Doctors warn travellers of vaccine shortages for the potentially deadly typhoid fever

Doctors warn travellers of vaccine shortage for deadly typhoid fever Shortage follows a recall by one pharmaceutical company of 88 per cent of its typhoid vaccine stock in OctoberTyphoid fever occurs mostly in developing countries in areas with poor sanitationProves fatal in up to 30 per cent of cases if left untreated | UPDATED: 11:55 GMT, 26 December 2012 Holidaymakers escaping the British winter to exotic climes may struggle to get immunised against typhoid, doctors have warned. There is a UK shortage of the vaccine for the potentially lethal disease, following a recall by pharmaceutical company of 88 per cent of its stock.

Two million acres of fields "may be lost" to tackle growing housing crisis

Two million acres of fields ‘may be lost’ to tackle growing housing crisisTold Newsnight that large areas of 'open land' may have to go Blamed developers making 'pig ugly' estates for growing objections to proposals | UPDATED: 08:25 GMT, 28 November 2012 Warning: Planning minister Nick Boles has said that the amount of developed land may increase by a third to ease the housing crisis Up to two million acres of green fields may have to be sacrificed for housing, the planning minister warned last night. In comments that will alarm conservationists, Nick Boles said the amount of developed land may have to increase by up to a third to tackle the growing housing crisis. He told BBC Two’s Newsnight that ministers would protect the Green Belt – but warned that large areas of ‘open land’ may have to be given over for housing.