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Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a public health emergency of international concern

WHO defines a public health emergency of international concern as “an extraordinary event” that constitutes a “public health risk to other States through the international spread of disease” and “to potentially require a coordinated international response.” In announcing the decision by the committee, Dr. Preben Aavitsland, the acting chair of the emergency committee, said “possible… Read More »

Scientology is using international stars to lure in new recruits

Sheena ChohanGetty Images The subtitle of Tom Cruise’s last “Mission: Impossible” movie, “Fallout,” could also describe the current state of Scientology. The church, which still maintains a flock of A-list adherents including Cruise, John Travolta and Kirstie Alley, is at a crossroads. Hollywood members, who for decades brought in mega-star wattage as well as mega-bucks,… Read More »

International Meatless Day 2018: Why Is World Vegetarian Day Celebrated on November 25? Watch This Narendra Modi-Aamir Khan Video Ad

Aamir Khan, Narendra Modi (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons, Wikipedia) Vegetarianism and veganism have gained a lot of spotlights recently, in terms of being one of the healthiest ways of life. Especially vegetarianism that believes in going meatless and not solely following a plant-based diet like veganism is becoming very popular these days.  Today, November 25th of every… Read More »