MedicoNews

Mozambique confirms wild poliovirus case

Health authorities in Mozambique today declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after confirming that a child in the country’s north-eastern Tete province...

Africa sees longest-running decline in COVID-19 cases

Africa is experiencing its longest-running decline in COVID-19 infections since the onset of the pandemic. Recorded weekly cases have fallen for the past 16...

To Stop Disease X, Accountability Key to New Pandemic Treaty

To prevent future outbreaks from becoming global pandemics, an independent coalition of global leaders has called for an accountable international system that enables countries...

Bout Of Flu In Tanzanian Children Linked To Influenza Type A Virus

A team of experts tasked by the Ministry of Health a week ago to investigate an outbreak of flu in Dar es Salaam has...

Tanzania In Cross-border Polio Vaccination Plan As Malawi Kicks-off Campaign

A mass vaccination drive against polio in Southern Africa started Monday, targeting 23 million children under the age of five in the countries of...

Tanzania on high alert as Kenya reports yellow fever outbreak

Tanzania’s Minister of Health Ummy Mwalimu has urged the public to take precautions against yellow fever, a mosquito-borne viral disease that causes acute illness...

Kenya reports yellow fever outbreak, raises alarm in 47 counties

Kenya’s Ministry of Health has declared an outbreak of yellow fever, an acute illness caused by a virus that’s transmitted by mosquitoes. New cases of...

Health workers ‘given incentives’ to push baby formula

‘Pervasive, misleading and aggressive’ marketing of powdered baby milk is damaging child health across middle- and lower-middle-income countries, a UN report has warned. Ditching the use of...

Subscribe

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you