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DR Congo’s president hopes Ebola outbreak will end this year

Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi said on Friday that he’s hopeful the Ebola outbreak in his country will end in the coming...

Congo’s president hopes Ebola outbreak will end this year

Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi says he’s hopeful the Ebola outbreak in his country will end in the coming weeks. Tshisekedi said Friday a few cases...

DR Congo rolls out new Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine

Health authorities in eastern Congo have introduced a new Ebola vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson, aid group MSF said on Thursday, to help...

Rwanda, Uganda ban Kenyan-produced peanut butter

Seven brands of Kenyan peanut butter have been banned in Rwanda, and suspended in Uganda, after the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) suspended the...

South Africa’s RWC2019 winners join cancer campaign

A challenge to South Africa's Rugby World Cup winners to strip down to their underwear to raise awareness about testicular cancer is gaining traction. Springbok...

Gas cylinder explosion sparks fire at Mombasa hospital

Kenya Police have revealed that a gas cylinder explosion inside a kitchen is responsible for a fire Tuesday night at a private hospital in...

Every 39 seconds a child dies of pneumonia, global health agencies...

Global health agencies have revealed that pneumonia despite being curable and preventable killed more than 800,000 babies and young children in 2018 equivalent to...

WHO calls for inclusive platforms to global health targets

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for an inclusive platform of social participation in order to accelerate progress towards the achievement of the...

U.S. scientists confirm new strain of HIV

Scientists at U.S.-based Abbot Laboratories report they have confirmed a new strain of HIV for the first time in almost two decades. The new strain is a...

Anti-cholera campaign now underway in Sudan’s Khartoum state

Sudanese medics say a campaign against the spread of a deadly cholera outbreak has now moved to the country’s capital and most populous state,...
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