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Uganda dispels fears of Covid cases as normal flu

The Department of Infectious Disease Control said the outbreak was a "normal flu".
By BBC News May. 9, 2023

WHO says Covid-19 is no longer a global health emergency

WHO’s International Health Regulations Emergency Committee discussed the pandemic on Thursday at its 15th meeting on Covid-19.
By CNN May. 5, 2023

Bird flu: UK health officials make contingency plans

UK health experts are sharing details of their Covid-style plans against bird flu, including modelling for the unlikely scenario that it could mutate and cause a pandemic in people.
By BBC News Feb. 28, 2023

Bird flu kills 11-year-old girl in Cambodia, officials say

An 11-year-old girl in Cambodia has died from bird flu in the country’s first known human H5N1 infection since 2014, health officials said.
By AP news Feb. 23, 2023

When national medicines regulators fail, African Medicines Agency must step in

MEDICINES regulators have a duty to protect African populations from being harmed by medical products that are of substandard quality and safety.
By Lenias Hwenda Feb. 1, 2023

Out & about: Knives out for polycystic ovary syndrome

Squarely, to the highest degree epidemiological scrutiny on PCOS has been conducted in developed countries.
By Grant Moyo Jan. 8, 2023

China media plays down COVID severity as WHO seeks detail on variants

China's foreign ministry labelled travel entry curbs imposed by some countries as "simply unreasonable", saying they "lacked scientific basis".
By Reuters Jan. 3, 2023

Malawi delays reopening schools as cholera cases surge

Cholera is an annual problem during Malawi's rainy months from November to March, where the number of deaths is around 100 a year. But the current outbreak is expcted to be the worst yet.
By Reuters Jan. 3, 2023

Injectable HIV treatment offers hope to Ugandan patients

The GSK treatment secured U.S. approval late last year and was endorsed this year by the World Health Organization.
By Reuters Dec. 21, 2022