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WHO revises DR Congo Ebola risk to ‘very high’
World

WHO revises DR Congo Ebola risk to ‘very high’

  The World Health Organization on Friday announced it had revised its Ebola risk assessment in the Democratic Republic of…
WHO extremely concerned about Ebola ‘perfect storm’ in Congo
World

WHO extremely concerned about Ebola ‘perfect storm’ in Congo

  The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen…
Yemen faces new surge in cholera cases: UN
Middle East

Yemen faces new surge in cholera cases: UN

  Yemen faces a possible third wave of a cholera epidemic, the UN warned Thursday, following a jump in the…
Red Cross: 1 million Yemenis at risk of cholera outbreak
Middle East

Red Cross: 1 million Yemenis at risk of cholera outbreak

An international aid group says 1 million people in three Yemeni cities are at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak…
First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa
Science

First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa

A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization…
Health Ministry official denies spread of ‘mysterious disease’
Egypt

Health Ministry official denies spread of ‘mysterious disease’

Amr Kandil, head of the Preventive Medicine Department at the Ministry of Health and Population, denied the existance of any…
Zika result of ‘massive’ mosquito control failures
Health & Fitness

Zika result of ‘massive’ mosquito control failures

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan lashed out at family planning and mosquito control "failures" as root causes of…
Court binds insurance authority to approve medication for ill child
Egypt

Court binds insurance authority to approve medication for ill child

The Administrative Court in Alexandria ruled to uphold children’s constitutional rights for government-financed treatment on Sunday, ruling in the favor…
NGO wins court ruling over free treatment of Gaucher’s disease
Egypt

NGO wins court ruling over free treatment of Gaucher’s disease

The Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) has won a court ruling that obliges the government to treat…
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