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By Robert On Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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The infectious disease hazards of eating raw pork

Pork chops, ham, sausages, all very delicious foods no doubt; however, one thing is very clear, pork products must be cooked thoroughly to kill potential pathogens in the raw meat. This brings me to a story that More...

By Robert On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Uganda hepatitis E outbreak continues, death toll up to 23

The Uganda Ministry of Health says the hepatitis E outbreak in the Karamoja region that started last year continues to grow and the death toll mounts, according to a News Vision report today. Image/CIA Nearly 1,000 More...

By Robert On Monday, January 6th, 2014
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Uganda hepatitis E outbreak sickens 344 in Karamoja, 13 dead

An outbreak of hepatitis E confirmed on New Year’s eve in the Karamoja region of Uganda has to date resulted in 344 people sickened and 13 fatalities, according to a report from the Ugandan news source, The More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 14th, 2013
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Hepatitis E outbreak in Tanzania

Since late August, there has been  690 acute febrile illness cases with no deaths reported in the southeast African country of Tanzania. Image/CIA Most of the patients attended to presented with headache, high More...

By Robert On Sunday, May 26th, 2013
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UNAMID delivers medical supplies into North Darfur where hepatitis E outbreak occurred in displaced persons

United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) airlifted on 21 May more than 1.5 tons of critically needed medical supplies to thousands of civilians in El Sereif More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 16th, 2013
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Death toll from South Sudan hepatitis E outbreak up to 111

In a follow-up to a story two weeks ago, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Friday said that an outbreak of hepatitis E has affected more than 6,000 people in South Sudan refugee camps since July and added that 111 More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
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Update: Doctors Without Borders treats nearly 4,000 refugees for hepatitis E in South Sudan

In a follow up to a report earlier this week, the epidemic of hepatitis E is escalating across refugee camps in South Sudan’s Maban County, according to a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières More...

By Robert On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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UN: More than 3,300 South Sudan refugees infected with hepatitis E

The UN refugee agency has reported a surge in the number of cases of Hepatitis E in the four refugee camps near the South Sudan border, according to a recent UNHCR press release. Image/CIA The UN agency says 3,319 More...

By Robert On Friday, September 14th, 2012
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Sudanese refugees facing hepatitis E outbreak, 16 killed

The South Sudan in the midst of government forces clashing with rebels, a mass influx of refugees are fleeing as fast as possible. Image/CIA Faced with unimaginable violence, the exodus has began, but with this More...


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