Category Archives: Health

Global Warming Makes Viruses Resistant to Chlorine Disinfectant

A recent study has discovered that global warming can make viruses resistant to disinfectants, hence harder to eliminate. Conducted by Swiss scientists, the study found that increasing global temperatures may facilitate diseases caused by viruses that are difficult to eliminate. Enteroviruses – that can cause

World Health Organization Declares Africa Free from Wild Polio After Decades of Struggle

WHO Declares Africa Free from Wild Polio After Decades of Struggle

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently declared Africa free from wild polio. The Africa Regional Certification Commission, a self-governing body in authority for supervising the eradication of polio, has certified that all 47 countries in the WHO’s Africa Region have eliminated the virus after

Coronavirus Pandemic Could Significantly Increase Plastic Waste

Coronavirus Pandemic Could Significantly Increase Plastic Waste

Apart from the contribution to the climatic changes, plastic pollution is probably the biggest manmade foe of nature. Every year, millions of tonnes of plastic waste end up in landfills and oceans. According to experts, coronavirus pandemic could add significantly to this already grave crisis.

Hunger and Starvation Affecting Half the Human Race Across the World

Hunger and Starvation Affecting Half the Human Race

Hunger and starvation across the world have ravaged mankind since the beginning. Half of the human population still suffers from it. Over 820 million people are in the grasp of this debilitating crisis, with millions more under its threat owing to the current coronavirus pandemic.