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Uganda gives approval for experimental Ebola treatments

Health workers received the all-clear to use experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from the...

WHO: 25 percent of Ebola infections in eastern DR Congo go...

Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO)...

Nigeria considers revamping country’s healthcare scheme

Nigeria will soon begin the implementing new guidelines that will require all states register for the basic healthcare provision fund. Minister of Health Isaac Adewole...

WHO warns Ebola outbreak could spread if attacks don’t stop

The World Health Organization says containing Ebola to two affected provinces in eastern Congo might be impossible if violent attacks on health teams continue. “The...

Chinese, Kenyan scientists join to fight infectious diseases

Scientists from China and Kenya on Tuesday pledged to establish a platform for sharing knowledge and expertise to boost the war against infectious diseases. The...

Deaths from latest DR Congo Ebola outbreak expected to pass 1000...

Ebola deaths in Congo's latest outbreak are expected to exceed 1,000 later on Friday, the World Health Organization announced, as attacks continue on health...

Study finds Western Kenyans drink hottest tea in the world

Scientists investigating a possible connection between the average temperature that people have tea and cancer of the esophagus have suggested that people in Kenya,...

WHO begins vaccination of health workers against Ebola in South Sudan

The World Health Organisation has begun vaccinations of health care and frontline workers against the Ebola virus at the Juba Teaching Hospital in Juba,...

Ghana drone service to deliver medical supplies on demand

A new drone service in Ghana will be capable of carrying medical supplies to remote corners of the West African country. The American company Zipline...

Malawi becomes first nation to immunize children against malaria

The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunizing children against malaria, using the only licensed vaccine to protect...
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