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It confirmed that the number of new Ebola cases had fallen significantly
Libya's Health Minister Rida al-Awkali on Wednesday warned against a health catastrophe in the eastern part of the North African state
A 31-year-old Egyptian woman died late Tuesday of the avian influenza virus in Giza province, west of Cairo, the Egyptian Health Ministry said
The number of companies selling gluten-free products in Turkey has increased compared to 15 years ago, but the country's thousands of celiac patients say choice is still limited and prices are high
President Erdogan and Health Minister Muezzinoglu will attend official opening in Mogadishu on Sunday
A five-year-old boy died from the virus in the southern Assiut province
Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday ordered a lifting of travel and trade restrictions across his country following a marked decrease in Ebola infections
A 37-year-old woman died on Thursday after contracting the bird flu, the Egyptian Health Ministry has said
Even 30 to 60 minutes of vigorous exercise daily does not protect you if you 'sit on your rear' for the rest of the day
A 36-year-old woman had died in Cairo after having contracted the H5N1 virus, the Health Ministry said
Egypt reported a new bird flu death on Monday, the fifth fatality from the virus this year
Turkey is first country to use best measures available to cut tobacco use, report says, as 6m people die of smoking globally each year
Militants have enforced a de-facto ban on polio immunizations since a campaign was used as a CIA cover
Nearly 85 percent of births are delivered by C-section in Brazil's private hospitals
More than 100 people have been hospitalized and many have lost their eyesight
Scottish healthcare worker improves after suffering deadly virus following work in Sierra Leone
The virus has claimed a total of 2,943 lives in Sierra Leone alone
Ethiopia will seek to rein in its population growth by bringing its people's fertility rate down to 2.6 percent in 2020 from 4.1 percent at present, a government official has said.
Products made out of polystyrene foam are considered a major source of neighborhood litter and hazardous to marine life
Omani health authorities said Thursday that a man previously diagnosed with coronavirus had succumbed to the illness
Saudi Arabia on Thursday closed its embassy in Guinea due to the West African country's Ebola epidemic
The government's recent decision to reopen schools in early February has drawn negative reactions
Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said that Liberia has made significant progress
According to the World Health Organization, the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in three West African countries has risen to 8,153
Somalia on Saturday denied reports about registering its first deadly Ebola virus infection
Health worker transferred to German hospital after contact with patient in Sierra Leone
The outgoing head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response has warned that the world is nowhere near eliminating the dreaded virus
India registered on Friday four fresh cases of swine flu, two in the national capital New Delhi and two in the southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Pakistan's female anti-polio campaigners continue fighting the virus despite low pay and death threats
Market where infected chickens located to close for 3 weeks; live poultry imports from China suspended
A healthcare worker who returned from West Africa becomes the first person diagnosed with Ebola in Scotland
More than 20,000 people infected with the Ebola virus in the three worst-affected West African countries, according to the WHO
People infected with malaria refuse to go to hospital amid fears of contracting deadly virus
The deadly virus has claimed 3,384 lives in Liberia alone
Ban Ki-moon says he will engage UN members to explore what can be done to stay ahead of the next outbreak of disease
Unlicensed medic said to have infected more than 100 villagers with dirty needles
State agencies promise support after residents demand his leaves village
Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 7,373 out of 19,031 cases in West Africa
The campaign seeks to encourage ordinary Africans to be part of the fight against the virus by sending text messages with their cell phones
The election was initially scheduled for October 14 before being postponed due to Ebola outbreak
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has pledged support for Liberia as the country recovers from the Ebola epidemic, which has killed thousands in West Africa
There are 938 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS virus worldwide, including at least 343 related deaths
A young woman has succumbed to the H5N1 virus, commonly known as "bird flu," in southern Egypt, the Health Ministry said Wednesday
Doctor using same hypodermic needle repeatedly believed responsible for 90 cases in village
Thousands of poultry to be slaughtered, Agriculture Ministry says -- disease could be transmitted to humans.
The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip said Tuesday that a young man had succumbed to the H1N1 virus
As many as 187 Ethiopian health workers who have volunteered to lend a hand in the fight against West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak are preparing to make their perilous trip.
