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TB drug price slashed

“A pharmaceutical multinational on Thursday slashed the price of a key anti-tuberculosis drug boosting the battle against the world’s deadliest…

Outbreaks and diseases

In the week ending on October 27, 8 countries were facing a cholera outbreak: Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya…

TB is the world’s biggest infectitious killer

“TB remains the world’s biggest infectious killer, with 1.5 million people still dying of the disease in 2018, even though…

Deadly diseases

Ebola in DRC has so far killed 1843 people. And everybody is talking about it. Measles has been phenomenally deadlier…

Diseases Cost Africa U.S.$2.4 Trillion a Year

“The World Health Organisation has launched a new report titled “A Heavy Burden – An Indirect Course of Illness in Africa” at…

Tanzanian Farmers Don’t Vaccinate Against Foot and Mouth Disease

Article on why Tanzanian farmers don’t vaccinate against foot and mouth disease https://allafrica.com/stories/201903180627.html You may also be interested in: News…

Climate change and tse tse flies

Thanks to global warming “locations such as the Zambezi Valley in Zimbabwe may soon be too hot to support tsetse…

Lassa Fever Vaccine close to be found

“Scientists have moved closer to the first ever Lassa fever vaccine ” https://allafrica.com/stories/201810160024.html You may also be interested in: No vaccine…

SIERRA LEONE: UNITED STATES EMBASSY CONGRATULATES FIRST COHORT OF INTERMEDIATE DISEASE DETECTIVES

These strategies assist in developing the public health workforce in Sierra Leone to improve epidemiologic capacity to evaluate and strengthen…

South Africa: Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) at the University of Cape Town School of Public Health, in…

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