Infectious diseases are a persistent threat to public health in African countries, causing millions of deaths each year.
The NICD confirmed that measles cases in the country are nearing the 1,000 mark; here is the province with the MOST cases
Birds that ingested more plastic had lower blood calcium levels, along with higher levels of cholesterol and uric acid.
With all this in mind, reducing air pollution levels may be an important strategy for mitigating the impact of COVID.
During droughts there can be changes in what kinds of food are accessible, as less water is available to produce and process it.
The first group of diseases expected to see a rise in case numbers soon after floods is gastroenteritis caused by water-borne pathogens.
Vitiligo is a disease which causes pale patches on the skin and mucous membranes that can be psychologically devastating.
‘The disease results in a high number of deaths in rabbits and hares and animals die suddenly with bleeding in the organs such as the liver, kidney and spleen.’
Uganda is set to close schools nationwide later this month after eight children die from Ebola, the country’s first lady said on Tuesday.
A new study revealed the origin of the Black Plague, as well as the year, being nine years earlier than previously believed.
The World Health Organization says it has removed the distinction between endemic and non-endemic countries to reflect a unified response
An outbreak of measles in Gauteng has political parties quacking. The DA’s no exception as the party speaks out on the disease’s impact.
S.Africans wait hours for water amid fear of water-born disease outbreak, after floods ravaged the Coastal city of Durban
Environmental Health Practitioners are monitoring numbers for early identification of water-borne diseases in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).
Nine people have died and hundreds have fallen ill with diarrhoea in areas of the Philippines wrecked by a typhoon last month, with aid officials warning of a health crisis as millions struggle to secure clean water and food.
A man returning to the United States from Nigeria tested positive for monkeypox, a rare disease. More than 200 people are being traced by the CDC.
A new outbreak of Ebola has hit West Africa again with reports of the disease striking in Guinea
While the bill does not specifically
state COVID, commentators say it would be obvious that this bill was a reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The invisible enemy attacking South Africa has embedded itself into 50 ‘disease hot-spots’. Here are the worst-affected locations in the country.