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Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30

Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30

Aug 06, – The outbreak has struck the far corner of Myanmar’s northern Sagaing region, a remote and mountainous area which borders eastern India and is populated by people from the Naga tribes. Myanmar health officials have confirmed that a measles outbreak is behind the deaths of more than 30 people, mostly children, in a […]

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At least 40 die in 2 days in Egypt over sweltering heatwave

At least 40 die in 2 days in Egypt over sweltering heatwave

Aug 11, – The Health Ministry says that 19 people died Monday when temperatures reached around 40 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) in the country’s north. The ministry says the heatwave killed 21 people Sunday. Egyptian health authorities say at least 40 people have died in the last two days amid a scorching heatwave hitting […]

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Egypt Nile boat accident death toll rises to 29

Egypt Nile boat accident death toll rises to 29

Jul 24, – The new toll, after police said 19 people had died in the Wednesday night accident north of Cairo, was released after rescuers found more bodies in the river, the health ministry said in a statement. At least 29 people drowned when their party boat collided with a cargo ship on the Nile, […]

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WHO warns of Yemen health crisis as death toll tops 900

WHO warns of Yemen health crisis as death toll tops 900

Apr 21, – Another 3,487 people have been listed as injured as of April 17, the World Health Organization said, citing data from medical facilities in Yemen, and stressing that the true numbers were probably higher because many people were unable to reach hospitals for treatment. Yemen risks an imminent collapse in its health system, […]

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26 killed, 28 injured as train crashes into mini-bus, truck in Egypt

26 killed, 28 injured as train crashes into mini-bus, truck in Egypt

Nov 18, – The head of the Egyptian Railway Authority said the drivers ignored warning lights and chains blocking entry to the crossing, and tried to go across the tracks. At least 26 people were killed in Egypt when a train ploughed into a truck and a mini-bus at a railway crossing early Monday, the […]

November 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
SARS-like Coronavirus claims new life in Saudi

SARS-like Coronavirus claims new life in Saudi

May 25, AP – A man who had contracted the coronavirus has died in Saudi Arabia, raising the death toll in the Kingdom from the SARS-like virus to 17, the health ministry announced on its website on Wednesday “A male non-Saudi died on Tuesday in a hospital in the Qassim region where he had been […]

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New case of deadly coronavirus detected in Saudi Arabia

New case of deadly coronavirus detected in Saudi Arabia

May 19 AP – Riyadh: A new case of the deadly coronavirus has been detected in Saudi Arabia where 15 people have already died after contracting it, the health ministry announced on Saturday on its internet website. “One new case of novel coronavirus recorded in the Eastern Region” where most of the kingdom’s cases have […]

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