SANTE | HEALTH

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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16-Aug-2021 to 11:47

Avian flu cases reported in I/Coast's Bassam district

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza type H5N1, a strain of bird flu, have been reported in the town of Mondoukou, in the Department of Grand-Bassam, 40km south-east of Abidjan, according to a prefectural decree.

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10-Aug-2021 to 11:25

Guinea confirms W/Africa's first Marburg virus case

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — Guinea has recorded the first ever case of the Marburg virus, a highly dangerous disease that causes hemorrhagic fever.

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