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Antibiotics overuse increases resistance as common ailments become killers – WHO

Antibiotic resistance, which can turn common ailments into killers, has reached dangerous levels worldwide, the World Health Organization warned Monday, saying users still know too little about how antibiotics work. Antibiotic resistance happens when bugs become immune to existing drugs, allowing minor injuries and common infections to become deadly. Overuse …

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Embattled Lamine Diack resigns from IOC

The former president of International Associations of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Lamine Diack, has resigned from his honorary membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It follows his suspension by the IOC on Tuesday after he was accused by French investigators of taking bribes to cover up positive drugs tests. Senegalese …

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Arrest of prominent activist, Bahgat another blow for freedom of expression – Amnesty Int’l

Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, Monday, described the arrest of a prominent advocate of freedom of expression in Egypt as’a clear signal of the Egyptian authorities’ resolve to continue with their ferocious onslaught against independent journalism and civil society. Hossam Bahgat was summoned by military intelligence to appear for questioning …

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