Against the background of increasing violence in DR Congo, Ebola death toll crosses 1,000

Against the background of increasing violence in DR Congo, Ebola death toll crosses 1,000

Kinshasa: More than 1,000 people have been killed in DR Congo, regarded as the second biggest Ebola outbreak in history. Of these 27 were health workers and thus the World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed fears that the situation could worsen. The experts claimed that the ongoing violence and the mistrust among the local population […]

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Ebola death toll in DR Congo crosses 410, WHO fear the disease, could spread to the neighbouring countries.

Ebola death toll in DR Congo crosses 410, WHO fear the disease, could spread to the neighbouring countries.

Kinshasa: By each passing day, the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is evolving into a more dangerous form than it is at present taking the death tolla bove 410. Fears have been expressed that the epidemic could continue for six more months and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that it could also spread […]

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Ebola outbreak: Deadly virus claims more than 245 lives in Congo, WHO claims it to be second deadliest in history

Ebola outbreak: Deadly virus claims more than 245 lives in Congo, WHO claims it to be second deadliest in history

Kinshasa: The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has claimed more than 245 lives. The World Health Organisation (WHO) informed it is the second largest and deadliest Ebola outbreak in history. Previously in 2014, the Ebola outbreak had claimed more than 11,000 lives. Peter Salama, a senior WHO official while giving […]

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More than 150 killed in Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, WHO fears the situation might deteriorate due to rebels

More than 150 killed in Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, WHO fears the situation might deteriorate due to rebels

Kinshasa: Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) in Africa has been hit by an Ebola epidemic for the second time in six months. The epidemic is on a rampage in the eastern part of the country and has already claimed 159 lives. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed fear that the situation may worsen […]

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Ebola epidemic kills 44 in Congo, more than 1,500 infected as per WHO

Ebola epidemic kills 44 in Congo, more than 1,500 infected as per WHO

Geneva/Kinshasa: Congo has been hit by Ebola once again after claiming 33 lives just three months ago. The disease is once again rampant in Congo since the past two weeks and has claimed 44 lives. The World Health Organisation (WHO) expresses fear over more than 1,500 people being infected with the virus and the numbers […]

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The Cholera epidemic will intensify the crisis in Yemen; WHO expresses concern

The Cholera epidemic will intensify the crisis in Yemen; WHO expresses concern

Geneva :Yemen has been hit by a wave of cholera epidemic twice in the past, and the third wave is waiting for a breakout in this conflict-ridden country. If preventive steps are not taken in time before the epidemic, the crisis in Yemen will deepen, was the concern expressed by the World Health Organisation (WHO). […]

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Eight more countries in Africa may be hit by Ebola following Congo, warns the World Health Organisation

Eight more countries in Africa may be hit by Ebola following Congo, warns the World Health Organisation

Geneva/Kinshasa: The Ebola epidemic has reached dangerous proportions and has already claimed 26 lives. The World Health Organisation has warned that this epidemic in Congo is extremely dangerous and eight more countries in Africa might contract this epidemic in the near future. This is the eighth time that the African nations have contracted Ebola epidemic […]

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Outbreak of Deadly Nipah virus in Kerala claims 16 lives as state Health Department declares high alert; Central Government sends special doctors’ team

Outbreak of Deadly Nipah virus in Kerala claims 16 lives as state Health Department declares high alert; Central Government sends special doctors’ team

Kozhikode: The outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus has caused havoc in Kerala, killing 16 people. While 6 patients are in a serious condition, at least 25 others have been admitted under suspicion and are currently being treated. The Kerala Health Department has declared a high alert and the Central Government has enforced a special […]

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Ageing population in China on the rise, reports ‘China Association of Social Security’

Ageing population in China on the rise, reports ‘China Association of Social Security’

Beijing: As the count of the aged citizens amongst the Chinese population is progressively on the rise, China seems to be making way towards a ‘Hyper Aged Society’, such is the conclusion drawn from a new report which has come to the fore. The ‘China Association of Social Security’ in China has published this report […]

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