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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 […]

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Contact lens misuse becomes an eyesore in UAE

Contact lens misuse becomes an eyesore in UAE

Nov 13, – Health problems associated with the use of contact lenses are at the top of the list of eye injuries suffered by university and high school students in the country, according to ophthalmologists. “This is as a result of the improper use of contact lenses, lack of health awareness and violation of medical […]

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