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Nipah virus, which can rapidly infect and kill members of a community, is carried by bats. Exactly how does it cross over into humans? Researchers in Bangladesh are trying to find out.
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Every couple of years, a deadly outbreak of Nipah virus terrorizes villages in Bangladesh. Scientists there are studying the virus, which is harbored in fruit bats, to stop the cycle of outbreaks.
A powerful blast struck on Monday inside a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 59 people, according to hospital and police officials.
China has been trying to woo back foreign investors and businesses after nearly three years of self-imposed isolation, but a quick economic recovery will also hinge on domestic consumption.
A passenger bus crashed into a pillar and fell off a bridge, killing 40 people in southern Pakistan. On the same day, at least 10 students drowned in a lake after their boat capsized.