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    Latest battle to wipe out polio begins with vast vaccine switch
    Apr17

    Latest battle to wipe out polio begins with vast vaccine switch

    In a huge immunisation effort in 150 countries, health teams will on Sunday launch what they hope will be the final push against polio. Stopping transmission of the contagious viral disease that has infected millions is possible within a year, experts say. And full, official, global eradication could be declared by the end of this decade. First,...

    Chernobyl’s searing legacy still crippling and killing
    Apr17

    Chernobyl’s searing legacy still crippling and killing

    Thirty years later, 5 million people still live on heavily contaminated lands in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, and hundreds of thousands of people are sick or suffering in different ways. …read more Source: USA...

    Problems fixed all over Russia after pleas for help on Putin’s call-in show
    Apr17

    Problems fixed all over Russia after pleas for help on Putin’s call-in show

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go to a Crimean summer camp. One thing made it possible: President Vladimir Putin’s Thursday call-in show …………… …read more Source: The China...

    Chernobyl won’t be radiation-free, if ever, for at least 24,000 years
    Apr17

    Chernobyl won’t be radiation-free, if ever, for at least 24,000 years

    Thirty years later, 5 million people still live on heavily contaminated lands in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, and hundreds of thousands of people are sick or suffering in different ways. …read more Source: USA...

    Russia Rejects US Criticism of Jet Incident in Baltic Sea
    Apr17

    Russia Rejects US Criticism of Jet Incident in Baltic Sea

    Russia’s military denied one of its jets made aggressive maneuvers during an incident with a U.S Air Force reconnaissance plane flying over the Baltic Sea. The U.S. military said the Russian SU-27 jet had flown in “an unsafe and unprofessional manner,” getting within 15 meters of the U.S. RC-135 aircraft Thursday. Russian...

    30 years later, Chernobyl’s searing legacy still crippling and killing
    Apr17

    30 years later, Chernobyl’s searing legacy still crippling and killing

    The fallout from the Vladimir Illyich Lenin Nuclear Power Station’s reactor No. 4 continues to ravage life in large areas of Ukraine and Belarus. And the human effects may be getting worse. …read more Source: USA...

    US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in ‘unsafe’ manner: Pentagon
    Apr17

    US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in ‘unsafe’ manner: Pentagon

    A Russian Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft makes a very-low altitude pass by the USS Donald Cook operating in the Baltic Sea/AFPWASHINGTON, United States, Apr 17 – A US Air Force reconnaissance plane was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 jet in an “unsafe and unprofessional” manner while in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Pentagon said....

    Why a babushka in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone refuses to leave home
    Apr17

    Why a babushka in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone refuses to leave home

    A Ukrainian grandmother and her sisters refuse to leave Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone. And their hospitality could be dangerous. …read more Source: USA...

    Chernobyl’s legacy: Kids with bodies ravaged by disaster
    Apr17

    Chernobyl’s legacy: Kids with bodies ravaged by disaster

    There are 2,397,863 people registered with Ukraine’s health ministry to receive ongoing Chernobyl-related health treatment. Of these, 453,391 are children. …read more Source: USA...

    How I dodged food from an Chernobyl Exclusion Zone babushka
    Apr17

    How I dodged food from an Chernobyl Exclusion Zone babushka

    A Ukrainian grandmother and her sisters refuse to leave Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone. And their hospitality could be dangerous. …read more Source: USA...