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A rare disease affecting the eyes and mouth was diagnosed in a 31 year old man in Mwanza but medical experts fear there could be more patients with this condition. Known as Behçet’s Disease (BD), the condition has no specific...
Scientists in Tanzania have discovered a new kind of bacterium which was causing sporadic outbreaks of infections among newly born babies at Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) in Mwanza region. The new bacterial species, which has been named Enterobacter bugandensis, poses...
Researchers from the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) have found more than 1100 jiggers embedded in the feet and hands of a 78-year-old woman. They have published her case in the Journal of Medical Case Reports. The report is titled:...