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B. 2017-08-12 India hospital: 60 children die in Uttar Pradesh Baba Raghav Das hospital, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
C. 2014-11-19 India isolates man with Ebola-infected semen India
2014-11-10 Indian botched sterilisations kill eight women Chhattisgarh, Central India
E. 2014-03-27 India to be certified free of polio India
F. 2014-01-13 India hails polio-free 'milestone' India
G. 2011-10-17 Hundreds die in encephalitis outbreak Uttar Pradesh, India
H. 2011-09-20 Poultry culling after bird flu outbreak West Bengal, India
I. 2010-10-20 Malaria in India 'underestimated' India

  India isolates man with Ebola-infected semen  The 26-year-old man, an Indian national, has been quarantined in India after his semen tested positive for the virus Indian botched sterilisations kill eight women Map of Chhattisgarh India
  India hospital: 60 children die in Uttar Pradesh Map of Baba Raghav Das hospital Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh India

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  At least 60 children have died at a public hospital in northern India, amid allegations that the oxygen supply was cut over unpaid bills

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  Central India: Eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgery at a health camp organised by the government in the central Indian state


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   Singapore: A 23-year-old woman, whose gang rape aboard a bus in New Delhi spawned days of mass protests across India, has 'taken a turn for the worse'

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Oct.17 Hundreds die in encephalitis outbreak   At least 435 patients, mostly children, have died this year from encephalitis in one of India's most impoverished regions Sep.20   Poultry culling after bird flu outbreak   Authorities ordered immediate culling of poultry in eastern India after samples tested positive for bird flu

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Oct.20 Malaria in India 'underestimated'  The number of people dying from malaria in India has been hugely underestimated, according to new research Oct.7 Swimmers fall ill at Commonwealth Games. New Delhi

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Aug.18 Brain-swelling disease kills dozens   Doctors say acute encephalitis outbreak has killed 130 people -- mostly children -- in northern India. 640 patients had tested positive Feb.21 Arrests after hepatitis B kills 32  Gujarat: Authorities were carrying out raids at medical stores for bogus drugs and recycled syringes after an outbreak left 32 people dead

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Aug.7 Millions face flood disease threat
  The UN is warning of a health crisis in southern Asia, where 30 million people have been overwhelmed by the rains and flash flooding
 The floods have killed 360 and affected millions in India, Bangladesh and Nepal

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Mar.16   5 more nations hit by bird flu  Mumbai: Afghanistan, India and Myanmar had confirmed H5N1 caused recent outbreaks Feb.21   Chicken slaughter expanded
  Officials widening to 6.2 miles the radius of the zone in which all poultry is being killed to stop the spread of H5N1
Feb.20   EU and India fight bird flu spread  European Union: Europe is stepping up efforts as Indian officials and farm workers cull hundreds of thousands of chickens Feb.19 India carries out huge bird cull
  Health officials are engaged in a cull of half a million birds, after finding the country's first cases of the H5N1 strain Jan.8 India 'loses 10m female births'  More than 10m female births in India may have been lost to abortion and sex selection in the past 20 years

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Oct.11 Disease threat for quake zone
  Pakistan: Weather is hampering relief efforts to survivors of the deadliest quake in S. Asia for a century Jul.28 Disease fears after monsoon
  Mumbai: Authorities are racing against time to prevent epidemics as the death toll from a monsoon reaches 700

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Dec.27   Survivors face disease threat
  Sri Lanka: Relief workers warn of greater tragedy ahead if disease breaks out on a wide scale Jul.18 Battle to save school fire casualties
  Southern India: Nearly 20 children are still in hospital in the town of Kumbakonam which has been shrouded in gloom

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Apr.19   India reports first SARS case   Southern India: In samples from a patient in Goa National Institute of Virology confirmed the presence of the newly identified coronavirus Apr.17   India reports first case of SARS  A 32-year-old engineer had contracted the virus after traveling through southeast Asia

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