Showing posts with label epidemic outbreak. Show all posts
Showing posts with label epidemic outbreak. Show all posts

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Hundreds of cholera cases reported in Yemen

At least 570 suspected cases of cholera have surfaced in war-torn Yemen in the past three weeks, sparking fears of a potential epidemic, Doctors Without Borders said today.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Climate record reveals cruelty of an unusually cold decade in 15th century

What was the climate of the Europe's Low Countries -- modern-day Belgium, northern France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands -- during the 15th century? That's what historian Chantal Camenisch was trying to find out when she happened upon evidence of cruel cold spell.

Friday, March 18, 2016

More than 150 killed in Angola yellow fever outbreak

A yellow fever epidemic has killed 158 people in Angola, with more than 50 deaths occurring last month alone, the World Health Organization officials have said.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Swine flu outbreak claims more than 300 lives in Ukraine

advised people to wear protective masks in public places in an attempt to stop the virus.
At least 313 people have died of influenza epidemic in Ukraine during the cold season, the country's Health Ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Le Brésil déploie son armée de moustiques génétiquement modifiés pour lutter contre un virus

Le Brésil déploie son armée de moustiques génétiquement modifiés pour lutter contre un virus
Face à la menace persistante du virus Zika, transmis par les moustiques-tigre, le Brésil s'apprête à lancer une arme d'un genre nouveau pour lutter contre cette épidémie. Il s'agit de moustique génétiquement modifiés. Les Jeux olympiques étant proches, le pays a donc décidé de s'attaquer par tous les moyens à ces moustiques, également transmetteurs de la dengue et du chikungunya.

Thursday, May 07, 2015

WHO plays down risks of epidemic outbreak in Nepal

World Health Organization (WHO) played down the risks of an epidemic outbreak in Nepal on Wednesday amid widespread fears that unseasonal rain and looming monsoon may pose greater challenge to this earthquake-torn country 's fragile health system.

EL News