New study says drug-resistant strain emerging predominantly in Southeast Asia could threaten drop in number of deaths
Ship carrying 1,500 tons of food and medical supplies heads to Ebola-hit West Africa
The West African country's last Ebola patient has been treated and discharged from hospital after 12 days, according to official sources
Activists complain that the country's main HIV/AIDS center lacks both equipment and staff
Pesticide poisoning causes inability to breathe, chemical burns, loss of reflexes, twitching, and ultimately death, experts say
Trials halted in Switzerland after volunteers report side effects
Chronic kidney disease threatens sugar cane industry where workers belive illness is linked to chemicals used by the agro-industry.
Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 6,388 out of 17,942 cases in West Africa.
Despite a global decrease in homicide rates 475,000 people were murdered in 2012, says the Global status report on violence prevention 2014
Frontline fighters against the deadly epidemic celebrated for their tireless acts of courage and mercy.
The government was hoping to see 250,000 men circumcised each year between 2009 and 2015
Malaria killed about 453,000 children under 5 in 2013; 90 percent of deaths occur in Africa, says WHO
The virus has killed at least 3145 Liberians in recent months
Never in recent memory have so many children been subjected to such unspeakable brutality, reports says
Six Egyptians last week succumbed to measles – an infection of the respiratory system, immune system and skin – in the northwestern Marsa Matrouh province, the Health Ministry has said.
Bloc announces additional €61 million in aid to help West African governments after medics warn of 'slow and patchy' response
Senegalese Health Minister also said that 50 quarantine centers would be opened for suspected Ebola patients in Senegal
Ethiopia, which is currently in the middle of a biannual spike in malaria, is scrambling to protect millions of citizens from the parasitic disease, the Health Ministry said Sunday.
Known as the "National Sanitation Day", the event aims to inculcate in Ghanaians the spirit of cleanliness
Aby Marzouq said Hamas was prepared to cooperate with everybody ready to offer service to the residents of the Gaza Strip, which has been blockaded by Israel since 2007
World Health Organization reported 128 new Ebola cases and 56 deaths in West Africa on August 10-11
The African Union allocated $1 million to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak currently plaguing Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria
Move follows highly-publicized scandals which have highlighted failures in the country's 'surrogacy industry.'
Ethiopia has denied reports of the spread of Ebola in the country, saying steps were being taken to raise awareness about the deadly virus.
Four people in a family die after eating pufferfish, not realizing that it could have poisonous effects
Authorities say virus remains restricted to Lagos
Amid a furore over the lack of treatment being provided in West Africa, the World Health Organization has agreed that the provision of untested drugs would be 'ethical'
Zambia has not recorded any cases of Ebola yet
Supplies include personal protective equipment, hospital curtains, sanitizers, disinfectants and patient-monitoring equipment
Police do prompt about face in organ trafficking case after nine arrested in military hospital investigation
Health Ministry aims to bring doctors from Greece where they say there is a surplus of doctors. Medical association objects.
Nigeria has ten confirmed Ebola cases, including two fatalities
Nigeria has already confirmed two Ebola deaths
Liberia has reported 294 suspected and confirmed fatalities from Ebola as of August 8
Scheme at military hospital the second spate of arrests of alleged organ traffickers this year
The suspected case is for a 27-year-old Malian national, Sene said in a statement
Police detained dozens and seized large amounts of drugs in latest anti-narcotics raids
Benin has reported two cases of the deadly Ebola virus in the west African country.
Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes an "extraordinary event" that poses a health risk to other countries, WHO warns
There is currently no known cure for Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever that has a fatality rate of up to 90 percent, according to the WHO.
Uganda suffered its worst Ebola outbreak in 2000, when the virus infected 425 people – ultimately killing more than half of them
A recent WHO report showed that Zambian women were among the heaviest drinkers in the world
The Calories for Life, Run for Health initiative will tackle both undernourishment and obesity, state agency claims
Activists claim prejudice still persists against some disabled employees
Lack of funds is causing many refugee's to go untreated for cancer according to a study by a UN medical expert in the Lancet Oncology.
The government, the U.N. mission and the WHO have scaled up efforts to combat cholera
The European Union delegation in Tanzania has expressed deep concern over the murder of albinos in the East African country
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reported two new deaths from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
The World Health Organization (WHO) along with other health agencies remained on alert
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday reported five deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, commonly known as coronavirus.
Following months of debate, the Ugandan parliament on Tuesday passed a bill criminalizing the intentional transmission of the virus that causes AIDS.
The Tanzanian government on Tuesday confirmed an outbreak of dengue fever in Dar es Salaam, the country's economic capital, which has been blamed for the death of three people and for sickening over 400 others.
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