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Water in Karachi’s Orangi town contaminated with fecal waste: study

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KARACHI: A recent study has shown high levels of fecal contamination and rare presence of chlorine in the piped water being supplied to Orangi Town. The study published in the Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences, an online journal of the Academy for Environment and Life Sciences, India, was conducted at the Institute of […]

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SC to take up petition about poor public health situation

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will commence from Tuesday hearing a suo motu petition about deaths of children, especially in rural areas, because of pneumonia and diarrhoea, and an alarming increase in the number of people suffering from Hepatitis C. The matter came to the attention of Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali who on Nov 27, […]

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