Ebola Outbreak 'Defeated' in Nigeria

An excerpt from an address on October 19 by Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization, to its Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean: more»

Number of Youth With TB Increasing

There is a significant increase in the number of patients suffering from Tuberculosis (TB) amongst young people in Tanzania. According to Kibong'oto National Tuberculosis Hospital (KNTH) Director, Dr Riziki Kisonga, the most affected are people in the age of between 25 and 46. more»

Ebola Could Kill 90,000 in Liberia By Year-End Unless Efforts Scaled Up-Study

Efforts to control the Ebola virus in Liberia must be quickly and dramatically scaled up or tens of thousands of people will die in the coming months, said a study published on Friday. more»

The Curious Case of the Sex Workers Who Can't Get HIV

Some years ago, a small group of commercial sex workers - actively pursuing this line of work in a Kenyan slum (Majengo in Nairobi) were identified as having an innate immunity to the HIV virus. more»

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