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Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dayo Adeyanju released the following statement in response to the “mystery illness” that has killed more than two dozen people today: Furtherance...

A likely outbreak of bubonic plague in Nyimba District  in Eastern Province, Zambia has resulted in at least three deaths, according to as Times of Zambia report. The report notes: Eastern Province...

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A global study on canine rabies, published today (16 April 2015), has found that 160 people die every single day from the disease.  The report is the first study to consider the impact in terms of deaths...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Sierra Leone College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS) and the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation...

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A Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) signed today by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, M.B. Ch.B., chairperson of the African Union Commission, formalizes a collaboration between...

The importation of prostitutes, or commercial sex workers in Nwoya district in northern Uganda has been attributed to a rise in hepatitis B cases in the region prompting the government officials to advise...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday advised travelers to Egypt to protect themselves from H5N1 avian influenza by avoiding contact with wild birds, live or uncooked poultry,...

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The last time we saw 30 or less Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the three West African countries with widespread transmission of the lethal virus was in May 2014. In an updated report from the World...

Since the beginning of the year, the West African country of Niger has been been experiencing a meningitis outbreak that has afflicted some 345 people, according to an AFP report. Health minister Mano...

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Tuesday, April 7 is World Health Day, a day originally created to recognize the founding of the World Health Organization. Today, organizations like Food for the Hungry (FH) celebrate World Health Day...