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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…

Ebola, humans and wildlife

Ebola “has a reservoir in tropical African wildlife, being carried by species of bats, which do not themselves fall ill…

seven out 10 deaths in Nigeria caused by non communicable diseases

In Nigeria “About seven in ten deaths annually are caused by Non Communicable Diseases” http://allafrica.com/stories/201802180025.html You may also be interested…

Kenya to face food shortage

“Kenya is staring at a food shortage following declined maize and wheat production in the North Rift region – the…

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