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E.g., 04/21/2018
Un article de Jeune Afrique
March 15, 2016 - Au moins 250 personnes sont mortes de l'épidémie de fièvre jaune qui sévit en Angola depuis fin décembre et continue à s'étendre, selon des chiffres donnés par plusieurs autorités sanitaires.   « De samedi à lundi, le ministère de...
An article from the Jamaica Observer
March 14, 2016 - Haiti says it has recorded 96 people have died from cholera during the first two months of this year.   The Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) said there were also 7, 782 cases of the disease during the period January...
An article from the New York Times
March 14, 2016 - Pregnant women and their unborn children are particularly vulnerable to malaria: the women because they may develop lethal anemia, and the babies because infected red blood cells tend to clump in the placenta, robbing the fetus of...
Un article de ONUSIDA
March 11, 2016 - ONUSIDA se félicite du déploiement du plan national de lutte contre le VIH auprès des professionnels du sexe mis en place en Afrique du Sud, pour la période 2016 à 2019. Lancé par le vice-président du pays, Cyril Ramaphosa, dans...
An article from Deutsche Welle
March 9, 2016 - The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that widespread spraying to eliminate mosquitoes has failed to significantly stop the spread of dengue fever. The agency suggested it may be the same case for the Zika virus, which has...
Un article de Le Monde
March 7, 2016 - Sanofi compte bien être le premier laboratoire à lancer un vaccin contre le virus Zika. Fort de son expérience dans les maladies tropicales, le groupe tricolore a constitué une véritable « task force » pour développer un cocktail d...
An article from AllAfrica
March 7, 2016 - When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Nigeria polio-free, it was celebrated after fighting the battle since 1976. This battle also forced the federal government to set up the National Programme on Immunization (NPI) in...
Un article de Le Monde
March 1, 2016 - L’infection par le virus Zika peut entraîner plusieurs formes du syndrome de Guillain-Barré (SGB), une affection plutôt rare (1 à 2 cas pour 100  000 personnes par an) caractérisée par une faiblesse, voire une paralysie progressive...
Un article de AllAfrica
February 29, 2016 - L'Agence coréenne de la coopération internationale (KOICA) et l'Unicef a signé lundi 29 février à Kinshasa un accord de financement de la vaccination de routine. Environ 613 000 enfants et 703 200 femmes enceintes des provinces...
An article from the New York Times
February 29, 2016 - A new study of 42 cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome in French Polynesia offers the strongest evidence to date that the Zika virus can trigger temporary paralysis, researchers reported on Monday. But experts cautioned that more...
Un article de AllAfrica
February 28, 2016 - Le lancement officiel du 1er passage de la campagne de vaccination contre la poliomyélite de l'année a eu lieu à Kombissiri, chef-lieu de la province du Bazèga, le samedi 27 février 2016.   Les autorités en charge de la santé...
Un article de AllAfrica
February 28, 2016 - La première conférence ministérielle africaine sur la vaccination a ouvert ses travaux, le mercredi 24 février 2016 à Addis Abeba en Ethiopie. Des ministres de la Santé, des Finances, des experts, des décideurs, des bailleurs...
Un article de Le Monde
February 27, 2016 - Pour la première fois, le virus Zika a été transmis en France par voie sexuelle, et non par une piqûre de moustique, a confirmé, samedi 27 février, Marisol Touraine, la ministre de la santé.   Ce cas de transmission par voie...
An article from Voice of America
February 26, 2016 - The World Health Organization reports evidence of a suspected link between Guillain-Barre Syndrome, a neurological disorder, and the Zika virus is growing, but far from proven.     Much attention is being paid to the possible...
An article from the WHO
February 25, 2016 - With one in five African children lacking access to all needed and basic life-saving vaccines, ministers of health and other line ministers countries committed themselves to keep immunization at the forefront of efforts to...
An article from Medcins Sans Frontieres
February 24, 2016 - As the measles epidemic gradually fades in the Tanganyika province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, malaria and malnutrition often form a deadly combination for children. In order to face this situation, MSF – in...
An article from Reuters
February 23, 2016 - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has turned its attention to the Zika virus outbreak, and its founders said the response to the crisis, which may be linked to devastating birth defects in South America, has been better...
An article from AllAfrica
February 23, 2016 - Cholera prevalence in the country is down by five per cent, according to a weekly report by the Ministry of Health, Social welfare, Gender, Elderly and Children released in Dar es Salaam.   According to a report released by the...
An article from the Wall Street Journal
February 22, 2016 - The Obama administration plans to use an additional $200 million to expand its fight against malaria, expanding services to 70 million more people in Africa and accelerating a global effort to eradicate the disease.   The boost...
An article from Medecins Sans Frontiers
February 22, 2016 - As the rainy season approaches in Wajir in northeastern Kenya, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is warning that the substandard water and sanitation situation is creating ideal conditions for a future increase in cholera cases....

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