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Hepatitis E outbreak kills 25 in Niger refugee camp

Hepatitis E outbreak kills 25 in Niger refugee camp

Bad water and hygiene have led to an epidemic of hepatitis E that has killed 25 people over several months in a refugee camp in Diffa, a region in southeast Niger, Medecins sans frontieres said Wednesday. “The current hepatitis E epidemic is closely linked to a lack of water, hygiene infrastructure and sanitation,” said MSF […]

April 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Russia terror attack, death toll from St Petersburg bombing rises to 14

Russia terror attack, death toll from St Petersburg bombing rises to 14

The death toll from metro bombing at St Petersburg has risen to 14, Russian health minister confirmed the toll. Ria Novosti the Russian agency quoted Ms Skvortsova as saying on Tuesday the total had risen from 11. Earlier in the day, State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan said in a statement released it believed […]

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At least 20 dead as storms hit Macedonia capital- police

At least 20 dead as storms hit Macedonia capital- police

Aug  07, –  The freak weather included winds blowing at more than 70 kilometres (43 miles) an hour and resulted in flash floods and landslides, with cars swept away by the violent torrents. Fierce storms packing strong winds and torrential rains overnight killed at least 20 people in Macedonia’s capital of Skopje, the health minister […]

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Rare US drone strike kills at least 5 in Pakistan

Rare US drone strike kills at least 5 in Pakistan

Nov 21, – A suspected U.S. drone carried out a rare missile strike in northwest Pakistan outside the country’s remote tribal region on Thursday, killing at least five people, including three senior Afghan militants, Pakistani police and security officials said. The missiles hit an Islamic seminary in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province’s Hangu district that was known […]

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