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Category: World News

48 injured in train crash at Barcelona station

Forty-eight people have been wounded in a train crash at Francia station in the Spanish city of Barcelona, according to emergency services cited by Reuters. No deaths have been reported.

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The 20 diseases ‘refugees’ bring into the West

According to the July 2017 Infectious Disease Epidemiology Annual Report by the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, Germany has seen a surge in chicken pox, cholera, dengue fever, tuberculosis, leprosy, measles, malaria, meningococcal diseases, hemorrhagic fevers, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, paratyphoid, rubella, shigellosis, syphilis, typhus, toxoplasmosis, tularemia, trichinellosis, whooping cough, and many fungal and parasitic infections.

Collapsing salmon populations now causing population collapse of killer whales

A recent study published online in the PLOS ONE website revealed that the depleting Chinook salmon population was be a primary driver for high pregnancy failure rate among southern resident killer whales. According to the study, food scarcity and nutrient deficiency brought by the depleting salmon population was accountable for up to two-thirds of failed killer whale pregnancies between 2007 to 2014.