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E.g., 04/22/2018
E.g., 04/22/2018
An article from Reuters Africa
November 20, 2015 - A new case of Ebola emerged in Liberia on Friday in a setback for the country declared free of the disease on Sept. 3 and for the region, which is struggling to end an epidemic that has killed around 11,300 people.   The...
An article from UN News Centre
November 19, 2015 - With roughly six weeks left under the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – a set of eight universally-agreed goals adopted in 2000 to rid the world of extreme poverty and disease by 2015 – global leaders,...
An article from the Associated Press
November 18, 2015 - JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Swaziland could eliminate malaria by the end of 2016 or in early 2017, likely making it the first mainland country in sub-Saharan Africa to get rid of the deadly disease, according to an international...
An article from the Washington Post
November 18, 2015 - ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN — In a surprising turnaround, Pakistan appears to be finally getting a handle on its polio epidemic, thanks to unorthodox tactics such as tracking residents’ cellphones.   The 85 percent decline in new cases...
An article from The Guardian
November 18, 2015 - Government advisers have said the HPV vaccine offered to girls aged 12 or 13 to help protect them against cervical cancer should also be available to men who have sex with men.   The Joint Committee on Vaccination and...
Un article de Le Monde Afrique
November 17, 2015 - Le dernier malade connu du virus Ebola en Guinée, un nouveau-né âgé de 19 jours, a été guéri et a quitté l’hôpital de Conakry où il était soigné, ont annoncé lundi les autorités de santé publique.   « Le dernier cas confirmé d’...
An article from the New York Times
November 17, 2015 - DAKAR, Senegal — The worst Ebola outbreak in history took a big step toward ending on Tuesday when Guinea, the only nation where the virus had been lingering, began its official countdown to being declared free of the disease...
An article from the University of Virginia
November 16, 2015 - Could partnering the human papilloma virus vaccine with other, less controversial vaccines lead to higher compliance and completion rates and, ultimately, a drop in certain cancer rates?   A new study by University of Virginia...
An article from Time
November 16, 2015 - An FDA-approved drug can prevent HIV infections, but critics have worried that having such a fallback pill can promote unsafe sex and cause HIV infections to rise. A new study proves them wrong. Since 2012, there has been a...
An article from Ghana Web
November 16, 2015 - The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunisation (SAGE) and the Malaria Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC) have jointly recommended pilot projects to understand how to best use a vaccine...
An article from Reuters
November 16, 2015 - LONDON, Nov 16 People across the world are alarmingly confused about the role of antibiotics and the right way to take them, and this ignorance is fuelling the rise of drug-resistant superbugs, the World Health Organization...
An article from Devex
November 16, 2015 - Disease eradication entails the total stopping of the transmission of an infectious disease, reducing the prevalence of the disease to zero. To date, only one disease — smallpox — has been successfully eradicated. The next...
An article from AllAfrica
November 14, 2015 - Scientists and researchers on Friday met with the public in Blantyre to brainstorm on the oldest disease malaria that claimed the life of a reverend and renowned missionary Dr David Livingstone 142 years ago and continues to...
An article from UN News Centre
November 13, 2015 - 13 November 2015 – The number of measles-related deaths has decreased by 79 per cent since the beginning of the century, but the United Nations health agency is warning that 2015 global milestones and measles elimination goals...
An article from the WHO
November 12, 2015 - On 27 October 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of Egypt notified WHO of an outbreak of Dengue fever in a village in the Dayrout District of Assiut Governorate.   Between 1 and 31 October 2015, a total of 253 cases were...
Un article de OMS
November 12, 2015 - Le 27 octobre 2015, le point focal national RSI pour l’Égypte a notifié à l’OMS une flambée de dengue dans un village du district de Dayrout (Gouvernorat d’Assiut).   Entre le 1er et le 31 octobre 2015, 253 personnes ont été...
An article from PRI
November 12, 2015 - As we reported last week, Sierra Leone has officially been declared Ebola-free after passing the 42-day mark since any new cases of the disease have been diagnosed there. Last weekend, thousands danced in the streets to...
An article from the Washington Post
November 10, 2015 - TOKYO — Vaccines are a highly politicized subject in many countries. Just look at Donald Trump’s repeated claims in the Republican presidential race that childhood vaccinations cause autism.   In Japan, a vigorous debate is...
An article from UNICEF
November 9, 2015 - With an outbreak of cholera threatening to spread further, UNICEF has launched a campaign to inform vulnerable communities on basic measures for prevention and treatment.   DOHUK, Iraq, 9 November 2015 – In Domiz refugee camp in...
An article from AllAfrica
November 9, 2015 - Zeremo and his wife Iveren are part of the 13, 000 clients accessing HIV/AIDs services at the General Hospital, Katsina-Ala . They are a happy positive couple with a negative baby.   According to Iveren, she enrolled for...

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