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An article from the Washington Post
February 14, 2016 - Hot on the heels of the Ebola outbreak that wreaked havoc in West Africa, the Zika virus — a flu-like illness that normally causes mild symptoms but can be severe — is quickly spreading throughout Latin America. Brazil, which...
An article from Reuters
February 12, 2016 - Suspected links between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, microcephaly in babies and Guillain-Barre syndrome, should be confirmed within weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.   A sharp increase...
An article from the Myanmar Times
February 11, 2016 - Striking what they hope will be a death blow against polio, health officials are preparing for a nationwide assault. The Supplementary Polio Immunisation Campaign will take place from February 20 to 22, National Immunisation...
An article from AllAfrica
February 4, 2016 - The pain seems not to be over yet for a nursing student from Ondo State, as she battles to save her mother from the Lassa Fever virus, having lost her father and brother to the dreaded disease within two weeks.   For some...
An article from the New York Times
February 4, 2016 - Dozens of people linked to the most recent cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone are still missing, the World Health Organization warns, saying that among them 18 contacts are at high risk of having the virus.   WHO representative Dr....
February 3, 2016 - Comienza reunión latinoamericana de ministros de salud sobre el zika  La Razón Digital / EFE / Montevideo10:10 / 03 de febrero de 2016 Los ministros de Salud de 14 países de América Latina dieron inicio este miércoles (3 de...
An article from the WHO
February 2, 2016 - Between 22 and 27 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 5 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection.   Details of the cases   A 47-...
Un article de Le Monde
February 2, 2016 - Transmis par des moustiques, comme la dengue ou le chikungunya, ce virus a déjà touché 1,5 million de personnes au Brésil, et 3 à 4 millions de cas sont attendus sur le continent américain en 2016. Des cas importés ont été...
Un article de l'OMS
February 2, 2016 - Du 22 au 27 janvier 2016, le point focal national RSI pour le Royaume d’Arabie saoudite a notifié à l’OMS 5 cas supplémentaires d’infection par le coronavirus du syndrome respiratoire du Moyen Orient (MERS CoV).   Informations...
un article de Eirope1
February 2, 2016 - Le groupe français Sanofi a annoncé mardi qu'il travaillait sur un vaccin contre l'épidémie du virus Zika.    Sanofi Pasteur, la division vaccins de Sanofi, a annoncé mardi qu'il se lançait dans la recherche d'un vaccin contre...
Un article de ONUSIDA
February 1, 2016 - Dès la fin des années 1990, le gouvernement thaïlandais avait commencé à proposer des médicaments antirétroviraux gratuits à plusieurs milliers de personnes. Apiwat Kwangkaew, actuel Vice-président du Réseau thaïlandais des...
An article from UNAIDS
February 1, 2016 - In the late 1990s, the Thai Government started offering free antiretroviral medicines to several thousand people. Apiwat Kwangkaew, currently Vice-Chair of the Thai Network for People Living with HIV, was one of the lucky ones...
An article from Reuters
February 1, 2016 - Uganda dispatched a team of more than 370 health workers to the northern part of the country on Monday where a malaria epidemic ravaging the region since July has killed about 658 people.   Uganda reported an unusual outbreak of...
An article from the WHO
January 29, 2016 - On 24 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of Thailand notified WHO of 1 laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. This is the country’s second case of MERS-CoV...
An article from Reuters
January 29, 2016 - Companies and scientists are racing to create a Zika vaccine as concern grows over the mosquito-borne virus that has been linked to severe birth defects and is spreading quickly through the Americas.   Zika is now present in 23...
An article from the Lancet
January 29, 2016 - A devastating report on the UK's lessons from Ebola was published this week by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee. Much of the blame for the world's lacklustre response to Ebola has been laid at the door of...
An article from the Wall Street Journal
January 28, 2016 - The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee in Geneva on Monday to discuss the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which the organization’s head said is spreading “explosively” and which many doctors and health...
An article from AllAfrica
January 28, 2016 - Infectious animal-borne disease threats such as Ebola and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) are here to stay, and further painful outbreaks are likely to flare up or new disease threats will definitely...
An article from the WHO
January 26, 2016 - Between 27 December 2015 and 13 January 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 4 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection.   Details of the...
An article from Reuters
January 25, 2016 - The Global Fund, a partnership that sends HIV drugs to poor countries, says it plans to send an advance supply of antiretroviral therapy to Uganda, after the East African country ran out three months before the end of last year...

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