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Kiev reports first measles death as cases soar

Ukraine’s capital has seen its first death from measles in a major outbreak, the health ministry said Monday. A 57-year-old woman died in hospital of complications from the highly infectious illness, health ministry spokeswoman Maryna Dadinova told AFP. Eight people, including two children, have died of measles in Ukraine this year. There were 16 deaths […]
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Blast kills 5 demining experts in Yemen

An explosion killed five demining specialists in war-torn Yemen’s central province of Maarib on Sunday, security and medical sources said. A pro-government security official, who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity, said the the five were foreign experts working on the Saudi-backed Masam landmine clearance project. AFP could not independently confirm which countries they […]
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Cholera kills 61 in Yobe

Cholera kills 61 in Yobe

Yobe State government yesterday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Muhammad Kawuwa, stated this in a statement in Damaturu. He said Acute Water Diarrhea (AWD) cases were reported in some parts of the state and later confirmed to […]
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WHO warns Nigeria, 15 others on listeriosis out break

THE World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned Nigeria and 15 other African countries of a listeriosis outbreak that started in South Africa in 2017, confirming its support for their preparedness and response to the disease. The other African countries are Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, […]
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