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Antibiotic-resistant germs: A bacterial time bomb

Health, May 2, 2014, Claudia Witte: A large percentage of the world’s population carries antibiotic-resistant germs, says a new WHO report. Doctors around the world are already seeing the effects first-hand. Antibiotic-resistant germs: A bacterial time bomb For the moment, they remain the exception at Benedikt Huttner’s hospital. Yet increasingly, the …

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5 million children in Africa's Sahel face acute malnutrition:

Dakar , May 1, 2014, (AFP): Aid operations need urgent funding in north Africa’s Sahel region where five million children face the prospect of acute malnutrition, UN humanitarian agency OCHA has said. 5 million children in Africa’s Sahel face acute malnutrition: “We are facing a funding bottleneck at a very critical …

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