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  • Zika Virus Identified in Liberia? - Liberian Daily Observer 22 Jul 2019 07:02 Liberian Times Dr. Catherine Kurkett-Kamara, director of the SALT Rehabilitation Clinic in Zubah Town community in Paynesville, outside Monrovia, has raised alarm over the emergence of a new disease in the country, which she classified as “Zika virus,” transmitted mainly …
  • WHO Declares International Emergency over DRC Ebola Outbreak - Prensa Latina 22 Jul 2019 03:55 Google After a meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it was time to redouble efforts and show solidarity with the DRC to end the Ebola epidemic. He said it is 'time for the …
  • Philippines declares national dengue alert in... 21 Jul 2019 20:06 Peninsula Qatar  15 Jul 2019 - 20:55 Representative image: Workers fogging in the housing estate at Aljunied Crescent in Singapore as 40 more cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infections reported on August 28, 2016. AFP / Wong Kwai Chow Manila:  Philippine …
  • Is your holiday destination safe? Latest terror threat levels and travel advice 21 Jul 2019 07:42 Mirror The summer holidays have begun at last and a trip abroad is now on a lot of people's minds. From Turkey to Spain, Brits are set to flood the countries for some sun, sea and sand. Although terrorist attacks are considered likely or very likely in some …
  • Qatar- Ebola crisis a 'public health emergency of international concern' 21 Jul 2019 04:39 MENAFN (MENAFN - Gulf Times) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has sounded the highest alarm over Ebola, a highly contagious disease, which has already killed more than 1,600 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a Central African country. Recently, WHO …
  • Taiwan can help fight Ebola- MOFA - FocusTaiwan Mobile English News 21 Jul 2019 02:54 Taipei News Taipei, July 19 (CNA) Taiwan has the ability to contribute to the control and prevention of Ebola, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday, following a World Health Organization (WHO) announcement that the disease is now an international health …
  • DENGUE ALERT IS UP 20 Jul 2019 21:12 Mindanao Examiner THE ZAMBOANGA CITY Health Office has expressed alarm over the rising numbers of dengue cases following the deaths of over a dozen people since January. Dr. Dulce Miravite, who heads the City Health Office, has confirmed the fatalities and although alarmed …
  • Getting Eaten Alive By Mosquitoes? Here's All You Ever Needed to Know 20 Jul 2019 16:50 NBC Los Angeles What to Know Aedes "ankle-biter" mosquitoes have invaded SoCal. They will aggressively bite multiple times in one sitting, and will come out in the middle of the day — atypical SoCal mosquito behavior. While native mosquitoes need a large body of …
  • What the Ebola emergency means, what it doesn't mean, and what's next - STAT 20 Jul 2019 02:20 Google Finally, the World Health Organization has declared the world’s latest Ebola outbreak a global health emergency. But what, exactly, does that mean? The decision this week by the WHO’s director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to designate the long- …
  • Ebola epidemic officially declared a global health emergency 19 Jul 2019 23:51 Africa News On July 17, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). A PHEIC is the highest level of alert for an infectious disease. WHO director-general, Tedros …
  • Mosquito milestone: use bacteria and radiation to eliminate the bugs 19 Jul 2019 22:46 KSRO iStock iStockBY: Dr. Laith Alexander Is repellent just not doing the trick to rid you of mosquitoes this summer? What about a different approach, like infecting the critters with bacteria topped up with a dose of radiation? It’s a serious idea. Researchers …
  • Yunnan reports first case of imported Zika virus 19 Jul 2019 14:02 Nation Kunming customs in southwest China’s Yunnan Province had detected the province’s first case of imported Zika virus in a traveler returning from abroad, local health authorities said Friday. After treatment and quarantine, the patient has been discharged …
  • Why has WHO declared Ebola emergency a year after outbreak started? 19 Jul 2019 11:09 euronews The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a "public health emergency of international concern" on Wednesday. This was the fourth such meeting of WHO's emergency committee on the …
  • Infected mosquitoes have Chandler in their crosshairs 19 Jul 2019 08:40 San Tan Sun News By Cecilia Chan Staff Writer Vector control specialist Jason Gillette checked a funky-looking mosquito trap hanging from a tree in the East Valley neighborhood. The gallon cooler is filled with dry ice and poked with holes that emit carbon dioxide — …
  • Ebola Outbreak in Congo Declared Global Health Emergency: WHO - Bloomberg TicToc 19 Jul 2019 08:32 Google Officials from the World Health Organization hold a news conference after its emergency committee held a fourth meeting to decide if the Ebola outbreak in Congo should be classified as a public health emergency of international concern, which could trigger …
  • Congo enforcing steps to curb Ebola 19 Jul 2019 07:48 NWA Online GOMA, Congo -- Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency, authorities said Thursday. Soldiers and police will "force" people who …
  • Hajj: S/Arabia issues new health regulatory guidelines 19 Jul 2019 06:46 Best Naira News     By Haroon Balogun Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has issued new health regulatory guidelines for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims and other travellers into the Kingdom for the 1440 Hajj season. Based on World Health Organisation, WHO’s report of …
  • Scientists Develop Method to Reduce Population of Dangerous Mosquitoes 19 Jul 2019 05:53 News Max Some mosquitoes spread diseases to humans through their bite, passing along harmful pathogens like Zika, dengue fever, West Nile virus and chikungunya. Now humans are turning the tables, infecting these dangerous mosquitoes with bacteria that sabotage …
  • WHO: Ebola outbreak an emergency of global concern 19 Jul 2019 05:34 Daily Star The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics. The year-old Ebola epidemic in eastern …
  • Country diary: if they're not tadpoles what are these little wrigglers? 19 Jul 2019 05:25 Guardian Weekly In a week, heat, then rain. Heavy air settles, and thunder seems hiding around its edges. Water collects in everything concave. Then my five-year-old daughter comes in and tells us there are tadpoles outside. It’s late for tadpoles. I’ve seen no frogspawn, …