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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
Children among 58 killed after Syria’s Bashar al Assad launches chemical attack on Rebels

Children among 58 killed after Syria’s Bashar al Assad launches chemical attack on Rebels

Syrian jets pounded rebel held areas killing at least 58 people among them 11 children, airstrikes appears to be a chemical attack on rebel-held areas in north-western Syria on Tuesday, a monitoring group reported. Emerging reports from the monitoring group claimed that Tuesday attacks on Khan Sheikhoun area in Idlib province, used a toxic gas […]

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Report acid reflux problem to doctor

Report acid reflux problem to doctor

Nov 02, – Gastro esophageal reflux, also known as acid reflux, occurs when the stomach contents reflux back up into the food pipe (esophagus) and/or mouth, explains Dr Vijay Anand, Specialist Internal Medicine, Gastroentrology, Zulekha Hospital Dubai. This can occur normally also, majority episodes being brief without causing symptoms. How does reflux happen? Normally at […]

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U.S. Malaria Cases Hit 40-Year High

U.S. Malaria Cases Hit 40-Year High

Nov 01, – Malaria cases in the United States hit a 40-year high in 2011, federal health officials reported Thursday. There were 1,925 cases of malaria that year, the highest number since 1971. That represents a 14 percent increase from 2010 to 2011. Five people died from malaria or associated complications in 2011, according to […]

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