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Supreme Court Allows Abortion of Headless Foetus

India’s apex court on Wednesday allowed a 23-year-old Mumbai woman to abort her 24-week-old foetus as it had no skill and doctors said it would endanger her life. Usually, abortion of foetus aged more than 20 weeks is not allowed and in this case it was over 23 weeks, making it mandatory to seek permission from the Supreme Court to ...

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Sanofi’s Injectible Polio Vaccine (IPV) Launched in Hyderabad

Sanofi Pasteur has launched ShanIPV, an injectable inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), to be delivered through UNICEF in India. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao launched the vaccine on Friday in Hyderabad. To be manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur’s affiliate Shantha Biotechnics in Hyderabad, ShanIPV is a trivalent inactivated, injectable polio vaccine. The new IPV will be given at the age of ...

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Moon Atmosphere Volatile to Solar Winds, Not Immune as Previously Thought, Says Swedish Scientist

The moon’s space environment is much more volatile and active than previously thought since the solar wind is seen to be affecting the crustal magnetic fields of the moon, said researcher Charles Lue at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics and Umea University in Sweden. The solar wind is a continuous flow of plasma from the Sun which affects the ...

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