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62 KILLED BY WEST AFRICA’S MYSTERY DISEASE

62 KILLED BY WEST AFRICA’S MYSTERY DISEASE

The Ministry of Health has been directed by the Kogi State House of Assembly to investigate the myterious disease that’s been killing Yagba West’s 62 constituents. Although necessary actions were already taken, the disease is yet to be identified. Several tests were done hoping to find the right diagnosis. The most common symptoms recorded wereRead more about 62 KILLED BY WEST AFRICA’S MYSTERY DISEASE[…]

FREETOWN IN FULL ALERT AFTER DEADLY MUDSLIDE; POSSIBLE OUTBREAK OF MALARIA, TYPHOID AND CHOLERA NEXT

FREETOWN IN FULL ALERT AFTER DEADLY MUDSLIDE; POSSIBLE OUTBREAK OF MALARIA, TYPHOID AND CHOLERA NEXT

The recent mudslide has devastated the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Its effects,including damage to water and sanitation facilities, could lead to water-borne outbreaks. Freetown’s local government, with the supervision of UN, has enforced stronger health services. The public were alerted to practice good hygiene and hand-washing. The public were also told to boil waterRead more about FREETOWN IN FULL ALERT AFTER DEADLY MUDSLIDE; POSSIBLE OUTBREAK OF MALARIA, TYPHOID AND CHOLERA NEXT[…]

LET’S FOLLOW PAKISTAN’S LEAD – ONE BILLION TREES PLANTED!

LET’S FOLLOW PAKISTAN’S LEAD – ONE BILLION TREES PLANTED!

Khyber Pakhtunkhaw has planted a whopping 1 billion trees in just a little over 2 years. You can read the article here. This aims to improve the condition of their land. The initiative was headed by Imran Khan and known as the “Billion Tree Tsunami,” in 2015. People all over the world are congratulating the country for plantingRead more about LET’S FOLLOW PAKISTAN’S LEAD – ONE BILLION TREES PLANTED![…]

PLAGUE OUTBREAK FEARED IN ARIZONA & NEW MEXICO

PLAGUE OUTBREAK FEARED IN ARIZONA & NEW MEXICO

As of press time, Arizona and New Mexico officials have reported Plague cases both on animals and humans. Navajo County and Cococino County have confirmed the infestation of fleas with Yersinia pestis, a form of plague. Meanwhile, two cases of plague on humans have been confirmed by the New Mexico Department of Health. The patients areRead more about PLAGUE OUTBREAK FEARED IN ARIZONA & NEW MEXICO[…]

EXCLUSIVE: AVIAN FLU VIRUS IN PAMPANGA CAN BE MONITORED BY DOWNLOADING PeN CHAT’S PULSE VIRUS TRACKER

EXCLUSIVE: AVIAN FLU VIRUS IN PAMPANGA CAN BE MONITORED BY DOWNLOADING PeN CHAT’S PULSE VIRUS TRACKER

While it was assured by the Philippine Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol that animal-to-human transmission is not yet feasible, gearing up for the Avian Flu Virus is a must. The Avian Flu virus has also threatened China with new cases almost every month. (See report here.) When a viral outbreak happens, it is important to know whatRead more about EXCLUSIVE: AVIAN FLU VIRUS IN PAMPANGA CAN BE MONITORED BY DOWNLOADING PeN CHAT’S PULSE VIRUS TRACKER[…]