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November 2, 2017 12:02 PM Black Death WARNING: Now there are THREE types of killer Plague as bodycount rises to 127

DOCTORS are battling three forms of Black Death on plague-hit Madagascar where the death toll from the killer virus has climbed to 127. Medical experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) have revealed cases of bubonic, septicaemic and pneumonic plague have all been found on the Indian Ocean island which is at the centre of a global epidemic alert 56

November 1, 2017 8:24 AM TALES OF COURAGE: Meet the man with a jumbo life mission

If Jim Justus Nyamu’s shoes could talk, they would tell tales from the thousands of kilometres they have traversed all in a bid to save the jumbo. From Marsabit to Voi to Mombasa and now eyeing the United Kingdom, they have seen it all. A trained research scientist, his love for elephants began when his uncle brought home a wildlife magazine when he was just 14. He was fascinated 6

October 31, 2017 7:20 PM Yemen Cholera Outbreak Update: Oct 31st, 2017

Yemen is facing a acute and fast spreading cholera outbreak that threatens to worsen the already dire humanitarian crisis in the country. The lack of a functioning health system and limited access to safe water and hygiene posses a threat to effectively controlling the spread of the disease. 18.9 Million people in Yemen require humanitarian assistance 8

October 29, 2017 1:31 AM Alarm as carcasses find their way to dining table in Nairobi

The officers tell of an elaborate black market where meat inspectors are threatened with death at slaughterhouses if they refuse to clear sick or dead animals for consumption. A survey of the livestock food chain in Nairobi, by a team of local and UK livestock experts say 90 per cent of sick and dead cows are eaten with 60 per cent of them passing through 2

October 24, 2017 5:10 AM Uganda man ‘wanted’ for deadly virus surveillance

KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – THE disappearance of a man wanted for monitoring is stalling efforts to contain an outbreak of the deadly Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) in Uganda. KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – THE disappearance of a man wanted for monitoring is stalling efforts to contain an outbreak of the deadly Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) in Uganda. He is a brother to two victims 2

October 20, 2017 5:39 PM Jeremy Lin has knee surgery, will miss rest of the season

— According to Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black women under 60 years old are more likely to die from breast cancer than white women in the same age group. In fact, data from 2015 showed black women had a 39 percent higher breast cancer death rate. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, included data from the National 10

October 20, 2017 12:57 PM Concern amid outbreak of deadly Marburg virus disease

One woman has been confirmed dead but hundreds may have been exposed to the virus, says WHO. Health chiefs are working to contain an outbreak of the deadly Marburg virus disease on Uganda’s border with Kenya. One woman has been confirmed dead but several hundred people may have been exposed to the virus. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the exposure 5

October 19, 2017 11:13 AM Marburg confirmed in Uganda

Addressing a news conference in Kampala today, Aceng said the confirmation follows laboratory tests conducted by Uganda Virus Institute. “The Ministry of Health would like to inform the general public that there are confirmed cases of the Marburg Virus Disease at the moment. The type of virus is called Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF),” the minister said. As of October 11

October 19, 2017 10:42 AM Uganda confirms one case of Ebola-like Marburg virus

KAMPALA: Uganda has confirmed one case of Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the health minister said on Thursday. Jane Ruth Aceng told reporters at a news conference in capital Kampala that the case, which led to a fatality, had been confirmed after a series of tests were carried out. The East African nation last suffered 9

October 19, 2017 8:27 AM Kenya: Malaria Cases Go Up as Over 1,000 Test Positive

More than 1,000 people have tested positive for Malaria in Marsabit, northern Kenya, weeks after the deadly disease killed more than 26 people in the expansive region. A report handed to the country's Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu also showed that the 1,000 were from a sample of 2,500 people who sought treatment from hospitals in the area. While 1