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The risk of polio spreading from Pakistan is high, particularly given the expected mass travel for the upcoming Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, the United Nations warned today, calling for full vigilance
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today urged heightened preparedness and surveillance amid signs that a mutant strain of the deadly bird flu virus is spreading in Asia and be
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ABUJA, Nigeria – All of Nigeria is at risk in a cholera epidemic that has killed 352 people in only three-months time, health officials warned Wednesday, as the country's rainy season continues to s
NEW International Air Transport Association figures suggest the malaise affecting the US airline industry may be spreading to the Asia-Pacific. IATA's March traffic figures show that global traffic growth in March was down to below 4 per cent when adjusted for the early Easter break, with passenger loads down 1.7 percentage points on last year to 76.1 per cent.
Top Indian airline Jet Airways has postponed its foray into the South African market to concentrate on building its business in Asia and the Middle East. Voted India’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards last year, Jet said this week that it had put on hold “until further notice” plans to expand into South Africa.