SANTE | HEALTH

27-Sep-2022 to 08:52

Malawi cholera death toll jumps 69 percent in one month

APA-Blantyre (Malawi) — The death toll from the cholera outbreak in Malawi has risen by 69 percent over the past month, with official figures showing that the number of fatalities rose from 58 to 98 between August 25 and September 26.

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26-Sep-2022 to 23:05

Three new cases of monkeypox confirmed in Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Three new cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in a camp for Ethiopian refugees in eastern Sudan.

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26-Sep-2022 to 17:28

Covid vaccination: Rwanda targets 5 to 11-year-olds

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has launched a Covid-19 vaccination campaign for children aged 5 to 11 as part of the country's ongoing efforts to eradicate the Covid-19 pandemic, a health official disclosed Monday.

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23-Sep-2022 to 10:01

AFRO 2: the malaria project changing African lives

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — About ten kilometres on the eastern outskirts of Rundu is the Mayana village, an area characterized by flood plains. In fact, Mayana means flood plains in the local dialect and is named after the low-lying ground surrounded by water.

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23-Sep-2022 to 09:23

Four Ebola suspects escape from health workers

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Four suspected cases of Ebola are on the run after running away from health workers in Madudu sub-county in Mubende, APA learnt on Friday.

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22-Sep-2022 to 16:18

WHO bolsters Uganda's Ebola response

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — In an accelerated effort to scale up response to the Ebola disease outbreak in Uganda, World Health Organization (WHO) is delivering medical supplies, providing logistics and deploying staff to support the national authorities in halting the spread of the virus.

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21-Sep-2022 to 19:26

Rwanda vigilant over Ebola from neighbouring Uganda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's Ministry of Health on Wednesday said it is on alert after a second case of Ebola in neighboring Uganda ended in a fatality.

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