Sunday, November 18, 2018
Angry residents left health workers dealing with an Ebola outbreak severely injured in the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday. The four Red Cross workers were set upon by locals who threw rocks at their car in the city of Butembo...
The World Health Organization said Tuesday it was helping Yemeni authorities with a second round of vaccination against cholera in three hard-hit districts, as cases surged across the war-ravaged country. More than 2,500 people have died of the waterborne infection...
A blood sucking mosquito really turned Dracula, when it lodged in a Vietnamese man’s nose for several days. The man, living in the city of Hai Duong had complained to his doctor of a strange noise in his nose and...
Nearly half of women and one in three men are at risk of developing stroke or degenerative neurological diseases such as dementia and Parkinson’s during their lifetime, according to a study published Monday. Dutch researchers considered all three conditions “in...
"Guess what? They got it from someone. Someone gave them the flu,” Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said. Flu killed 80,000 people this past season and put 900,000 into the hospital, making it the worst influenza season in decades, the...
A woman recently discovered she had two wombs when she fell pregnant – with a baby in each. Poppy and Piran House were born at 34 weeks after parents, Jennifer Ashwood and Andrew House, found out she had a rare...
The devastating Zika virus could be used in the fight against brain cancer, a recent medical report said on Friday. The report was published on Tuesday by researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch, who have been researching into...
The World Health Organisation has warned that despite the fact fewer people than anticipated fell ill and died from tuberculosis in 2017, countries still need to do more to end the disease by 2030. The organisation stated that although global...
The death toll in Zimbabwe’s cholera outbreak has risen to 28, state media said Sunday, as the health minister announced new antibiotics were being used after the disease strain was found to be resistant to some drugs.The cholera outbreak,...
Zimbabwe on Wednesday banned public gatherings in the capital Harare following a cholera outbreak which has claimed at least 21 lives and left hundreds of people ill over the past week.The outbreak, first detected in the township of Glen...