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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 418

November 2, 2017 7:31 AM Tanzania police burn 6,400 chicks to death

Veterinarians in Tanzania have condemned the country's s decision to burn 6,400 chicks which were illegally imported from Kenya. The chicks worth Sh577, 000 (Tsh12.5 million) were impounded on Monday at Namanga Border Post in Longido district, Arusha region, before they were burnt on Tuesday. Expressing his concern, executive director of a non-governmental 270

November 1, 2017 7:04 AM Lupita Nyong’o, Josh Gad Set To Star In Zombie Horror-Comedy ‘Little Monsters’

Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave and Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Lupita Nyong’o and Frozen and Beauty and the Beast star Josh Gad have signed on to star in Little Monsters. And no, it’s not a remake of the greatest movie ever made starring Fred Savage and Howie Mandel. They join Alexander England (Alien: Covenant, Gods of Egypt) on the cast. The movie 72

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 57

October 30, 2017 9:04 PM Two people dead, 26 hospitalised after cholera outbreak in Embu

Two people have died while 26 others are fighting for their lives in different hospitals in Embu County following cholera outbreak. The two are believed to have succumbed due to continued vomiting and diarrhea as they were receiving treatment in Siakago and Runyenjes level four hospitals. County Executive member for health Dr Jamlek Muturi said the 26 patient 76

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 15

October 21, 2017 10:38 AM Continued instability likely to force more South Sudanese to seek safety elsewhere

Projected influx would swell the ranks of the two million South Sudanese already in exile in the region - bringing the total number of refugees closer the three million mark. NAIROBI, Kenya — UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and the humanitarian agencies is warning that without an imminent resolution in sight for the crises in South Sudan, more South Sudanese 30

October 20, 2017 3:45 PM Liberia's controversial school reforms divide the nation a year on

Monrovia - On a weekday morning in Cecelia Dunbar school, a bumpy hour's drive from Liberia's capital, a group of seven-year-olds concentrate on their maths lesson, seated at individual wooden desks. Children at schools like Cecelia Dunbar read and count at a level improved by 60% from a year ago - proof, according to the government and private education 35

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 62

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 69