Dengue fever finds breeding ground in war-weary Yemen

World / Science & Health Dec 17, 2019

Dengue fever finds breeding ground in war-weary Yemen

Ibrahim Ali al-Jadari's four teenage daughters lie at home on intravenous drips that will soon run out as they, like tens of thousands of other Yemenis, battle a seasonal surge of dengue fever. Mosquito-borne dengue is the latest challenge facing Yemenis who have endured almost ...

Ebola cases surge sharply in strife-torn eastern Congo

World / Science & Health Dec 13, 2019

Ebola cases surge sharply in strife-torn eastern Congo

Twenty-three cases of Ebola have been recorded in four days in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where deadly violence is hampering efforts to end the 16-month-old epidemic, authorities said on Thursday. Ten cases were recorded on Tuesday alone in Mabalako in North Kivu province, after ...