Mercury hits new highs as heat waves scorch the globe

Temperatures reached new highs on Monday as heatwaves and wildfires scorched swathes of the Northern Hemisphere, forcing the evacuation of 1,200 children close to a Greek seaside resort.

Care leavers face 'acute challenges' in transition to adulthood

Care leavers in England are more than 10 times more likely than their peers to not be working or studying in their 21st year, a new study has shown. (Care leavers are "any adult who spent time in care as a child," including ...

Europe gripped by worst ever bird flu outbreak: EU

Europe has been gripped by its "most devastating" ever outbreak of bird flu in the past year, European health authorities said on Tuesday as experts study the feasibility of vaccinations.

Developing a sensor to detect disease-transmitting mosquitoes

Mosquitoes inhabit various world regions, with more than 3,000 species already identified. Some of these are transmission vectors of several diseases, such as malaria, yellow fever, or dengue. According to the World Health ...

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