Tag : Communicable Diseases

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Ebola survivors face kidney problems and risk of premature death

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LONDON (HeadlineNews) – People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying – probably from severe kidney damage – within a...
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Sunday is ‘Hepatitis Testing Day’

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Millions of people in the U.S. have chronic viral hepatitis, most without knowing it, so the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other groups...
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WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed...
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Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on

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GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo/GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment...
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Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak

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FILE PHOTO: Healthcare workers adjust gear before they enter a room where a baby is suspected of having died from Ebola, in Beni, North Kivu...
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Attacks on hospital in Ebola zone kill Cameroonian doctor

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GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (HeadlineNews) – Attacks on a hospital at the epicenter of Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak have killed a Cameroonian...
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WHO experts to decide whether Congo Ebola outbreak is international emergency

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FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker sprays a room during a funeral of Kavugho Cindi Dorcas who is suspected of dying of Ebola in Beni, North...
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Killed by cholera, Yemeni doctor knew he was fighting ‘disastrous’ epidemic

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SANAA (HeadlineNews) – Yemeni doctor Mohammed Abdul-Mughni described the surge in cholera cases he was treating as “disastrous” in a country battered by years of...
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Ebola treatment center in Congo reopens after attack

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(HeadlineNews) – An Ebola treatment center located at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it...

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