Tag Archives: Eastern

International Falafel Day 2020: From Origin of Falafel to World’s Largest Falafel, Here Are 7 Interesting Facts About This Middle Eastern Dish

International Falafel Day is celebrated worldwide on June 12 every year. This occasion is observed to bring all falafel lovers together. The purpose of this day is to encourage people to eat falafel. Falafel is a deep-fried ball made from ground chickpeas. It can also be flat or a doughnut-shaped patty. On the occasion of… Read More »

Progress on 90-90-90 HIV targets shows stark gap between eastern and western Europe

The 90-90-90 targets for HIV diagnosis, treatment and viral suppression will be missed in much of eastern Europe due to poor access to HIV treatment, the 17th European AIDS Conference (EACS 2019) heard on its opening day in Basel, Switzerland. About 400 new HIV infections occur each day in the European region. “Part of the… Read More »

A second person in Massachusetts has died after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis

This was the 10th confirmed human case in the commonwealth. Another Massachusetts EEE patient, Laurie Sylvia, died in August. There are 35 Massachusetts communities now at critical risk of EEE and 40 at high risk of the mosquito-borne virus. Tests show the EEE virus has been found in 421 mosquito samples there this year, many… Read More »