The virus travels through Aedes mosquitos, which are common in all nations in the Western Hemisphere with the exception of Canada and Chile.
Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, an assistant professor at Tuskegee University, has taken on the challenge of defeating cancer with the help of a million-dollar grant.
According to reports, Nigerian military officials have rescued 178 people who were kidnapped by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group. The military released a statement on Sunday saying that 101 of those individuals, who were saved in northern Borno state, are women, and 67 are children. A Boko Haram commander was captured and several camps were reportedly dismantled. […]
Until more information becomes available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Ebola survivors to abstain from all forms of sex or use condoms every time, rather than for just three months as previously recommended, reports The New York Times. The revised guidelines come after the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) and Liberia issued […]
Indiana state health officials confirmed the recent HIV epidemic in Scott County is worsening, the New York Times reports. With reports of up to 130 cases in what has become the largest such outbreak in the southeastern portion of the state, officials say that the skyrocketing of these cases are linked to injections of the powerful painkiller […]
South Indiana is under major pressure to create a medical safety blanket after it was revealed Gov. Mike Pence would declare a health emergency over the growing cases of HIV in the area. Excessive amounts of drug use have aided the increase in HIV and AIDS viruses, according to the Indy Star. Oxymorphone – or Opana – has […]
Trinidad (Trinidad-Guardian)– After 17 women fell ill in Trinidad, many Trinidadians are blaming it on a “Demon Attack.” The Trinidad Guardian Reports: Panic broke out at the Moruga Composite School yesterday as 17 female students fell mysteriously ill and began rolling on the ground, hissing and blabbering in a strange tongue, after suffering bouts of […]
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP)– Protesters who hold Nepalese U.N. peacekeepers responsible for a deadly outbreak of cholera that has killed 1,000 in three weeks threw stones and threatened to set fire to a base in the country’s second-largest city Monday, Haitian radio and eyewitnesses reported. The protesters also blame the unit for the death of a […]
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The cholera epidemic has spread into Haiti’s capital, imperiling nearly 3 million people living in Port-au-Prince, nearly half of them in unsanitary tent camps for the homeless from the Jan. 12 earthquake. Health authorities told The Associated Press on Monday that tests confirmed a 3-year-old boy who hadn’t been out of the […]
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