goats; Kangaroos, which have never been domesticated can intentionally, communicate with humans.
Geneva [Switzerland], December 2 (ANI): India continues to make impressive gains in the reduction of Malaria as per the World Malaria Report 2020 released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday.
An extremely-rare white penguin has been spotted in the Galapagos Islands. It is believed to be the first in the history of the islands. The bird was filmed by guide Jimmy Patino when he was giving a tour to tourists at on Isabela Island. The unusual penguin with white plumage was seen standing next to a lizard nearly double its size.