July 2022

6 Minutes
Health and Medicine

Melioidosis causes pneumonia, abscess formation, or infection (Whitmore’s disease)

Melioidosis is an infection caused by the gram-negative bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei. This infection may causes pneumonia, sepsis or local infection in various organs. Diagnosis is based on staining and culture. Treatment with antibiotics such...
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2 Minutes
Geography and History

Ngurah Rai (1917–1946) Bali independence fighter was killed in the action of the War of Independence

Ngurah Rai Ngurah Rai (30 January 1917 – 20 November 1946) was a lieutenant colonel in the Indonesian Armed Forces fighting for independence against the Dutch Army. Under his command, Balinese forces engaged in...
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