August 26: Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) said on Wednesday it has withheld supply of about 1.63 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Japan after a report of contamination of vials with particulate matter, which it suspects involves a production line in Spain.

KATHMANDU, July 30: About 50 percent of the bottled water being sold in the domestic market has been found to be contaminated and unfit for consumption, according to a report by a government body.

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RAJBIRAJ, Oct 2: Around 500 families at Hanumannagar of Saptari are forced to use contaminated water for drinking and household works.

Mosquito larvae that grow up in water contaminated with plastic accumulate the litter in their bodies – and some of it remains there even after the larvae emerge as adult flies. The mosquitoes may exacerbate the problem of plastic contamination when they are eaten by animals living on land.