Thursday 24 May 2018
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Ebola outbreak has spread to DRC city, says WHO

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to a city, the World Health Organisation said Thursday, raising concern...

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New Ebola case in DRC and vaccine this week: WHO reports

The head of the World Health Organisation said on Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

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Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30 million people within 6 months — and says we should prepare for it as we do for war

The next deadly disease that will cause a global pandemic is coming, Bill Gates said on Friday at a discussion of epidemics. We’re...

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Over five million children get polio vaccines in Niger

More than five million children were vaccinated against polio in Niger last month, the UN said on Tuesday, adding that the number was...


People with epilepsy aren’t protected in Africa. What needs to be done

In October 2017 Abdul Matola was stoned and burnt to death in Malawi after being accused of being a “bloodsucking vampire”. Matola had...

Listeriosis is food-born illness contract from bacteria

Tainted food outbreak threatens 16 African nations: WHO

A deadly outbreak linked to tainted food in South Africa is now threatening other African nations, with neighbouring Namibia reporting a...

Infant mortality in Ivory Coast has halved in 20 years

Abidjan – The infant mortality rate in Ivory Coast has halved in 20 years, the planning and development minister said on Monday,...

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No cause for alarm over drug-resistant TB case – Ghana Health Service

The Ghana Health Service has called for calm among the public following a reported case of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis...

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Brazil travellers warned to get yellow fever shots amid outbreak

New York — US health officials are warning travellers to stay away from certain areas of Brazil if they haven’t been vaccinated...


NHIA probes 37 Military Hospital

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has invited management of the 37 Military Hospital to a meeting to explain their reason for...