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From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. Some diseases receive a lot of attention in the media. Viruses like Ebola Virus Disease, HIV and influenza are just a few examples. However, none of them is the number-one infectious disease killer around the world. Scientists say that tuberculosis, or TB, is the deadliest infectious disease. The World Health Organization reports that, in 2017, 10 million people were sickened with TB, and 1.6 million people died from the disease. The United Nations General Assembly hopes to bring attention to the problem by holding its first-ever, high-level meeting on tuberculosis. The meeting will [...]
Lundi 24 septembre 2018, Continue reading at the source
Indonesian President Joko Widodo is facing a social media campaign as he prepares to seek re-election next year. The campaign has criticized him for failing to show enough sympathy to Islamic interests and the rising prices of household goods. The movement is calling itself #2019GantiPresiden, which means ‘change the president in 2019' in the Indonesian language. Police officials have rejected several requests by the group to organize protests. In the past, its members have clashed with supporters of the president, who is known as Jokowi. The police decision has led the movement's organizers to accuse Jokowi of using authoritarian methods like those of former [...]
Lundi 24 septembre 2018, Continue reading at the source
The largest opposition party in Bangladesh is holding huge protests to demand the release of their jailed leader, former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) says the country cannot hold free and fair elections without Zia's freedom. Voting is expected to take place in December. A court sentenced the 73-year-old politician to prison in February. It had earlier found her guilty of misusing foreign money meant for an aid organization. Muhammad Jamiruddin Sircar is a top BNP leader and former President of Bangladesh. “If Khaleda Zia can work freely leading the party during the election campaign, BNP will win…and form the [...]
Lundi 24 septembre 2018, Continue reading at the source