NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
~ has observed water molecules moving around the dayside of Moon
•Lunar water can potentially be used by humans to make fuel or to use for radiation shielding or thermal management
•Scientists had hypothesised that hydrogen ions in the solar wind may be the source of most of the moon’s surface water
WHO strategy to fight flu pandemics
~It calls for every country to strengthen routine health programmes and to develop tailor-made influenza programmes that strengthen disease surveillance, response, prevention, control, and preparedness
•An influenza pandemic is a global epidemic caused by a new influenza virus to which there is little or no pre-existing immunity in the human population [most recent pandemic occurred in 2009 and was caused by an influenza A (H1N1) virus]


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