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May 19, 2018 10:33 AM Royal wedding: Meghan Markle's father rejects surgery in Mexican hospitalThe Sun News

Meghan Markle’s father was diagnosed with heart problems in Mexico but refused to undergo surgery, the health ministry in Baja California state, where he lives, said Thursday. Thomas Markle, who has already confirmed he will not attend his daughter’s wedding to Britain’s Prince Harry on Saturday, went to Rosarito’s Hospital de Playas early in the morning 20

May 17, 2018 11:06 AM WHO says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to a city, the World Health Organization said Thursday, raising concern the deadly virus may prove tougher to contain. “One new case of Ebola virus disease has been confirmed in Wangata, one of the three health zones of Mbandaka, a city of nearly 1.2 million people in Equateur Province 20

May 16, 2018 6:39 PM Ebola vaccine arrives in DR Congo amid outbreak

Congolese authorities declared the outbreak in the northwest region near Congo-Brazzaville on May 8, and three have died from the disease, according to an official toll. The number of reported cases is 42, including two confirmed, according to a World Health Organization tally. “Five thousand four hundred doses of vaccine arrived from Geneva this morning 23

May 16, 2018 3:57 AM Alcohol, tobacco are biggest threat to human health, welfare

A new review published online Friday in the journal Addiction has compiled the best, most up-to-date source of information on alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use and the burden of death and disease. It shows that in 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between them cost the human population more than a quarter of a billion disability-adjusted life years 17

May 15, 2018 6:54 PM Reported cases of Ebola rise to 42 in Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reported 42 cases of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the ongoing outbreak, Jessica Ilunga, spokeswoman for the country’s Ministry of Public Health said on Tuesday. The DRC ministry of health publicly declared the beginning of the EVD epidemic on May 8. The World Health Organisation (WHO) in a press statement on Monday 22

May 11, 2018 5:16 PM El-Rufai uses Quran verses to justify curses on Kaduna senators

Governor of Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai has cited some verses in the Quran to explain why he cursed Kaduna senators. The governor who was speaking at the official handing over of party flags to the candidates of the party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) ahead of the local government elections into the 23 local government area at the Kaduna township stadium 81

April 26, 2018 12:34 PM In 2016 There Was 1.5 Million Increase In Malaria Cases In Rwanda, Nigeria- UNICEF

To mark World Malaria Day, UNICEF has tasked Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries on the increasing cases of malaria in these countries. UNICEF revealed that Rwanda and Nigeria saw an increase of over 1.5 million cases of malaria in 2016. The UN agency said: “Four out of five malaria deaths occur in one of 15 countries, most of them in Sub-Saharan 22

April 18, 2018 10:42 AM Barbara Bush Dies At Age 92

Former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush has died on Tuesday evening at the age of 92, after a series of recent hospitalization. “A former First Lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the age of 92. “She is survived by her husband of 73 years, President George 30

April 12, 2018 11:04 AM UN Sets To Eradicate Yellow Fever In Africa By 2026

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) while speaking at the programme’s launch in Nigeria, a priority-target country disclosed that about one billion people in Africa will be vaccinated against yellow fever by 2026. This according to Ghebreyesus is in line with an ambitious United Nations campaign to eliminate 30

April 12, 2018 10:11 AM Myanmar to get $247.89m int’l funding to fight HIV, TB, Malaria

The Global Fund will fund Myanmar through UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) with 247.89 million dollars to combat HIV/AIDs, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria between 2018 to 2020, Myanmar News Agency reported, on Thursday. Myanmar, the UNOPS and Save the Children signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to fight Infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDs 29