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Ebola

Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization has just announced that an outbreak has been detected northwest of Democratic Republic of the Congo in the Équateur province. This comes at a particularly difficult time in the Congo as it has just come to the end of a long outbreak in the eastern part of the county. The country […]

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Rotavirus

Rotavirus

Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhoea in children and infants worldwide. Globally, rotavirus kills about  450,000 children under age 5 each year, with most of these deaths occurring in developing countries. link The virus can spread quickly in creches and household, mainly by the fecal-oral route, by toddlers putting their fingers or […]