Ebola survivors face increased risk of death

A worker from the World Health Organization (WHO) prepares to administer Ebola vaccination during the launch of an experimental vaccine in Mbandaka, north-western Democratic Republic of the Congo, on May 21, 2018. File Photo by EPA-EFE/STR The overall death rate … Read More

Immigration officials see drastic rise in number of African migrants arriving at US-Mexico border

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Valerie and her son took a walk around this city’s downtown area on Monday after spending three months on a treacherous trek from Brazil, through Central America to Texas. Valerie, a Congolese woman, fled her war-torn country with her family and … Read More

Ebola WARNING: Outbreak could spiral out of control – expert reveals ‘WORST CASE SCENARIO’

THE EBOLA outbreak currently raging in the Democratic Republic of Congo is in danger of spiralling out of control as a result of an ongoing election dispute, which health officials say is damaging public trust in the authorities. Global health … Read More

Yellow fever: UN aims to eradicate disease from Africa by 2026

The UN and partners have launched a plan to vaccinate 1 billion people against yellow fever in Africa. A mass vaccination campaign in West Africa is a model to eliminate the disease. Nearly 1 billion people in Africa will be … Read More

Pope Francis, In Easter Message, Says “Defenceless” Being Killed In Holy Land

Pope Francis called for peace for “the entire world”. Pope Francis spoke a day after the Syrian army command said it regained most of Eastern Ghouta. Pope Francis begged for peace for “the entire world”, beginning with Syria (Reuters) VATICAN … Read More