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By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Suspected monkeypox reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Two people died from a disease that has the same symptoms as  monkeypox; 12 cases recorded in two weeks, in the locality of Bangangala in territory Bomongo (Equatuer), Democratic Republic of the Congo(DRC), according More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Yellow fever reported in Democratic Republic of Congo, mass vaccination campaign to commence in one week

A total of 139 suspected, probable and confirmed cases of yellow fever, including 6 death were reported in the North and in the South of Democratic Republic of Congo beginning in March, which has prompted a reactive More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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Six suspected Ebola cases reported from the Democratic Republic of Congo

At least six suspected cases of Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) are being reported from Aketi, Bas-Uele District in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a United Nations Office for the Coordination More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
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Republic of Congo to begin mass yellow fever vaccination campaign

Republic of Congo Image/CIA The Central African nation announced that an emergency mass yellow fever vaccination campaign would commence next week, according to health officials. The Ministry of Health of the Republic More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 6th, 2012
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Fourteen deaths recorded in Congo Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported Wednesday, as of 3 September 2012, a total of 28 (eight confirmed, six probable, and 14 suspected) cases including 14 deaths had been reported from Haut-Uélé district More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Monkeypox increases in Africa raise concerns

The recent apparent increase in human monkeypox cases across a wide geographic area, the potential for further spread, and the lack of reliable surveillance have raised the level of concern for this emerging zoonosis. Monkeypox/CDC In More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Marburg outbreak in Uganda: Five cases reported

The Ugandan Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) last week and WHO delivered an update on the outbreak yesterday. As of 24 October, five cases have been reported – one confirmed More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Ebola outbreak in West Africa: MSF says ‘We have reached our limits’

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, which saw it’s beginnings in February 2014, has grown and spread to become the largest and deadliest outbreak of the lethal virus since first seen in Zaire in 1976. More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Angelina Jolie opens global summit to end wartime sexual violence

Superstar actress Angelina Jolie spoke Wednesday at the largest global summit focused on ending wartime rape and sexual assault.   “It is a myth that rape is an inevitable part of conflict. There’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 25th, 2013
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Africa meningitis deaths near 1500 for first nine months of 2013

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa recently released its updated Meningitis Weekly Bulletin, which shows the number of cases and fatalities from meningitis in 19 countries from the “African More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 14th, 2013
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UNICEF: Deaths in children under five cut in half, 45% linked to undernutrition

The number of deaths in children under-five years of age has dropped nearly in half, according to new data released by multiple United Nations agencies Friday. In 2012, approximately 6.6 million children worldwide More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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Africa: 9,200 meningitis cases reported in ‘meningitis belt’ during first five months, lowest number reported in past decade

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) Global Alert and Response today, for the first five months of 2013, 9,249 suspected cases of meningitis, including 857 deaths, have been reported from 18 of the 19 More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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Scientists: GPEI strategy for polio eradication possible by 2018

Polio eradication by 2018? According to a team of more than 400 international scientists, that’s the goal of a new strategy by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) released April 11. The Eradication More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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Measles deaths drop 71 percent globally during last decade

Measles deaths and new cases dropped significantly between 2000 and 2011 as immunization coverage also increased, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) Jan. 17. Image/CIA The WHO, More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, October 14th, 2011
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Obama sends troops to Africa, to train anti-LRA forces

President Barack Obama has authorized the deployment to central Africa of 100 combat-equipped U.S. forces whose mission is to help regional forces fight the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Africa: Islamic State terrorists attack leaves over 12 dead despite citizens battling ebola outbreak

(International Christian Concern) –On September 22, 2018, militants from the Allied Defense Forces(ADF), a terrorist organization based out of Uganda, attacked Beni, a small town in Eastern Democratic Republic More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Chinese Stitch Up Deal For World’s Largest Lithium Deposit

Two of the most powerful Chinese businessmen in Africa have emerged as the driving force behind the development of a potentially vast new lithium deposit. Min Guo Wei and Cong Mao Huai have been linked to a company More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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FinTech Takes Another Leap: Say Hello to the TransferWise Borderless Account

TransferWise has been in the news off late. The company popularly known for its bank-bashing advertisements has branched out by launching a new service that aims to disrupt how cross-border fund transfers are carried More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Women’s March against Trump: Brandi Atkinson’s ‘They Don’t Speak For Me’ Facebook response goes viral

The outrage against President Trump has been ongoing since the election results shocked Hillary Clinton supporters and groups of women have organized and marched against the new president yesterday. In response, More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Ebola outbreak: Contact tracing key to outbreak control as number of cases nears 1,000

With the number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases closing in on 1,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says “contact tracing” is key to getting this, the largest Ebola outbreak in history, under More...


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