Health




Nigeria: 9 Dead From Lassa Fever

Previously, between August 2015 and 17 May 2016, WHO has been notified of 273 cases of Lassa fever, including 149 deaths in Nigeria. Of these, 165 cases and 89 deaths have been confirmed through laboratory…



Liberia: Estimated 75% Diagnosed With Diabetes

The Liberia Diabetes Center has released a scaring statistics that threatens the country’s population. The center disclosed that three million Liberians are diabetics or pre-diabetics. Liberia has a population of over four million people. Pre-diabetes…





Mali Eradicates Guinea Worm

LONDON — Mali has eliminated Guinea worm disease, bringing the world a step closer to eradicating the debilitating parasitic disease, the U.S.-based Carter Center said, citing provisional government figures. Guinea worm infections afflicted 3.5 million…