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Chinese scientists suggest new iron control method for dengue
Dengue mosquitoesSeptember 20, 2019 ET
Dengue virus is a mosquito-borne arbovirus, and blood is the primary route through which mosquitoes acquire dengue virus infections.
Tanzania to WHO: Don't panic, we have no Ebola cases
Ummy MwalimuSeptember 19, 2019 ET
Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola.
Congo and Rwanda upbeat over joint Ebola fight roadmap, WHO says small progress visible
Diane GashumbaSeptember 18, 2019 ET
The Minister for Health for Rwanda, Dr Diane Gashumba, and her Congolese counterpart Dr Eteni Longondo, have commended the progress that the two countries have made in implementing a joint roadmap for cross-border efforts meant to combat the spread of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) epidemic.
Pennsylvanians can pick up free naloxone starting Wednesday
naloxoneSeptember 17, 2019 ET
The life-saving, overdose-reversal medication naloxone will be available free at more than 95 locations across Pennsylvania on Wednesday, September 18 and Wednesday, September 25.
Philippines and South Sudan watching Ebola in Congo, minister arrested for mismanaging Ebola money
Ebola in CongoSeptember 17, 2019 ET
The Philippine goverrnment is monitoring the outbreak of Ebola virus in Congo where they have their workers.
Study on 8 million high school athletes: Chocolate milk outperforms sports drink
high school athletesSeptember 16, 2019 ET
In the first-ever field-based study of high school athletes recovering post-workout, chocolate milk outperformed a commercial sports drink by a net strength difference of 6.7%.
527 fresh dengue cases in Bangladesh in just one day, 80,000 sick
Bangladesh hospitalSeptember 16, 2019 ET
A total of 9,470 cases of dengue were reported in Bangladesh this month, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since January in the country to over 80,567.
Guam records first local dengue case in 75 years, American Samoa sends blood to Hawaii
Guam reported local dengue caseSeptember 14, 2019 ET
Pacific Daily News reports the sick person has no travel history outside of Guam, with all previous dengue cases imported from off-island.
DEA proposes to reduce amount of five opioids manufactured in 2020
Drug Enforcement AdministrationSeptember 13, 2019 ET
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is proposing to reduce the amount of five Schedule II opioid controlled substances that can be manufactured in the United States next year compared with 2019.
Brazil dengue cases surge sevenfold to more than 1.4 million
DengueSeptember 13, 2019 ET
In the first eight months this year, Brazil registered more than 1.4 million dengue fever cases, seven times higher than those in the same period last year.
Suspected cases of cholera in Sudan hit 41
Cholera in SudanSeptember 12, 2019 ET
A total of 41 suspected cases of cholera have been reported in Sudan, the UN announced on Wednesday.
Sixth person died from illness linked to vaping, administration readies ban on e-cigarettes
VapingSeptember 11, 2019 ET
Kansas health officials confirmed the first death in the state associated with using e-cigarettes.
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