SANTE | HEALTH

08-Sep-2021 to 21:46

DR Congo confirms meningitis outbreak

APA - Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa) — In the northeastern province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, 261 suspected cases of meningitis and 129 related deaths were reported on September 7, representing a case-fatality rate of 50 percent.

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08-Sep-2021 to 21:26

Senegal tackling health effects of non-ionizing radiation

APA - Mbour (Senegal) — The Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Posts (ARTP) of Senegal ensures that it has taken the lead in the fight against any health risk related to non-ionizing radiation (NIR).

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26-Aug-2021 to 21:02

Africa vows to banish all forms of polio

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Nearly 100 million African children have been vaccinated against polio since July 2020.

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25-Aug-2021 to 12:52

Guinea's Ebola patient recovered

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The young Guinean lady, declared positive to the Ebola virus on Ivorian soil, on August 14, 2021, has “recovered,” following biological tests, Professor Serge Eholie said on Tuesday, during a press briefing in Abidjan.

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20-Aug-2021 to 23:49

Cholera epidemic gains ground in Niger

APA-Niamey (Niger) — In Niger, the cholera epidemic has now spread throughout the country.

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18-Aug-2021 to 12:00

Gabon braces for Ebola response

APA-Libreville (Gabon) — Gabon is revising its national response plan against the Ebola epidemic after the detection of a case in Cote d’Ivoire.

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16-Aug-2021 to 20:23

Chad to set up cancer registry

APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — In Chad, statistics on cancers are “fragmented and limited,” mainly because of the poor access to diagnosis of affected people.

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